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Utah Commissioner of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $124,708,800
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the pleasure of the Governor
Authority:  Utah Code, Title 31A, Chapter 2, Section 102
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor
Current Officeholder

Todd Kiser.jpg
Name:  Todd Kiser
Assumed office:  January 2013
Compensation:  $107,266
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The Utah Commissioner of Insurance is an appointed position in the Utah state government.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Todd Kiser.

Authority

The commissioner of insurance is established in Title 31A, Chapter 2, Section 102 of the Utah code.[1]

31A-2-102:

The chief officer of the department is the insurance commissioner, who may exercise all powers given to, and shall perform all duties imposed on, the Insurance Department.

Appointments

The commissioner is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor as laid out in Title 31A, Chapter 2, Section 102 of the Utah code.[1]

31A-2-102:

He shall be appointed by the governor with the consent of the Senate. If the commissioner dies, resigns, or is removed, a successor may be appointed as specified in this subsection. If the Legislature is not then in session, the successor may serve as acting commissioner without consent until the Senate has an opportunity to consent to the successor. The commissioner is subject to removal at the pleasure of the governor.

Duties

The commissioner develop, establishes and implements the policy and overall operation of the state Department of Insurance. The mission of the department is to "foster a healthy insurance market by promoting fair and reasonable practices that ensure available, affordable and reliable insurance products and services."[2]

Divisions

  • Administration
  • Bail Bond Surety Oversight Board
  • Captive Insurers
  • Enforcement
  • Examination/Solvency Division
  • Fraud Division
  • Life and Health Division & OCHA
  • Property & Casualty Division
  • Market Conduct Division
  • Producer Licensing Services Division
  • Professional Employer Organization
  • Title & Escrow Commission

State budget

The budget for the Department of Insurance in Fiscal Year 2013 was $124,708,800.[3]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Utah Commissioner of Insurance was paid an estimated $107,266. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Contact information

Utah Insurance Department
State Office Building Suite 3110
Capitol Hill Complex
450 N. State St
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6901

Phone: (801) 538-3800
Toll-free: (800) 439-3805
E-mail: administration.uid@utah.gov

See also

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