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Representative Con Bunde
District 18 - Republican

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Portrait of Representative Con Bunde Session:
State Capitol, Room 501
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4843
Fax: (907) 465-3871
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716 W 4th Avenue, Suite 410
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 269-0181
Fax: (907) 269-0184

Elected to the House 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998


Patti Swenson,
Chief of Staff
465-6824 (Jan-May)
269-0181 (June-Dec)
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Jennifer Bowers,
465-6011 (Jan-May)
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Karen McCarthy,
Legislative Secretary
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Date/Place of Birth: 8/4/38; Mankato, MN
Occupation: UAA Professor (retired), Commercial Pilot
Spouse: Angelene
Children: Joylene, Kurt
Residency in Alaska: Ketchikan, 1961-62; Anchorage, 1968-present
Education: High School - Mankato High School, 1953-56; College - Central Washington University, 1962-66, B.S. Speech Pathology; Post Graduate - Central Washington University, 1967-70, M.S. Speech and Hearing Pathology; AA in Professional Piloting - ACC/UAA.
Military Service: U.S. Army, Specialist 4th Class, 3 years service
Political and Government Positions: State Representative, 1993-present; Alaska Board of Fish
and Game Southcentral Citizens Advisory Committee
Business and Professional Positions: Professor, Speech Communication, UAA; Commercial Pilot; UAA Outstanding Educator of the Year, 1991
Service Organization(s) Membership: NRA; Aircraft Owners & Pilots' Association; Alaska
Outdoor Council, Alaskan Bowhunters Association; Alaska Airmen's Association; Bowhunters of America; Alaska Waterfowl Association; Alaska Sport Fishing Association;
Aviation Degree Program; Citizens Advisory Board
Special Interests: Community theater; Aviation; Alaska outdoor recreation - hunting, fishing, dog mushing; Master instructor, bowhunter education

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Opinion - Editorial

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 105 : Passed! Chapter 42, SLA 2000 An Act providing for the licensing of speech-language pathologists; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 115 : An Act relating to the University of Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
HB 117 : An Act relating to grant procedures of the Alaska Science and Technology Foundation.
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HB 121 : Passed! Chapter 69, SLA 2000 An Act relating to patients' rights under a health care insurance plan or contract providing coverage for dental care, and prohibiting certain practices by health care insurers relating to dental care.
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HB 133 : Vetoed by Governor An Act relating to municipal service areas and providing for voter approval of the formation, alteration, or abolishment of certain service areas; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 188 : An Act imposing a 30-day residency requirement before a person is eligible to be included on an application for assistance under the Alaska temporary assistance program, with an exception for newborn children.
HB 236 : Passed! Chapter 53, SLA 2000 An Act relating to credited service in the teachers' retirement system for part- time employment.
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HB 318 : Passed! Chapter 26, SLA 2000 An Act relating to property disposal by law enforcement agencies.
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HJR 3 : Withdrawn by Sponsor Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to initiatives regarding natural resources belonging to the state.
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HJR 57 : Supporting passage of the Conservation and Reinvestment Act of 1999 by the United States Congress.

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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 9 : Passed! Chapter 14, SLA 1999 An Act relating to collection of settlement information in civil litigation; amending Rule 41(a)(3), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule 511(e), Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
HB 25 : Passed! Chapter 34, SLA 2000 An Act relating to a municipal river habitat protection tax credit.
HB 108 : Passed! Chapter 28, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the use, operation, and regulation of boats; establishing a uniform state waterway marking system; and providing for an effective date.
HB 131 : Vetoed by Governor An Act relating to public rights-of-way and easements for surface transportation across the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge.
HB 134 : An Act relating to the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to issue citations for certain skiing violations; relating to establishing a bail schedule for certain skiing violations and to procedures for issuing a citation for a skiing violation.
HB 270 : Passed! Chapter 57, SLA 2000 An Act relating to payment for certain examinations in cases of sexual assault.
HB 297 : Passed! Chapter 18, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the certificate of need program; and providing for an effective date.
HB 374 : An Act making appropriations to the University of Alaska for the establishment and operation of the Center for the New Economy and Technology and for improvements to computer science and technology programs; and providing for an effective date.
HCR 8 : Urging the Alaska Railroad Corporation to select an Alaska company for the design and construction of three rail barges and the charter and operation of tugboats for service between Seattle and Alaska as indicated in the Request for Proposal 99-13-18685.
HJR 11 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 8 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.
HJR 12 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 5 Relating to federal claims against funds obtained by settlement of state tobacco litigation.
HJR 13 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 14 Relating to using oil spill settlement funds to create a long-term research and monitoring endowment.
HJR 15 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 13 Relating to support for the "American Land Sovereignty Protection Act" in the United States Congress.
SB 186 : Passed! Chapter 3, SLA 2000 An Act relating to a University of Alaska postsecondary education savings program, to the Alaska Higher Education Savings Trust, and to the Alaska advance college tuition savings fund; and providing for an effective date.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Representative Con Bunde

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District Information

Legislative Update Reports

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