H. R. 10995



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To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to provide that coverage shall be available under the national flood insurance program for all residential properties, to extend for two years (until December 31, 1973) the date by which an area must have adopted adequate land use and control measures in order to qualify for flood insurance coverage and the date as of which the existing authority for emergency Federal implementation of the program will expire, and to suspend (until December 31, 1973) the existing provisions making flood insurance converage a condition of Federal disaster assistance.


Florence P. Dwyer, New Jersey Representative of the 92nd Congress, 1st session


Congress, Committee on Banking and Currency

Creation Date

September 30, 1971

Creation Date


Document Type



Washington, D.C.


Florence Price Dwyer was the second woman–and first Republican woman–elected to Congress from New Jersey. She served in the House from January 3, 1957 to January 3, 1973. She was an advocate for women’s rights and a critic of the Vietnam War. Dwyer’s papers include records of public service, correspondence with peers and constituents, printed material, and memorabilia documenting her career as a member of the United States Congress. The congresswoman frequently corresponded with the residents of Essex and Union counties about the legislation of the mid-twentieth century within the federal and state government.

Inventory Location

Bay 2, Column 9, Public Service, Box 1


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Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

H. R. 10995