22nd Alaska State Legislature
Senator Robin Taylor (R)
District A - Wrangell



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State Capitol, Room 30
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3873
Fax: (907) 465-3922


Interim:
PO Box 1441
Wrangell, AK 99929-1441
Phone: (907) 874-2318
Fax: (907) 874-3470

50 Front Street, Suite 203
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone: (907) 225-8088
Fax: (907) 225-0713

Elected to the House 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990
Appointed to the Senate 1992
Elected to the Senate 1992, 1996, 2000

Staff

Kay Andrew 465-3873 (Jan-May)
225-8088 (June-Dec)
Mary Hoyt 465-3873 (Jan-May)
874-2318 (June-Dec)
Carolyn Thomas 465-4906 (Jan-May)
225-8088 (June-Dec)
Darrell Thomas 465-3717 (Jan-May)
225-8088 (June-Dec)

Senate Committee Memberships

Chair:
Judiciary Committee

Vice-Chair:
Administrative and Regulatory Review Committee

Member:
Resources Committee
Transportation Committee
Administatration Finance Subcommittee
Transportation & Public Facilities Finance Subcommittee
Public Safety Finance Subcommittee
Law Finance Subcommittee

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

SB 78 : Municipal Regulation of Radio Antennas
Passed! Chapter 19 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to municipal regulation of radio antennas.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 84 : Public Utility Joint Action Agencies
Passed! Chapter 4 Session Law 2001
An Act exempting certain joint action agencies from regulation by the state or municipalities; relating to the relationship between certain joint action agencies and the public utilities that form the joint action agencies; relating to powers and immunities of certain joint action agencies; requiring filing of certain joint action agency agreements; relating to the financial affairs of certain joint action agencies; declaring certain joint action agencies to be political subdivisions for certain purposes; relating to liability and indemnification of officers, employees, and agents of certain joint action agencies; and defining 'agency agreement' and 'parties to the agency agreement' as used with reference to certain joint action agencies.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 94 : Education Funding
An Act relating to the financing of major maintenance of public school facilities; authorizing the commissioner of revenue to sell the right to receive a portion of the anticipated revenue from a certain tobacco litigation settlement to the Northern Tobacco Securitization Corporation; relating to the deposit of certain anticipated revenue from a certain tobacco litigation settlement; authorizing the issuance of bonds by the Northern Tobacco Securitization Corporation with proceeds to finance public school major maintenance; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 110 : Charitable Gaming and Gaming on Ferries
An Act relating to charitable gaming and to gaming on state ferries; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 111 : Bond to Fund Ports and Harbors
An Act relating to financing facilities for municipal ports and harbors; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 130 : Alaska Marine Highway Authority
An Act establishing the Alaska Marine Highway Authority; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 160 : 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 certain nonresident hunters, to nuisance game animals, and to consideration of the budget of the Department of Fish and Game by the legislature; and providing for an effective date.

SB 191 : Insurance Pooling by Air Carriers
An Act relating to insurance pooling by air carriers; amending the definition of group health insurance, and allowing the Department of Administration to obtain a policy or policies of group health care insurance for employers that are small businesses, nonprofit organizations, special services organizations, or small associations for insurance purposes; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 221 : Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas Development Authority
An Act establishing the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas Development Authority, a public corporation, and providing for its structure, management, responsibilities, and operation.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 228 : Insurance Guaranty Fund
An Act relating to the Alaska Insurance Guaranty Association and to liquidation of an insurer; and amending Rule 24, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 229 : Insurer Self-Audit is Privileged
An Act relating to self-audits by insurers; amending Rule 402, Alaska Rules of Evidence; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 242 : Concealed Handgun Permittees
Passed! Chapter 17 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to concealed handgun permittees.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 243 : Chiropractors: Sunset/Licensing
Passed! Chapter 39 Session Law 2002
An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners; and relating to chiropractors.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 324 : Municipal Public Utility Competing w/Telecom
Passed! Chapter 74 Session Law 2002
An Act providing that a utility or electric operating entity owned and operated by a political subdivision of the state competing directly with a telecommunications utility is not subject to the Alaska Public Utilities Regulatory Act.
| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 25 : Fish & Wildlife Public Trust/Anilca Suit
Relating to the public trust for fish and wildlife in Alaska.

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 |

Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

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 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.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 167 : Motor Vehicle License Plates: National Guard/Antique
Passed! Chapter 44 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to license plates for Alaska National Guard personnel and for antique motor vehicles; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 187 : Vandalism of Cemeteries and Graves
Passed! Chapter 83 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to the destruction, desecration, and vandalism of cemeteries and graves.
| 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 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 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 300 : Procurement of Travel Services
Passed! Chapter 112 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the procurement of certain travel services.

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.
| 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 389 : Municipal Tax Exemption: Deteriorated Property
Passed! Chapter 102 Session Law 2002
An Act eliminating the delayed repeal of a provision authorizing an exemption from and deferral of municipal property taxes on certain types of deteriorated property; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

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.
| 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.
| 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 35 : Repeal Estate Tax
Relating to urging the United States Congress to amend the tax code to permanently repeal the estate tax.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 1 : Foundation Formula Increase
An Act relating to the base student allocation used in the formula for state funding of public education; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 3 : Approp: Env.Assess. Northern Denali Access
An Act making a special appropriation for studies for the northern access into Denali National Park and Preserve; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 59 : Federal Funds to Municipalities for Roads
An Act relating to awards of federal funds to municipalities for road projects; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

SB 60 : Farm Operations: Disclosure/Nuisances
Passed! Chapter 28 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to agricultural facilities and operations as private nuisances; and to disclosures in transfers of certain real property located within the vicinity of an agricultural facility or an agricultural operation.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 61 : Student Loan Forgiveness
An Act relating to forgiveness of certain student loans; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

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.
| 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 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 79 : Fred Zharoff Memorial Bridge
Passed! Chapter 11 Session Law 2001
An Act naming the Fred Zharoff Memorial Bridge.
| 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 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 90 : Office of Citizenship Assistance
An Act establishing the Office of Citizenship Assistance; 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 102 : Social Security Numbers and Drivers' Licenses
An Act relating to the information required in an application for, and to display of social security numbers on, certain licenses and instructional permits; and providing for an effective date.
| 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 140 : Small Water-Power Development Projects
Passed! Chapter 107 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to regulation and licensing of certain water-power development projects; 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 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 166 : Appointment of US Senators
Passed into Law! Veto Overridden, Chapter 4 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to the time of filling by appointment a vacancy in the office of United States senator.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 169 : Hate Crimes: Automatic Waiver of Minors
An Act relating to the nonapplicability of the delinquency laws to certain minors accused of certain crimes against persons directed at certain victims.
| 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 204 : Wildfires and Natural Disasters
An Act relating to wildfires and other natural disasters.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 258 : Authorizing Electronic Ballots
An Act relating to the use of electronic ballots, and to voting equipment allowing disabled voters to cast secret, independent, and verifiable ballots.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 266 : Fishery Enhancement Loans
Passed! Chapter 26 Session Law 2002
An Act authorizing the commissioner of community and economic development to refinance and extend the term of a fishery enhancement loan.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 271 : Marine And Rail Transportation Authority
An Act establishing the Alaska Marine Highway Authority; establishing the marine highway transportation fund; relating to ferries and ferry terminals; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 278 : Taking Property By Eminent Domain
An Act requiring a good faith effort to purchase property before that property is taken through eminent domain; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 279 : Sport Fish Licenses For 9/11 Responders
Passed Legislature! Transmitted to Governor
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.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 320 : Motor Vehicle Insurance & Repairs
An Act prohibiting discrimination in insurance rates based on credit rating or credit scoring; 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 4 : Alaska Tartan Day
Passed! Legislative Resolve 9
Relating to declaring April 6, 2001, as Alaska Tartan Day.
| Sponsor Statement |

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

SCR 23 : Alaska Tartan Day
Passed! Legislative Resolve 47
Relating to declaring April 6, 2002, as Alaska Tartan Day.
| Sponsor Statement (Identical to SCR 4) |

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

SJR 8 : Voting Sites at Military Installations
Passed! Legislative Resolve 8
Relating to supporting polling places at military installations and reserve component facilities.
| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 9 : National Missile Defense System
Passed! Legislative Resolve 7
Relating to the development and deployment of the National Missile Defense System.
| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 10 : U.S. Coast Guard Funding
Passed! Legislative Resolve 19
Urging the United States Congress to fully fund the operational readiness and recapitalization requirements of the United States Coast Guard.
| 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 15 : Chilean Farmed Salmon
Passed! Legislative Resolve 22
Relating to imports of salmon from Chile.
| 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 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 |

SJR 32 : Const. Amendment: Marine/Rail Transportation Fund
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to a marine and rail transportation fund.
| Sponsor Statement |

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