On October 26, 2017, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 2266, a disaster relief bill. Pursuant to section 308 of the bill, the Department of the Treasury will forgive $16 billion in debt owed by FEMA under the National Flood Insurance Program. The forgiven debt is designated as an emergency requirement under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 and the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. See the full text H.R. 2266 .
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