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Representative Mark Neuman  R-8, 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, 2014

Leadership Positions:

Finance Co-Chair: 2015 - 2016

Office Staff

Rex Shattuck
Chief of Staff
907-465-2679
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-376-2679
Big Lake: May-Dec
Darrell Breese
Legislation & Constituents
907-465-2679
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-376-2679
Big Lake: May-Dec
Peter Ecklund
Operating Budget Coordinator
907-465-2679
Juneau: Jan-Dec
 
Joan Brown
Operating Budget Assistant
907-465-2679
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Committee Memberships

Chairmanships:
Co-Chair, Finance

Member:
Legislative Council
Alternate, Legislative Budget & Audit
Finance Subcommittees:
Chair, Fish & Game
Chair, Governor
Health & Social Services
Chair, Legislature

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 110 - Personal Use Fishing Priority
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act providing priority to personal use fisheries when fishing restrictions are implemented to achieve a management goal.

Status: (H) FSH : 2015-02-18



HB 358 - Fisheries Bycatch Tax
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act establishing a fisheries bycatch tax.

Status: (H) FSH : 2016-02-24



HB 359 - Governor: Regulation Notice To Legislature
Sponsored by Rep. Mark Neuman

An Act directing the governor to provide notice to the legislature regarding certain information related to regulations; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) STA : 2016-02-24



HJR 20 - Fish & Wildlife Management By States
Sponsored 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


Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 1 - State Arctic Policy
Signed 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 44 - Sex Abuse/ Assault/ Dating Viol Prev. Progs
Signed Into Law! Chapter 2 SSSLA 15
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to course mastery requirements; relating to the duties of the Department of Education and Early Development; relating to questionnaires administered in a public school; relating to the duties of school districts and regional educational attendance areas; relating to teacher certification requirements; relating to training for school employees and mandatory reporters of child abuse or neglect; relating to physical examinations for students; relating to sexual abuse and sexual assault awareness and prevention efforts in public schools; relating to dating violence and abuse awareness and prevention efforts in public schools; relating to national criminal history record check requirements for employees of child care facilities and residential child care facilities; relating to mandatory reporters of child abuse or neglect; repealing the requirement for secondary students to take college and career readiness assessments; establishing the Alaska Safe Children's Act Task Force; relating to suicide prevention training; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 44(FIN)
Status: Chapter 2 SSSLA 15 : 2015-07-09



HB 77 - Disability: ID/License And Training Requirements
Passed House!
Sponsored 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.

Version: CSHB 77(FIN)
Status: (S) RLS : 2016-04-14



HB 80 - Repeal College/Career Readiness Assess.
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act repealing the requirement for secondary students to take college and career readiness assessments.

Status: (S) EDC : 2015-04-19



HB 100 - Urea/ Ammonia/ Gas-Liq Facility; Tax Credit
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act establishing a credit against the net income tax for an in-state processing facility that manufactures urea, ammonia, or gas-to-liquid products; relating to establishing the value of the state's royalty share of gas production based on contracts with certain in-state processing facilities that manufacture urea, ammonia, or gas-to-liquid products; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 100(FIN) AM S
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2016-04-17



HB 107 - Board Of Regents Regional Residency Qualif.
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to the composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska.

Version: CSHB 107(EDC) AM
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2016-04-16



HB 115 - AK Sovereignty;US Transfer Land To Alaska
Passed 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 213 - Restrict Access St. Land;findings;notice
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton

An Act requiring the commissioner of natural resources to make specific, detailed written findings before restricting or prohibiting a traditional means of access to state land, water, or land and water for a traditional outdoor activity; and requiring certain public notice of a proposed restriction or prohibition of a traditional means of access to state land, water, or land and water for a traditional outdoor activity.

Status: (H) RES : 2016-01-19



HB 319 - Snowmobile Registration Fees
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton

An Act relating to registration fees for snowmobiles and off-highway vehicles.

Status: (H) RLS : 2016-04-06



HCR 2 - Jan 24
Signed 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



HJR 6 - Federal Contamination Of ANCSA Lands
Signed 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 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness Designation
Signed 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 Alaska
Signed 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 17 - Fed Ammunition Ban; Manufacture Firearms
Sponsored 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 18 - Limit Declaration Of National Monuments
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 19
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Urging the United States Congress to pass the Improved National Monument Designation Process Act.

Version: SCS CSHJR 18(RES)
Status: Legis Resolve 19 : 2015-09-01



HJR 26 - Constitutional Am.: Elected Attorney General
Sponsored by Rep. Craig Johnson

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the office of attorney general.

Status: (H) JUD : 2015-04-19



HR 6 - Max F. Gruenberg Jr. Committee Room
Passed House! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

Dedicating the House Judiciary Committee Room of the Alaska State Capitol to the late Representative Max F. Gruenberg, Jr.

Version: HR 6 AM
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2016-02-26


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