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Representative Vic Kohring
District 26 - Republican


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Portrait of Representative Vic Kohring Interim:
600 East Railroad Avenue
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: (907) 373-1842
Fax: (907) 376-6180

Session:
State Capitol, Room 421
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2186
Fax: (907) 465-3818
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Elected to the House 1994, 1996, 1998

Staff

Michael Krieber 465-6863 or Send E-Mail
Randy Lorenz 465-6597 or Send E-Mail
Sharron O'Dell 465-2186 or Send E-Mail

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 8/2/58; Waukegan, IL
Occupation: Construction & Mortgage Lending
Residency in Alaska: Chugiak, 1963-69; Anchorage, 1969-76; Wasilla, 1976-present
Education: High School - Dimond, 1973-76; College - Alaska Pacific University, 1985-87, B.A. Management Science; Post Graduate - Alaska Pacific University, 1987-89, Masters Degree, Business Administration
Political and Government Positions: Member, Board of Directors, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, 1991-1994; Wasilla Planning Commission, 1991-1994; Member, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Overall Economic Development Commission, 1993-1994.
Business and Professional Positions: Senior Associate, Alliance Mortgage Services, 1994-present
Service Organization(s) Membership: Wasilla Chamber of Commerce; Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce; Mat-Su Professional Sportsfishing Guide Association; National Rifle Association; Iditarod Trail Committee
Special Interests: Fishing, hunting, spending time with nieces and nephews

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Press Releases

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 4 : An Act rejecting the use of daylight saving time.
HB 5 : An Act relating to vouchers for education; and providing for an effective date.
HB 6 : An Act relating to display of motor vehicle registration plates.
HB 7 : An Act relating to motor vehicle registration plates.
HB 8 : An Act naming the pedestrian underpass at Montana Creek on the Parks Highway as Shelby's Way.
HB 20 : An Act providing for an advisory vote on the issue of capital punishment.
HB 26 : An Act relating to the location of the convening of the legislature in session and to the relocation of functions of state government; and providing for an effective date.
HB 40 : An Act combining parts of the Department of Commerce and Economic Development and parts of the Department of Community and Regional Affairs by transferring some of their duties to a new Department of Commerce and Rural Development; transferring some of the duties of the Department of Commerce and Economic Development and the Department of Community and Regional Affairs to other existing agencies; eliminating the Department of Commerce and Economic Development and the Department of Community and Regional Affairs; relating to the Department of Commerce and Rural Development and the commissioner of commerce and rural development; adjusting the membership of certain multi- member bodies to reflect the transfer of duties among departments and the elimination of departments; creating the office of international trade and relating to its duties; and providing for an effective date.
HB 224 : An Act requiring a public employee labor organization representing employees of a school district, regional educational attendance area, or a state boarding school to give notice before striking.
HJR 1 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska requiring that provisions of a bill that levy a state tax, increase the rate of a state tax levy, or repeal or reduce an exemption from a state tax levy require the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified voters of the state who vote on the question.
HJR 6 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to state aid for education.
HJR 24 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska granting jurisdiction to the supreme court to render advisory opinions.

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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 22 : An Act relating to investigations of property by a municipal assessor or the assessor's agent; and providing for an effective date.
HB 74 : An Act relating to salary caps and to the power to transfer certain positions to the classified service and entitlement to longevity increments for certain state officials.
HB 75 : An Act relating to murder; authorizing capital punishment, classifying murder in the first degree as a capital felony, and allowing the imposition of the death penalty when certain of those murders are committed against children; establishing sentencing procedures for capital felonies; and amending Rules 32, 32.1, and 32.3, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure, and Rules 204, 209, 210, and 212, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure.
HB 109 : An Act relating to management of fish and game in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and navigable waters.
HB 118 : An Act relating to payment for remedial classes at the University of Alaska.
HB 125 : An Act repealing the Estate Tax Law of Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
HB 129 : An Act excluding school principals from collectively bargaining under the Public Employment Relations Act.
HB 167 : An Act relating to mobile home dealers.
HB 191 : An Act relating to charter schools; and providing for an effective date.
HB 192 : An Act relating to reciting the pledge of allegiance by public school students.
HB 225 : An Act relating to election campaigns and legislative ethics; and providing for an effective date.
HB 227 : An Act making up to 160 acres of land available for selection by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.
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 20 : Urging the Congress to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty by providing that income tax rate bracket amounts, and the amount of the standard deduction, for joint returns shall be twice the amounts applicable to unmarried individuals.
HJR 35 : Relating to requesting the United States Congress to repeal the "Brady Handgun Protection Act.
HJR 36 : Relating to rejecting the conclusions in a recent article published by the American Psychological Association that suggests that sexual relationships between adults and children might be positive for children; and urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to similarly reject these conclusions.
HJR 38 : Relating to voluntary school prayer.
HJR 40 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to terms of legislators, to meetings of legislative committees, and to the length of regular sessions of the legislature.
SB 3 : An Act relating to the crimes of murder, solicitation to commit murder in the first degree, conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree, manslaughter, and criminally negligent homicide; relating to homicides of children; relating to registration as a sex offender or child kidnapper; relating to the crime of interference with custody of a child or incompetent person; and providing for an effective date.
SB 6 : An Act relating to the disposal of state land.
SB 33 : An Act relating to contracts for the performance of certain state functions previously performed by state employees and to the Commission on Privatization and Delivery of Government Services; and providing for an effective date.
SJR 3 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the repeal of regulations by the legislature.
SJR 25 : Relating to voluntary school prayer.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Representative Vic Kohring

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