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Congress avoids government shutdown and reauthorizes top boating industry priority

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 3 Oct 13:27 PDT
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The President recently signed into law a short-term spending bill - which funds the federal government through December 11 at current spending levels. The measure averts a shutdown of the federal government and includes a provision to extend the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund (Trust Fund) for one year - a top priority for the recreational boating industry.

Congress was unable to pass its appropriations bills by the October 1 deadline, leading to the need for a stopgap funding measure. While the U.S House of Representatives passed several appropriations bills - which include the vast majority of the industry's funding priorities - the U.S. Senate still must develop and pass its spending bills for fiscal year 2021.

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