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Historical Information

1872 ~ The Maryland Insurance Administration was created under the jurisdiction of the State Comptroller.


1878 ~ The agency was renamed the State Insurance Department and became an independent State agency reporting directly to the Governor.


1970 ~ A gubernatorial commission restructured State government and the State Insurance Department became a division of the newly created Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.


1993 ~ The Maryland General Assembly created an independent Maryland Insurance Administration.