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Sec. 2. (a) The powers, duties, management and control of the department of insurance are hereby conferred on and vested in the ?insurance commissioner?. ?The insurance commissioner shall be appointed by the governor, and shall be familiar with and known to possess a knowledge of the subject of insurance and be skilled in matters pertaining thereto and shall be chosen solely for fitness, irrespective of political beliefs or affiliations. ?The commissioner shall serve and may be removed at the pleasure of the governor, and shall be the chief executive and administrative officer of the department. ?The commissioner shall take an oath of office and give bond in the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) with surety to be approved by the governor for the faithful performance of his duties.
(b)?The commissioner is authorized to attend and participate in the meetings of the national convention of insurance commissioners and of the committees thereof and may require the deputies, actuaries, and assistants that the commissioner may designate to attend and participate in such meetings. ?If the commissioner deems it advisable, the commissioner may request the attorney general or a deputy attorney general to attend and participate in such meetings. The commissioner and the deputies, actuaries, assistants, and attorneys of the department of insurance shall aid in promoting improvements in the insurance laws and the uniformity thereof in the several states. ?The expense of such attendance by the commissioner, and the deputies, actuaries, assistants, and attorneys shall be paid by the treasurer of state upon the warrant of the commissioner certifying that the commissioner has examined and approved the charges for such expenses.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 27. Insurance § 27-1-1-2 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-27-insurance/in-code-sect-27-1-1-2/
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