SUPPORT ADOPTION OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE BILLS TO CREATE A NATIONAL CATASTROPHE (i.e.Windstorm) INSURANCE PROGRAM We the undersigned residents of the State of Florida respectfully submit this petition to support the House of Representatives Bill (\"HR\") 4366 and the related Senate Bill (\"S\")3117. It is our understanding that these Bills are currently pending before the United States Congress, which seeks to help the United States better prepare for and protect its citizens against the ravages of natural catastrophes, and encourage and promote mitigation and prevention for, and recovery and rebuilding from such catastrophes, and to better assist in the financial recovery from such catastrophes. Furthermore H.R, 4366 and S. 3117 seek to establish a program to provide reinsurance for state natural catastrophes insurance programs to accomplish the aforementioned purposes. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY DONATIONS \"ONLY FILL IN THE FIELDS ON THIS PAGE AND CLICK SIGN PETITION. BUT SEND IT ON TO OTHERS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA (\"tell others\" tab), THANKS.
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Desiree Devereaux, United States7 years ago Comments: I am not a resident of Florida, but I am a resident of Louisiana. I have lived in the same house with my mother for 50 years, acting as her caretaker for the last five. My mother was covered by Allstate homeowners for YEARS, and her policy renewed automatically in August for another year. Well, she died last May 17 and left me the home we have shared for my whole life. Today, the insurance company told me that I would have to have the insurance put in my name. However ... the only way they will cover me is if I also transfer my car insurance over to Allstate (it's with Shelter now). Also, they can only sell me basic homeowners. If I want wind/hail coverage, then I'll have to go to Citizen's Insurance, a company owned by the state of Louisiana as a "last hope" for people who can't get insurance anywhere else. The rates are *exhorbitant*! This just doesn't seem fair! I then called my car insurance company and asked for a homeowners insurance quote but was told that Shelter has not been allowed to write new homeowners policies in the state of Louisiana for the last year. Pitiful, pitiful. PITIFUL. I have to tell you, I'M SCARED and don't know what I'm going to do.
Travis Cooper, Australia7 years ago
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