July 25 – House passes NFIP reauthorization to extend to November 2018.
The bill now goes to the Senate for passage by July 31 deadline.
The House on Wednesday passed legislation to extend flood insurance funding through the end of November.
Lawmakers voted 366-52 to pass the measure a day before House members are set to fly home for the August recess. The measure extends funding that was set to expire on July 31.
The bill now heads to the Senate, where leadership has expressed confidence that it will be passed.
“Now that the House has passed the extension, the Senate will pass it before our next State Work Period to ensure that the program does not expire. Senators will continue their work over the next four months on a long-term reauthorization that reforms the program,” said David Popp, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.