EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 85
(Senate - May 06, 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-4405. A communication from the Secretary of Agriculture, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to a 
     violation of the Antideficiency Act; to the Committee on 
     Appropriations.
       EC-4406. A communication from the Federal Register Liaison 
     Officer, Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Disposition of Proceeds from Sales of Surplus Personal 
     Property'' (RIN0790-AK30) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on 
     Armed Services.
       EC-4407. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting a report on the approved retirement of 
     Lieutenant General John N. T. Shanahan, United States Air 
     Force, and his advancement to the grade of lieutenant general 
     on the retired list; to the Committee on Armed Services.
       EC-4408. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting a report on the approved retirement of General 
     Gustave F. Perna, United States Army, and his advancement to 
     the grade of general on the retired list; to the Committee on 
     Armed Services.
       EC-4409. A communication from the Under Secretary of 
     Defense (Acquisition and Sustainment), transmitting, pursuant 
     to law, a report entitled ``Report on Realignment of the 
     Defense Acquisition System to Implement Acquisition 
     Reforms''; to the Committee on Armed Services.
       EC-4410. A communication from the Federal Register Liaison 
     Officer , Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Victim and Witness Assistance'' (RIN0790-AJ31) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Armed Services.
       EC-4411. A communication from the President of the United 
     States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to 
     authorizing the Secretary of Defense to order units and 
     individual members of the Selected Reserve, to active duty, 
     to augment the active forces for the effective conduct of 
     enhanced Department of Defense Counternarcotic Operation in 
     the Western Hemisphere, received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on April 
     30, 2020; to the Committee on Armed Services.
       EC-4412. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting a report on the approved retirement of 
     Lieutenant General Darsie D. Rogers, United States Army, and 
     his advancement to the grade of lieutenant general on the 
     retired list; to the Committee on Armed Services.
       EC-4413. 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, Internal Docket ID 
     FEMA-8623'' ((44 CFR Part 64) (Docket No. FEMA-2020-0005)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
       EC-4414. 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, Internal Docket ID 
     FEMA-8623'' ((44 CFR Part 64) (Docket No. FEMA-2020-0005)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
       EC-4415. 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 Determination'' ((44 CFR Part 67) 
     (Docket No. FEMA-2020-0002)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on 
     Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-4416. A communication from the Director, Bureau of 
     Consumer Financial Protection, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     the report of a rule entitled ``Treatment of Pandemic Relief 
     Payments Under Regulation E and Application of the Compulsory 
     Use Prohibition'' (12 CFR Part 1005) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-4417. A communication from the Executive Director, 
     Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the Treasury, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the Office of the 
     Comptroller's 2019 Office of Minority and Women Inclusion 
     Annual Report to Congress; to the Committee on Banking, 
     Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-4418. A communication from the Senior Legal Advisor for 
     Regulatory Affairs, Department of the Treasury, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Assessment 
     of Fees on Certain Bank Holding Companies and Nonbank 
     Financial Companies Supervised by the Federal Reserve Board 
     To Cover the Expenses of the Financial Research Fund'' 
     ((RIN1505-AC59) (31 CFR Part 150)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-4419. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Interim 
     Final Rule - Regulatory Capital Rule:

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     Paycheck Protection Program Lending Facility and Paycheck 
     Protection Program Loans'' (RIN3064-AF49) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-4420. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Interim 
     Final Rule - Regulatory Capital Rule: Eligible Retained 
     Income'' (RIN3064-AF40) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on 
     Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-4421. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Interim 
     Final Rule - Regulatory Capital Rule: Money Market Mutual 
     Fund Liquidity Facility'' (RIN3064-AF41) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-4422. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Interim 
     Final Rule - Regulatory Capital Rule: Revised Transition of 
     the Current Expected Credit Losses'' (RIN3064-AF42) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; 
     to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-4423. A communication from the Director of Legislative 
     Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Interim 
     Final Rule - Regulatory Capital Rule: Paycheck Protection 
     Program Lending Facility and Paycheck Protection Program 
     Loans; Correction'' (RIN3064-AF49) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
       EC-4424. A communication from the Vice President of 
     Environment, Tennessee Valley Authority, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act of 
     1969'' (18 CFR Part 1318), received in the office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
       EC-4425. A communication from the Deputy Counsel, 
     Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, a report relative to a vacancy in the position of 
     Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency, received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; 
     to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-4426. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Regulatory 
     Guide (RG) 8.39, Rev 1, `Release of Patients Administered 
     Radioactive Material' '' received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
       EC-4427. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Regulatory 
     Guide (RG) 1.199, `Anchoring Components and Structural 
     Supports in Concrete' Revision 1'' received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-4428. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Regulatory 
     Guide (RG) 1.151, Revision 2, `Instrument Sensing Lines' '' 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-4429. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Regulatory 
     Guide (RG) 1.188, Rev 2, `Standard Format and Content for 
     Applications to Renew Nuclear Power Plant Operating Licenses' 
     '' received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     May 4, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
       EC-4430. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Regulatory 
     Guide (RG) 1.180, Revision 2, `Guidelines for Evaluating 
     Electromagnetic and Radio Frequency Interference in Safety-
     Related Instrumentation and Control Systems' '' received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-4431. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Regulatory 
     Guide (RG) 8.39, Rev 1, `Release of Patients Administered 
     Radioactive Material' '' received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
       EC-4432. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Issuance of 
     a Revision to the Guidance Document for Alternative Disposal 
     Requests'' received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
       EC-4433. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Enforcement 
     Guidance Memorandum 20-002 - Attachment 1, dispositioning 
     violations of NRC requirements for completion periodicities 
     associated with security training and requalification 
     requirements during the COVID-19 public health emergency'' 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-4434. A communication from the Director of Congressional 
     Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Enforcement 
     Guidance Memorandum 20-002, Dispositioning violations of NRC 
     requirements during Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)'' 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
       EC-4435. A communication from the Secretary of the Senate, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of the receipts and 
     expenditures of the Senate for the period from October 1, 
     2019 through April 30, 2020, received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 6, 2020; ordered to lie on the 
     table.
       EC-4436. 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 ``Extension of Time to File Application for 
     Tentative Carryback Adjustment'' (Notice 2020-26) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on May 4 , 2020; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
       EC-4437. 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: Update to Notice 2020-18, Relief 
     for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 
     Pandemic, Related to Gift and Generation-Skipping Transfer 
     Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines'' (Notice 2020-20) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 4 , 2020; 
     to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-4438. 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: Relief for Taxpayers Affected by 
     Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic'' (Notice 2020-18) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-4439. 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 ``Effective Date for Employment Tax Credits 
     Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act'' (Notice 
     2020-21) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-4440. 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 2020-14'' (RP-103465-20) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-4441. 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): Rules Regarding 
     Certain Hybrid Arrangements'' ((RIN1545-BO53) (TD 9896)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-4442. 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 ``Covered Asset Acquisitions'' ((RIN1545-
     BM36) (TD 9895)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-4443. 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 ``Announcement and Report Concerning Advance 
     Pricing Agreements'' (ANN 2020-2) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Finance.
       EC-4444. A communication from the Deputy Assistant General 
     Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, Pension Benefit Guaranty 
     Corporation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-
     Employer Plans; Interest Assumptions for Paying Benefits'' 
     (29 CFR Part 4022) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-4445. A communication from the Acting Director of the 
     Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, Mine Safety 
     and Health Administration, Department of Labor, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Electronic 
     Detonators'' (RIN1219-AB88) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-4446. A communication from the Executive Secretary, 
     National Labor Relations

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     Board, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Representation-Case Procedures: Election Bars; 
     Proof of Majority Support in Construction-Industry 
     Collective-Bargaining Relationships'' (RIN3142-AA16) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; 
     to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-4447. 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 ``Medical 
     Devices; Technical Amendment'' (Docket No. FDA-2012-N-0011) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
       EC-4448. 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 ``Medical 
     Devices; Technical Amendment'' (Docket No. FDA-2020-N-0011) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     4, 2020; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
       EC-4449. 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 ``Office of 
     Regulatory Affairs Division Director; Technical Amendments'' 
     (Docket No. FDA-2019-N-0011) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-4450. 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 ``Tobacco 
     Products; Required Warnings for Cigarette Packages and 
     Advertisements'' (RIN0910-AI39) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-4451. A communication from the Executive Director, 
     Office of General Counsel, Federal Retirement Thrift 
     Investment Board, transmitting , pursuant to law, the report 
     of a rule entitled ``Cost-of-living Adjustments and Identity 
     Verification'' (5 CFR Part 1650) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 4, 2020; to the Committee 
     on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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