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Congress Passes Disaster Relief Appropriations Act

 At IAAPA, the safety and advocacy department team stays on top of legislative and regulatory activity—federal or global—that could impact the attractions business and responds or lobbies accordingly.

In January, IAAPA’s advocacy efforts paid off for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. In partnership with the U.S. Travel Association, IAAPA sent letters to the House of Representatives and the Senate in support of federal disaster relief to the affected areas. Both houses of Congress passed the “Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013” that month.

Read the full text of the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act.

Read IAAPA's letters to the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.