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Representative Alan Austerman
District 6 - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 434
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2487
Fax: (907) 465-4956

Click on the line below to send an e-mail message to Rep. Austerman

Representative_Alan_Austerman@Legis.state.ak.us

Interim:

112 Mill Bay Road
Kodiak, AK 99615
Phone: (907) 486-8872
Fax: (907) 486-5264 (at LIO)

Elected to the House 1994, 1996

Staff

Amy Daugherty 465-2487 or Amy_Daugherty@Legis.state.ak.us
Cliff Stone 465-2487 or Cliff_Stone@Legis.state.ak.us
Joanie Waller 465-2487 or Joanie_Waller@Legis.state.ak.us

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 5/23/43; Everett, WA
Occupation: Self Employed
Spouse: Ginny
Children: Carol, Dawn
Residency in Alaska: Lifelong; Kodiak
Education: High School - Kodiak High School, 1958-61
Military Service: Alaska National Guard, Sergeant (E-5), 7 years service
Political and Government Positions: Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, 1985-90, 1992-1994; KIB Parks & Recreation; City of Kodiak Personnel Board; Kodiak Island Transportation Committee; Kodiak Island School Budget Review Committee; Kodiak Community College Advisory Board; Kodiak Island Hospital Advisory Board.
Business and Professional Positions: Executive Director, Kodiak Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1993-1994; Commercial Fisherman; Police Officer, City of Kodiak; Union Longshoreman; Sporting Goods Store Manager; Hunting and Fishing Lodge Owner, 1985-90; Printing Shop Owner, 1975-88; Owner, Austerman's Office Supply, 1979-94; Newspaper Owner, Kadiak Times, 1976-83.
Service Organization(s) Membership: President/Board Member, Kodiak Jaycees; Co-Founder, Kodiak Rodeo Association; Chair, Ducks Unlimited; Co-Founder, Kodiak Alaska State Parks Advisory Committee; President/Board Member, Kodiak Chamber of Commerce; Elks Club; Pioneers of Alaska; NRA; Kodiak Island Sportsmen Association, and Rotary.
Special Interests:
Hunting, fishing, photography, mountain biking, hiking

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Letters to the Editor

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following Legislation

HB 13: Passed! Chapter 40 SLA 97 Relating to marine safety training and education programs.
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HB 19: Relating to licensing of sport fishing services operators and fishing guides.
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HB 27: Relating to participation in matters before the Board of Fisheries by members of the board.
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HB 35: Passed! Chapter 83 SLA 97 Extending the termination date of the Alaska Regional Economic Assistance Program.
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HB 89: An Act relating to the Shuyak Island State Park.
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HB 141: Passed! Chapter 97 SLA 97 An Act relating to a vessel permit moratorium for the Alaska weathervane scallop fishery; relating to management of the scallop fisheries; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 180: An Act relating to revocation of a minor's driver's license; and providing for an effective date. ~
HB 208: Passed! Chapter 107 SLA 97 An Act relating to the board of directors of the Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation.
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HB 287: An Act relating to the provision of electric utility service.
HB 310: Passed! Chapter 19 SLA 98 An Act relating to the utilization of groundfish; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 392: Passed! Chapter 37 SLA 98 An Act relating to access by the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of Fish and Game to confidential tax records for fisheries resources prepared or kept by the Department of Revenue under AS 43.75; relating to certain salmon products reports; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 411: Passed Legislature - Awaiting transmittal to the Governor An Act relating to issuance of a winery license in a local option area.
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HB 429: An Act relating to vocational education.
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HJR 25: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska to guarantee the permanent fund dividend, to provide for inflation-proofing, and to require a vote of the people before spending undistributed income from the earnings reserve of the permanent fund; and relating to the permanent fund.
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HJR 55: Relating to the allocation of pollock and Pacific cod.
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Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 158: Passed! Chapter 60 SLA 97 An Act relating to attendance at a public school on a part-time basis.
HB 189: Passed Legislature - Awaiting transmittal to the Governor An Act relating to sale, gift, and possession of tobacco and tobacco products; and providing for an effective date.
HB 220: An Act relating to the new business incentive program.
HB 255: An Act relating to subsistence hunting and fishing; and providing for an effective date.
HB 307: An Act relating to custody of and visitation rights concerning children; and relating to an obligor's liability to the state for public money paid to support the obligor's children.
HB 339: An Act relating to the child support enforcement agency; and providing for an effective date.
HB 400: An Act combining parts of the Department of Commerce and Economic Development and parts of the Department of Community and Regional Affairs by transferring some of their duties to a new Department of Commerce and Rural Development; transferring some of the duties of the Department of Commerce and Economic Development and the Department of Community and Regional Affairs to other existing agencies; eliminating the Department of Commerce and Economic Development and the Department of Community and Regional Affairs; relating to the Department of Commerce and Rural Development; adjusting the membership of certain multi-member bodies to reflect the transfer of duties among departments and the elimination of departments; and providing for an effective date.
HCR 1: Passed! Legislative Resolve 2 Relating to a new Alaska liquefied natural gas project.
HCR 18: Passed! Legislative Resolve 32 Declaring 1997 to be observed as the 80th Anniversary of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and recognizing the vital role played by the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
HJR 21: Relating to amendment of Title VIII of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
HJR 22: Relating to the maritime boundary between Alaska and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
HJR 29: Passed! Legislative Resolve 57 Supporting an increase in federal funding for prostate cancer research.
HJR 48: Supporting passage of S. 1221, the "American Fisheries Act," by the United States Congress.
HJR 49: Passed! Legislative Resolve 50 Relating to opposition to a moratorium on the building of roads in the roadless areas of national forests.
HJR 52: Passed! legislative Resolve 62 Relating to opposition to the designation of any rivers in Alaska as American Heritage Rivers under the American Heritage Rivers initiative.
HJR 57: Passed Legislature! Transmitted to the Governor Relating to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting federal courts from ordering a state or a political subdivision of a state to increase or impose taxes.
HJR 59: Passed Legislature! Transmitted to the Governor Relating to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting desecration of the Flag of the United States.
SJR 3: Passed! Legislative Resolve 59 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska limiting the rights of prisoners to those required under the Constitution of the United States.
SJR 19: Passed! Legislative Resolve 29 Relating to naming Anchorage as the location of the 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games.

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Constituent Issues Survey

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