H.R. 4973 (109th): Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2006


Mar 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 27, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.


Richard Baker

Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2006
Length: 42 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To restore the financial solvency of the national flood insurance program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/27/2006--Passed House amended.Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2006 - Section3 - Instructs the Comptroller General to study and report to Congress on the status of the national flood ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 16, 2006
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 27, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4973”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jun 27, 2006 4:41 p.m.
Failed 98/327
Jun 27, 2006 4:48 p.m.
Failed 76/347
Jun 27, 2006 4:57 p.m.
Failed 120/304
Jun 27, 2006 5:19 p.m.
Passed 416/4

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