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Representative Shelley Hughes  (R-8, Palmer)

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 409
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-3743

Interim Info:

600 E. Railroad Ave.
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: 907-376-3725
Toll Free: 800-565-3743

Elected to the House:

(Appointed: 2012) 2012

Office Staff

Ginger Blaisdell
907-465-3743
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-376-3725
Palmer: May-Dec
Margaret Sharpe
907-465-3743
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-376-3725
Palmer: May-Dec
Stuart Krueger
907-465-3743
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-376-3725
Palmer: May-Dec

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
Canton, Ohio - 01/06/58
Residency:
Resident of District 8 since 1990
Resident of Alaska since 1976
Resident in following Alaskan communities 1976-1990: Hoonah, Bethel, Fort Yukon, Fairbanks, Seward
Occupation:
Government Affairs Director, Alaska Primary Care Association 10/05 - 11/11; Special Projects Volunteer Director, Crossroads Community Church, Palmer 01/95 - 12/05; Contract Academic Instructor, Mat-Su Pre-Trial Facility, Palmer Correctional Center 10/98 - 12/03; Summer Theatre Conservatory Director, LCCP/Haines; VPA/Wasilla 1999, 2000, 2003; Substitute Teacher, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District 09/95 - 05/97; Fort Yukon School District Resource Center Assistant 08/87 - 05/88; Data Coordinator/Secretary, Phillips Alcoholism Treatment Center, Bethel, Alaska 11/85 - 11/86; KYUK Newscaster, Volunteer, Bethel, Alaska 09/85 - 05/87; Teacher, Mount Bethel Christian School, Hoonah, Alaska 09/76 - 09/81; Proud Stay-at-Home Mother of 4 (interspersed with contracts and part-time work) 1980 - 2003
Family:
Husband - Roger (married 36 years)
Children - Peter, Clara, Emily, and Tyler
Grandchildren - Keithan, Caden, Noah, Owen, + one on the way
Education:
University of Alaska, Bachelor of Arts in English, 2002. Summa cum Laude. Rhetoric.
Cuyahoga Community College, Assoc. of Arts, 1985. Magna cum Laude, Valedictorian. Cleveland, Ohio.
- Alaska Public Health Association Health Achievement Award 2009
- Betsey K. Cooke Advocacy MVP Award 2008
- Chancellor's Scholar 2001
- National Collegiate Mathematics Award 2002
- English Department Scholarship Award Spring 2002
- International English Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta
- Golden Key National Honor Society
- The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Military:
Alaska All Academies Association, Founder, Past-President
- (support organization for cadets/plebes and families at 5 military academies)
Son and Son-in-Law: USAF Reserves, USAF Officer, Active Duty
Husband: Vietnam Veteran
Other Political and Government Positions:
Legislative Aide for Representative Gatto, Alaska State Legislature 12/03 - 01/05
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Alaska All Academies Association, Founder, Past-President
Alaska Outdoor Council
Commonwealth North
American Association of University Women
Resource Development Council
Make Alaska Competitive Coalition
National Rifle Association
Conservative Patriots Group
Mat-Su Republican Women's Club
Valley Republican Women's Club
Wasilla Chamber of Commerce
Palmer Chamber of Commerce
Mat-Su Health Foundation
Mat-Su Business Alliance
Palmer Toastmasters
Palmer Lions Club
Alaska State Fair
State Agriculture and Rural Leaders - Alaska Representative
Outdoor Heritage Council
Recover Alaska
NCSL Labor and Economic Development
NCSL Redistricting and Elections
CSG Public Safety and Justice Task Force
Troop 49 Girl Scouts
Other:
Previous Volunteer Affiliations

- Palmer Little League
- Girl Scouts
- Pioneer Peak PTA
- Colony Middle School Band Boosters
- Valley Festival of Arts
- Colony High School Boys & Girls Basketball
Special Interests:
Grandchildren, Military, Church, Volunteer Work, Speed Walking*, Comedy, the Arts, Travel, Outdoors**
*I like the fact I walk so fast that I pass tall men in airports.
**My children have offered to teach me to snow board but I have not yet accepted the invitation.

Personal Legislation

HB 18 - Personal Use Fishing Priority
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze, Rep. Shelley Hughes, Rep. Wes Keller

An Act providing priority to personal use fisheries when fishing restrictions are implemented to achieve a management goal.

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




HB 23 - Knik Arm Crossing
Signed Into Law! Chapter 51 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman, Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act relating to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; relating to the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority; relating to construction of the Knik Arm bridge and appurtenant facilities; relating to toll bridge revenue bonds; establishing the Knik Arm construction fund, the toll bridge revenue fund, the toll bridge revenue bond redemption fund, and the toll bridge revenue bond reserve fund; relating to powers and duties of the state bond committee; and providing for an effective date.

Version: FCCS HB 23
Status: Chapter 51 SLA 14 : 2014-06-20




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 32 - Lines Of Business On Business License
Signed Into Law! Chapter 110 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Mia Costello, Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act providing for the issuance of one business license for multiple lines of business; and providing for reissuance of a business license to make a change on the license.

Version: CSHB 32(FIN) AM S
Status: Chapter 110 SLA 14 : 2014-07-31




HB 40 - Municipal Tax Exemption: Farm Structures
Signed Into Law! Chapter 66 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act establishing a municipal tax exemption for certain farm structures.

Version: CSHB 40(CRA) AM S
Status: Chapter 66 SLA 13 : 2013-06-28




HB 45 - Electronic Bullying In Schools
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Costello, Rep. Gattis, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Josephson

An Act relating to harassment, intimidation, or bullying by students attending a public school in the state.

Status: (S) JUD : 2014-04-17




HB 68 - Corporate Income Tax
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act relating to the computation of the tax on the taxable income of a corporation derived from sources within the state.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-02-22




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 138 - Layoff Notices For Tenured Teachers
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act extending the annual deadline by which employers are required to deliver layoff or nonretention notices to employees who are tenured teachers.

Status: (S) EDC : 2013-04-03




HB 211 - Employment Of Persons With Disabilities
Signed Into Law! Chapter 19 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Millett, Rep. Gattis, Rep. Holmes, Rep. Hughes, Rep. LeDoux, Rep. Josephson

An Act relating to the education and employment of individuals with disabilities.

Version: SCS CSHB 211(L&C)
Status: Chapter 19 SLA 14 : 2014-05-29




HB 212 - Driver's Licensing Exemption: Military
Signed Into Law! Chapter 58 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson, Rep. Shelley Hughes, Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

An Act relating to an exemption from driver licensing requirements for spouses of members of the armed forces of the United States.

Status: Chapter 58 SLA 14 : 2014-07-07




HB 243 - Reject Recommendation Of Compensation Commission
Sponsored by Rep. Chenault, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Seaton, Rep. Lynn, Rep. Hawker, Rep. Foster, Rep. Nageak, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Millett, Rep. Johnson, Rep. Olson, Rep. Gara, Rep. Kawasaki, Rep. Tuck, Rep. Josephson, Rep. Drummond, Rep. Guttenberg, Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins, Rep. Saddler

An Act disapproving all recommendations of the State Officers Compensation Commission relating to the salaries of state officers; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-01-21




HB 244 - Advisory Commission On Federal Mgt Areas
Signed Into Law! Chapter 40 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Keller, Rep. Millett, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Feige, Rep. Pruitt, Rep. Chenault, Rep. Olson, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Neuman, Rep. Stoltze, Rep. Lynn, Rep. Saddler

An Act extending the termination date of the Citizens' Advisory Commission on Federal Management Areas in Alaska; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS HB 244(FIN)
Status: Chapter 40 SLA 14 : 2014-06-18




HB 252 - Mortgage Lending
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act relating to mortgage lending, mortgage loan originators, depository institutions, nonprofit organizations, and nonprofit organization employees; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) L&C : 2014-01-21




HB 253 - Private Investigators/Agencies
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes, Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act providing for the licensing and regulation of private investigators and private investigator agencies; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) L&C : 2014-01-21




HB 254 - Powers Of Attorney
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes, Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act relating to powers of attorney; relating to the uniform probate code; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) JUD : 2014-04-08




HB 255 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Signed Into Law! Chapter 105 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Hughes, Rep. Higgins, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Pruitt

An Act relating to unmanned aircraft systems; and relating to images captured by an unmanned aircraft system.

Version: CSHB 255(JUD)
Status: Chapter 105 SLA 14 : 2014-07-28




HB 258 - Wrongful Death Of An Unborn Child
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act establishing a right of action for the death of an unborn child in certain circumstances.

Status: (H) RLS : 2014-03-12




HCR 2 - Purple Heart State
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 4
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Proclaiming the state as a Purple Heart State to honor the service and sacrifice of our nation's men and women in uniform wounded or killed by the enemy while serving to protect the freedom enjoyed by all Americans.

Status: Legis Resolve 4 : 2013-06-02




HCR 6 - Est. Leg. Task Force On Unmanned Aircraft
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 17
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Recognizing the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks as a national leader in unmanned aircraft research and development; and relating to a Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

Version: SCS CSHCR 6(FIN)
Status: Legis Resolve 17 : 2013-06-14




HCR 15 - Task Force On Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 60
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Relating to the Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

Version: CSHCR 15(FIN)
Status: Legis Resolve 60 : 2014-07-28




HCR 18 - Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 44
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Encouraging hospitals and birthing facilities in the state to participate in the Baby- Friendly Hospital Initiative and to support breastfeeding; and recognizing the benefits of breastfeeding.

Status: Legis Resolve 44 : 2014-07-28



Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 4 - Alaska Gasline Development Corp; RCA
Signed Into Law! Chapter 11 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Hawker, Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act relating to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation; establishing the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation as an independent public corporation of the state; establishing and relating to the in-state natural gas pipeline fund; making certain information provided to or by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation and its subsidiaries exempt from inspection as a public record; relating to the Joint In-State Gasline Development Team; relating to the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; relating to judicial review of a right-of-way lease or an action or decision related to the development or construction of an oil or gas pipeline on state land; relating to the lease of a right-of-way for a gas pipeline transportation corridor, including a corridor for a natural gas pipeline that is a contract carrier; relating to the cost of natural resources, permits, and leases provided to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation; relating to procurement by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation; relating to the review by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska of natural gas transportation contracts; relating to the regulation by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska of an in-state natural gas pipeline project developed by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation; relating to the regulation by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska of an in-state natural gas pipeline that provides transportation by contract carriage; repealing the statutes relating to the Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority and making conforming changes; exempting property of a project developed by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation from property taxes before the commencement of commercial operations; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSSSHB 4(FIN)
Status: Chapter 11 SLA 13 : 2013-05-21




HB 19 - Permanent Motor Vehicle Registration/Trailers
Signed Into Law! Chapter 50 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze, Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to permanent motor vehicle registration in the unorganized borough and in a municipality that has elected to allow permanent registration; relating to the registration fee for noncommercial trailers and to the motor vehicle tax for trailers; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 19(RLS)(EFD AM)
Status: Chapter 50 SLA 14 : 2014-06-20




HB 31 - Constitutional History Curriculum
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act requiring school districts to develop and require completion of a history of American constitutionalism curriculum segment; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) RLS : 2014-02-07




HB 47 - Injunction Security: Industrial Operation
Signed Into Law! Chapter 111 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Eric Feige, Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act requiring a party seeking a restraining order, preliminary injunction, or order staying the operation of certain permits affecting an industrial operation to give security in the amount the court considers proper for costs incurred and damages suffered if the industrial operation is wrongfully enjoined or restrained.

Version: CSHB 47(JUD) AM S
Status: Chapter 111 SLA 14 : 2014-08-04




HB 50 - Multi-Unit Housing: Commercial Use
Signed Into Law! Chapter 57 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Mia Costello

An Act authorizing the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation to allow certain commercial uses in a multi-unit residential housing development owned or financed by the corporation and limiting the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board's issuance of certain licenses to premises in the residential housing development.

Version: CSHB 50(FIN)
Status: Chapter 57 SLA 13 : 2013-06-26




HB 52 - PFD Allowable Absence
Signed Into Law! Chapter 33 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Eric Feige

An Act relating to allowable absences from the state for purposes of eligibility for permanent fund dividends; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS HB 52(FIN)
Status: Chapter 33 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 54 - Placement Of A Child In Need Of Aid
Sponsored by Rep. Les Gara, Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to the identification, location, and notification of specified family members and family friends of a child who is in state custody.

Version: SSHB 54
Status: (H) RLS : 2013-04-10




HB 57 - Entity Transactions Act
Signed Into Law! Chapter 60 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes, Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act adopting the Alaska Entity Transactions Act; relating to changing the form of entities, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, business trusts, and other organizations; amending Rule 79, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rules 602(b)(2), 602(c), and 605.5, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 57(JUD)
Status: Chapter 60 SLA 13 : 2013-06-26




HB 69 - Federal Regulation
Signed Into Law! Chapter 52 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act prohibiting state and municipal agencies from using assets to implement or aid in the implementation of the requirements of certain federal statutes, regulations, rules, and orders that are applied to infringe on a person's right to bear arms or right to due process or that implement or aid in the implementation of the federal REAL ID Act of 2005; exempting certain firearms, firearm accessories, and ammunition in this state from federal regulation; declaring certain federal statutes, regulations, rules, and orders unconstitutional under the Constitution of the United States and unenforceable in this state; requiring the attorney general to file any legal action to prevent implementation of a federal statute, regulation, rule, or order that violates the rights of a resident of the state; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 69(JUD)
Status: Chapter 52 SLA 13 : 2013-06-20




HB 83 - Federal Laws & Executive Orders
Signed Into Law! Chapter 53 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to certain federal statutes, regulations, presidential executive orders and actions, and secretarial orders and actions; relating to the duties of the attorney general; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 83(JUD)
Status: Chapter 53 SLA 13 : 2013-06-20




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 99 - Alaska Minerals Commission
Signed Into Law! Chapter 34 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

An Act relating to the membership of the Alaska Minerals Commission; and extending the termination date of the Alaska Minerals Commission.

Version: CSHB 99(RES)
Status: Chapter 34 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 116 - Pers Credit For Military Service
Signed Into Law! Chapter 81 SLA 14
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: Chapter 81 SLA 14 : 2014-07-10




HB 134 - Medicaid Payment For Mediset Prescription
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Mia Costello

An Act requiring Medicaid payment for medication compliance packaging, delivery, and dispensing services of a prescription for specified recipients; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 134(HSS)
Status: (S) RLS : 2014-04-16




HB 140 - Regulations: Notice, Review, Comment
Signed Into Law! Chapter 87 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lora Reinbold

An Act relating to the proposed adoption, amendment, or repeal of a regulation; and relating to contact with agencies about regulations.

Version: SCS CSHB 140(JUD)
Status: Chapter 87 SLA 14 : 2014-07-16




HB 146 - Proof Of Motor Vehicle Insurance
Signed Into Law! Chapter 24 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Pete Higgins

An Act relating to proof of motor vehicle liability insurance; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 146(TRA)
Status: Chapter 24 SLA 13 : 2013-05-29




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 161 - Auctions For Big Game Harvest Permits
Signed Into Law! Chapter 47 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to auctions or raffles for big game harvest permits and to the selection of nonprofit organizations to conduct auctions and raffles for the Department of Fish and Game.

Version: SCS CSHB 161(RES) AM S
Status: Chapter 47 SLA 14 : 2014-06-20




HB 173 - Restrict Medicaid Payment For Abortions
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

An Act defining 'medically necessary abortion' for purposes of making payments under the state Medicaid program.

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




HB 199 - VPSO Firearms
Signed Into Law! Chapter 97 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

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

Status: Chapter 97 SLA 14 : 2014-07-18




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 217 - Dr. Walter Soboleff Day
Signed Into Law! Chapter 109 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Muñoz, Rep. Kerttula

An Act establishing November 14 each year as Dr. Walter Soboleff Day.

Status: Chapter 109 SLA 14 : 2014-07-30




HB 269 - Immunity For Vol. Health Care Provider
Signed Into Law! Chapter 6 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to immunity for health care providers who provide health care services voluntarily and without pay; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 269(JUD)
Status: Chapter 6 SLA 14 : 2014-04-08




HB 273 - Extending Council On Domestic Violence
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes

An Act extending the termination date of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-02-19




HB 275 - Electronic Distrib. Of Reports/Notices
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Hawker

An Act relating to electronic publication of certain municipal notices and to publication and electronic distribution of reports by state agencies.

Version: CSHB 275(CRA)
Status: Returned To (H) RLS : 2014-11-17




HB 284 - Compact For A Balanced Budget
Signed Into Law! Chapter 12 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to an interstate compact on a balanced federal budget.

Status: Chapter 12 SLA 14 : 2014-04-22




HB 306 - Eval. Indirect Expenditures; Tax Credits
Signed Into Law! Chapter 61 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to the review and administration of tax credit programs; requiring the Department of Revenue to report indirect expenditures; relating to the duties of state agencies; requiring the legislative finance division to analyze certain indirect expenditures; relating to lapse dates for appropriations for capital projects; relating to lapse dates for capital budget grants; relating to capital expenditures; relating to unexpended balances of capital projects; repealing the capital projects funds; repealing the insurance tax education credit, the income tax education credit, the oil or gas producer education credit, the property tax education credit, the mining business education credit, the fisheries business education credit, the fisheries business tax credit for scholarship contributions, the fisheries business salmon product development tax credit, the fisheries business salmon utilization tax credit, the fisheries business landing tax credit for scholarship contributions, the fisheries resource landing tax credit for the fisheries resource harvested under the community development quota, the fisheries resource landing tax education credit, and the film production tax credit; providing for an effective date by repealing the effective dates in sec. 7, ch. 57, SLA 2003, the effective date in sec. 57, ch. 92, SLA 2010, and the effective dates in secs. 40 - 42, ch. 51, SLA 2012; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 306(FIN) AM S
Status: Chapter 61 SLA 14 : 2014-07-07




HB 310 - U.S. Constitutional Convention Delegates
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson

An Act relating to the selection and duties of delegates to a convention of the states.

Version: CSHB 310(STA) AM
Status: (S) RLS : 2014-04-08




HCR 1 - State Food Resource Development Group
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 1
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze

Relating to the establishment and operation of a state food resource development working group.

Version: CSHCR 1(EDT)
Status: Legis Resolve 1 : 2013-06-28




HCR 3 - Joint Committee On Federal Overreach
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Establishing the Joint Committee on Federal Overreach.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-03-29




HCR 4 - Hmong-American Veterans Day
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 8
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

Proclaiming May 15 to be Hmong-American Veterans Memorial Day.

Status: Legis Resolve 8 : 2013-05-09




HCR 5 - Decoration Of Honor
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 5
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

Relating to awarding the Alaska Decoration of Honor to certain members of the military.

Status: Legis Resolve 5 : 2013-06-02




HCR 19 - Supporting Efforts Of Recover Alaska
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 45
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

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

Version: CSHCR 19(HSS)
Status: Legis Resolve 45 : 2014-07-17




HJR 3 - Statehood/ ANCSA/ Native Allotment Land
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Urging the President of the United States to seek and the United States Congress to approve adequate funding for land conveyance activities for the State of Alaska, Alaska Native corporations, and Alaska Natives under the Alaska Statehood Act, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, the Native Allotment Act of 1906, the Alaska Native Veterans Allotment Act of 1998, and the Alaska Land Transfer Acceleration Act.

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




HJR 4 - Oppose Gun Control Orders & Legislation
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Urging the President of the United States to rescind 23 executive orders, executive actions, and executive recommendations, related to regulation of firearms; and urging the United States Congress to refrain from passing legislation that restricts the right of individuals to keep and bear arms.

Version: CSHJR 4(JUD) AM
Status: (S) JUD : 2013-02-28




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 6 - Legacy Oil Well Clean Up/Awareness; NPR-A
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 9
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Relating to legacy wells and legacy well sites; urging the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, to open new areas of the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska for environmentally responsible oil and gas development; and requesting the Office of the Governor to increase nationwide awareness about legacy wells and well sites.

Version: SCS HJR 6(RES)
Status: Legis Resolve 9 : 2013-06-26




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 9 - Mining/Processing Of Rare Earth Elements
Sponsored by Rep. Mia Costello

Supporting the continued and increased exploration, extraction, processing, and production of rare earth elements in the state; and urging the United States Congress to support efforts of the state to develop rare earth elements in the state for the benefit of the economic and national security of the United States.

Status: (H) RES : 2013-02-15




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 12 - Support In-State Firearms Manufacturing
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 24
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

Encouraging the manufacture of firearms and firearms accessories in the state.

Version: CSHJR 12(EDT)
Status: Legis Resolve 24 : 2013-06-20




HJR 13 - Coast Guard National Security Cutter Funding
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 25
Sponsored by Rep. Alan Austerman

Urging the United States Congress and the President of the United States to complete the funding and acquisition of three additional National Security Cutters and to home port one of the cutters in Kodiak, Alaska.

Version: CSHJR 13(TRA)
Status: Legis Resolve 25 : 2013-06-14




HJR 14 - Delay Implementing Affordable Care Act
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze

Requesting the United States Congress, the Governor, and the state's congressional delegation to take actions necessary to delay implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Version: SCS CSHJR 14(HSS) AM S
Status: Returned To (S) RLS : 2013-04-14




HJR 15 - Federal Contamination Of ANCSA Lands
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 28
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; and 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.

Version: SCS CSHJR 15(RES)
Status: Legis Resolve 28 : 2014-03-04




HJR 16 - National Ocean Policy
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

Relating to the National Ocean Council, the development of a national ocean policy, and coastal and marine spatial planning.

Version: CSHJR 16(RES) AM
Status: (S) RLS : 2013-04-12




HJR 19 - Base F-35 Aircraft At Eielson Or Jber
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 29
Sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson

Urging the Secretary of the United States Air Force, the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, and the Commander of the Pacific Air Forces to base F-35 aircraft assigned to the Pacific Air Forces at Eielson Air Force Base or Joint Base Elmendorf- Richardson.

Version: CSHJR 19(MLV) AM S
Status: Legis Resolve 29 : 2014-03-04




HJR 21 - Military Retirement Benefits
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

Opposing cuts to retirement benefits owed to members of the armed services of the United States; and urging the United States Congress to approve legislation allowing members of the armed services of the United States to receive promised retirement benefits.

Status: Returned To (H) RLS : 2014-02-14




HJR 22 - Federal Constitutional Convention
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 68
Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson

Requesting the United States Congress to call a convention of the states to propose amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and limit the terms of office of federal government officials; and urging the legislatures of the other 49 states to request the United States Congress to call a convention of the states.

Version: HJR 22 AM
Status: Legis Resolve 68 : 2014-07-07




HJR 23 - Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 26
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Proclaiming March 27, 2014, as Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.

Status: Legis Resolve 26 : 2014-03-04




HJR 24 - Arctic Council
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 34
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: Legis Resolve 34 : 2014-07-17




HJR 26 - Offshore Oil & Gas Revenue Sharing
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 30
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: Legis Resolve 30 : 2014-03-04




HJR 30 - Izembek Land Exchange
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 38
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: Legis Resolve 38 : 2014-09-19




HJR 32 - Religious Persecution And Peace In Syria
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

Urging the United States government to condemn violent acts of religious persecution and seek a peaceful resolution to the conflicts in Syria.

Version: CSHJR 32(STA)
Status: (S) RLS : 2014-04-11




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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