H.R. 1811: To remove from the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System areas included in Florida System Unit P-16, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Apr 26, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Trey Radel
Representative for Florida's 19th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 26, 2013
Length
3 pages
 
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 26, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Apr 26, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 26, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

17% chance of getting past committee.
3% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

House Financial Services

House Natural Resources

Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

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4/26/2013--Introduced.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to revise the maps of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System to remove from Florida System Unit P-16 the areas of Collier County, Florida, known as Royal Marco Point on Marco Island and La Peninsula of the Isles of Capri in Naples.
Exempts such removed areas from provisions denying new insurance coverage under the National Flood Insurance Program to properties in violation of state or local laws restricting land development or occupancy in flood-prone areas, thereby making new flood insurance available to the removed areas.
Prohibits the removed areas from being denied flood insurance pursuant to such restrictions unless:
(1) the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) determines that such property would have been declared by a state or local zoning authority to be in violation of state or local laws without regard to whether this Act had been in effect at the time of such declaration; or
(2) after the enactment of this Act, a state or local zoning authority finds such property to be in violation of such state or local laws.

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