Clerk of the House of Representatives
Legislative Resource Center
B-106 Cannon Building
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Secretary of the Senate
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232 Hart Building
Washington, DC 20510
http://www.senate.gov/lobby
LOBBYING REPORT

Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Section 5) - All Filers Are Required to Complete This Page

1. Registrant Name Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual
American Bankers Association

2. Address

Address1
1120 Connecticut Avennue, NW
Address2
 
City
Washington
State
DC
Zip Code
20036
Country
USA

3. Principal place of business (if different than line 2)

City
 
State
 
Zip Code
 
Country
 

4a. Contact Nameb. Telephone Numberc. E-mail
 Ms.
 C. Dawn Causey
 2026635424
 dcausey@aba.com
5. Senate ID#
 1785-12
7. Client NameSelfCheck if client is a state or local government or instrumentality
 American Bankers Association
6. House ID#
 304680000
TYPE OF REPORT8. Year
 2008
Q1 (1/1 - 3/31) Q2 (4/1 - 6/30) Q3 (7/1 - 9/30) Q4 (10/1 - 12/31)

9. Check if this filing amends a previously filed version of this report

10. Check if this is a Termination Report Termination Date
 
11. No Lobbying Issue Activity
INCOME OR EXPENSES - YOU MUST complete either Line 12 or Line 13
12. Lobbying13. Organizations
INCOME relating to lobbying activities for this reporting period was:EXPENSE relating to lobbying activities for this reporting period were:
Less than $5,000
Less than $5,000
$5,000 or more$
 
$5,000 or more$
 2,340,000.00
Provide a good faith estimate, rounded to the nearest $10,000, of all lobbying related income from the client (including all payments to the registrant by any other entity for lobbying activities on behalf of the client). 14. REPORTING Check box to indicate expense accounting method. See instructions for description of options.
Method A. Reporting amounts using LDA definitions only

Method B. Reporting amounts under section 6033(b)(8) of the Internal Revenue Code

Method C. Reporting amounts under section 162(e) of the Internal Revenue Code

Signature
Digitally Signed By: C. Dawn Causey, General Counsel
Date
10/17/2008

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code ACC

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code AGR

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code BAN

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code BNK

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code BUD

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code CSP

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code CPT

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code ECN

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code EDU

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code ENG

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code FIN

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code GAM

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code GOV

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code HOU

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code INS

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code LBR

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code LAW

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code RET

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code SMB

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code TAX

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code TRD

16. Specific lobbying issues

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First NameLast NameSuffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None

Information Update Page - Complete ONLY where registration information has changed.

20. Client new address

Address
 
City
 
State
 
Zip Code
 
Country
 

21. Client new principal place of business (if different than line 20)

City
 
State
 
Zip Code
 
Country
 

22. New General description of client’s business or activities

 

LOBBYIST UPDATE

23. Name of each previously reported individual who is no longer expected to act as a lobbyist for the client

First Name
Last Name
Suffix
First Name
Last Name
Suffix
1
 Sepideh
 Behram
 
25
 
 
 
2
 Charles
 Gilman
 
26
 
 
 
3
 
 
 
27
 
 
 
4
 
 
 
28
 
 
 
5
 
 
 
29
 
 
 
6
 
 
 
30
 
 
 
7
 
 
 
31
 
 
 
8
 
 
 
32
 
 
 
9
 
 
 
33
 
 
 
10
 
 
 
34
 
 
 
11
 
 
 
35
 
 
 
12
 
 
 
36
 
 
 
13
 
 
 
37
 
 
 
14
 
 
 
38
 
 
 
15
 
 
 
39
 
 
 
16
 
 
 
40
 
 
 
17
 
 
 
41
 
 
 
18
 
 
 
42
 
 
 
19
 
 
 
43
 
 
 
20
 
 
 
44
 
 
 
21
 
 
 
45
 
 
 
22
 
 
 
46
 
 
 
23
 
 
 
47
 
 
 
24
 
 
 
48
 
 
 

ISSUE UPDATE

24. General lobbying issue that no longer pertains


AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS

25. Add the following affiliated organization(s)

Internet Address:

NameAddress Principal Place of Business
(city and state or country)
Street Address
CityState/ProvinceZipCountry
E*Trade Financial
671 N. Glebe Road, 10th Floor
ArlingtonVA22203USA
City Arlington
State VACountry USA
Morgan Stanley
1585 Broadway
New YorkNY10036USA
City New York
State NYCountry USA
GMAC Bank
6985 Union Park Center
MidvaleUT84047USA
City Midvale
State UTCountry USA
Lehman Brothers, Inc.
4001 South 700 East, Suite 410
Salt Lake City UT84121USA
City Salt Lake City
State UTCountry USA
BOK Financial Corporation
1 Williams Center
TulsaOK74172USA
City Tulsa
State OKCountry USA
Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Ass.
1 Astoria Federal Plaza
Lake SuccessNY11047USA
City Lake Success
State NYCountry USA
Goldman Sachs Bank USA
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City UT84108USA
City Salt Lake City
State UTCountry USA
Westernbank Puerto Rico
19 West Calle McKinley Street
Mayaguez00680PUR
City Mayaguez
State Country PUR
GE Money
777 Long Ridge Road
StamfordCT06927USA
City Stamford
State CTCountry USA
First Bancorp
1519 Ponce de Leon Avenue
SanturcePR00908USA
City San Juan
State PRCountry USA
AMTrust Bank
1801 East Ninth Street, #200
ClevelandOH44114USA
City Cleveland
State OHCountry USA
Flagstar Bank FSB
5151 Corporate Drive
TroyMI48098USA
City Troy
State MICountry USA
City National Corporation
400 North Roxbury Drive
Beverly HillsCA90210USA
City Beverly Hills
State CACountry USA
The Charles Schwab Corporation
101 Montgomery Street
San FranciscoCA94104USA
City San Francisco
State CACountry USA
FBOP Corporation
11 West Madison Street
Oak ParkIL60302USA
City Oak Park
State ILCountry USA
New York Private Bank & Trust Corp.
6 East 43rd Street
New YorkNY10017USA
City New York
State NYCountry USA
BankUnited Financial Corporation
255 Alhambra Circle
Coral GablesFL33134USA
City Miami
State FLCountry USA
Downey Savings and Loan Savings
3501 Jamboree Road
Newport BeachCA92660USA
City Newport Beach
State CACountry USA
Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc
26 North Cedar Street
LititzPA17543USA
City Lititz
State PACountry USA
Citizens Republic Bancorp
328 South Saginaw MC 002045
FlintMI48502USA
City Flint
State MICountry USA
Valley National Bank
1455 Valley Road
WayneNJ07470USA
City Wayne
State NJCountry USA

26. Name of each previously reported organization that is no longer affiliated with the registrant or client

1 Washington Mutual, Inc13 25
2 First Citizens Bancshares, Inc14 26
3 15 27
4 16 28
5 17 29
6 18 30
7 19 31
8 20 32
9 21 33
10 22 34
11 23 35
12 24 36

FOREIGN ENTITIES

27. Add the following foreign entities:

NameAddressPrincipal place of business
(city and state or country)
Amount of contribution for lobbying activitiesOwnership percentage in client
Street Address
CityState/ProvinceCountry
City
State Country
%

28. Name of each previously reported foreign entity that no longer owns, or controls, or is affiliated with the registrant, client or affiliated organization

1 25 49
2 26 50
3 27 51
4 28 52
5 29 53
6 30 54
7 31 55
8 32 56
9 33 57
10 34 58
11 35 59
12 36 60
13 37 61
14 38 62
15 39 63
16 40 64
17 41 65
18 42 66
19 43 67
20 44 68
21 45 69
22 46 70
23 47 71
24 48 72