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'''The Indiana Department of Insurance'''<br>
 
'''The Indiana Department of Insurance'''<br>

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Indiana Commissioner of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $121,312,969
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Indiana Code, Title 27, Article 1, Chapter 1
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Stephen Robertson
Assumed office:  October 2010
Compensation:  $92,500
Other Indiana Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurer • Auditors: AuditorExaminerSuperintendent of Public InstructionAgriculture DirectorInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources DirectorLabor CommissionerUtility Regulatory Commission
The Indiana Commissioner of Insurance is an appointed state executive position in the Indiana state government.

Current Officeholder

The current officeholder is Steve Robertson. Robertson was appointed by Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) in October 2010.[1]

Authority

Title 27, Article 1, Chapter 1 of the Indiana Code addresses the office of insurance commissioner:[2]

The powers, duties, management and control of the department of insurance are hereby conferred on and vested in the "insurance commissioner".

Qualifications

The qualifications to be eligible for insurance commissioner is also spelled out in the Indiana Code:[2]

...shall be familiar with and known to possess a knowledge of the subject of insurance and be skilled in matters pertaining thereto and shall be chosen solely for fitness, irrespective of political beliefs or affiliations.

Appointments

The insurance commissioner is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor.[2]

The insurance commissioner shall be appointed by the governor...The commissioner shall serve and may be removed at the pleasure of the governor, and shall be the chief executive and administrative officer of the department.

Vacancies

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that details the process of filling vacancies for a state executive office. That information for the Indiana Commissioner of Insurance has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Duties

The commissioner of insurance is responsible for overseeing the Department of Insurance, which regulates insurance companies operating in Indiana. The insurance commissioner works to promote improvements to insurance laws and the enforcement of said laws in Indiana.[2]

Divisions

The Department of Insurance, overseen by the commissioner of insurance, is divided into a number of divisions:[3]

  • Bail Bonds
  • Company Compliance
  • Company Services
  • Consumer Protection Unit
  • Consumer Services
  • Enforcement
  • Financial Services
  • Health Issues
  • Legal
  • Long-term Care Partnership
  • Market Regulation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Office Operations
  • Producer Licensing
  • State Health Insurance Assistance Program
  • Title

State budget

The Department of Insurance's budget was $121,312,969 for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.[4]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Indiana Insurance Commissioner was paid an estimated $92,500. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact Information

The Indiana Department of Insurance
311 West Washington Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Phone: (317) 232-2385

See also

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