22nd Alaska State Legislature
Representative Richard Foster (D)
District 38 - Nome



No Large Picture Available. Session:
State Capitol, Room 410
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3789
Fax: (907) 465-3242


Interim:
PO Box 1630
Nome, AK 99762-1630
Phone: (907) 443-5036
Phone: (907) 269-0272
Fax: (907) 269-0273

Elected to the House 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000

Staff

Larry LaBolle 465-3789
Robert Walsh 269-0272

House Committee Memberships

Chair:
Transportation & Public Facilities Finance Subcommittee
Military & Veterans' Affairs Finance Subcommittee

Member:
Finance Committee

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor Legislation

HB 97 : Purchase of Structured Settlements
An Act relating to court approval of the purchase of structured settlements.
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HB 239 : Vocational Education Pilot Program
An Act establishing a pilot program for a regional learning center.
| Sponsor Statement |

Co-Sponsor Legislation

HB 6 : Municipal Property Tax Exemptions
An Act relating to optional exemptions from municipal property taxes on residential property.

HB 8 : Legislative Road Development Task Force
An Act establishing the Legislative Road Development Task Force; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 20 : Aid to Municipalities and Others
An Act relating to organization grants to cities, to state aid to unincorporated communities, and to municipal dividends; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 53 : Seismic Hazards Safety Commission
Passed! Chapter 109 Session Law 2002
An Act establishing the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission.

HB 101 : Charter Schools
Passed! Chapter 70 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to charter schools; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 127 : Aircraft Emergency Equipment
Passed! Chapter 56 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to aviation and to emergency equipment to be carried on aircraft.

HB 129 : Free Park Permits: Disabled Vets/Sr. Citizens
An Act relating to lifetime state park developed campsite permits.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 171 : Alaska History Curriculum
An Act relating to a curriculum for Alaska history; and providing for an effective date.

HB 172 : Therapeutic Drug and Alcohol Courts
Passed! Chapter 64 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to therapeutic courts for offenders; to the authorized number of superior court judges; amending Rule 35, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 207 : Realignment of Judicial Districts
Passed! Chapter 108 Session Law 2002
An Act moving election district 24 as described in the Constitution of the State of Alaska at statehood from the Second Judicial District to the Fourth Judicial District and adding the Nabesna area to the Third Judicial District and removing it from the Fourth Judicial District.

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.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

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.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 244 : Right-of-Way Denali Borough for RR Utility Corridor
Passed into Law! Veto Overridden, Chapter 2 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to a grant of state land to the Denali Borough for a railroad and utility corridor and a railroad development project; repealing provisions relating to a grant of a right-of-way of land for a railroad and utility corridor to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 252 : Children in Need of Aid: Services & LIAB
An Act relating to the construction of certain statutes relating to children; relating to the scope of duty and standard of care for persons who provide services to certain children and families; relating to civil liability for damages to certain children and their families resulting from failure to comply with certain statutes; relating to intensive family preservation services; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 274 : Workers' Comp: Hearing/Medical Exam
Passed! Chapter 84 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the qualification of a physician used for an employer's independent medical examination; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 275 : Broadcasting Promoting Charitable Gaming
An Act relating to the use of broadcasting to promote charitable gaming activities.
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HB 285 : Alaska's State Song
An Act adding a second verse to the official Alaska state song.
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HB 305 : Noncompliance With Selective Service
Passed! Chapter 89 Session Law 2002
An Act prohibiting certain state employment, a student loan, or a permanent fund dividend for a person who fails to register for the military selective service; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 306 : Euthanasia for Domestic Animals
Passed! Chapter 62 Session Law 2002
An Act authorizing the Department of Community and Economic Development to issue permits to certain agencies to purchase, possess, and use certain drugs for euthanizing domestic animals.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 349 : Agency Program And Financial Plans
Passed! Chapter 98 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to agency programs and financial plans.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 382 : Cleanup Of Illegal Drug Sites
An Act relating to the evaluation and cleanup of sites where certain controlled substances may have been manufactured or stored; and providing for an effective date.

HB 409 : Eliminate Daylight Saving Time
An Act rejecting the use of daylight saving time.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 464 : Correspondence Study Programs
An Act relating to statewide school district correspondence study and to centralized correspondence study.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 489 : Cruelty To Animals
An Act relating to cruelty to animals.
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HB 491 : G.O. Bonds: Public Schools
An Act relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of paying the cost of construction and major maintenance for certain public school facilities; and providing for an effective date.

HB 495 : School Construction: Bonds/Financing Auth
An Act relating to financing school construction; relating to the public school trust fund; establishing the Education Facilities Financing Authority; and providing for an effective date.

HCR 20 : Sept 11 Day of Rememberance
Passed! Legislative Resolve 49
Relating to declaring September 11, 2002, as Emergency Service Providers and Armed Forces Appreciation Day.
| Sponsor Statement |

HJR 16 : Oppose Canadian Fee to Transport Firearms
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.

HJR 17 : Destroy Brady Bill Records
Urging the President of the United States and the Congress to act to ensure that federal agencies do not retain records relating to lawful purchase or ownership of firearms gathered through the Brady Handgun Bill instant check system.

HJR 27 : WWII Alaska-USSR Lend-Lease Monuments
Passed! Legislative Resolve 26
Supporting the erection of monuments in Alaska, Russia, and Canada to commemorate the World War II lend-lease program between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
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HJR 30 : Desecration of U.S. Flag
Passed! Legislative Resolve 59
Relating to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting desecration of the Flag of the United States.
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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.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 79 : Fred Zharoff Memorial Bridge
Passed! Chapter 11 Session Law 2001
An Act naming the Fred Zharoff Memorial Bridge.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 93 : Arctic Winter Games Team Alaska Trust
Passed! Chapter 21 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to the Arctic Winter Games Team Alaska trust; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 145 : Village Public Safety Officer Program
Passed! Chapter 97 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to the expansion of the village public safety officer program to include the provision of probation and parole supervision services, and to retirement benefits for village public safety officers.
| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 3 : F-22 Raptor Aircraft at Elmendorf AFB
Passed! Legislative Resolve 6
Relating to the deployment of F-22 Raptor aircraft at Elmendorf Air Force Base.
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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 9 : National Missile Defense System
Passed! Legislative Resolve 7
Relating to the development and deployment of the National Missile Defense System.
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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.
| Sponsor Statement |

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