(a)No new flood insurance coverage may be provided under this chapter on or after October 1, 1983, for any new construction or substantial improvements of structures located on any coastal barrier within the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System established by section
3503 of title
16. A federally insured financial institution may make loans secured by structures which are not eligible for flood insurance by reason of this section.
(b)No new flood insurance coverage may be provided under this chapter after the expiration of the 1-year period beginning on November 16, 1990, for any new construction or substantial improvements of structures located in any area identified and depicted on the maps referred to in section
3503(a) of title
16 as an area that is
(1) not within the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System and
(2) is in an otherwise protected area. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, new flood insurance coverage may be provided for structures in such protected areas that are used in a manner consistent with the purpose for which the area is protected.
This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original a reference to “this title” meaning title XIII of Pub. L. 90–448, Aug. 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 572, known as the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
4001 of this title and Tables.
1999—Pub. L. 106–167amended section catchline and substituted “John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System” for “Coastal Barrier Resources System” in subsecs. (a) and (b).
1990—Pub. L. 101–591designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
1982—Subsecs. (a) to (c). Pub. L. 97–348struck out subsec. designations in subsecs. (a) and (c), in provisions of former subsec. (a) substituted “on any coastal barrier within the Coastal Barrier Resources System established by section
3503 of title
16” for “on undeveloped coastal barriers which shall be designated by the Secretary of the Interior”, and struck out subsec. (b) which provided definitions for purposes of this section.
Section effective Oct. 1, 1981, see section 371 ofPub. L. 97–35, set out as a note under section
3701 of Title
12, Banks and Banking.
Study for Designation of Undeveloped Coastal Barriers; Report and Recommendations to Congress
Section 341(d)(2) ofPub. L. 97–35, relating to a study by the Secretary of the Interior for the purpose of designating the undeveloped coastal barriers affected by this section, and transmittal to Congress of a report on such study, was repealed by Pub. L. 97–348, § 11(b),Oct. 18, 1982, 96 Stat. 1659.
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