103F.165 FLOOD INSURANCE.
Subdivision 1. Policy.
It is the policy of the state that local governmental units subject to
recurrent flooding participate in the national flood insurance program, Public Law 90-448, and
amendatory and supplementary acts, so that the people of the state may have the opportunity to
indemnify themselves from future flood losses through the purchase of the insurance.
Subd. 2. List of recurrent flooding areas.
The commissioner shall prepare a list of
local governmental units having areas subject to recurrent flooding and shall notify each local
governmental unit included on the list of the findings. If a local governmental unit objects to
the commissioner's findings, it shall submit evidence supporting its objections within 45 days
after receiving the commissioner's notification. The commissioner shall accept or reject the
findings of each local governmental unit submitting evidence, shall prepare an amended list of
local governmental units having areas subject to recurrent flooding, and shall notify each local
governmental unit of its inclusion on the amended list.
Subd. 3. Application for flood insurance.
Within 120 days after receiving notice of
inclusion on the amended list, each local governmental unit shall apply for participation in the
national flood insurance program in the manner prescribed by federal laws and regulations.
History: 1990 c 391 art 6 s 15