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Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor, introduced the following resolution, which was referred to the Committee on _____.
To confirm the Mayoral appointment of Mr. Patrick E. Kelly as the Commissioner of the Department of Insurance and Securities Regulation.
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Commissioner of the Department of Insurance and Securities Regulation Patrick E. Kelly Confirmation Resolution of 1998".
Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of:
Mr. Patrick E. Kelly
as the Commissioner of the Department of Insurance and Securities Regulation, in accordance with section 2 of the Confirmation Act of 1978, effective March 3, 1979 (D.C. Law 2-142; D.C. Code, sec.1- 633.7), to serve from the date of confirmation by the Council of the District of Columbia at the pleasure of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.
Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.
Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.
PATRICK E. KELLY
Howard University School of Law, Washington. D.C.
Morgan State University. Baltimore. Md.
OTHER SCHOOLS/ TRAINING
Civil Service Commission
District of Columbia Office of Human Rights
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
June 1997 to Present. Interim Commissioner.
As chief regulator of the insurance and securities industry in the District of Columbia administers the D.C. insurance and securities laws and regulations. Oversees the Insurance Bureau including the financial examination process; financial analysis: tax and assessment of insurance companies; analysis of forms, policy and rate filings for insurance companies. Also ensures that consumer inquiries and complaints are properly addressed; that individual agent and company licenses are properly handled and issued; and ensures that allegations of fraud by insurance agents, brokers and companies are appropriately investigated and handled. Manages the principal functions of the Securities Bureau. Monitors all work in progress to ensure that the approach, analysis, and strategy used is appropriate. Reviews all final documents for soundness of approach. consistency with department policy and practice and thoroughness. Develops policies to govern all phases of securities activities in the District of Columbia. Establishes rules. regulations. and procedures that govern all aspects of the District's securities regulation. including the registration and sale of securities; the licensing and registration of professionals authorized to operate in the District as broker-dealers and their agents. agents of issuers. and investment advisors; and the establishment and collection of related fees. Confers with securities regulatory agencies and securities related entities regarding legislation, negotiation of settlements and disposition of cases. Recommends new legislation and amendments to existing legislation when necessary. Serves as Hearing Officer in complex insurance and securities cases and renders final decisions that include findings of fact and conclusions of law. Chairs the Insurance Advisory Committee. Chairs the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Market Conduct Examination Oversight Taskforce and is a member and participant of seven other NAIC special committees. Prepares and delivers testimony to the Council of the District of Columbia for the Executive. Prepares and delivers speeches to insurance and securities entities as requested. Hosted NAIC meetings with over 5.000 participants.
January, 1995 to July 1997. Interim Commissioner
Was the chief regulator of the Insurance Administration. Managed all aspects of the administration's daily operations. Administered the D.C. insurance laws and regulations. Responsible for overseeing the financial examination, financial analysis, tax and assessment of insurance companies; ensured that forms, policy and rate filings for insurance companies were properly analyzed: ensured that consumer inquiries and complaints were properly addressed; that individual agent and company licenses were properly handled and issued; and ensured that allegations of fraud by insurance agents. brokers and companies were appropriately handled and investigated. Acted as Hearing Officer in complex insurance cases. Chaired the Insurance Advisory Committee. Chaired the NAIC Market Conduct Examination Oversight Taskforce. Member and participant in seven other NAIC special committees. Prepared and delivered testimony to the D.C. Council for the Executive. Prepared and delivered speeches to insurance entities. Instituted a Community Outreach program for D.C. insurance consumers. Hosted NAIC meetings with over 5,000 participants.
August 1992 to December 1994. Deputy Superintendent of Insurance.
Administered D.C. insurance laws. Responsible for the daily operation of the administration including personnel, budget organizational and operational issues. Maintained oversight of the licensing process; financial audits of companies; rate regulations: servicing of consumer service requests and administration of premium and retaliatory tax laws. Proposed and instituted new policies and procedures. Proposed new legislation and regulations and revisions to existing laws and regulations. Represented the administration before government agencies as well as the insurance industry.
February 1985 to August 1992. Program Manager.
Served as Supervisor of the Licensing Division. Responsible for total coordination, monitoring and administrative evaluation of processing of insurance applicants in accordance with federal and local statutes governing the insurance industry. Reviewed and investigated complaints against insurance company officials. brokers, agents and solicitors regarding allegations of misconduct, and violation of laws. Interpreted laws and regulations pertaining to licensing matters. Participated- in hearings involving insurance issues. Drafted licensing legislation. Served as principal Deputy to the Superintendent of Insurance.
March 1983 to February 1985. Special Assistant to the Director.
Served as the Equal Employment Opportunities adviser to the Director. Specifically advised the Director on EEO matters related to the preparation of plans. procedures and regulations. Assisted in the development of Unfair Labor Practices cases. Represented the Department in union matters and before the Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining in connection with complaints; representation issues and proposed policies. Conducted informal and formal hearings.
August 1974 to March 1983. Legislative and Regulations Officer
Performed review of codes and regulations to determine conflicts and ambiguities. Drafted new engineering codes and regulations. Administered laws, codes and regulations that regulated construction; mechanical and electrical installations; business and callings; municipally owned markets and housing and occupation professions in the District of Columbia.
March 1973 to August 1974. Legislative Assistant
Responsible for advising the Congressman on pending legislation before his subcommittees. full committees and the full house. Responded to legislative mail. Advised the Congressman as to legislative strategy on particular bills. Attended legislative strategy meetings and advised Congressman of the course of action and probable results. Wrote articles for the "extension of remarks" section of the Congressional Record. Wrote speeches and speech outlines for the Congressman. Became familiar with all phases of congressional work.
June 1971 to February 1973. Assistant Counsel
Served as Assistant Counsel to the House Committee on the District of Columbia. Researched proposed legislation that affected the District of Columbia. Research involved meeting with various interest groups and attorneys to obtain their opinions and reactions to pending legislation. Also researched the legal aspects of proposed legislation. Briefed the Congressman as to the feasibility and affect of proposed legislation.
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