House Committee Passes Clean Boating Act of 2008; Senate Committee to Vote on Bill Tomorrow!
Last week, the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee voted unanimously to approve passage of the Clean Boating Act of 2008 (H. 5949), introduced by Representatives Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) and Candice Miller (R-Mich.). This action officially paves the way for the bill's consideration by the full House of Representatives.
On Wednesday, May 21, the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) is marking up the bill on the Senate side (S. 2766). EPW is comprised of 19 members from the following states:
NMMA is calling upon everyone in the industry and all our industry partners to engage on this issue before it's too late! We urge you to contact Representatives and Senators on the EPW Committee and encourage them to vote "YES" on S. 2766.
CLICK HERE to call EPW members directly in advance of the May 21 hearing!