Sun Herald on Palazzo amendments

The bill does not directly address wind damage, which has roiled the Gulf Coast since Katrina, when residents were left fighting insurers over “wind vs. water” claims. Insurers denied many claims for wind damage, saying that the damage was caused by water and was covered by the federal flood program.
Palazzo authored an amendment approved by the House which would allow claimants access to engineering reports or other data used to determine whether property damage from the FEMA administrator or other flood insurance provider.