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H.R. 1558 (115th): Repeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act

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To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to ensure community accountability for areas repetitively damaged by floods, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Edward “Ed” Royce

Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 15, 2017
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Mar 16, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Reps. Royce, Blumenauer Introduce Legislative Package Extending and Enhancing National Flood Insurance Program
    — Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2018

Rep. Maloney on Financial Services Committee Flood Insurance Markups
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Jun 21, 2017

Bipartisan Scott Amendment Passes As Part of Flood Insurance Reform Legislation
    — Rep. David Scott [D-GA13] on Jun 21, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Coalition to Reduce Spending The Coalition to Reduce Spending supports the package of bills to reform and reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program: H.R. 1422, H.R. 1558, H.R. 2246, H.R. 2565, H.R. 2868, H.R. 2875 and H.R. 2874. While CBO estimates some costs for several ...

History

Mar 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 21, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 15, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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H.R. 1558 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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