Ocean Science Legislation
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|Original Sponsor||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]|
|Bill Title||Flood Mapping Modernization and Homeowner Empowerment Pilot Program Act of 2018|
|Policy Issue||Ocean and Coastal Management|
* To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to carry out a pilot program to enhance the mapping of urban flooding and associated property damage and the availability of that mapped data to homeowners, businesses, and localities to help understand and mitigate the risk of such flooding, and for other purposes. Grants would be prioritzed for areas vulnerable to sea-level rise.
|Actions||04/18/2018: Introduced in Senate and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.|
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