Representative Bob Lynn R-26, Anchorage
Session Info:State Capitol, Room 108
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Interim Info:716 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Toll Free: 800-870-4931
Elected to the House:2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
|Date/Place of Birth:|
February 23, 1933
East Los Angeles, California
Spouse - Marlene Wagner Lynn
Children - Debra, Bob Jr., Robyn, Mary, Marla, John
Twenty grandchildren, two great grandchilden
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
Major, USAF Retired
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:|
Mayor Pro-Tem, Moreno Valley, California
|Service Organizations and Community Involvement:|
Alaska Outdoor Council
Air Force Association
Vietnam Veterans of America
National Breast Cancer Coalition
Anchorage Community Concert Band
HB 2 - Overtime Exemption For Student PracticumsSponsored 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 BenefitsSponsored 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 BallotsSponsored 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) FIN : 2015-02-11
HB 30 - Constitutional History CurriculumSponsored 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) FIN : 2015-02-27
HB 43 - Jan 9: AK Law Enforcement Officers' DaySigned Into Law! Chapter 1 SLA 15
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn, Rep. Talerico, Rep. Vazquez, Rep. Wool, Rep. Claman
An Act establishing Alaska Law Enforcement Officers' Day.
Version: CSHB 43(STA)
Status: Chapter 1 SLA 15 : 2015-04-03
HB 50 - Alaska Oil And Gas DaySponsored 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' DaySigned Into Law! Chapter 7 SLA 15
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn, Rep. Matt Claman
An Act establishing Alaska Firefighters' Day.
Version: SCS HB 56(STA)
Status: Chapter 7 SLA 15 : 2015-05-05
HB 57 - ID Requirements For Voting; WaiversSponsored 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 PlatesPassed House!
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 awarded for valor, Silver Star, Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Air Force Cross, Coast Guard Cross, and other awards reflecting valor; and providing for an effective date.
Version: CSHB 61(STA)
Status: (S) STA : 2015-04-09
HB 74 - Donated Leave By Certain Public EmployeesSponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn
An Act relating to the donation of leave by public employees.
Status: (H) STA : 2015-01-23
HB 175 - Establish Military Family DayPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn
An Act establishing November 1 as Military Family Day.
Status: (S) STA : 2016-01-27
HB 210 - Election Pamphlet StatementsSponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn
An Act relating to candidate statements and material submitted by political parties that are published in the state election pamphlet; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) STA : 2015-04-19
HB 231 - Extend Board Of ParoleSponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn
An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Parole; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) FIN : 2016-01-22
HB 243 - Crim. Conv. Overturned: Receive Past PFDSponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn
An Act relating to the permanent fund dividend; and relating to a permanent fund dividend for an individual whose conviction has been vacated, reversed, or dismissed or for an individual who has been pardoned because of innocence and wrongful conviction.
Status: (H) FIN : 2016-02-03
HB 1 - State Arctic PolicySigned Into Law! Chapter 10 SLA 15
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron
An Act declaring the Arctic policy of the state.
Version: SCS CSHB 1(STA)
Status: Chapter 10 SLA 15 : 2015-05-11
HB 6 - Priv Employer Voluntary Vet PreferencePassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Chris Tuck
An Act relating to a voluntary preference for veterans by private employers.
Version: CSHB 6(MLV)
Status: (S) RLS : 2015-04-17
HB 27 - Dhss Duties;cina; Foster Care; AdoptionSponsored by Rep. Les Gara
An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Health and Social Services; relating to hearings on and plans for permanent placement of a child in need of aid; relating to school placement and transportation for children in foster care; relating to foster care transition programs; relating to emergency and temporary placement of a child in need of aid; relating to the confidentiality of information regarding child protection; and amending Rule 17.2, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules of Procedure.
Version: SSHB 27
Status: (H) RLS : 2015-04-15
HB 35 - March 27: Great Alaska Earthquake DaySigned Into Law! Chapter 2 SLA 15
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett
An Act establishing March 27 as Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.
Version: CSHB 35(STA)
Status: Chapter 2 SLA 15 : 2015-04-18
HB 66 - Ins. For Dependents Of Deceased TeachersSponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett
An Act relating to providing medical insurance coverage under the Teachers' Retirement System of Alaska and the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) L&C : 2015-01-21
HB 77 - Disability: ID/License And Training RequirementsSponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson
An Act relating to training regarding disabilities for police officers, probation officers, parole officers, correctional officers, and village public safety officers; relating to guidelines for drivers when encountering or being stopped by a peace officer; relating to driver's license examinations; and relating to a voluntary disability designation on a state identification card and a driver's license.
Status: (H) FIN : 2015-04-07
HB 90 - Peace Officer/Firefighter RetirementSponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett
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 : 2015-01-30
HB 115 - AK Sovereignty;US Transfer Land To AlaskaPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault
An Act relating to the sovereignty of the state and the state's right to a credit or setoff for amounts or injuries inequitably or unlawfully caused or claimed by the federal government; requiring the United States to lift certain land orders and federal withdrawals; relating to the transfer of public land or interests in public land from the federal government to the state and to the disposal of that land or any interest in land; and providing for an effective date.
Version: CSHB 115(FIN)
Status: (S) JUD : 2016-02-05
HB 117 - Sexual Assault Examination KitsSponsored by Rep. Geran Tarr
An Act requiring a report on untested sexual assault examination kits; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) FIN : 2015-04-10
HB 147 - Animals: Protection/ Release/ CustodySponsored by Rep. Liz Vazquez
An Act relating to the investigation of cruelty to animals complaints; relating to the seizure of animals; relating to the destruction of animals; relating to a bond or security posted for the costs of care for an animal; relating to the inclusion of an animal in a protective order and the crimes and arrests for violating that protective order; and relating to the ownership of an animal upon divorce or dissolution of marriage.
Status: (H) JUD : 2015-03-16
HB 236 - Right To Refuse To Solemnize MarriageSponsored by Rep. David Talerico
An Act relating to marriage solemnization.
Status: (H) JUD : 2016-01-19
HB 280 - Teachers & Pub Employee Retirement PlansSponsored by Rep. Sam Kito
An Act relating to new defined benefit tiers in the public employees' retirement system and the teachers' retirement system; providing certain employees an opportunity to choose between the defined benefit and defined contribution plans of the public employees' retirement system and the teachers' retirement system; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) STA : 2016-01-29
HCR 2 - Jan 24Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 5
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis
Designating January 24 - 30, 2016, as Alaska School Choice Week.
Version: CSHCR 2(EDC)
Status: Legis Resolve 5 : 2015-09-01
HCR 4 - Us Countermand Convention DelegatesSponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes
Relating to the duties of delegates selected by the legislature to attend a convention of the states called under art. V, Constitution of the United States, to consider a countermand amendment to the Constitution of the United States; establishing as a joint committee of the legislature the Delegate Credential Committee and relating to the duties of the committee; providing for an oath for delegates and alternates to a countermand amendment convention; providing for a chair and assistant chair of the state's countermand amendment delegation; providing for the duties of the chair and assistant chair; providing instructions for the selection of a convention president; and providing specific language for the countermand amendment on which the state's convention delegates are authorized by the legislature to vote to approve.
Status: (H) FIN : 2015-04-09
HCR 10 - Maritime Workforce DevelopmentPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Louise Stutes
Supporting the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Industry Advisory Committee, the Alaska Workforce Investment Board, the Alaska Vocational Technical Education Center in Seward, and further efforts to carry out the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan.
Version: CSHCR 10(FSH)
Status: (S) RLS : 2015-04-17
HJR 5 - Recognize Academy Of Model AeronauticsSigned Into Law! Legis Resolve 13
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes
Recognizing the Academy of Model Aeronautics for establishing safety guidelines and best practices.
Version: CSHJR 5(TRA) AM
Status: Legis Resolve 13 : 2015-09-01
HJR 6 - Federal Contamination Of ANCSA LandsSigned Into Law! Legis Resolve 9
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.
Version: SCS HJR 6(RES)
Status: Legis Resolve 9 : 2015-09-01
HJR 8 - Feds Allow State To Make Energy ChoicesSponsored 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) RLS : 2015-03-11
HJR 9 - Endorsing ANWR Leasing; Related IssuesSigned Into Law! Legis Resolve 2
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: Legis Resolve 2 : 2015-09-01
HJR 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness DesignationSigned Into Law! Legis Resolve 1
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: Legis Resolve 1 : 2015-09-01
HJR 13 - Retain Army Forces In AlaskaSigned Into Law! Legis Resolve 4
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: Legis Resolve 4 : 2015-09-01
HJR 14 - Call For Us Countermand ConventionSponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes
Making application to the United States Congress to call a convention of the states to propose a countermand amendment to the Constitution of the United States as provided under art. V, Constitution of the United States; and urging the legislatures of the other 49 states to make the same application.
Status: (H) RLS : 2015-04-09
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
HJR 20 - Fish & Wildlife Management By StatesSponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman
Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to clarify and recognize each individual state's authority to manage the fish and wildlife within its borders.
Version: CSHJR 20(RES) AM
Status: Returned To (H) RLS : 2016-02-03
HJR 22 - Stewart-Hyder Border HoursPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Ortiz
Urging the Canada Border Services Agency to keep the border between Hyder, Alaska, and Stewart, British Columbia, open 24 hours a day.
Status: (S) RLS : 2015-04-18