22nd Alaska State Legislature
Senator Rick Halford (R)
President of the Senate

District M - Chugiak/Eagle River



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PO Box 670190
Chugiak, AK 99567-0190
Phone: (907) 694-4958
Fax: (907) 694-0549

Elected to the House 1978, 1980
Elected to the Senate 1982, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000

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Kelly Huber 465-4958
Susan Wallen 694-4958

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Joint Committee on Natural Gas Pipelines
Legislative Council Joint Committee
Resources Committee
Rules Committee
State Affairs Committee
Fish & Game Finance Subcommittee
Governor Finance Subcommittee
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Legislation

Prime Sponsor Legislation

SB 18 : Marine Passenger Vessels
An Act relating to certain passenger vessels operating in the marine waters of the state.

SB 75 : Service Areas: Voter Approval/Tax Zones
An Act relating to municipal service areas and providing for voter approval of the formation, alteration, or abolishment of certain service areas.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 80 : Appropriation: Special Olympics
An Act making a special appropriation to the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs for a grant to 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 99 : DNA Registration of Burglars
Passed! Chapter 49 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to the DNA identification registration system.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 100 : Personal Motor Vehicles/Registration
Passed Legislature! Transmitted to Governor
An Act relating to regulation and operation of personal motor vehicles.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 105 : Victims' Rights/ Prisoner's PFD
Passed! Chapter 92 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to victims' rights; relating to establishing an office of victims' rights; relating to the crime victim's choice to appear or testify in a criminal case; relating to compensation of victims of violent crimes; relating to eligibility for a permanent fund dividend for persons convicted of and incarcerated for certain offenses; relating to notice of appropriations concerning victims' rights; relating to restitution for criminal and delinquency acts; authorizing the state to collect restitution on behalf of victims of crime and delinquent acts and the release of certain information related to that collection; relating to the forfeiture of certain cash and other security for payment of other restitution; relating to access by the Violent Crimes Compensation Board to certain records regarding delinquency acts to award compensation to victims; relating to immunity for damages related to certain collections of restitution; amending Rule 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 16, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 9, Alaska Delinquency Rules, and Rules 402 and 501, Alaska Rules of Evidence; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 125 : Land Entry Under State Reservation of Rights
An Act prescribing a definition of 'damages' that a landowner may claim for injury to or interference with the owner's use of property by a person entering upon the land under the state reservation of oil, gas, mineral, material, or related interests, addressing the determination of the form, amount, and security of the surety bond determined by the director of lands to secure the landowner payment for damages, directing preparation of notice to the landowner for subsurface activities on the land, and setting a limitation on actions against a landowner resulting from entry upon land under the state reservation of interests.
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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 |

SB 198 : Statewide Suicide Prevention Council
Passed! Chapter 84 Session Law 2001
An Act establishing the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 219 : Navigable Waters Commission
Passed! Chapter 71 Session Law 2002
An Act establishing and relating to the Navigable Waters Commission for Alaska.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 328 : Big Game Hunters Accompanied By Guide
Passed! Chapter 14 Session Law 2002
An Act requiring that a nonresident big game hunter be accompanied by a big game guide who is providing big game hunting services to the nonresident under a contract with the nonresident or who is employed by a big game guide who has a contract to provide big game hunting services to the nonresident.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 329 : Allow CDQ Groups To Hold Entry Permits
An Act authorizing community development quota groups to hold commercial fishing permits.
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SJR 40 : Constitutional Amendment: Voter Approval of Certain Bills
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska permitting certain bills dealing with appropriations or taxes to take effect only if approved by the voters.

Co-Sponsor Legislation

HB 44 : Joe Redington Sr. Memorial Road
Passed! Chapter 1 Session Law 2001
An Act designating the Joe Redington, Sr., Memorial Trail.
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HB 48 : No Social Security Number Required on Hunting/Fishing License
Passed! Chapter 39 Session Law 2001
An Act eliminating a requirement that a social security number be provided by an applicant for certain hunting or sport fishing licenses, tags, and permits; eliminating a requirement that applications for certain licenses and tags be sworn to by the applicants before an officer authorized to administer oaths; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 79 : Eagle River Veterans' Memorial Highway
Passed! Chapter 6 Session Law 2001
An Act designating a portion of the Eagle River Loop Road as the Eagle River Veterans' Memorial Highway.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 110 : Social Security Number & Driver's Licenses
Passed! Chapter 40 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to driver's licenses and instructional permits; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 111 : Civil Liability and Livestock
An Act relating to civil liability for injuries or death resulting from livestock activities.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 115 : Emergency Commitment Orders and Treatment
Passed! Chapter 72 Session Law 2001
Act relating to the services of certain medical professionals in civil proceedings for the commitment of certain intoxicated persons; allowing a physician assistant or advanced nurse practitioner to certify the need for emergency treatment as a result of intoxication; and providing for an effective date.

HB 164 : Grandparents' Rights Regarding CINA
Passed! Chapter 43 Session Law 2001
An Act prescribing the rights of grandparents related to child-in-need-of-aid hearings; and amending Rules 3, 7, 10, 15, 17, and 19, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules of Procedure.
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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 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 210 : Statute of Limitations: Sexual Assault
Passed! Chapter 86 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to sexual assault and sexual abuse of a minor.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 285 : Alaska's State Song
An Act adding a second verse to the official Alaska state song.
| Sponsor Statement |

HCR 6 : Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week
Passed! Legislative Resolve 11
Requesting the Governor to declare March 18 - 24, 2001, to be Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week.

HJR 6 : Roadless Policy
Passed! Legislative Resolve 4
Relating to opposition to the inclusion of national forests in Alaska within former President Clinton's Roadless Area Conservation rule and supporting the overturning of this inclusion by litigation, by congressional action, or by action of President Bush.
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HJR 7 : Endorsing ANWR Leasing
Passed! Legislative Resolve 5
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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SB 49 : No Social Security Number Required on Hunting/Fishing License
An Act eliminating a requirement that a social security number be provided by an applicant for certain hunting or sport fishing licenses, tags, and permits; eliminating a requirement that an application for certain licenses and tags be subscribed and sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 72 : Take a Child Hunting Season
Passed! Chapter 68 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to 'take-a-child-hunting' seasons for big game.
| 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 86 : Teacher Employment & Subject Expertise
Passed! Chapter 69 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to employment of teachers who have subject-matter expertise; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 119 : William R. Wood Fairbanks International Airport
An Act naming the Bill Wood Fairbanks International Airport; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 151 : Bristol Bay Salmon Classic
Passed! Chapter 78 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to the Bristol Bay Salmon Classic; and providing for an effective date.

SB 164 : No Gas Pipeline over Beaufort Sea
Passed! Chapter 29 Session Law 2001
An Act prohibiting leases under the Right-of-Way Leasing Act on state land in or adjacent to the Beaufort Sea; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 248 : Extending Council On Domestic Violence
An Act extending the termination date of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 295 : Licensing: Disclosure Of Minors Records
Passed! Chapter 47 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the disclosure of information regarding delinquent minors to certain licensing agencies; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 2 : Approp: Sobriety Awareness Month
Passed! Legislative Resolve 10
Relating to declaring March 2001 as Sobriety Awareness Month.
| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 22 : Sobriety Awareness Month
Passed! Legislative Resolve 42
Relating to declaring March 2002 as Sobriety Awareness Month.
| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 28 : Joint Legis Salmon Industry Task Force
Passed! Legislative Resolve 53
Establishing the Joint Legislative Salmon Industry Task Force.
| Sponsor Statement |

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.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 |

SJR 17 : Federal Gun Policies
Passed! Legislative Resolve 21
Relating to requesting that President Bush renounce and reverse Clinton Administration anti-gun-ownership policies and reorient the United States Department of Justice towards policies that accurately reflect the intent of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution to grant individual Americans the right to keep and bear arms.
| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 23 : Constitutional Spending Limit
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to an appropriation limit and a spending limit.
| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 27 : National Guard Armory in Juneau
Passed! Legislative Resolve 28
Relating to an Alaska National Guard Armory in Juneau.

SJR 31 : Tax Exempt Bond to Fund Veterans Loans
Passed! Legislative Resolve 52
Urging the United States Congress to permit the use of tax exempt bonds to fund loans for veterans who served after 1976.
| Sponsor Statement |

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