EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 51
(Senate - March 17, 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-4290. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Cyazofamid; Pesticide Tolerances'' (FRL No. 10005-
     85-OCSPP) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on March 11, 2020; to the Committee on Agriculture, 
     Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-4291. A communication from the Administrator of the 
     Specialty Crops Program, Agricultural Marketing Service, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Tart Cherries Grown in the States 
     of Michigan, et al.; Decreased Assessment Rate'' ((7 CFR Part 
     930) (Docket No. AMS-SC-19-0091; SC19-930-3 FR)) received 
     during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on March 13, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-4292. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulations Management Division, Rural Utilities Service, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Special Servicing of 
     Telecommunications Programs Loans for Financially Distressed 
     Borrowers'' (RIN0572-AC41) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on March 16, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-4293. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting a report on the approved retirement of 
     Lieutenant General Darrell K. Williams, United States Army, 
     and his advancement to the grade of lieutenant general on the 
     retired list; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-4294. 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 ``TRICARE; Addition of Physical Therapist 
     Assistants and Occupational Therapy Assistants as TRICARE - 
     Authorized Providers'' (RIN0720-AB72) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on March 12, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-4295. A communication from the Assistant Secretary of 
     the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, a report on the mobilizations of selected 
     reserve units, received during adjournment of the Senate in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on March 13, 2020; 
     to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-4296. A communication from the Assistant Secretary of 
     Defense (Legislative Affairs), transmitting additional 
     legislative proposals relative to the ``National Defense 
     Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021''; to the Committee on 
     Armed Services.
        EC-4297. A communication from the Assistant to the Board 
     of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Regulations 
     Y and LL: Control and Divestiture Proceedings'' (RIN7100-
     AF49) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on March 11, 2020; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
        EC-4298. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Final Rule - 
     Securitization Safe Harbor Rule'' (RIN3064-AF09) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on March 16, 2020; 
     to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-4299. A communication from the Secretary of Commerce, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to the 
     export to the People's Republic of China of items not 
     detrimental to the U.S. space launch industry; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-4300. A communication from the General Counsel of the 
     Federal Housing Finance Agency, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Stress Testing of 
     Regulated Entities'' (RIN2590-AB05) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on March 13, 2020; to the Committee on Banking, 
     Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-4301. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the six-month 
     periodic report on the national emergency with respect to the 
     threat of foreign interference in United States elections 
     that was declared in Executive Order 13848 of September 12, 
     2018; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-4302. 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 
     2019; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-4303. 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; Alabama; Revisions to Cross-
     State Air Pollution Rule'' (FRL No. 10006-31-Region 4) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 11, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
        EC-4304. 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; Alabama; 2010 1-Hour SO2 NAAQS 
     Transport'' (FRL No. 10006-25-Region 4) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on March 11, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4305. 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; Georgia and North Carolina; 
     Infrastructure Requirements for the 2015 8-hour Ozone 
     National Ambient Air Quality Standard'' (FRL No. 10006-32-
     Region 4) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on March 11, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
        EC-4306. 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; Georgia; Revisions to Aerospace 
     VOC Rule'' (FRL No.

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     10006-21-Region 4) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on March 11, 2020; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
        EC-4307. 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; Tennessee; Open Burning and 
     Definitions Revisions for Chattanooga'' (FRL No. 10006-33-
     Region 4) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on March 11, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
        EC-4308. 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; Virginia; Infrastructure Requirements 
     for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard'' 
     (FRL No. 10006-19-Region 3) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on March 11, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4309. 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 Standard for Hazardous Air 
     Pollutants; Boat Manufacturing and Reinforced Plastic 
     Composites Production Residual Risk and Technology Review'' 
     (FRL No. 10006-04-OAR) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on March 11, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4310. 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; Municipal Solid Waste Landfills Residual Risk and 
     Technology Review'' (FRL No. 10006-05-OAR) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on March 11, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4311. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Revisions to 
     the Refrigerant Management Program's Extension to 
     Substitutes'' (FRL No. 10006-10-OAR) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on March 11, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4312. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``West Virginia State Implementation Plan Revision 
     for Clean Air Act Section 110(a) (2) (A)-(M) Requirements for 
     2015 9-Hour Ozone NAAQS - Request for Approval'' (FRL No. 
     10006-20-Region 3) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on March 11, 2020; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
        EC-4313. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Microorganisims; General Exemptions from Reporting 
     Requirements; Revisions to Recipient Organisms Eligible for 
     Tier I and Tier II Exemptions'' (FRL No. 9991-60-OCSPP) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 11, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
        EC-4314. A communication from the Director of 
     Congressional Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.167, `Restart of a Nuclear Power 
     Plant Shut Down by an Earthquake' '' received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on March 16, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4315. A communication from the Director of 
     Congressional Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.166, `Pre-Earthquake Planning, 
     Shutdown, and Restart of a Nuclear Power Plant Following an 
     Earthquake' '' received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on March 16, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
        EC-4316. 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; Santa Barbara 
     County Air Pollution Control District; Stationary Source 
     Permits and Exemptions'' (FRL No. 10005-66-Region 9) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on March 12, 
     2020; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-4317. 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; Asphault Processing and Asphalt Roofing 
     Manufacturing Residual Risk and Technology Review'' (FRL No. 
     10005-06-OAR) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on March 12, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
        EC-4318. A communication from the General Counsel, Federal 
     Energy Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     the report of a rule entitled ``Standards for Business 
     Practices and Communication Protocols for Public Utilities 
     (RM05-5-025, et al.)'' ((RIN1902-AF65) (Docket Nos. RM05-5-
     025, RM05-5-026, and RM05-5-027)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on March 12, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-4319. 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 ``2020 Cumulative List 
     of Changes in Plan Qualification Requirements for Pre-
     Approved Defined Benefit Plans'' (Notice 2020-14) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on March 11, 2020; 
     to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4320. 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 ``(RP-121424-19) 
     Revenue Procedure'' (Rev. Proc. 2020-03) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on March 11, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4321. A communication from the Chair, Medicaid and CHIP 
     Payment and Access Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     a report entitled ``March 2020 Report to Congress on Medicaid 
     and CHIP''; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4322. A communication from the Acting Assistant 
     Secretary for Legislation, Department of Health and Human 
     Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``Annual Report to Congress on the Medicare and Medicaid 
     Integrity Programs for Fiscal Year 2018''; to the Committee 
     on Finance.
        EC-4323. A communication from the Assistant General 
     Counsel, General Law, Ethics, and Regulation, Department of 
     the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, two (2) reports 
     relative to vacancies in the Department of the Treasury, 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     March 12, 2020; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-4324. 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 2020-0038 
     - 2020-0042); to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-4325. A communication from the Acting Director, Office 
     of Acquisition and Assistance, U.S. Agency for International 
     Development, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Agency for International Development 
     Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR): Designations of Personal 
     Services Contractors (PSCs) as Contracting Officers and 
     Agreement Officers'' (RIN0412-AA94) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on March 13, 2020; to the Committee on Foreign 
     Relations.
        EC-4326. A communication from the Division Director for 
     Policy, Legislation, and Regulation, Employment and Training 
     Administration, Department of Labor, transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Apprenticeship 
     Programs, Labor Standards for Registration, Amendment of 
     Regulations'' (RIN1205-AB85) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on March 11, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4327. 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 ``Banned 
     Devices; Electrical Stimulation Devices for Self-Injurious or 
     Aggressive Behavior'' (RIN0910-AI22) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on March 16, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4328. 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; 
     Chromium Propionate'' ((21 CFR Part 573) (Docket No. FDA-
     2018-F-3347)) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on March 16, 2020; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-4329. A communication from the District of Columbia 
     Auditor, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``2008 Clean Energy Law Spurs Progress But District Can Do 
     More to Cut Emissions''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-4330. 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 2019 Annual 
     Management Report; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-4331. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Information Policy, Department of Justice, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``DNA-Sample 
     Collection From Immigration Detainees'' (RIN1105-AB56) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on March 13, 2020; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
        EC-4332. A joint communication from the Secretary of 
     Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary of Defense 
     (Personnel and Readiness), transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report entitled ``Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense 
     Joint Executive Committee

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     Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report''; to the Committee on 
     Veterans' Affairs

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