Representative Terry Martin
District 14 - Republican

Session (Jan - May 15):

State Capitol, Room 502
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3783
Fax: (907) 465-2293

Interim (May 16 - Dec 31):

716 W 4th, Suite 650
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 258-8169 or (907) 333-6990 (home)
Fax: (907) 258-1261 (at LIO)

Elected to the House 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 1/17/36; Baltimore, MD.
Occupation: Certified Teacher since 1963 and State Legislator since 1979.
Residency in Alaska: Anchorage, 1965-present.
Education: High School - Baltimore Polytechnic, 1957-59; College - University of Oklahoma, Fall of 1959 - Spring of 62, B.S. Government, Certified Teacher; Continuing Education - University of Alaska Anchorage, Southeast, and Fairbanks, 1972-present; Alaska Methodist University.
Military Service: U.S. Marine Corps, 1953-57, Corporal, 4 years service active, 4 years reserve 1957-61.
Political and Government Positions: State Representative, 1979-present; Minority Leader, 1985-86; Co-Chair National Conference of State Legislators Reapportionment Task Force, 1996-97; Commission on the Future of the Permanent Fund, 1989; United States Public Health Services, 1963-68; Vice Chair - 1993/94, Chair - 1995/96, Vice Chair - 1997/98, Legislative Budget & Audit Committee.
Business and Professional Positions: Executive Director, Boys' Club of Alaska, 1966-74; United States Public Health Advisor, 1962-67; Owner, Med-Alaska Supply Co., 1977-81; Certified Teacher, Alaska, 1984-present; Certified Teacher, Oklahoma, 1963-present.
Service Organization(s) Membership: Founder, Boys' Club of Alaska, 1966; Co-Founder, Girls' Club of Alaska, 1971; Originator, Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon, 1969; Director, American Legion Baseball; Member, Kiwanis Club, 29 years; YMCA Armed Services Advisory Board; Alaska 2000 Education Committee; Department of Education State Social Studies Committee.
Special Interests: Sports, gardening, physical fitness.

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 82: An Act making a special appropriation to the principal of the permanent fund.
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HB 83: An Act relating to commercial motor vehicle inspections; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 84: An Act limiting the authority to conduct pull-tab charitable gaming to qualified organizations that are exempt from taxation under 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) or (19); and providing for an effective date.
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HB 156: An Act relating to charitable gaming; relating to the percentages of gross receipts from charitable gaming that are required to be devoted to charitable uses; requiring managers of charitable gaming activities to be licensed; removing the authority for operators to conduct charitable gaming; prohibiting permittees, members in charge, and gaming managers from having certain financial interests or associations with persons who have been convicted of certain crimes; and providing for an effective date.
HB 174: An Act relating to the disposal of state and municipal land and to taxation of that land.
HB 234: An Act relating to assistance for abortions under the general relief program; and relating to financial responsibility for the costs of abortions.
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HB 265: An Act relating to pamphlets, publications, plans, and records of state agencies; and relating to reports to and from state agencies and the governor.
HB 297: An Act relating to the definitions of 'general fund,'state treasury,' and 'program receipts'; and providing for an effective date.
HJR 5: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to freedom of conscience.
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HJR 6: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska authorizing the use of the initiative to amend the Constitution of the State of Alaska.
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HJR 7: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska prohibiting the imposition of state personal income taxation, state ad valorem taxation on real property, or state retail sales taxation without the approval of the voters of the state.
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Legislative Budget and Audit Committee Sponsored Legislation

HB 55: An Act relating to the fiscal operations of the Alaska Railroad Corporation and to land acquired by the State of Alaska under the Alaska Railroad Transfer Act of 1982 or otherwise acquired for railroad purposes; and providing for an effective date.
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Co-Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 2: Allowing, for the purposes of permanent fund divident eligibility, an individual to accompany, as the spouse or minor or disabled dependent, another eligible resident who is absent for any of the following reasons: vocational, professional, or other specific education for which a comparable program is not reasonably available in the state; secondary or postsecondary education; military service; medical treatment; service in the Congress or in the peace corps; to care for the individual's terminally ill parent, spouse, sibling, child, or stepchild; for up to 220 days to settle the estate of the individuals's deceased parent, spouse, sibling, child, or stepchild; to care for a parent, spouse, sibling, child, or stepchild with a critical life-threatening illness whose treatment plan, as recommended by the attending physician, requires travel outside of the state for treatment at a medical speciality complex; or other reasons that the commissioner of revenue may establish by regulation; requiring for the purposes of permanent fund dividend eligibility, a state resident to have the intent to remain indefinitely; relating to the eligibility for 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997 permanent fund dividends of certain spouses and dependents of eligible applicants.
HB 37: An Act relating to a requirement that a 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.
HB 158: An Act relating to attendance at a public school on a part-time basis.
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 412: An Act providing for the transfer of certain land to the City of Whittier; and providing for an effective date.
HJR 14: Relating to supporting the "American Land Sovereignty Protection Act."
HJR 21: Relating to amendment of Title VIII of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
HJR 36: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to redistricting of the legislature, and repealing as obsolete language in the article setting out the apportionment schedule used to elect the members of the first state legislature.
HJR 59: Relating to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting desecration of the Flag of the United States.
SJR 3: 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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