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List of Communities Eligible for the Sale of Flood Insurance

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

This rule identifies communities participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). These communities have applied to the program and have agreed to enact certain floodplain management measures. The communities' participation in the program authorizes the sale of flood insurance to owners of property located in the communities listed.

EFFECTIVE DATES:

The dates listed in the third column of the table.

ADDRESSES:

Flood insurance policies for property located in the communities listed can be obtained from any licensed property insurance agent or broker serving the eligible community, or from the NFIP at: Post Office Box 6464, Rockville, MD 20849, (800) 638-6620.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Donna M. Dannels, Division Director, Policy and Assessment Division, Mitigation Directorate, 500 C Street SW., room 411, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3098.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The NFIP enables property owners to purchase flood insurance which is generally not otherwise available. In return, communities agree to adopt and administer local floodplain management measures aimed at protecting lives and new construction from future flooding. Since the communities on the attached list have recently entered the NFIP, subsidized flood insurance is now available for property in the community.

In addition, the Associate Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency has identified the special flood hazard areas in some of these communities by publishing a Flood Hazard Boundary Map (FHBM) or Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). The date of the flood map, if one has been published, is indicated in the fourth column of the table. In the communities listed where a flood map has been published, Section 102 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4012(a), requires the purchase of flood insurance as a condition of Federal or federally related financial assistance for acquisition or construction of buildings in the special flood hazard areas shown on the map.

The Associate Director finds that the delayed effective dates would be contrary to the public interest. The Associate Director also finds that notice and public procedure under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are impracticable and unnecessary.

National Environmental Policy Act

This rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR Part 10, Environmental Considerations. No Start Printed Page 15640environmental impact assessment has been prepared.

Regulatory Flexibility Act

The Associate Director certifies that this rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities in accordance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601 et seq., because the rule creates no additional burden, but lists those communities eligible for the sale of flood insurance.

Regulatory Classification

This final rule is not a significant regulatory action under the criteria of section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 51735.

Paperwork Reduction Act

This rule does not involve any collection of information for purposes of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

Executive Order 12612, Federalism

This rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 12612, Federalism, October 26, 1987, 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 252.

Executive Order 12778, Civil Justice Reform

This rule meets the applicable standards of section 2(b)(2) of Executive Order 12778, October 25, 1991, 56 FR 55195, 3 CFR, 1991 Comp., p. 309.

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List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 64

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Accordingly,

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PART 64—[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for Part 64 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 376.

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2. The tables published under the authority of § 64.6 are amended as follows:

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State/locationCommunity No.Effective date of eligibilityCurrent effective map date
New Eligibles—Emergency Program
Georgia:
Homer, town of, Banks County130271January 3, 2001April 18, 1975.
Jenkinsburg, town of, Butts County130525......do.
Tennessee: Oakland, town of, Fayette County470418......do.
Texas:
Dickens County, unincorporated areas480198January 4, 2001.
Floyd County, unincorporated areas480817......doJuly 17, 1977 FHBM.
Kent County, unincorporated areas481231......do.
Kimble County, unincorporated areas481232......do.Jan. 15, 1982 FHBM.
Rule, town of, Haskell County480854......do.
Schleicher County, unincorporated areas480999......do.
Wyoming: Kirby, town of, Hot Springs County560102Jan. 10, 2001.
Georgia: Lenox, town of, Cook County130569Jan. 12, 2001.
Michigan: Girard, township of, Branch County261044Jan. 16, 2001.
Ohio: Mount Orab, village of, Brown County390621......do.
Texas:
Crane County, unincorporated areas481211......do.
Happy, city of, Swisher County481011......do.
Jayton, city of, Kent County481690......do.
Parmer County, unincorporated areas480970......do.
Spur, city of, Dickens County480788......doNov. 12, 1976.
Texline, town of, Dallam County481129......do.
Washington County, unincorporated areas481188......doMay 24, 1977.
New Eligibles—Regular Program
Florida: Wellington, village of, Palm Beach County 1125157Jan. 3, 2001.
North Dakota: Tuttle, city of, Kidder County380041......doNSFHA.
Texas:
Hill Country Village, town of, Bexar County481106Jan. 4, 2001Aug. 23, 1977.
Tioga, town of, Grayson County481624Jan. 16, 2001July 17, 1995.
Missouri: Augusta, village of, St. Charles County290461Jan. 31, 2001Dec. 6, 1999.
Reinstatements
Pennsylvania: New Kensington, city of, Westmoreland County420891June 14, 1973, Emer Sept. 29, 1978, Reg. Dec. 14, 2000, Susp. Jan. 2, 2001, Rein.Nov. 20, 2000.
Ohio: Creston, village of, Wayne County390575Oct. 17, 1994, Reg Jan. 16, 1998, With. Jan. 16, 2001, Rein.May 3, 1993.
Illinois: Palos Heights, city of, Cook County170142July 16, 1980, Reg Jan. 12, 2001, With. Jan. 23, 2001, Rein.Nov. 6, 2000.
Orland Park, village of, Cook County170140Feb. 4, 1981, Reg. Jan. 12, 2001, With. Jan. 29, 2001, Rein.  Do.
Suspensions
Illinois:
La Grange, village of, Cook County170114Jan. 12, 2001Nov. 6, 2000.
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Lincolnwood, village of, Cook County171001......do  Do.
North Riverside, village of, Cook County170135......do  Do.
Pennsylvania: Gilpin, township of, Armstrong County421306......doAugust 23, 2000.
Virginia: Monterey, town of, Highland County510379......doDec. 20, 2000.
Pennsylvania:
Delaware, township of, Pike County421963Jan. 19, 2001Oct. 6, 2000.
Milford, township of, Pike County422642......do  Do.
Regular Program Conversions
Region V
Illinois:
Bedford Park, village of, Cook County171007Jan. 5, 2001, Suspension WithdrawnJan. 5, 2001.
Des Plaines, city of, Cook County170081......do  Do.
East Hazel Crest, village of, Cook County170085......do  Do.
Evanston, city of, Cook County170090......do  Do.
Ford Heights, village of, Cook County170084......do  Do.
Golf, village of, Cook County170098......do  Do.
Hanover Park, village of, Cook County170099......do  Do.
Hillside, village of, Cook County170104......do  Do.
Hoffman Estates, village of, Cook County170107......do  Do.
La Grange, village of, Cook County170114......do  Do.
Lincolnwood, village of, Cook County171001......do  Do.
North Riverside, village of, Cook County170135......do  Do.
Oak Forest, city of, Cook County170136......do  Do.
Palos Hills, city of, Cook County170143......do  Do.
Schiller Park, village of, Cook County170159......do  Do.
Indiana: Indianapolis, city of, Marion County.180159......doJan. 5, 2001.
Region III
Pennsylvania:
Blooming Grove, township of, Pike County421962Jan. 19, 2001, Suspension WithdrawnOct. 6, 2000.
Delaware, township of, Pike County421963......do  Do.
Dingman, township of, Pike County421964......do  Do.
Greene, township of, Pike County421965......do  Do.
Lackawaxen, township of, Pike County421966......do  Do.
Lehman, township of, Pike County421967......do  Do.
Matamoras, borough of, Pike County420758......do  Do.
Milford, borough of, Pike County420759......do  Do.
Milford, township of, Pike County422642......do  Do.
Palmyra, township of, Pike County421968......do  Do.
Porter, township of, Pike County422500......do  Do.
Shohola, township of, Pike County421969......do  Do.
Westfall, township of, Pike County421970......do  Do.
Virginia: Hardy County, unincorporated areas540051......doJan. 19, 2001.
West Virginia: Moorefield, town of, Hardy County540052......do  Do.
1 The Village of Wellington adopted the Palm Beach County Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), dated June 2, 1992, panel 0100B.
Code for reading third column: Emerg.—Emergency; Reg.—Regular; Rein.—Reinstatement; Susp.—Suspension; With.—Withdrawn; NSFHA.—Non Special Flood Hazard Area.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance”)

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Margaret E. Lawless,

Acting Executive Associate Director for Mitigation.

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[FR Doc. 01-6766 Filed 3-19-01; 8:45 am]

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