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  • H.Amdt.728   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment to require all funds authorized under the Act to be expended in a manner consistent with the manual on Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch.
    Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Scott [D-NY-20] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Murphy (NY) amendment (A011) Agreed to by recorded vote: 421 - 0 (Roll no. 445).
  • H.Amdt.727   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment allows NFIP to include local real estate agents in their outreach on the NFIP program and its costs and benefits.
    Sponsor: Rep. McMahon, Michael E. [D-NY-13] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the McMahon amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.726   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires FEMA to notify local television and radio stations of proposed flood elevation determinations in addition to the current requirement of publication in prominent local newspapers and also requires FEMA to make such notifications for communities that have not yet been issued a Letter of Final Determination through the flood insurance map modernization process at the time of enactment.
    Sponsor: Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Loebsack amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.725   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment includes identifying ways to assist communities in efforts to fund the accreditation of flood protection systems as a function of the Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hill, Baron P. [D-IN-9] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Hill amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.724   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment ensures that occupants have relevant information on appropriate evacuation routes and ensures that the outreach program under the bill includes relevant information on where to obtain coverage.
    Sponsor: Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Boswell amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.723   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires that the GAO conduct a study on ways that the private insurance market can contribute to insuring against flood damage; assessing the impact on the National Flood Insurance Program if communities were to opt out; and determining the feasibility of regionalizing the National Flood Insurance Program so there is no cross-subsidization between regions.
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Miller (MI) amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.722   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment prohibits the Write Your Own insurance companies that contract with NFIP from excluding coverage of wind damage under their own policies solely because flooding also caused damage to the property and establishes requirements for adjustment by WYO insurers when there are claims on the same property, from the same event, for flood damage covered by NFIP and for wind damage covered by the WYO insurer.
    Sponsor: Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-4] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Taylor amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.721   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment prohibits earmarking of funds made available for grants.
    Sponsor: Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A004) Agreed to by recorded vote: 423 - 3 (Roll no. 444).
  • H.Amdt.720   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment authorizes the FEMA administrator to reimburse property owners or entity or jurisdiction acting on their behalf for any expenses that they incurred in order to file for a letter of map amendment if they are ultimately successful in petitioning the exclusion of their property from a flood zone between fiscal year 2007 to the present as well as in the future.
    Sponsor: Rep. Driehaus, Steve [D-OH-1] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Driehaus amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.719   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires FEMA to annually submit a report to Congress (no later than December 31 of each calendar year) on the effectiveness of grants awarded to local government agencies, the activities conducted and the effect of such activities on the retention or acquisition of flood insurance coverage.
    Sponsor: Rep. Putnam, Adam H. [R-FL-12] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Putnam amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.718   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment phases out subsidized premiums for severe repetitive loss properties, substantially damaged or improved properties and policy holders who voluntarily allow flood coverage to lapse; clarifies application of actuarial rate phase-in for pre-FIRM properties sold after enactment; provides preferred rate premium for properties participating in NFIP during newly established, 5-year delay in mandatory flood insurance purchase requirement; expands availability of installment premium payment program to all policyholders; clarifies that the FEMA Director may work directly with property owners to make mitigation grants for certain repetitive loss properties where States or communities are either unable or unwilling to address repetitive loss issues with a property owner; allows commercial properties with swimming pools located below the base flood level to enclose those pools with breakaway walls outside of hurricane season; requires FEMA to review mapping of surrounding properties following successful appeal of hazard designation in newly mapped areas; clarifies ability of FEMA Administrator to use demolition and rebuilding as mitigation techniques; requires study of the impact of working waterfronts on storm and flood risk; establishes relevant flood insurance related studies; and conforms rule writing and implementation of various provisions of.bill as well as making other technical improvements.
    Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35] (Offered 07/15/2010)
    Latest Action: 07/15/10 On agreeing to the Waters amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.