Congress passed the Affordable Act of 2013 and signed by the president . This Act amends some of the BW-12 Act. For a copy of the bill, type in to the browser, White House and "Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013."
FEMA will be conducting a three-hour seminar for insurance executives on flood insurance and changes to property and casualty as it relates to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. The three-hour seminar will be held on March 31, 8:30-11:30AM, in Hilo at the Aupuni Conference Center, 101 Aupuni Street.
On February 7, 2014, a FEMA Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for the areas of Hōnaunau, Keōkea, and a small section of Ki’ilae in South Kona, will become effective and create new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).