22nd Alaska State Legislature
Representative Hugh "Bud" Fate (R)
District 33 - Fairbanks



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State Capitol, Room 416
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Toll Free: (866) 465-4976
Phone: (907) 465-4976
Fax: (907) 465-3883


Interim - mail only:
119 N. Cushman, Suite 101
Fairbanks, AK 99701

Interim - office:
3340 Badger Rd., Suite 290
North Pole, AK 99705
Toll Free: (866) 465-4976
Phone: (907) 488-0862
Fax: (907) 488-4271

Elected to the House: 2000

Staff

Sharon Clark 465-4976 (Jan-May)
488-0862 (Jun-Dec)
Jay Hardenbrook 465-4976 (Jan-May)
488-0862 (Jun-Dec)
JoAnn Lesh 465-4976 (Jan-May)

Committee Memberships

Vice-Chair:
Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee
Special Committee on Oil and Gas
State Affairs Committee
Resources Committee

Member:
Fiscal Policy Caucus
Joint Committee on Natural Gas Pipelines
Fish & Game Finance Subcommittee
Transportation & Public Facilities Finance Subcommittee
Revenue Finance Subcommittee

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Press Releases

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 81 : Extending Board of Dental Examiners
Passed! Chapter 24 Session Law 2001
An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Dental Examiners; relating to the Board of Dental Examiners and regulation of the practice of dentistry; and relating to dental hygienists and dental assistants.
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HB 91 : Add Physician Assistant to State Medical Board
An Act relating to the membership and quorum requirements of the State Medical Board.
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HB 178 : Management of Fish and Game
An Act relating to the powers and duties of the commissioner of fish and game, the Department of Fish and Game, and the Board of Game, to taking and use of certain game animals, and to consideration of the budget of the Department of Fish and Game by the legislature; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 205 : Resource Development: BD/Grants/Fund
An Act relating to resource development, to the new business incentive program, and to matching grants for the purpose of promoting resource development from appropriations of a portion of the revenue derived from the extraction of certain state natural resources.
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HB 219 : Repeal Sunset of Mental Health Assistance
An Act relating to mental health treatment facilities; repealing the termination date of the mental health treatment assistance program; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 222 : Annual Rental for Mining Claims
An Act relating to annual rental fees for mining claims.
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HB 232 : Remote Recreational Cabin Site Sales
An Act relating to the disposal of state land by lottery; and relating to sale or lease of remote recreational cabin sites.
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HB 263 : Regulation of Hot Springs Water
Passed! Chapter 22 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to water quality standards applicable to flow-through hot springs.
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HB 282 : Prescription Drug Insurance Benefits
An Act relating to prescription drug benefits under a group health care insurance plan.
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HB 301 : Noncash Child Support
An Act providing that certain obligors will receive credit against their child support obligation for certain types of noncash child support; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 307 : Oil/Gas Exploration Incentive Credit
Passed! Chapter 139 Session Law 2002
An Act delaying to June 30, 2007, the last date by which hydrocarbon exploration geophysical work must be performed or drilling of a stratigraphic test well or exploratory well must be completed in order for a person to qualify for an exploration incentive credit.
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HB 308 : Oil/Gas Leases; Discovery Royalty Credit
An Act extending to discoveries of oil or gas in the Tanana River drainage basin the discovery royalty credits that are authorized for lessees of state land drilling exploratory wells and making the first discovery of oil or gas in an oil or gas pool and for licensees under oil and gas exploration licenses making the first discovery of oil or gas in an oil or gas pool that convert those licenses to oil and gas leases.
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HB 339 : Chiropractors: Sunset/Licensing
An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners; and relating to chiropractors.

HB 411 : Physician Assistants
Passed! Chapter 18 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to physician assistants; providing that a physician assistant is a health care provider covered by certain laws relating to medical malpractice actions; adding physician assistants to the list of providers against whom unfair discrimination relating to health care insurance is prohibited and to the list of providers who can provide proof of disablement or handicap for the purpose of motor vehicle registration or for the purpose of obtaining a special license plate or a special parking permit; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 422 : Sport Fish Licenses For 9/11 Responders
An Act authorizing the commissioner of fish and game to issue complimentary sport fishing licenses and tags to September 11 emergency responders and their spouses; and providing for an effective date.
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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 3 : Deposits to the Permanent Fund
An Act relating to deposits to the Alaska permanent fund from mineral lease rentals, royalties, royalty sale proceeds, net profit shares under AS 38.05.180(f) and (g), federal mineral revenue sharing payments received by the state from mineral leases, and bonuses received by the state from mineral leases, and limiting deposits from those sources to the 25 percent required under art. IX, sec. 15, Constitution of the State of Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 13 : Municipal Service Areas
Passed! Chapter 31 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to municipal service areas and providing for voter approval of the formation, alteration, or abolishment of certain service areas.
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HB 95 : Withdrawn by Sponsor
Control of Capitol Space
An Act relating to control of space in the state capitol and other buildings occupied by the legislature and its agencies; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 99 : School Discipline and Safety
Passed! Chapter 50 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to school discipline and safety programs; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 101 : Charter Schools
Passed! Chapter 70 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to charter schools; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 114 : Inhalant Abuse
An Act relating to abuse of inhalants; and relating to minors under the influence of alcohol, inhalants, or drugs.

HB 151 : Bill Wood Fairbanks International Airport
An Act naming the Bill Wood Fairbanks International Airport; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 158 : Criteria for Regulations
An Act relating to the criteria for the adoption of regulations and to the relationship between a regulation and its enabling statute; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 171 : Alaska History Curriculum
An Act relating to a curriculum for Alaska history; and providing for an effective date.

HB 196 : Right of Action for Legal Separation
Passed! Chapter 80 Session Law 2002
An Act establishing a right of action for a legal separation; requiring a report about legal separations; and amending Rule 42(a), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.
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HB 241 : Rail and Utility Corridor to Canada
An Act relating to a railroad utility corridor for extension of the Alaska Railroad to Canada and to extension of the Alaska Railroad to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada.
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HB 268 : Limits on Right to Privacy
An Act relating to the constitutional right to privacy.
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HB 272 : Tobacco Use Prevention Trust
An Act establishing an account in the general fund for smoking education and cessation funds; relating to the Alaska tobacco use education and cessation trust; repealing a provision of law relating to funds used for smoking education and cessation programs; and providing for an effective date.

HB 283 : Appointments to Board of Fisheries
An Act relating to appointments to the Board of Fisheries and to the ex officio secretary of the Board of Fisheries.
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HB 284 : Board of Fisheries Conflicts of Interest
An Act relating to participation in matters before the Board of Fisheries by members of the board; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 286 : Fishing Permits/Associations/Assessments
Passed! Chapter 134 Session Law 2002
An Act allowing a person to hold two commercial fishing entry permits for a salmon fishery for the purpose of consolidating the fishing fleet for a salmon fishery; relating to salmon fishery associations and to salmon fishery assessments; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 287 : Exempt Entry Permits From Creditor Claims
Passed! Chapter 138 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the exemption of commercial fishing entry permits from claims of creditors and execution on an interest in a limited entry permit; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 288 : Limited Entry Buy-Back Program/Assessment
Passed! Chapter 135 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to commercial fishing limited entry permit buy-back programs, to a permit buy-back assessment, and to voluntary relinquishment of commercial fishing permits; and defining 'optimum number.'
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HB 303 : Individual Income Tax
An Act relating to taxation of individual income; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 304 : Permanent Fund Income
An Act relating to the education fund and the infrastructure and economic development fund, to the market value of the permanent fund, to distribution of the income of the permanent fund, and to the determination of net income of the mental health trust fund.

HB 320 : Electronic Balloting Equipment
Passed! Chapter 6 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the use of electronic balloting equipment.
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HB 348 : Violation Of A Domestic Violence Order
Passed! Chapter 113 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to violations of domestic violence protective orders.

HB 376 : Fish & Game In Navigable Waters
An Act relating to management of fish and game in and on the navigable waters and submerged lands of Alaska.
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HB 400 : Permanent Fund Contribution For Education
An Act relating to contributions from permanent fund dividends for municipal school districts and regional educational attendance areas; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 451 : Municipal Bond Reimbursement
An Act relating to municipal bond reimbursement for school construction; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 464 : Correspondence Study Programs
An Act relating to statewide school district correspondence study and to centralized correspondence study.
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HJR 12 : Const. Am: Hunting, Trapping, Fishing
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to hunting, trapping, and fishing.
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HJR 33 : Support War On Terrorism & Support Peace
Passed! Legislative Resolve 48
Expressing gratitude to President George W. Bush, to the President's cabinet, to the men and women of the United States armed forces, and to the United States Congress and declaring support for the war on terrorism and for the President's effort to support democracies and promote peace worldwide.
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HJR 35 : Repeal Estate Tax
Relating to urging the United States Congress to amend the tax code to permanently repeal the estate tax.
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HJR 45 : Salmon Labeling
Passed! Legislative Resolve 60
Relating to the labeling of salmon food products.

SB 58 : Add Physician Asst. to State Medical Board
Passed! Chapter 16 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to the membership and quorum requirements of the State Medical Board.

SB 65 : Study of Pay Equity for State Employees
Passed! Chapter 48 Session Law 2001
An Act requiring a study regarding equal pay for equal work of certain state employees.
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SB 79 : Fred Zharoff Memorial Bridge
Passed! Chapter 11 Session Law 2001
An Act naming the Fred Zharoff Memorial Bridge.
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SCR 4 : Alaska Tartan Day
Passed! Legislative Resolve 9
Relating to declaring April 6, 2001, as Alaska Tartan Day.
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SJR 8 : Voting Sites at Military Installations
Passed! Legislative Resolve 8
Relating to supporting polling places at military installations and reserve component facilities.
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SJR 12 : Eliminate Marriage Tax Penalty
Passed! Legislative Resolve 13
Urging the United States Congress to amend the tax code to reduce the marriage penalty.
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SJR 14 : Oppose Canadian Fee to Transport Firearms
Passed! Legislative Resolve 18
Urging President Bush, the United States Department of State, and the United States Congress to intervene and negotiate with the government of Canada to reconsider the imposition of a fee to transport firearms through Canada.
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