42 U.S. Code § 4003 - Additional definitions

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(a) As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the term—
(1) “community” means a State or a political subdivision thereof which has zoning and building code jurisdiction over a particular area having special flood hazards;
(2) “Federal agency” means any department, agency, corporation, or other entity or instrumentality of the executive branch of the Federal Government, and includes the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation;
(3) “financial assistance” means any form of loan, grant, guaranty, insurance, payment, rebate, subsidy, disaster assistance loan or grant, or any other form of direct or indirect Federal assistance, other than general or special revenue sharing or formula grants made to States;
(4) “financial assistance for acquisition or construction purposes” means any form of financial assistance which is intended in whole or in part for the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, repair, or improvement of any publicly or privately owned building or mobile home, and for any machinery, equipment, fixtures, and furnishings contained or to be contained therein, and shall include the purchase or subsidization of mortgages or mortgage loans but shall exclude assistance pursuant to the Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act [42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.] (other than assistance under such Act in connection with a flood);
(5) “Federal entity for lending regulation” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Comptroller of the Currency, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Farm Credit Administration, and with respect to a particular regulated lending institution means the entity primarily responsible for the supervision of the institution;
(6) “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency;
(7) “Federal agency lender” means a Federal agency that makes direct loans secured by improved real estate or a mobile home, to the extent such agency acts in such capacity;
(8) the term “improved real estate” means real estate upon which a building is located;
(9) “lender” means a regulated lending institution or Federal agency lender;
(10) “regulated lending institution” means any bank, savings and loan association, credit union, farm credit bank, Federal land bank association, production credit association, or similar institution subject to the supervision of a Federal entity for lending regulation; and
(11) “servicer” means the person responsible for receiving any scheduled periodic payments from a borrower pursuant to the terms of a loan, including amounts for taxes, insurance premiums, and other charges with respect to the property securing the loan, and making the payments of principal and interest and such other payments with respect to the amounts received from the borrower as may be required pursuant to the terms of the loan.
(b) The Administrator is authorized to define or redefine, by rules and regulations, any scientific or technical term used in this Act, insofar as such definition is not inconsistent with the purposes of this Act.

Source

(Pub. L. 93–234, § 3,Dec. 31, 1973, 87 Stat. 976; Pub. L. 95–128, title VII, § 703(b),Oct. 12, 1977, 91 Stat. 1145; Pub. L. 98–181, title I[title IV, § 451(e)], Nov. 30, 1983, 97 Stat. 1229; Pub. L. 100–707, title I, § 109(t),Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4710; Pub. L. 103–325, title V, § 511(a),Sept. 23, 1994, 108 Stat. 2255; Pub. L. 111–203, title III, § 368,July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 1557; Pub. L. 112–141, div. F, title II, § 100238(a)(1),July 6, 2012, 126 Stat. 958.)
References in Text

This Act, referred to in text, means Pub. L. 93–234, Dec. 31, 1973, 87 Stat. 975, known as the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1973 Amendment note set out under section 4001 of this title and Tables.
The Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(4), is Pub. L. 93–288, May 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 143, known as the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, which is classified principally to chapter 68 (§ 5121 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 5121 of this title and Tables.
Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, and not as part of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 which comprises this chapter.
Amendments

2012—Subsec. (a)(6). Pub. L. 112–141substituted “ ‘Administrator’ ” for “ ‘Director’ ” and “Administrator of” for “Director of”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 112–141substituted “Administrator” for “Director”.
2010—Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 111–203struck out “, the Office of Thrift Supervision” after “the Comptroller of the Currency”.
1994—Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 103–325, § 511(a)(1), added par. (5) and struck out former par. (5) which read as follows: “ ‘Federal instrumentality responsible for the supervision, approval, regulation, or insuring of banks, savings and loan associations, or similar institutions’ means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, and the National Credit Union Administration; and”.
Subsec. (a)(7) to (11). Pub. L. 103–325, § 511(a)(2), (3), added pars. (7) to (11).
1988—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 100–707substituted “Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act” for “Disaster Relief Act of 1974”.
1983—Subsec. (a)(6). Pub. L. 98–181, § 451(e)(2), substituted definition of “Director” meaning the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for definition of “Secretary” meaning the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–181, § 451(e)(1), substituted “Director” for “Secretary”.
1977—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 95–128substituted “assistance pursuant to the Disaster Relief Act of 1974 (other than assistance under such Act in connection with a flood)” for “assistance for emergency work essential for the protection and preservation of life and property performed pursuant to the Disaster Relief Act of 1970 or any subsequent Act of Congress which supersedes or modifies the Disaster Relief Act of 1970”.
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–203effective on the transfer date, see section 351 ofPub. L. 111–203, set out as a note under section 906 of Title 2, The Congress.
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of all functions, personnel, assets, components, authorities, grant programs, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management relating thereto, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, see section 315 (a)(1) of Title 6, Domestic Security.
For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see former section 313(1) andsections 551 (d), 552 (d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.

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42 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 40032012112-141 [Sec.] 100238(a)(1)126 Stat. 958

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18 CFR - Conservation of Power and Water Resources

18 CFR Part 725 - IMPLEMENTATION OF EXECUTIVE ORDERS 11988, FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AND 11990, PROTECTION OF WETLANDS

44 CFR - Emergency Management and Assistance

44 CFR Part 59 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

44 CFR Part 60 - CRITERIA FOR LAND MANAGEMENT AND USE

44 CFR Part 61 - INSURANCE COVERAGE AND RATES

44 CFR Part 62 - SALE OF INSURANCE AND ADJUSTMENT OF CLAIMS

44 CFR Part 63 - IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTION 1306(c) OF THE NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE ACT OF 1968

44 CFR Part 64 - COMMUNITIES ELIGIBLE FOR THE SALE OF INSURANCE

44 CFR Part 65 - IDENTIFICATION AND MAPPING OF SPECIAL HAZARD AREAS

44 CFR Part 66 - CONSULTATION WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS

44 CFR Part 67 - APPEALS FROM PROPOSED FLOOD ELEVATION DETERMINATIONS

44 CFR Part 68 - ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING PROCEDURES

44 CFR Part 70 - PROCEDURE FOR MAP CORRECTION

44 CFR Part 71 - IMPLEMENTATION OF COASTAL BARRIER LEGISLATION

44 CFR Part 72 - PROCEDURES AND FEES FOR PROCESSING MAP CHANGES

44 CFR Part 73 - IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTION 1316 OF THE NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE ACT OF 1968

44 CFR Part 75 - EXEMPTION OF STATE-OWNED PROPERTIES UNDER SELF-INSURANCE PLAN

44 CFR Part 78 - FLOOD MITIGATION ASSISTANCE

44 CFR Part 79 - FLOOD MITIGATION GRANTS

44 CFR Part 80 - PROPERTY ACQUISITION AND RELOCATION FOR OPEN SPACE

 

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