Representative Mark Hodgins
District 9 - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 110
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3779
Fax: (907) 465-2833

Oil & Gas Committee 907-465-2283
Session Fax # 907-465-2833

Interim:

145 Main Street Loop, Suite 221
Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: (907) 283-7223
Fax: (907) 283-3075

Elected to the House 1996

Staff

Gary Cadd, at (907) 465-3779 or Gary_Cadd@legis.state.ak.us
Pat Carter, at (907) 465-2283 or
Pat_Carter@legis.state.ak.us
Tom Manninen, at (907) 465-4853 or
Tom_Manninen@legis.state.ak.us

Biography

Date of Birth: September 18, 1947; Los Angeles, California.
Spouse: Audrey
Children: Deni, Andrea.
Occupation: Wholesale Food Distributor, Postal Contractor.
Length of Residency in Alaska: 31 years; Kenai/Nikiski area: 28 years.
Education: High School: Cascade High School; Everett, WA; 1965, Diploma.
Military Service: Alaska National Guard, 1966-72 (6 years), Staff Sergeant.
Political and Government Positions: Kenai Borough Assembly, 1987-92.
Business and Professional Positions: Self-employed Wholesale Food Distributor, Kenai Peninsula, since 1968; Contractor, Nikiski Post Office, since 1978.
Service Organization(s) Membership: Kenai Rotary Club, Cook Inlet Lions, Kenai Moose Club, Kenai Elks Club, Resource Conservation and Development District.
Special Interests: Business development; private pilot; scuba diving; skiing; hunting; fishing; community development; and most important, a very active family man.

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 50: An Act relating to the use of broadcasting to promote or conduct certain classics or sweepstakes; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 119: An Act raising the limit on small claims actions to $10,000; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 171: An Act relating to the state environmental policy and changing the name of the Department of Environmental Conservation to the Department of Environmental Development.
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HB 284: An Act relating to infestations and diseases of timber.
HB 291: An Act requiring certain motor vehicles to yield to following traffic.
HB 292: An Act relating to certain inspections of residential wastewater and sewage disposal systems; and providing for an effective date.
HB 295: An Act relating to enforcement of subsistence hunting and fishing laws.
HB 298: An Act relating to denial of renewal of a liquor license; and providing for an effective date.
HB 339: An Act relating to the child support enforcement agency; and providing for an effective date.
HB 340: An Act relating to child abuse and neglect, child-in-need-of-aid proceedings, and review of cases involving certain children who are in the custody of the state; amending Rules 3, 7, 10, 15, 17, and 19, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules; and providing for an effective date.
HB 377: An Act relating to filling a vacancy in the office of United States senator or in an office in the state legislature.
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HB 380: An Act relating to a temporary reduction of royalty on oil and gas produced for sale from fields within the Cook Inlet sedimentary basin where production is commenced in fields that have been discovered and undeveloped or that have been shut in.
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HB 384: An Act establishing the Legislative Commission on Family Law Reform; and providing for an effective date.
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Co-Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 51: An Act relating to the Department of Environmental Conservation.
HB 116: An Act relating to worker's compensation self-insurance.
HB 143: An Act relating to the art in public places requirements for state-owned and state-leased buildings and facilities.
HB 158: An Act relating to attendance at a public school on a part-time basis.
HB 232: An Act establishing the independent division of administrative hearings in the Department of Administration in order to provide a source of independent administrative hearing officers to preside in contested cases; relating to administrative hearing officers; relating to contested case proceedings; and providing for an effective date.
HB 245: An Act relating to minimum sentences for assault in the fourth degree that is a crime involving domestic violence; providing that a prisoner may not contact the victim of the offense when provided access to a telephone or otherwise immediately after an arrest; and amending Rule 5(b), Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure.
HB 255: An Act relating to subsistence hunting and fishing; and providing for an effective date.
HB 303: An Act extending the termination date of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; and providing for an effective date.
HB 304: An Act relating to the location of the convening of the legislature in regular session; repealing provisions relating to student guests of the legislature; 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.
HB 417: An Act relating to the unclaimed property of persons dying intestate.
HB 447: An Act relating to prohibiting persons with convictions for crimes involving domestic violence or stalking or who are respondents in domestic violence protective orders from possessing deadly weapons when contacting the victim of the offense or the petitioner or other person protected by the protective order; and defining 'domestic violence or sexual assault shelter' for purposes of misconduct involving weapons in the fifth degree.
HCR 1: Relating to a new Alaska liquefied natural gas project.
HCR 7: Proposing an amendment to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to notice of committee meetings held during the first week of a first regular session.
HJR 4: Proposing amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to terms of legislators.
HJR 12: Urging the Secretary of the interior to conduct competitive oil and gas lease sales within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.
HJR 13: Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, to oil and gas exploration, development, and production.
HJR 14: Relating to supporting the "American Land Sovereignty Protection Act."
HJR 22: Relating to the maritime boundary between Alaska and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
HJR 38: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to limited entry for sport fish guides and allied professions.
HJR 49: Relating to opposition to a moratorium on the building of roads in the roadless areas of national forests.
HJR 52: Relating to opposition to the designation of any rivers in Alaska as American Heritage Rivers under the American Heritage Rivers initiative.
HJR 59: Relating to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting desecration of the Flag of the United States.
HJR 62: Relating to bringing Balto back to Alaska.
SB 265: An Act designating the moose as the state land mammal.

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