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Representative Bob Lynn  (R-26, Anchorage)

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 108
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-4931
Fax: 907-465-4316

Interim Info:

716 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: 907-269-0205
Fax: 907-269-0207
Toll Free: 800-870-4931

Elected to the House:

2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014

Office Staff

Nancy Manly
Committee Aide
907-465-2794
Juneau: Jan-Dec
 
Joanna Lewis
Legislative Aide
907-465-4931
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-269-0205
Anchorage: May-Dec
Esther Mielke
907-465-4931
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
February 23, 1933
East Los Angeles, California
Family:
Spouse - Marlene Wagner Lynn
Children - Debra, Bob Jr., Robyn, Mary, Marla, John
Twenty grandchildren, two great grandchilden
Education:
Garfield High School (East Los Angeles California)
University of Arizona, B.A.
California State University Long Beach, M.A.
   - Educational Administration
Air University, ''Education with Industry''
   - (similar to MBA) relating to government procurement and contracts
University of California Riverside
University of Alaska
Military:
Major, USAF Retired
Vietnam Veteran
Bandsman (enlisted)
Fighter Interceptor Pilot
Air Defense Operations (including Kotzebue, Alaska)
Radar Site Commander, Vietnam
Inspector general, contracts and procurement
Seventeen awards and decorations, including Bronze Star and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.
Alaska State House of Representatives:
Chair, State Afffairs Committee: 2007 - 2008
Chair, Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee: 2005 - 2006
Member, Armed Services Committee: 2003 - 2008
Member, Economic Development, International Trade and Tourism Committee: 2005 - 2008
Member, Education Committee: 2005 - 2006
Member, Judiciary Committe: 2007 - 2008
Member, Labor and Commerce Committee: 2003 - 2006
Member, Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee: 2003 - 2004
Member, Resources Committee: 2003 - 2004
Member, State Affairs Committee: 2003 - 2006
Member, Majority Caucus 2003 - 2006
Other Political and Government Positions:
City Councilman
Mayor Pro-Tem, Moreno Valley, California
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Alaska Outdoor Council
MADD
Air Force Association
Vietnam Veterans of America
VFW
American Legion
National Breast Cancer Coalition
AMVET
Special Interests:
Church
Anchorage Community Concert Band
Family History
Photography

Personal Legislation

HB 2 - Overtime Exemption For Student Practicums
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act exempting certain unpaid students from the Alaska Wage and Hour Act.

Status: (H) L&C : 2015-01-21




HB 3 - Workers' Compensation Death Benefits
Sponsored by Rep. Andrew Josephson, Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act relating to a death benefit for health insurance payable to the widows, widowers, and children of police officers, firefighters, or emergency medical technicians who die because of work-related injuries.

Status: (H) L&C : 2015-01-21




HB 13 - Election Pamphlets And Absentee Ballots
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn, Rep. Les Gara

An Act requiring notice of the postage required to mail an absentee ballot on the envelope provided by the division of elections for returning an absentee ballot; and repealing the authority to include certain material from a political party in the election pamphlet.

Status: (H) STA : 2015-01-21




HB 30 - Constitutional History Curriculum
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller, Rep. Dan Saddler, Rep. Bob Lynn

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) EDC : 2015-01-21




HB 43 - AK Law Enforcement Officers' Day
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn, Rep. Talerico, Rep. Vazquez, Rep. Wool, Rep. Claman

An Act establishing Alaska Law Enforcement Officers' Day.

Status: (H) STA : 2015-01-21




HB 50 - Alaska Oil And Gas Day
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act establishing March 13 each year as Alaska Oil and Gas Day.

Status: (H) STA : 2015-01-21




HB 56 - Alaska Firefighters' Day
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn, Rep. Matt Claman

An Act establishing Alaska Firefighters' Day.

Status: (H) STA : 2015-01-21




HB 57 - Photo Identification Voting Requirement
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act relating to voter identification at the polls; and relating to the counting of absentee and questioned ballots.

Status: (H) STA : 2015-01-21




HB 61 - Military Meritorious Award License Plates
Sponsored by Rep. Gara, Rep. Gruenberg, Rep. Vazquez, Rep. Lynn, Rep. LeDoux

An Act relating to special motor vehicle registration plates for recipients of the Bronze Star, Silver Star, or other meritorious service awards; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) MLV : 2015-01-21




HB 74 - Donated Leave By Certain Public Employees
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act relating to the donation of leave by public employees.

Status: (H) STA : 2015-01-23



Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 1 - State Arctic Policy
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

An Act declaring the Arctic policy of the state.

Status: (H) EDA : 2015-01-21




HJR 8 - Feds Allow State To Make Energy Choices
Sponsored by Rep. David Talerico

Urging the federal government to empower the state to protect the state's access to affordable and reliable electrical generation.

Status: (H) ENE : 2015-01-23




HJR 9 - Endorsing ANWR Leasing
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.

Status: (H) RES : 2015-01-23



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