Representative Norman Rokeberg
District 11 - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 24
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4968
Toll Free: (800) 773-4968
Fax: (907) 465-2040
Toll Free: (800) 773-4968

Interim:

716 W 4th, Suite 640
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 258-8191
Fax: (907) 258-1261 (at LIO)

Elected to the House 1994, 1996

Staff

Janet Seitz, Senior Legislative Assistant

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 1/4/43; Seattle, WA
Occupation: Commercial Real Estate Broker
Spouse: Gayle
Children: 3 Children and Grandchildren
Residency in Alaska: Anchorage, 1946-47, 1950-present
Education: High School - Anchorage High School, 1961; College - Willamette University, 1971, B.A. Political Science.
Military Service: U.S. Army (7th Army - Europe), 1964-66, 2 years service
Political and Government Positions: Former Chair, Municipality of Anchorage Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Commission; Former Committee Member, City of Anchorage Budget Advisory Commission; Member, Energy Council.
Business and Professional Positions: Self-employed businessman, 1967-present; Broker and Owner, The Rokeberg Company; Jack White Company (1973-95); Member, Anchorage Association of Realtors; National Association of Realtors; Adjunct Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage (3 years).
Service Organization(s) Membership: Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; National Eagle Scout Association; Pioneers of Alaska; Former Director, Lakewood Terrace Townhouse Association; AARP; NAR; NFIB; BOMA; Arctic Power; Alaska Outdoor Council; Alaska Sportfishing Association
Special Interests: "Old-Timer" hockey, golf, reading, cooking, fishing, duck
hunting.

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 14: Allowing a public or private school to adopt a policy authorizing the use of corporal correction.
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HB 15: Relating to the location of the convening of the legislatured in regular session; repealing provisions relating to student guests of the legislature.
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HB 29: An Act reducing the amount for which proof of financial responsibility must be provided to the Department of Environmental Conservation in conjunction with the operation of certain onshore oil and gas exploration and production facilities.
HB 33: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 45, SLA 1998 An Act relating to real estate licensing and the real estate surety fund, and providing for an effective date. (Rokeberg by request.)
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HB 41: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 4, SLA 1997 Relating to impairment rating guides used in evaluation of certain worker's compensation claims.
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HB 51: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 94, SLA 1998 An Act relating to the Department of Environmental Conservation.
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HB 191: An Act regulating auctions and auctioneers; and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by request)
HB 210: An Act relating to the extension of contracts for the sale and delivery of in-bond merchandise at international airports.
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HB 222: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 108, SLA 1997 An Act relating to abondoned, wrecked, or junk vehicles.
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HB 247: An Act relating to escrow accounts; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 304: An Act relating to the location of the convening of the legislature in regular session; repealing provisions relating to student guests of the legislature; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 306: An Act relating to the real estate surety fund.
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HB 319: Withdrawn by sponsor An Act relating to an employee's expectation of privacy in employer premises.
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HB 433: An Act establishing a tax credit for taxpayers engaged in a trade or business who employ certain persons who are state residents; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 434: An Act requiring drug testing for applicants for and recipients of assistance under the Alaska temporary assistance program; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 435: An Act relating to the consumer price index; and providing for an effective date.
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HCR 9: Proposing amendments to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to committee meetings; and providing for an effective date.
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HJR 1: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the duration of a regular session. (Jointly sponsored with Sanders.)
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HJR 2: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to repeal of regulations by the legislature. (Jointly sponsored with James.)
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HJR 4: Proposing amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to terms of legislators. (Jointly sponsored with Therriault.)
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HJR 13: Passed as 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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HJR 15: Passed as SJR 7 Supporting continued funding of the Alaska National Guard Youth Corps Challenge Program.
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Co-Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 2: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 44, SLA 1998 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 6: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 64, SLA 1997 Amending laws relating to the disclosure of information relating to certain minors.
HB 7: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 108, SLA 1998 Authorizing establishment of community dispute resolution centers to foster the resolution of disputes between juvenile offenders and their victims.
HB 10: An Act requiring mediation in a civil action against an architect, engineer, or land surveyor; amending Rule 100, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
HB 22: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 18, SLA 1997 An Act relating to civil liability for illegal sales of alcoholic beverages; and providing for an effective date.
HB 95: An Act relating to motor vehicle registration, licensing, and insurance; and providing for an effective date.
HB 131: An Act providing for an advisory vote on the issue of capital punishment.
HB 158: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 60, SLA 1997 An Act relating to attendance at a public school on a part-time basis.
HB 203: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 96, SLA 1998 An Act relating to actions for unlawful trade practices.
HB 207: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 106, SLA 1997 An Act relating to employer drug and alcohol testing programs.
HB 241: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 101, SLA 1997 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 266: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 78, SLA 1997 An Act relating to limited liability companies and limited partnerships; and providing for an effective date.
HB 272: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 116, SLA 1998 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 300: An Act relating to health insurance; and providing for an effective date.
HB 309: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 3, SLA 1998 An Act naming the Robert B. Atwood Building.
HB 334: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 38, SLA 1998 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 350: An Act requiring that the cost of contraceptives and related health care services be included in health insurance coverage.
HB 357: See SB 261 - Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 16, SLA 1998 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 380: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 29, SLA 1998 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: Passed into law 1997 as Legislative Resolve 2 Relating to a new Alaska liquefied natural gas project.
HCR 7: Passed into law 1998 as Legislative Resolve 45 Proposing an amendment to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to notice of committee meetings held during the first week of a first regular session.
HCR 13: Relating to management of Alaska's wildlife resources.
HCR 19: Passed into law 1998 as Legislative Resolve 48 Relating to the Alaska Council of Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf/Blind.
HJR 12: Passed into law 1997 as Legislative Resolve 5 Urging the Secretary of the interior to conduct competitive oil and gas lease sales within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.
HJR 14: Passed into law 1997 as Legislative Resolve 31 Relating to supporting the "American Land Sovereignty Protection Act.
HJR 20: Relating to the RS 2477 rights-of-way.
HJR 21: Relating to amendment of Title VIII of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
HJR 29: Passed into law 1998 as Legislative Resolve 57 Supporting an increase in federal funding for prostate cancer research.
HJR 44: Passed into law 1998 as Legislative Resolve 74 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to redistricting of the legislature.
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 49: Passed into law 1998 as Legislative Resolve 50 Relating to opposition to a moratorium on the building of roads in the roadless areas of national forests.
HJR 52: Passed into law 1998 as Legislative Resolve 62 Relating to opposition to the designation of any rivers in Alaska as American Heritage Rivers under the American Heritage Rivers initiative.
HJR 53: Passed into law 1998 as Legislative Resolve 65 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: Passed into law 1998 as Legislative Resolve 75 Relating to bringing Balto back to Alaska.
SB 14: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 39, SLA 1997 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 56: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 10, SLA 1997 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 63: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 9, SLA 1998 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 134: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 68, SLA 1997 An Act relating to home schooling for elementary and secondary students.
SB 137: Passed into law 1997 as Chapter 23, SLA 1997 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 159: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 8, SLA 1998 An Act relating to the new business incentive program.
SB 261: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 16, SLA 1998 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 305: Passed into law 1998 as Chapter 59, SLA 1998 An Act establishing a standard for determining when an injured worker is eligible for reemployment benefits and establishing a procedure for adopting a new, revised, or replacement standard for determining when an injured worker is eligible for reemployment benefits.
SJR 7: Passed into law 1997 as Legislative Resolve 7 Supporting continued funding of the Alaska National Guard Youth Corps Challenge Program.
SJR 9: Passed into law 1997 as Legislative Resolve 3 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.
SJR 20: Passed into law 1997 as Legislative Resolve 19 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.

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