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New Hampshire Commissioner of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $9,921,875
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   5 years
Authority:  New Hampshire Statutes, Title XXXVII, Chapter 400, Section 400-A:3
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Roger Sevigny
Assumed office:  2003
Compensation:  $104,364
Other New Hampshire Executive Offices
GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerCommissioner of EducationAgriculture CommissionerInsurance CommissionerLabor CommissionerDirector of Fish & GamePublic Utilities Commission
The New Hampshire Commissioner of Insurance is an appointed state executive position in the New Hampshire state government.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Roger Sevigny. He has served in this position since 2003.

Authority

Per Title XXXVII, Chapter 400, Section 400-A:3:[1]

The head of the department shall be the insurance commissioner who is charged with the rights, powers, and duties pertaining to the enforcement and execution of the insurance laws of this state.

Qualifications

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Appointments

Per Title XXXVII, Chapter 400, Section 400-A:3 of the New Hampshire Statutes, the governor, with consultation from council, appoints the Commissioner of Insurance to a five-year term.[1]

Vacancies

Per Title XXXVII, Chapter 400, Section 400-A:3 of the New Hampshire Statutes, "Vacancies in the office of the insurance commissioner shall be filled for the unexpired term of such office" by the governor, with consultation from council.[1]

Duties

The Commissioner oversees the Insurance Department and is responsible for enforcing and executing the insurance laws of the state.[2]

Divisions

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State budget

The budget for administration of the Commissioner of Insurance's office in Fiscal Year 2013 was $9,921,875.[3]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the New Hampshire Commissioner of Insurance was paid an estimated $104,364. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

New Hampshire Insurance Department
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 14
Concord, NH 03301
In-State and Local: 603.271.2261
Facsimile: 603.271.1406
TTY/TDD Relay Services: 1.800.735.2964
Email: requests@ins.nh.gov

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