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Revision as of 13:03, 29 October 2011

Maine

Maine State Executives
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Superintendent of Insurance
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The Maine Superintendent of Insurance is a statutory position in the Maine state government. The Superintendent acts as head of the Bureau of Insurance.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Eric Cioppa. He was appointed to serve as acting director by Gov. Paul LePage on June 1, 2011 after Mila Kofman resigned, [1]and confirmed by the Maine State Senate on September 27, 2011.[2]

Appointments

As outlined in Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201 of the Maine Insurance Code, the superintendent is appointed by the Governor of Maine and subject to review by legislative committee and confirmation by the Legislature.

Superintendents hold office for 5 years or until a successor is named.[3]

Compensation

In 2010, the Maine Superintendent of Insurance was paid an estimated $96,553 according to the Council of State Governments.[4]

Contact information

Physical address:
Department of Professional & Financial Regulation
Bureau of Insurance
76 Northern Avenue
Gardiner, Maine 04345

Mailing address:
34 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0034

Telephone: 800-300-5000 or 207-624-8475
TTY for hearing impaired: 888-577-6690
Fax: 207-624-8599
Email: Insurance.PFR@maine.gov

See also

External links

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References

  1. MPBN, "LePage Names Acting Superintendent of Insurance Bureau," June 1, 2011
  2. phttp://www.therepublic.com/view/story/789dfd226cb24019b738cd5ee97e5aa2/ME-XGR--LePage-Confirmations/ TheRepublic.com, "Maine Senate confirms 90 of governor's nominees for boards, commissions," September 27, 2011]
  3. Maine Legislature, "Maine Revised Statutes - Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201," accessed September 17, 2011
  4. The Council of State Governments,"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 23, 2011