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House Votes to Extend Flood Insurance Program 1 Year; Senate Yet to Vote

September 23, 2020


The House of Representatives yesterday extended the National Flood Insurance Program until Sept. 30, 2021 as part of a measure to fund the federal government through December 11.

The flood insurance program is currently set to expire in a week on Sept 30.

The measure must still be passed by the Senate.

The House vote on the funding measure was 359 to 57.

Congress has approved about a dozen short-term extensions of the NFIP’s authorization in the past several years.

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