110-H.AMDT.825 to 110-H.R.3121

Amendment requires that any note placed on flood maps to more fully and accurately inform property owners about the protection value of their levees.

H.AMDT.825(A012)
Amends: H.R.3121
Sponsor: Rep Berry, Marion [AR-1](offered 9/27/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment requires that any note placed on flood maps to more fully and accurately inform property owners about the protection value of their levees.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 11 printed in Part B of House Report 110-351 to authorize the Director of FEMA to include a note on flood insurance rate maps identifying 100-year and 500-year certified levees and encouraging property owners to evaluate their risk of flooding. The amendment also clarifies that the note shall not be considered a legal requirement of participation in the national flood insurance program.

STATUS:

    9/27/2007 3:30pm:
    Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Berry. (consideration: CR H10988-10989; text: CR H10988)
    9/27/2007 3:39pm:
    On agreeing to the Berry amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.

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