The NMMA state government relations department is the hub for the association’s advocacy work across all 50 states. During peak legislative season, NMMA’s state advocacy team is engaged on dozens of issues impacting the recreational boating industry.

NMMA's State Policy Agenda

Policy Priorities

Learn about issues impacting recreational boating on the state level.

Economic Impact

Understand the economic impact of recreational boating with these state and district at-a-glance one pagers.

Policy Tracker

Track legislation impacting the boating industry at the state level.

State Policy Issues

Conservation and Environment

Healthy waters and abundant fish populations are key to ensuring future generations of boaters can enjoy time on the water.

Recreation Access and Infrastructure
Getting boaters out on the water is essential to our industry’s success and requires modern infrastructure.
Safety and Boater Education

Proactive education efforts and boater education courses are imperative to ensuring a safe boating experience.

Boating Access

Proper education, safety protocols and awareness will keep our waters open for all to enjoy.