Representative Brian Porter
District 20 - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 214
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4930
Fax: (907) 465-3834

Interim:

716 W 4th, Suite 360
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 258-8197
Fax: (907) 258-5510

Elected to the House 1992, 1994, 1996

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 5/2/38; Seattle, WA
Occupation: Security Consulting; Civil Investigation
Spouse: Bette
Children: Kelle, Kerry, Kory
Residency in Alaska: Anchorage, 1951-present
Education:

High School - Anchorage High School, 1952-56
College - University of Alaska Anchorage, 1966-70
Police Administration
Technical - Northwestern University, Traffic Institute, 1970-1971
National Executive Institute, Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, 1981.

Military Service: U.S. Army Reserve, Military Police, Sergeant, 5 years service

Political and Government Positions:

State Representative, 1993-98
Majority Leader 1997-98
Chair, Judiciary, 1993-96
Member, Labor & Commerce, Legislative Ethics, 1993-94
Anchorage Municipal Assembly, 1989-92
Member, Alaska Police Standards Council, 1978-87

Business and Professional Positions:

President/General Manager, Alaska Security, Inc., 1989-91
Police Officer/Chief of Police, 1960-87.

Service Organization(s) Membership:

Past Board Member, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
Community Economic Development Corporation
Anchorage, Boys & Girls Club
Crisis, Inc.
Past Member, Anchorage Rotary Club.

Special Interests: Family, reading, music, golf, public service.

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Press Releases

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Legislation

Prime 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.
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HB 9: Relating to the right of crime victims and victims of juvenile offenses to be present at court proceedings; and amending Rule 615, Alaska Rules of Evidence.
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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.
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HB 91: An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Parole; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 206: An Act relating to credit under the Public Employees' Retirement System for service as a village public safety officer.
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HB 293: An Act relating to collection of settlement information in civil litigation; and providing for an effective date.
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HCR 26: Urging support of the 1998 International People First Conference.
HJR 44: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to redistricting of the legislature. (jointly sponsored with Mulder)
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Co-Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 1: An Act relating to taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products; and providing for an effective date.
HB 22: An Act relating to civil liability for illegal sales of alcoholic beverages; and providing for an effective date.
HB 33: An Act relating to real estate licensing and the real estate surety fund, and providing for an effective date.
HB 203: An Act relating to actions for unlawful trade practices.
HB 207: An Act relating to employer drug and alcohol testing programs.
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 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 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 451: An Act relating to assistive technology devices and mobility aids for physically disabled persons.
HCR 1: Relating to a new Alaska Liquefied natural gas project.
HJR 14: Relating to supporting the "American Land Sovereignty Protection Act.
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.
SCR 4: Relating to declaring March 1997 as Sobriety Awarenss Month.
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 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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District Information

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