EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 9
(Senate - January 15, 2020)

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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-3753. A communication from the Acting Secretary of 
     Homeland Security, transmitting, pursuant to law, a letter 
     reporting Antideficiency Act (ADA) Violations; to the 
     Committee on Appropriations.
        EC-3754. 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 ``Community Reinvestment Act Regulations'' (RIN1557-
     AE72) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on January 13, 2020; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, 
     and Urban Affairs.
        EC-3755. A communication from the Director, Bureau of 
     Consumer Financial Protection, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     a policy statement entitled ``Policy Statement on Compliance 
     Aids'' received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on January 14, 2020; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, 
     and Urban Affairs.
        EC-3756. A communication from the Senior Counsel, Legal 
     Division, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Civil Penalty Inflation Adjustments'' (12 CFR Part 1083) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     January 14, 2020; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs .
        EC-3757. 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 Portable Air Conditioners'' 
     ((RIN1904-AD02) (10 CFR Parts 429 and 430)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 14, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-3758. 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 Commercial Packaged 
     Boilers'' ((RIN1904-AD01) (10 CFR Part 431)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 14, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-3759. 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 Uninterruptible Power 
     Supplies'' ((RIN1904-AD69) (10 CFR Part 430)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 14, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-3760. 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 Air Compressors'' 
     ((RIN1904-AC83) (10 CFR Parts 429 and 431)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 14, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-3761. 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 ``Notice regarding the 
     2020 optimal standard mileage rates'' (Notice 2020-5) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     January 14, 2020; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-3762. 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 2019-4'' (Notice 2020-4) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on January 14, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
        EC-3763. 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): Chapter 4 Regulations Relating to Verification and 
     Certification Requirements for Certain Entities and Reporting 
     by Foreign Financial Institutions'' (RIN1545-BN73) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on January 14, 
     2020; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-3764. 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 ``Investing in 
     Qualified Opportunity Funds'' (RIN1545-BP04) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on January 15, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
        EC-3765. 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 
     Norway to support the manufacture, production, test, and 
     inspection of vertical tail control surfaces and conventional 
     edges, composite sub-assemblies, and structural parts for the 
     F-35 JSF aircraft in the amount of $100,000,000 or more 
     (Transmittal No. DDTC 19-061); to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-3766. 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 
     the UK to support the design, development, assembly, testing, 
     qualification, manufacture, and repair of various parts and 
     components used to manufacture the Joint Strike Fighter 
     LiftSystem in the amount of $100,000,000 or more (Transmittal 
     No. DDTC 19-025); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-3767. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to

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     section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, the 
     certification of a proposed license for the export of 
     firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under 
     Category I of the U.S. Munitions List of 9mm semi-automatic 
     pistols to Thailand in the amount of $1,000,000 or more 
     (Transmittal No. DDTC 19-051); to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-3768. 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 2020-04, Small Entity Compliance Guide'' 
     ((48 CFR Chapter 1) (FAC 2020-04)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on January 14, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3769. 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; Trade 
     Agreements Thresholds'' ((48 CFR Parts 22, 25, and 52) (FAC 
     2020-04)) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on January 14, 2020; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-3770. 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 2020-04, Introduction'' ((48 CFR Chapter 
     1) (FAC 2020-04)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on January 14, 2020; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.

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