EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 154
(Senate - September 26, 2017)

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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-2891. A communication from the Acting Administrator of 
     the Specialty Crops Program, Agricultural Marketing Service, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Apricots Grown in Designated 
     Counties in Washington; Decreased Assessment Rate'' (Docket 
     No. AMS-SC-17-0033) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on September 25, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-2892. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting a report on the approved retirement of 
     Lieutenant General Anthony J. Rock, United States Air Force, 
     and his advancement to the grade of lieutenant general on the 
     retired list; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-2893. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting a report on the approved retirement of 
     Lieutenant General James B. Laster, United States Marine 
     Corps, and his advancement to the grade of lieutenant general 
     on the retired list; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-2894. A communication from the Chairwoman of the 
     Nuclear Weapons Council, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report relative to the President's budget requests for the 
     National Nuclear Security Administration for fiscal year 
     2018; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-2895. A communication from the President of the United 
     States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to 
     the issuance of an Executive Order to take further steps with 
     respect to the national emergency originally declared in 
     Executive Order 13466 of June 26, 2008, with respect to North 
     Korea; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-2896. A communication from the Acting Assistant 
     Secretary for Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, reports entitled ``Report to 
     the Congress: Compact Impact Analysis of the

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     2016 Report from Guam'' and ``Impact of the Compacts of Free 
     Association on Guam FY (Fiscal Year) 2004 through FY 2016''; 
     to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-2897. A communication from the Director of 
     Congressional Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 2017-06: Nuclear Regulatory 
     Policy on Use of Combination Dosimetry Devices During 
     Industrial Radiographic Operations'' (RIS 2017-06) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on September 25, 
     2017; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-2898. A communication from the Director of 
     Congressional Affairs, Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Nuclear 
     Regulatory Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Final Safety Evaluation of 
     Technical Specifications Task Force Traveler, TSTF-546, 
     Revision 0, `Revise APRM Channel Adjustment Surveillance 
     Requirement' '' (NUREG-1433 and NUREG-1434) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on September 25, 2017; 
     to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-2899. 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 ``Relief for Victims of 
     Hurricane Irma'' (Announcement 2017-13) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on September 20, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
        EC-2900. 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 ``Guidelines for Good 
     Faith Determinations of Qualifying Public Charity Status'' 
     (Rev. Proc. 2017-53) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     September 20, 2017; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-2901. 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 ``Safe Harbor for 
     Inadvertent Normalization Violations'' (Rev. Proc. 2017-47) 
     received during adjournment of the Senate in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on September 20, 2017; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
        EC-2902. 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 ``Treatment of Amounts 
     Paid to Section 170(c) Organizations under Employer Leave-
     Based Donation Programs to Aid Victims of Hurricane and 
     Tropical Storm Irma'' (Notice 2017-52) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on September 20, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
        EC-2903. 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 ``Listing of 
     Color Additives Exempt From Certification; Spirulina Extract; 
     Confirmation of Effective Date'' ((21 CFR Part 73) (Docket 
     No. FDA-2016-C-2570)) received during adjournment of the 
     Senate in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Health, Education, 
     Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-2904. A communication from the Acting Assistant 
     Secretary for Legislation, Department of Health and Human 
     Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``Report on the Ninth Review of the Backlog of Postmarketing 
     Requirements and Commitments''; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-2905. A communication from the Acting Assistant 
     Secretary for Legislation, Department of Health and Human 
     Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled 
     ``Assets for Independence Program - Status at the Conclusion 
     of the Sixteenth Year, Fiscal Year 2015''; to the Committee 
     on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-2906. A communication from the Acting Chief Privacy and 
     Civil Liberties Officer, Office of Privacy and Civil 
     Liberties, Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Privacy Act of 1974; 
     Implementation''' (CPCLO Order No. 008-2017) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on September 21, 2017; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
        EC-2907. A communication from the Deputy General Counsel, 
     Office of Investment and Innovation, Small Business 
     Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Small Business Investment Companies: 
     Passive Business Expansion and Technical Clarifications'' 
     (RIN3245-AG67) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on September 19, 2017; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
        EC-2908. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Diamond Aircraft 
     Industries GmbH Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-
     2017-0638)) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-2909. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Viking Air 
     Limited (Type Certificate Previously Held by Bombardier, 
     Inc.; Canadair Limited) Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket 
     No. FAA-2017-0474)) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on September 25, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-2910. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Dassault Aviation 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0502)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2911. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Dassault Aviation 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0475)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2912. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0472)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2913. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2016-9518)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2914. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2016-7264)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2915. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Defense 
     and Space S.A. (Formerly Known as Construcciones 
     Aeronauticas, S.A.) Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. 
     FAA-2016-9521)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on September 25, 2017; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-2916. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; Airbus 
     Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2016-9517)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2917. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0503)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2918. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0337)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2919. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0128)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2920. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-
     0559)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
        EC-2921. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal

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     Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes'' 
     ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2017-0247)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on September 25, 2017; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-2922. A communication from the Management and Program 
     Analyst, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing 
     Company Airplanes'' ((RIN2120-AA64) (Docket No. FAA-2016-
     7270)) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on September 25, 2017; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.

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