October 16, 2018

Civil Justice System Access

116th Congress

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 

3/24/20
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

115th Congress

11/17/17
Minnesota Supreme Court
ABA Letter Regarding Minnesota Supreme Court Proposed Amendments to the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure

3/7/17
House
ABA Opposes H.R. 720, the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017

3/6/17
House
ABA Opposes H.R. 985, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017

2/14/17
House Judiciary Committee
ABA Opposes H.R. 985, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017

2/1/17
House Judiciary Committee
ABA Opposes H.R. 720, the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017

1/31/17
Advisory Committee on Civil Rules
ABA Recommends Changes to 47(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

114th Congress

1/6/16
Speaker and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives
ABA Opposes H.R. 1927, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015

7/20/15
Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance 
ABA Letter Supporting Medicare Secondary Payer and Workers' Compensation Settlement Agreements Act of 2015

113th Congress

11/14/14
Speaker John Boehner
ABA Supports Reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

11/14/14
Secretary Jacob Lew and Secretary Jeh Johnson
ABA Supports Reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

9/23/14
Senator Bill Nelson & Senator Rob Portman
ABA Commends Introduction of Medicare Set-Aside Bill (S. 2731)

2/3/14
Representatives Sensenbrenner, Lewis, Schock, and Scott 
ABA Supports H.R. 2509, the Civil Justice Tax Fairness Act of 2013

2/3/14
Senators Ben Cardin and Susan Collins
ABA Supports S.1224, the Civil Justice Tax Fairness Act of 2013

111th Congress

1/11/10
House
ABA Expresses its Strong Support for Several Important Provisions Found in H.R. 3962 and H.R. 3590.

1/11/10
Senate
ABA Expresses its Strong Support for Several Important Provisions Found in H.R. 3962 and H.R. 3590.

11/6/09
Senate
ABA supports H.R. 3596, to partially repeal the McCarran-Ferguson exemption (Committee on the Judiciary)

11/6/09
House
ABA supports H.R. 3596, to partially repeal the McCarran-Ferguson exemption (Committee on the Judiciary)

10/20/09
Senate
Written testimony of Ilene Knable Gotts concerning S. 1681, the “Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009" before the Committee on the Judiciary.

10/08/09
House
Written testimony of Ilene Knable Gotts concerning H.R. 3596, “The Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009” before the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy, Committee on the Judiciary.

110th Congress

10/16/07
Senate
Letter supporting the reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs)

4/24/07
House
Written statement advocating the permanent or long-term reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises)


109th Congress

6/20/06
Senate
Written testimony of Donald C. Klawiter, Chair, ABA Section of Antitrust, concerning the repeal of the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

6/27/06
Senate
Written statement commenting on the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 (Committee on the Judiciary)