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) Await Next Com. : 2015-03-26
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) RLS : 2015-03-23
HB 132 - AGDC Support Of Natural Gas ProjectsPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault
An Act relating to the purpose, powers, and duties of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation related to the Alaska liquefied natural gas project and an in-state natural gas pipeline; relating to the in-state natural gas pipeline fund; and providing for an effective date.
Version: CSHB 132(L&C)
Status: (S) RES : 2015-03-25
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) Await Next Com. : 2015-03-26
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: (S) STA : 2015-03-02
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) Await Next Com. : 2015-03-25
HB 139 - Gas Pipeline Right-Of-Way;parks;refugesSponsored by Rep. David Talerico
An Act allowing the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation, or a subsidiary of the corporation, to build, operate, and maintain a gas pipeline within the boundaries of the Susitna Flats State Game Refuge, the Minto Flats State Game Refuge, the Captain Cook State Recreation Area, the Nancy Lake State Recreation Area, the Willow Creek State Recreation Area, and the Denali State Park.
Status: (H) RES : 2015-03-06
HB 140 - Leg. Approval: AK Railroad Revenue BondsSponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson
An Act authorizing the Alaska Railroad Corporation to issue revenue bonds to finance a positive train control rail transportation safety project that qualifies for federal financial participation; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) RLS : 2015-03-23
HJR 4 - Offshore Oil & Gas Revenue SharingPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler
Urging the United States Congress to provide a means for consistently and equitably sharing with all oil and gas producing states adjacent to federal outer continental shelf areas a portion of revenue generated from oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf to ensure that those states develop necessary infrastructure to support outer continental shelf development and preserve environmental integrity.
Status: (S) RLS : 2015-03-23
HJR 6 - Federal Contamination Of ANCSA LandsPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett
Supporting the introduction and enactment of federal legislation acknowledging that the federal government is financially responsible under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act for the remediation of contaminated land subject to conveyance under the Act; urging the United States Department of the Interior to implement the six recommendations to identify and clean up the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act lands in its 1998 report to the United States Congress; and urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to remediate and make free from pollutants lands in the state conveyed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
Status: (S) RLS : 2015-03-20
HJR 7 - Oppose Aleutian National Marine SanctuaryPassed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon
Opposing the proposed designation of an Aleutian Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
Version: CSHJR 7(FSH)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2015-03-25
HJR 9 - Endorsing ANWR Leasing; Related IssuesPassed Legislature! Transmitted 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: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-05
HJR 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness DesignationPassed Legislature! Transmitted 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: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-02
HJR 13 - Retain Army Forces In AlaskaPassed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
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 reduce personnel at Fort Wainwright and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
Version: SCS CSHJR 13(STA)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-19
HJR 17 - Fed Ammunition Ban; Manufacture FirearmsSponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux
Urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to ensure that federal agencies do not ban certain ammunition; and urging the governor to encourage the manufacture of firearms and ammunition in Alaska.
Status: (H) JUD : 2015-03-06