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S.996: A bill to improve the National Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||emergency management|
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|Sponsor||Mary L. Landrieu, D-La.|
|Total Cosponsors||2 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||May 21, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 21, 2013|
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Amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to repeal the prohibition against provision of flood insurance by the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to prospective insureds at rates less than standard estimates for property purchased after enactment of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Biggert-Waters). (Thus allows risk premium rates lower than standard rates for certain property purchased after Biggert-Waters.)
Delays the effective date of any flood insurance rate changes until 180 days after FEMA submits: (1) a certain report on methods to establish an affordability framework for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), or (2) notice to the congressional committees concerned of an alternative method of gathering information for such report if the report cannot be submitted by its due date.
Directs FEMA to study options, methods, and implementing strategies for making available voluntary community-based flood in...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 21, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.|