EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 21
(Senate - February 04, 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-197. A communication from the Acting Secretary of 
     Defense, transmitting a report on the approved retirement of 
     Lieutenant General Jerry P. Martinez, United States Air 
     Force, and his advancement to the grade of

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     lieutenant general on the retired list; to the Committee on 
     Armed Services.
       EC-198. A communication from the Acting Secretary of 
     Defense, transmitting the report of an officer authorized to 
     wear the insignia of the grade of brigadier general in 
     accordance with title 10, United States Code, section 777, 
     this will not cause the Department to exceed the number of 
     frocked officers authorized; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
       EC-199. A communication from the Secretary, Securities and 
     Exchange Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Disclosure of Hedging by 
     Employees, Officers and Directors'' (RIN3235-AL49) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on January 30, 
     2019; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
       EC-200. A communication from the General Counsel of the 
     Federal Housing Finance Agency, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Federal Home Loan Bank 
     Capital Requirements'' (RIN2590-AA70) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on January 30, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-201. 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 ``Energy Conservation Program: Energy 
     Conservation Standards for Certain External Power Supplies'' 
     ((RIN1904-AE23) (10 CFR Parts 429 and 430)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 31, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
       EC-202. A communication from the Assistant Legal Adviser 
     for Treaty Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to the Case-Zablocki Act, 1 U.S.C. 112b, as amended, 
     the report of the texts and background statements of 
     international agreements, other than treaties (List 2019-
     0001--2019-0008); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
       EC-203. A communication from the White House Liaison, 
     Department of Education, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a vacancy in the position of General Counsel, 
     Department of Education, received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on January 30, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-204. A communication from the Assistant General Counsel 
     for Regulatory Services, Office of General Counsel, 
     Department of Education, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Adjustment of Civil Monetary 
     Penalties for Inflation'' ((RIN1801-AA18) (34 CFR Parts 36 
     and 668)) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on January 30, 2019; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-205. A communication from the Chief Privacy Officer, 
     Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, a report entitled ``Department of Homeland Security 
     Privacy Office's Fiscal Year 2018 Semiannual Report to 
     Congress''; to the Committees on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs; the Judiciary; and Select Committee on 
     Intelligence.
       EC-206. A communication from the Chairman of the Council of 
     the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-564, ``Sexual Blackmail Elimination and 
     Immigrant Protection Amendment Act of 2018''; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-207. A communication from the Chairman of the Council of 
     the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-565, ``Voting Rights Notification 
     Amendment Act of 2018''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-208. A communication from the Chairman of the Council of 
     the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-575, ``Health Insurance Marketplace 
     Improvement Temporary Amendment Act of 2018''; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-209. A communication from the Senior Procurement 
     Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services 
     Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal 
     Acquisition Circular 2019-01; Introduction'' ((48 CFR Chapter 
     1) (FAC 2019-01)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on January 30, 2019; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-210. A communication from the Senior Procurement 
     Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services 
     Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal 
     Acquisition Circular 2019-01; Small Entity Compliance Guide'' 
     ((48 CFR Chapter 1) (FAC 2019-01)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on January 30, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-211. A communication from the Senior Procurement 
     Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services 
     Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Federal Acquisition Regulation; Combatting 
     Trafficking in Persons--Definition of `Recruitment Fees' '' 
     ((RIN9000-AN02) (48 CFR Parts 22 and 52)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 30, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-212. A communication from the Chief of the Regulatory 
     Coordination Division, Citizenship and Immigration Services, 
     Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Registration Requirement 
     for Petitioners Seeking to File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of 
     Cap-Subject Aliens'' (RIN1615-AB71) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on January 31, 2019; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
       EC-213. A communication from the Chairman of the Council of 
     the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-576, ``Controlled Substance Testing 
     Temporary Amendment Act of 2018''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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