Clerk of the House of Representatives
Legislative Resource Center
B-106 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
http://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov
Secretary of the Senate
Office of Public Records
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 AVENUE, 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
 2026635434
 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
$5,000 or more$
 
$5,000 or more$
 2,220,000.00
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
04/21/2008

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
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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
BBVA USA, Inc.
10001 Woodloch Forest Dr, Waterway Plz II Ste 610
The WoodlandsTX77380USA
City The Woodlands
State TXCountry USA
Associated Banc-Corp
1200 Hansen Road
Green Bay WI54304USA
City Green Bay
State WICountry USA
Webster Financial Corporation
Webster Plaza 145 Bank Street
WaterburyCT06702USA
City Waterbury
State CTCountry USA
Guaranty Bank
1300 South Mopac Expressway
AustinTX78746USA
City Austin
State TXCountry USA
Lauritzen Corporation
1620 Dodge Street Stop 3400
OmahaNE68197USA
City Omaha
State NECountry USA
Fulton Financial Corporation
One Penn Square
Lancaster PA17602USA
City Lancaster
State PACountry USA
First Citizens BancShares, Inc.
239 Fayetteville Street Mall
RaleighNC27601USA
City Raleigh
State NCCountry USA
Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
8000 Forsyth Boulevard
Saint LouisMO63105USA
City Saint Louis
State MOCountry USA
TCF Financial Corporation
200 Lake Street East
WayzataMN55391USA
City Wayzata
State MNCountry USA
Chevy Chase Bank FSB
7501 Wisconsin Avenue
BethesdaMD20814USA
City Bethesda
State MDCountry USA
South Financial Group
104 South Main Street
GreenvilleSC29601USA
City Greenville
State SCCountry USA
Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc.
100 West Houston Street
San AntonioTX78205USA
City San Antonio
State TXCountry USA
BancorpSouth
2278 West Jackson Street, Building C
TupeloMS38801USA
City Tupelo
State MSCountry USA
Visa USA Inc.
1300 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 900
WashingtonDC20036USA
City Washington
State DCCountry USA
MasterCard International
1401 I Street NW, Suite 210
WashingtonDC20005USA
City Washington
State DCCountry USA
Barclays Bank
100 South West Street
WilmingtonDE19899USA
City Wilmington
State DECountry USA
GE Capital Financial Inc.
4246 South Riverboat Road
Salt Lake CityUT84123USA
City Salt Lake City
State UTCountry USA

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

1 11 21
2 12 22
3 13 23
4 14 24
5 15 25
6 16 26
7 17 27
8 18 28
9 19 29
10 20 30

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

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2 22 42
3 23 43
4 24 44
5 25 45
6 26 46
7 27 47
8 28 48
9 29 49
10 30 50
11 31 51
12 32 52
13 33 53
14 34 54
15 35 55
16 36 56
17 37 57
18 38 58
19 39 59
20 40 60