To require the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to study the feasibility of a Residential Windstorm Insurance Program designed to provide windstorm insurance to residential property owners unable to obtain coverage in the private market and to require a study by the Comptroller General of the United States, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of Commerce to evaluate the public policy issues associated with conferring favorable Federal tax treatment to insurance reserves set aside by private insurers for future catastrophic natural disasters.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for the Virgin Islands. Independent.
Last Updated: Sep 19, 1996
Length: 12 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced on September 19, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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26 Cosponsors (26 Democrats)
Sep 19, 1996
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H.R. 4115 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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