EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS
(Senate - March 21, 2003)

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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-1709. A communication from the Director, Office of 
     Personnel Management, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     Office of Personnel Management's Federal Activities Inventory 
     Reform (FAIR) Act Inventory as of June 30, 2002, received on 
     March 18, 2003; to the Committee on Governmental Affairs.
       EC-1710. A communication from the Chief, Regulations Unit, 
     Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Donation of Patents (Rev. Rul. 2003-28)'' received on 
     February 10, 2003; to the Committee on Finance.
       EC-1711. A communication from the Chief, Regulations Unit, 
     Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Annual Compilation of Federal Disaster Areas (Rev. Rul. 
     2003-29)'' received on February 28, 2003; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
       EC-1712. A communication from the Chief, Regulations Unit, 
     Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``January-March 2003 Bond Factor Amounts; Correction (Rev. 
     Rul. 2003-22)'' received on February 28, 2003; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
       EC-1713. A communication from the Administrator, 
     Agricultural Marketing Service, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Raisins Produced from Grapes 
     Grown in California; Temporary Suspension of a Provision, and 
     Extension of Certain Deadlines Under Raisin Diversion Program 
     (Doc. No. FV03-989-2 FIR)'' received on March 20, 2003; to 
     the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
       EC-1714. A communication from the Administrator, 
     Agricultural Marketing Service, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Raisins Produced from Grapes 
     Grown in California; Reduction in Production Cap for 2003 
     Diversion Program (Doc. No. FV03-989-3 IFR)'' received on 
     March 20, 2003; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, 
     and Forestry.
       EC-1715. A communication from the Administrator, 
     Agricultural Marketing Service, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Hazelnuts Grown in Oregon and 
     Washington; Establishment of Final Free and Restricted

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     Percentages for the 2002-2003 Marketing Year (Doc. No. FV03-
     982-1 FIR)'' received on March 20, 2003; to the Committee on 
     Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
       EC-1716. A communication from the Administrator, 
     Agricultural Marketing Service, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Onions Groan in South Texas; 
     Revision of Rules and Regulations (Doc. No. FV03-959-2FIR)'' 
     received on March 20, 2003; to the Committee on Agriculture, 
     Nutrition, and Forestry.
       EC-1717. A communication from the Administrator, 
     Agricultural Marketing Service, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Walnuts Grown in California; 
     Decreased Assessment Rate (Doc. No. FV02-984-1FIR)'' received 
     on March 20, 2003; to the Committee on Agriculture, 
     Nutrition, and Forestry.
       EC-1718. A communication from the Administrator, 
     Agricultural Marketing Service, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Limes Grown in Florida and 
     Imported Limes; Termination of Marketing Order and 
     Implementation Rules and Regulations (Doc. No. FV03-911-
     1FR)'' received on March 20, 2003; to the Committee on 
     Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
       EC-1719. A communication from the General Counsel, 
     Department of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a draft bill to amend to Communications Act of 
     1934, received on March 19, 2003; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
       EC-1720. A communication from the Director, office of 
     Surface Mining, Office of Surface Mining, Department of the 
     Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Kansas Regulatory Program and Abandoned Mine Land 
     Reclamation Plan (KS-023-FOR)'' received on March 20, 2003; 
     to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
       EC-1721. A communication from the Director, Fish and 
     Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Final rule 
     to Reclassify and Remove the Gray Wolf from the List of 
     Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in Portions of the 
     Conterminous United States; Establishment of Two Special 
     Regulations for Threatened Gray Wolves (1018-AF20)'' received 
     on March 20, 2003; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
       EC-1722. A communication from the Director, National Center 
     on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Public Health 
     Service, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the National Institutes of 
     Health (NIH) Strategic Research Plan and Budget to Reduce and 
     Ultimately Eliminate Health Disparities; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
       EC-1723. A communication from the Director, National Center 
     on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Public Health 
     Service, Department of Health and Human Services, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the 2001 Annual Report on 
     Health Disparities Research of the National Institutes of 
     Health (NIH); to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, 
     and Pensions.
       EC-1724. A communication from the President of the United 
     States to the President Pro Tempore of the United States 
     Senate, transmitting, consistent with Public Law 107-40 and 
     the War Powers Resolution, the report on the use of military 
     force in the global war on terrorism; to the Committee on 
     Foreign Relations.
       EC-1725. A communication from the President of the United 
     States to the President Pro Tempore of the United States 
     Senate, transmitting, consistent with Public Laws 93-148, 
     102-1, and 107-243, the determination to commence combat 
     operations against Iraq on March 19, 2003; to the Committee 
     on Foreign Relations.

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