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Rowdy the dog finds refuge on an office chair in Harvey Cook's flooded home in Hammond, La., Friday, March 11. (Photo: Scott Threlkeld/AP Photo)

On April 28, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act (H.R. 2901) on a 419–0 vote.

NAPSLO strongly supports this legislation because it makes clear to lenders that they may accept private flood insurance solutions just as they had prior to the Biggert-Waters Act of 2012. We believe it is critical that surplus lines insurers are eligible to offer private market solutions and alternatives to consumers with unique and complex flood risks.

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