South Dakota Director of Insurance
|South Dakota Director of Insurance|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2013 FY Budget:||$2,380,493|
|Selection Method:||Appointed by Governor|
|Assumed office:||August 8, 2005|
|Other South Dakota Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Auditor • Superintendent of Education • Agriculture Commissioner • Insurance Commissioner • Commissioner of School and Public Lands • Natural Resources Commissioner • Labor Commissioner • Public Service Commission|
Article X, Section Y:
|58-2-1.1. Department as Division within Department of Labor and Regulation--Direction and supervision by department--Independent functions retained by division.
58-2-2.1. Appointment of director--Removal.
|58-2-3. Qualifications of director.
- either five years experience in insurance businesses regulated by the Division of Insurance;
- or, professional and business experience that equips him or her to fulfill the director's responsibilities.
The director of insurance and the secretary of labor are both appointed by the governor.
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The mission of the insurance division is to "protect the public and make insurance available and affordable by:
- efficiently providing quality assistance,
- providing fair regulation for industry, and
- promoting a healthy, competitive insurance market"
The division of insurance is divided into three main sections:
The budget for the Division of Insurance in Fiscal Year 2013 was $ 4,781,056.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
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South Dakota Division of Insurance
445 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre SD, 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3563
Fax: (605) 773-5369
- Insurance Commissioner
- Merle Scheiber
- South Dakota Secretary of Labor
- Pamela Roberts
- South Dakota state executive offices
- South Dakota Statutes, "Title 58, Chapter 2, Section 1.1," accessed August 2, 2013
- South Dakota Statutes, "Title 58, Chapter 2, Section 2.1," accessed August 2, 2013
- South Dakota Statutes, "Title 58, Chapter 2, Section 3," accessed August 2, 2013
- South Dakota Legislature, "South Dakota Codified Laws Chapter 1-37-1," Accessed December 26, 2012
- dlr.SD.gov, "Division of insurance," accessed October 24, 2011
- South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation "Insurance Division" Accessed February 4, 2013
- South Dakota Bureau Finance and Management, "Budget in Brief FY 2013," accessed April 8, 2013
- The Council of State Governments,"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved May 14, 2011