House Speaker Mike Chenault R-29, Kenai
Session Info:State Capitol, Room 208
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Interim Info:145 Main St. Loop, Suite 223
Kenai, AK 99611
Toll Free: 800-469-3779
Elected to the House:2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
Leadership Positions:House Speaker: 2009 - present
Finance Co-Chair: 2007 - 2008
Chief of Staff
House Majority Staff
|Date/Place of Birth:|
February 25, 1957
Hobbs, New Mexico
Nikiski: 1967 - present
Vice-President, Qwick Construction Company
Wife - Tanna
Children - Brandon, Elisha, Shanda, Miranda
Kenai Central High School: Graduated 1975
|Alaska State House of Representatives:|
Speaker of the House: 2009 - present
Chair, Committee on Committees: 2009 - present
Chair, Special Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs: 2001 - 2002
Committee on Committees: 2005 - 2008
Econ. Dev., Trade & Tourism: 2009 - present
Finance Committee: 2003 - present
Labor & Commerce: 2009 - present
Legislative Council: 2009 - present
Legislative Budget & Audit: 2003 - 2008
Military & Veterans' Affairs: 2001 - 2003
Natural Gas Pipelines: 2001 - 2002
Oil & Gas: 2001 - 2002
Resources Committee: 2001 - 2002
Special Committee on Oil and Gas: 2001 - 2002
School District Costs Task Force: 2005 - 2007
- Administration: 2003 - 2004
- Corrections: 2001 - 2002
- Court System: 2005 - present
- Governor: 2005 - present
- Health & Social Services: 2001 - present
- Legislature: 2005 - present
- Military & Veterans Affairs: 2001 - 2002
- Public Safety: 2001 - 2002
- Resources: 2003 - 2004
- Revenue: 2005 - 2008
- University: 2007 - present
|Other Political and Government Positions:|
Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board: 1999 - 2000
Kenai Fire Service Board: 1999 - 2000
|Business and Professional Positions:|
Former President, North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
|Service Organizations and Community Involvement:|
Snow Machines, Golf, Fishing, Children's Sports, Bowling, Computers
HB 100 - Urea/Ammonia Facility Tax CreditSponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault
An Act establishing a credit against the net income tax for an in-state processing facility that manufactures urea or ammonia; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) RES : 2015-02-09
HB 115 - AK Sovereignty;us Transfer Land To AlaskaSponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault
An Act relating to the transfer of public land from the federal government to the state and to the disposal of that land; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) RES : 2015-02-18
HB 35 - March 27: Great Alaska Earthquake DayPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett
An Act establishing March 27 as Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.
Version: CSHB 35(STA)
Status: (S) STA : 2015-02-23
HB 93 - Probation And Parole: Work, Travel Accom.Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton
An Act relating to the duties of probation officers; and relating to conditions of parole.
Version: CSHB 93(STA)
Status: Transmitted To (S) : 2015-02-27
HB 128 - Alaska Wild Salmon DaySponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon
An Act establishing August 10 of each year as Alaska Wild Salmon Day.
Status: (H) FSH : 2015-02-27
HJR 7 - Oppose Aleutian National Marine SanctuarySponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon
Opposing the proposed designation of an Aleutian Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
Status: (H) RES : 2015-02-06
HJR 9 - Endorsing ANWR LeasingPassed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. David Talerico
Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development; urging the United States Department of the Interior to recognize the private property rights of owners of land in and adjacent to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; relating to oil and gas exploration, development, production, and royalties; and relating to renewable and alternative energy technologies.
Version: SCS HJR 9(RES)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2015-02-27
HJR 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness DesignationPassed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Benjamin Nageak
Opposing the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; opposing attempts by President Obama to alter management of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal based on the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan or accompanying Environmental Impact Statement; and encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal that does not open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.
Version: SCS CSHJR 10(RES)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2015-02-25
HJR 13 - Retain Army Forces In AlaskaPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Lora Reinbold
Urging the United States Department of the Army to maintain and strengthen the current level of its combat-capable structure in the state and not to take structural realignment actions with regard to Fort Wainwright and Joint Base Elmendorf- Richardson.
Version: CSHJR 13(MLV)
Status: (S) Calendar 3/2 : 2015-02-27