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Record Group Number: 000344
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Creator: Florida. Insurance Commissioner's Office.
Title, Dates: Insurance Commissioner's Office record group.
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Biographical/Historical Note:     The post of Insurance Commissioner was created in 1915 (Ch. 6847, Laws) as one of the responsibilities of the Treasurer.  Prior to then, from 1872 to 1915, the Treasurer, Comptroller, and Attorney General acted as the Board of Insurance Commissioners (1872, Ch. 1863, Laws).  The Insurance Commissioner's Office was responsible for enforcing the insurance code, regulating insurance rates, investigating fraudulent claims, and managing the state's insurance policies.  Its duties were transferred to the Dept. of Insurance in 1969 (Ch. 69-109, Laws).
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