H.R. 2901: Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 25, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Apr 28, 2016

This bill passed in the House on April 28, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Dennis Ross

Representative for Florida's 15th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 9, 2016
Length: 11 pages

Prognosis:

6% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jun 25, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 2, 2016
 
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.

Apr 28, 2016
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2901 is a 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.

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