H.R.4874 - Hope Housing Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4] (Introduced 03/02/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||03/14/2006 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H964) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4874 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/02/2006)
Hope Housing Act of 2006 - Authorizes the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to place a manufactured home purchased by FEMA between August 1, 2005, and this Act's enactment date in a floodway or costal high hazard area or in a flood plain (without elevating such home up to the base flood level or without complying with specified decision-making processes and mitigation requirements) to house an individual displaced by Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita.
Bars civil actions against the federal government for damages related to the flooding of a home that is the subject of such placement. Requires the Director to provide any person provided such a home with written notice of the potential risks associated with such placement and such limitations on liability.