|Steven A. Geller|
|County Commissioner of Broward County, Florida|
November 22, 2016
|Member of the Florida Senate from the 31st district|
November 4, 1958 |
Bronx, New York
Steven A. Geller (born November 4, 1958) is an attorney and politician in Florida. He was a Democratic member of the Florida Senate, representing the 31st District from 1999 to 2008 and served as the Minority Leader during 2006-08. Previously he was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1988 through 1999.
Geller was not a candidate for reelection in 2008 due to term limits. He ran for the Broward County Commission in 2010, but fell short with 44% of the vote to 56% for Democratic incumbent Sue Gunzburger.
Geller was the author of the Steve Geller Autism Coverage Act, which forced health insurance companies to cover Autistic children's rehabilitation/medical costs. He also authored a bill mandating stronger safety standards for carnival rides after the death of Christie Schafale at the Broward County Fair.
While serving in the state legislature, Geller simultaneously worked as a government affairs attorney (lobbyist) and frequently appeared before local governmental entities on behalf of clients such as local developers.
He received his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University.
- Brittany Wallman (2010-08-24). "Gunzburger, Sharief, Holness and Keechl winning county races". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
- Broward County Supervisor of Elections
- "Bio – Political advertisement paid for and approved by Steven Geller". Archived from the original on 2012-03-10.
- "Wait, Let Me Change My Hat" - New Times, 4/9/08
- Greenspoon Marder, P.A.: Steven Geller - Law Firm Profile (Practice Areas: Zoning, Land Use, Gambling)
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