Mr. COSTELLO (for himself, Mr. ALEXANDER, Mr. SHIMKUS, Mr. ROSS of Arkansas, Mr. COSTA, Mrs. EMERSON, Mr. REYES, Mr. OLSON, Mrs. CAPPS, Mr. LARSON of Connecticut, Mr. GALLEGLY, and Mr. PAUL) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial ServicesCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(1) SUSPENSION- Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Director shall not update a flood plain area or a flood risk zone in accordance with subsection (f) in a geographic area that meets the following conditions:CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(A) The geographic area is intended to be protected by a levee determined by the Army Corps of Engineers to have a design deficiency.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(iii) is based on sufficient and reasonably current design data that accurately reflects the condition of such levee and other flood protection facilities in the geographic area;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(iv) upon competion of the repair will provide protection from the one percent annual chance flood for the geographic area; andCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(C) Each State or local government with jurisdiction over any portion of the geographic area has developed and implemented a surveillance and operations plan to provide for timely alerts and immediate remedial action when significant underseepage or potential failure occurs in such portion of the geographic area.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(D) Each State or local government with jurisdiction over any portion of the geographic area has an evacuation plan to be implemented in the event of flooding in such portion of the geographic area.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(E) Each State or local government with jurisdiction over any portion of the geographic area has developed and implemented an outreach and communication plan to advise occupants in such portion of the geographic area of potential flood risks, the opportunity to purchase flood insurance, and the consequences of failure to purchase flood insurance.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(A) the Director determines that such geographic area is protected by a flood protection system that provides protection from the one percent annual chance flood; orCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(B) the Director has suspended the updating of flood plain areas or flood risk zones in such geographic area in accordance with paragraph (1) for seven consecutive years.’.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
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