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Representative Charisse Millett  R-25, Anchorage

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 204
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-3879
Fax: 907-465-2069

Interim Info:

716 W 4th Avenue, Suite 390
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: 907-269-0222
Fax: 907-269-0223
Toll Free: 888-269-3879

Elected to the House:

2008, 2010, 2012, 2014

Leadership Positions:

Majority Leader: 2015- 2016

Office Staff

Jeff Turner
907-465-3879
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-269-0222
Anchorage: May-Dec
Grace Abbott
907-465-3879
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-269-0222
Anchorage: May-Dec
Pamela Marquez
907-465-3879
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
February 11th, 1964 in Juneau, Alaska
Residency:
Juneau: 1964-1966
Fairbanks: 1967-1969
Anchorage: 1970-Current
Occupation:
Airline Employee/Management: 1981-2005
Legislative/Administration Staff: 2005-2007
Commercial Fisher: 1992-Current
Family:
Children: Zachery, Ashley, Zane
Education:
A.J. Dimond High School: 1978-1981
University of Alaska, Anchorage: 1981-1983
Other Political and Government Positions:
Abbott Loop Community Council, Past Vice-president
ASD Minority Educations Concerns Advisory Committee, Past Member
Legislative Aide
Special Assistant, Legislative Liaison
Department of Administration, Special Assistant for Communications
District 30 Republicans, Past Chair
Business and Professional Positions:
The Alliance, Member
Resource Development Council, Member
National Rifle Association, Past Board Member
Arctic Winter Games, Past Board Member
Valdez, Kenai, Soldotna, and Homer Chamber of Commerce, Past Member
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
American Red Cross Alaska, Board Member
Blood Bank of Alaska, Donor
Special Interests:
Hunting, Sport Fishing, Travel, Family, Running, Camping & Boating

Personal Legislation

HB 35 - March 27: Great Alaska Earthquake Day
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act establishing March 27 as Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.

Version: CSHB 35(STA)
Status: (S) STA : 2015-02-23



HB 44 - Sexual Abuse/Assault Prevention Programs
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

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

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



HB 58 - Eligibility For AK Energy Effic Loans
Sponsored by Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act making an entity that is exempt from federal taxation under 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) (Internal Revenue Code) and a federally recognized tribe eligible for a loan from the Alaska energy efficiency revolving loan fund; and relating to loans from the Alaska energy efficiency revolving loan fund.

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



HB 66 - Ins. For Dependents Of Deceased Teachers
Sponsored 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 69 - Board Of Child Custody Investig.; Courts
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to child custody investigators; establishing the Board of Child Custody Investigators in the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development; and amending Rule 90.6, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.

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



HB 76 - Gov Council On Disabilities/Special Ed
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to the Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education.

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



HB 90 - Peace Officer/Firefighter Retirement
Sponsored 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 125 - Restrictions On Sale Of Dextromethorphan
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to the sale of products containing dextromethorphan; relating to the regulation of dextromethorphan by municipalities; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) JUD : 2015-02-25



HJR 6 - Federal Contamination Of ANCSA Lands
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.

Status: (H) RLS : 2015-03-02


Co-Sponsored Legislation

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

An Act declaring the Arctic policy of the state.

Version: CSHB 1(EDA) AM
Status: (S) Await Next Com. : 2015-03-03



HB 4 - Automated External Defibrillator
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson

An Act relating to automated external defibrillators.

Status: (S) HSS : 2015-02-13



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) FIN : 2015-02-27



HB 39 - Publ Empl Health Ins; Wellness Committee
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act establishing the Advisory Committee on Wellness; and relating to the administration of state group health insurance policies.

Status: (H) FIN : 2015-02-06



HB 43 - Jan 9: AK Law Enforcement Officers' Day
Passed House!
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: (S) Await Next Com. : 2015-03-03



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
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn, Rep. Matt Claman

An Act establishing Alaska Firefighters' Day.

Status: Transmitted To (S) : 2015-03-02



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



HB 81 - Exemption: Licensing Of Contractors
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton

An Act relating to an exemption from the regulation of construction contractors.

Status: (H) FIN : 2015-02-23



HB 93 - Probation And Parole: Work, Travel Accom.
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton

An Act relating to the duties of probation officers; and relating to conditions of parole.

Version: CSHB 93(STA)
Status: (S) STA : 2015-03-02



HB 113 - Pers Credit/Workers Compensation Police & Fire
Sponsored by Rep. Andrew Josephson

An Act relating to accrual of service in the public employees' retirement system by a peace officer or firefighter while the peace officer or firefighter is unable to work and is receiving workers' compensation benefits; and requiring the state to make certain contributions under the defined contribution plan of the public employees' retirement system for a peace officer or firefighter who is unable to work and is receiving workers' compensation benefits.

Status: (H) L&C : 2015-02-18



HB 115 - AK Sovereignty;us Transfer Land To Alaska
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act relating to the transfer of public land from the federal government to the state and to the disposal of that land; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) Await Next Com. : 2015-03-03



HB 132 - Agdc Support Of Natural Gas Projects
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act relating to the support of the Alaska liquefied natural gas project by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation.

Status: (H) RES : 2015-03-02



HCR 2 - Jan 24
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

Designating January 24 - 30, 2016, as Alaska School Choice Week.

Version: CSHCR 2(EDC)
Status: (S) EDC : 2015-02-25



HCR 4 - Us Countermand Convention Delegates
Sponsored 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) STA : 2015-02-11



HJR 2 - Constitutional Am.: Permanent Fund Per. Of Mrkt. Value
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Hawker

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to and limiting appropriations from the Alaska permanent fund based on an averaged percent of the fund market value.

Version: SSHJR 2
Status: (H) STA : 2015-01-30



HJR 4 - Offshore Oil & Gas Revenue Sharing
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: (H) Calendar 3/4 : 2015-03-03



HJR 5 - Recognize Academy Of Model Aeronautics
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Recognizing the Academy of Model Aeronautics for establishing safety guidelines and best practices.

Version: CSHJR 5(TRA) AM
Status: (S) TRA : 2015-02-23



HJR 7 - Oppose Aleutian National Marine Sanctuary
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

Opposing the proposed designation of an Aleutian Islands National Marine Sanctuary.

Status: (H) Calendar 3/4 : 2015-03-03



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) RES : 2015-02-20



HJR 9 - Endorsing ANWR Leasing; Related Issues
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
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: Await Transmit To Governor : 2015-02-27



HJR 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness Designation
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
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: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-02



HJR 13 - Retain Army Forces In Alaska
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: Await (H) Concurrence : 2015-03-02



HJR 14 - Call For Us Countermand Convention
Sponsored 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) STA : 2015-02-11


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