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The position of Insurance Commissioner is established by Title 12.1, Chapter 3 of the Virgina Code:<ref name=vainsur>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+12.1-16 ''Virginia General Assembly'' "Code of Virginia- Title 12.1 State Corporation Commission," accessed January 9, 2013]</ref>
 
The position of Insurance Commissioner is established by Title 12.1, Chapter 3 of the Virgina Code:<ref name=vainsur>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+12.1-16 ''Virginia General Assembly'' "Code of Virginia- Title 12.1 State Corporation Commission," accessed January 9, 2013]</ref>
  
"...the employee or agent who is placed by the Commission at the head of the bureau or division through which it administers the insurance laws shall be designated "Commissioner of Insurance," and they and all deputies, agents, and employees used in such bureau or division shall be appointed by the Commission."  
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."..the employee or agent who is placed by the Commission at the head of the bureau or division through which it administers the insurance laws shall be designated "Commissioner of Insurance," and they and all deputies, agents, and employees used in such bureau or division shall be appointed by the Commission."  
  
 
==Qualifications==
 
==Qualifications==

Revision as of 08:04, 25 March 2014

Virginia Commissioner of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $26,462,838
Term limits:  None
Structure
Authority:  Virgina Code, Title 12.1, Chapter 3
Selection Method:  Appointed by the State Corporation Commission
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Jacqueline Cunningham
Assumed office:  January 1, 2011
Compensation:  $149,547
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The Virginia Commissioner of Insurance is an appointed position in the Virginia state government. The commissioner is the head of the Bureau of Insurance, which is a division of the Virginia State Corporation Commission. The Bureau "licenses, regulates, investigates and examines insurance companies, agencies and agents on behalf of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia," as well as "registers, examines and investigates real estate settlement agents and agencies."[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Jacqueline Cunningham. Cunningham was appointed by the State Corporation Commission on December 1, 2010. She officially succeeded Alfred W. Gross on January 1, 2011.[2]

Authority

The position of Insurance Commissioner is established by Title 12.1, Chapter 3 of the Virgina Code:[3]

."..the employee or agent who is placed by the Commission at the head of the bureau or division through which it administers the insurance laws shall be designated "Commissioner of Insurance," and they and all deputies, agents, and employees used in such bureau or division shall be appointed by the Commission."

Qualifications

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Appointments

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The commissioner is appointed by the state corporation commission.[3]

Vacancies

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Duties

According to the office website, the duties charged to the Virginia Bureau of Insurance include the regulation of insurance and/or real estate settlement companies, agencies and agents on behalf of Virginia citizens.[4]

Divisions

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State budget

The State Corporation Commission has a budget of $26,462,838 for the regulation of insurance industry in the 2013 fiscal year budget.[5]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the Virginia Commissioner of Insurance was paid an estimated $149,547. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.[6]

2011

In 2011, the Virginia Commissioner of Insurance was paid an estimated $142,425, according to the Council of State Governments.[7]

Historical officeholders

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Contact

Virginia

Mailing address:

Bureau of Insurance - SCC
P.O. Box 1157
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Tel: 804-371-9694

E-mail: BureauofInsurance@scc.virginia.gov

See also

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