SB470 (2018) Detail

Relative to positions within the insurance department.


CHAPTER 140

SB 470-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2820

01/04

 

SENATE BILL 470-FN

 

AN ACT relative to positions within the insurance department.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Rep. Butler, Carr. 7; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes the position of communications director and transfers the funding for such position.  This bill also clarifies the title of a current position in the insurance department.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2820

01/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to positions within the insurance department.

 

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

 

140:1  Insurance Department; Communications Director; Position Established.

I.  There is established within the insurance department the unclassified position of communications director.  The communications director shall be qualified to hold that position by reason of education and experience and shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as the commissioner may authorize.

II.  The salary of the communications director shall be determined after assessment and review of the appropriate temporary letter grade allocation in RSA 94:1-a, I(b) for the position which shall be conducted pursuant to RSA 94:1-d and RSA 14:14-c.  Upon completion of this action and appointment of the communications director, position #10949 shall be abolished to allow for the transition of this classified position with its available appropriations into the unclassified position of communications director.  Funding shall be transferred into a new expenditure class 011, within accounting unit 02-24-24-240010-2520.  The incumbent in the abolished position shall be offered the position of communications director.

140:2  Insurance Department; 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 director of health economics, a director of health care analytics, a general counsel, an insurance fraud [attorney] director, a senior insurance fraud investigator, 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, a communications director, and a health reform coordinator, each of whom shall serve at the pleasure of the commissioner.  The director of financial regulation, director of health economics, director of health care analytics, general counsel, insurance fraud [attorney] director, senior insurance fraud investigator, 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, communications director, and health reform coordinator, shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as the commissioner may authorize.

140:3  Compensation of State Officers.  Amend RSA 94:1-a, I(b), salary grade FF to read as follows:

FF Insurance department insurance fraud [prosecutor] director

140:4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: May 30, 2018

Effective Date: May 30, 2018

 

 

Links

SB470 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 15, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 20, 2018 House Hearing
April 3, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 12, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB470 Revision: 4039 Date: May 31, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
SB470 Revision: 3455 Date: April 13, 2018, 8:14 a.m.
SB470 Revision: 2729 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 2:05 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Finance; SJ 1
Jan. 16, 2018 Hearing: 01/16/2018, Room 103, SH, 02:00 pm; SC 3
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/15/2018; SC 7
Feb. 15, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 7 P. 52
March 20, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/20/2018 11:30 AM LOB 306
April 3, 2018 Executive Session: 04/03/2018 11:00 AM LOB 306
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 10-8; RC)
April 12, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/12/2018 (Vote 10-8; RC) HC 14 P. 7
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
April 12, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/12/2018 HJ 12 P. 9
April 12, 2018 Referred to Finance 04/12/2018 HJ 12 P. 9
April 12, 2018 Referral Waived by Committee Chair per House Rule 46(f) 04/12/2018 HJ 12 P. 26
April 26, 2018 Enrolled 04/26/2018
April 26, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/26/2018); SJ 15
May 30, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 05/30/2018; Chapter 0140; Effective 05/30/2018