H.R.5917 - Rural Community Flood Protection Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] (Introduced 07/29/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||07/29/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5917 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/29/2010)
Rural Community Flood Protection Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of the Army, upon receipt of a request from a non-federal interest, to conduct a levee system evaluation and certification of a federally authorized levee or a non-federally authorized levee for purposes of the National Flood Insurance Program.
Limits the non-federal share of the cost of carrying out a levee system evaluation and certification to 35% of the total cost, but requires the Secretary to adjust the non-federal share to zero if: (1) the non-federal interest is located in an area with a population of 10,000 or fewer individuals; or (2) the division of the non-federal interest with responsibility for the applicable levee is staffed by individuals operating on a volunteer basis.