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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3589 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2006

H.Res. 891 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 27, 2006

What is a bill?

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

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 2006
Reported by Committee
Mar 16, 2006
Passed House
Jun 27, 2006
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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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