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H.R. 3218 (113th): Flood Insurance Fairness Act of 2013

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To delay increases in flood insurance premium rates under the national flood insurance program until completion of the pending study regarding the affordability of such rates and congressional consideration of reforms to make such rates affordable, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Nugent

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2013
Length: 8 pages
Sep 28, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


19 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 5 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Trabajando Para Bajar Costo de Seguro de Inundaciones, Ros-Lehtinen Co-Patrocina Proyecto de Ley Para Suspender Aumentos en Programa de Seguro de Inundación
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 1, 2013

Bilirakis Takes Action to Address Pending Flood Insurance Rate Increases
    — Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 30, 2013

Working to Lower Flood Insurance Rates, Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Bill to Suspend National Flood Insurance Program Premium Hikes
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 1, 2013

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Sep 28, 2013

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H.R. 3218 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3218. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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