EXECUTIVE AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 85
(Senate - May 23, 2018)

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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-5243. A communication from the Acting Director of 
     Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities 
     Service, Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the report of a rule entitled ``Policy on Audits of RUS 
     Borrowers and Grantees'' (RIN0572-AC33) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-5244. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Clopyralid; Pesticide Tolerances'' (FRL No. 9977-
     13) received in the Office of the President of the Senate on 
     May 17, 2018; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and 
     Forestry.
        EC-5245. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Pyroxasulfone; Pesticide Tolerances'' (FRL No. 
     9977-25) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on May 17, 2018; to the Committee on Agriculture, 
     Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-5246. A communication from the Congressional Review 
     Coordinator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 
     Department of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``VSTA Records and Reports Specific 
     to International Standards for Pharmacovigilance'' (RIN0579-
     AE11) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on May 17, 2018; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, 
     and Forestry.
        EC-5247. A communication from the Acting Chief of Staff, 
     Natural Resources Conservation Service, Department of 
     Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a 
     rule entitled ``Conservation Program Recipient Reporting'' 
     (RIN0578-AA64) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on May 21, 2018; to the Committee on Agriculture, 
     Nutrition, and Forestry.
        EC-5248. A communication from the Secretary of Defense, 
     transmitting the report of two (2) officers authorized to 
     wear the insignia of the grade of major general or brigadier 
     general in accordance with title 10, United States Code, 
     section 777; to the Committee on Armed Services.
        EC-5249. A communication from the President of the United 
     States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on the 
     continuation of the national emergency that was originally 
     declared in Executive Order 13611 of May 16, 2012, with 
     respect to Yemen; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
        EC-5250. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic 
     report on the national emergency that was declared in 
     Executive Order 13405 of June 16, 2006, with respect to 
     Belarus; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-5251. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic 
     report on the national emergency that was declared in 
     Executive Order 13712 of November 22, 2015, with respect to 
     Burundi; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
        EC-5252. A communication from the Secretary of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a six-month periodic 
     report on the national emergency with respect to Iran that 
     was declared in Executive Order 12170 on November 14, 1979; 
     to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
        EC-5253. A communication from the Assistant General 
     Counsel for Legislation, Office of Energy Efficiency and 
     Renewable Energy, Department of Energy, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Energy 
     Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for 
     Ceiling Fan Light Kits'' (RIN1901-AC87) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on May 17, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
        EC-5254. 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; Oregon; Regional Haze Progress 
     Report'' (FRL No. 9978-16-OAR) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 17, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
        EC-5255. 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; New Jersey; Infrastructure Requirements 
     for the 2008 Lead, 2008 Ozone, 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide, 2010 
     Sulfur Dioxide, 2011 Carbon Monoxide, 2006 PM10, 2012 PM2.5, 
     1997 Ozone, and the 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 National Ambient Air 
     Quality Standards'' (FRL No. 9978-24-Region 2) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on May 17, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-5256. 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 Implementation Plans; 
     California; California Mobile Source Regulations'' (FRL No. 
     9978-19-Region 9) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 17, 2018; to the Committee on Environment 
     and Public Works.
        EC-5257. A communication from the Director of the 
     Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection 
     Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Revisions to California State Implementation Plan; 
     Bay Area Air Quality Management District; Stationary Sources; 
     New Source Review'' (FRL No. 9977-24-Region 9) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on May 17, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
        EC-5258. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, a report relative to the extension of waiver 
     authority for Turkmenistan; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-5259. A communication from the Senior Counsel for 
     Regulatory Affairs, Departmental Offices, Department of the 
     Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule 
     entitled ``Department of the Treasury Acquisition 
     Regulations; Tax Check Requirements'' (48 CFR Parts 1009 and 
     1052) received in the Office of the President of the Senate 
     on May 17, 2018; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-5260. A communication from the Regulations Coordinator, 
     Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of 
     Health and Human Services, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 
     report of a rule entitled ``Medicare Program; CY 2018 Updates 
     to the Quality Payment Program; and Quality Payment Program: 
     Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstance Policy for the 
     Transition Year; Corrections'' ((RIN0938-AT13) (CMS-5522-F2)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     21, 2018; to the Committee on Finance.
        EC-5261. 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 
     Japan to

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     support the assembly, disassembly, alignment, test, 
     integration, repair, and maintenance of MTS-A Variants in the 
     amount of $100,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 17-147); 
     to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-5262. A communication from the Assistant Secretary, 
     Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control 
     Act, the certification of a proposed license for the 
     manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and the 
     export of defense articles, including technical data, and 
     defense services to Algeria and United Kingdom to support the 
     manufacture of the Falcon III tactical radio systems in the 
     amount of $50,000,000 or more (Transmittal No. DDTC 17-070); 
     to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
        EC-5263. A communication from the Attorney-Adviser, Office 
     of the Legal Adviser, Department of State, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Department 
     of State 2018 Civil Monetary Penalties Inflationary 
     Adjustment'' (RIN1400-AE50) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Foreign Relations.
        EC-5264. 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; Hematology and Pathology Devices; Classification of 
     Blood Establishment Computer Software and Accessories'' ((21 
     CFR Part 864) (Docket No. FDA-2016-N-0406)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 18, 2018; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
        EC-5265. A communication from the Inspector General, 
     Department of Health and Human Services, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, a report entitled ``System Review Report''; 
     to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
     Affairs.
        EC-5266. A communication from the Chair of the Board of 
     Governors, Federal Reserve System, transmitting, pursuant to 
     law, the Inspector General's Semiannual Report for the six-
     month period from October 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5267. A communication from the Chairman of the National 
     Credit Union Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, 
     the semi-annual report of the Inspector General for the 
     period from October 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5268. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-320, ``Board of Elections Domicile 
     Requirement Temporary Amendment Act of 2018''; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5269. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-336, ``Mental Health Information 
     Disclosure Temporary Amendment Act of 2018''; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5270. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-335, ``Preservation of Electronic 
     Recordings of Meetings Temporary Amendment Act of 2018''; to 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5271. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-319, ``University of the District of 
     Columbia Leased Property Tax Abatement Amendment Act of 
     2018''; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5272. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-337, ``Address Confidentiality Act of 
     2018''; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5273. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-338, ``Limited-Equity Cooperative Task 
     Force Act of 2018''; to the Committee on Homeland Security 
     and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5274. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-339, ``TOPA Single-Family Home 
     Exemption Amendment Act of 2018''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5275. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-340, ``Accessible and Transparent 
     Procurement Amendment Act of 2018''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5276. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-341, ``Subrogation Fund Establishment 
     Act of 2018''; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5277. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-342, ``Captive Insurance Agency 
     Amendment Act of 2018''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5278. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-343, ``Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support 
     Clarification Amendment Act of 2018''; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5279. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-344, ``Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program 
     Amendment Act of 2018''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5280. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-345, ``Telehealth Medicaid Expansion 
     Amendment Act of 2018''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5281. A communication from the Chairman of the Council 
     of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, a 
     report on D.C. Act 22-318, ``Rental Unit Fee Adjustment 
     Amendment Act of 2018''; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
        EC-5282. A communication from the Deputy Assistant 
     Administrator of the Diversion Control Division, Drug 
     Enforcement Agency, Department of Justice, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Schedules of 
     Controlled Substances: Extension of Temporary Placement of 
     beta-Hydroxythiofentanyl in Schedule I of the Controlled 
     Substances Act'' (Docket No. DEA-484) received in the Office 
     of the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
        EC-5283. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Special 
     Local Regulation; Wolf River Chute, Memphis TN'' ((RIN1625-
     AA08) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0313)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5284. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Special 
     Local Regulation; Red River, Alexandria, LA'' ((RIN1625-AA08) 
     (Docket No. USCG-2018-0312)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5285. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Special 
     Local Regulation; Clinch River, Oak Ridge, TN'' ((RIN1625-
     AA08) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0096)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5286. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Special 
     Local Regulation; Clinch River, Oak Ridge, TN'' ((RIN1625-
     AA08) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0143)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5287. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Special 
     Local Regulation; Black Warrior River, Tuscaloosa, AL'' 
     ((RIN1625-AA08) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0014)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5288. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Special 
     Local Regulation; Pensacola Bay, Pensacola, FL'' ((RIN1625-
     AA08) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0103)) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5289. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Special 
     Local Regulations; Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring 
     Special Local Regulations Update'' ((RIN1625-AA08) (Docket 
     No. USCG-2018-0064)) received in the Office of the President 
     of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5290. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Cocos Lagoon, Merizo, GU'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-
     2018-0290)) received in the Office of the President of the 
     Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5291. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Ohio River mile marker 27.8 to mile marker 28.2, Vanport, 
     PA'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0422)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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        EC-5292. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Ohio River, Cincinnati, OH'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2018-0291)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5293. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Tennessee River, Huntsville, AL'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2018-0006)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5294. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Pensacola Bay, Pensacola, FL'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2018-0086)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5295. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Santa Rosa Sound, Pensacola Beach, FL'' ((RIN1625-AA00) 
     (Docket No. USCG-2018-0061)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5296. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Sabine River, Orange, Texas'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2017-1080)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5297. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Appomattox FPS, Mississippi Canyon 437, Outer Continental 
     Shelf on the Gulf of Mexico'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2017-0446)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5298. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Mississippi Sound, Biloxi, MS'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2018-0083)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5299. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Tennessee River, Miles 446.0 to 454.5'' ((RIN1625-AA00) 
     (Docket No. USCG-2015-1113)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5300. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Oregon Inlet, Dare County, NC'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2017-0964)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5301. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Barge PFE-LB444, San Joaquin River, Blackslough Landing, CA'' 
     ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0387)) received in the 
     Office of the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5302. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Pacific Ocean, Kilauea Lava Flow Ocean Entry on Southeast 
     Side of Island of Hawaii, HI'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2017-0234)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5303. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Safety 
     Zones Update'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0065)) 
     received in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 
     16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
        EC-5304. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Straits of Mackinac, Mackinaw City, MI'' ((RIN1625-AA00) 
     (Docket No. USCG-2018-0397)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5305. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone, 
     Volvo Ocean Race Newport; East Passage, Narragansett Bay, 
     RI'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. USCG-2018-0118)) received in 
     the Office of the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to 
     the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5306. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Lake Michigan, Calumet Harbor, Chicago, IL'' ((RIN1625-AA00) 
     (Docket No. USCG-2018-0234)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5307. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Housatonic River, Milford and Stanford, CT'' ((RIN1625-AA00) 
     (Docket No. USCG-2018-0304)) received in the Office of the 
     President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5308. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Safety Zone; 
     Pensacola Bay, Pensacola, FL'' ((RIN1625-AA00) (Docket No. 
     USCG-2017-0998)) received in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5309. A communication from the Chairman of the Office 
     of Proceedings, Surface Transportation Board, Department of 
     Transportation, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of 
     a rule entitled ``On-Time Performance Under Section 213 of 
     the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008'' 
     ((RIN2140-AB22) (Docket No. EP 726) received in the Office of 
     the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5310. A communication from the Deputy Chief, Wireless 
     Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 
     transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled 
     ``Connect America Fund; Universal Service Reform--Mobility 
     Fund'' ((WT Docket No. 10-208) (DA 18-427)) received during 
     adjournment of the Senate in the Office of the President of 
     the Senate on May 18, 2018; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
        EC-5311. A communication from the Attorney-Advisor, U.S. 
     Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, transmitting, 
     pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled ``Anchorage 
     Grounds; Galveston Harbor, Bolivar Roads Channel, Galveston, 
     Texas'' ((RIN1625-AA01) (Docket No. USCG-2015-0549)) received 
     in the Office of the President of the Senate on May 16, 2018; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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