H. Res. 616: H.R. 2874 - 21st Century Flood Reform Act; Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-2 on Monday, November 13, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 233-187 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 234-189 on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Byrne

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 616

Report No. 115-408

 

H.R. 2874- 21st Century Flood Reform Act

Conference Report to accompany H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

  1. Closed rule for H.R. 2874.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  7. Section 2 provides for the consideration of the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 2810.
  8. Waives all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration.
  9. Provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.
  10. Provides that the previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervention of any motion except one hour of debate and one motion to recommit if applicable.
  11. Debate on the conference report is divided pursuant to clause 8(d) of rule XXII.
  12. Section 3 provides that the Clerk shall not transmit to the Senate a message that the House has adopted the conference report to accompany H.R. 2810 until notified by the Speaker or by message from the Senate that the Senate has passed H.R. 437 4 without amendment.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 287 4) to achieve reforms to improve the financial stability of the National Flood Insurance Program, to enhance the development of more accurate estimates of flood risk through new technology and better maps, to increase the role of private markets in the management of flood insurance risks, and to provide for alternative methods to insure against flood peril, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill, the amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, modified by the amendment printed in part B of that report, shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any further amendment thereto, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2810) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the conference report to its adoption without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate; and (2) one motion to recommit if applicable.

Sec. 3. The Clerk shall not transmit to the Senate a message that the House has adopted the conference report to accompany H.R. 2810 until notified by the Speaker or by message from the Senate that the Senate has passed H.R. 437 4 without amendment.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2874 IN PART A PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

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Description

Duffy (WI), Hensarling (TX), Barr (KY);Budd (NC), Davidson (OH), Hill (AR), Huizenga (MI), Kostoff (TN), Loudermilk (GA),Love (UT), MacArthur (NJ), McHenry (NC), Mooney (WV), Poliquin (ME), Ross (FL ), Rothfus (PA), Royce (CA), Stivers (OH), Trott (MI), Williams (TX), Zeldin (NY)

#1

Reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years. Institutes several programmatic reforms and changes to strength the solvency of the NFIP, provide new benefits to policyholders, and provide new options for lower-cost flood insurance coverage. The substitute combines the amended text of H.R. 287 4 with the versions of the following other Financial Services-reported NFIP bills: H.R. 1422, H.R. 1558, H.R. 2246, H.R. 2565, H.R. 2868, and H.R. 2875.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2874 IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

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Description

Duffy (WI)

#15

Allows future residential structures continued access to both NFIP and private flood coverage, establish January 1, 2019 as the effective date for commercial properties to opt-out of the NFIP, and correct a technical error in Section 607 regarding improved disclosure requirements.