Senate Votes To Extend Federal Flood Insurance Plan

Law360, New York (July 1, 2010, 2:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate has approved a measure reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program until Sept. 30, moving to restore the program after a monthlong lapse — the fourth such disruption the federal flood insurance plan has experienced.

H.R. 5569, the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2010, passed the Senate by unanimous consent Wednesday evening.

The bill, authored by Rep. Maxine Water, D-Calif., passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 23 on a voice vote. It now heads to President Barack Obama's desk...
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