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H.R. 3167: National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019

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To reform and reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Maxine Waters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2019
Length: 109 pages
Jun 10, 2019

Ordered Reported on Jun 11, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 11, 2019.

47% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Zeldin, Maloney Incentivize Mitigation, Protect Co-ops in Committee Passage of National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] on Jun 26, 2019

Congressman Gonzalez Secures Language in Financial Services Bill to Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program
    — Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX15] on Jun 18, 2019

House Committee Passes Garamendis Flood Insurance for Farmers Act
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] on Jun 12, 2019

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Jun 10, 2019

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Jun 11, 2019
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H.R. 3167 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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