To establish a program to provide reinsurance for State natural catastrophe insurance programs to help the United States better prepare for and protect its citizens against the ravages of natural catastrophes, to encourage and promote mitigation and prevention for, and recovery and rebuilding from such catastrophes, and to better assist in the financial recovery from such catastrophes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 14, 2016
Length: 47 pages
Apr 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 14, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 14, 2016
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H.R. 4947 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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