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{{Maine SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Maine Superintendent of Insurance''' is a statutory position in the Maine state government.  The Superintendent acts as head of the Bureau of Insurance.
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|Office type = Nonpartisan
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|Office website = http://www.state.me.us/pfr/insurance/superintendent.htm
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|Budget = 8,185,114
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|Budget year = 2013-2014
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|Term limits = None
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|Length of term =Serves at the governor's pleasure
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|Authority =Maine Revised Statutes, Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201
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|Assumed office = June 1, 2011
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|Compensation = 88,545
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|Other offices =[[Governor of Maine|Governor]] • [[Maine Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Maine Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Maine Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Maine Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Maine Commissioner of Education|Commissioner of Education]] • [[Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Commissioner]] • [[Maine Superintendent of Insurance|Superintendent of Insurance]] • [[Maine Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Maine Public Utilities Commission|Public Utilities Commission]]}}{{TOCnestright}}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==
 
==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>
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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>
  
 
==Authority==
 
==Authority==
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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The Maine Revised Statutes address the office of superintendent of insurance 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==
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==Qualifications==
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]].
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As outlined in '''Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201''' of the Maine Revised Statutes, 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 name="statutes"/>
 
Superintendents hold office for 5 years or until a successor is named.<ref name="statutes"/>
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==Duties==
 
==Duties==
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>
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The superintendent 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>
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==State budget==
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The Bureau of Insurance's budget for fiscal year 2013-2014 was $8,185,114.<ref>[http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/getPDF.asp?paper=HP1079&item=44&snum=126 ''State of Maine,'' "2013 HP 1079-LD1509," 492, accessed June 27, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
 
::''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
 
::''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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In 2013, the Superintendent's salary remained at $88,545.<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11_2013.pdf ''Council of state governments,'' Table 4.11 Selected state administrative officials: Annual Salaries]</ref>
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===2012===
 
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]].
 
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]].
  
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==Contact information==
 
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Maine Superintendent of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013-2014 FY Budget:  $8,185,114
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Maine Revised Statutes, Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder
Name:  Eric Cioppa
Assumed office:  June 1, 2011
Compensation:  $88,545
Other Maine Executive Offices
GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorCommissioner of EducationAgriculture, Conservation and Forestry CommissionerSuperintendent of InsuranceLabor CommissionerPublic Utilities Commission
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 superintendent of insurance in Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201.[3]

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

Qualifications

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that establishes the requirements necessary to qualify for a state executive office. That information for the Maine Superintendent 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.

==Appointments

Maine state government organizational chart

As outlined in Title 24-A, Chapter 3, §201 of the Maine Revised Statutes, 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]

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

Divisions

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State budget

The Bureau of Insurance's budget for fiscal year 2013-2014 was $8,185,114.[5]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the Superintendent's salary remained at $88,545.[6]

2012

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

Historical officeholders

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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

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