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Examination of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Limited Role in Local Land-Use Development Decisions, Hearing Before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, September 21, 2016   [open pdf - 4MB]

This is the September 21, 2016 hearing on "Examination of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Limited Role in Local Land-Use Development Decisions" held before the House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. From the opening statement of Chairman Bill Shuster: "Today's hearing will focus on two important issues, particularly. The first is the extent of FEMA's authority to implement the National Flood Insurance Program, and the second is the national implications of FEMA's implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program. [...] It is important that local land-use and development decisions ultimately reside with local officials who understand the risks and challenges of a particular area. Additionally, it is critical that Federal agencies understand the limitations of their authorities and work within their authorities". Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Michael Grimm, Christine Shirley, Denny Doyle, Heather Carruthers, and Jon Chandler.

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Serial Number 114-53; Serial No. 114-53
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2017
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Public Domain
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