SB 470-FN - FINAL VERSION
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
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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
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.
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.
FF Insurance department insurance fraud [prosecutor] director
Approved: May 30, 2018
Effective Date: May 30, 2018
|Jan. 16, 2018||Senate||Hearing|
|Feb. 15, 2018||Senate||Floor Vote|
|March 20, 2018||House||Hearing|
|April 3, 2018||House||Exec Session|
|April 12, 2018||House||Floor Vote|
|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|