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HR 253 - Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2003 - National Key Vote

Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (352-67) - (Key vote)
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Title: Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2003

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would extend the National Flood Insurance Program until September 30, 2008, and allow Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to continue helping repetitive loss owners.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes FEMA funding to purchase or mitigate repetitive loss properties in order to reduce number of claims paid.
  • Requires owners of repetitive loss properties, or repetitive claims properties that refuse mitigation to standard actuarial rates, or purchase flood insurance on their own.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2003

Sponsors

  • Douglas K. 'Doug' Bereuter (NE - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Jonas 'Martin' Frost III (TX - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas E. 'Tom' Petri (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lee R. Terry (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
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