Representative Eldon Mulder
District 23 - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 501/503
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2647
Fax: (907) 465-3518

Interim:

716 W 4th, Suite 310
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 258-8193
Fax: (907) 258-5511

Elected to the House 1992, 1994, 1996

Biography

Date & Place of Birth: 28 August, 1957; Sioux Center, Iowa.
Occupation: Real Estate
Spouse: Wendy
Children: Corey Anne & MacKenzie
Residency in Alaska: Anchorage, 1984-present
Education:

High School - Sioux Center, Iowa, 1972-76
College - Central College, Pella, Iowa, 1976-80, B.A. Political Science
Post Graduate - University of Colorado Boulder, 1980-82, M.A. Political Science

Political and Government Positions:

State Representative, 1993-present
Chair, Legislative Council, 1993-1995
Chair, Military Schools Task Force, 1993-1995
Co-Chair, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee, 1993-1995
Co-Chair, Anchorage Caucus Subcommittee on Military Affairs, 1993-1995
Co-Chair, Joint Task Force on Military Bases in Alaska, 1994-1996
Vice-Chair, House Finance Committee, 1995-present
Chair, House Finance Subcommittee on Corrections, 1995-present
Chair, House Finance Subcommittee on Labor, 1995-1997
Vice-Chair, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee, 1995-1997
Co-Chair, Legislative Task Force on Deferred Maintenance, 1997-1998
Chair, House Finance Subcommittee on University of Alaska, 1997-present

Business and Professional Positions:

Board Member, Armed Services YMCA, 1991-present
Alaska Special Olympics
Board of Directors, 1993-1996
Board of Governors, 1997-present
Pacific Fisheries Legislative Task Force, 1994-present
National Conference of State Legislatures,
Committee on Communications & Information Policy (State), 1995-1997
Council of State Governments, Western Legislative Conference,
Western States Recycling Coalition, 1995-1997
Water Policy Committee, 1997-present
American Legislative Exchange Council,
Task Force on Economic Development, 1997-present

Service Organization Memberships:

Air Force Association
Anchorage Golf Association
Anchorage Republican Women's Club
Anchorage Sports Association
Arctic Power
Association of Republican Legislators
Association of the United States Army
Kenai River Sportfishing, Inc.
Lincoln Society of Alaska
Muldoon Community Coalition
National Rifle Association
Northeast Community Council
Sons of the American Legion

Special Interests:

Family, Home Improvements, Softball, Golf, and Fishing

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Press Releases

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Deferred Maintenance Task Force

DMTF Bills:

Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 2: An Act allowing, for the purposes of permanent fund dividend 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 individual'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; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 24: An Act relating to absences for the state for purposes of eligibility for permanent fund dividends for service in the Foreign Service of the United States or to accompany, as the spouse or minor or disabled dependent, another eligible resident who is absent for a reason allowed under the dividend program; relating to eligibility for 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997 permanent fund dividends of certain spouses and dependents of eligible applicants. ~
HB 30: An Act relating to civil liability for skateboarding; andproviding for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis | The contents of HB 30 have been rolled into HB 12, sponsored by Rep. Davis |
HB 31: Relating to civil liability for certain false allegations or material misstatements of fact in a civil pleading or proceeding, for certain improper acts relating to signing a civil pleading, for certain improper acts relating to civil pleadings or proceedings, for making an intentional false statement of material fact, for acting on a civil claim or defense without probable cause, or for acting for a purpose other than proper adjudication of a civil claim; amending Rules 13(e) and 82(b), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and providing for an effective date.
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HB 32: Relating to big game hunting by nonresident members of the military service.
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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.
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HB 43: Relating to registration of rental motor vehicles, to municipal taxation of rental motor vehicles, and to emission control inspection fees for rental motor vehicles, and providing for an effective date.
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HB 53: Passed! Chapter 15 SLA 1998: Anchorage Jail authorization included in final version of bill. An Act relating to the authority of the Department of Corrections to contract for facilities for the confinement and care of prisoners, and annulling a regulation of the Department of Corrections that limits the purposes for which an agreement with a private agency may be entered into; authorizing an agreement by which the Department of Corrections may, for the benefit of the state, enter into one lease of, or similar agreement to use, space within a correctional facility that is operated by a private contractor, and setting conditions on the operation of the correctional facility affected by the lease or use agreement; and giving notice of and approving a lease-purchase agreement or similar use-purchase agreement for the design construction, and operation of a correctional facility, and setting conditions and limitations on the facility's design, constructions, and operation.
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HB 331: An Act relating to licensure of landscape architects; relating to exemptions from laws regulating the practice of architecture, engineering, and land surveying; and relating to fees collected by the Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors. (Senate Bill 110 concerning same subject is now in the House)
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HB 356: An Act establishing the Joint Committee on Military Bases in Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 403: An Act amending the foundation formula to provide education funding for the Alaska National Guard Challenge Youth Corps program; relating to limited teacher certificates; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 423: An Act relating to the Alaska access fishery trust, purchase of commercial fisheries permits, vessels, gear, equipment, and leases by the Department of Fish and Game, sport fishing license surcharge, and the entry permit surcharge; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 424: An Act relating to civil liability for activities of volunteer school crossing guards; and providing for an effective date.
HB 425: Included in the final version of HB 53 - Chapter 15 SLA 1998: An Act relating to authorizing the Department of Corrections to enter into an agreement with the Municipality of Anchorage to lease facilities for the confinement and care of prisoners.
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HB 426: An Act relating to the establishment of Operation About Face as an alternative type of juvenile detention and treatment.
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HCR 17: Relating to improvements to highways and highway facilities.~
HJR 43: Urging the United States Congress to amend copyright laws to allow more extensive satellite service in Alaska.~
HJR 44: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to redistricting of the legislature. (jointly sponsored with Porter)
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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 12: Relating to civil liability for injuries or death resulting from equine activities.
HB 25: Relating to the issuance of hunting, trapping, and noncommercial fishing licenses, tags, and permits and to residency for fish and game purposes, and providing for an effective date.
HB 51: An Act relating to the Department of Environmental Conservation.
HB 149: An Act relating to the management of salmon fisheries; and providing for an effective date.
HB 158: 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 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 241: An Act relating to payment assistance for costs of residing in the Alaska Pioneers' Home, and providing that certain income and assets of a resident shall be disregarded in determining payment assistance, including income from any source in an amount up to $100, cash dividends and other income up to $2,000 received under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, a permanent fund dividend, an amount for burial expenses of the resident, the resident's spouse and dependents of the resident, the primary residence of the resident's spouse or a dependent of the resident, and other property up to a total value of $5,000; and providing for an effective date.
HB 255: An Act relating to subsistence hunting and fishing; and providing for an effective date.
HB 272: An Act to permit a court to order a defendant who receives a sentence of imprisonment for a misdemeanor to serve the sentence by electronic monitoring; and relating to the crime of unlawful evasion.
HB 309: An Act naming the Robert B. Atwood Building.
HB 357: An Act relating to the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Anchorage in the year 2001; establishing a reserve fund for the games; providing certain duties and authority for the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority regarding financing for those games; 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 416: An Act relating to competition in the provision of local exchange telephone service; and providing for an effective date.
HB 430: An Act relating to noneconomic damages resulting from an automobile accident.
HCR 1: Relating to a new Alaska liquefied natural gas project.
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.
HJR 62: Relating to bringing Balto back to Alaska.
SB 1: Relating to living and working conditions of prisoners in correctional facilities operated by the state, and authorizing the commissioner of corrections to negotiate with providers of detention and confinement services under contract to apply those conditions and limitations on services to persons held under authority of state law at facilities operated under contract or agreement; relating to services provided to prisoners; amending the definition of "severely medically disabled" applicable to prisoners seeking special medical parole; amending provisions of the correctional industries program; and extending the termination date of the Correctional Industries Commission and the program.
SB 29: An Act relating to certain programs of state aid to municipalities and recipients in the unorganized borough; and providing for an effective date.
SB 110: An Act relating to licensure of landscape architects.
SB 261: An Act relating to the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Anchorage in the year 2001; establishing a reserve fund for the games; providing certain duties and authority for the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority regarding financing for those games; and providing for an effective date.
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.
SJR 7: Supporting continued funding of the Alaska National Guard Youth Corps Challenge Program.
SJR 19: Relating to naming Anchorage as the location of the 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games.
SJR 22: Inviting the United States Department of Defense to select Alaska as the site to base and train military troops.
SJR 33: Supporting passage of S. 1221, the "American Fisheries Act," by the United States Congress.

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