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H.R.1035: To require a study of voluntary community-based flood insurance options and how such options could be incorporated into the national flood insurance program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor Gwen Moore, D-Wis.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 7, 2013
Latest Major Action March 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Directs the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to study and report to Congress on options, methods, and strategies for making voluntary community-based flood insurance policies available through the National Flood Insurance Program, including a strategy to implement options that would encourage communities to undertake flood mitigation activities.

Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to submit to Congress an analytical review of the FEMA report, including recommendations.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 13, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
March 12, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 12, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 - 17 (Roll no. 63). (text: CR H1339)

March 12, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1341-1342)
March 12, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
March 12, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1035.
March 12, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1339-1341)
March 12, 2013 Mr. Luetkemeyer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
March 7, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.