Senator Drue Pearce
District F - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 518
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4993
Fax: (907) 465-3872

To send an e-mail message to Senator Pearce click on the address below:

Senator_Drue_Pearce@Legis.state.ak.us

Interim:

716 W 4th, Suite 500
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 258-8185
Fax: (907) 258-0226
(see also Session address)

Elected to the House 1984, 1986
Elected to the Senate 1988, 1992, 1994

Staff

Llewellyn Lutchansky at (907) 465-3710 or Llewellyn_Lutchansky@Legis.state.ak.us
Stephanie Szymanski at (907) 465-3877 or
Stephanie_Szymanski@Legis.state.ak.us
Krag Johnsen at (907) 465-6594 or
Krag_Johnsen@Legis.state.ak.us
Kristy Tibbles at (907) 465-4747 or
Kristy_Tibbles@Legis.state.ak.us
Kathryn Chaffins at (907) 465-4993 or
Kathryn_Chaffins@Legis.state.ak.us

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 4/2/51; Fairfield, IL
Occupation: Businesswoman; former banker and teacher
Spouse: Michael F.G. Williams
Children: Tate Hanna Pearce-Williams.
Residency in Alaska: Since 1977; Fairbanks, Kotzebue, and Anchorage
Education: College - Indiana University, B.A. Biological Sciences, 1973;
Post Graduate - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, M.P.A. 1984;
University of Virginia, Darden School of Business, The Executive Program, 1989
Political and Government Positions: State Senator, 1989-present; State Representative, 1985-88; Chair, Oil & Gas Committee, 1989-90, Chair, Labor & Commerce, 1991-92; Co-Chair, Finance, 1993-94; Senate President, 1995-1996, Co-Chair Finance, 1997-1998; The Energy Council, Executive Committee, 1989-94, Chair, 1993-94; SUMMERSCENE, Director, The Louisville Zoo, Curator, 1974-77.
Business and Professional Positions: Partner: Cloverland North and 4150 Company; Investor/Board Member: Wave Energy; Resources Consultant: ASRC; Officer, Bank of the North; Chemistry/Biology Teacher, Indiana.
Service Organization(s) Membership: Board Service: Alaska Special Olympics, AWAIC, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, Kotzebue Chamber & PIC.
Member: Anchorage Chamber, Commonwealth North, AOPA, Resource Development Council, RAP&BW, ARWC, AWPC, Exxon Valdez Advisory Committee, Alaska Miners Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, Arctic Power.
Special Interests: My family, our home and friends, flying, community service, cooking, reading, United Methodist Church.

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

SB 3: Authorizing prosecution and trial in the district court of municipal curfew violations.
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SB 128: Alaska Aerospace Development Corp. Board.
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SB 154: Passed An Act relating to paternity determination and child support; relating to reporting of and access to financial or other information for child support purposes; making changes to laws relating to occupational, recreational, or other licenses, permits, certificates, or other authorizations issued by the state to facilitate administration of child support laws; relating to the interest rate on judgments or decrees for child support; relating to immunity from civil liability for good faith compliance with reporting or other requirements for child support purposes; relating to voiding fraudulent transfers and to penalties for noncompliance with orders for child support purposes; amending Rules 4, 5, 35, 52, 58, 60(b), 78, 90.1, and 90.3, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; amending Rule 901, Alaska Rules of Evidence; amending Rules 3 and 5, Alaska Bar Association Rules; repealing the effective date of sec. 45, ch. 107, SLA 1996; and providing for an effective date. ~
SB 159: An Act relating to the new business incentive program.
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SB 256: 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.
SB 323: An Act relating to sexual offenses, to those who commit sexual offenses, and to registration of sex offenders; Amending Rule 6(r)(2), Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
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SCR 6: Relating to the Alaska Telemedicine Project.
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SCR 20: Relating to support of the State of Alaska's areawide leasing program.
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SJR 9: 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.
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Co-Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 7: Authorizing establishment of community dispute resolution centers to foster the resolution of disputes between juvenile offenders and their victims.
HB 16: Relating to delinquent minors, to the taking of action based on the alleged criminal misconduct of ceratin minors, to the services to be provided to the victims of criminal misconduct of minors, and to agency records involving minors alleged to be delinquent based on their criminal misconduct; and amending Rule 19 and repealing Rules 6, 7, 11(a), 12(a), and 21(f), Alaska Delinquency Rules.
HB 45: Relating to runaway and missing minors, and providing for an effective date.
HB 46: Relating to mining, and providing for an effective date.
HB 58: An Act relating to civil actions; amending Rules 49 and 68, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; amending Rule 702, Alaska Rules of Evidence, and providing fo ran effective date.
HB 109: An Act relating to the management and disposal of state land and resources; relating to certain remote parcel and homestead entry land purchase contracts and patents; and providing for an effective date.
HB 158: An Act relating to attendance at a public school on a part-time basis.
HB 170: An Act relating to interference with the rights of physically and mentally challenged persons; and relating to service animals during their pre-training and training period.
HB 203: An Act relating to actions for unlawful trade practices.
HB 261: An Act relating to a surcharge imposed for violations of state or municipal law and to the Alaska police training fund.
HB 303: An Act extending the termination date of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; and providing for an effective date.
HB 309: An Act naming the Robert B. Atwood Building.
HB 334: An Act relating to wavier of tuition and fees for certain family members of a police officer killed in the line of duty; and providing for an effective date.
HB 349: An Act prohibiting the use of the title 'social worker' without a license; relating to social workers, licensure of social workers, and the Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners; and providing for an effective date.
HB 356: An Act establishing the Joint Committee on Military Bases in Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
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.
HCR 1: Relating to a new Alaska Liquefied natural gas project.
HCR 18: Declaring 1997 to be observed as the 80th Anniversery of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and recognizing the vital role played by the Univerisity of Alaska Fairbanks.
HJR 12: Urging the Secretary of the interior to conduct competitive oil and gas lease sales within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.
HJR 16: Relating to a federal balanced budget amendment.
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 53: Relating to support for federal legislation providing for the continuation of the University of Alaska by the conveyance of federal land to the university.
HJR 62: Relating to bringing Balto back to Alaska.
SB 1: An Act 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 8: An Act relating to the noise levels of airports and sport shooting facilities.
SB 14: An Act relating to insurance covering an insured who is a victim of domestic violence and requiring certain disclosures by an insurer.
SB 17: An Act creating the crime of criminal transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
SB 21: An Act relating to ferries and ferry terminals, establishing the Alaska Marine Highway Authority, and relating to maintenance of state marine vessels; and providing for an effective date.
SB 25: An Act relating to authorizing the Department of Corrections to provide an automated victim notification and prisoner information system.
SB 35: An Act relating to management of state land, water, and land and water as part of a state park, recreational or special management area, or preserve; relating to reports to the legislature concerning prohibitions or restrictions of traditional means of access for traditional recreational uses within a park, recreational or special management area, or preserve; relating to Chilkat State Park.
SB 41: An Act relating to environmental audits and health and safety audits to determine compliance with certain laws, permits, and regulations.
SB 56: An Act relating to tourist oriented directional signs that are 90 inches in width and 18 inches in height, relating to penalties for violations related to outdoor advertising, and annulling a regulation of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.
SB 60: An Act providing for an advisory vote on the issue of capital punishment.
SB 63: An Act providing for automatic waiver of juvenile jurisdiction and prosecution of minors as adults for certain violations of laws by minors who use deadly weapons to commit offenses that are crimes against a person, and relating to the sealing of the records of those minors.
SB 67: An Act relating to the imposition of criminal sentences; and amending Rule 32.2, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure.
SB 70: An Act defining the offenses of unlawful discharge of a firearm; and relating to the commission of those offenses by minors.
SB 76: An Act relating to long-term plans of certain state agencies and recommendations regarding elimination of duplication in state agency functions.
SB 77: An Act relating to the Alaska Day of Prayer.
SB 94: An Act relating to designating flunitrazepam as a schedule IVA controlled substance; and providing for an effective date.
SB 109: An Act relating to land used for agricultural purposes and to state land classified for agricultural purposes or subject to the restriction of use for agricultural purposes only; and annulling certain program regulations of the Department of Natural Resources that are inconsistent with the amendments made by this Act.
SB 117: An Act relating to an infant care curriculum in the public school system.
SB 137: An Act exempting certain volunteer emergency medical technicians and volunteer fire fighters from state wage and hour laws; and providing for an effective date.
SB 164: An Act relating to the authority of an emergency medical technician at the scene of an accident or emergency.
SB 180: An Act relating to state rights-of-way.
SB 218: An Act relating to the crime of murder and to murder of children.
SB 242: An Act providing for the forfeiture of good time sentence credits of sex offenders who fail to successfully complete sex offender treatment programs.
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.
SB 263: An Act relating to secondary roads; and providing for an effective date.
SB 264: An Act relating to aid for municipal road maintenance; and providing for an effective date.
SB 265: An Act designating the moose as the state land mammal.
SB 274: An Act relating to fees for probation and parole.
SB 275: An Act relating to contributions to the governor, the lieutenant governor, and candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor; and providing for an effective date.
SB 290: An Act naming William Ransom Wood Boulevard in Fairbanks.
SB 304: An Act relating to regulation of highways and motor vehicles; and providing for an effective date.
SB 307: An Act relating to conditions for filling vacancies in the office of United States senator; and providing for an effective date.
SB 309: An Act relating to the use of force by peace officers and correctional officers.
SB 314: An Act relating to the Alaska marine highway system and to municipal feeder vessel authorities.
SCR 4: Relating to declaring March 1997 as Sobriety Awarenss Month.
SCR 7: Relating to the thirty-first annual Boys' State.
SCR 8: Relating to the twenty-ninth annual Girl's State.
SCR 10: Supporting continued use of Alaska's renewable furbearer resources.
SCR 21: Relating to declaring March 1998 as Sobriety Awareness Month.
SCR 22: Relating to promotion of Kids Voting Alaska programs.
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 8: Urging the United States Congress to give an affirmative expression of approval to a policy authorizing the state to regulate, restrict, or prohibit the export of unprocessed logs harvested from its land and from the land of its political subdivisions and the University of Alaska.
SJR 16: Relating to reauthorization and reform of the Endangered Species Act.
SJR 19: Relating to naming Anchorage as the location of the 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games.
SJR 20: Requesting the United States Congress to accommodate Alaska's unique wetlands circumstances by amending the Clean Water Act to modify the wetlands regulatory program and to recognize Alaska's outstanding history of wetlands conservation.
SJR 25: Supporting enhancement of visitor access to Denali National Park and Preserve through development of a northern railroad route corridor access to the vicinity of Wonder Lake.
SR 1: Relating to compensation of Holocaust victims and survivors, their heirs, and Jewish communities by the government of Switzerland and the Swiss banking industry.

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