EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 24
(Senate - February 07, 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-222. 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 ``Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay Compensations'' 
     (RIN0790-AK39) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on February 5, 2019; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
       EC-223. 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 ``Unsatisfactory Performance of Ready Reserve 
     Obligation'' (RIN0790-AK28) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on February 5, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Armed Services.
       EC-224. 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 ``Participation in Reserve Training Programs'' 
     (RIN0790-AK29) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on February 5, 2019; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
       EC-225. 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 ``Compensation of Certain Former Operatives 
     Incarcerated by the Democratic Republic of Vietnam'' 
     (RIN0790-AK38) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on February 5, 2019; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
       EC-226. A communication from the Secretary of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the Department of Commerce's 
     Bureau of Industry and Security Annual Report for fiscal year 
     2018; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
       EC-227. A communication from the Director, Bureau of 
     Consumer Financial Protection, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     a report entitled ``Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 
     Fiscal Year 2019: Annual Performance Plan and Report, and 
     Budget Overview''; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
       EC-228. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Bureau of Legislative Affairs, Department of State, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic report 
     relative to the continuation of the national emergency with 
     respect to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction 
     that was originally declared in Executive Order 12938 of 
     November 14, 1994; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
       EC-229. A communication from the Chairman, Securities and 
     Exchange Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 2017 
     Annual Report of the Securities Investor Protection 
     Corporation (SIPC); to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
       EC-230. A communication from the Director of the Regulatory 
     Management Division,

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     Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Air Plan Approval; 
     Missouri; Emissions Inventory for the Missouri Jackson County 
     and Jefferson County 2010 Sulfur Dioxide National Ambient Air 
     Quality Standard Nonattainment Areas'' (FRL No. 9988-46-
     Region 7) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
       EC-231. A communication from the Director of the Regulatory 
     Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule'' (FRL No. 
     9988-90-OECA) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
       EC-232. A communication from the Director of the Regulatory 
     Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals 
     and Amendment to the P075 Listing for Nicotine'' (FRL No. 
     9988-26-OLEM) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
       EC-233. A communication from the Director of the Regulatory 
     Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: 
     Leather Finishing Operations Residual Risk and Technology 
     Review'' (FRL No. 9988-83-OAR) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-234. A communication from the Director of the Regulatory 
     Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): 
     Additional Provisions Affecting Application and Program 
     Updates Rule'' (FRL No. 9988-87-OW) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on February 4, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-235. A communication from the Director of the Regulatory 
     Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: Removal of the 
     Reformulated Gasoline Program from the Northern Kentucky 
     Portion of the Cincinnati-Hamilton Ozone Maintenance Area'' 
     (FRL No. 9988-86-OAR) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
       EC-236. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``Computation of Annual Liability Insurance (Including Self-
     Insurance), No-Fault Insurance, and Worker's Compensation 
     Settlement Recovery Threshold''; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-237. A communication from the Chief of the Publications 
     and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Maximum Values for 2018 for Use With 
     Vehicle Cents-Per-Mile and Fleet-Average Valuation Rules'' 
     (Notice 2019-08) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-238. A communication from the Chief of the Publications 
     and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Section 162(a) Safe Harbors for Certain 
     Payments Made by a C Corporation or a Specified Pass-Through 
     Entity in Exchange for a State or Local Tax Credit'' (Notice 
     2019-12) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-239. A communication from the Chief of the Publications 
     and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Making Elections under Section 179 and 
     168'' (Rev. Proc. 2019-08) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Finance.
       EC-240. A communication from the Chief of the Publications 
     and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Public Approval of Tax-Exempt Private 
     Activity Bonds'' (RIN1545-BG91) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Finance.
       EC-241. A communication from the Chief of the Publications 
     and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Individual Shared Responsibility Payment 
     Hardship Exemptions that May Be Claimed on a Federal Income 
     Tax Return Without Obtaining a Hardship Exemption 
     Certification from the Marketplace for the 2018 Tax Year'' 
     (Notice 2019-05) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-242. A communication from the Chief of the Publications 
     and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Revenue Procedure 2019-3'' (Rev. Proc. 
     2019-3) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-243. A communication from the Chief of the Publications 
     and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Previously Taxed Earnings and Profits 
     Accounts'' (Notice 2019-01) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Finance.
       EC-244. A communication from the Chief of the Publications 
     and Regulations Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Department 
     of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Update to Revenue Procedure 2018-4'' (Rev. 
     Proc. 2019-4) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-245. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled ``Report to 
     Congress: Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education 
     Payment Program'' ; to the Committee on Health, Education, 
     Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-246. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled ``Report to 
     Congress: Teaching Heath Center Graduate Medical Education 
     Direct and Indirect Training Expenses Report'' ; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-247. 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 
     Additives Permitted in Feed and Drinking Water of Animals; 
     Formic Acid'' ((21 CFR Part 573) (Docket No. FDA-2017-F-
     2130)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Health, Education, 
     Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-248. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Department of 
     Labor, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses'' 
     (RIN1218-AD17) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-249. A communication from the Chairman of the Council of 
     the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-680, ``Sense of the Council in Support 
     of Transgender, Intersex, and Gender Non-Conforming 
     Communities Resolution of 2018''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
       EC-250. A communication from the Assistant Director of 
     Regulation Policy and Management, Department of Veterans 
     Affairs, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act 
     Amendments'' ((RIN2900-AQ55) (38 CFR Parts 36 and 42)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     February 4, 2019; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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