State Capitol, Room 118
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3777
Fax: (907) 465-2819
10928 Eagle River Road, Suite 141
Eagle River, AK 99577
Phone: (907) 694-8944
Fax: (907) 694-8945
Elected to the House 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998
Date/Place of Birth: August 29, 1949; Flint, Michigan
Occupation: Legislator; Retired Air Force.
Children: Peter, Pamela.
Residency in Alaska: Eagle River, 1984-present.
High School - Flint Southwestern, 1964-67;
Military Service: U.S. Air Force, Captain, 22 years service.
College - Florida International University, 1975-77, B.S. Criminal Justice;
Post Graduate - Florida International University, 1977-79, Masters Public Administration.
Awards: Commendation Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal.
Political and Government Positions:
State Representative, 1993-present;
Business and Professional Positions:
Previous committee assignments: Chair Labor & Commerce, Co-Chair Military & Veteran's Affairs, member of various committees;
Current committee memberships: Chair Judiciary Committee; Member, Rules Committee, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee, and Ethics Committee; Precinct Committeeman.
Wayland Baptist University, 1986-93;
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Business & Associate, Kott's Hardwood Flooring, 1996 - present.
National Federation of Independent Business;
Eagle River Elks Lodge; National Rifle Association;
American Legislative Exchange Council; American Legion.
Fishing, golfing, politics, family and friends, member Skyline Free Methodist Church.
biography last updated 1/26/00
Speaker Porter Gavels in House for 22nd Legislature., 01-08-01
= Brian Porter, 51 K
= Jeanneatte James, 30 K
= Eldon Mulder, 43 K
= Bill Williams, 42 K
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Press Release:
First Meeting of Task Force to Strengthen Oil Spill Prevention and Response
Safety Net Requirements Set for Tuesday., 07-11-00
= Drue Pearce, 50 K
Bills for Public Servants and Children Become Law., 06-02-00
Legislature Places Current Partnership Practice into Statute., 04-24-00
Legislature Passes Domestic Violence Legislation - Bills Provides Tougher Penalties
When Children are Present, 04-19-00
House Passes Annual Revisor's Bill, 04-13-00
House Passes Annual Revisor's Bill, 03-29-00
House Closes Insurance Loophole - Motorists Could Collect While Companies Are Protected Against Fraud, 03-29-00
House Revises Partnership Laws - Bill Places Current Practice into Statute, 03-08-00
= Pete Kott, 38 K
House Passes Domestic Violence Legislation - Bills Provides Tougher Penalties When
Children are Present, 03-01-00
= Pete Kott, 22 K
House Permits Police and Fire Dispatchers Options - Bill Provides Option to Convert Service at Retirement, 02-23-00
= Pete Kott, 63 K
= Pete Kott, 79 K
Kott Urges Knowles to Name Woman to State Court, 02-23-00
Senate Joins House in Protecting Limited Partners - Bill Would Prevent Creditors from Foreclosing on Partnerships, 02-21-00
Anchorage Legislators to Hold First Saturday Legislative Public Hearings, 01-14-00
1997,1998 & 1999 Press Release Archive for Representative Kott's
Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation
HB 94 :
Passed! Chapter 32 SLA 99
Act removing employees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board from the exempt service.
HB 135 :
Passed! Chapter 64 SLA 99
Act relating to use of eavesdropping and recording devices by peace officers.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 141 :
An Act providing for preferential voting in state and local elections.
HB 146 :
An Act relating to civil liability for commercial recreational activities; and providing for an effective date.
HB 151 :
Passed! Chapter 88 SLA 99
Act relating to revocation and reinstatement of the driver's license of a person at least 14 but not yet 21 years of age.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 178 :
An Act relating to removing solid waste collection and disposal service from regulation by the Alaska Public Utilities Commission; requiring certain municipalities, and permitting other municipalities, to regulate
solid waste collection and disposal service within the municipal boundaries; and providing for an effective date.
HB 182 :
An Act relating to charitable gaming and to gaming on state ferries; and providing for an effective date.
HB 198 :
An Act relating to workers' compensation self-insurance.
HB 247 :
An Act revising the nonprofit corporations code and the religious corporations code; relating to disclosures and reports by certain nonprofit corporations; amending Rules 3, 4, 8, 17, 19, 23.1, 24, 25, 65, 79, and 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 803, Alaska Rules of Evidence, and Rules 602 and 609, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
An Act relating to consumer choice for electric energy in Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
HB 284 :
An Act relating to uninsured and underinsured motor vehicle insurance.
HB 288 :
Passed! Chapter 67, SLA 2000
An Act relating to the creation of an aggravating factor for the commission of domestic violence in the physical presence of a child.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 417 :
An Act relating to elections for state legislative offices; and providing for an effective date.
Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation
HB 33 :
An Act relating to arrests.
HB 77 :
Passed! Chapter 6 SLA 99
Act relating to the Joint Armed Services Committee, a permanent interim committee of the Alaska State Legislature; and providing for an effective date.
HB 80 :
Passed! Chapter 7 SLA 99
Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
HB 255 :
An Act relating to villages; and providing for an effective date.
HB 297 :
Passed! Chapter 18, SLA 2000
An Act relating to the certificate of need program; and providing for an effective date.
HB 298 :
Passed! Chapter 23, SLA 2000
An Act requiring that certain health care insurers provide coverage for treatment of diabetes.
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 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 21 :
Passed! Legislative Resolve 4
Relating to new evaluation and selection criteria for military base realignment and closure actions.
HJR 49 :
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska to guarantee the permanent fund dividend, to provide for inflation proofing, and to require a vote of the people before changing the statutory formula for distribution that existed on January 1, 2000.
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.
SB 3 :
Passed! Chapter 54 SLA 99
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.
Archive of Past Legislation
Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Representative Pete Kott
House Judiciary Committee
HB 150 :
An Act relating to franchise agreements for the sale of alcoholic beverages.
HB 152 :
An Act relating to access to criminal history records and to revocation of or failure to renew certain licenses based on criminal conduct or alleged criminal conduct; and providing for an effective date.
HB 212 :
An Act relating to the confidentiality of certain information related to attorney general investigations of unlawful trade practices and antitrust activities.
HB 219 :
An Act relating to the rule against perpetuities, nonvested property interests, and powers of appointment; and providing for an effective date.
HB 220 :
An Act relating to the amendment and revocation of spouses' community property agreements and community property trusts; and providing for an effective date.
HB 221 :
An Act relating to a trustee's duties to inform and account to beneficiaries; relating to the revocation, modification, termination, reformation, construction, and trustees of trusts; and relating to transfer restrictions in trusts.
HB 222 :
Passed! Chapter 1 SLA 00
An Act relating to the remedies available to judgment creditors against limited liability company members and their assignees and against limited partnership general and limited partners and their assignees; and providing for an effective date.
HB 230 :
Passed! Chapter 110, SLA 2000
An Act granting certain dispatchers in police or fire departments or for the state troopers status as peace officers under the public employees' retirement system; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 296 :
Passed! Chapter 115, SLA 2000
An Act relating to partnerships; amending Rule 25(c), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
HB 433 :
An Act relating to state reimbursement for municipal school construction bonds; and providing for an effective date.
HB 436 :
An Act relating to regulation of certain utilities by home rule or first class municipalities; and providing for an effective date.
HB 438 :
An Act permitting certain emergency medical personnel in police or fire departments or employed by the state troopers to convert their credited service under the public employees' retirement system to credited service as peace officers; and providing for an effective date.
HCR 23 :
Passed! Legislative Resolve 49
Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Joint Resolution No. 27, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska concerning revisions of the state constitution and a court's power with respect to constitutional amendments and revisions.
HJR 29 :
Passed! Legislative Resolve 25
Relating to the division of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
HJR 31 :
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska requiring that the Governor be elected by a majority vote if a preferential voting system is provided by law.