Letters: 110th Congress

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Letters to The Honorable Zoe Lofgren and The Honorable Daniel E. Lungren
In support of the Charles H.W. Meehan Law Library Improvement and Modernization Act, H.R. 6589 [PDF]
July 25, 2008

Letter to Stanford McCoy, Assistant United States Trade Representative
for Intellectual Property and Innovation

LCA Opposition to Mandatory Statutory Damages in the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) [PDF]
July 23, 2008

Letter to Conferees
In support of whistleblower protections in the CPSC Reform Act of 2007, S. 2045 [PDF]
July 16, 2008

The Honorable Henry Waxman
In support the Electronic Message Preservation Act, H.R. 5811 [PDF]
July 9, 2008

The Honorable Patrick J. Leahy and The Honorable Arlen Specter
In support of the OPEN FOIA Act, S. 2746 [PDF]
July 7, 2008

The Honorable Barbara Boxer, The Honorable Bart Gordon,
The Honorable John D. Dingell, and The Honorable Henry A. Waxman

To express concern over the Environmental Protection Agency's plan
to reopen the agency's closed libraries [PDF]
July 1, 2008

The Honorable Patrick J. Leahy and The Honorable Orrin Hatch
Regarding provisions of the Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008, S. 2913 [PDF]
June 17, 2008

Sen. Joseph Lieberman, Sen. Susan Collins,
Sen. Daniel Akaka, Sen. George Voinovich; Rep. Henry Waxman, Rep. Tom Davis,
Rep. Todd Platts, Rep. Chris Van Hollen

In support of reconciling H.R. 985 and S. 274 for stronger whistleblower protections [PDF]
June 4, 2008

The Honorable Barack Obama and The Honorable Tom Coburn
In support of the Strengthening Transparency and Accountability in Federal Spending Act [PDF]
June 2, 2008

Members of Congress
In support of public access to contractor responsibility database [PDF]
May 19, 2008

Richard G. Davis, Superintendent of Documents and Director, Library Services and Content Management
In support of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)
and addressing concerns with challenges facing the FDLP [PDF]
May 14, 2008

The Honorable Howard L. Berman and The Honorable Howard Coble
Regarding H.R. 5889, the Orphan Works Act of 2008 [PDF]
May 5, 2008

The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz and The Honorable Tom Latham
To express our endorsement of the statement given by Congressman William Orton, on behalf of the American Bar Association, in support of the FY 2009 funding for the Law Library of Congress. [PDF]
May 2, 2008

The Honorable Patrick J. Leahy and The Honorable Orrin Hatch
Regarding S. 2913, the Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008 [PDF]
May 1, 2008

Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States
Asking the Archivist to rescind the decision to stop harvesting agency websites at the end of the Bush administration [PDF]
April 29, 2008

Chairman Jose E. Serrano and Members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
Commending the Committee for holding a hearing on the FY 2009 funding request for the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and raising concerns with some issues addressed at the hearing [PDF]
April 14, 2008

Joshua Bolten, White House Chief of Staff
Calling for public comment on proposed guidance on Sensitive But Unclassified information [PDF]
April 11, 2008

Selected Members of Congress
Thanks for supporting the National Institutes of Health public access requirement [PDF]
April 8, 2008

Letter to Senators
In support of whistleblower protections for federal scientists
in the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (H.R. 985) [PDF]
March 18, 2008

The Honorable Howard L. Berman and The Honorable Howard Coble
To express gratitude to the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property for holding a hearing on orphan works [PDF]
March 12, 2008

The Honorable John Conyers, Jr. and The Honorable Lamar S. Smith
Requesting a hearing for H.R. 4279, Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act (PRO-IP Act) of 2007 [PDF]
March 5, 2008

AALL Letter to The Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr
Expressing gratitude to the Judicial Conference for establishing Joint Pilot Project with GPO on free access to PACER [PDF]
February 27, 2008

Letter to Senators
In support of whistleblower protections in S. 2663, legislation to strengthen the Consumer Product Safety Commission [PDF]
February 26, 2008

Secretary Michael Leavitt, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
In support of National Institutes of Health's Public Access Policy [PDF]
February 14, 2008

Letters to Senator Tom Harkin
and Representative David Obey
in support of National Institutes of Health's Public Access Policy [PDF]
February 12, 2008

Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees
Concerns that President Bush's 2009 Budget seeks to repeal a section of the OPEN Government Act to move the Office of Government Information Services [PDF]
February 6, 2008

Chairmen of the Maryland House Judiciary Committee and Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
to oppose funding cuts to circuit court law libraries [PDF]
February 4, 2008

The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader
In support of FISA Amendments Act of 2007 (S. 2248) [PDF]
January 22, 2008

Mr. Roger W. Sant, Chairman, Executive Committee Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution
Concerns about policy on access to the Institution's records (Directive 807) [PDF]
January 17, 2008

The Honorable Daniel K. Akaka
Support for The Plain Language in
Government Communications Act of 2007 (S. 2291) [PDF]
December 18, 2007

AALL Comments on the Draft Report on the Future of Bibliographic Control
Comments to Members of the Library of Congress Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control [PDF]
December 15, 2007

The Honorable Howard L. Berman and the Honorable Howard Coble
Concerns that proposed Section 104 of H.R. 4279 will exacerbate the orphans works situation [PDF]
December 12, 2007

Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Senator Christopher J. Dodd, Senator John McCain
Support for The Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2007 (H.R. 1255/S. 886) [PDF]
December 7, 2007

The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader
Support for The Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2007 (H.R. 1255/S. 886) [PDF]
November 19, 2007

National Archives and Records Administration
Comments on the Draft Plan for Digitizing Archival Materials for Public Access, 2007-2016 [PDF]
November 15, 2007

Members of the United States Senate
Opposition to Sec. 193 of the FY08 Transportation Appropriations Act Conference Report [PDF]
November 15, 2007

Members of the United States Senate
Opposition to the Non-disclosure Provisions (Sec. 10305 of the Livestock Title) in the 2007 Farm Bill [PDF]
November 6, 2007

Judicial Conference of the United States Committee on
Court Administration and Case Management

Comments on Privacy and Security Implications of Public Access to Certain Electronic Criminal Case File Documents [PDF]
October 24, 2007

Letter to Group of Specialists on Access to Official Documents, Council of Europe
Expressing concern that European Convention on Access to Official Documents is
defining the right of access to information in a way that, in certain important respects, falls below prevailing European and international standards [PDF]
October 5, 2007

Members, United States Senate
Support for the Community Broadband Act of 2007 (S. 1853) [PDF]
September 21, 2007

Members, U. S. House of Representatives
Support for the Community Broadband Act of 2007 (H.R. 3281) [PDF]
September 21, 2007

Members, United States Senate
Support for Public Access to Publicly Funded Research [PDF]
September 20, 2007

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives, and the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate
Concerns about the Protect America Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-55) [PDF]
September 4, 2007

Mr. David Stewart, Office of Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State
Hague Convention on Exclusive Choice of Court Agreements [PDF]
August 20, 2007

The Honorable Patrick J. Leahy, Chairman, Committee on the Judiciary,
United States Senate

Joint Letter Commending Commitment to the OPEN Government [PDF]
Act of 2007 (S. 849)
August 9, 2007

The Honorable John Cornyn, United States Senate
Joint Letter Commending Commitment to the OPEN Government [PDF]
Act of 2007 (S. 849)
August 9, 2007

The Honorable Patrick Leahy and the Honorable John Cornyn
Letter Expressing Gratitude for the OPEN Government Act of 2007 (S. 849) [PDF]
August 3, 2007

The Honorable Deborah Platt Majoras
Library Copyright Alliance Letter to the Federal Trade Commission [PDF]
re: Consumer Fair Use and Related Rights
August 1, 2007

Members of the United States Senate
Support for the Toxic Right-to-Know Protection Act (S. 595) [PDF]
July 30, 2007

The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye
Support of Amendment to the Broadband Data Improvement Act (S. 1492) [PDF]
July 18, 2007

Members, United States Senate
Support for Public Access to Publicly Funded Research [PDF]
July 16, 2007

Members, U.S. House of Representatives
Support for Public Access to Publicly Funded Research [PDF]
July 16, 2007

Groups Urge Senate to Enact FOIA Reform on the Law's 41st Birthday (AALL Press Release) [PDF]
July 3, 2007

The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye
Support of the Broadband Data Improvement Act (S. 1492) [PDF]
June 19, 2007

The Honorable Susan Schwab, U.S. Trade Representative
Fair Use in the Draft United States-Republic of Korea Free Trade [PDF]
Agreement (KORUS)
June 15, 2007

Richard G. Davis, Acting Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office
GODORT/AALL/SLA Comments on Draft Guidelines for Establishing Shared Regional Depository Libraries [PDF]
May 17, 2007

Members, United States Senate,
Co-sponsors Needed for the OPEN Government Act of 2007 (S. 849) [PDF]
May 2, 2007

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
Support for No-Fee Public Access to CRS Reports Through the Internet [PDF]
March 28, 2007

The Honorable Dianne Feinstein, Chairman, and the Honorable Robert Bennett, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration

Support for No-Fee Public Access to CRS Reports Through the Internet [PDF]
March 28, 2007

The Honorable Juanita Millender-McDonald, Chairwoman, and the Honorable Vernon Ehlers, Ranking Member, House Committee on Administration
Support for No-Fee Public Access to CRS Reports Through the Internet [PDF]
March 28, 2007

The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chair, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Committee on Appropriations
Support for the FY 2008 Budget Request of the Government Printing Office [PDF]
March 26, 2007

Members, United States House of Representatives
Co-sponsors Needed for the FAIR USE Act of 2007 (H.R. 1201) [PDF]
March 21, 2007

AALL Response to the Section 108 Study Group Regarding Interlibrary Loan and Other Copies for Users
March 16, 2007

Honorable Mary Landrieu, Chair, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Support for Full FY 2008 Funding for the Government Printing Office and Records Commission [PDF]
March 16, 2007

Library Copyright Alliance Supports Orphan Works Reform
[PDF]
March 13, 2007

Honorable José E. Serrano, Chair, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, House Committee on Appropriations
Support of FY 2008 Funding for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission [PDF]
March 12, 2007

Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chair, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, House Committee on Appropriations
Support of the Law Library of Congress [PDF]
March 9, 2007

Second Annual National Event Will Explore Government Secrecy and Openness [PDF] Media Release
March 2007

Library Copyright Alliance Statement Supporting H.R. 1201, the FAIR USE Act [PDF]
February 27, 2007

Statement by Leslie Burger before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works' Hearing on "Oversight of Recent EPA Decisions." [PDF]
February 6, 2007

James P. Fellers, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division Litigation III
Concerns with the Announced Merger between John Wiley and Sons and Blackwell Publishing [PDF]
November 29, 2006

Members, United States Senate
Opposition to "Broadcast Flag" Provision of H.R. 5252 [PDF]
November 16, 2006

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. United States Supreme Court
Letter Commending New Court Policy of Providing Same Day Access to Oral Argument Transcripts
October 2, 2006

The Honorable Jerry Lewis, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives and The Honorable Thad Cochran, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate
Joint Letter Requesting Support for the FY 2007 Appropriations Request for NARA [PDF]
September 18, 2006

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Conferees United States Senate
Joint Letter Urging Conferees to Adopt Section 525 of the House Version of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act (H.R. 5441) [PDF]
September 14, 2006

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Conferees United States House of Representatives
Joint Letter Urging Conferees to Adopt Section 525 of the House Version of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act (H.R. 5441) [PDF]
September 14, 2006

The Honorable William Frist, Majority Leader
United States Senate

Joint Letter Urging Senator Frist to Initiate a Vote on S. 2590, The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act. [PDF]
September 6, 2006

The Honorable Jerry Lewis, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations
Joint Letter Requesting Support for the FY 2007 Appropriations Request for the Government Printing Office [PDF]
August 22, 2006

The Honorable Wayne Allard, Chairman, Senate Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
Joint Letter Requesting Support for the FY 2007 Appropriations Request for the Government Printing Office [PDF]
August 22, 2006

Library Groups Commend Twenty-three Provosts for Supporting the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006 (S. 2695)
[Press Release]
August 3, 2006

Ms. Judith C. Russell, Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office
Comments on the May 2006 document, "Proposed Revision of the Essential Titles List." [PDF]
July 31, 2006

Barbara Bailey, Director, Welles-Turner Memorial Library
Letter of Commendation for Defending the Rights of Library Patrons in Doe v. Gonzalez. [PDF]
July 24, 2006

Peter Chase, Director, Plainville Public Library
Letter of Commendation for Defending the Rights of Library Patrons in Doe v. Gonzalez. [PDF]
July 24, 2006

George Christian, Executive Director, Library Connections, Inc.
Letter of Commendation for Defending the Rights of Library Patrons in Doe v. Gonzalez. [PDF]
July 24, 2006

Janet Nocek, Director, Portland Library
Letter of Commendation for Defending the Rights of Library Patrons in Doe v. Gonzalez. [PDF]
July 24, 2006

Dr. Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States National Archives and Records Administration
Joint Letter Commenting on Draft Strategic Plan of the National Archives and Records Administration, 2007-2017
July 21, 2006

The Honorable Susan M. Collins, Chairman, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Letter in Support of the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006 [PDF]
July 12, 2006

Dr. Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States, National Archives and Records Administration
Joint Library Letter Regarding the Role of Google in Digitizing Records in the Possession of NARA [PDF]
July 6, 2006

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives
Joint Letter Opposing Use of a Logic Puzzle Email Filter [PDF]
June 19, 2006

The Honorable Ted Stevens, Chairman, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, United States Senate
Broadcast Video Flag Provision of S. 2686 [PDF]
June 21, 2006

Bruce R. James, Public Printer, United States Government Printing Office
Transmittal Letter Accompanying AALL Resolution on No-Fee FDLP Access to PACER
June 14, 2006

The Honorable Joe Barton, Chairman, House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Support for Community Broadband Networks [PDF]
April 25, 2006

Library, Archives Associations file federal appeals court brief on copyright infringement case [Press Release]
June 7, 2006

The Honorable Lamar Smith and the Honorable Howard Berman
Concerns Regarding the Section 115 Reform Act of 2006 [PDF]
June 6, 2006

Dr. James H. Billington, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress
Discontinuation of Serials Authority Control for Bibliographic Records [PDF]
May 26, 2006

Ms. Judith C. Russell, Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office
Guidelines for Shared Regional Depository Libraries [PDF]
May 25, 2006

Mr. Yves Dumont, Research DG, Scientific Advice and Governance, the European Commission.
IAA Comments on the "Study on the Economic and Technical Evolution of the Scientific Publication Markets in Europe" [PDF]
May 23, 2006

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives
Support for the Palone-Solis Toxic Right-to-Know Amendment [PDF]
May 17, 2006

Honorable Barbara Boxer and the Honorable James Jeffords
FY 2007 Budget Cuts to EPA Libraries
May 16, 2006

The Honorable Jerry Lewis, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations
Support of Full FY 2007 Funding for the Government Printing Office [PDF]
March 9, 2006

The Honorable Wayne Allard, Chairman, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Support for the FY 2007 Budget Request of the Law Library of Congress
March 8, 2006

The Honorable Jerry Lewis, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations
Support for the FY 2007 Budget Request of the Law Library of Congress
March 8, 2006

The Honorable Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States National Archives and Records Administration
Support for Moratorium on Reclassification
March 7, 2006

Chairman Charles H. Taylor and Ranking Member Norman D. Dicks, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, House Committee on Appropriations
Opposition to Proposed Cuts in EPA's FY 2007 Appropriations [PDF]
February 24, 2006

The Honorable Thomas Trimarco, Secretary, Executive Office for Administration and Finance, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Joint Library Letter in Support of Adopting the Open Document
Format Standard [PDF]
December 13, 2005

Members of the U.S. Senate
Support for S. 1294, the Community Broadband Act of 2005 [PDF]
December 13, 2005

USA PATRIOT Act Conferees
Letter Supporting Data-Mining Provision in USA PATRIOT Act Reauthorization [PDF]
September 23, 2005

The Honorable Ted Stevens, Chairman, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
Letter from the Library Copyright Alliance on the Broadcast Flag [PDF]
September 19, 2005

Members of the House Ways and Means Committee
ALA, AALL and ARL Letter Supporting Tax Credits for Publishers Providing Book Donations to Gulf Coast Schools and Libraries [PDF]
September 16, 2005

AALL Signs on to Group Statement Supporting the Friends of Development Proposal for a Development Agenda at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) [PDF]

[ Signatories ]
June 2005

Government of Australia
Library Copyright Alliance Comments in Support of Fair Use in Australia [PDF]
June 30, 2005

Library Copyright Alliance Press Release on the Ruling in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios v. Grokster, [PDF]
June 27, 2005

Members of the U.S. Senate
Support for Community Broadband Networks [PDF]
June 23, 2005

Mr. Jeffrey Kovar, Assistant Legal Advisor for Private International Law, U.S. Department of State
Letter Regarding SIIA Comments on the Draft Hague Convention on Exclusive Choice of Courts Agreements [PDF]
June 14, 2005

Mr. Jeffrey Kovar, Assistant Legal Advisor for Private International Law, U.S. Department of State
AFFECT Comments on the Draft Hague Convention on Exclusive Choice of Courts Agreements [PDF]
May 16, 2005

The Honorable John Cornyn and the Honorable Patrick J. Leahy
Support for the Faster FOIA Act of 2005 [PDF]
May 4, 2005

Members of the House Appropriations Committee
Support for FY 2006 Appropriation for the Public Interest Declassification Board
April 29, 2005

Mr. Jeffrey Kovar, Assistant Legal Advisor for Private International Law, U.S. Department of State
Comments on the Draft Hague Convention on Exclusive Choice of Courts Agreements [PDF]
April 22, 2005

The Honorable Jerry Lewis, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations
Support for the FY 2006 Budget Request of the Government Printing Office [PDF]
April 21, 2005

The Honorable John W. Olver, Ranking Member, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury, and Housing and Urban Development
Support for the FY 2006 Budget Request of the NHPRC [PDF]
April 20, 2005

The Honorable Jerry Lewis, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations
Support for the FY 2006 Budget Request of the Library of Congress [PDF]
April 8, 2005

The Honorable Lamar Smith, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property
on The Family and Entertainment Copyright Act of 2005 [PDF]
March 2, 2005

Public interest groups call for "Cheney Log"to balance access, confidentiality concerns [Press Release]
November 29, 2004

Members of Congress
Implementation of Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Report [PDF]
October 4, 2004

Four major U.S. library associations today endorsed the Geneva Declaration on the Future of the World Intellectual Property Organization [Press Release] [PDF]
September 27, 2004

Geneva Declaration on the Future of the
World Intellectual Property Organization
[Declaration]

AALL Comments to the Institute of Museum and Library Services
on Impact of Museum and Library Services Analysis [PDF]
September 20, 2004

Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Support of Proposal to Provide Public Access to NIH-funded Manuscripts through PubMed Central [PDF]
August 31, 2004

AALL Participates in New Alliance for Taxpayer Access (www.taxpayeraccess.org)
to Make Publicly Funded Biomedical Research Accessible to the Public [PDF]
August 24, 2004

Joint Library Letter to Public Printer Bruce James
in Support of GPO's Proposed Collection of Last Resort [PDF]
August 24, 2004

The Honorable Bill Frist, The Honorable Tom Daschle, The Honorable Orrin G. Hatch and The Honorable Patrick J. Leahy

Support for Draft Alternative to S. 2560, the Induce Act
August 24, 2004

The Honorable Orrin G. Hatch Chairman
United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary

S. 2560, the "Inducing Infringement of Copyrights Act of 2004"
July 6, 2004

Library and Archives Associations Support the National Geographic Society In New York Court in Support of Public Access [Press Release]
June 28, 2004

Joint library press release in support of H.R. 107, the Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act, for press conference unveiling new Personal Technology Freedom Coalition in House Rayburn Office Building
June 22, 2004

The Honorable Porter J. Goss and the Honorable James Sensenbrenner, Jr.
Opposition to H.R. 3179, the Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Tools Improvement Act of 2003 [PDF]
June 15, 2004.

Joint library letter to the Honorable Jack Kingston, chair of House Subcommittee on Legislative, Committee on Appropriations,
in support of FY 2005 budget request of the Government Printing Office
May 27, 2004

Joint library letter to the Honorable Jack Kingston, chair of House Subcommittee on Legislative, Committee on Appropriations,
in support of FY 2005 budget request of the Library of Congress [PDF]
May 25, 2004

Senator Lorraine L. Berry, Chair, Committee on Public Safety, Judiciary, Homeland Security & Justice, U.S. Virgin Islands
Opposition to the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA)
May 18, 2004

Memorandum to the Science and Technology Committee, United Kingdom Parliament
Inquiry on Scientific Publications [PDF]
February 9, 2004

The Honorable F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. and The Honorable W.J. "Billy" Tauzin
Opposition to H.R. 3261, the Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act [PDF]
January 15, 2004

Chairman Young and Ranking Member Obey
Support for Full FY 2004 Funding for NARA's Electronic Records Archive (ERA)
October 6, 2003

Chairman Stevens and Ranking Member Byrd
Support for Full FY 2004 Funding for NARA's Electronic Records Archive (ERA)
October 6, 2003

The Honorable James Sensenbrenner, Jr. and the Honorable W.J. "Billy" Tauzin
Opposition to the Discussion Draft "Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act"
September 4, 2003

The Honorable Tom Ridge
Need for Public Input on Information Sharing Rules [PDF]
August 27, 2003

The Honorable Martin Olav Sabo
Support for the Public Access to Science Act
August 18, 2003

The Honorable Sherrod Brown
U.S.-Chile and U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreements
August 18, 2003

The Honorable Zoe Lofgren
Support for the Public Domain Enhancement Act
June 24, 2003

Chairman Philip M. Crane and Ranking Member Sander M. Levin, House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Trade
U.S.-Chile and U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreements
June 19, 2003

Chairman Charles E. Grassley and Ranking Member Max Baucus, Senate Finance Committee
U.S.-Chile and U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreements
June 19, 2003

The Honorable John McCain, Chair of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
Support for Senator Brownback's Consumer Privacy Protection Amendments
June 18, 2003

Members of the House Ways and Means Committee
Opposition to Sec. 364 of the Jobs and Growth Reconciliation Tax Act
May 20, 2003

AALL Endorses Book and Library Community Statement
Supporting The Freedom to Read Protection Act (H.R. 1157)

May 15, 2003

Chairman John Warner and Ranking Member Carl Levin, Senate Committee on Armed Services
Freedom of Information Act Exemption for National Security Agency Files in S. 1050, Defense Authorization Act
May 16, 2003

The Honorable Rod Paige, Secretary of Education
Draft Statement of Work for ERIC
May 7, 2003

The Honorable Doug White, President of the Ohio Senate
Opposition to the Electronic Government Services Act
April 29, 2003

The Honorable Jack Kingston, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Legislative, House Committee on Appropriations
Support for the FY 2004 Budget Request of the Library of Congress
April 22, 2003

The Honorable Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Chairman of the Legislative Branch Subcommittee, Senate Appropriations Committee
Support for the FY 2004 Budget Requests of the Library of Congress
April 22, 2003

Office of the United States Trade Representative
Supplemental Comments on the Second Draft Consolidated Texts of the Free Trade Area of the Americas Agreement
February 28, 2003

Mr. Mark Pennak, U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division
Veeck v. Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc., Docket No. 02-335
February 21, 2003

Honorable John Ellis (Jeb) Bush
Opposition to Proposed Closure of the Florida State Library
February 13, 2003

Honorable John McCain and Honorable Patrick J. Leahy
Support for Senate Resolution to Provide Internet Access to Congressional Documents and CRS Publications
February 11, 2003

Veronica Steadman, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Technology Protection Systems for Digitized Copyrighted Works: Higher Education Associations' and Library Associations' Statement for the Record [PDF]
February 4, 2003

Task Force on the Model Definition of the Practice of Law, American Bar Association
Proposed Definition of the Practice of Law [PDF]
February 4, 2003

Office of the United States Trade Representative
Comments on the Second Draft Consolidated Texts of the Free Trade Area of the Americas Agreement
January 31, 2003

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives
Request to Co-sponsor the Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act
January 27, 2003

ABA President Carlton and House of Delegates
Joint Library and Education Letter to the President and House of Delegates of the American Bar Association
January 30, 2003

ABA President Carlton and House of Delegates
AFFECT's Open Letter to the President and House of Delegates of the American Bar Association
January 29, 2003

Members of the ABA House of Delegates
Opposition to UCITA from the Society for Information Management
January 29, 2003

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Joint Comments on Technological Protection Systems for Digitized Copyrighted Works (Docket No. 2003-C-006) [PDF]
January 14, 2003

 

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