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S. 1846 - Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013

Emergency management. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to delay the implementation of certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Amendments:
7 proposed amendments. View amendments 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013

S. 1846 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to delay the implementation of certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to delay the implementation of certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013
  • Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013
Sponsor
Robert Menendez
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Emergency management
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • Emergency planning and evacuation
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Floods and storm protection
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Legislative rules and procedure
  • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced12/17/2013
Amendments (7 proposed)
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced12/17/2013
12/17/2013Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
12/17/2013Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar12/18/2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 266.
1/13/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
1/14/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
1/15/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
1/15/2014
1/15/2014Senate amendment submitted
1/15/2014
1/15/2014Senate amendment submitted
1/15/2014
1/15/2014Senate amendment submitted
1/16/2014
1/16/2014Senate amendment submitted
1/16/2014
1/16/2014Senate amendment submitted
1/16/2014
1/16/2014Senate amendment submitted
1/16/2014
1/16/2014Senate amendment submitted
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 2652Reed, John [D-RI]January 15, 2014Offered on January 14, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 2653Reed, John [D-RI]January 15, 2014Offered on January 14, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 2654Heller, Dean [R-NV]January 15, 2014Offered on January 14, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 2663Inhofe, James [R-OK]January 16, 2014Offered on January 15, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 2689Gillibrand, Kirsten [D-NY]January 16, 2014Offered on January 15, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 2690Heller, Dean [R-NV]January 16, 2014Offered on January 15, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 2691Hagan, Kay [D-NC]January 16, 2014Offered on January 15, 2014.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Commercial banks & bank holding companies
Real estate agents
Residential construction
Credit unions
Municipal & county government organizations
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment (split)
Insurance companies, brokers & agents (split)
$11,178,949
$1,251,308
$250
$1,958,745
$6,127,817
$20,517,069
25% more
$5,766,137
$9,043,639
$48,650
$8,650
$6,436,572
$739,272
$3,211,848
$399,280
$25,654,048

opposed this bill

Republican/Conservative
Life insurance
Environmental policy
Property & casualty insurance
Insurance
Health & welfare policy
Fiscal & tax policy
Consumer groups
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment (split)
Insurance companies, brokers & agents (split)
8 Organizations Supported and 25 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013

8 organizations supported this bill

American Bankers Association
Ballentine, James C. & McKechnie, J. Kevin A. (2014, January 6). Support for S. 1846, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from American Bankers Association.
Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance
Berni, Caitlin (2014, January 6). CSFI NFIP Action Alert – Urge Your Senator to Vote Yes on S. 1846 on Wednesday. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance.
Independent Community Bankers of America
Independent Community Bankers of America (2014, January 6). ICBA Urges Senate to Pass Bill Delaying Flood Insurance Rate Increases. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Independent Community Bankers of America.
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
Symington, Charles E. Jr. (2014, January 13). Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Letter. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Mary Landrieu - U.S. Senator for Louisiana.
National Association of Counties
Langston, Linda (2014, January 6). NACO Letter on S 1846. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from National Association of Counties.
National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Thaler, Brad (2014, January 8). Support S. 1846, the Homeowner's Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
National Association of Home Builders
Tobin, James W. III (2014, January 8). NAHB Letter on S 1846. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Mary Landrieu - U.S. Senator for Louisiana.
National Association of Realtors
Brown, Steve (2014, January 6). National Association of Realtors Letter on S 1846. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Mary Landrieu - U.S. Senator for Louisiana.

25 organizations opposed this bill

Allianz of America
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
American Rivers
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Ceres, Inc.
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Chubb Corporation
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
ConservAmerica
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Defenders of Wildlife
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
National Fire Protection Association
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
National Flood Determination Association
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
National Housing Conference
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
national leased housing association
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
National Low Income Housing Coalition
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
National Wildlife Federation
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Natural Hazard Mitigation Association
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Nature Conservancy
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
R Street Institute
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Reinsurance Association of America
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Sierra Club
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Smarter Safer Coalition
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Swiss Re
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
Taxpayers for Common Sense
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
SmarterSafer.org (2014, January 7). CBO Finds Effort to Delay Flood Insurance Reforms Would Add $2.1 Billion to NFIP’S Deficit. Retrieved January 17, 2014, from Smarter Safer Coalition.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$163,750$152,350
Kelly AyotteRNH$132,626$256,758
Tammy BaldwinDWI$77,058$179,788
John BarrassoRWY$89,333$104,775
Max BaucusDMT$129,931$154,250
Mark BegichDAK$131,575$192,921
Michael F. BennetDCO$277,510$307,061
Richard BlumenthalDCT$125,450$102,956
Roy BluntRMO$471,283$314,658
Cory A. BookerDNJ$409,620$335,646
John BoozmanRAR$108,630$66,179
Barbara BoxerDCA$135,600$226,621
Sherrod BrownDOH$246,497$291,528
Richard BurrRNC$277,818$221,850
Maria CantwellDWA$44,091$135,135
Ben CardinDMD$151,218$170,025
Tom CarperDDE$213,320$185,650
Bob CaseyDPA$173,550$125,104
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,950$36,550
Daniel CoatsRIN$155,400$118,550
Tom CoburnROK$79,460$117,593
William Thad CochranRMS$158,700$97,900
Susan M. CollinsRME$120,850$179,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$267,150$126,254
Bob CorkerRTN$478,393$225,080
John CornynRTX$507,225$308,605
Mike CrapoRID$170,210$196,000
Ted CruzRTX$446,555$1,635,862
Joe DonnellyDIN$140,810$77,350
Dick DurbinDIL$76,725$148,870
Mike EnziRWY$75,750$105,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$184,964$50,272
Deb FischerRNE$160,850$246,971
Jeff FlakeRAZ$198,972$1,379,655
Al FrankenDMN$115,310$157,918
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$689,191$346,422
Lindsey GrahamRSC$228,012$140,707
Chuck GrassleyRIA$132,199$159,650
Kay R. HaganDNC$300,410$437,205
Tom HarkinDIA$5,000$39,100
Orrin G. HatchRUT$256,566$261,874
Martin HeinrichDNM$128,393$306,346
Heidi HeitkampDND$96,226$42,972
Dean HellerRNV$264,520$309,274
Mazie K. HironoDHI$118,966$64,376
John HoevenRND$161,410$103,450
Jim InhofeROK$80,360$78,225
Johnny IsaksonRGA$468,903$148,350
Mike JohannsRNE$29,150$32,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$189,005$206,407
Tim JohnsonDSD$198,549$109,500
Tim KaineDVA$208,600$336,801
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$60,366$56,570
Mark KirkRIL$339,135$351,263
Amy KlobucharDMN$215,505$61,872
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$194,330$173,719
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$37,050$38,100
Mike LeeRUT$105,982$139,217
Carl LevinDMI$10$1,000
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$231,800$121,650
Ed MarkeyDMA$132,500$476,206
John McCainRAZ$203,870$236,793
Claire McCaskillDMO$200,701$92,046
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$776,139$751,506
Bob MenéndezDNJ$332,981$236,550
Jeff MerkleyDOR$92,948$224,349
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$54,150$31,950
Jerry MoranRKS$230,240$95,950
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$111,320$33,400
Chris MurphyDCT$249,960$399,596
Patty MurrayDWA$97,529$214,607
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$229,968$160,732
Rand PaulRKY$135,402$508,158
Rob PortmanROH$681,425$649,786
Mark L. PryorDAR$137,625$126,650
John "Jack" ReedDRI$120,348$149,350
Harry ReidDNV$286,153$361,489
Jim RischRID$79,950$93,602
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$209,450$243,056
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,250$20,650
Marco RubioRFL$322,581$1,257,984
Bernie SandersIVT$30,650$57,647
Brian SchatzDHI$127,249$167,904
Chuck SchumerDNY$634,400$361,650
Tim ScottRSC$293,285$504,962
Jeff SessionsRAL$59,950$24,700
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$119,225$274,946
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$266,450$203,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$232,128$150,624
Jon TesterDMT$424,273$450,385
John ThuneRSD$278,034$365,203
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$466,438$1,773,151
Mark UdallDCO$175,327$665,912
Tom UdallDNM$77,514$208,894
David VitterRLA$191,900$262,376
Mark R. WarnerDVA$539,350$343,988
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$101,746$245,653
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$72,175$137,633
Roger F. WickerRMS$151,253$98,175
Ron WydenDOR$117,460$194,600

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$163,750$152,350
Kelly AyotteRNH$132,626$256,758
Tammy BaldwinDWI$77,058$179,788
John BarrassoRWY$89,333$104,775
Max BaucusDMT$129,931$154,250
Mark BegichDAK$131,575$192,921
Michael F. BennetDCO$277,510$307,061
Richard BlumenthalDCT$125,450$102,956
Roy BluntRMO$471,283$314,658
Cory A. BookerDNJ$409,620$335,646
John BoozmanRAR$108,630$66,179
Barbara BoxerDCA$135,600$226,621
Sherrod BrownDOH$246,497$291,528
Richard BurrRNC$277,818$221,850
Maria CantwellDWA$44,091$135,135
Ben CardinDMD$151,218$170,025
Tom CarperDDE$213,320$185,650
Bob CaseyDPA$173,550$125,104
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,950$36,550
Daniel CoatsRIN$155,400$118,550
Tom CoburnROK$79,460$117,593
William Thad CochranRMS$158,700$97,900
Susan M. CollinsRME$120,850$179,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$267,150$126,254
Bob CorkerRTN$478,393$225,080
John CornynRTX$507,225$308,605
Mike CrapoRID$170,210$196,000
Ted CruzRTX$446,555$1,635,862
Joe DonnellyDIN$140,810$77,350
Dick DurbinDIL$76,725$148,870
Mike EnziRWY$75,750$105,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$184,964$50,272
Deb FischerRNE$160,850$246,971
Jeff FlakeRAZ$198,972$1,379,655
Al FrankenDMN$115,310$157,918
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$689,191$346,422
Lindsey GrahamRSC$228,012$140,707
Chuck GrassleyRIA$132,199$159,650
Kay R. HaganDNC$300,410$437,205
Tom HarkinDIA$5,000$39,100
Orrin G. HatchRUT$256,566$261,874
Martin HeinrichDNM$128,393$306,346
Heidi HeitkampDND$96,226$42,972
Dean HellerRNV$264,520$309,274
Mazie K. HironoDHI$118,966$64,376
John HoevenRND$161,410$103,450
Jim InhofeROK$80,360$78,225
Johnny IsaksonRGA$468,903$148,350
Mike JohannsRNE$29,150$32,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$189,005$206,407
Tim JohnsonDSD$198,549$109,500
Tim KaineDVA$208,600$336,801
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$60,366$56,570
Mark KirkRIL$339,135$351,263
Amy KlobucharDMN$215,505$61,872
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$194,330$173,719
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$37,050$38,100
Mike LeeRUT$105,982$139,217
Carl LevinDMI$10$1,000
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$231,800$121,650
Ed MarkeyDMA$132,500$476,206
John McCainRAZ$203,870$236,793
Claire McCaskillDMO$200,701$92,046
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$776,139$751,506
Bob MenéndezDNJ$332,981$236,550
Jeff MerkleyDOR$92,948$224,349
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$54,150$31,950
Jerry MoranRKS$230,240$95,950
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$111,320$33,400
Chris MurphyDCT$249,960$399,596
Patty MurrayDWA$97,529$214,607
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$229,968$160,732
Rand PaulRKY$135,402$508,158
Rob PortmanROH$681,425$649,786
Mark L. PryorDAR$137,625$126,650
John "Jack" ReedDRI$120,348$149,350
Harry ReidDNV$286,153$361,489
Jim RischRID$79,950$93,602
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$209,450$243,056
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,250$20,650
Marco RubioRFL$322,581$1,257,984
Bernie SandersIVT$30,650$57,647
Brian SchatzDHI$127,249$167,904
Chuck SchumerDNY$634,400$361,650
Tim ScottRSC$293,285$504,962
Jeff SessionsRAL$59,950$24,700
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$119,225$274,946
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$266,450$203,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$232,128$150,624
Jon TesterDMT$424,273$450,385
John ThuneRSD$278,034$365,203
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$466,438$1,773,151
Mark UdallDCO$175,327$665,912
Tom UdallDNM$77,514$208,894
David VitterRLA$191,900$262,376
Mark R. WarnerDVA$539,350$343,988
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$101,746$245,653
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$72,175$137,633
Roger F. WickerRMS$151,253$98,175
Ron WydenDOR$117,460$194,600

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$11,178,949
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$10,029,840
Real estate agents$6,127,817
Residential construction$1,958,745
Credit unions$1,251,308
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$80,700
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$10,029,840
Republican/Conservative$9,043,639
Life insurance$6,436,572
Environmental policy$5,766,137
Property & casualty insurance$3,211,848
Insurance$739,272
Health & welfare policy$399,280
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$80,700
Fiscal & tax policy$48,650
Consumer groups$8,650
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