22nd Alaska State Legislature
Representative Kevin Meyer (R)
District 19 - Anchorage



Portrait of Representative Kevin Meyer, 111 K. Session:
State Capitol, Room 110
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4945
Toll Free: (866) 465-4945
Fax: (907) 465-3476


Interim:
716 W 4th Avenue, Suite 320
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 269-0199
Fax: (907) 269-0197

Elected to the House: 2000

Staff

Suzanne Cunningham 465-6887 (Jan - May)
269-0199 (June - Dec)
Lorali Carter
Chief of Staff
Community and Regional Affairs
Committee Aide
465-6588 (Jan - May)
269-0199 (June - Dec)

House Committee Memberships

Co-Chair:
Community & Regional Affairs Committee

Member:
Judiciary Committee
Labor & Commerce Committee
Fiscal Policy Caucus
Administration Finance Subcommittee
Community & Economic Development Finance Subcommittee
Labor & Workforce Development Finance Subcommittee

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Press Releases

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 92 : Alcohol Sales Near Schools or Churches
An Act relating to sales of alcoholic beverages near a school or church.
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HB 136 : Municipal Regulation of Smoking
An Act relating to municipal regulation of smoking in certain places.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 186 : 911 Surcharge on Mobile Telephones
Passed! Chapter 82 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to a municipal enhanced 911 surcharge on wireless telephones.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 201 : Alcohol Server May Not Consume
An Act prohibiting certain persons who sell or serve alcohol from consuming alcoholic beverages during hours of employment.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 214 : Civil Action Against Minors in Bars
Passed! Chapter 87 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to a civil action against a person under 21 years of age who enters premises where alcohol is sold or consumed.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 247 : Detention of Delinquent Minors
An Act relating to the detention of delinquent minors and to temporary detention hearings; amending Rule 12, Alaska Delinquency Rules; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 256 : Distributorships
An Act relating to distributorships.

HB 279 : Statue of Limitations: Murder & Sex Crimes
An Act relating to statutes of limitations for civil actions.

HB 281 : Civil Liability for Providing Alcohol
Passed! Chapter 88 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to civil liability for providing alcoholic beverages to a person under 21 years of age; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 291 : Licensing of Residential Contractors
Passed! Chapter 7 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the requirements for obtaining a residential contractor endorsement.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 297 : Crimes: Restitution & Aggravating Factors
Passed! Chapter 23 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to restitution and to aggravating factors at sentencing.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 386 : Adoption, Cina Cases & Foster Parents
An Act relating to foster care and adoption of children in need of aid; and relating to child-in-need-of-aid proceedings.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 405 : Crimes On or Against State Vessels/Planes
Passed! Chapter 87 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses committed on or against aircraft owned or operated by the state or ferries and other watercraft owned or operated by the state; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HCR 7 : April 2001 Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Passed! Legislative Resolve 16
Relating to proclaiming April 2001 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
| Sponsor Statement |

Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 16 : Home Rule Communities
An Act relating to cities incorporated under state law that are home rule communities; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 32 : Sex Crime and Pornography Forfeitures
An Act relating to the forfeiture of property used to possess or distribute child pornography, to commit indecent viewing or photography, to commit a sex offense, or to solicit the commission of, attempt to commit, or conspire to commit possession or distribution of child pornography, indecent viewing or photography, or a sexual offense.

HB 43 : Student Loan Forgiveness
An Act relating to reimbursement of certain student loans; and providing for an effective date.

HB 76 : New Facilities for API
Passed! Chapter 55 Session Law 2001
An Act providing for and relating to the issuance of certificates of participation to finance construction of a new facility to be known as the Alaska Psychiatric Institute; giving notice of and approving the entry into and the issuance of certificates of participation in a lease-purchase agreement for construction of a new facility to be known as the Alaska Psychiatric Institute; giving notice of the intent and approval to retain investment income from pertinent appropriations to be applied to the cost of construction of a new facility to be known as the Alaska Psychiatric Institute; relating to the construction of a facility to be known as the Alaska Psychiatric Institute.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 82 : Farm Operations: Disclosure/Nuisances
An Act relating to agricultural facilities and operations as private nuisances; and to disclosures in transfers of real property located within one mile of an agricultural facility or an agricultural operation.
| Sponsor Statement |

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.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 100 : Juneteenth Day
Passed! Chapter 9 Session Law 2001
An Act establishing the third Saturday of each June as Juneteenth Day.
| 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 111 : Civil Liability and Livestock
An Act relating to civil liability for injuries or death resulting from livestock activities.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 114 : Inhalant Abuse
An Act relating to abuse of inhalants; and relating to minors under the influence of alcohol, inhalants, or drugs.

HB 135 : Excessive Police Services: Fees/ Tenancy
Passed! Chapter 111 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to municipal fees for certain police protection services and to a tenant's activities that result in the imposition of those fees.

HB 160 : Reporting of Abortions
Passed! Chapter 141 Session Law 2002
An Act requiring the reporting of induced terminations of pregnancies.
| Sponsor Statement |

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.
| 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 195 : Freedom of Religion
An Act requiring governmental entities to meet certain requirements before placing a substantial burden on a person's free exercise of religion.
| Sponsor Statement |

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.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 228 : Sale of Tobacco Products
Passed! Chapter 88 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to the accounting of fees from business license endorsements for tobacco products, to the disclosure of certain confidential cigarette and tobacco product information, to notification regarding a cigarette manufacturer's noncompliance with the tobacco product Master Settlement Agreement, to business license endorsements for sale of tobacco products, to citations and penalties for illegal sales of tobacco products; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 243 : Verify Age Required for Defense in Sex Crimes
Passed! Chapter 83 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to sexual assault or abuse of a minor.
| Sponsor Statement |

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

HB 320 : Electronic Balloting Equipment
Passed! Chapter 6 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the use of electronic balloting equipment.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 321 : Crime Victims' Compensation - Sexual Abuse/Assault
An Act limiting the factors that may be considered in making a crime victims' compensation award in cases of sexual assault or sexual abuse of a minor.

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

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.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 448 : Telemarketers Phone Lists/Registration
An Act relating to establishing a data base of residential telephone customers who do not wish to receive telephonic solicitations, providing that the data base be compiled at no cost to the customers, requiring paid telephonic sellers to purchase the data base, requiring telephonic sellers to identify themselves, and requiring telephonic solicitors who are otherwise exempt from registration as telephone solicitors to file with the Department of Law and purchase the data base; and providing for an effective date.

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.
| 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.

HCR 26 : House Arrest/Electronic Monitoring
Passed! Legislative Resolve 55
Supporting increased use of the house arrest program/electronic monitoring with sobriety monitoring as a means of preventing crime and reducing the high costs of imprisonment in Alaska.
| Sponsor Statement |

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.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 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 |

HJR 45 : Salmon Labeling
Passed! Legislative Resolve 60
Relating to the labeling of salmon food products.

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

SB 206 : Disabled Parking and Registration Plates
Passed! Chapter 56 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to registration plates and parking permits for persons with disabilities and to illegal use of parking spaces for persons with disabilities.
| 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 |



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