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S.1846: Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about emergency management
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Sponsor Robert Menendez, D-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 30 (21 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 17, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 15, 2014
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 - Prohibits the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from implementing a requirement of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (NFIA) that would: (1) increase flood insurance risk premium rates to reflect the current risk of flood for certain property located in specified areas subject to a specified mandatory premium adjustment, or (2) reduce statutory subsidies for any property not insured by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as of July 6, 2012, or any policy that has lapsed in coverage as a result of the policyholder's deliberate choice (pre-Flood Insurance Rate Map or pre-FIRM properties). Sets an expiration date for such prohibitions six months after one or another of three specified alternative events takes place.

(A pre-FIRM property contains a structure neither constructed nor substantially improved after the later of December 31, 1974, or the effective date of the initial fl...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 15, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S335, S344-360)
Jan. 14, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S299-300)
Jan. 13, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S267; text: CR S267)
Dec. 18, 2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 266.
Dec. 17, 2013 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.