October 19, 2018

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Letters & Testimony

The ABA frequently corresponds with Members of Congress, the Executive Branch and other governmental bodies and testifies before Congress on matters of importance to the administration of justice and the legal profession.

117th Congress

4/20/21
Senate Leadership
ABA Letter Opposing the Persuader Rule Provision in the PRO Act 

3/29/2021
Senate Judiciary Committee
ABA Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Consider Proposals Aimed at Curbing Gun Violence

3/15/21
New Congressional Members
ABA Letter Welcoming New Senators...ABA Letter Welcoming New Representatives...

2/4/2021
Congressional LeadershipABA Urges Congressional Leadership to Support Supplemental LSC Funding

116th Congress

11/13/20
Haiti Prime Minister Jouthe
ABA Letter Regarding the Assassination of Monferrier Dorval, president of the Port-Au-Prince Bar Association

9/8/20
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee and the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
ABA Letter to FEMA to Implement the Disaster Legal Services (DLS) Program

6/5/2020
Department of the Treasury and Small Business Administration
ABA Comments Regarding the SBA Paycheck Protection Program Interim Final Rules

5/11/2020
Department of Health and Human Services
ABA Letter Opposing PSDA Requirement Waivers

4/9/2020
House and Senate Appropriations Committees
ABA Thanks Congress for Emergency LSC Funding, Requests Additional LSC Funding to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

3/24/2020
Executive Office for Immigration Review and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement
ABA Letter to EOIR and ICE to Protect Individuals Working In and Appearing Before Immigration Courts

3/19/2020
House and Senate Appropriations Committees
ABA Urges Congress to Include Supplemental Emergency LSC Funding in Stimulus Bill 

3/12/2020
U.S. House and Senate Leadership
ABA Letter Regarding the Impact of COVID-19 on Associations, Nonprofits, and Other Tax-Exempt Organizations

12/23/2019
Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen of the Department of Justice ABA Letter Urging Justice Department to Issue Guidance on Federal Government Lawyer Participation in Bar Associations

9/17/2019
Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance ProgramsABA Letter to Withdraw the Proposed Rule of Religious Exemption in Executive Order 11246

115th Congress

5/23/18
Senate Appropriations Committee
ABA Letter in Support of the Library of Congress's FY2019 Budget Request

3/30/18
House Appropriations Committee
ABA Letter in Support of the Library of Congress's FY2019 Budget Request

3/7/18
Senate Judiciary Committee
ABA Letter Supporting Legislative Steps to Reduce Gun Violence

11/30/17
Attorney General Jeff Sessions
ABA Letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions Urging Diversity in U.S. Attorney Candidates

6/19/17
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA Letter in Support of the Library of Congress's FY2018 Budget Request

5/3/17
House Appropriations Subcommittee
ABA Letter in Support of the Library of Congress's FY2018 Budget Request

114th Congress

10/24/16
Consumer Financial Protection BureauABA Urges CFPB to Protect the Attorney-Client Privilege in New Rules Governing Disclosure of Confidential Information

5/24/16
Chairman and Ranking Member of House Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing ABA Opposes H.R. 4450, the “Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act,” Supports Other Means to Fight Money Laundering

5/18/15
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives
Letter Introducing the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources as a Resource for Congress

4/6/15
Senate Finance Committee
ABA Urges Congress to Reject Harmful Tax Proposals Affecting Law Firms

4/6/15
House Ways & Means Committee
ABA Urges Congress to Reject Harmful Tax Proposals Affecting Law Firms

112th Congress

9/21/2011
Office of Labor-Management Standards
ABA Opposes OMB's Persuader Rule