FILE - Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss, introduced the bill referred to as the Consumer Option for an Alternative System To Allocate Losses Act of 2011, or COASTAL Act, S. 1091.

NU Online News Service, May 31, 3:15 p.m. EDT

Legislation introduced in the Senate late last week may complicate chances of the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) long-term reauthorization before the current extension runs out Sept. 30.

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