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H.R.3370: Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about emergency management
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Sponsor Mike Grimm, R-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 238 (178 Democrats, 60 Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 29, 2013
Latest Major Action March 21, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (NFIA) to repeal the prohibition against any extension by the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of flood insurance premium subsidies to prospective insureds for property: (1) not insured as of the date of enactment of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, or (2) purchased after such date.

Directs FEMA to: (1) make available rate tables that implement this repeal, (2) consult with "Write Your Own" companies when developing guidance and rate tables to implement this Act, (3) refund to insureds directly flood any insurance premiums under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that exceeded the rates required under this Act, and (4) permit the purchaser of any property covered under an existing flood insurance policy upon its purchase date to assume that policy at the chargeable premium rates for the remain...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 21, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-89.
March 21, 2014 Signed by President.
March 18, 2014 Presented to President.
March 13, 2014 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 93, enrollment corrections on H.R. 3370 have been made.
March 13, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 13, 2014

Passed Senate, under the order of 3/13/2014, having received 60 votes in the affirmative, without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 72 - 22. Record Vote Number: 78.

March 13, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: S1627-1632)
March 6, 2014 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 317.
March 5, 2014 Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
March 4, 2014 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 3370.
March 4, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 306 - 91 (Roll no. 91). (text: CR H2128-2132)

March 4, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2141-2142)
March 4, 2014 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 4, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3370.
March 4, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2128-2139)
March 4, 2014 Mrs. Capito moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Oct. 29, 2013 Referred to House Rules
Oct. 29, 2013 Referred to House Financial Services