Representative Ramona Barnes
District 22 - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 403
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3438
Fax: (907) 465-4565

Interim:

716 W 4th, Suite 600
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 258-8163
Fax: (907) 258-4051 (shared)

Elected to the House 1978, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 7/7/38; Pikeville, TN
Occupation: President, Arctic Research Consultants, Inc.
Children: Randall, Michael, Michelle
Residency in Alaska: Anchorage, 1972-present
Education: High School - Bledsoe County High, College - Waipahu Community College
Military Service: Military Wife (18 years)
Political and Government Positions: State Representative, 1979-84, 1987-present; Speaker of the House, 1993-94; House Minority Leader, 1992; House Majority Leader/Speaker Pro-Tem, 1983; Chair, Legislative Ethics, Judiciary, 1981-82; Member, Judiciary, 1987-88, Rules, 1993-94, Resources, 1981-82, Finance, 1989-90, 1991-92; Minority Whip 1991-92
Business and Professional Positions: President, Arctic Research Consultants International, Inc.; Past Chair, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee
Service Organization(s) Membership: Anchorage Republican Women's Club; National Federation of Republican Women; Navy League; Business & Professional Women's Club; American Legislative Exchange Council; National Order of Women Legislators
Special Interests: Reading, gourmet cooking, family

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 255: An Act relating to subsistence hunting and fishing; and providing for an effective date.
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HCR 1: Passed! Legislative Resolve 2 Relating to a new Alaska Liquefied natural gas project.
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HCR 16: Proposing recommendations concerning the sale of the Four Dam Pool hydroelectric facilities. ~

Co Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 4: Withdrawn by Sponsor: An Act relating to permits issued by the Department of Fish and Game for activities in anadromous fish streams, to forest land use plans prepared by the Department of Natural Resources, to rights-of-way, easements, and permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources, and to disposal of state land and interests in state land.
HB 220: An Act relating to the new business incentive program.
HB 309: Passed! Chapter 3 SLA 98 An Act naming the Robert B. Atwood Building.
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 4: Passed! Legislative Resolve 24 Relating to records generated and maintained by the Department of Health and Social Services.
HJR 2: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to repeal of regulations by the legislature.
HJR 14: Passed! Legislative Resolve 31 Relating to supporting the "American Land Sovereignty Protection Act."
HJR 19: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the election and the duties of the attorney general.
HJR 20: Relating to the RS 2477 rights-of-way.
HJR 22: Relating to the maritime boundary between Alaska and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
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 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.
SB 175: Passed! Chapter 103 SLA 97 An Act relating to revenue bonds issued by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority for interties between Healy and Fairbanks and between Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula; and providing for an effective date.
SB 307: Passed! Chapter 30 SLA 98 An Act relating to conditions for filling vacancies in the office of United States senator; and providing for an effective date.
SCR 3: Passed! Legislative Resolve 9 Urging the Attorney General of the State of Alaska to use every appropriate resource and due diligence to defend the state's interests in the civil action filed against the state challenging the 1996 revisions of the Northstar unit leases, and respectfully requesting the Superior Court of the State of Alaska to give expeditious consideration to the matter.
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.

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