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Representative Kurt Olson  (R-29, Kenai)

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 24
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-2693
Fax: 907-465-3835

Interim Info:

145 Main Street Loop
Suite 221
Kenai AK, 99611
Phone: 907-283-2690
Fax: 907-283-2763

Elected to the House:

2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012

Office Staff

Konrad Jackson
907-465-4954
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-283-2690
Kenai: May-Dec
Anna Latham
907-465-4530
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 
Erika O'Sullivan
907-465-2693
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 
Laura Stidolph
907-465-2693
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
March 24, 1948
Sacramento, California
Residency:
Anchorage: 1977 - 1982
Kenai: 1982 - 1995
Soldotna: 1995 - present
Family:
Spouse - Barbara
Children - Madelyn, Valerie
Education:
Cupertino High School: 1966
California State University
   - B.A. 1977
Military:
USAF: 1967 - 1971; Honorable Discharge
Alaska State House of Representatives:
Chair, Labor & Commerce Committee: 2007 - present
Chair, Oil & Gas Committee: 2008
Co-chair, Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2005 - 2006
Vice-Chair, Oil & Gas Committee: 2007
Vice-Chair, Econ. Dev., Trade & Tourism: 2011 - 2012
Member, Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2007 - 2008
Member, Econ. Dev., Trade & Tourism: 2013 - present
Member, Resources Committee: 2005 - 2010
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Administration: 2005 - 2010
   - Court System: 2007 - 2008
   - Environmental Conservation: 2005 - 2010
   - Fish & Game: 2007 - 2010
   - Law: 2007 - 2008
   - Public Safety: 2007 - 2008
   - Revenue: 2007 - 2008
Other Political and Government Positions:
Soldotna City Council (2 years)
Central Emergency Services Service Area Board of Directors (elected 3 times, 8 years total, 3 as chair)
Business and Professional Positions:
Alaska Legislative Aide
Commercial Lines Insurance Broker
Custom Seafood Processor
The Kenai Peninsula Tourism Industry
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Rotary (Spenard, Kenai, and Soldotna)
Peninsula Winter Games Board of Directors
Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce (Board of Directors - Soldotna 5 years)
Kenai Wild Salmon Brand Board of Directors
Soldotna Elks Lodge
Special Interests:
Fishing, hiking, and photography

Personal Legislation

HB 6 - Pharmacy Audits
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act establishing procedures and guidelines for auditing pharmacy records; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) L&C : 2013-01-16




HB 7 - Practice Of Naturopathy
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act relating to the practice of naturopathy; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) L&C : 2013-01-16




HB 22 - Extend Board Of Marine Pilots
Signed Into Law! Chapter 39 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Marine Pilots; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 22(L&C)
Status: Chapter 39 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




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 57 - Entity Transactions Act
Signed Into Law! Chapter 60 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes, Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act adopting the Alaska Entity Transactions Act; relating to changing the form of entities, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, business trusts, and other organizations; amending Rule 79, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rules 602(b)(2), 602(c), and 605.5, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 57(JUD)
Status: Chapter 60 SLA 13 : 2013-06-26




HB 169 - RCA Regulation Of Telephone Directories
Signed Into Law! Chapter 64 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act relating to the authority of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska to regulate the production and distribution of telephone directories.

Version: CSHB 169(L&C)
Status: Chapter 64 SLA 14 : 2014-07-08




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 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




HB 250 - Medical Malpractice Actions
Signed Into Law! Chapter 62 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act making an expression of apology, sympathy, commiseration, compassion, or benevolence by a health care provider inadmissible in a medical malpractice case; requiring a health care provider to advise a patient or the patient's legal representative to seek legal advice before making an agreement with the patient to correct an unanticipated outcome of medical treatment or care; and amending Rules 402, 407, 408, 409, and 801, Alaska Rules of Evidence.

Version: CSHB 250(HSS) AM
Status: Chapter 62 SLA 14 : 2014-07-08




HB 251 - Affordable Care Act Navigators
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act relating to health care navigators.

Status: (H) HSS : 2014-01-21




HB 270 - Service Of Citations
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act relating to service of citations; amending Rule 3(f), Alaska Rules of Minor Offense Procedure; repealing Rule 3(g), Alaska Rules of Minor Offense Procedure; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) STA : 2014-01-22




HB 344 - Invasive Aquatic Plant Species Control
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act prohibiting the importation of, sale of, purchase of, or release into the water of the state of certain invasive aquatic plant species.

Status: (H) RES : 2014-02-26



Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 1 - Duration Of Driver's License
Signed Into Law! Chapter 1 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn, Rep. Hawker, Rep. Chenault, Rep. Johnson

An Act relating to issuance of drivers' licenses.

Version: CSHB 1(STA) AM
Status: Chapter 1 SLA 14 : 2014-03-25




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 9 - Secured Transactions And Funds Transfers
Signed Into Law! Chapter 64 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act relating to secured transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code and to the regulation of funds transfers, including remittance transfers, under the Uniform Commercial Code and federal law; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Chapter 64 SLA 13 : 2013-06-27




HB 15 - Commercial Motor Vehicle Requirements
Signed Into Law! Chapter 4 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller, Rep. Doug Isaacson

An Act relating to commercial motor vehicle requirements.

Status: Chapter 4 SLA 13 : 2013-04-09




HB 20 - Elections Poll Watchers Counting Review
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

An Act requiring that poll watchers and members of the state ballot counting review board be registered to vote in the state.

Status: (H) STA : 2013-01-16




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 32 - Lines Of Business On Business License
Signed Into Law! Chapter 110 SLA 14
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: Chapter 110 SLA 14 : 2014-07-31




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 40 - Municipal Tax Exemption: Farm Structures
Signed Into Law! Chapter 66 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act establishing a municipal tax exemption for certain farm structures.

Version: CSHB 40(CRA) AM S
Status: Chapter 66 SLA 13 : 2013-06-28




HB 45 - Electronic Bullying In Schools
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Costello, Rep. Gattis, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Josephson

An Act relating to harassment, intimidation, or bullying by students attending a public school in the state.

Status: (S) JUD : 2014-04-17




HB 46 - Waive CDL Skill Test For Certain Veterans
Signed Into Law! Chapter 27 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

An Act relating to regulations adopted by the Department of Administration waiving the commercial motor vehicle driving skills test for certain drivers with military commercial motor vehicle experience.

Status: Chapter 27 SLA 13 : 2013-06-02




HB 47 - Injunction Security: Industrial Operation
Signed Into Law! Chapter 111 SLA 14
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: Chapter 111 SLA 14 : 2014-08-04




HB 59 - Missing Vulnerable Adult Response Plan
Signed Into Law! Chapter 71 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act relating to missing vulnerable adult prompt response and notification plans.

Version: SCS CSHB 59(STA)
Status: Chapter 71 SLA 13 : 2013-07-10




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 71 - AK Regional Economic Assistance Program
Signed Into Law! Chapter 2 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act relating to a vessel-based commercial fisheries limited entry system for the Bering Sea hair crab fishery; requiring the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission to report biennially on the vessel-based limited entry fisheries system for the Bering Sea hair crab fishery; establishing the Alaska regional economic assistance program; requiring the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development to compile an annual report to the legislature regarding statewide and regional economic development projects and regional development organizations; and providing for an effective date.

Version: FCCS HB 71
Status: Chapter 2 SLA 14 : 2014-05-27




HB 83 - Federal Laws & Executive Orders
Signed Into Law! Chapter 53 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to certain federal statutes, regulations, presidential executive orders and actions, and secretarial orders and actions; relating to the duties of the attorney general; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 83(JUD)
Status: Chapter 53 SLA 13 : 2013-06-20




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 116 - Pers Credit For Military Service
Signed Into Law! Chapter 81 SLA 14
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: Chapter 81 SLA 14 : 2014-07-10




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 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 147 - Extend Autism Early Diagnosis Task Force
Signed Into Law! Chapter 35 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

An Act extending the reporting date for and the termination date of the Comprehensive Autism Early Diagnosis and Treatment Task Force; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Chapter 35 SLA 13 : 2013-06-03




HB 151 - School Grading Systems
Sponsored by Rep. Lora Reinbold

An Act establishing a public school and school district grading system for purposes of improving accountability and transparency; providing for Alaska strategic educators in public schools; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) EDC : 2013-03-01




HB 186 - Definition Of Police Officer
Signed Into Law! Chapter 61 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to police standards and amending the definition of 'police officer.'

Status: Chapter 61 SLA 13 : 2013-06-26




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 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 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 217 - Dr. Walter Soboleff Day
Signed Into Law! Chapter 109 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins, Rep. Wilson, Rep. Muñoz, Rep. Kerttula

An Act establishing November 14 each year as Dr. Walter Soboleff Day.

Status: Chapter 109 SLA 14 : 2014-07-30




HB 218 - Sentencing;aggravator/Deportation Status
Signed Into Law! Chapter 56 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Chenault, Rep. Millett, Rep. Herron, Rep. Lynn

An Act relating to the aggravating factor at felony sentencing of multiple prior misdemeanors when a prior misdemeanor involves an assault on a correctional employee; providing that deportation is not a proper factor for referral of a case to a three-judge panel for sentencing for a felony; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 218(JUD)
Status: Chapter 56 SLA 14 : 2014-06-23




HB 223 - Municipal Tax Exemption: Mil. Facility Zone
Signed Into Law! Chapter 57 SLA 14
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: Chapter 57 SLA 14 : 2014-07-07




HB 262 - Procurement Exemption: Pda, Opa
Signed Into Law! Chapter 79 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes

An Act exempting the Public Defender Agency and the office of public advocacy from certain provisions of the State Procurement Code; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Chapter 79 SLA 14 : 2014-07-10




HB 263 - Extend Senior Benefits Payment Program
Signed Into Law! Chapter 113 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Hawker

An Act extending the Alaska senior benefits payment program.

Version: SCS CSHB 263(FIN)
Status: Chapter 113 SLA 14 : 2014-08-06




HB 284 - Compact For A Balanced Budget
Signed Into Law! Chapter 12 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to an interstate compact on a balanced federal budget.

Status: Chapter 12 SLA 14 : 2014-04-22




HB 306 - Eval. Indirect Expenditures; Tax Credits
Signed Into Law! Chapter 61 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to the review and administration of tax credit programs; requiring the Department of Revenue to report indirect expenditures; relating to the duties of state agencies; requiring the legislative finance division to analyze certain indirect expenditures; relating to lapse dates for appropriations for capital projects; relating to lapse dates for capital budget grants; relating to capital expenditures; relating to unexpended balances of capital projects; repealing the capital projects funds; repealing the insurance tax education credit, the income tax education credit, the oil or gas producer education credit, the property tax education credit, the mining business education credit, the fisheries business education credit, the fisheries business tax credit for scholarship contributions, the fisheries business salmon product development tax credit, the fisheries business salmon utilization tax credit, the fisheries business landing tax credit for scholarship contributions, the fisheries resource landing tax credit for the fisheries resource harvested under the community development quota, the fisheries resource landing tax education credit, and the film production tax credit; providing for an effective date by repealing the effective dates in sec. 7, ch. 57, SLA 2003, the effective date in sec. 57, ch. 92, SLA 2010, and the effective dates in secs. 40 - 42, ch. 51, SLA 2012; and providing for an effective date.

Version: SCS CSHB 306(FIN) AM S
Status: Chapter 61 SLA 14 : 2014-07-07




HB 369 - Drug Overdose: Immunity From Prosecution
Signed Into Law! Chapter 72 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Lance Pruitt

An Act relating to restrictions on the criminal prosecution for certain offenses for a person who seeks medical assistance for a person experiencing a drug overdose.

Version: SCS CSHB 369(JUD)
Status: Chapter 72 SLA 14 : 2014-07-10




HCR 2 - Purple Heart State
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 4
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Proclaiming the state as a Purple Heart State to honor the service and sacrifice of our nation's men and women in uniform wounded or killed by the enemy while serving to protect the freedom enjoyed by all Americans.

Status: Legis Resolve 4 : 2013-06-02




HCR 21 - Child Abuse Prevention Month
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 36
Sponsored by Rep. Geran Tarr

Proclaiming April 2014 as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Status: Legis Resolve 36 : 2014-04-17




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 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 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 20 - Medical Device Tax
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 47
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Lynn

Urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.

Status: Legis Resolve 47 : 2014-07-25




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 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




HJR 30 - Izembek Land Exchange
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

Requesting that the federal government and the United States Secretary of the Interior reconsider the Izembek Land Exchange decision and approve the Izembek Land Exchange, allowing the residents of King Cove to have road access to the Cold Bay Airport for critical health and safety reasons and to improve the quality of their lives.

Version: HJR 30 AM
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2014-07-01



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  • @akshelleyhughes talks about the 1964 Great Alaska #Earthquake during this morning's press availability. Today marks the 50-year Anniversary, and Hughes is working with the AK Dept. of Military & Veterans Affairs Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness on their Ready Alaska initiative. #akleg

    akhoumaj: "@akshelleyhughes talks about the 1964 Great Alaska #Earthquake during this morning's press availability. Today marks the 50-year Anniversary, and Hughes is working with the AK Dept. of Military & Veterans Affairs Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness on their Ready Alaska initiative. #akleg"
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  • EPA Chief Gina McCarthy obviously didn't heed the wording attached to this pin. Courtesy Rep. Doug Isaacson of North Pole. #northpolepride #akleg #alaska

    akhoumaj: "EPA Chief Gina McCarthy obviously didn't heed the wording attached to this pin. Courtesy Rep. Doug Isaacson of North Pole. #northpolepride #akleg #alaska"
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