H.R. 5114, the Flood Insurance Reform Priorities Act of 2010, has passed the House by a vote of 239—182. The vote fell largely along party lines, with Rep. Ed Whitfield (R.—Ky.) being the sole member of his party to vote in favor of the bill.
The final vote came after an amendment to add coverage for wind damage to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was denied consideration. The sponsor of that amendment, Rep. Gene Taylor (D.—Miss.), was one of eight Democrats to vote against the legislation.
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