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Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Does DEMA do for You? »
  How DEMA and the Go Dive Now Campaign are Promoting the Sport of Diving & Helping Members Grow their Business...
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEMA Board of Directors to Meet in Long Beach, CA on May 5th »
** Industry Stakeholders Will Attend to Provide Input on Programs & Priorities ** DEMA’s Board of Directors will...
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act »
SUMMARY:   I n March, the federal "Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017" (HR 1456) was introduced...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Dive In Day »
Each year DEMA sponsors "Dive in Day" at the Florida Capitol giving Members the opportunity to visit the Capitol, showcase...
Monday, March 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEMA Board of Directors to Meet in San Diego, CA for Face-to-Face Board Meeting on March 21st & 22nd »
DEMA’s Board of Directors will meet on March 21st and 22nd to welcome the newly elected members of the DEMA Board of Di...

Public Policy: Employment Practices
Thursday, June 16, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
INDUSTRY ALERT: Your Support is Needed Immediately - New Department of Labor Overtime Rules »
INDUSTRY ALERT Your Support is Needed Immediately - New Department of Labor Overtime Rules Time...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Industry Alert: Your Input is Needed NOW - New Department Of Labor Overtime Rules »
On May 18, 2016 the US Department of Labor released its new rules on the salary threshold for overtime pay. ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Policy Alert: New Department Of Labor Overtime Rules Announced »
On May 18, 2016 the US Department of Labor released its  new rules  on the salary threshold for overtime pay...

Public Policy: Environmental Issues
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED: Support the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act »
SUMMARY:   I n March, the federal "Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017" (HR 1456) was introduced...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
YOUR COMMENTS AND HELP ARE NEEDED: Submit Comments Regarding Port Everglades Dredging Project »
SUMMARY: In the wake of the  Port Everglades dredging delay , the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is enc...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Everglades Expansion Dredging Delayed »
** Corps Commits to Conduct New Environmental Studies Before Port Everglades Expansion Dredging Begins **...
Monday, October 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
INDUSTRY ALERT: Shark Feeding Ban »
-YOUR HELP IS NEEDED-  Shark Feeding Ban   SUMMARY:...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Everglades Project Would Repeat the Environmental Destruction Caused by PortMiami Dredging »
** DEMA and Environmental Organizations Challenge Massive Dredging Project to Try to Save Threatened Corals **  ...

Public Policy: Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
Monday, September 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
With the 2016/2017 CA Spiny Lobster Season Approaching, DEMA’s PSA Materials Aim to Keep Divers Safe »
California’s 2016/2017 Spiny Lobster Season begins on October 1, 2016. In an effort to increase diver safety and prepare...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
With the FL Lobster Mini-Season Approaching, Dive Safety PSA & Poster Provide Safety Reminders »
**DEMA and Divers Alert Network (DAN) Provide Tips to Increase Diver Safety for Florida’s Lobster Mini-Season July 27-28,...
Monday, February 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Policy Alert - Proposed Ban on Spearfishing in Southeast Florida »
PRIORITY: TIME CRITICAL Your comments on a Proposed Ban on Spearfishing in Southeast Florida While Using Scuba ar...
Monday, June 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
With the Florida Lobster Mini-Season Approaching, Dive Safety PSA & Poster Provide Safety Reminders »
**DEMA and Divers Alert Network (DAN) Provide Tips to Increase Diver Safety for Florida’s Lobster Mini-Season July 29-30,...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATE: DEMA Public Policy Alert - Department of Navy Rules for Diving on Sunken Military Vessels »
In the spring of 2014, discussion took place among members of the diving community regarding a January 6, 2014 Federal...

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