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H.R.1811: To remove from the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System areas included in Florida System Unit P-16, and for other purposes.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Trey Radel, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 26, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to revise the maps of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System to remove from Florida System Unit P-16 the areas of Collier County, Florida, known as Royal Marco Point on Marco Island and La Peninsula of the Isles of Capri in Naples.

Exempts such removed areas from provisions denying new insurance coverage under the National Flood Insurance Program to properties in violation of state or local laws restricting land development or occupancy in flood-prone areas, thereby making new flood insurance available to the removed areas. Prohibits the removed areas from being denied flood insurance pursuant to such restrictions unless: (1) the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) determines that such property would have been declared by a state or local zoning authority to be in violation of state or local laws without regard to whether this Act had been in effect at the time of such declaration; or (2) after the enactment of this...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
May 3, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
April 26, 2013 Referred to House Financial Services
April 26, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources