With the President at the signing are (left) Representatives Steven C. LaTourette (R-OH), a champion of this common sense legislation and (center) Patrick Tiberi (R-OH).BoatU.S. has worked with the National Marine Manufacturers Association and a coalition of stakeholders as well as a bi-partisan group of House and Senate legislators. "However, the real success of this campaign rests squarely on the shoulders of this country's millions of recreational boaters and anglers," said BoatU.S. Vice President of Government Affairs Margaret Podlich. "Without their loud collective voice, we would not have reached this momentous event."