22nd Alaska State Legislature
Representative Norman Rokeberg (R)
District 11 - Anchorage



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Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4968
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District 11 & Judiciary Committee Info

Interim:
716 W 4th, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 269-0117
Fax: (907) 269-0119

Elected to the House: 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000

Staff

Heather M. Nobrega, J.D.
Judiciary Committee Counsel
465-4990 (Jan-May)
269-0117 (June-Dec)
Janet Seitz 465-4968 (Jan-May)
269-0117 (June-Dec)
Jamie Usera 465-4968 (Jan-May)

House Committee Memberships

Chair:
Judiciary Committee

Member:
Special Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Tourism
Fiscal Policy Caucus
Labor & Commerce Committee
Legislative Council Joint Committee
Law Finance Subcommittee
Corrections Finance Subcommittee

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Press Releases

Past Press Release Archive

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Opinion-Editorial

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 1 : Move Legislature to Anchorage
An Act relating to the location of legislative sessions; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 2 : Real Property Tax in Unorganized Borough
An Act relating to a tax on real property in the unorganized borough.
| Sponsor Statement |

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.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 4 : Drunk Driving & Motor Vehicles/Boats/Planes
Passed! Chapter 60, Session Law 2002
An Act relating to motor vehicles and to operating a motor vehicle, aircraft, or watercraft; and providing for an effective date."
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
| Highlights [PDF] - 2 page(s) - 63 K|
| Major Points [PDF] - 5 page(s) - 56 K |
| Comparison CSJUD to CSFIN [PDF] - 11 page(s) - 29 K |
| Comparison Hou to Sen [PDF] - 9 page(s) - 28 K |

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 27 : Home Inspectors/Contractors
An Act relating to the registration of individuals who perform home inspections; relating to regulation of contractors; relating to registration fees for specialty contractors, home inspectors, and associate home inspectors; relating to home inspection requirements for residential loans purchased or approved by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; relating to civil actions by and against home inspectors and to civil actions arising from residential unit inspections; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 57 : Construction of Legislative Hall
An Act relating to construction of a legislative hall.
| Sponsor Statement | Sponsor Statement |

HB 67 : Motor Vehicle Registration/Insurance
An Act relating to motor vehicle liability insurance for taxicabs.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 68 : Immunity: Cabbie Driving Drunk's Car Home
An Act relating to accidents involving the vehicle of a person under the influence of an alcoholic beverage; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 69 : Income of the Permanent Fund
An Act relating to income of the permanent fund; 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 77 : Appropriations: Replacement of API
An Act relating to appropriations for the design and construction of a replacement facility or facilities for the Alaska Psychiatric Institute and for a grant to study the feasibility of locating certain health programs at the site of the Alaska Psychiatric Institute; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 290 : Comprehensive Health Insurance Association
An Act relating to health care insurance and to the Comprehensive Health Insurance Association; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
| Facts of Interest     [PDF] - 1 page - 82 |
| Analysis of Change in Assessment Formula     [PDF] - 4 page - 89 |
| ACHIA Assessment 2002     [PDF] - 3 page - 65 |

HB 293 : AHFC Loans to Teachers
An Act relating to the teachers' housing loan program in the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 315 : State Health Insurance for Business/Nonprofits
An Act allowing employers that are small businesses, small nonprofit organizations, or small associations for insurance purposes to join state employee insurance coverage as a group; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 394 : Oil & Gas Royalty Modification
An Act relating to adjustments to royalty reserved to the state to encourage otherwise uneconomic production of oil and gas; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis [PDF] - 7 page(s) - 2.8 Mb|

HB 470 : Common Interest Ownership: Offering Statements
Passed! Chapter 120 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to public offering statements required under the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HCR 3 : Amend Uniform Rules: Committee Action on Bills
Proposing amendments to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to committee meetings; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HJR 1 : Constitution Amendment: 90 Day Legislative Session
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the duration of a regular session.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 86 : Civil Liability for Improper Litigation
An Act relating to civil liability for certain false or improper allegations in a civil pleading or for certain improper acts relating to a civil action.
| 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 101 : Charter Schools
Passed! Chapter 70 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to charter schools; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 118 : Senior Citizen-Veteran Property Tax Exemption
Passed! Chapter 23 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to a mandatory exemption from municipal taxes on certain residences; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 128 : Approval for Employment of Minors
Passed! Chapter 76 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the required approval of the commissioner of labor and workforce development for the employment of certain minors; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

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.
| 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 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 273 : Alaska Airport Authority
An Act relating to the airports in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Cold Bay, and establishing the Alaska Airport Authority; and providing for an effective date.

HB 300 : Procurement of Travel Services
Passed! Chapter 112 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the procurement of certain travel services.

HB 320 : Electronic Balloting Equipment
Passed! Chapter 6 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the use of electronic balloting equipment.
| 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 464 : Correspondence Study Programs
An Act relating to statewide school district correspondence study and to centralized correspondence study.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 474 : Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge
Passed Legislature! Vetoed by Governor
An Act relating to public rights-of-way and easements for surface transportation affecting the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 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.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 37 : Alaska Airlines 70th Anniversary
Passed! Legislative Resolve 46
Congratulating Alaska Airlines on its 70th Anniversary.
| 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 88 : Metropolitan Planning Organizations
Passed Legislature! Vetoed by Governor
An Act relating to metropolitan planning organizations and to establishment of a metropolitan planning organization for the Anchorage metropolitan area; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 123 : Legislative Approval of Railroad Facilities
An Act relating to legislative approval for the design and construction of facilities of the Alaska Railroad Corporation.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 152 : DOT&PF Related Contract Claims
Passed! Chapter 98 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to the handling of and interest on contract controversies involving the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities or state agencies to whom the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities delegates the responsibility for handling the controversies.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 218 : Airports:Bonds/Construction Fund/Facility Charge
Passed! Chapter 99 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to international airports revenue bonds and requiring that the spending plan for the International Airports Construction Fund include information about the amounts spent during the previous fiscal year for cost overruns on certain projects and the identification of time delays on certain projects; relating to customer facility charges to fund facilities in airports to be constructed without using international airport revenue bonds; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 319 : Shallow Natural Gas: Leasing & Discharges
Passed! Chapter 49 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to shallow natural gas; and providing for an effective date.
| 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 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 |

Past Legislation Archive

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House District 11 Community Councils

The links below will take you to community council web sites that cover House District 11. Please note that community councils are non-partisan organizations.

Past District Information Archive

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Public Meetings

House District 27 Public Meetings

Community Councils:
  Wed, Jan. 8
7:00 pm
Spenard Community Council, Spenard Recreation Center, 2020 West 48th Avenue.
Contact: Tom McGrath, tommcgrath@gci.net
  Thur, Jan. 9
7:00 pm
Turnagain Community Council, Turnagain Elementary School, 3500 West Northern Lights.
Contact: Pat Redmond, plredmond@chugach.net
  Mon, Jan. 13
7:00 pm
Sand Lake Community Council, Sand Lake Elementary School, 7500 Jewel Lake Road.
Contact: Sherri Jackson, jacksonsherri@hotmail.com or by phone at (907) 223-0684.
Sand Lake Community Council's Web Site: http://www.communitycouncils.org/slccinfo.html
  Thur, Jan. 9
7:30 pm
Taku/Campbell Community Council, Taku Elementary School, 701 East 72nd Avenue.
Contact: Don Peacock, birdie@alaska.net
My Anchorage Legislative Office Closes:
  Thur, Jan. 9 My Anchorage legislative office closes as my staff heads for Juneau. After January 9th, please contact me through my Juneau office.
  Mon, Jan. 13 I will be leaving for Juneau for the start of the 23rd Legislature. As the House Rules Chairman, I will be participating in the orientation for new legislators and staff.
23rd Alaska State Legislature Convenes:
  Tue, Jan. 21  




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