This committee informs the Board and NJAFM membership of pending floodplain and coastal management legislation, policy, regulation and other related matters. Committee members study and author comments on rulemaking and legislation pertinent and necessary to the effective implementation of floodplain and coastal management matters. In coordination with the NJAFM Board, the committee submits comments to Federal and State agencies and the Office of the Governor regarding proposed rules and regulations, and may offer public testimony at public hearings. Coordination occurs with the Web and Membership committees to solicit member support on significant matters of concern. The committee also supports and implements national ASFPM policies, and works with the ASFPM on issues that affect the nation and New Jersey. The Committee may have representation on other organization's groups to provide input.