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Representative Beverly Masek
District 28 - Republican


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State Capitol, Room 128
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2679
Fax: (907) 465-4822
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Interim:
600 E. Railroad Ave., Suite 1
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: (907) 376-2679
Fax: (907) 373-4745

Elected to the House 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000

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Biography

Date/Place of Birth: September 30, 1963; Anvik, Alaska
Occupation: Wife, Mother & Businessperson.
Spouse: Jan
Children: Michael

Residency in Alaska: Lifelong

Anvik, 1963-81
Anchorage, 1981-84
Fairbanks, 1984-86
Willow, 1986-present.
Education:
High School Diploma, 1981.
Political and Government Positions:
Commissioner, Joint Federal-State Commission on Policies & Programs Affecting Alaska Natives;
Commissioner, Alaska Historical Commission.
Business and Professional Positions:
Spokesperson, Alyeska Pipeline, Charter North and Payless Drug Stores;
Assistant Manager, Stuckagain Heights Lodge;
Bookkeeper, Chena Hot Springs;
Operator, Masek Racing Kennels;
Owner/Operator, Rustic Wilderness Lodge.
Service Organization Membership:
Member, National Rifle Association;
Alaska Outdoor Council; Alaska Boaters Association.
Special Interests:
Dog mushing, hiking, fishing, outdoor activities, Willow United Methodist Church;
Four time Iditarod Race finisher, 1990-1993;
Awards:
Alaska Distinguished Service Medal, 1999.
Two time winner of the Talkeetna Moose Dropping Festival's Mountain Mother Contest.
biography updated 1/10/00

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Press Releases

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 60 : An Act relating to use of traditional means of access to assist in taking game or fish and to traditional means of access for traditional outdoor activities on land and water set aside for fish and game purposes.
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.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 113 : An Act relating to a program of postsecondary education for high school students.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 114 : An Act repealing the prohibition against the taking of antlerless moose.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 127 : An Act relating to the sale of studded tires; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 196 : An Act exempting sled dog kennel operations from certain private nuisance actions.
House Bill 341 is similar and is assuming the lead.
HB 348 : An Act requiring a hunter to obtain proof of licensure from a guide before contracting or paying for big game hunting services.
HB 349 : An Act relating to powers of the Board of Game, means of access for hunting, trapping, and fishing, the definition of 'means' and 'methods', and hunting safety education and game conservation education programs; relating to the purposes of game refuges, fish and game critical habitat areas, and public use areas.
| Sponsor Statement |
HJR 22 : Relating to the membership of the Pacific Salmon Commission.
HJR 53 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to a preference for taking wildlife for human consumption.
| Sponsor Statement |

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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 8 : An Act naming the pedestrian underpass at Montana Creek on the Parks Highway as Shelby's Way.
HB 34 : Passed! Chapter 62 SLA 99 Act relating to the crime of failure to report the commission or attempted commission of certain crimes against children.
HB 80 : Passed! Chapter 7 SLA 99 Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
HB 120 : An Act providing education funding for the Alaska National Guard Challenge Youth Corps program and relating to limited teacher certificates to allow persons to teach in the program; and providing for an effective date.
HB 226 : Passed! Chapter 52, SLA 2000 An Act relating to credited service under the teachers' retirement system for education employees on leave without pay or receiving workers' compensation benefits because of certain on-the-job injuries.
HB 259 : Passed! Chapter 123, SLA 2000 An Act relating to eligibility to be represented by the public defender before and during the probable cause and temporary placement hearing that is held after the state takes emergency custody of a child.
HB 265 : Passed! Chapter 43, SLA 2000 An Act extending the termination date of the Alaska regional economic assistance program; and providing for an effective date.
HCR 2 : Relating to the sovereignty of the State of Alaska and the sovereign right of the State of Alaska to manage the natural resources of Alaska.
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 35 : Relating to requesting the United States Congress to repeal the "Brady Handgun Protection Act.
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.
SB 4 : Vetoed by Governor An Act relating to victims' rights; relating to establishing an office of victims' rights; relating to compensation of victims of violent crimes; relating to eligibility for a permanent fund dividend for persons convicted of and incarcerated for certain offenses; relating to notice of appropriations concerning victims' rights; amending Rule 16, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 9, Alaska Delinquency Rules, and Rule 501, Alaska Rules of Evidence; and providing for an effective date.
SB 9 : Passed! Chapter 22 SLA 99 Act relating to the calculation of employee contributions and credited service in the public employees' retirement system for noncertificated employees of school districts, regional educational attendance areas, the special education service agency, the Alaska Vocational Technical Center, and the state boarding schools; and providing for an effective date.
SB 27 : Passed! Chapter 36 SLA 99 Act relating to school records and driver license records of certain children.
SB 73 : Passed! Chapter 83, SLA 2000 An Act relating to assisted living homes; and providing for an effective date.
SB 247 : Passed! Chapter 55, SLA 2000 An Act relating to eligibility of certain persons who receive veterans' benefits for longevity bonus payments; and providing for an effective date.
SB 268 : Passed! Chapter 49, SLA 2000 An Act relating to mandatory 99-year terms of imprisonment for persons convicted of certain murders.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Representative Beverly Masek

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House Resources Committee

Chairs:
Beverly Masek, Co-Chair Bill Hudson, 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 : Passed! 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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District Information

  • Rep. Masek's 1998 Summer Newsletter.
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