NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reform: SUPPORT reauthorization of the NFIP with legislative, policy and programmatic modifications to ensure no coverage lapses and to improve the affordability, transparency and financial stability of the program through reforms in the following areas: 1) Affordability/Rate Structure; 2) Mapping/Data Collection/Modeling; and, 3) Mitigation.
Federal Disaster Assistance: SUPPORT legislation that prohibits the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from de-obligating from counties previously-awarded disaster funds for projects that have been certified complete by the state for at least three years.
Water Resources Development Act: SUPPORT bi-annual passage of the Water Resources Development Act that authorizes Corps of Engineers projects and policies that often have state-wide impacts to Florida, including Everglades restoration, port and inlet construction, and beach nourishment projects.
Opioid Funding: SUPPORT providing life-saving interventions, medically-assisted detoxification programs, and diversions from the criminal justice system for those suffering from opioid addiction. SUPPORT efforts to stop international and interstate opioid trafficking and increased penalties for dealers and traffickers whose actions result in loss of life.
ZIKA / MOSQUITO CONTROL
Zika Funding: To eliminate the risk associated with the Zika virus, FAC urges the federal government to develop a comprehensive eradication strategy that identifies and allocates the appropriate amount of funding needed to support state and local governments.