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H.R. 2868 (115th): National Flood Insurance Program Policyholder Protection Act of 2017

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To protect National Flood Insurance Program policyholders from unreasonable premium rates and to require the Program to consider the unique characteristics of urban properties, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lee Zeldin

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2017
Length: 8 pages
Jun 8, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 15, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Zeldin Announces House Passage of His Bill to Assist Long Island and NYC Flood Insurance Policyholders Who Invest in Mitigation Activities
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Nov 15, 2017

Reps. Maloney and Zeldin Announce Committee Passage of Bill to Protect New York City and Long Island Flood Insurance Policyholders, Especially Targeted to Those Who Invest in Mitigation Activities
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 15, 2017

Congressman Lynch's Lunch Bucket Bulletin - 6/19/17
    — Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8] on Jun 19, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates H.R. 2868 will add $68 million in new spending through 2027.
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 ...


Jun 8, 2017

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Jun 15, 2017
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Jul 11, 2017
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H.R. 2868 (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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