EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 70
(Senate - April 30, 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-998. A communication from the Under Secretary of Defense 
     (Acquisition and Sustainment), transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     a notice of the Department of Defense's intent to commence 
     chemical agent destruction operations at the Blue Grass Army 
     Depot chemical demilitarization site in Richmond, Kentucky; 
     to the Committee on Armed Services.
       EC-999. A communication from the Associate General Counsel, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     nine (9) reports relative to vacancies in the Department of 
     Agriculture, received during adjournment of Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 23, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
       EC-1000. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Bentazon; Pesticide Tolerances'' (FRL No. 9991-75-
     OCSPP) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 26, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
       EC-1001. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic 
     report on the national emergency with respect to Syria that 
     was declared in Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-1002. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic 
     report on the national emergency with respect to the Central 
     African Republic that was declared in Executive Order 13667 
     of May 12, 2014; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
       EC-1003. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic 
     report on the national emergency with respect to the 
     stabilization of Iraq that was declared in Executive Order 
     13303 of May 22, 2003; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, 
     and Urban Affairs.
       EC-1004. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic 
     report on the national emergency with respect to Iran as 
     declared in Executive Order 12957 of March 15, 1995; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-1005. A communication from the Program Specialist, 
     Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Regulatory Capital Rule: Implementation and 
     Transition of the Current Expected Credit Losses Methodology 
     for Allowances and Related Adjustments to the Regulatory 
     Capital Rule and Conforming Amendments to Other Regulations'' 
     (RIN1557-AE32) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on April 15, 2019; 
     to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-1006. A communication from the Chairman, National Credit 
     Union Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     National Credit Union Administration's 2018 annual report; to 
     the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-1007. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations, Department of 
     Housing and Urban Development, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     the Department's fiscal year 2018 Annual Performance Report 
     and fiscal year 2020 Annual Performance Plan; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-1008. A communication from the Chief Counsel, Federal 
     Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Final Flood Elevation Determinations'' ((44 CFR Part 67) 
     (Docket No. FEMA-2019-0002)) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 16, 2019; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
       EC-1009. 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; Alabama: Baldwin 
     County, Unincorporated Areas, et al.'' ((44 CFR Part 64) 
     (Docket No. FEMA-2019-0003)) received during adjournment of 
     the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 24, 2019; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
       EC-1010. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Industry and Analysis, Bureau of Industry and Security, 
     Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Revisions to the Unverified List 
     (UVL)'' (RIN0694-AH73) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 
     17, 2019; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
       EC-1011. A communication from the Associate General Counsel 
     for Legislation and Regulations, Office of the Chief 
     Procurement Officer, Department of Housing and Urban 
     Development, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``HUD Acquisition Regulation'' (RIN2501-AD85) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 24, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-1012. A communication from the Secretary of Energy, 
     transmitting, proposed legislation that would clarify that 
     the Department of Energy has fulfilled the requirements of 
     Section 631(b) (1) (B) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1013. A communication from the Chairman of the United 
     States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, a report entitled ``Report to Congress on the Status 
     of Addressing and Implementing the Recommendations Contained 
     in `Tasking in Response to the Assessment of the 
     Considerations identified in a ``Study of Reprisal and 
     Chilling Effect for Raising Mission-Related Concerns and 
     Differing Views at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission'' ' ''; 
     to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1014. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Plan Approval; GA: Non-Interference 
     Demonstration and Maintenance Plan Revision for Federal Low-
     Reid Vapor Pressure Requirement in the Atlanta Area'' (FRL 
     No. 9992-54-Region 4) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 
     17, 2019; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1015. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Alabama: Final Authorization of State Hazardous 
     Waste Management Program Revisions'' (FRL No. 9992-49-Region 
     4) received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 17, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1016. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Approval of State Plans for Designated Facilities 
     and Pollutants; Missouri; Diammonium Phosphate Fertilizer 
     Units'' (FRL No. 9992-09-Region 7) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 17, 2019; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
       EC-1017. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Redesignation Request for the Wisconsin Portion of 
     the Chicago-Naperville, Illinois-Indiana-Wisconsin Area to 
     Attainment of the 2008 Ozone Standard'' (FRL No. 9992-43-
     Region 5) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 17, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1018. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Plan Approval and Approval of Operating 
     Permits Program; Nebraska; Adoption of the 2015 Ozone 
     Standard and Revisions to Definitions'' (FRL No. 9991-55-
     Region 1) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on April 11, 2019; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
       EC-1019. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Plan Approval; Ohio; Ohio Less Than 10 TPY BAT 
     Exemption'' (FRL No. 9992-18-Region 5) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on April 11, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1020. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Plan Approval; Ohio; Redesignation of the 
     Cleveland Area to Attainment of the 2012 Annual Standard for 
     Fine Particulate Matter'' (FRL No. 9992-21-Region 5) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 11, 
     2019; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1021. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Plan Approval; Ohio; Removal of Obsolete 
     Gasoline Volatility Regulations'' (FRL No. 9992-20-Region 5) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 11, 2019; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
       EC-1022. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Colorado: Final Approval of State Underground 
     Storage Tank Program Revisions and Codification'' (FRL No. 
     9991-41-Region 8) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 11, 2019; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
       EC-1023. 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 ``State of North Dakota 
     Underground Injection Control Program: Class 1, 3, 4, and 5 
     Primary Revisions'' (FRL No. 9992-26-OW) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 11, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1024. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Plan Approval; California; Antelope Valley Air 
     Quality Management District'' (FRL No. 9992-14-Region 9) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 26, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1025. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Plan Approval; Maine; Infrastructure State 
     Implementation Plan Requirements for the 2010 Sulfur Dioxide 
     NAAQS'' (FRL No. 9992-50-Region 1) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 26, 2019; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
       EC-1026. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Plan Revisions; California; Correcting 
     Amendments'' (FRL No. 9992-71-Region 9) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 26, 2019; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
       EC-1027. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Air Quality State Implementation Plans; Arizona: 
     Approval and Conditional Approval of State Implementation 
     Plan Revisions; Maricopa County Air Quality Department: 
     Stationary Source Permits; Correction'' (FRL No. 9992-61-
     Region 9) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 26, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1028. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality 
     Implementation Plans; Pennsylvania; Allegheny County 
     Reasonably Available Control Technology for the 2008 Ozone 
     National Ambient Air Quality Standard'' (FRL No. 9993-02-
     Region 3) received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 26, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1029. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality 
     Implementation Plans; Pennsylvania; Commercial Fuel Oil 
     Sulfur Limits for Combustion Units in Allegheny County'' (FRL 
     No. 9993-01-Region 3) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 
     26, 2019; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1030. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; 
     Texas; Reasonably Available Control Technology in the 
     Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Ozone Nonattainment Area'' (FRL 
     No. 9992-51-Region 6) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 
     26, 2019; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-1031. 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 ``Safety Evaluation for Tennessee 
     Valley Authority Topical Report 'TVA Overall Basin Probable 
     Maximum Precipitation and Local Intense Precipitation 
     Analysis'' (EPID-L-2016-TOP-0011) received during adjournment 
     of the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 18, 2019; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
       EC-1032. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
     Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Endangered 
     and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule to List Two 
     Guitarfishes as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act'' 
     (RIN0648-XD771) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on April 12, 2019; 
     to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-1033. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
     Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Endangered 
     and Threatened Species: Removal of the Puget Sound/Georgia 
     Basin District Population Segment of Canary Rockfish From the 
     Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species and Removal 
     of Designated Critical Habitat, and Update and Amendment to 
     the Listing Descriptions for the Yelloweye Rockfish DPS and 
     Boccaccio DPS'' (RIN0648-XE657) received during adjournment 
     of the Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     April 12, 2019; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
        EC-1034. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
     Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Endangered 
     and Threatened Species; Designation for Critical Habitat for 
     the Endangered New York Bight, Chesapeake Bay, Carolina and 
     South Atlantic District Population Segments of Atlantic 
     Sturgeon and the Threatened Gulf of Maine Distinct Population 
     Segment of Atlantic Sturgeon'' (RIN0648-BF28) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 12, 2019; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
        EC-1035. A communication from the Secretary of Energy, 
     transmitting proposed legislation; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
        EC-1036. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled ``The Center 
     for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation: 2018 Report to 
     Congress''; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-1037. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled ``The 
     Medicare Secondary Payer Commercial Repayment Center in 
     Fiscal Year 2018''; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-1038. A communication from the Chairman of the United 
     States International Trade Commission, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, a report entitled ``United States-Mexico-Canada 
     Agreement: Likely Impact on the United States Economy and 
     Specific Industry Sectors''; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-1039. 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: 
     General Public Use under Section 142(d)'' (Rev. Proc. 2019-
     17) received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on April 15, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
        EC-1040. 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 ``Regulations to 
     Prescribe Return and Time for Filing Payment of Section 4960, 
     4966, 4967, and 4968 Taxes'' (RIN1545-BO80) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 15, 2019; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-1041. 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 ``Arbitrage Investment 
     Restrictions on Tax-Exempt Bonds'' (RIN1545-BO77) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 15, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Finance.
        EC-1042. 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 ``Treasury Decision 
     (TD): Disclosures of Return Information Reflected on Returns 
     to Officers and Employees of the Department of Commerce for 
     Certain Statistical Purposes and Related Activities'' 
     (RIN1545-BN63) received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on April 15, 2019; 
     to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-1043. 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 ``Fringe Benefits 
     Aircraft Valuation Formula'' (Rev. Rul. 2019-10) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 24, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Finance.
        EC-1044. 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 of Revenue 
     Procedure 2018-52 (EPCRS)'' (Rev. Proc. 2019-19) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 24, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Finance.
        EC-1045. A communication from the Regulations Coordinator, 
     Office of the Inspector General, Department of Health and 
     Human Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Medicaid; Revisions to State Medicaid Fraud 
     Control Unit Rules'' (RIN0936-AA07) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on April 25, 2019; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-1046. A communication from the Deputy Director, Office 
     of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Department of 
     Health and Human Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Medicare and Medicaid Programs; 
     Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage, 
     Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit, Programs of All-Inclusive 
     Care for the Elderly (PACE), Medicaid Fee-For-Service, and 
     Medicaid Managed Care Programs for

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     Years 2020 and 2021'' (RIN0938-AT59) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on April 11, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
        EC-1047. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, a report relative to the designation of a 
     group as a Foreign Terrorist Organization by the Secretary of 
     State (OSS-2019-0364); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-1048. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, a report relative to Technical Collection 
     for the New START Treaty (OSS-2019-0365); to the Committee on 
     Foreign Relations.
        EC-1049. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, a report entitled ``Report to Congress on 
     Direct Commercial Sales Authorizations to Foreign Countries 
     and International Organizations for Fiscal Year 2018 as 
     Required by Section 655 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 
     1961, as Amended''; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-1050. 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 2019-0021 
     - 2019-0031); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-1051. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of defense 
     articles, including technical data and defense services, to 
     Taiwan to support the manufacture, development, integration, 
     and support for F100 engine parts and components for end-use 
     by the United States in the amount of $50,000,000 or more 
     (Transmittal No. DDTC 18-082); to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-1052. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of defense 
     articles, including technical data and defense services, to 
     Denmark to support the manufacture, development, integration, 
     and support for Air-to-Ground Pylons for the F-35 Lightning 
     II Aircraft for end-use by the United States in the amount of 
     $100,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 18-089); to the 
     Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-1053. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license amendment for the export 
     of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
     services, to the United Kingdom to support the manufacture of 
     Harpoon missile canisters, capsules, certification and 
     training vehicles, inert test vehicles, and discharge 
     verification rounds for the Harpoon Weapon System in the 
     amount of $100,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 19-003); 
     to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-1054. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of 
     firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. 
     Munitions Lists of 5.56mm automatic rifles, barrels, and 
     upper receivers to Jamaica for use by the Jamaican Defense 
     Forces in the amount of $1,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. 
     DDTC 18-106); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-1055. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of 
     firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. 
     Munitions Lists of rifles and rifle conversion kits to 
     Denmark and Sweden for commercial resale in the amount of 
     $1,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 18-075); to the 
     Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-1056. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control 
     Act, the certification of a proposed license for the 
     manufacture of significant military equipment in the form of 
     firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under 
     Category I of the U.S. Munitions List of various calibers of 
     centerfire shot, bolt-action, semi-automatic, lever-action 
     rifles, and center fire pistols to Belgium, Canada, and Japan 
     for commercial resale in the amount of $1,000,000 or more 
     (Transmittal No. DDTC 18-045); to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-1057. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control 
     Act, the certification of a proposed license for the 
     manufacture of significant military equipment and the export 
     of technical data and defense services, to the Republic of 
     Korea and Thailand to support the manufacture, integration, 
     installation, operation, training, testing, maintenance, and 
     repair of the T-50TH aircraft in the amount of $50,000,000 or 
     more (Transmittal No. DDTC 18-066); to the Committee on 
     Foreign Relations.
        EC-1058. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control 
     Act, the certification of a proposed license for the 
     manufacture of significant military equipment and the export 
     of technical data and defense services, to Australia, the 
     United Kingdom, and India to support the manufacture, 
     integration, installation, operation, training, testing, 
     maintenance, and repair of Unmanned Aerial Systems in India 
     in the amount of $50,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 
     18-009); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-1059. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Legislation, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``Performance Evaluation of Accreditation Bodies under the 
     Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 as Amended by the 
     Mammography Quality Standards Reauthorizations Acts of 1998 
     and 2004''; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
        EC-1060. A communication from the Executive Analyst 
     (Political), Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to a vacancy 
     in the position of Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Food and 
     Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 17, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-1061. A communication from the Director, White House 
     Liaison, Department of Education, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, a report relative to a vacancy in the position of 
     General Counsel of the Department of Education, received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on April 11, 2019; 
     to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-1062. A communication from the Deputy Director, 
     National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 
     Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Removal of 
     Compliance Deadline for Closed-Circuit Escape Respirators and 
     Clarification of Post-Approval Testing Standards for Closed-
     Circuit Escape Respirators'' (RIN0920-AA66 and RIN0920-AA67) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on April 18, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-1063. A communication from the Deputy Director, 
     National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 
     Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Compliance 
     with Statutory Program Integrity Requirements'' (RIN0937-
     AA07) received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on April 18, 2019; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-1064. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Secretary for Administration, Department of Transportation, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the Uniform Resource Locator 
     (URL) for the Agency's fiscal year 2017 Federal Activities 
     Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act submission of its commercial and 
     inherently governmental activities; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1065. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Personnel Management, transmitting proposed legislation; 
     to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
     Affairs.
        EC-1066. A communication from the Chairman of the Nuclear 
     Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Commission's fiscal year 2018 annual report relative to the 
     Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and 
     Retaliation Act of 2002 (No FEAR Act); to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1067. A communication from the Assistant Secretary for 
     Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations, Department of 
     Housing and Urban Development, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     the Federal Housing Administration's fiscal year 2018 Annual 
     Management Report; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1068. A communication from the President and CEO, 
     Inter-American Foundation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Foundation's FY18 Annual Performance Report; to the Committee 
     on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1069. A communication from the Director of the Peace 
     Corps, transmitting, pursuant to law, the Peace Corps' fiscal 
     year 2018 annual report relative to the Notification and 
     Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 
     2002 (No FEAR Act); to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1070. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Management, Department of Energy, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, a report relative to the Department's 2017 list of 
     Government activities determined to be inherently 
     governmental and those determined to be not inherently 
     governmental in nature and the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) 
     for the report; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1071. A communication from the Associate General 
     Counsel for General Law, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to a vacancy 
     in the position of Under Secretary for Management, Department 
     of Homeland

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     Security, received during adjournment of the Senate in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on April 18, 2019; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1072. A communication from the Associate General 
     Counsel for General Law, Department of Homeland Security, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to a vacancy 
     in the position of Secretary of Homeland Security, received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on April 24, 2019; to the Committee 
     on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1073. A communication from the District of Columbia 
     Auditor, transmitting, pursuant to law, reports entitled, 
     ``Seventy-Seven Percent of District of Columbia Auditor 
     Recommendations Implemented or In Progress,'' ``Poor 
     Conditions Persist at Aging D.C. Jail; New Facility Needed to 
     Mitigate Risks,'' and ``Certification of Fiscal Year 2019 
     Total Local Source General Fund Revenue Estimate (Net of 
     Dedicated Taxes) in Support of the District's Issuance of 
     General Obligation Bonds (Series 2019A)''; to the Committee 
     on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1074. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 23-38, ``Randall School Museum and Housing 
     Development Real Property Tax Abatement Amendment Act of 
     2019''; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-1075. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 23-39, ``Small and Certified Business 
     Enterprise Development and Assistance Temporary Amendment Act 
     of 2019''; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.

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