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==Current officeholder==
 
==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, <ref>[http://www.mpbn.net/Home/tabid/36/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3478/ItemId/16595/Default.aspx ''MPBN,'' "LePage Names Acting Superintendent of Insurance Bureau," June 1, 2011]</ref>and confirmed by the [[Maine State Senate]] on September 27, 2011.<ref>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]</ref>
 
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, <ref>[http://www.mpbn.net/Home/tabid/36/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3478/ItemId/16595/Default.aspx ''MPBN,'' "LePage Names Acting Superintendent of Insurance Bureau," June 1, 2011]</ref>and confirmed by the [[Maine State Senate]] on September 27, 2011.<ref>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]</ref>
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==Authority==
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The Maine Revised Statutes address the office of commissioner of education in '''Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201.'''<ref name="statutes">[http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/Statutes/24-A/title24-Asec201.html ''Maine Revised Statutes'' "Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201," Accessed December 18, 2012]</ref>
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==Appointments==
 
==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 [[Maine State Legislature|Legislature]].
 
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 [[Maine State Legislature|Legislature]].
  
Superintendents hold office for 5 years or until a successor is named.<ref>[http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/24-a/title24-Asec201.html ''Maine Legislature,'' "Maine Revised Statutes - Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201," accessed September 17, 2011]</ref>
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Superintendents hold office for 5 years or until a successor is named.<ref name="statutes"/>
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==Duties==
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The superintendant of insurance is responsible for overseeing the Maine Bureau of Insurance, which regulates the insurance industry in the state.<ref name="statutes"/><ref>[http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/ ''Maine Bureau of Insurance'' Accessed December 19, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
In 2010, the Maine Superintendent of Insurance was paid an estimated $96,553 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 23, 2011]</ref>
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::''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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In 2012, the Maine Superintendent of Insurance was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$88,545]]. This figure comes from the [[Council of State Governments]].
  
 
==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==

Revision as of 10:41, 19 December 2012

Maine

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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]

Authority

The Maine Revised Statutes address the office of commissioner of education in Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201.[3]

The Superintendent of Insurance is the head of the Bureau of Insurance.

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]

Duties

The superintendant of insurance is responsible for overseeing the Maine Bureau of Insurance, which regulates the insurance industry in the state.[3][4]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Maine Superintendent of Insurance was paid an estimated $88,545. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

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

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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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Maine Revised Statutes "Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201," Accessed December 18, 2012
  4. Maine Bureau of Insurance Accessed December 19, 2012