Overseas Americans Archives

Legislation

02/08/2013 - H.R. 597, Commission on Americans Living Abroad Act [113th Congress]

08/01/2012 - H.R. 6263, Commission on Americans Living Abroad Act [112th Congress]

05/18/2012 - H.R. 5828, To amend the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act [112th Congress]

03/26/09 - H.R.1739, Overseas Voting Practical Amendments Act of 2009 [111th Congress]

03/23/09 - H.R.1659, Fixing the Federal Voting Assistance Program Act of 2009 [111th Congress]  

10/03/08 - H.R.726, Fixing the Federal Voting Assistance Program Act of 2008 [110th Congress]

11/15/07 - H.R.4237, Overseas Voting Practical Amendments Act of 2007 [110th Congress]

Documents

05/08/2012 – Letter to Bob Carey, Director of the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) at Department of Defense, regarding an objectionable change to ballot request form 

02/09/2012 - Letter to Secretary Timothy Geithner requesting meeting between Treasury staff and leaders of overseas Americans groups

04/12/2011 - Letter to Financial Services requesting hearing on access to foreign and domestic financial institutions for U.S. citizens abroad

05/18/2010 - Letter to AXA Bank in Switzerland regarding its policy to not offer any accounts to U.S. citizens

04/21/2010 - Letter asking Financial Services Committee to hold a hearing on lack of access to U.S. financial institutions for Americans abroad

02/24/2010 - Response from Secretary Timothy Geithner

01/25/2010 - Letter to Secretary Timothy Geithner, including testimonials about banking access restrictions from Americans overseas

09/21/2009 - Response from Secretary Timothy Geithner

05/27/2009 - Letter to Secretary Timothy Geithner

04/16/2008 - Response from Secretary James Freis, Jr.

02/20/2008 - Letter to Treasury Secretary James Freis, Jr. regarding reports that American citizens living abroad were being denied access to U.S. banks

Links

Overseas Vote Foundation

American Domestic Violence Crisis Line

Americans Abroad Caucus