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State Capitol, Room 30
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3873
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Wrangell, AK 99929-1441
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Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Elected to the House 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990
Appointed to the Senate 1992; Elected to the Senate 1992, 1996

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Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 2/5/43; Sedro Woolley, WA
Occupation: Attorney
Spouse: Kaye Marie
Children: Robin, Tracy Lynn
Residency in Alaska: Ketchikan, 1961-77; Wrangell, 1977-present.
Education: College - University of Washington, 1961-65, B.A.; Post Graduate - Oregon College of Education, 1965-66, M.A.; Willamette University, 1966-69, J.D.
Political and Government Positions: State Representative, 1985-92; State Senator, Appointed 6/92, Elected 1992-present; Member, Borough Assembly/City Council, Ketchikan, AK, 1973-76; Vice Mayor, City of Ketchikan, 1974-75; District Court Judge, Alaska, 1977-82.
Business and Professional Positions: Alaska Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Judicature Society; President, Alaska Judges Conference, 1981-82; National Board of Directors, American Judicature Society, 1980-83.
Service Organization(s) Membership: Wrangell Elks Lodge; Petersburg Moose Lodge; National Rifle Association; Pioneers of Alaska.
Special Interests: Fishing, hunting, golf, gardening.

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

SB 6 : An Act relating to the disposal of state land.
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SB 7 : An Act relating to the University of Alaska and university land, and authorizing the University of Alaska to select additional state land.
SB 14 : 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.
SB 90 : An Act providing that the state has exclusive jurisdiction to manage fish and game; providing that the state is the only entity to which the federal government may delegate jurisdiction over management of fish and game; and providing that a state agency or employee may not engage in law enforcement activities to enforce a federal law that preempts or supersedes state management of fish and game.
SB 91 : An Act relating to enforcement of subsistence hunting and fishing laws; and repealing the authority of the commissioner of fish and game to assist in the enforcement of federal laws and regulations pertaining to fish and game.
SB 105 : An Act determining the facilities constituting a school for purposes of public school funding; and providing for an effective date.
SB 106 : An Act relating to decisions by the commissioner of health and social services to remand certain health facility payment decisions back to the hearing officers; and amending Rule 602, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure.
SB 114 : An Act relating to impersonating a public servant.
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SB 117 : An Act relating to property insurance required for school districts.
SB 137 : An Act restricting the use of certain funds deposited in the fish and game fund; relating to the powers and duties of the commissioner of fish and game; and relating to management of fish and game.
SB 138 : An Act relating to management of game populations for sustained yield for human harvest; providing for the replacement of areas closed to consumptive uses of fish and game; relating to management of fish and game areas; relating to means of transportation to provide access to take game; relating to open and closed seasons and areas for taking game; relating to management and use of game; defining 'sustained yield.
SB 139 : Seafood Labeling
SB 142 : An Act relating to infestations and diseases of timber.
SB 144 : An Act relating to charitable gaming and to gaming on state ferries; and providing for an effective date.
SB 145 : An Act establishing a state lottery; and providing for an effective date.
SB 179 : An Act relating to conveyance of tide and submerged land to municipalities.
SB 180 : An Act relating to the noncompetitive leasing of state land for oil and gas development.
SB 181 : An Act amending the authorized methods for competitive leasing of oil and gas leases on state land to eliminate the option of a cash bonus bid variable and to limit bids with a bid variable other than the cash bonus to require only the payment of a nominal fixed cash bonus.
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SB 182 : An Act relating to determining the total acreage of oil and gas leases that may be taken or held by one person, and setting out procedures to be followed to reduce holdings when the total acreage of oil and gas leases taken or held by a person exceeds the amount that may, by law, be taken or held by one person; and providing for an effective date.
SB 259 : Passed! Chapter 65, SLA 2000 An Act relating to criminal impersonation.
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SB 260 : An Act relating to denial of an application for issuance of a new alcoholic beverage license in an established village.
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SB 271 : An Act relating to fees charged for inspections by the Department of Environmental Conservation; and providing for an effective date.
SCR 2 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 9 Relating to management of Alaska's wildlife and fish resources.
SCR 3 : 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.
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SJR 3 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the repeal of regulations by the legislature.
SJR 16 : Requesting the United States Congress to amend Title VIII of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
SJR 19 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to an office of administrative hearings.
SJR 20 : Relating to the removal of beaver from Washington, D.C.
SJR 24 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 20 Relating to the Kosovo conflict and to Alaskans serving in the military forces in the area of the conflict.
SJR 30 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the repeal of regulations by the legislature.
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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 3 : Passed! Chapter 73, SLA 2000 An Act relating to controlled substances and to the possession of certain chemicals; and providing for an effective date.
HB 18 : Passed! Chapter 120, SLA 2000 An Act making a special appropriation in an amount not to exceed $250,000,000 from the earnings reserve account to the principal of the permanent fund; and providing for an effective date.
HB 34 : Passed! Chapter 62, SLA 1999 An 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 1999 An Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
HB 109 : Passed! Chapter 56, SLA 1999 An Act relating to management of fish and game in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and navigable waters.
HB 116 : Passed! Chapter 81, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the Board of Agriculture and Conservation, to the director of agriculture, to the agricultural revolving loan fund and to loans from the fund, to the disposal of interests in state agricultural land; and providing for an effective date.
HB 180 : Passed! Chapter 32, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the manufacture, use, display, or delivery of controlled substances while children are present.
HB 238 : Passed! Chapter 127, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the creation of an aggravating factor for the commission of domestic violence in the physical presence or hearing of a child.
HB 270 : Passed! Chapter 57, SLA 2000 An Act relating to payment for certain examinations in cases of sexual assault.
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 or hearing of a child.
HB 298 : Passed! Chapter 23, SLA 2000 An Act requiring that certain health care insurers provide coverage for treatment of diabetes.
HB 372 : Passed! Chapter 103, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the creation of an aggravating factor for the commission of domestic violence in the physical presence or hearing of a child.
HB 392 : Passed! Chapter 45, SLA 2000 An Act relating to continuances for temporary custody hearings that follow emergency custody of a child; and amending Rule 10, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules.
HCR 11 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 31 Relating to substance abuse treatment for offenders in the criminal justice system.
HCR 12 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 21 Relating to the state's interest in oil and gas company mergers and establishing a Joint Special Committee on Mergers as a joint committee of the legislature.
HCR 15 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 32 Requesting the governor to proclaim March 2000 as Developmental Disability Awareness Month.
HJR 8 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 1 Relating to a national ballistic missile defense 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 13 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 14 Relating to using oil spill settlement funds to create a long-term research and monitoring endowment.
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 36 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 18 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 54 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 37 Relating to urging the exclusion of national forests in Alaska from President Clinton's proposal for withdrawal of roadless areas in the national forest system.
SB 1 : An Act relating to good time and release on mandatory parole.
SB 2 : An Act providing for civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
SB 3 : Passed! Chapter 54, SLA 1999 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 4 : Vetoed by Governor An Act 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; and amending Rule 16, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 9, Alaska Delinquency Rules, and Rule 501, Alaska Rules of Evidence.
SB 9 : Passed! Chapter 22, SLA 1999 An 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 11 : Passed! Chapter 65, SLA 1999 An Act relating to good time credits for prisoners serving sentences of imprisonment for certain murders.
SB 12 : Passed! Chapter 3, SLA 1999 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.
SB 24 : An Act relating to the adoption, amendment, repeal, legislative review, and judicial review of regulations; and amending Rule 202, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure.
SB 45 : Passed! Chapter 94, SLA 1999 An Act providing that a person who grants certain conservation easements to the state or a municipality that provide public access for recreational purposes and the grantee of the easement are immune from tort liability, other than gross negligence or reckless or intentional misconduct, for damages to a person who uses the easement under certain conditions; relating to the vacation by the state or a municipality of rights-of-way acquired by the state under former 43 U.S.C. 932; and providing for an effective date.
SB 46 : Passed! Chapter 16, SLA 1999 An Act naming the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building.
SB 53 : An Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
SB 68 : An Act relating to cooperation with federal programs relating to management of fish and game.
SB 69 : An Act authorizing an advisory vote by the qualified voters of the state on the question of the election of the attorney general; and providing for an effective date.
SB 73 : Passed! Chapter 83, SLA 2000 An Act relating to assisted living homes; and providing for an effective date.
SB 77 : Passed! Chapter 17, SLA 1999 An Act prohibiting certain civil actions against firearms or ammunition manufacturers and dealers.
SB 102 : Passed! Chapter 24, SLA 1999 An Act designating the State Trooper Bruce A. Heck Memorial Corridor.
SB 108 : An Act relating to fees for probation and parole.
SB 130 : Passed! Chapter 1, SLA 1999 An Act relating to immunity for sale or transfer of a firearm; relating to administrative functions performed by and fees charged by the Department of Public Safety for transfer of a firearm.
SB 186 : Passed! Chapter 3, SLA 2000 An Act relating to a University of Alaska postsecondary education savings program, to the Alaska Higher Education Savings Trust, and to the Alaska advance college tuition savings fund; and providing for an effective date.
SB 198 : An Act increasing the base student allocation component of the public school funding formula; and providing for an effective date.
SB 229 : Passed! Chapter 5, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the employment of hearing examiners 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.
SB 231 : Passed! Chapter 22, SLA 2000 An Act naming the Alaska Native Veterans' Honor Bridge.
SB 235 : Passed! Chapter 116, SLA 2000 An Act authorizing the exchange of land between the Alaska Railroad Corporation and Eklutna, Inc., between the Alaska Railroad Corporation and the United States Department of the Army and the United States Department of the Air Force, between the Alaska Railroad Corporation and Chugach Alaska Corporation, and between the Alaska Railroad Corporation and the Municipality of Anchorage; and providing for an effective date.
SB 267 : Passed! Chapter 20, SLA 2000 An Act relating to management of game.
SB 268 : Passed! Chapter 49, SLA 2000 An Act relating to mandatory 99-year terms of imprisonment for persons convicted of certain murders.
SCR 7 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 7 Supporting the responsible development of the Tulsequah Chief Mine through the cooperative effort of Alaska and British Columbia and urging Governor Knowles to withdraw his request for a referral of the Tulsequah Chief Mine to the International Joint Commission under the Boundary Waters Treaty.
SCR 12 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 35 Relating to declaring March 2000 as Sobriety Awareness Month.
SCR 15 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 39 Relating to Alcohol-Related Birth Defects Awareness Weeks.
SJR 2 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the rights of prisoners under the criminal administration section.
SJR 4 : Relating to a national ballistic missile defense system.
SJR 5 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 3 Opposing the closure of the former Mount McKinley portions of Denali National Park and Preserve to snowmachine use.
SJR 6 : 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.
SJR 25 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 27 Relating to voluntary school prayer.
SJR 27 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 47 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to revisions of the state constitution and providing that a court may not change language of a proposed constitutional amendment or revision.
SJR 31 : Relating to subsistence activities of urban Alaska Natives under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
SJR 34 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 54 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to certain public corporations.
SJR 35 : Proposing amendments 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.
SJR 38 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 41 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.
SR 1 : Passed! Senate Resolve 1 Relating to declaring March 1999 as Sobriety Awareness Month.
SR 2 : Passed! Senate Resolve 2 Dedicating the Terry Miller Gallery of the Chamber of the Alaska Senate to Cliff Groh.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Senator Robin Taylor

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Senate Judiciary Committee Legislation

SB 96 : 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.
SB 100 : An Act relating to the payment by indigent persons for legal services and related costs..
SB 143 : An Act relating to a vessel-based commercial fisheries limited entry system; relating to management of offshore fisheries; and providing for an effective date.
SB 162 : Passed! Chapter 17, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the rule against perpetuities, nonvested property interests, and powers of appointment; and providing for an effective date.
SB 163 : Passed! Chapter 104, SLA 2000 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.
SB 165 : 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.
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SB 166 : Passed! Chapter 2, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the amendment and revocation of spouses' community property agreements and community property trusts; and providing for an effective date.
SB 185 : An Act authorizing certain opticians to modify a near addition power to an existing eyeglass prescription.
SB 286 : Passed! Chapter 112, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the duties and powers of the attorney general.
SB 294 : Passed! Chapter 94, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the possession of concealed handguns and to concealed handgun permits.
SB 314 : An Act relating to primary election nominees for governor and lieutenant governor and regulating the nomination of the candidates for those offices whose names shall be placed on the general election ballot; and providing for an effective date.
SCR 10 : Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 151, relating to revocation of a driver's license for a person at least 14 years of age but not yet 21 years of age.
SCR 13 : Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 45, relating to initiative and referendum petitions.
SJR 40 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska providing that the governor, United States senators, United States representative, and electors of the President and Vice-President of the United States be elected by a majority vote.
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