42 U.S. Code § 4056 - Emergency implementation of flood insurance program; applicability of other provisions of law

(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, for the purpose of providing flood insurance coverage at the earliest possible time, the Administrator shall carry out the flood insurance program authorized under subchapter I of this chapter during the period ending on the date specified in section 4026 of this title, in accordance with the provisions of this part and the other provisions of this chapter insofar as they relate to this part but subject to the modifications made by or under subsection (b) of this section.
(b) In carrying out the flood insurance program pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, the Administrator—
(1) shall provide insurance coverage without regard to any estimated risk premium rates which would otherwise be determined under section 4014 of this title; and
(2) shall utilize the provisions and procedures contained in or prescribed by this part (other than section 4054 of this title) and sections 4081 and 4082 of this title to such extent and in such manner as he may consider necessary or appropriate to carry out the purpose of this section.

Source

(Pub. L. 90–448, title XIII, § 1336, as added Pub. L. 91–152, title IV, § 408,Dec. 24, 1969, 83 Stat. 396; amended Pub. L. 92–213, § 2(a),Dec. 22, 1971, 85 Stat. 775; Pub. L. 93–234, title I, § 106,Dec. 31, 1973, 87 Stat. 979; Pub. L. 94–173, § 5,Dec. 23, 1975, 89 Stat. 1028; Pub. L. 94–375, § 14(b),Aug. 3, 1976, 90 Stat. 1075; Pub. L. 95–128, title VII, § 701(b),Oct. 12, 1977, 91 Stat. 1144; Pub. L. 95–406, § 6(b),Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 880; Pub. L. 95–557, title III, § 308(b),Oct. 31, 1978, 92 Stat. 2098; Pub. L. 96–153, title VI, § 602(b),Dec. 21, 1979, 93 Stat. 1137; Pub. L. 97–35, title III, § 341(b)(2),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 419; Pub. L. 97–289, § 4(b),Oct. 6, 1982, 96 Stat. 1231; Pub. L. 98–35, § 4(b),May 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 198; Pub. L. 98–109, § 5(b),Oct. 1, 1983, 97 Stat. 746; Pub. L. 98–181, title I[title IV, § 451(b), (d)(1)], Nov. 30, 1983, 97 Stat. 1229; Pub. L. 99–120, § 4(a)(2),Oct. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 503; Pub. L. 99–156, § 4(a)(2),Nov. 15, 1985, 99 Stat. 816; Pub. L. 99–219, § 4(a)(2),Dec. 26, 1985, 99 Stat. 1731; Pub. L. 99–267, § 4(a)(2),Mar. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 74; Pub. L. 99–272, title III, § 3010(a)(2),Apr. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 106; Pub. L. 99–289, § 1(b),May 2, 1986, 100 Stat. 412; Pub. L. 99–345, § 1,June 24, 1986, 100 Stat. 673; Pub. L. 99–430, Sept. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 986; Pub. L. 100–122, § 1,Sept. 30, 1987, 101 Stat. 793; Pub. L. 100–154, Nov. 5, 1987, 101 Stat. 890; Pub. L. 100–170, Nov. 17, 1987, 101 Stat. 914; Pub. L. 100–179, Dec. 3, 1987, 101 Stat. 1018; Pub. L. 100–200, Dec. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 1327; Pub. L. 100–242, title V, § 541(b),Feb. 5, 1988, 101 Stat. 1939; Pub. L. 101–137, § 1(b),Nov. 3, 1989, 103 Stat. 824; Pub. L. 101–508, title II, § 2302(b),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–23; Pub. L. 103–325, title V, § 571(b),Sept. 23, 1994, 108 Stat. 2277; Pub. L. 105–46, § 118,Sept. 30, 1997, 111 Stat. 1157; Pub. L. 105–65, title III, Oct. 27, 1997, 111 Stat. 1377; Pub. L. 105–276, title III, title V, § 599D(b),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2502, 2663; Pub. L. 107–73, title III, Nov. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 689; Pub. L. 108–3, § 2(a)(3),Jan. 13, 2003, 117 Stat. 7; Pub. L. 108–171, § 2(a)(3),Dec. 6, 2003, 117 Stat. 2064; Pub. L. 108–199, div. H, § 136(a)(3),Jan. 23, 2004, 118 Stat. 442; Pub. L. 108–264, title I, § 101(c),June 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 714; Pub. L. 112–141, div. F, title II, § 100238(b)(1),July 6, 2012, 126 Stat. 958.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), 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.
Amendments

2012—Pub. L. 112–141substituted “Administrator” for “Director” in subsecs. (a) and (b).
2004—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–264substituted “during the period ending on the date specified in section 4026 of this title, in accordance” for identical language.
Pub. L. 108–199made amendment identical to that made by Pub. L. 108–171. See 2003 Amendment note below.
2003—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–171substituted “on the date specified in section 4026 of this title” for “December 31, 2003”.
Pub. L. 108–3substituted “ending December 31, 2003, in” for “ending December 31, 2002, in”.
2001—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–73substituted “December 31, 2002” for “September 30, 2001”.
1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–276, § 599D(b), which directed the substitution of “2001” for “1998”, was executed by substituting “2001” for “1999” to reflect the probable intent of Congress and the amendment by Pub. L. 105–276, title III, see below.
Pub. L. 105–276, title III, substituted “1999” for “1998”.
1997—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–65substituted “September 30, 1998” for “October 23, 1997”.
Pub. L. 105–46substituted “October 23, 1997” for “September 30, 1996”.
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–325substituted “September 30, 1996” for “September 30, 1995”.
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–508substituted “September 30, 1995” for “September 30, 1991”.
1989—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–137substituted “September 30, 1991” for “September 30, 1989”.
1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–242substituted “September 30, 1989” for “March 15, 1988”.
1987—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–200substituted “March 15, 1988” for “December 16, 1987”.
Pub. L. 100–179substituted “December 16, 1987” for “December 2, 1987”.
Pub. L. 100–170substituted “December 2, 1987” for “November 15, 1987”.
Pub. L. 100–154substituted “November 15, 1987” for “October 31, 1987”.
Pub. L. 100–122substituted “October 31, 1987” for “September 30, 1987”.
1986—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–430substituted “September 30, 1987” for “September 30, 1986”.
Pub. L. 99–345substituted “September 30, 1986” for “June 6, 1986”.
Pub. L. 99–289substituted “June 6, 1986” for “April 30, 1986”.
Pub. L. 99–272directed amendment identical to Pub. L. 99–219substituting “March 17, 1986” for “December 15, 1985”.
Pub. L. 99–267substituted “April 30, 1986” for “March 17, 1986”.
1985—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–219substituted “March 17, 1986” for “December 15, 1985”.
Pub. L. 99–156substituted “December 15, 1985” for “November 14, 1985”.
Pub. L. 99–120substituted “November 14, 1985” for “September 30, 1985”.
1983—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–181, § 451(d)(1), substituted “Director” for “Secretary”.
Pub. L. 98–181, § 451(b), substituted “September 30, 1985” for “November 30, 1983”.
Pub. L. 98–109substituted “November 30, 1983” for “September 30, 1983”.
Pub. L. 98–35substituted “September 30, 1983” for “May 20, 1983”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–181, § 451(d)(1), substituted “Director” for “Secretary”.
1982—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–289substituted “May 20, 1983” for “September 30, 1982”.
1981—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–35substituted “1982” for “1981”.
1979—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–153substituted “1981” for “1980”.
1978—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–557substituted “September 30, 1980” for “October 31, 1978”.
Pub. L. 95–406substituted “October 31, 1978” for “September 30, 1978”.
1977—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–128substituted “1978” for “1977”.
1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–375substituted “September 30, 1977” for “December 31, 1976”.
1975—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–173substituted “1976” for “1975”.
1973—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 93–234substituted “1975” for “1973”.
1971—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 92–213substituted “1973” for “1971”.
Effective Date of 2004 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 108–199considered to have taken effect on Dec. 31, 2003, see section 136(b) of div. H of Pub. L. 108–199, set out as a note under section 4016 of this title.
Effective Date of 2003 Amendments

Amendment by Pub. L. 108–171effective Dec. 31, 2003, see section 2(b) ofPub. L. 108–171, set out as a note under section 4016 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 108–3effective Dec. 31, 2002, see section 2(b) ofPub. L. 108–3, set out as a note under section 4016 of this title.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–35effective Oct. 1, 1981, see section 371 ofPub. L. 97–35, set out as an Effective Date note under section 3701 of Title 12, Banks and Banking.
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.
Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1998

The expiration date of Oct. 23, 1997 (see 1997 Amendment note above) was temporarily extended to Nov. 7, 1997, by Pub. L. 105–64, Oct. 23, 1997, 111 Stat. 1343.

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