About the bill
H.R. 2874 reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years, introduces private market competition, and provides programmatic reform to help policyholders. An amendment in the nature of a substitute combines the amended text of H.R. 2874 with six additional Financial Services Committee reported NFIP bills: H.R. 1422, H.R. 1558, H.R. 2246, H.R. 2565, H.R. 2868, and H.R. 2875. High level provisions of the bill include:
- Reauthorizes the NFIP for 5 years
- Gives property owners more flexibility by ensuring there is a robust private market for flood insurance
- Requires mitigation funding be prioritized for properties that have experienced repeated flood losses
- Improves mapping technology to ensure policies are based on accurate information
- Requires increased transparency, details, and risk exposure to be conveyed between …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2017
Length: 156 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 14, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
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H.R. 2874 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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