On July 6, 2012, President Obama signed into law H.R. 4348, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act. Title II of this law contains the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (the Biggert-Waters Act),* which extends the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until September 30, 2017, and amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (NFIA) and the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA). Some of the Biggert-Waters Act’s provisions provide for the following changes:
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