SB210 (2017) Detail

Relative to certain positions in the insurance department.


CHAPTER 154

SB 210 - FINAL VERSION

 

02/23/2017   0476s

20Apr2017... 1417h

2017 SESSION

17-0831

01/03

 

SENATE BILL 210

 

AN ACT relative to certain positions in the insurance department.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Rep. Hunt, Ches. 11

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies certain positions within the department of insurance.  This bill also changes the title of the director of operations to assistant commissioner.

 

This bill is a request of the insurance department.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/232017   0476s

20Apr2017... 1417h 17-0831

01/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to certain positions in the insurance department.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

154:1  Insurance Department;  Department Positions.  Amend RSA 400-A:6, III-a to read as follows:

III-a.  There shall be [a director of operations] an assistant commissioner who shall be appointed by the commissioner of insurance.  He or she shall serve at the pleasure of the commissioner [during good behavior].  When the offices of the commissioner and deputy commissioner are vacant, or when the commissioner or deputy commissioner is unable to perform his or her duties because of mental or physical disability, the [director of operations] assistant commissioner shall be acting commissioner.  The [director of operations] assistant commissioner shall perform such duties and exercise such powers of the commissioner pursuant to RSA Title XXXVII as the commissioner from time to time may authorize.

154:2  Department of Insurance; Department Positions.  Amend RSA 400-A:6, VII to read as follows:

VII.  The commissioner shall appoint, as the commissioner's assistants, a director of financial regulation, a [health care policy analyst] director of health economics, a [health care statistician] director of health care analytics, a general counsel, an insurance fraud attorney, a senior insurance fraud investigator, [an assistant] a property and casualty actuary, a chief property and casualty actuary, a workers' compensation analyst, a chief life, accident and health actuary, a compliance and enforcement counsel, a chief financial examiner, and a health reform coordinator, each of whom shall serve at the pleasure of the commissioner [during good behavior].  The [health care policy analyst, health care statistician] director of financial regulation, director of health economics, director of healthcare analytics, general counsel, insurance fraud attorney, senior insurance fraud investigator, [assistant] property and casualty actuary, chief property and casualty actuary, workers' compensation analyst, chief life, accident and health actuary, compliance and enforcement counsel, chief financial examiner, and health reform coordinator, shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as the commissioner may authorize.

154:3  Insurance Department; Salaries of Department Positions.  Amend RSA 400-A:8, I and II to read as follows:

I.  Compensation.  The salary of the commissioner, deputy commissioner, [director of operations director of financial regulation, actuary, life, accident and health actuary] assistant commissioner, and all assistants to the commissioner shall be as prescribed in RSA 94:1-a.

II.  Expenses.  The commissioner, deputy commissioner, [director of operations, director of financial regulation, actuary, life, accident and health actuary] assistant commissioner, and [the] all assistants to the commissioner shall be allowed their traveling expenses while engaged in the performance of their duties.

154:4  Compensation of State Officers.  Amend RSA 94:1-a, I(b), salary grade DD to read as follows:

DD Insurance department [health care statistician]

director of health care analytics

154:5  Compensation of State Officers.  Amend RSA 94:1-a, I(b), salary grade EE to read as follows:

EE Insurance department [director of operations]

assistant commissioner

154:6  Compensation of State Officers.  Amend RSA 94:1-a, I(b), salary grade FF to read as follows:

FF Insurance department [assistant actuary]

property and casualty actuary

FF Insurance department [health care policy analyst]

director of health economics

154:7  Compensation of State Officers.  Amend RSA 94:1-a, I(b), salary grade HH to read as follows:

HH Insurance department [actuary]

chief property and casualty actuary

154:8  Compensation of State Offices.  Amend RSA 94:1-a, I(b) by inserting in salary grade HH the following:

HH Insurance department chief life, accident and health actuary

154:9  Repeal.  RSA 400-A:6, III-b-III-d, and VI, relative to certain positions in the department, are repealed.

154:10  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 16, 2017

Effective Date: August 15, 2017

Links

SB210 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 15, 2017 Senate Hearing
Feb. 23, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
April 4, 2017 House Hearing
April 4, 2017 House Exec Session
April 20, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB210 Revision: 1205 Date: June 19, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
SB210 Revision: 1206 Date: May 19, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
SB210 Revision: 1207 Date: April 20, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
SB210 Revision: 1208 Date: Feb. 23, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
SB210 Revision: 1209 Date: Jan. 31, 2017, 11:07 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 5
Feb. 15, 2017 Hearing: 02/15/2017, Room 101, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 10
Feb. 23, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0476s, 02/23/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 11
Feb. 23, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-0476s, AA, VV; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Feb. 23, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-0476s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 8 P. 46
April 5, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 04/05/2017 02:00 PM LOB 306
April 4, 2017 ==RESCHEDULED== Public Hearing: 04/04/2017 11:30 AM LOB 306
April 4, 2017 Executive Session: 04/04/2017 LOB 306
April 20, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/20/2017 (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 20 P. 5
April 20, 2017 Removed from Consent (Rep. McGuire) 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 2
April 20, 2017 FLAM # 2017-1417h (Rep. McGuire): AA VV 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 18
April 20, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 1417h: MA VV 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 18
May 18, 2017 Sen. Carson Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 05/18/2017; SJ 17
June 1, 2017 Enrolled 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 127
May 31, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 05/31/2017); SJ 19
June 16, 2017 Signed by the Governor on 06/16/2017; Chapter 0154; Effective 06/16/2017