Representative Vic Kohring
District 26 - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 421
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2186
Fax: (907) 465-3818

Interim:

600 E. Railroad Ave.
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: (907) 373-1842
Fax: (907) 376-6180

Elected to the House 1994, 1996

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 8/2/58; Waukegan, IL
Occupation: Construction & Mortgage Lending
Residency in Alaska: Chugiak, 1963-69; Anchorage, 1969-76; Wasilla, 1976-present
Education: High School - Dimond, 1973-76; College - Alaska Pacific University, 1985-87, B.A. Management Science; Post Graduate - Alaska Pacific University, 1987-89, Masters Degree, Business Administration
Political and Government Positions: Member, Board of Directors, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, 1991-1994; Wasilla Planning Commission, 1991-1994; Member, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Overall Economic Development Commission, 1993-1994.
Business and Professional Positions: Senior Associate, Alliance Mortgage Services, 1994-present
Service Organization(s) Membership: Wasilla Chamber of Commerce; Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce; Mat-Su Professional Sportsfishing
Guide Association; National Rifle Association; Iditarod Trail Committee
Special Interests: Fishing, hunting, spending time with nieces and nephews

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 37: Releating to a requirement that parent, guardian, or custodian consent before certain minors receive an abortion; establishing a judicial bypass procedure by which a minor may petition a court for authorization to consent to an abortion without consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian; amending the definition of "abortion"; and amending Rules 40 and 79, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; Rules 204, 210, 212, 213, 508, and 512.5, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and Rule 9, Alaska Administrative Rules. (Jointly sponsored with Kelly, Vezey, and Mulder.)
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HB 149: An Act relating to the management of salmon fisheries; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 154: An Act requiring the Department of Law to provide guidelines regarding state and municipal takings of private property; relating to state and municipal regulations, ordinances, and actions relating to private property; relating to compensation for and taxation of private property taken by state or municipal action; relating to actions for state or municipal taking of private property or for certain violations; prohibiting certain regualtions; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 283: An Act relating to an exemption from the sport fishing license requirement for blind residents. ~
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.
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HB 455: An Act relating to the functions of the Department of Environmental Conservation; and providing for an effective date.
HB 457: An Act relating to contracts for public construction projects.
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Co-Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 15: Relating to the location of the convening of the legislatured in regular session; repealing provisions relating to student guests of the legislature.
HB 34: An Act relating to legislative per diem; and providing for an effective date.
HB 42: An Act relating to the location of the convening of the legislature in regular session; and providing for an effective date.
HB 47: An Act relating to authorizing the Department of Corrections to provide an automated victim notificiation and prisoner information system.
HB 51: Passed Legislative! Transmitted to the Governor An Act relating to the Department of Environmental Conservation.
HB 65: Passed! Chapter 15 SLA 97 An Act relating to partial-birth abortions.
HB 90: An Act establishing a woman's right to know certain medical facts related to the woman's safety before an abortion is performed.
HB 116: An Act relating to worker's compensation self-insurance.
HB 131: An Act providing for an advisory vote on the issue of capital punishment.
HB 158: Passed! Chapter 60 SLA 97 An Act relating to attendance at a public school on a part-time basis.
HB 159: An Act relating to sale, possession, and purchase of tobacco and tobacco products; amending Rules 603 and 611(d), Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
HB 161: Withdrawn by the Sponsor An Act relating to deregulation of public utilities furnishing collection and disposal service of waste material.
HB 166: An Act authorizing capital punishment, classifying murder in the first degree as a capital felony, and allowing the imposition of the death penalty when certain of those murders are committeed against children; establishing sentencing procedures for capital felonies; and amending Rules 32, 32.1, and 32.3, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure, and Rules 204, 209, 210, and 212, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure.
HB 168: Vetoed by the Governor An Act relating to use of traditional means of access to assist in taking game or fish and to traditional means of access for traditional outdoor activities on land and water set aside for fish and game purposes; and providing for an effective date.
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 229: An Act relating to the establishment and operation of charter schools.
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 234: An Act relating to assistance for abortions under the general relief program; and relating to financial responsibility for the costs of abortions.
HB 246: Passed! Chapter 110 SLA 97 An Act naming the George W. Palmer Memorial Bridge.
HB 255: An Act relating to subsistence hunting and fishing; and providing for an effective date.
HB 295: An Act relating to enforcement of subsistence hunting and fishing laws.
HB 299: An Act reducing excise tax rates for pipe tobacco and certain cigars, cheroots, and stogies.
HB 309: Passed! Chapter 3 SLA 98 An Act naming the Robert B. Atwood Building.
HB 324: Passed Legislature! Transmitted to the Governor An Act relating to liens for municipal assessments for certain utility improvements.
HB 339: An Act relating to the child support enforcement agency; and providing for an effective date.
HB 363: An Act relating to social security numbers; providing for the limitation of use of social security numbers; and making the improper use of a social security number a prohibited unfair trade practice.
HB 380: Passed! Chapter 29 SLA 98 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.
HB 405: Passed Legislature! Awaiting Transmittal to the Governor An Act relating to failing to stop a vehicle when directed to do so by a peace officer.
HB 412: An Act providing for the transfer of certain land to the City of Whittier; and providing for an effective date.
HJR 1: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the duration of a regular session.
HJR 2: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to repeal of regulations by the legislature.
HJR 5: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to freedom of conscience.
HJR 21: Relating to amendment of Title VIII of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
HJR 47: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the nomination, selection, appointment, and public approval or rejection of justices of the supreme court and of judges of courts established by the legislature that have as an exclusive purpose the exercise of appellate jurisdiction over judicial acts and proceedings, and requiring legislative confirmation of those justices and judges and of the appointed members of the judicial council.
HJR 57: Passed! Legislative Resolve 72 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 62: Passed! Legislative Resolve 75 Relating to bringing Balto back to Alaska.
SB 11: Passed Legislature! Transmitted to the Governor Relating to state aid for school construction debt; and providing for an effective date.
SB 77: Passed! Chapter 11 SLA 97 An Act relating to the Alaska Day of Prayer.
SB 141: Passed! Chapter 1 SLA 98 An Act relating to permits to carry concealed handguns; and relating to the possession of firearms.
SB 180: Passed! Chapter 26 SLA 98 An Act relating to state rights-of-way.
SB 209: An Act relating to the Task Force on Privatization; and providing for an effective date.
SCR 2: Passed! Legislative Resolve 51 Relating to management of Alaska's wildlife resources.
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 35: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to participation in an abortion.

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