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Representative Bill Hudson
District 4 - Republican


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Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3744
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Elected to the House 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1996, 1998

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Biography

Date/Place of Birth: December 14, 1932; Yuma, Arizona
Occupation: Business Associate
Spouse: Lucy Diane

Residency in Alaska:

Soldotna, Ketchikan, Cordova, Kodiak & Dot Lake;
Juneau: 12/4/74-present.
Education:
High School - Wallace, Idaho, 1951; Diploma;
College/University - Columbia University & Julliard School of Music, 1951-52;
Other - Officer Candidate School, Navy Flight School.U.S. Military Assistance Institute.
Military Service:
Coast Guard, 21 years;
Recruit to Commander, 6 Decorations
Political and Government Positions:
Advisor to Government of Liberia, West Africa, 1966-68;
Director, Alaska Marine Highway, 1974-79;
Commissioner of Administration, 1979-82;
Executive Director, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, 1983-86;
State House of Representatives, District Four, 1987-95 and 1997-present.
Business and Professional Positions:
Marine Consultant;
Business Manager for Native Corporation;
Real Estate Sales;
Business Associate, Vintage Business Park.
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Chair, Juneau Salmon Derby, 1995;
Board Member, KTOO;
REACH; NRA;
Salvation Army;
Salmon for Alaska’s Future;
League of Women Voters;
Northern Light Church.
Awards:
Distinguished Services Award, 1967;
Decorated for African Service and Military Retirement.
Special Interests: Fishing, travel and family.

biography last updated 1/26/00

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Press Releases

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 10 : Passed! Chapter 9 SLA 99 An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 41 : An Act relating to legislative approval of the terms of state employee collective bargaining agreements.
HB 104 : An Act revising the procedures and authority of the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, the Board of Fisheries, and the Department of Fish and Game to establish a moratorium on participants or vessels, or both, participating in certain fisheries; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
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.
| Sponsor Statement |
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.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 323 : An Act relating to the employment of hearing examiners, arbitrators, and mediators by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska; repealing a requirement that the principal office of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission move to the same location as the principal office of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska; relating to the sharing of record-keeping facilities and clerical staff by the two commissions; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 335 : Passed! Chapter 68, SLA 2000 An Act relating to information contained in retirement system records; relating to retirement boards; relating to procedures and hearings under state retirement systems; relating to benefits for reemployed retired members of retirement systems; relating to eligibility for normal retirement for members of the teachers' retirement system who have Alaska BIA credited service; relating to disability benefits for members of state retirement systems; relating to deduction of premiums from retirement benefits; relating to protection of, and assignment and transfer of, amounts held in retirement systems; relating to retirement benefits for certain employees earning high salaries; relating to qualified domestic relations orders in state retirement systems; relating to the definition of 'retirement fund' in the teachers' retirement system; relating to membership of state employees in the teachers' retirement system; relating to refund of contributions made to the judicial retirement system or to the former elected public officers retirement system and repayment of refunded contributions in those systems; relating to self-insurance and excess loss insurance for persons receiving benefits from a state retirement system; relating to participation of elected officials in the public employees' retirement system; relating to reinstatement of credited service in the public employees' retirement system after a refund because of certain levies; relating to the level income option benefit under the public employees' retirement system; relating to participation of employees of political subdivisions and public organizations in the public employees' retirement system; relating to penalties for attempts to defraud the public employees' retirement system; relating to the definition of 'pension fund' in the public employees' retirement system; relating to calculation of years of service and of benefits under the public employees' retirement system for noncertificated employees of certain educational employers; and relatin to individual accounts maintained for members of the former elected public officers retirement system.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 411 : An Act relating to the market value of the permanent fund and to distribution of income of the permanent fund; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 23 : An Act classifying anadromous streams and tributaries; relating to the designation of riparian areas; establishing buffers on certain streams and relating to slope stability standards on certain streams; and requiring retention of low value timber along certain water bodies where prudent.
HB 210 : An Act relating to establishing a disciplinary and safety program in public schools; and providing for an effective date.
HB 270 : Passed! Chapter 57, SLA 2000 An Act relating to payment for certain examinations in cases of sexual assault.
HB 272 : Passed! Chapter 79, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the tax assessment by a home rule or general law municipality of housing that qualifies for the low-income housing credit under the Internal Revenue Code; and providing for an effective date.
HB 327 : An Act relating to retirement incentive programs.
HB 339 : Passed! Chapter 102, SLA 2000 An Act authorizing the Alaska Commercial Fishing and Agriculture Bank to make loans relating to tourism and development or exploitation of natural resources.
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 8 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 1 Relating to a national ballistic missile defense system.
HJR 9 : 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 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 14 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 12 Relating to the National Museum of Women's History and the National Museum of Women's History Alaska Council.
HJR 21 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 4 Relating to new evaluation and selection criteria for military base realignment and closure actions.
HJR 39 : Urging the United States government to purchase surplus pink salmon for aid packages to the Balkans.
HJR 51 : Expressing support for a cooperative United States-Canada feasibility study on extending the North American rail system through British Columbia and the Yukon Territory to Alaska.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures Sponsored or Co-Sponsored by Representative Bill Hudson

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House Resources Committee

Chairs:
Bill Hudson, Co-Chair Beverly Masek, Co-Chair

Members:
John Cowdery, Vice-Chair John Harris
Carl Morgan Gail Phillips
Ramona Barnes Jim Whitaker
Tom Brice Reggie Joule
Mary Sattler-Kapsner

Lorali Meier, Committee Aide
State Capitol, Room 128
Juneau, AK 99801     phone: (907) 465-3715
Committee Meets at 1:00pm M/W/F in Capitol Room 124

Committee Legislation

HB 290 : Passed! Chapter 56, SLA 2000 An Act relating to stranded gas pipeline carriers and to the intrastate regulation by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska of pipelines and pipeline facilities of stranded gas pipeline carriers.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 429 : Passed! Chapter 30, SLA 2000 An Act relating to stranded gas pipeline carriers and to the intrastate regulation by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska of pipelines and pipeline facilities of stranded gas pipeline carriers.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 430 : An Act relating to stranded gas pipeline carriers and to the intrastate regulation by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska of pipelines and pipeline facilities of stranded gas pipeline carriers.
HB 432 : Passed! Chapter 125, SLA 2000 An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Storage Tank Assistance; expanding the authority of the board to issue recommendations concerning cleanup decisions; relating to the eligibility of certain nonprofit entities for financial assistance under the tank cleanup grant program and the tank upgrading and closure program; and providing for an effective date.
HJR 10 : Opposing the closure of any portion of Denali National Park and Preserve to snowmachine access.
HJR 59 : Supporting the passage by the United States Congress of H.R. 3671, the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs Improvement Act of 2000.
| Sponsor Statement |
HJR 60 : Legislative Resolve 43 Opposing the designation of millions of acres of Alaska as critical habitat for the Spectacled Eider and the Steller's Eider.

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House Special Committee on Utility Restructuring

Chair:
Bill Hudson

Members:
John Cowdery, Vice-Chair Pete Kott
Norman Rokeberg Brian Porter
Joe Green John Davies
Ethan Berkowitz

Sioux Plummer, Committee Aide
State Capitol, Room 108
Juneau, AK 99801     phone: (907) 465-6820
Committee Meets at 8:00am Wed in Capitol Room 120

Committee Legislation

HB 183 : An Act relating to the powers and duties of the chair of the Alaska Public Utilities Commission; relating to membership on the Alaska Public Utilities Commission; and relating to the annual report of the Alaska Public Utilities Commission.
| Sponsor Statement |

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