EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 4
(Senate - January 09, 2019)

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                   EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS

  The following communications were laid before the Senate, together 
with accompanying papers, reports, and documents, and were referred as 
indicated:

        EC-21. A communication from the Assistant Secretary of the 
     Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, a report on the mobilizations of selected reserve 
     units, received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on January 2, 2019; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-22. A communication from the Acting Principal Director, 
     Defense Pricing and Contracting, Department of Defense, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: 
     Submission of Summary Subcontract Reports'' ((RIN0750-AJ42) 
     (DFARS Case 2017-D005)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on December 19, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-23. A communication from the Acting Principal Director, 
     Defense Pricing and Contracting, Department of Defense, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: 
     Restrictions on Acquisitions from Foreign Sources'' 
     ((RIN0750-AJ22) (DFARS Case 2017-D011)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on December 19, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-24. A communication from the Acting Principal Director, 
     Defense Pricing and Contracting, Department of Defense, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: 
     Electronic Submission and Processing of Payment Requests and 
     Receiving Reports'' ((RIN0750-AJ44) (DFARS Case 2016-D032)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 19, 2018; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-25. A communication from the Acting Principal Director, 
     Defense Pricing and Contracting, Department of Defense, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: 
     Modification of the Limits on Single-Source Task or Delivery 
     Order Contracts'' ((RIN0750-AK21) (DFARS Case 2018-D060)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     December 19, 2018; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-26. A communication from the Acting Principal Director, 
     Defense Pricing and Contracting, Department of Defense, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Foreign 
     Commercial Satellite Services and Certain Items on the 
     Commerce Control List'' ((RIN0750-AJ82) (DFARS Case 2018-
     D020)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on December 19, 2018; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-27. A communication from the Secretary of the Treasury, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the six-month periodic report 
     on the national emergency with respect to the Western Balkans 
     that was declared in Executive Order 13219 of June 26, 2001; 
     to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-28. A communication from the Secretary of the Treasury, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the six-month periodic report 
     on the national emergency with respect to terrorists who 
     threaten to disrupt the Middle East peace process that was 
     declared in Executive Order 12947 of January 23, 1995; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-29. A communication from the Secretary of the Treasury, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the six-month periodic report 
     on the national emergency with respect to North Korea that 
     was declared in Executive Order 13466 of June 26, 2008; to 
     the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-30. A communication from the Secretary, Securities and 
     Exchange Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Amendments to Regulation A'' 
     (RIN3235-AM42) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on January 2, 2019; to the Committee on Banking, 
     Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-31. A communication from the Associate General Counsel 
     for Legislation and Regulations, Office of General Counsel, 
     Department of Housing and Urban Development, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Streamlining 
     Warranty Requirements for Federal Housing Administration 
     (FHA) Single-Family Mortgage Insurance: Removal of the Ten-
     Year Protection Plan Requirements'' (RIN2502-AJ40) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on January 2, 
     2019; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-32. A communication from the Chief Counsel, Federal 
     Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Suspension of Community Eligibility; North Carolina; Camden 
     County, Unincorporated Areas et al.'' ((44 CFR Part 64) 
     (Docket No. FEMA-2018-0002)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-33. A communication from the Secretary, Securities and 
     Exchange Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Rule 610T--Transaction Fee 
     Pilot'' (RIN3235-0761) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-34. A communication from the Secretary, Securities and 
     Exchange Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Applications by Security-Based 
     Swap Dealers or Major Security-Based Swap Participants for 
     Statutorily Disqualified Associated Persons to Effect or be 
     Involved in Effecting Security-Based Swaps'' (RIN3235-AL76) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     January 2, 2019; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
        EC-35. A communication from the Alternate Federal Register 
     Liaison Officer, Office of the Secretary, Department of 
     Defense, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``TRICARE Pharmacy Benefits Program Reforms'' 
     (RIN0720-AB75) received on January 2, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Armed Services.
        EC-36. A communication from the Assistant General Counsel 
     for Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency, Department 
     of Energy, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Inflation Adjustment of Civil Monetary 
     Penalties'' (10 CFR Parts 207, 218, 429, 431, 490, 501, 601, 
     820, 824, 851, 1013, 1017, and 1050) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on January 3, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-37. A communication from the Director of Human 
     Resources Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, two (2) reports 
     relative to vacancies in the Environmental Protection Agency, 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     January 3, 2019; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
        EC-38. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Nuclear 
     Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Final Safety Evaluations of 
     Technical Specifications Task Force Traveler TSTF-564, 
     Revision 2, `Safety Limit MCPR' Using the Consolidated Line 
     Item Improvement Process'' (NUREG-1433 and 1434) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on January 2, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-39. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Nuclear 
     Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Final Revised Model Safety 
     Evaluation of Traveler TSTF-505, Revision 2, `Provide Risk-
     Informed Extended Completion Times, RITSTF Initiative 4B' '' 
     (NUREG-1430, 1431, 1432, 1433, and 1434) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 2, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-40. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Nuclear 
     Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Final Safety Evaluation of 
     Technical Specifications Task Force Traveler TSTF-563, 
     Revision 0, `Revise Instrument Testing Definitions to 
     Incorporate the Surveillance Frequency Control Program' '' 
     (NUREG-1430, 1431, 1432, 1433, 1434, and 2194) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on January 2, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-41. A communication from the President of the United 
     States to the President Pro Tempore of the United States 
     Senate, transmitting, consistent with the War Powers Act, a 
     report relative to the deployment of U.S. forces to support 
     the security of U.S. personnel and our Embassy in The 
     Democratic Republic of the Congo; to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-42. A communication from the Deputy Assistant General 
     Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, Pension Benefit Guaranty 
     Corporation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer 
     Plans; Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-Employer Plans; 
     Interest Assumptions for Valuing and Paying

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     Benefits'' (29 CFR Parts 4022 and 4044) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-43. A communication from the Deputy Assistant General 
     Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, Pension Benefit Guaranty 
     Corporation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer 
     Plans; Valuation of Benefits and Assets; Expected Retirement 
     Age'' (29 CFR Part 4044) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-44. A communication from the Director of Regulations and 
     Policy Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 
     Department of Health and Human Services, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Uniform 
     Compliance Date for Food Labeling Regulations'' ((21 CFR Part 
     101) (Docket No. FDA-2000-N-0011)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-45. A communication from the Director of Regulations and 
     Policy Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 
     Department of Health and Human Services, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Listing of 
     Color Additives Subject to Certification; D&C Yellow No. 8; 
     Confirmation of Effective Date'' ((21 CFR Part 74) (Docket 
     No. FDA-2017-C-2902)) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-46. A communication from the Director of Regulations and 
     Policy Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 
     Department of Health and Human Services, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Food 
     Labeling; Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts 
     Labels; Technical Amendments'' ((21 CFR Part 101) (Docket No. 
     FDA-2012-N-1210)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-47. A communication from the Director of Regulations and 
     Policy Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 
     Department of Health and Human Services, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Medical 
     Device Classification Procedures; Incorporating Food and Drug 
     Administration Safety and Innovation Act Procedures'' 
     ((RIN0910-AH75) (Docket No. FDA-2013-N-1529)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-48. A communication from the Chairman of the Federal 
     Trade Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Commission's Financial Report for fiscal year 2018; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-49. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, 
     Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Rescinding Department of 
     Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR) Clause 
     3052.219-70, Small Business Subcontracting Plan Reporting 
     (HSAR Case 2017-001)'' (RIN1601-AA83) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-50. A communication from the Director of Regulation 
     Policy and Management, Department of Veterans Affairs, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Loan Guaranty: Revisions to VA-Guaranteed or Insured Cash-
     out Home Refinance Loans'' (RIN2900-AQ42) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
       EC-51. A communication from the Broadband Division Chief, 
     Wireless Telecommunication Bureau, Federal Communications 
     Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Use of Spectrum Bands Above 24 GHz for Mobile 
     Radio Services'' ((GN Docket No. 14-177) (FCC 18-180)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     January 2, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
       EC-52. A communication from the Chief of Staff, Wireline 
     Competition Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Connect America Fund'' ((WC Docket Nos. 10-90, 14-58, and 
     07-135) (FCC 18-176)) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-53. A communication from the Chief of Staff, Media 
     Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Television 
     Broadcasting Services; Morehead and Richmond, Kentucky'' (MB 
     Docket No. 18-320) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on January 2, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
       EC-54. A communication from the Chief of Staff, Media 
     Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``'Amendment 
     of Parts 0, 1, 5, 73, and 74 of the Commission's Rules 
     Regarding Posting of Station Licenses and Related 
     Information' and 'Modernization of Media Regulation 
     Initiative''' ((MB Docket Nos. 18-121 and 17-105) (FCC 18-
     174)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on January 2, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
       EC-55. A communication from the Federal Register Liaison 
     Officer, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Expansion of the Arroyo Seco Viticultural 
     Area'' (RIN1513-AC36) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-56. A communication from the Federal Register Liaison 
     Officer, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Expansion of the Monticello Viticultural 
     Area'' (RIN1513-AC37) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on January 2, 2019; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-57. A communication from the Federal Register Liaison 
     Officer, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Establishment of the Van Duzer Corridor 
     Viticultural Area and Clarification of the Eola-Amity Hill 
     Viticultural Area Boundary Description'' (RIN1513-AC39) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     January 2, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.

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