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{{Missouri SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Missouri Director of Insurance''' is a state executive position in the Missouri state government.   
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|State =Missouri
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|Office=Director of Insurance
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|Office type = Nonpartisan
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|Image =Seal of Missouri.svg.png
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|Office website = http://insurance.mo.gov/
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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 =[[Article IV, Missouri Constitution#Insurance|Missouri Constitution, Article IV, Section 36(b) the Executive Department]]
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|Selected =Appointed by the governor with the consent of the [[Missouri State Senate|State Senate]]
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|Current officeholder =John Huff
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|Officeholder image = John Huff.jpg
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|Assumed office = February 19, 2009
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|Compensation = 120,000
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|Other offices =[[Governor of Missouri|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Missouri|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Missouri Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Missouri Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Missouri Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Missouri Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Missouri Commissioner of Education|Commissioner of Education]] • [[Missouri Director of Agriculture|Agriculture Director]] • [[Missouri Director of Insurance|Insurance Director]] • [[Missouri Director of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Director]] • [[Missouri Director of Labor & Industrial Relations|Labor Director]] • [[Missouri Public Service Commission|Public Service Commission]]}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Missouri Director of Insurance''' is a state executive position in the Missouri state government.   
  
 
The office of the director oversees the Missouri Department of Insurance and is responsible for policy decisions, regulation, legislation and communications.<ref>[http://insurance.mo.gov/aboutInsurance/index.php ''Missouri Department of Insurance,'' "About us," accessed October 1, 2011]</ref>
 
The office of the director oversees the Missouri Department of Insurance and is responsible for policy decisions, regulation, legislation and communications.<ref>[http://insurance.mo.gov/aboutInsurance/index.php ''Missouri Department of Insurance,'' "About us," accessed October 1, 2011]</ref>

Revision as of 16:10, 10 May 2013

Missouri Director of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Missouri Constitution, Article IV, Section 36(b) the Executive Department
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor with the consent of the State Senate
Current Officeholder

John Huff.jpg
Name:  John Huff
Assumed office:  February 19, 2009
Compensation:  $120,000
Other Missouri Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorCommissioner of EducationAgriculture DirectorInsurance DirectorNatural Resources DirectorLabor DirectorPublic Service Commission
The Missouri Director of Insurance is a state executive position in the Missouri state government.

The office of the director oversees the Missouri Department of Insurance and is responsible for policy decisions, regulation, legislation and communications.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is John Huff. He was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon on February 6, 2009.[2]


Authority

The state Constitution addresses the office of the director of insurance in Article IV, the Executive Department.

Under Article IV, Section 36(b):

The department of insurance shall be headed by a director of the department of insurance...

Appointments

Per Article IV, section 36(b) of the Missouri Constitution, the director of insurance is appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.

Compensation

Article IV, Section 21 of the state Constitution addresses compensation of executive officials:

Under Article IV, Section 21:

The officers named in this article shall receive for their services salaries fixed by law, which shall not be increased or diminished during their terms.

In 2010, the Missouri Director of Insurance was paid an estimated $103,860 according to the Council of State Governments.[3]

Contact information

Main Office
Street Address:
301 West High Street, Room 530
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Mailing Address:
PO Box 690
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0690

Phone: 573-751-4126

See also

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