FEMA Publishes Final Rule on Flood Insurance Claims Appeals Process

October 13, 2006

SUMMARY: This rule amends and finalizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) May 2006 interim rule establishing an appeals process for National Flood Insurance policyholders as required under section 205 of the Bunning-Bereuter-Blumenauer Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004.

The final rule ( RIN 1660-AA41) fulfills a key provision of the Bunning-Bereuter-Blumenauer Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-264).

DATES: This final rule is effective November 13, 2006.