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Representative Benjamin Nageak  (D-40, Arctic)

Capitol Info:

State Capitol, Room 428
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-3473
Fax: 907-465-2827

Elected to the House:

2012

Office Staff

Kimberly Clark
907-465-3473
Juneau: Jan-Dec
 
Maridon Boario
907-465-3473
Juneau: Jan-Dec
 
Mary Schlosser
907-465-3473
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Personal Legislation

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 179 - Broadband Discounts For Schools
Sponsored by Rep. Benjamin Nageak

An Act providing for public school funding for telecommunications or Internet services.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-04-08




HB 216 - Official Languages Of The State
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins, Rep. Millett, Rep. Edgmon, Rep. Nageak, Rep. Herron

An Act adding the Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Alutiiq, Unangax, Dena'ina, Deg Xinag, Holikachuk, Koyukon, Upper Kuskokwim, Gwich'in, Tanana, Upper Tanana, Tanacross, Hän, Ahtna, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian languages as official languages of the state.

Version: CSHB 216(STA)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-20




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 328 - Board/Licensing Of Massage Therapists
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Benjamin Nageak

An Act establishing the Board of Massage Therapists; relating to the licensing of massage therapists; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 328(L&C)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-17



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 32 - Lines Of Business On Business License
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit 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: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-22




HB 47 - Injunction Security: Industrial Operation
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit 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: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-18




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 86 - Election Day Registration/Absentee Voting
Sponsored by Rep. Les Gara

An Act relating to voter registration and questioned ballots, and permitting a voter to register up to or on the day of an election.

Status: (H) STA : 2013-01-28




HB 87 - Special Education Service Agency
Signed Into Law! Chapter 23 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Pete Higgins

An Act relating to allocations to the special education service agency and extending the special education service agency; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CCS HB 87
Status: Chapter 23 SLA 13 : 2013-05-29




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 89 - Aquatic Invasive Species
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act relating to the rapid response to, and control of, aquatic invasive species and establishing the aquatic invasive species response fund.

Version: CSHB 89(FIN)
Status: (S) FIN : 2014-04-15




HB 116 - Pers Credit For Military Service
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
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: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-18




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 131 - Abandoned And Derelict Vessels
Signed Into Law! Chapter 65 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act relating to abandoned and derelict vessels.

Status: Chapter 65 SLA 13 : 2013-06-27




HB 139 - Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Sponsored by Rep. Andrew Josephson

An Act adding to the powers and duties of the State Commission for Human Rights; and relating to and prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

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




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 189 - Hazing
An Act relating to hazing.

Status: (H) JUD : 2014-03-31




HB 199 - VPSO Firearms
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

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

Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-04-16




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 223 - Municipal Tax Exemption: Mil. Facility Zone
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
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: Await Transmit To Governor : 2014-03-17




HB 233 - Sexual Abuse/Assault Prevention Programs
Sponsored by Rep. Tarr, Rep. Gara, Rep. Drummond, Rep. Josephson

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

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-03-28




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 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




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




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 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 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 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 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



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