Representative Gary Davis
District 8 - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 513
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2693
Fax: (907) 465-3835
Toll Free: (800) 463-2693

Interim:

145 Main St Loop, Suite 223
Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: (907) 283-7095
Fax: (907) 283-3075 (at LIO)

PO Box 1769
2001 Seward Highway
Seward, AK 99664-1769
Phone: (907) 224-2051
Fax: (907) 224-5067

Elected to the House 1992, 1994, 1996

Staff

Julie Tauriainen at Julie_Tauriainen@legis.state.ak.us
Darwin Peterson at
Darwin_Peterson@legis.state.ak.us

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 10/8/45; Longview, WA
Occupation: Excavating Contractor
Spouse: Susan
Children: Brian, Karen, Carol
Residency in Alaska: Sterling, 1961-73; Kenai, 1973-76; Anchorage, 1976-78; Soldotna, 1978-present
Education: High School - Kenai High School, 1961-63; College - Alaska Methodist University, 1968-72, B.A. Education
Military Service: U.S. Navy, (E-5), 4 years service, Vietnam service, Antarctica service.
Political and Government Positions: State Representative, 1993-present; Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Committee, 1993-94; Vice Chair, Health Education & Social Services, Transportation, 1993-94; Member, State Affairs, Oil & Gas, 1993-94; Member, Department of Environmental Conservation, Fish & Game Finance Subcommittee, 1993-94; Vice President, Alaska Conference of Mayors, 1992; Member, Alaska Municipal League Legislative Committee, 1992; Mayor, City of Soldotna, 1990-92; Treasurer, Alaska Conference of Mayors, 1991; Council Member, Soldotna City Council, 1984-90; Kenai Recreation Commission, 1974-75.
Business and Professional Positions: Owner, Gary Davis Excavating Company, 1981-present; Administrative Coordinator, Kenai Harbor Commission, 1980-81; Manager, Wildwood Construction, Inc. (Kenai Native Association), 1976-80; Program Director, Wildwood Boarding Program (Kenai Native Association), 1974-75.
Service Organization(s) Membership: Soldotna Chamber of Commerce; Seward Chamber of Commerce; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 10046
Special Interests: Family, community and sports

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Press Releases

Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 12: Relating to civil liability for injuries or death resulting from equine activities.
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HB 85: An Act giving notice of and approving a lease-purchase agreement with the City of Soldotna for a maintenance facility of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.
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HB 132: An Act relating to municipal taxation of alcoholic beverages.
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HB 142: An Act relating to the sale of new or used motor vehicles; relating to the confidentiality of certain information related to attorney general investigations of unlawful trade practices and antitrust activities; establishing additional unlawful trade practices; relating to the mail order catalog exemption from telephonic soliciation regulation; regulating the sale of business opportunities; amending Rules 4 and 73, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 150: An Act giving notice of and approving a lease-purchase agreement with the City of Seward for the construction and operation of an addition to the Spring Creek Correctional Center, and setting conditions and limitations on the facility's construction and operation.
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HB 239: Passed Legislature! Transmitted to the Governor An Act relating to the liability of motor fuel dealers for payment of tax imposed on certain credit transactions involving motor fuel sales or transfers that become worthless debts or on sales or transfers to persons who declare bankruptcy; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 256: Passed! Chapter 112 SLA 97 An Act relating to regulation of postsecondary educational institutions; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 261: Passed! Chapter 56 SLA 98 An Act relating to a surcharge imposed for violations of state or municipal law and to the Alaska police training fund.
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HB 343: An Act excluding certain motor vehicles from the definition of commercial motor vehicle.
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HB 383: Passed Legislature! Transmitted to the Governor An Act relating to expected deaths that occur at home or in a health care facility.
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HB 407: Passed! Chapter 57 SLA 98 An Act relating to repayment of teacher scholarship loans.
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HB 417: An Act relating to the unclaimed property of persons dying intestate.
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HJR 60: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the community dividend fund, the permanent fund, and the budget reserve fund.
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Co-Sponsored of the following legislation

HB 34: An Act relating to legislative per diem; and providing for an effective date.
HB 116: An Act relating to worker's compensation self-insurance.
HB 171: An Act relating to the stat environmental policy and changing the name of the Department of Environmental Conservation to the Department of Environmental Development.
HB 294: An Act relating to the formula funding public education; and providing for an effective date.
HCR 1: Passed! Legislative Resolve 2 Relating to a new Alaska liquefied natural gas project.
HJR 62: Passed! Legislative Resolve 75 Relating to bringing Balto back to Alaska.

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