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Representative Bryce Edgmon  (D-36, Anchorage)

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 410
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-4451
Fax: 907-465-3445

Interim Info:

716 W 4th Avenue, Suite 620
Anchorage AK, 99501-2133
Phone: 907-269-0275
Fax: 907-269-0274

Elected to the House:

2006, 2008, 2010, 2012

Office Staff

Adam Berg
907-465-4873
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-269-0275
Anchorage: May-Dec
Timothy Clark
907-465-2839
Juneau: Jan-Dec
 
Jodie McDonnell
907-465-4451
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Committee Memberships

Member:
Finance
Finance Subcommittees:
Chair, Corrections
Health & Social Services
Chair, Public Safety

Caucuses:
Majority Caucus
Chair, Bush Caucus

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
May 3, 1961
Dillingham, Alaska
Residency:
Lifelong Alaskan
Dillingham: 1961 - present
Occupation:
Legislator
Family:
Wife: MelodyChildren: Evan, Emma, Magy Elliott
Education:
Dillingham High School
University of Alaska Anchorage, B.B.A.
Other Political and Government Positions:
Former Chair, City of Dillingham Planning Commission; Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission
Business and Professional Positions:
Board chairman, Choggiung Ltd.
Former board member, Southwest Alaska Vocational Education Center
Former COO, Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation
Special Interests:
Family, music, hunting, fishing.

Personal Legislation

HB 30 - State Agency Performance Audits
Signed Into Law! Chapter 19 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Chenault, Rep. Olson, Rep. Feige, Rep. Lynn, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Millett, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Pruitt, Rep. Keller, Rep. Stoltze, Rep. Johnson, Rep. Hawker, Rep. Edgmon, Rep. Seaton, Rep. Nageak, Rep. Herron, Rep. LeDoux, Rep. Muñoz, Rep. Austerman, Rep. Costello, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Saddler, Rep. Reinbold, Rep. Gattis, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Foster, Rep. Isaacson

An Act relating to performance reviews, audits, and termination of executive and legislative branch agencies, the University of Alaska, and the Alaska Court System; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 30(FIN)
Status: Chapter 19 SLA 13 : 2013-05-28




HB 39 - Power Cost Equalization
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

An Act relating to the power cost equalization program.

Status: (H) ENE : 2013-01-16




HB 133 - School Const. Grants/Small Municipalities
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

An Act relating to grants for school construction.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-03-20




HB 177 - Commercial Fishing Loans
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

An Act relating to interest rates on loans from the commercial fishing revolving loan fund and the community quota entity revolving loan fund; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-02-05




HB 199 - VPSO Firearms
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

An Act relating to Department of Public Safety regulations allowing village public safety officers to carry firearms.

Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-16




HB 208 - Kotzebue Primary Care Clinic
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

An Act authorizing the state bond committee to issue certificates of participation to finance the construction and equipping of the Maniilaq Association Kotzebue Primary Care Clinic; and authorizing the Department of Administration to enter into a lease- purchase agreement for the benefit of the Maniilaq Association.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-04-14




HB 216 - Official Languages Of The State
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins, Rep. Millett, Rep. Edgmon, Rep. Nageak, Rep. Herron

An Act adding the Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Alutiiq, Unangax, Dena'ina, Deg Xinag, Holikachuk, Koyukon, Upper Kuskokwim, Gwich'in, Tanana, Upper Tanana, Tanacross, Hän, Ahtna, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian languages as official languages of the state.

Version: CSHB 216(STA)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-20



Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 49 - Chinook Research & Restoration Endowment
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

An Act establishing the Alaska Chinook salmon research and restoration endowment fund and relating to grants from the fund.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-03-20




HB 71 - AK Regional Economic Assistance Program
Signed Into Law! Chapter 2 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act relating to a vessel-based commercial fisheries limited entry system for the Bering Sea hair crab fishery; requiring the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission to report biennially on the vessel-based limited entry fisheries system for the Bering Sea hair crab fishery; establishing the Alaska regional economic assistance program; requiring the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development to compile an annual report to the legislature regarding statewide and regional economic development projects and regional development organizations; and providing for an effective date.

Version: FCCS HB 71
Status: Chapter 2 SLA 14 : 2014-03-25




HB 88 - Statutory Refs To Mental Retardation
Signed Into Law! Chapter 42 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act changing the terms 'mental retardation' and 'mentally retarded,' and making conforming changes, in Alaska Statutes.

Version: CSHB 88(HSS)
Status: Chapter 42 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 116 - Pers Credit For Military Service
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to the use of credited military service by retired peace officers and firefighters to meet certain requirements for major medical insurance coverage; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 116(L&C)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-18




HB 130 - Jay Hammond Day
Signed Into Law! Chapter 68 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act establishing July 21 each year as Jay Hammond Day.

Status: Chapter 68 SLA 13 : 2013-07-10




HB 150 - Technical/Vocational Education Program
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act extending the unemployment contributions for the Alaska technical and vocational education program.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-04-06




HB 204 - Salmon & Herring Product Development Tax Credit
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Alan Austerman

An Act relating to a product development tax credit for certain salmon and herring products; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSSSHB 204(FIN)
Status: (S) FIN : 2014-04-09




HB 233 - Sexual Abuse/Assault Prevention Programs
Sponsored by Rep. Tarr, Rep. Gara, Rep. Drummond, Rep. Josephson

An Act relating to sexual abuse and sexual assault awareness and prevention efforts in public schools.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-03-28




HB 301 - State Med Examiner Post Mortems Autopsies
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

An Act relating to duties and procedures of the state medical examiner and the Department of Health and Social Services.

Version: CSHB 301(HSS)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-09




HB 308 - Alaska Securities Act Exemptions
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes

An Act relating to the exemptions under the Alaska Securities Act and to securities issued by Native corporations; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-24




HCR 19 - Supporting Efforts Of Recover Alaska
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

Supporting Recover Alaska in its efforts to reduce excessive alcohol consumption and its effects.

Version: CSHCR 19(HSS)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-15




HJR 5 - Oppose Genetically Engineered Salmon
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 6
Sponsored by Rep. Geran Tarr

Opposing the United States Food and Drug Administration's preliminary finding relating to genetically engineered salmon; urging further examination of genetically engineered salmon; opposing AquaBounty's petition to produce genetically engineered salmon; and proposing, if AquaBounty's petition is approved, that its product should be labeled as genetically modified.

Version: CSHJR 5(FSH)
Status: Legis Resolve 6 : 2013-04-15




HJR 7 - Endorsing ANWR Leasing
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration, development, and production; relating to oil and gas exploration, development, production, and royalties; and relating to renewable and alternative energy technologies.

Status: (H) RLS : 2013-03-01




HJR 10 - Constitutional Am.: Transportation Fund
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska creating a transportation infrastructure fund.

Version: CSHJR 10(FIN)
Status: (S) FIN : 2014-04-02




HJR 24 - Arctic Council
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

Urging the United States Department of State to consider the priorities of the state while it holds the position of chair of the Arctic Council; requesting that the United States Department of State work in partnership with state officials to appoint a chair of the Arctic Council; and supporting the strategic recommendation of the January 30, 2014, preliminary report of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission.

Version: CSHJR 24(STA)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-04-16




HJR 30 - Izembek Land Exchange
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

Requesting that the federal government and the United States Secretary of the Interior reconsider the Izembek Land Exchange decision and approve the Izembek Land Exchange, allowing the residents of King Cove to have road access to the Cold Bay Airport for critical health and safety reasons and to improve the quality of their lives.

Version: HJR 30 AM
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-12




HR 5 - Federal Assessment Of 2012 Arctic Operations
Passed House! House Resolve 5
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

Supporting full state participation alongside federal officials in the United States Department of the Interior's Expedited Assessment of 2012 Arctic Operations.

Status: (H) Resolve 5 : 2013-01-31



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