Current Federal Boating Issues
Since its founding in 1966, BoatUS has been the voice of recreational boat owners on Capitol Hill and before the federal agencies in Washington. With the strength of over half a million members behind us, our mission has been to fight unfair federal taxes, fees and regulations that single out boat owners and to work with state agencies to promote boating laws that make sense. Here is a list of current federal boating issues:
The National Park Service has reversed an earlier decision to close the Nichols Great Kills Marina. View the BoatUS Press Release
Unintended Consequences - The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
President Margaret Podlich submits Testimony to the U.S. House Oversight Committee on the need for reforms and the dangers of E15 in marine engines. Read More
Sequestration could cause the loss of access to $43 million of boating trust fund dollars. Read More
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