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Representative Mark Neuman  (R-10, Big Lake)

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 513
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-2679
Fax: 907-465-4822

Interim Info:

600 E. Railroad Ave.
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: 907-376-2679
Fax: 907-373-4745
Toll Free: 800-505-2678

Elected to the House:

2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012

Office Staff

Rex Shattuck
Chief of Staff
Legislative Assistant
907-465-2679
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-376-2679
Big Lake: May-Dec
Catherine Simpson
Constituent Relations
907-465-2679
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-376-2679
Big Lake: May-Dec
Cathy Tilton
Finance Aide
907-465-2679
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Committee Memberships

Member:
Vice-Chair, Finance
Finance Subcommittees:
Chair, Health & Social Services
Chair, Transportation & Public Facilities

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
August 12, 1959
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Residency:
Big Lake: 1981 - present
Occupation:
Small Business Owner
Legislator
Family:
Spouse - Adel
Children - Matthew, Amanda
Education:
Rice Lake High: 1977
Mat-Su College - Certification in RHVAC: 1988 - 1989
Alaska State House of Representatives:
Vice-Chair, Finance: 2011 - Present
Legislative Budget & Audit: 2008 - 2011
Co-Chair, Resources: 2009 - 2010
Vice-Chair, Labor & Commerce: 2007 - 2010
Joint Cook Inlet Salmon Task Force: 2007 - 2010
Economic Development, Trade & Tourism: 2005 - 2010
    Chair: 2005 - 2008
Rules: 2009 - 2010
Transportation: 2005 - 2008
    Vice-Chair: 2007 - 2008
Administrative Regulation Review: 2007 - 2008
Community & Regional Affairs: 2005 - 2008
Oil & Gas: 2007 - 2008
Chair, Education: 2005 - 2006
School District Costs Task Force: 2005 - 2006
Finance Subcommittee:
   - Chair, Department of Transportation & Public Facilities: 2013 - Present
   - Chair, Department of Health & Social Services: 2013 - Present
   - Chair, Department of Administration: 2011 - 2012
   - Chair, Department of Labor & Workforce Development: 2011 - 2012
   - University of Alaska: 2005 - 2006, 2011 - present
   - Commerce, Community & Economic Development: 2007 - 2010
   - Corrections: 2007 - 2010
   - Fish & Game: 2009 - 2010
   - Natural Resources: 2007 - 2010
   - Education & Early Development: 2007 - 2008
   - Public Safety: 2005 - 2006
   - Law: 2005 - 2006
Other Political and Government Positions:
Delegate, 2004 Conference of Alaskans
NCSL Western Conference Committee Member
NCSL Agriculture, Environment & Energy Committee Member
National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses, Vice Chair of National Executive Committee
National Rifle Association Life Member
Cook Inlet Salmon Task Force Member
Business and Professional Positions:
Owner Operator, Heirloom Wood Crafters
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Alaska Outdoor Council
Antique Power Club of Alaska
Big Lake Chamber of Commerce
Big Lake Lions Club
Matanuska Valley Sportsman Association
National Rifle Association
Susitna Rotary (Houston)
Willow Chamber of Commerce
Special Interests:
Hunting, fishing, gardening, cooking, working on vintage machines, snowmobiles, and NASCAR

Personal Legislation

HB 8 - Big Game Guide Concessions
Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson, Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act requiring legislative approval for the Department of Natural Resources to implement a hunting guide concession program or otherwise limit the number of individuals authorized to conduct big game commercial guiding on state land.

Version: SSHB 8
Status: (H) RES : 2013-02-18




HB 23 - Knik Arm Crossing
Signed Into Law! Chapter 51 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman, Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act relating to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; relating to the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority; relating to construction of the Knik Arm bridge and appurtenant facilities; relating to toll bridge revenue bonds; establishing the Knik Arm construction fund, the toll bridge revenue fund, the toll bridge revenue bond redemption fund, and the toll bridge revenue bond reserve fund; relating to powers and duties of the state bond committee; and providing for an effective date.

Version: FCCS HB 23
Status: Chapter 51 SLA 14 : 2014-06-20




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 33 - Knives, Gravity Knives, & Switchblades
Signed Into Law! Chapter 54 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act amending certain provisions of criminal law prohibiting the manufacture, sale, transfer, or possession of switchblades and gravity knives; adding definitions of 'gravity knife' and 'switchblade' to the criminal law; and reserving to the state, with limited exceptions for municipalities, the authority to regulate knives.

Version: SCS HB 33(JUD)
Status: Chapter 54 SLA 13 : 2013-06-20




HB 98 - Salmon Escapement Goals
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act relating to escapement thresholds and escapement goals for certain salmon stocks.

Status: (H) FSH : 2013-02-01




HB 150 - Technical/Vocational Education Program
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act extending the unemployment contributions for the Alaska technical and vocational education program.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-04-06




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



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 19 - Permanent Motor Vehicle Registration/Trailers
Signed Into Law! Chapter 50 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze, Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to permanent motor vehicle registration in the unorganized borough and in a municipality that has elected to allow permanent registration; relating to the registration fee for noncommercial trailers and to the motor vehicle tax for trailers; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 19(RLS)(EFD AM)
Status: Chapter 50 SLA 14 : 2014-06-20




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 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 112 - Repeal Film Production Tax Credit
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze

An Act repealing the film production tax credit; providing for an effective date by repealing the effective dates of secs. 31 - 33, ch. 51, SLA 2012; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) RLS : 2014-03-12




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 161 - Auctions For Big Game Harvest Permits
Signed Into Law! Chapter 47 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to auctions or raffles for big game harvest permits and to the selection of nonprofit organizations to conduct auctions and raffles for the Department of Fish and Game.

Version: SCS CSHB 161(RES) AM S
Status: Chapter 47 SLA 14 : 2014-06-20




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 220 - Secondary School Exit Exam; Perf Report
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Higgins, Rep. Millett, Rep. Gara, Rep. Gattis, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Thompson

An Act repealing the secondary student competency examination and related requirements; relating to an annual performance report to the legislature by the Department of Education and Early Development; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 220(FIN)
Status: (S) FIN : 2014-03-26




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 255 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Hughes, Rep. Higgins, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Pruitt

An Act relating to unmanned aircraft systems; and relating to images captured by an unmanned aircraft system.

Version: CSHB 255(JUD)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-23




HCR 1 - State Food Resource Development Group
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 1
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze

Relating to the establishment and operation of a state food resource development working group.

Version: CSHCR 1(EDT)
Status: Legis Resolve 1 : 2013-06-28




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 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 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 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 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



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