22nd Alaska State Legislature
Representative Peggy Wilson (R) - District 2
Wrangell, Petersburg, Sitka, Baranof, Elfin Cove, Etolin Island, Hidden Falls, Kupreanof, Mt. Edgecumbe, Pelican, Peninsula Point, Port Alexander, and Scow Bay



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State Capitol, Room 409
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Toll Free: (800) 686-3824
Phone: (907) 465-3824
Fax: (907) 465-3175


Interim:
PO Box 109
Wrangell, AK 99929
Toll Free: (800) 686-3824
Phone: (907) 874-3088
Fax: (907) 874-3055

Petersburg Phone: (907) 772-3829
Sitka Phone: (907) 747-4665

Elected to the House: 2000

Staff

Jean Ellis
Fisheries Committee Aide
465-3824 (Jan-May)
772-3829 (Jun-Dec)
Cindy Berger-Martin 465-3824 (Jan-May)
874-3088 (Jun-Dec)
Rory Schneeberger 465-3824 (Jan-May)
747-4665 (Jun-Dec)

House Committee Memberships

Co-Chair:
Special Committee on Fisheries

Vice-Chair:
Health, Education & Social Services Committee

Member:
Fiscal Policy Caucus
Special Committee on Education
State Affairs Committee
Transportation Committee
Transportation & Public Facilities Finance Subcommittee
Education & Early Development Finance Subcommittee
Health & Social Services Finance Subcommittee

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Press Releases

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 119 : Public Utility Joint Action Agencies
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 (Companion Bill SB 84 - Passed!) |

HB 203 : LBA Study of School Cost Factors
An Act making an appropriation to the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee for a study of school district cost factors; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement (Incorporated into Capital Budget) |

HB 245 : Marital & Family Therapists
An Act relating to marital and family therapists.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 276 : Regulation of Nursing
Passed! Chapter 97 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to temporary permits and licenses by endorsement issued by the Board of Nursing; and relating to the delegation of nursing duties.

HB 449 : Student Loan Forgiveness:Medical Care
An Act relating to forgiveness of certain student loans; and providing for an effective date.

HB 483 : Procurement Of Group Health Insurance
An Act authorizing state procurement of group insurance for employees of child care facilities, entities licensed as residential child care facilities, child placement agencies, foster homes, and maternity houses, and certain adult residential and day services providers, and for employees of certain nonprofit entities; repealing a provision of the state group insurance procurement law relating to payment of dividends and clarifying a provision of that law relating to part-time employees; authorizing the commissioner of administration to adopt regulations regarding state procurement of group insurance; and providing for an effective date.
| 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 |

Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

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 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 91 : Add Physician Assistant to State Medical Board
An Act relating to the membership and quorum requirements of the State Medical Board.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 95 : Withdrawn by Sponsor
Control of Capitol Space
An Act relating to control of space in the state capitol and other buildings occupied by the legislature and its agencies; 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 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 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 173 : Screening Newborns for Hearing Ability
An Act relating to establishing a screening, tracking, and intervention program related to the hearing ability of newborns and infants; providing an exemption to licensure as an audiologist for certain persons performing hearing screening tests; relating to insurance coverage for newborn and infant hearing screening; and providing for an effective date.

HB 176 : Approp: Kake-Petersburg Intertie
An Act making an appropriation to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority for a power transmission intertie between Kake and Petersburg; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 181 : Community Property
Passed! Chapter 80 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to the obligations of spouses, to insurance policies of spouses, to the nonprobate transfer of property on death to a community property trust, to the division of the community property of spouses at death, and to the Alaska Community Property Act; amending Rule 301, Alaska Rules of Evidence; 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 194 : Entry Permit Fees
Passed! Chapter 27 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to fees for commercial fishing licenses and permits; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 197 : Health Care Services Directives
An Act relating to health care decisions, including do not resuscitate orders and the donation of body parts, and to powers of attorney relating to health care, including the donation of body parts; and providing for an effective date.
| 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 211 : Foundation Formula Increase
An Act requiring an annual inflation adjustment of the base student allocation used in the formula for state funding of public education; and providing for an effective date.

HB 213 : Initiative/Referendum Petitions
An Act relating to initiative and referendum petitions; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 222 : Annual Rental for Mining Claims
An Act relating to annual rental fees for mining claims.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

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 239 : Vocational Education Pilot Program
An Act establishing a pilot program for a regional learning center.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 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 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 255 : Statewide Suicide Prevention Council
An Act establishing the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

HB 268 : Limits on Right to Privacy
An Act relating to the constitutional right to privacy.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 283 : Appointments to Board of Fisheries
An Act relating to appointments to the Board of Fisheries and to the ex officio secretary of the Board of Fisheries.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 284 : Board of Fisheries Conflicts of Interest
An Act relating to participation in matters before the Board of Fisheries by members of the board; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

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

HB 286 : Fishing Permits/Associations/Assessments
Passed! Chapter 134 Session Law 2002
An Act allowing a person to hold two commercial fishing entry permits for a salmon fishery for the purpose of consolidating the fishing fleet for a salmon fishery; relating to salmon fishery associations and to salmon fishery assessments; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 288 : Limited Entry Buy-Back Program/Assessment
Passed! Chapter 135 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to commercial fishing limited entry permit buy-back programs, to a permit buy-back assessment, and to voluntary relinquishment of commercial fishing permits; and defining 'optimum number.'
| 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 348 : Violation Of A Domestic Violence Order
Passed! Chapter 113 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to violations of domestic violence protective orders.

HB 368 : Fishery Enhancement Loans
An Act authorizing the commissioner of community and economic development to refinance and extend the term of a fishery enhancement loan.
| Sponsor Statement |

HB 417 : Adult Day Services Facilities
An Act relating to adult day services facilities; relating to certain crimes occurring near an adult day services facility; relating to certain contracts for adult day services; relating to reports of harm regarding certain vulnerable adults; and providing for an effective date.

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 |

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 8 : North Slope Natural Gas Pipeline Routing
Expressing the legislature's opposition to the proposed "northern" or "over-the-top" route for a natural gas pipeline to transport North Slope natural gas reserves to the domestic North American market, and expressing the legislature's support of commercialization of North Slope natural gas for the maximum benefit of the people of the state.
| Sponsor Statement |

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 |

HCR 24 : Donate Game Meat To Charitable Organizations
Requesting the Board of Game to clarify regulations regarding donations of big game meat to charitable organizations and the Department of Fish and Game to disseminate information on donating big game meat to charitable organizations.

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 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 25 : Constitutional Amendment: Initiative/Referendum Petitions
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to initiative and referendum petitions.
| Sponsor Statement |

HJR 26 : Steller Sea Lion Research Team to Alaska
Passed! Legislative Resolve 25
Requesting the National Marine Fisheries Service to relocate the Alaska Fisheries Science Center Steller sea lion research team to Alaska.
| 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 |

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

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 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 149 : Teacher Retirement, Re-employment, Certificate
Passed! Chapter 58 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to reemployment of retired teachers, to eligibility for major medical insurance coverage for beneficiaries of the teachers' retirement system, and to teacher certificates; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

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

SCR 2 : Approp: Sobriety Awareness Month
Passed! Legislative Resolve 10
Relating to declaring March 2001 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 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 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 15 : Chilean Farmed Salmon
Passed! Legislative Resolve 22
Relating to imports of salmon from Chile.
| Sponsor Statement |

District Information

Peggy's Corner of the House

05-06-02

= Peggy Wilson, 460K      = Peggy Wilson, 3.1M

04-26-02

= Peggy Wilson, 471K      = Peggy Wilson, 3.2M

04-22-02

= Peggy Wilson, 503K      = Peggy Wilson, 3.4M

04-12-02

= Peggy Wilson, 328K      = Peggy Wilson, 2.2M

04-08-02

= Peggy Wilson, 514K      = Peggy Wilson, 3.5M

03-25-02

= Peggy Wilson, 587K      = Peggy Wilson, 4.0M

03-15-02

= Peggy Wilson, 455K      = Peggy Wilson, 3.1M

03-13-02

= Peggy Wilson, 445K      = Peggy Wilson, 3.0M

03-05-02

= Peggy Wilson, 471K      = Peggy Wilson, 3.2M

02-25-02

= Peggy Wilson, 437 K      = Peggy Wilson, 3.06 Megs

02-19-02

= Peggy Wilson, 392 K      = Peggy Wilson, 2.74 Megs

02-11-02

= Peggy Wilson, 417 K      = Peggy Wilson, 2.9 Megs

02-04-02

= Peggy Wilson, 360 K      = Peggy Wilson, 5.8 Megs

01-28-02

= Peggy Wilson, 469 K      = Peggy Wilson, 7.5 Megs

01-21-02

= Peggy Wilson, 441 K      = Peggy Wilson, 7.1 Megs

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