Please select your home edition
Vaikobi 2023 Gloves - LEADERBOARD

Congress advances FY2024 Spending Measures

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 6 Sep 16:47 PDT
United States Capitol © National Marine Manufacturers Association

Before last month's August recess, Congress advanced several (FY) 2024 appropriation bills—which include a number of the recreational boating industry's funding priorities, such as addressing the proposed vessel speed restrictions.

The spending bills include funding for industry priorities by the Department of Commerce, the Department of Interior, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The bills also support important programs that benefit Great Lakes and outdoor recreation.

With federal government funding running through Sept. 30, the outlook for the spending bills remains uncertain as Congress will need to pass the spending measures or a continuing resolution, which would maintain current spending levels, before the funding deadline.

Continue reading the full article here...

Related Articles

Donald Trump tours Sportsman Boats
Meets with South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance This week, former President and 2024 presidential candidate Donald Trump visited NMMA member Sportsman Boats as part of his presidential campaign activities in South Carolina. Posted on 29 Sep
Ben Speciale inducted into NMMA Hall of Fame
President of the Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit NMMA announced today the induction of Ben Speciale, President of the Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit, into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Posted on 28 Sep
Spotlight on sustainability at next week's IBEX
Focus on education and technology driving the recreational boating industry The Sustainability Experience at this year's International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), running Oct. 3-5 at the Tampa Convention Center, will focus on education and technology driving the recreational boating industry. Posted on 28 Sep
Nominate an industry leader
For the 2024 Alan J. Freedman Award Nominations are being accepted for the 2024 NMMA Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award through Nov. 1, 2023. Posted on 27 Sep
ABYC announces registration for Standards Week
Taking place Jan. 7-11, 2024, in Annapolis The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of boats has opened registration for Standards Week, Jan. 7-11, 2024, in Annapolis. Posted on 19 Sep
Register for ABYC, USCG Risk Mitigation webinar
Navigating compliance in the age of evolving technology Registration is now open for the next U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) free online USCG/ABYC Risk Mitigation Series. Posted on 12 Sep
Recreational boating in the national news
Related to concerns with the proposed North Atlantic Right Whale Vessel Strike Reduction rule Related to concerns with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's proposed North Atlantic Right Whale Vessel Strike Reduction rule, NMMA, along with coalition partners, continues to tell our industry's story among policy makers. Posted on 6 Sep
Reps. Wittman and Kiggins join local leaders
Joining boaters and anglers at the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament Last week, local leaders joined boaters and anglers at the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament to discuss concerns regarding the NOAA's proposed expansion of its North Atlantic Right Whale Vessel Strike Reduction Rule. Posted on 31 Aug
Top Recreational Boating States by Economic Impact
Data from NMMA's recently released 2023 economic impact study Closing out NMMA's 'Top 20' U.S. states for recreational boating economic impact is Florida in the number one spot. Posted on 26 Aug
NMMA moves headquarters to Washington, D.C.
Amid continued expansion in advocacy The NMMA announced today the relocation of its headquarters to Washington D.C. as the association continues to expand its advocacy work. Posted on 23 Aug
RS Sailing 2021 - FOOTERCyclops Marine 2023 October - FOOTERMaritimo 2022Mar - S75 FOOTER