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Write My Representative

In its role as an advocate for the industry, NCBFAA provides its members with the Write My Representative tool kit to assist individuals in contacting their representatives in Congress on matters of importance to the industry.

Below you will find a menu of topical requests you can copy, print, and mail, or email to Congress. These letters have been reviewed by NCBFAA Counsel to ensure they speak effectively to legislation that affects the industry and provide concrete actions your Congressional representatives can take on your behalf. In addition, each letter includes accompanying instructions for finding your representatives' contact information.

Please share this page with interested colleagues and check the Monday Morning eBriefing for updates on the latest grassroots advocacy opportunities for members.

The Customs Business Fairness Act [HR 4816]

The Customs Business Fairness Act [HR 4816] protects a customs broker who has collected government revenue and passed that through to the government from liability to revert those fees to the court in a bankruptcy filing. Contact your representative to ask them to extend The Customs Business Fairness Act, originally passed in late 2020.

Customs Business Fairness Act

Contacting Your Representative

To contact your elected Representative in Congress, visit the United States House of Representatives website and enter your home zip code. After searching, the page will display information about your Congressional district, including your current Representative. Use the mail icon's below your Representative's photo to visit their contact page and send them an electronic message.

In addition to electronic communications or letters sent directly to a Representative's office, your letter can be mailed to the following generic House of Representatives address, and it will be relayed to that Representative.

The Honorable (Name)
United States House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

For a complete list of House of Representative offices and phone numbers, visit the Directory of US Representatives here.

Contacting Your Senator

To contact your US Senator, visit the United States Senate website and choose your state from the dropdown menu. After making your selection, the page will automatically display information about the US Senators representing you. You will find both an online contact form and the office address of your senators listed.

In addition to electronic communications or letters sent directly to a Senator's office, your letter can be mailed to the following generic Senate address, and it will be relayed to that Senator.

The Honorable (Name)
United States Senate
Washington, D.C. 20510

Finally, a complete list of Senate telephone numbers is available here if you would like to speak with your Senator directly .