An Italian national, who is not a dual national, is permitted to change his or her
during the second year after the year in which a period of work began, or
when he or she gains or loses status as lawfully admitted for permanent residence
in the United States.
An amended election is effective from the date it is made and applies to all future
periods of work subject to dual coverage, even if the worker begins a new period of
employment with a different employer. An amended election may be changed only if the
worker's residence status changes as mentioned above.
A dual U.S./Italian national is permitted to change an initial election only if he
or she changes employers and the new period of employment is subject to coverage in