All Information (Except Text) for S.1601 - Flood Safe Basements Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND] (Introduced 10/29/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/29/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.3370, which became Public Law 113-89 on 3/21/2014.|
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Flood Safe Basements Act
Actions Overview (1)
|10/29/2013||Introduced in Senate|
10/29/2013 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|10/29/2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.|
Action By: Senate
10/29/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
|Sen. Heitkamp, Heidi [D-ND]*||10/29/2013|
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|Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs||10/29/2013||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (10/29/2013)
Flood Safe Basements Act - Directs the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to rate a covered structure using the elevation difference between the floodproofed elevation and the adjusted base flood elevation of such structure.
Defines "covered structure" as a residential structure: (1) located in a community that has adopted flood plain management measures approved by FEMA and satisfying requirements for an exception for floodproofed residential basements, and (2) built in compliance with the applicable flood plain management measures.