S.667: Fire-Damaged Home Rebuilding Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about finance and financial sector
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Sponsor Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 8, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Fire Damaged Home Rebuilding Act of 2013 - Amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to allow local variances for certain residential structures substantially damaged by a fire or other disaster, not including a flood.

Permits state or local authorities, upon making certain determinations, to grant a variance from compliance with certain mandatory adequate land use and control measures to allow repair and restoration of an eligible structure to its pre-damaged condition without elevation of the structure.

Includes among such determinations that: (1) the repaired and restored structure will be located on the same site as it was before being substantially damaged, and (2) the number of floors of the restored structure will not exceed the number of floors of the original structure.

Restricts the maximum number of such variances to 10 during any calendar year.

Prohibits the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from either: (1)...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.