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Representative Gary Davis
District 8 - Republican

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State Capitol, Room 513
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Toll Free: (800) 463-2693
Phone: (907) 465-2693
Fax: (907) 465-3835
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35477 Kenai Spur Highway, Suite 101B
Soldotna, AK 99669
phone: (907) 260-5236
fax: (907) 260-3044
toll free: (800) 463-2693

Elected to the House: 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998

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Date/Place of Birth: October 8, 1945; Longview, Washington
Occupation: Construction
Spouse: Susan
Children: Brian, Karen, Carol
Residency in Alaska:

Sterling, 1961-73
Kenai, 1973-76
Anchorage, 1976-78
Soldotna, 1978-present
Kenai High School, 1961-63;
College - Alaska Methodist University, 1968-72, B.A. Education
Military Service:
U.S. Navy, (E-5), 4 years service;
Vietnam service;
Antarctica service.
Political and Government Positions:
State Representative, 1993-present;
Finance Committee, 1997-present;
Chair, Dept. of Administration Subcommittee, 1997-present;
Chair, Dept. of Public Safety Subcommittee, 1997-present;
Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, 1995-1996, 1999-present;
Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Committee, 1993-94;
Vice Chair, Health Education & Social Services, Transportation, 1993-94;
Chair, Transportation, 1996-97;
Member, State Affairs, Oil & Gas, 1993-94;
Member, Department of Environmental Conservation, Fish & Game Finance Subcommittee, 1993-94;
Vice President, Alaska Conference of Mayors, 1992;
Member, Alaska Municipal League Legislative Committee, 1992;
Mayor, City of Soldotna, 1990-92;
Treasurer, Alaska Conference of Mayors, 1991;
Council Member, Soldotna City Council, 1984-90;
Kenai Recreation Commission, 1974-75.
Business and Professional Positions:
Owner, Gary Davis Excavating Company, 1981-present;
Administrative Coordinator, Kenai Harbor Commission, 1980-81;
Manager, Wildwood Construction, Inc. (Kenai Native Association), 1976-80;
Program Director, Wildwood Boarding Program (Kenai Native Association), 1974-75.
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Soldotna Chamber of Commerce;
Seward Chamber of Commerce;
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 10046
Special Interests:
Family, community and sports
biography last updated 1/17/00

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Press Releases

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 43: Passed! Chapter 24, SLA 2000 An Act relating to police training surcharges imposed for violations of municipal ordinances.
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HB 44 : An Act authorizing animal control agencies and humane societies to purchase, possess, and use certain drugs for euthanizing dogs and cats.
HB 92 : An Act relating to municipal taxation of alcoholic beverages.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 142 : An Act relating to the education credit for the fisheries business tax and the fisheries resource landing tax; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 149 : An Act relating to insurance coverage for treatment of mental illness and substance abuse; repealing provisions of ch. 8, SLA 1997, that terminates required mental health benefit coverage; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 159 : An Act granting certain employees in correctional facilities status as peace officers under the public employees' retirement system.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 404 : An Act relating to joint insurance arrangements; and providing for an effective date.
HJR 23 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the community development fund, the permanent fund, and the budget reserve fund.
| Sponsor Statement |
HJR 47 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the permanent fund and to payments to certain state residents from the permanent fund.
| Sponsor Statement |

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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 4 : An Act rejecting the use of daylight saving time.
HB 25 : Passed! Chapter 34, SLA 2000 An Act relating to a municipal river habitat protection tax credit.
HB 54 : An Act relating to tattooing and body piercing; and providing for an effective date.
HB 155 : An Act relating to municipal assembly forms of representation and apportionment.
HB 346 : Passed! Chapter 76, SLA 2000 An Act requiring the Department of Health and Social Services to establish a waiting list for state-funded services for persons with developmental disabilities and requiring the department to submit an annual report concerning the waiting list and persons with developmental disabilities.
SB 34 : Passed! Chapter 93, SLA 2000 An Act relating to tattooing, body piercing, and ear piercing; relating to other occupations regulated by the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers; relating to fees charged by the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers; and providing for an effective date.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Representative Gary Davis

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