EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ETC.; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 82
(House of Representatives - May 16, 2019)

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                     EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ETC.

   Under clause 2 of rule XIV, executive communications were taken from 
the Speaker's table and referred as follows:

       1035. A letter from the Chairwoman, Department of Defense 
     and Department of Energy Nuclear Weapons Council, 
     transmitting the FY 2020 President's Budget Request for the 
     Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration 
     reflects sufficient investment to ensure a credible nuclear 
     deterrent in the near term, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 179(f)(1); 
     Public Law 99-661, Sec. 3137(a)(1) (as amended by Public Law 
     112-239, Sec. 1039); (126 Stat. 1927); to the Committee on 
     Armed Services.
       1036. A letter from the Chief Counsel, FEMA, Department of 
     Homeland Security, transmitting the Department's final rule 
     -- Suspension of Community Eligibility; Oklahoma; Tulsa, City 
     of Osage, Rogers, Tulsa and Wagoner Counties [Docket ID: 
     FEMA-2019-0003; Internal Agency Docket No.: FEMA-8577] 
     received May 15, 2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); 
     Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the 
     Committee on Financial Services.
       1037. A letter from the Assistant General Counsel for 
     Regulatory Affairs, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, 
     transmitting the Corporation's final rule -- Terminated and 
     Insolvent Multiemployer Plans and Duties of Plan Sponsors 
     (RIN: 1212-AB38) received May 15, 2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); 
     to the Committee on Education and Labor.
       1038. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- Air Plan Approval; GA and TN; 
     Interstate Transport (Prongs 1 and 2) for the 2010 1-Hour NO2 
     Standard [EPA-R04-OAR-2018-0720; EPA-R04-OAR-2018-0759; FRL-
     9993-71-Region 4] received May 15, 2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); 
     to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       1039. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- National Priorities List [EPA-HQ-
     SFUND-1989-0007, EPA-HQ-OLEM-2018-0253, 0580, 0581, 0582, 
     0583, 0585, and 0586; FRL-9993-49-OLEM] received May 15, 
     2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, 
     Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
       1040. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- Glufosinate Ammonium; Pesticide 
     Tolerances [EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0207; FRL-9991-49] received May 
     15, 2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-
     121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
       1041. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's partial withdrawal of direct final rule -- Air Plan 
     Approval; New Mexico; Approval of Revised Statutes; Error 
     Correction [EPA-R06-OAR-2015-0850; FRL-9993-58-Region 6] 
     received May 15, 2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); 
     Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       1042. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management 
     Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the 
     Agency's final rule -- Air Plan Approval; OR; 2015 Ozone 
     NAAQS Interstate Transport Requirements [EPA-R10-OAR-2018-
     0801; FRL-9993-75-Region 10] received May 15, 2019, pursuant 
     to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 
     Stat. 868); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       1043. A letter from the Executive Director, Federal Energy 
     Regulatory Commission, transmitting the Commission's final 
     rule -- Annual Update of Filing Fees [Docket No.: RM19-14-
     000] received May 15, 2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); 
     to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
       1044. A letter from the Secretary, Department of the 
     Treasury, transmitting a six-month periodic report on the 
     national emergency with respect to Iran that was declared in 
     Executive Order 12170 of November 14, 1979, pursuant to 50 
     U.S.C. 1641(c); Public Law 94-412, Sec. 401(c); (90 Stat. 
     1257) and 50 U.S.C. 1703(c); Public Law 95-223, Sec 204(c); 
     (91 Stat. 1627); to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
       1045. A letter from the Solicitor, National Labor Relations 
     Board, transmitting a notification of a vacancy, a 
     designation of acting officer, a nomination, and an action on 
     nomination, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3349(a); Public Law 105-277, 
     151(b); (112 Stat. 2681-614); to the Committee on Oversight 
     and Reform.
       1046. A letter from the General Counsel, Peace Corps, 
     transmitting three (3) notifications of a designation of 
     acting officer, a nomination, an action on nomination, and a 
     discontinuation of service in acting role, pursuant to 5 
     U.S.C. 3349(a); Public Law 105-277, 151(b); (112 Stat. 2681-
     614); to the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
       1047. A letter from the Under Secretary for Oceans and 
     Atmosphere, Department of Commerce, transmitting the National 
     Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Chesapeake Bay 
     Office Biennial Report to Congress for Fiscal Years 2017-
     2018, pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1511d(b)(7); Public Law 102-567, 
     Sec. 307(b)(7) (as amended by Public Law 107-372, Sec. 
     401(a)); (116 Stat. 3098); to the Committee on Natural 
     Resources.
       1048. A letter from the Deputy Assistant Administrator for 
     Regulatory Programs, NMFS, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
     Administration, transmitting the Administration's final rule 
     -- Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered 
     Status of the Gulf of Mexico Bryde's Whale [Docket No.: 
     141216999-8702-02] (RIN: 0648-XD669) received May 15, 2019, 
     pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 
     251; (110 Stat. 868); to the Committee on Natural Resources.
       1049. A letter from the Assistant Attorney General, 
     Department of Justice, transmitting a report to Congress 
     concerning grants made under the Paul Coverdell National 
     Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program, pursuant to 34 
     U.S.C. 10566(b); Public Law 90-351, Sec. 2806(b) (as amended 
     by Public Law 107-273, Sec. 5001(b)(5)); (116 Stat. 1814); to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary.
       1050. A letter from the Director, Administrative Office of 
     the United States Courts, transmitting the 2018 annual report 
     on bankruptcy statistics, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 159(b)(3); 
     Public Law 109-8, Sec. 601(a); (119 Stat. 119); to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
       1051. A letter from the Chief, Publications and Regulations 
     Branch, Internal Revenue Service, transmitting the Service's 
     final regulation -- User Fees Relating to Enrolled Agents and 
     Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents [TD 9858] (RIN: 1545-BO38) 
     received May 15, 2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); 
     Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
       1052. A letter from the Chief, Publications and Regulations 
     Branch, Internal Revenue Service, transmitting the Service's 
     final regulations and removal of temporary regulations -- 
     Recognition and Deferral of Section 987 Gain or Loss [TD 
     9857] (RIN: 1545-BL11) received May 15, 2019, pursuant to 5 
     U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 
     868); to the Committee on Ways and Means.
       1053. A letter from the Chief, Publications and Regulations 
     Branch, Internal Revenue Service, transmitting the Service's 
     IRB only rule -- Credit for Carbon Oxide Sequestration -- 
     2019 Section 45Q Inflation Adjustment Factor [Notice 2019-31] 
     received May 15, 2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); 
     Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
       1054. A letter from the Chief, Publications and Regulations 
     Branch, Internal Revenue Service, transmitting the Service's 
     IRB only rule -- Maximum Values For 2019 For Use With Vehicle 
     Cents-Per-Mile and Fleet-Average Valuation Rules [Notice 
     2019-34] received May 15, 2019, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
     801(a)(1)(A); Public Law 104-121, Sec. 251; (110 Stat. 868); 
     to the Committee on Ways and Means.
       1055. A letter from the General Counsel, Department of 
     Commerce, transmitting draft legislation to amend the South 
     Pacific Tuna Act (16 U.S.C. Sec. 973 et seq.); jointly to the 
     Committees on Natural Resources and Foreign Affairs.


         REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

  Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of committees were delivered to 
the Clerk for printing and reference to the proper calendar, as 
follows:

       Mr. NADLER: Committee on the Judiciary. Supplemental report 
     on H.R. 965. A bill to promote competition in the market for 
     drugs and biological products by facilitating the timely 
     entry of lower-cost generic and biosimilar versions of those 
     drugs and biological products (Rept. 116-55, Pt. 3).
       Mr. RYAN: Committee on Appropriations. H.R. 2779. A bill 
     Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the 
     fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes 
     (Rept. 116-64). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House 
     on the state of the Union.
       Mr. NEAL: Committee on Ways and Means. H.R. 1994. A bill to 
     amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage 
     retirement savings, and for other purposes, with an amendment 
     (Rept. 116-65, Pt. 1). Referred to the Committee of the Whole 
     House on the state of the Union.
       Mr. DeFAZIO: Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure. H.R. 1318. A bill to direct the Librarian of 
     Congress to obtain a stained glass panel depicting the seal 
     of the District of Columbia and install the panel among the 
     stained glass panels depicting the seals of States which 
     overlook the Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress 
     Thomas Jefferson Building (Rept. 116-66, Pt. 1). Ordered to 
     be printed.
       Mr. DeFAZIO: Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure. H.R. 1775. A bill to establish a task force 
     on NOTAM improvements, and for other purposes (Rept. 116-67). 
     Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of 
     the Union.
       Mr. TAKANO: Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H.R. 1200. A 
     bill to increase, effective as of December 1, 2019, the rates 
     of compensation for veterans with service-connected 
     disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity 
     compensation for the survivors of certain disable veterans, 
     and for other purposes (Rept. 116-68). Referred to the 
     Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
       Mr. TAKANO: Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H.R. 2045. A 
     bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish the 
     Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration 
     and the Under Secretary for

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     Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition of the 
     Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; with 
     amendments (Rept. 116-69). Referred to the Committee of the 
     Whole House on the state of the Union.


                         DISCHARGE OF COMMITTEE

  Pursuant to clause 2 of rule XIII, the Committee on Education and 
Labor discharged from further consideration. H.R. 1994 referred to the 
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.


                           consensus calendar

  Under clause 7 of rule XV, the following motion was filed with the 
Clerk: Motion No. 1, May 16, 2019 by Mr. Wilson of South Carolina on 
H.R. 553.

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