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House Majority Whip Peggy Wilson  (R-33, Wrangell)

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 406
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-3824
Fax: 907-465-3175
Toll Free: 800-686-3824

Interim Info:

PO Box 109
Wrangell, AK 99929
P: 907-874-3088/F: 874-3055
The White Cliff Building
1900 First Avenue Suite 310
Ketchikan, AK 99901
P: 907-247-4672/F: 225-8546

Elected to the House:

2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012

Leadership Positions:

Majority Whip: 2011 - present

Office Staff

Rebecca Rooney
Chief of Staff
907-465-4858
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-874-3088
Wrangell: May-Dec
Arthur Martin
907-465-3824
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
September 8, 1945
Anamosa, Iowa
Residency:
1993 - present
Wrangell: 1997 - present
Tok: 1993 - 1997
Occupation:
Registered Nurse
Family:
Husband - Woody
Children: Tad, Gina and Chris
Grandchildren: 8
Great Grandchildren: 4
Education:
High School: Manchester, Iowa: 1960 - 1964
Kirkwood Community College: 1969 - 1973
   - Associate Degree in Science
   - Associate Degree in Registered Nursing
University of Alaska
   - EMT Training, Continuing Education
University of Chapel Hill
   - Nationally Certified School Nurse
Alaska State House of Representatives:
Health, Education, & Social Services:
   member: 2001 - 2008
   Vice-Chair: 2001 - 2002
   Chair: 2003 - 2008
Special Committee on Education: 2001 - 2006
Education Committee: 2010 - present
House Special Committee on Fisheries: 2001 - 2008
   Co-Chair: 2001 - 2002
   Vice-Chair: 2003 - 2004
Judiciary Committee: 2007
Legislative Council Committee: 2007 - present
Resources Committee: 2007 - present
   Vice-Chair: 2011 - present
House Special Committee on Ways & Means:2003 - 2008
   Vice-Chair: 2005 - 2006
State Affairs: 2001 - 2002, 2009 - present
Transportation: 2001 - 2002, 2009 - present
   Chair: 2009 - present
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Education & Early Development: 2001 - present
   - Commununity & Economic Development: 2013 - present
   - Corrections: 2011 - present
   - Environmental Conservation: 2013-present
   - Health & Social Services: 2001 - 2008
   - Labor & Workforce Development: 2005 - 2010
   - Fish & Game: 2003 - 2004
   - Transportation & Public Facilities: 2001 - 2002, 2009 - 2012
Southeast Caucus: 2003 - 2006
Fish Caucus: 2001
Children's Caucus: 2001 - 2008
School District Cost Task Force: 2005 - 2006, 2009
Fiscal Policy Caucus: 2001 - 2002
Resources Caucus: 2009
Bush Caucus
Majority Caucus
Majority Whip: 2011 - present
Other Political and Government Positions:
North Carolina House of Representatives: 1989 - 1993
   - NCSL Article about Legislators who have served in more than one state
Women's Legislative Network of NCSL: 2003 - present
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
   - NCSL Fiscal Policy Committee: 2001 - 2006
   - NCSL Energy, Agriculture & Transportation Vice-Chair 2010-present
Pacific Northwest Economic Region Boardmember (PNWER): 2001 - present
Council of State Governments: 1990 - 1993, 2006 - present
   - Education Committee Member, CSG West
Western Legislative Forestry Task Force (WLFTF): 2001- 2004
Wrangell/Petersburg Resource Advisory Committee (RAC): 2002 - present
Alaska Comprehensive Center Advisory Board: 2006 - present
Alaska-Canada Electrical Intertie Steering Committee: 2006 - present
U.S. Coastal States Caucus: 2009 - present
Southeast Alaska Conference: 2001 - present
Business and Professional Positions:
Former Positions:
   - EMT, Tok Area Emergency Management Service
   - EMT I & II instructor
   - Emergency Room Nurse
   - School Nurse
   - Store Front Business Owner
   - General Manager for a life insurance company
   - Dairy Farmer
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Ketchikan Area Arts & Humanities
Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce
Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
Sitka Chamber of Commerce
Wrangell Chamber of Commerce
Other:
Representative Wilson is the only woman to have served in two different State Legislatures.
   - Source: Center For American Women and Politics
   - Gilda Morales/Program Coordinator, Information Services
Special Interests:
Reading, Grandchildren, Traveling, Hunting, Boating, Church, Volunteer Work

Personal Legislation

HB 21 - Four-Day School Week
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson, Rep. Tammie Wilson, Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins

An Act relating to the length of a school week; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) RLS : 2014-04-01




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 108 - Surcharge On Fines/Elec. Citation Fund
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

An Act relating to electronic citations; creating the electronic citation fund; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-04-13




HB 122 - Transport. Infrastructure Fund Appropriation
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

An Act making a special appropriation to the transportation infrastructure fund; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-02-15




HB 123 - Dedicated Transport Fund/Pub Transport
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

An Act relating to the transportation infrastructure fund, to local public transportation, to the municipal harbor facility grant fund, to motor fuel taxes, to the motor vehicle registration fee, to driver's license fees, to identification card fees, to the studded tire tax, to the vehicle rental tax, and to other fees and taxes related to motor vehicles; creating the Alaska Transportation Panel; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-03-20




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 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 293 - License Plates
Signed Into Law! Chapter 98 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

An Act relating to motor vehicle registration plates; relating to special registration plates for firefighters and emergency medical service providers; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 293(STA)
Status: Chapter 98 SLA 14 : 2014-07-25




HCR 13 - Suspend Uniform Rules For SB 83
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 22
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 83, relating to the corporation income tax; and relating to the computation of interest under the look-back method applicable to long- term contracts in the Internal Revenue Code.

Status: Legis Resolve 22 : 2013-06-14




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



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 5 - Board Of Architects, Engineers, Surveyors
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to the Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors and to the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-02-13




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 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 16 - Adult Public Assistance Eligibility
Sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller

An Act relating to citizenship requirements and an alcohol impairment and drug testing program for applicants for and recipients of specified cash assistance.

Status: (H) HSS : 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 27 - Student Count Estimates
Sponsored by Rep. Eric Feige, Rep. Mia Costello, Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to student counts, unreserved school operating fund balances, restrictions on school district money, and estimates for public school funding; and providing for an effective date.

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




HB 28 - Fire And Emergency Medical Services
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Eric Feige

An Act exempting solicitations or voluntary agreements to provide ambulance, emergency, or fire department services from regulation as insurance.

Status: (S) CRA : 2014-04-18




HB 29 - Injunction Security: Industrial Operation
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act requiring a party seeking a restraining order, preliminary injunction, or order vacating or staying the operation of a permit affecting an industrial operation to give security in an amount the court considers proper and requiring a court that determines the proper amount of the security to consider including an amount for the payment of wages and benefits for employees and payments to contractors and subcontractors that may be lost if the industrial operation is wrongfully enjoined.

Status: Withdrawn : 2013-01-30




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 34 - Federal Laws, Regulations & Exec. Orders
Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson

An Act making state compliance with a federal law, regulation, or presidential executive order contingent on receipt of certain information from the federal government.

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




HB 35 - Home Heating Conversion Loans
Sponsored by Rep. Wilson, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Higgins, Rep. Isaacson, Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins

An Act creating a low-interest loan program for homeowners who improve or replace their home heating systems; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-02-13




HB 44 - Advance Health Care Directives Registry
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes, Rep. Charisse Millett, Rep. Andrew Josephson

An Act relating to a registry for advance health care directives.

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




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 50 - Multi-Unit Housing: Commercial Use
Signed Into Law! Chapter 57 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Mia Costello

An Act authorizing the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation to allow certain commercial uses in a multi-unit residential housing development owned or financed by the corporation and limiting the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board's issuance of certain licenses to premises in the residential housing development.

Version: CSHB 50(FIN)
Status: Chapter 57 SLA 13 : 2013-06-26




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 56 - Passenger Vehicle Rental Tax
Signed Into Law! Chapter 8 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes, Rep. Tammie Wilson

An Act excluding motorcycles and motor-driven cycles from the passenger vehicle rental tax; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Chapter 8 SLA 13 : 2013-05-09




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 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 68 - Corporate Income Tax
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act relating to the computation of the tax on the taxable income of a corporation derived from sources within the state.

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




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 : 2014-03-25




HB 75 - Contribution From PFD: Audits; University
Signed Into Law! Chapter 106 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act amending certain audit requirements for entities receiving contributions from permanent fund dividends; requiring the three main campuses of the University of Alaska to apply to be included on the contribution list for contributions from permanent fund dividends; relating to notice provided on the electronic dividend application form; relating to administrative costs for administering the program of contributions from permanent fund dividends; relating to a coordination fee for entities that receive contributions from permanent fund dividends; and requiring the university to pay an application fee for each campus separately listed on the contribution list for contributions from permanent fund dividends.

Version: SCS CSHB 75(FIN)
Status: Chapter 106 SLA 14 : 2014-07-29




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 92 - Interference With Industrial Operations
Sponsored by Rep. Eric Feige

An Act relating to criminal mischief committed by interfering with an industrial operation.

Status: (H) JUD : 2013-01-30




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 134 - Medicaid Payment For Mediset Prescription
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Mia Costello

An Act requiring Medicaid payment for medication compliance packaging, delivery, and dispensing services of a prescription for specified recipients; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 134(HSS)
Status: (S) RLS : 2014-04-16




HB 138 - Layoff Notices For Tenured Teachers
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act extending the annual deadline by which employers are required to deliver layoff or nonretention notices to employees who are tenured teachers.

Status: (S) EDC : 2013-04-03




HB 143 - Commercial Fishing Crewmember Licenses
Signed Into Law! Chapter 68 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act relating to crewmember fishing licenses; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 143(FIN)
Status: Chapter 68 SLA 14 : 2014-07-08




HB 144 - Biometric Information For ID
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to biometric information.

Status: (H) STA : 2013-02-27




HB 146 - Proof Of Motor Vehicle Insurance
Signed Into Law! Chapter 24 SLA 13
Sponsored by Rep. Pete Higgins

An Act relating to proof of motor vehicle liability insurance; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 146(TRA)
Status: Chapter 24 SLA 13 : 2013-05-29




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 173 - Restrict Medicaid Payment For Abortions
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

An Act defining 'medically necessary abortion' for purposes of making payments under the state Medicaid program.

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




HB 176 - Experimental Vehicle Plates
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to experimental vehicles.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-03-27




HB 177 - Commercial Fishing Loans
Sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon

An Act relating to interest rates on loans from the commercial fishing revolving loan fund and the community quota entity revolving loan fund; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-02-05




HB 178 - Reclassifying Certain Drug Offenses
Sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson

An Act relating to certain crimes involving controlled substances; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) JUD : 2013-03-20




HB 190 - Credit For Secondary School Courses
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Seaton

An Act providing for course credit in secondary school based on demonstrated mastery of the subject.

Version: CSHB 190(EDC)
Status: (S) RLS : 2014-01-31




HB 192 - Payment Of Fishery Resource Landing Tax
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to the filing date for the final quarterly payment of, and to the assessment of penalties under, the fishery resource landing tax.

Status: (H) FIN : 2013-04-11




HB 197 - Literacy Program
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

An Act requiring the establishment of a reading program in school districts for grades kindergarten through three; providing for student retention in grade three; and providing for a report on the reading program and on student retention.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-04-11




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 211 - Employment Of Persons With Disabilities
Signed Into Law! Chapter 19 SLA 14
Sponsored by Rep. Millett, Rep. Gattis, Rep. Holmes, Rep. Hughes, Rep. LeDoux, Rep. Josephson

An Act relating to the education and employment of individuals with disabilities.

Version: SCS CSHB 211(L&C)
Status: Chapter 19 SLA 14 : 2014-05-29




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 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 232 - Disability Designation On Id/License
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to a voluntary disability designation on a state identification card and a driver's license; and relating to training in recognizing disabilities.

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




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 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 258 - Wrongful Death Of An Unborn Child
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, Rep. Shelley Hughes

An Act establishing a right of action for the death of an unborn child in certain circumstances.

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




HB 273 - Extending Council On Domestic Violence
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes

An Act extending the termination date of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) FIN : 2014-02-19




HB 300 - Air Ambulance Services
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Muñoz

An Act relating to air ambulance service providers, air ambulance membership agreements, and regulation of air ambulance service providers and air ambulance membership agreements by the division of insurance; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) L&C : 2014-02-05




HB 325 - Oil Spill Prevention Fund
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Muñoz

An Act increasing the balance of the oil and hazardous substance release prevention and response fund required to suspend the surcharge levied on oil produced in the state; increasing the amount of the surcharge levied on oil produced in the state that may be appropriated to the oil and hazardous substance release prevention account; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) RES : 2014-02-21




HB 341 - School Construction, Design & Funding
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to school construction and major maintenance funding; relating to school design standards.

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




HB 343 - State Buildings: Construction & Maint.
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to the construction, major rehabilitation, and deferred maintenance of state agency public buildings based on standardized designs; and providing for an effective date.

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




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




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




HCR 18 - Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 44
Sponsored by Rep. Shelley Hughes

Encouraging hospitals and birthing facilities in the state to participate in the Baby- Friendly Hospital Initiative and to support breastfeeding; and recognizing the benefits of breastfeeding.

Status: Legis Resolve 44 : 2014-07-28




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 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 9 - Mining/Processing Of Rare Earth Elements
Sponsored by Rep. Mia Costello

Supporting the continued and increased exploration, extraction, processing, and production of rare earth elements in the state; and urging the United States Congress to support efforts of the state to develop rare earth elements in the state for the benefit of the economic and national security of the United States.

Status: (H) RES : 2013-02-15




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 14 - Delay Implementing Affordable Care Act
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze

Requesting the United States Congress, the Governor, and the state's congressional delegation to take actions necessary to delay implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Version: SCS CSHJR 14(HSS) AM S
Status: Returned To (S) RLS : 2013-04-14




HJR 16 - National Ocean Policy
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

Relating to the National Ocean Council, the development of a national ocean policy, and coastal and marine spatial planning.

Version: CSHJR 16(RES) AM
Status: (S) RLS : 2013-04-12




HJR 19 - Base F-35 Aircraft At Eielson Or Jber
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 29
Sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson

Urging the Secretary of the United States Air Force, the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, and the Commander of the Pacific Air Forces to base F-35 aircraft assigned to the Pacific Air Forces at Eielson Air Force Base or Joint Base Elmendorf- Richardson.

Version: CSHJR 19(MLV) AM S
Status: Legis Resolve 29 : 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 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




HJR 30 - Izembek Land Exchange
Signed Into Law! Legis Resolve 38
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: Legis Resolve 38 : 2014-09-19




HR 5 - Federal Assessment Of 2012 Arctic Operations
Passed House! House Resolve 5
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Herron

Supporting full state participation alongside federal officials in the United States Department of the Interior's Expedited Assessment of 2012 Arctic Operations.

Status: (H) Resolve 5 : 2013-01-31



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