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[82 STAT. 577]
[82 STAT. 577]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. I

PUBLIC LAW 90-448-AUG. 1, 1968


(b) Such rates shall, insofar as practicable, be— (1) based on a consideration of the respective risks involved, including differences in risks due to land use measures, floodproofing, flood forecasting, and similar measures. (2) adequate, on the basis of accepted actuarial principles, to provide reserves for anticipated losses, or, if less than such amount, consistent with the objective of making flood insurance available where necessary at reasonable rates so as to encourage prospective insureds to purchase such insurance and with the purposes of this title, and (3) stated so as to reflect the basis for such rates, including the differences (if any) between the estimated risk premium rates under section 1307(a)(1) and the estimated rates under section 1307(a)(2). (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the chargeable rate with respect to any property, the construction or substantial improvement of which the Secretary determines has been started after the identification of the area in which such property is located has been published under paragraph (1) of section 1360, shall not be less than the applicable estimated risk premium rate for such area (or subdivision thereof) under section 1307(a)(1). (d) In the event any chargeable premium rate prescribed under this section— (1) is a rate which is not less than the applicable estimated risk premium rate under section 1307(a)(1), and (2) includes any amount for administrative expenses of carrying out the flood insurance program which have been estimated under clause (ii) of section 1307(a)(1)(B), a sum equal to such amount shall be paid to the Secretary, and he shall deposit such sum in the National Flood Insurance Fund established under section 1310. FINANCING

SEC. 1309. (a) All authority which was vested in the Housing and Home Finance Administrator by virtue of section 15(e) of the Federal Flood Insurance Act of 1956 (70 Stat. 1084) (pertaining to the ^^ use 24u. issue of notes or other obligations to the Secretary of the Treasury), as amended by subsections (a) and (b) of section 1303 of this x\ct, shall be available to the Secretary for the purpose of carrying out the flood insurance program under this title; except that the total amount of notes and obligations which may be issued by the Secretary pursuant to such authority shall not exceed $250,000,000, and all authority of the Secretary to issue notes and obligations under said section 15 (e) beyond such sum is hereby rescinded. (b) Any funds borrowed by the Secretary under this authority shall, from time to time, be deposited in the National Flood Insurance Fund established under section 1310. N A T I O N A L FLOOD INSURANCE


SEC. 1310. (a) To carry out the flood insurance program authorized by this title, the Secretary is authorized to establish m the Treasury of the United States a National Flood Insurance Fund (hereinafter referred to as the "fund") which shall be available, without fiscal year limitation— (1) for making such payments as may, from time to time, be required under section 1334; (2) to pay reinsurance claims under the excess loss reinsurance coverage provided under section 1335;