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Representative Bob Lynn  (R-23, 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

Office Staff

Nancy Manly
Chief of Staff
907-465-2794
Juneau: Jan-Dec
 
Joanna Lewis
Legislative Aide
907-465-4931
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-269-0205
Anchorage: May-Dec
Nick Lewis
Legislative Aide
907-465-4965
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Committee Memberships

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 1 - Duration Of Driver's License
Signed Into Law! Chapter 1 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn, Rep. Hawker, Rep. Chenault, Rep. Johnson

An Act relating to issuance of drivers' licenses.

Version: CSHB 1(STA) AM
Status: Chapter 1 SLA 14 : 2014-03-25




HB 2 - Certain Candidate Info Is Public Record
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act requiring that all information in a declaration of candidacy, letter of intent, or nominating petition for a candidate for elective state executive and state and national legislative office is open to public inspection.

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




HB 3 - Photo Identification Voting Requirement
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn, Rep. Wes Keller

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

Status: (H) RLS : 2013-04-10




HB 20 - Elections Poll Watchers Counting Review
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act requiring that poll watchers and members of the state ballot counting review board be registered to vote in the state.

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




HB 24 - Self Defense
Signed Into Law! Chapter 51 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Neuman, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Lynn, Rep. Feige

An Act relating to self-defense in any place where a person has a right to be.

Version: CSHB 24(JUD)
Status: Chapter 51 SLA 13 : 2013-06-20




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 55 - Authorize Firearms For School Personnel
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn, Rep. LeDoux, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Wilson

An Act allowing school districts and private schools to adopt a policy authorizing one or more permanent employees to possess one or more firearms on school grounds under certain conditions.

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




HB 62 - Electric/Telephone Coops: Board Terms
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act relating to the term of office of directors of telephone or electric cooperatives.

Status: (H) L&C : 2013-01-16




HB 153 - Naming Walter J. Hickel Parkway
Signed Into Law! Chapter 67 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act designating Minnesota Drive and a portion of O'Malley Road in Anchorage the Walter J. Hickel Parkway.

Version: CSHB 153(TRA)
Status: Chapter 67 SLA 13 : 2013-07-10




HB 218 - Sentencing;aggravator/Deportation Status
Signed Into Law! Chapter 56 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Chenault, Rep. Millett, Rep. Herron, Rep. Lynn

An Act relating to the aggravating factor at felony sentencing of multiple prior misdemeanors when a prior misdemeanor involves an assault on a correctional employee; providing that deportation is not a proper factor for referral of a case to a three-judge panel for sentencing for a felony; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 218(JUD)
Status: Chapter 56 SLA 14 : 2014-06-23




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 354 - 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 : 2014-02-26




HJR 20 - Medical Device Tax
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 47
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

Urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.

Status: Legis Resolve 47 : 2014-07-25




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



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 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 32 - Lines Of Business On Business License
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
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: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-25




HB 36 - Exempt Discharges From Use Of Munitions
Signed Into Law! Chapter 5 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson

An Act exempting certain federal agencies or military services firing or using munitions on active ranges from prior authorization requirements of the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Status: Chapter 5 SLA 13 : 2013-04-09




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 46 - Waive CDL Skill Test For Certain Veterans
Signed Into Law! Chapter 27 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

An Act relating to regulations adopted by the Department of Administration waiving the commercial motor vehicle driving skills test for certain drivers with military commercial motor vehicle experience.

Status: Chapter 27 SLA 13 : 2013-06-02




HB 47 - Injunction Security: Industrial Operation
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
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: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-25




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 59 - Missing Vulnerable Adult Response Plan
Signed Into Law! Chapter 71 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act relating to missing vulnerable adult prompt response and notification plans.

Version: SCS CSHB 59(STA)
Status: Chapter 71 SLA 13 : 2013-07-10




HB 60 - Uniform Real Property Transfers On Death
Signed Into Law! Chapter 10 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act adopting and relating to the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act; relating to establishing the law governing certain trusts; and relating to disclaimers of property interests.

Version: CSHB 60(JUD)
Status: Chapter 10 SLA 14 : 2014-04-22




HB 67 - Vietnam Veterans Day
Signed Into Law! Chapter 3 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act establishing March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans Day; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 67(MLV)
Status: Chapter 3 SLA 13 : 2013-03-27




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 84 - Military Training Credit/Temp. License
Signed Into Law! Chapter 28 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

An Act relating to applying military education, training, and service credit to occupational licensing and certain postsecondary education and employment training requirements; providing for a temporary occupational license for qualified military service members; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 84(FIN)(EFD AM S)
Status: Chapter 28 SLA 13 : 2013-06-02




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
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 123 - Dedicated Transport Fund/Pub Transport
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

An Act relating to the transportation infrastructure fund, to local public transportation, to the municipal harbor facility grant fund, to motor fuel taxes, to the motor vehicle registration fee, to driver's license fees, to identification card fees, to the studded tire tax, to the vehicle rental tax, and to other fees and taxes related to motor vehicles; creating the Alaska Transportation Panel; and providing for an effective date.

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




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 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 147 - Extend Autism Early Diagnosis Task Force
Signed Into Law! Chapter 35 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

An Act extending the reporting date for and the termination date of the Comprehensive Autism Early Diagnosis and Treatment Task Force; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Chapter 35 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 149 - Workers' Comp For State Firefighters
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

An Act making firefighters employed by the state eligible for the presumption of coverage under workers' compensation for disability due to certain diseases.

Status: (H) L&C : 2013-03-01




HB 164 - Property Tax Exemption/Military Widow(er)
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act authorizing municipalities to exempt from taxation, by ordinance approved by the voters in the municipality, the real property that is the primary residence of a resident who is at least 60 years of age and the widow or widower of a person who was killed while in the military service of the United States; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) CRA : 2013-03-25




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 176 - Experimental Vehicle Plates
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to experimental vehicles.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-03-27




HB 180 - Military Youth Academy
Signed Into Law! Chapter 72 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson

An Act relating to the Alaska Challenge Youth Academy; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Chapter 72 SLA 13 : 2013-07-11




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 205 - Traffic Offenses: Fines/School Zones
Sponsored by Rep. Neal Foster

An Act relating to traffic offenses committed in a school zone; and prohibiting changing lanes in a school zone.

Version: SSHB 205
Status: (H) JUD : 2013-04-12




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 217 - Dr. Walter Soboleff Day
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Muñoz, Rep. Kerttula

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

Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-25




HB 223 - Municipal Tax Exemption: Mil. Facility Zone
Signed Into Law! Chapter 57 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Thompson, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Saddler, Rep. Tarr

An Act authorizing municipalities to exempt or partially exempt for up to 10 years property in a military facility zone that creates or supports industry, development, or educational or training opportunities.

Status: Chapter 57 SLA 14 : 2014-07-07




HB 247 - Peace Officer/Firefighter Retirement
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes, Rep. Charisse Millett, Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

An Act relating to the Protective Occupation Retirement Council; relating to participation of certain employees in the defined benefit and defined contribution plans of the public employees' retirement system; and providing for an effective date.

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




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




HB 263 - Extend Senior Benefits Payment Program
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Hawker

An Act extending the Alaska senior benefits payment program.

Version: SCS CSHB 263(FIN)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-21




HB 271 - Appropriation: Railroad Feasibility Study
Sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson

An Act making a special appropriation to the University of Alaska Fairbanks for a study of the feasibility of constructing a railroad between Fairbanks and Deadhorse; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) TRA : 2014-01-22




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 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 335 - Reg. Of Firearms/Knives By University
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

An Act relating to the regulation of firearms and knives by the University of Alaska.

Status: (H) JUD : 2014-02-24




HB 357 - Access To Club's Licensed Premises
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

An Act relating to the purchase of alcoholic beverages at a club and to access by certain persons under 21 years of age to a club's licensed premises when alcoholic beverages are present.

Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-23




HB 369 - Drug Overdose: Immunity From Prosecution
Signed Into Law! Chapter 72 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lance Pruitt

An Act relating to restrictions on the criminal prosecution for certain offenses for a person who seeks medical assistance for a person experiencing a drug overdose.

Version: SCS CSHB 369(JUD)
Status: Chapter 72 SLA 14 : 2014-07-10




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 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 16 - February Public Education Month
Sponsored by Rep. Harriet Drummond

Proclaiming February to be Public Education Month.

Status: (H) EDC : 2014-02-03




HCR 18 - Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
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: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-01




HCR 21 - Child Abuse Prevention Month
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 36
Sponsored by Rep. Geran Tarr

Proclaiming April 2014 as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Status: Legis Resolve 36 : 2014-04-17




HJR 1 - Constitutional Am.: Education Funding
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to state aid for education.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-02-28




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 11 - Commem. Anniversary Of Reagan SDI Speech
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 10
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

Commemorating the 30th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan's address to the nation concerning the Strategic Defense Initiative, recognizing the strategic importance of Alaska in the missile interceptor defense system, and urging the United States to deploy the number of ground-based interceptors originally intended at Fort Greely.

Version: CSHJR 11(MLV)
Status: Legis Resolve 10 : 2013-06-14




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 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 25 - Veterans: Agent Orange, Toxin Exposure
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 69
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

Urging the United States Congress to restore the presumption of a service connection for Agent Orange exposure to United States Veterans who served in the waters defined by and in the airspace over the combat zone in Vietnam; and urging the United States Congress to pass the Toxic Exposure Research and Military Family Support Act of 2013 and to establish a national center for the diagnosis, treatment, and research of health conditions of descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances.

Version: SCS CSHJR 25(STA)
Status: Legis Resolve 69 : 2014-07-10




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
Passed Legislature! Transmitted 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: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-01




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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