EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 45
(Senate - March 13, 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-552. A communication from the Board Chairman and Chief 
     Executive Officer, Farm Credit Administration, transmitting 
     the Administration's proposed fiscal year 2020 Budget and 
     Performance Plan; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, 
     and Forestry.
        EC-553. A communication from the Chief of the Planning and 
     Regulatory Affairs Branch, Food and Nutrition Service, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Hiring Flexibility Under 
     Professional Standards'' (RIN0584-AE60) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Agriculture, 
     Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-554. A communication from the Acting Secretary of 
     Defense, transmitting a report on the approved retirement of 
     Vice Admiral Dixon R. Smith, United States Navy, and his 
     advancement to the grade of vice admiral on the retired list; 
     to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-555. A communication from the Under Secretary of 
     Defense (Acquisition and Sustainment), transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, a report entitled ``Annual National Defense Stockpile 
     Operations and Planning Report''; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
        EC-556. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic 
     report on the national emergency with respect to Somalia that 
     was declared in Executive Order 13536 on April 12, 2010; to 
     the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-557. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Community 
     Reinvestment Act Regulations'' (RIN3064-AE97) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on March 11, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-558. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Depository 
     Institution Management Interlocks

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     Act'' (RIN3064-AE92) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on March 11, 2019; to the Committee on Banking, 
     Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-559. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Limited 
     Exception for a Capped Amount of Reciprocal Deposits From 
     Treatment as Brokered Deposits'' (RIN3064-AE89) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on March 11, 2019; 
     to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-560. 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; 
     Selenomethionine Hydroxy Analogue'' ((21 CFR Part 573) 
     (Docket No. FDA-2015-F-2712)) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, 
     and Pensions.
        EC-561. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Equal Employment 
     Opportunity Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Commission's Annual Sunshine Act Report for 2018; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-562. A communication from the Director of the Office of 
     Business Transformation, Department of Housing and Urban 
     Development, transmitting, pursuant to law, the Department's 
     fiscal year 2017 inventory of commercial and inherently 
     governmental activities; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-563. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 23-7, ``Sports Wagering Procurement 
     Practices Reform Exemption Act of 2019''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-564. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 23-8, ``Rental Housing Registration 
     Extension Temporary Amendment Act of 2019''; to the Committee 
     on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-565. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 23-9, ``Federal Worker Housing Relief 
     Temporary Act of 2019''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-566. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 23-19, ``Sports Wagering Lottery 
     Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2019''; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-567. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 23-20, ``Bryant Street Tax Increment 
     Financing Temporary Amendment Act of 2019''; to the Committee 
     on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-568. A communication from the Regulation Policy 
     Development Coordinator, Office of Regulation Policy and 
     Management, Department of Veterans Affairs, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Update: 
     Enrollment - Provision of Hospital and Outpatient Care to 
     Medal of Honor Veterans'' (RIN2900-AQ34) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Veterans' 
     Affairs.
        EC-569. A communication from the Deputy Chief, Consumer 
     and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications 
     Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Advanced Methods to Target and Eliminate 
     Unlawful Robocalls'' ((CG Docket No. 17-59) (FCC 18-177)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 11, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-570. A communication from the Deputy Chief, Consumer 
     and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications 
     Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Misuse of Internet Protocol (IP) Captioned 
     Telephone Service; Telecommunications Relay Services and 
     Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and 
     Speech Disabilities'' ((CG Docket Nos. 13-24 and 3-123) (FCC 
     19-11)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on March 11, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-571. A communication from the Deputy Chief, Office of 
     Economics and Analytics, Federal Communications Commission, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Connect America Fund; Universal Service Reform - Mobility 
     Fund'' ((WT Docket Nos. 10-90 and 10-208) (FCC 18-183)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 11, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-572. A communication from the Assistant Chief Counsel 
     for Regulatory Affairs, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials 
     Safety Administration, Department of Transportation, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Hazardous Materials: Enhanced Safety Provisions for Lithium 
     Batteries Transported by Aircraft (FAA Reauthorization Act of 
     2018)'' (RIN2137-AF20) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on March 11, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-573. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Summer 
     Flounder Fishery; 2018 Commercial Quota Harvested for the 
     Commonwealth of Massachusetts'' (RIN0648-XG392) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on March 8, 2019; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-574. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic 
     Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery; 2018 Illex Squid 
     Quota Harvested'' (RIN0648-XG349) received during adjournment 
     of the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-575. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``International Fisheries: Western and Central Pacific 
     Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species; Closure of Purse 
     Seine Fishery on the High Seas in 2018'' (RIN0648-XG458) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on March 8, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-576. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries in the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; 
     Sablefish in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of 
     Alaska'' (RIN0648-XG402) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on March 
     8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-577. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; 
     Pacific Ocean Perch in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands 
     Management Area'' (RIN0648-XG115) received during adjournment 
     of the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-578. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; 
     Pacific Ocean Perch in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf 
     of Alaska'' (RIN0648-XG400) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-579. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Summer 
     Flounder Fishery; 2018 Commercial Quota Harvested for the 
     State of Rhode Island'' (RIN0648-XG692) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-580. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna 
     Fisheries'' (RIN0648-XG695) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-581. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic 
     Herring Fishery; 2018 Management Area 1B Directed Fishery 
     Closure'' (RIN0648-XG512) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on March 
     8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-582. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; 
     Reallocation of Pacific Cod in the Central Regulatory Area of 
     the Gulf of Alaska'' (RIN0648-XG675) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-583. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of 
     the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Reallocation of 
     Pacific Cod in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management 
     Area'' (RIN0648-XF948) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on March 
     8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-584. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant

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     to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of the 
     Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Reallocation of Pacific 
     Cod in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska'' 
     (RIN0648-XG502) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on March 8, 2019; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-585. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of 
     the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Shrimp 
     Fishery Off the Southern Atlantic States; Closure of the 
     Penaeid Shrimp Fishery Off South Carolina'' (RIN0648-XF955) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on March 8, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-586. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of 
     the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 2018 
     Commercial Accountability Measure and Closure for South 
     Atlantic Blueline Tilefish'' (RIN0648-XG424) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-587. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Sustainable Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Real Fish 
     Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; 2018 Recreational 
     Accountability Measure and Closure for Gulf of Mexico Grey 
     Triggerfish'' (RIN0648-XG421) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 8, 2019; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-588. A communication from the Acting Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, Office of Sustainable 
     Fisheries, Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Fisheries of the 
     Northeastern United States; Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black 
     Sea Bass Fisheries; 2019 Specifications'' (RIN0648-BI48) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on March 8, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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