Amendment requires FEMA to take into consideration the impacts of global warming, current and future, when updating and maintaining flood insurance program rate maps.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 110-351 to require FEMA, when updating and maintaining flood maps, to take into consideration the impacts of global warming, the potential future impacts of global climate change-related weather events, and use the best available climate science in assessing flood and storm risks.

House Amendment Code:

(A006)

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