Definitions for "Superintendent of Insurance"
In each province, the office who legislates the insurance industry. Its responsibility includes, amongst other things, the legislation of rate filing.
The official of a state charged with the duty of enforcing its insurance laws. Called the superintendent of insurance (in three states) and director of insurance (in eight states). The official is elected in 11 states, appointed by a governor or state agency in 38 states, and is a civil service apointee in Colorado.
In some states the Commissioner of Insurance is known as the Superintendent.