The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure on May 7 calling for a study of the availability of property insurance for homes where Chinese drywall is present.

The bipartisan measure was part of an amendment to the Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act introduced by Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Fla., and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R.-Fla. The entire legislation–H.R. 1728–including the amendment, passed by a 300-114 vote.

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