Elaine Schwartz, Florida State Representative, District 99
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First Term Report
During 2006ยท08 Legislative term, Rep. Schwartz has Initiated or Sponsored the following bills and appropriations:

Parks in Hollywood (Oak Lake & Jefferson Parks) receive $270,000 funding.

Divestment from Sudan and Iran. Florida was the first state to combine both of these countries as targets for our state to remove our retirement fund investm ent in companies doing business there.

Protecting a Condo owner's investment when disasters require termination of the association.

Holocaust Issues:
Survivors: Receive a 10 year extension of the Statute of Limitations for life insurance claims on European policies issued in the 20s & 30 's for their loved ones who died in the Holocaust.
Railcar: Preserving a Holocaust-era Polish Rail Car to be on display in Downtown Hollywood.
Holocaust Documentation and Learning Center: Received $600,000 for their permanent home on Harrison Street in Hollywood.

Four thousand new slots we re success fully budgeted for the Nursing Home Diversion Program, which keeps disabled elders at home or in Assisted Living Facilities (the only increase in funding for Health Care).

South Broward Hospital Distric and Public Housing Projects can save on insurance premiums by overcoming barriers to windostorm self-insurance.

Long Term Care Insurance policy-holder entitled to certified mail notification to a second address of policy cancellation for premium non-payment plus time to cure.

Rotary Park Youth Sports' funding for a World Class youth sports facility on Taft Street.

Port Everglades Inlet Bypassing project received $425,000 in funding.

Playground funding for Greater Hollywood YMCA's Special Needs Pre-school kids.

Opened up full and free discovery in law suits against Citizen Insurance Company.

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Craniofacial program funded with $450,000.

Small busniesses in trouble can now bail out with lower legal fees.

Fred Lippman Center in Hollywood recieved funding for Captial Renovations and operations.

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