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House approves Senate reforms for flood insurance
By A Sun Staff Writer
Originally published June 22, 2004
WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives passed the Senate's version of a bill yesterday to reform the federal flood insurance program.

The bill, which now goes to the president for his signature, includes several amendments written by Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes of Maryland that are designed to prevent a repeat of problems that have affected Tropical Storm Isabel victims.

The reforms include increased education requirements for flood insurance agents and adjusters, and the creation of an appeals system for those dissatisfied with their settlements.

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Yup. Someone commented the other day that we hadn't torn the house down yet - well D'uh it sure is hard to get going when the contractors are too busy and you are still rounding up money.
Submitted by: WONDERING
Sep 8, 2004, 10:40 AM EDT
It works, but it tells me that most people in the state of Maryland, through the media, have forgotten there was a flood and the fact that many Isabel people are still homeless! I first noticed that about three weeks after the flood. We have all been “archived!”
Submitted by: GH
Sep 7, 2004, 1:18 PM EDT
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