42 U.S. Code § 4012 - Scope of program and priorities
In carrying out the flood insurance program the Administrator shall afford a priority to making flood insurance available to cover residential properties which are designed for the occupancy of from one to four families, church properties, and business properties which are owned or leased and operated by small business concerns.
The Administrator shall make flood insurance available to cover residential properties of 5 or more residences. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the maximum coverage amount that the Administrator may make available under this subsection to such residential properties shall be equal to the coverage amount made available to commercial properties.
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (b), 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.
2012—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–141, § 100238(b)(1), substituted “Administrator” for “Director”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 112–141, § 100238(b)(1), substituted “Administrator” for “Director” in concluding provisions following par. (2).
Subsec. (b)(A). Pub. L. 112–141, § 100204(1), which directed amendment of subsec. (b)(2)(A) by inserting “not described in subsection (a) or (d)” after “properties”, was executed by making the insertion in subpar. (A) following first concluding provisions to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–141, § 100238(b)(1), substituted “Administrator” for “Director” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 112–141, § 100204(2), added subsec. (d).
1983—Pub. L. 98–181 substituted “Director” for “Secretary” wherever appearing.
1971—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 92–213 inserted reference to church properties.
1969—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 91–152 substituted “December 31, 1971, adequate” for “June 30, 1970, permanent”.
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) and sections 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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