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24th Alaska State Legislature
The 24th Alaska State Legislature
Alaska State Senator Gary Stevens
District R - Kodiak (more)
Senate Majority Leader

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Kodiak, AK 99615
Phone: (907) 486-4925
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Elected to the House: 2000, 2002
Appointed to the Senate: 2003
Elected to the Senate: 2004

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  · SB 115
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SB 13 : Education Funding
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act requiring a separate appropriation bill for funding public education; providing for an increase in the base student allocation used in the formula for state funding of public education; establishing a date by which the bill funding public education must be transmitted to the governor; and providing for an effective date.

Companion Bill : HB 20
Contact : : 465-4925
Current Status : (S) HES : 01-11-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 106 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 11 KB]

01-11-05 : Requires the governor to submit a separate appropriation bill for funding public education by the fourth legislative day of each session. Requires the legislature to pass the education funding bill by April 1 of each year. Increases the base student allocation from $4,576 to $4,869, an increase of $293 per student.

SB 14 : Municipal Elections
Signed into Law! Chapter 3 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to municipal initiative and referendum elections.

Version : HCS SB 14 (STA)
Contact : : 465-4925
Last Action : Signed into Law : 03-22-05
Current Status : Chapter 3 SLA 05 : 03-22-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 106 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

03-04-05 : Removes the requirement that municipalities hold a special election for initiatives and referendums if no regular election occurs within 75 days after certification. Gives municipalities the option of: holding the vote at the next regular election; holding the vote at an already scheduled special election occurring later than 60 days after certification of the petition; or ordering a special election if it determines it is in the best interest of the municipality and no regular election occurs within 75 days. Clarifies that an initiative or referendum special election cannot be held within 60 days of certification to allow ample time for procedural work.

SB 15 : Alcoholic Beverage Tax For Wine & Others
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to the state alcoholic beverage tax for certain wine and other beverages and to the treatment of two or more taxpayers who have a relationship for purposes of applying the tax for certain wine and other beverages.

Companion Bill : HB 126
Contact : : 465-4925
Current Status : (S) L&C : 01-11-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 107 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 11 KB]

01-11-05 : Offers wineries a tax exemption on quantities of wine up to 100 gallons per month. Reduces unintended revenue loss by treating two or more taxpayers who have a relationship as defined by the Internal Revenue Code as a single taxpayer.

SB 16 : Powers/ Duties DOTPF/ Transportation Plan/ Energy
Signed into Law! Chapter 39 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; repealing the requirement for a long-range program for highway construction and maintenance; and repealing a requirement that public facilities comply with energy standards adopted by the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS S SSB 16 (TRA)
Contact : : 465-4925
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-02-05
Current Status : Chapter 39 SLA 05 : 06-02-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 104 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-07-05 : Passed House 5/7 by a vote of 34 to 4. Deletes the requirement that the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities participate in setting thermal and lighting energy standards. Deletes the requirement that the DOT&PF conduct a cost benefit study for projects where such studies are not warranted. Includes other statutory clean-up language requested by DOT&PF.

SB 24 : Reemployment Of Retirees
Passed Senate!
Companion Bill HB 161 Signed Into Law!
Chapter 50 SLA 05

Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to reemployment of and benefits for retired teachers and public employees and to teachers or employees who participated in retirement incentive programs and are subsequently reemployed as a commissioner; repealing secs. 5, 7, and 9, ch. 58, SLA 2001; providing for an effective date by amending the delayed effective date for secs. 3, 5, 9, and 12, ch. 57, SLA 2001, and repealing sec. 13, ch. 58, SLA 2001, which is the delayed effective date for secs. 5, 7, and 9, ch. 58, SLA 2001; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS S SSB 24 (FIN) Am
Companion Bill : HB 161
Contact : : 465-4713
Last Action : Passed Senate » House : 05-05-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 108 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 11 KB]

05-05-05 : Passed Senate 5/5 by a vote of 14 to 5. Modifies the retiree rehire program authorized by House Bill 242 in 2001 by establishing a new program with sidebars that allow the state to rehire retirees for positions with demonstrated recruitment difficulties. Allows state employees to remain in the program through Dec. 31, 2006 for employees who were rehired prior to Nov. 3, 2004; and through June 30, 2005 for employees who were rehired on or after Nov. 3, 2004. After those dates, the employee must separate from service for 30 days and can continue reemployment if the position meets recruitment difficulty criteria. Requires employers to pass a resolution detailing recruitment difficulties and adopting a policy requiring a competitive recruitment for at least 30 days. If qualified applicant pool exists, a new candidate must be chosen over retiree. Eliminates costs to the retirement system by requiring an employer to contribute to the unfunded liability for those rehired at the same rate as for all other employees, and to provide active health insurance after June 30, 2005.

SB 25 : Genetically Modified Fish/ Fish Products
Signed into Law! Chapter 26 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Kim Elton, Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to labeling and identification of genetically modified fish and fish products.

Contact : : 465-4947
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-19-05
Current Status : Chapter 26 SLA 05 : 05-19-05

| Sponsor Statement | [PDF]

05-03-05 : Requires a label identifying genetically modified fish or fish product. Genetically modified means a finfish or shellfish whose genetic structure has been altered at the molecular level by means not possible under natural conditions.

SB 29 : Regional Seafood Development Coordinator
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act establishing the position of regional seafood development coordinator in the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.

Current Status : (S) RES : 01-11-05

SB 61 : Teacher Loan Repayment Program
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to the Alaska teacher recruitment loan repayment program; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-4925
Current Status : (S) HES : 01-18-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 103 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 9 KB]

01-18-05 : Establishes the Alaska teacher recruitment loan repayment program to provide financial incentives through state repayment of education loans for first-time elementary and secondary teachers.

SB 102 : Coastal Management Programs
Signed into Law! Chapter 31 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act repealing the Alaska coastal management program; relating to an extension for review and approval of revisions to the Alaska coastal management program; relating to reviews and modifications by the Department of Natural Resources; relating to coastal resource district policies; providing for an effective date by amending the effective date of sec. 45, ch. 24, SLA 2003; and providing for an effective date.

Version : HCS CS SB 102 (RES)
Companion Bill : HB 146
Contact : : 465-4925
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-26-05
Current Status : Chapter 31 SLA 05 : 05-26-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 105 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-10-05 : Senate concurred 15 to 4 on 5/10. Extends by six months the deadlines regarding the Alaska Coastal Management Program contained in HB 191, which was passed in 2003. Extends the deadline for coastal resource districts to submit revised district coastal management plans to the Department of Natural Resources by an additional 2 months. Installs an audit and sunset clause for the entire Alaska Coastal Management Program in 2011. Provides an explicit prohibition against the adoption by reference of state or federal statutes or regulations. Automatically makes changes to the old district plans that have been requested by the legislature twice in the last three years.

SB 115 : No Volunteer Board Member APOC Disclosure
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act eliminating financial disclosure requirements by members of certain state boards and commissions who serve substantially as volunteers and are not compensated for their services; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-4925
Current Status : (S) STA : 02-24-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 100 KB]

SB 207 : AK Aerospace Development Corporation Board Membership
Signed into Law! Chapter 29 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to the membership on the board of directors of the Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation.

Version : CS SB 207 (FIN)
Companion Bill : HB 341
Contact : : 465-4925
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-18-06
Current Status : Chapter 29 SLA 06 : 05-18-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 17 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

04-28-06 : Passed House 36-1. Mandates that two of the state residents on the Alaska Aerospace Development Board be residents of the borough where the launch activities of the corporation occur unless there are no qualified applicants from the borough. States that no existing board members will lose their seats.

SB 208 : Hospital - Acquired Infections
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act requiring hospitals to collect data and disclose reports of hospital-acquired infections; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-4925
Current Status : (S) HES : 01-09-06

| Sponsor Statement |

SB 211 : Domestic Violence Protective Orders
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to domestic violence protective orders.

Contact : : 465-4925
Current Status : (S) JUD : 01-09-06

| Sponsor Statement |

SB 224 : Older Alaskans' Day
Signed into Law! Chapter 8 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

Establishing Older Alaskans' Day.

Contact : : 465-4925
Last Action : Signed into Law : 03-23-06
Current Status : Chapter 8 SLA 06 : 03-23-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 16 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

03-13-06 : Passed House 30-0. Establishes the second Wednesday of September as Older Alaskan's Day to honor residents 60 years or older.

SB 225 : Ban Mixing Zones In Spawning Areas
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act prohibiting mixing zones in freshwater spawning waters.

Companion Bill : HB 328
Current Status : (S) RES : 01-09-06

SB 245 : Ban Orange Hawkweed/ Purple Loosestrife
Companion Bill HB 324 Passed House!
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act banning the importation, transfer, and cultivation of orange hawkweed and purple loosestrife.

Companion Bill : HB 324
Contact : : 465-4925
Current Status : (S) L&C : 01-23-06

| Sponsor Statement |

SB 256 : Fire Season Start Date
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act extending the period of the fire season.

Contact : : 465-4925
Current Status : (S) RES : 01-30-06

| Sponsor Statement |

SB 266 : Commemorative Plates: Statehood Aniversary
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to commemorative license plates celebrating Alaska's 50th anniversary as a state; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS SB 266 (TRA)
Companion Bill : HB 490
Contact : : 465-4925
Last Action : (S) TRA » (S) FIN : 03-01-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 17 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

02-28-06 : Requires State license plates issued between Jan. 1 2007 and Dec. 31 2009 to display a design and color commemorating the 50th anniversary of Alaska's statehood and admittance into the United States. Requires the Commissioner of the Department of Administration to consult with the Alaska Statehood Celebration Commission to determine the design and color.

SB 282 : Broadcasting Promoting Charitable Gaming
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

An Act relating to the use of broadcasting to promote raffles and lotteries.

Companion Bill : HB 447
Contact : : 465-4925
Last Action : (S) STA » (S) STA : 04-21-06

| Sponsor Statement |

04-20-06 : Allows radio or television broadcasting to promote raffles and lotteries.

SCR 2 : Rotary International Year 2005
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 4
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

Proclaiming 2005 as Rotary International Year.

Contact : : 465-4925
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-17-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 101 KB]

03-15-05 : Unanimously passed House. Proclaims 2005 as Rotary International Year in Alaska.

SCR 4 : Rename Fairbanks
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

Relating to the name of the City of Fairbanks and changing that name to Barnette's Cache.

Contact : : 465-4925
Current Status : (S) STA : 03-09-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 100 KB]

SCR 20 : Fluoridation
Companion Bill HCR 5 Passed House!
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

Relating to support of community water fluoridation.

Companion Bill : HCR 5
Current Status : (S) HES : 01-23-06

SJR 9 : Urge Congress Honor Exxon Valdez Judgment
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

Urging the United States Congress to honor the process and judgment of the federal courts in the case of the Exxon Valdez disaster and to refrain from enacting legislation that would affect the outcome of the courts' resolution of the case.

Current Status : (S) RES : 02-18-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 108 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 19 : Task Force On Hospital Infections
Passed Legislature! Transmit To Gov.
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

Relating to creating the Task Force to Assess Public Reporting of Health Care Associated Infections.

Version : CS SJR 19 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-4925
Last Action : Governor » Governor : 06-06-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 20 KB]
| Sponsor Statatement |

05-03-06 : Passed House 30-0. Establishes the Task Force to Assess Public Reporting of Health Care Associated Infections.


Past Legislation:
 
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· Legislation Proposed during the 22nd Legislature

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  · SB 90
  · SB 104
  · SB 134
  · SB 140
  · SB 155
  · SB 209
  · SB 216
  · SB 274
  · SJR 10
  · SJR 16
  · SR 2
  · SR 4
  · HB 13
  · HB 32
  · HB 91
  · HB 92
  · HB 181
  · HB 201
  · HB 357
  · HB 393
  · HB 395
  · HCR 1
  · HCR 13
  · HJR 9
  · HJR 27
  · HJR 31
 

SB 12 : Human Trafficking/ Sextourism/ Procurements
Signed into Law! Chapter 72 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson

An Act relating to human trafficking; relating to sex tourism; relating to procurement from a person conducting business in or having headquarters in countries that support or ignore slavery and trafficking in persons; and providing for an effective date.

Version : HCS CS SB 12 (STA) Am H(EFD ADD H)
Contact : : 465-2199
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-16-06
Current Status : Chapter 72 SLA 06 : 06-16-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 18 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-04-06 : Senate voted 20-0 to concur with House amendments. Directs the legislative, executive and judicial branches to develop regulations and procedures to prohibit procurement from a person that has headquarters in a country listed as sponsoring or turning a blind eye to slavery and human traffic.

SB 54 : Protective Order For Sexual Assault/ Abuse
Signed into Law! Chapter 36 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson

An Act amending protective order statutes for crimes involving stalking to include crimes involving sexual assault and sexual abuse, to provide for other relief ordered by a court, to add the protective orders to a centralized registry, to prevent denial solely for a lapse of time, and to require notification of the court of known civil or criminal actions involving the petitioner or respondent; relating to notifications to victims of sexual assault and to mandatory arrest for crimes involving violation of protective orders and violation of conditions of release; and amending Rule 65, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.

Version : CS SB 54 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-2199
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-18-06
Current Status : Chapter 36 SLA 06 : 05-18-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 17 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

04-28-06 : Passed House 35-0. Allows a victim of sexual assault to petition for civil remedies of protective orders, ex parte orders, and emergency orders. Also mandates arrest for violation of these protective orders. This bill focuses on victims of sexual assault (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th degrees) and sexual abuse of a minor (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th degrees) that is not domestic violence.

SB 60 : Extend Suicide Prevention Council
Signed into Law! Chapter 8 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Ben Stevens

An Act extending the termination date of the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council; and providing for an effective date.

Companion Bill : HB 82
Contact : : 465-4993
Last Action : Signed into Law : 04-09-05
Current Status : Chapter 8 SLA 05 : 04-09-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 105 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 28 KB]

03-18-05 : Passed House 35 to 1. Extends the termination date of the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council from June 2005 to June 2009.

SB 63 : Use Seat Belt Road Signs
Signed into Law! Chapter 15 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Ben Stevens

An Act relating to road signs encouraging the use of safety belts.

Contact : : 465-4993
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-12-05
Current Status : Chapter 15 SLA 05 : 05-12-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 101 KB]

04-25-05 : Unanimously passed House April 25. Allows the Alaska Department of Transportation to erect and maintain roadway signs that encourage the use of safety belts. Stipulates placing the signs at the sites of traffic fatalities that could have been prevented if seat belts were in use. Between 1997-2002 about 55% of the traffic fatalities in Alaska could have been prevented if safety belts had been used.

SB 90 : Alaska Territorial Guard Day
Signed into Law! Chapter 17 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Charlie Huggins

An Act relating to Alaska Territorial Guard Day.

Version : CS SB 90 (STA)
Contact : : 465-3878
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-12-05
Current Status : Chapter 17 SLA 05 : 05-12-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 98 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

04-22-05 : Unanimously passed House April 22. Declares October 18 of each year as Alaska Territorial Guard Day.

SB 104 : Permanent Fund Dividend Fraud/ Eligibility
Signed into Law! Chapter 42 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Ralph Seekins

An Act relating to the crimes of unsworn falsification in the first degree involving an application for a permanent fund dividend and false information or report involving eligibility for a permanent fund dividend; requiring the establishment of a permanent fund dividend fraud investigation unit in the Department of Revenue; relating to service in the peace corps and as a member of the United States Olympic Team as allowable absences from the state for purposes of eligibility for permanent fund dividends and to the period for filing an application for a permanent fund dividend; authorizing the Department of Revenue to issue administrative orders imposing sanctions for certain misrepresentations or other actions concerning eligibility for a permanent fund dividend and providing for administrative appeal of those orders; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CCS SB 104
Contact : : 465-2327
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-25-06
Current Status : Chapter 42 SLA 06 : 05-25-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 18 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-07-06 : Senate and House adopted conference committee report. Elevates Permanent Fund Dividend fraud from a class A misdemeanor to a class C felony. Codifies a PFD fraud investigation unit within the Department of Revenue to assist the Department of Law in detecting and investigating PFD fraud. Adds peace corps and members of the Special Olympics to the allowable absences for permanent fund dividend eligibility.

SB 134 : Pilot Project: Sex Offense Victims Rights
Signed into Law! Chapter 74 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Con Bunde

An Act relating to a pilot project to review and investigate certain complaints from victims of sexual assault in the first degree or sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree concerning actions of justice agencies.

Version : CS SB 134 (JUD)
Contact : : 465-4843
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-16-06
Current Status : Chapter 74 SLA 06 : 06-16-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 21 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-08-06 : Passed House 39-0. Establishes a pilot program within the Office of Victim's Rights to review cases in which the victim of first degree sexual assault or sexual abuse of a minor complains that the investigation has not been timely or through. Pilot program begins Sept. 1, 2006 and ends it August 31, 2008.

SB 140 : Computers & Internet
Signed into Law! Chapter 97 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to computers, computer communications, and the Internet.

Version : HCS CS SB 140 (RLS)
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : Signed into Law : 08-30-05
Current Status : Chapter 97 SLA 05 : 08-30-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 107 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-10-05 : Senate unanimously concurred 5/10. Makes it unlawful for a person who is not the owner or authorized user of a computer to use spyware to cause a pop-up advertisement under circumstances defined in the bill, or to purchase advertising that violates the prohibition on using spyware to customize pop-up advertising. Makes online enticement of minors a felony under Alaska law. A person commits the crime of online enticement of a minor if the person is 18 years or older and knowingly uses a computer to communicate with another person to entice, solicit or encourage the person to engage in an act described in AS 11.41.455(a)(1)-(7). Makes online enticement a class C felony or a class B felony if the defendant is required to register as a sex offender or child kidnapper under AS 12.63 or similar law. Makes electronic distribution of indecent materials, i.e. pornography, to minors a felony under Alaska law.

SB 155 : Appropriation: Schools/ Univ/ Virology Lab/ Museum
Passed Senate!
Sponsored by Sen. Ben Stevens

An Act making appropriations for construction of an integrated science complex at the University of Alaska in Anchorage, for replacement of the virology laboratory in Fairbanks, for expansion of the Anchorage Museum of History and Art, for the major maintenance grant fund, and for other capital projects related to education; and providing for an effective date.

Version : HCS CS SB 155 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-4993
Last Action : (H) RLS » House : 05-07-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 107 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |
| Proposed Projects | [PDF - 125 KB]

05-04-05 : Appropriates approximately $387 million from the General Fund for maintenance and construction of education facilities, institutions of higher learning and projects that benefit the education of all Alaskans.

SB 209 : Access To Licensed Club Premises
Signed into Law! Chapter 69 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Charlie Huggins

An Act relating to access by persons under 21 years of age to premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages as clubs when alcoholic beverages are not present and, when alcoholic beverages are present, to premises of a patriotic organization licensed as a club if the person possesses a valid active duty military or armed forces identification card issued by the United States government.

Version : CS SB 209 (JUD)
Contact : : 465-3878
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-15-06
Current Status : Chapter 69 SLA 06 : 06-15-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 18 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-08-06 : Passed House 34-1. Allows military personnel under the age of 21 access to patriotic organizations licensed to sell alcoholic beverages if the person posesses a valid active duty military ID card or armed forces identification card issued by the United States government.

SB 216 : Bail Restrictions/ Unlawful Evasion
Signed into Law! Chapter 57 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Charlie Huggins, Sen. Lyda Green

An Act relating to bail and unlawful evasion; and providing for an effective date.

Version : HCS CS SB 216 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-3878
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-13-06
Current Status : Chapter 57 SLA 06 : 06-13-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 17 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-08-06 : Senate voted to concur with House amendments 20-0. Makes unlawful evasion a felony for anyone held on a felony charge and a misdemeanor for anyone being held on a misdemeanor charge. Bans most the temporary and periodic release of inmates being held at a correctional facility.

SB 274 : Govt. Firearm Disposal And Inventory
Signed into Law! Chapter 70 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson

An Act relating to the disposition of forfeited, surplus, and unclaimed firearms by the state and municipalities.

Version : HCS CS SB 274 (FIN) Am H
Contact : : 465-2199
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-15-06
Current Status : Chapter 70 SLA 06 : 06-15-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 18 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

05-07-06 : Senate concurred with House amendments 20-0. Returns to Senate for concurrence with House amendments. Allows all Alaskans who are legally permitted to buy firearms to do so at auctions where state-owned surplus firearms are sold. Current state law only allows federally licensed firearm dealers to buy state firearms at auction. The state can also dispose of the firearms through trade-in, donation and transfer to other jurisdictions. The Department of Public Safety must report descriptions and values of all firearms not sold to the public to the legislature during the annual budgetary process.

SJR 10 : Support Federal Marriage Amendment
Passed Senate!
Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson

Supporting the federal marriage amendment.

Contact : : 465-2199
Last Action : House Floor » (H) STA : 04-07-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 101 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

04-06-05 : Passed Senate 16 to 3. Urges the United States Congress to pass Senate Joint Resolution 1, known as the Marriage Protection Act. The proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution will define marriage as the union between one man and one woman. If passed, it must still be ratified by three-fourths of the nation's state legislatures.

SJR 16 : States' Right To Regulate Hunting/ Fishing
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 16
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

Supporting legislation before the United States Congress that reaffirms the right of the states to regulate hunting and fishing.

Contact : : 465-4861
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-19-05
Current Status : Legis Resolve 16 : 05-19-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 100 KB]

05-07-05 : Unanimously passed House 5/7. Supports legislation before the United States Congress reaffirming the right of the states to regulate fishing and hunting.

SR 2 : East Lynn Canal Highway
Passed Legislature! Senate Resolve 2
Sponsored by Sen. Bert Stedman

Supporting the efforts of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to improve transportation to and from Juneau and supporting development of the East Lynn Canal Highway.

Companion Bill : HR 7
Contact : : 465-3873
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-17-05
Current Status : Senate Resolve 2 : 05-17-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 105 KB]

03-21-05 : Passed Senate 12 to 8. Supports the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities efforts to improve transportation to and from Juneau and to build the East Lynn Canal Road.

SR 4 : USPS Air Shipment Of Bypass Mail
Passed Legislature! Senate Resolve 3
Sponsored by Sen. Donald Olson

Relating to the plans of the United States Postal Service to discontinue air shipment of bypass mail between Fairbanks, Alaska, and Barrow, Alaska.

Current Status : Senate Resolve 3 : 05-27-05

HB 13 : School Funding & School Bond Reimbursemnt
Signed into Law! Chapter 41 SLA 06
Sponsored by Rep. Carl Gatto, Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act relating to reimbursement of municipal bonds for school construction; increasing the base student allocation used in the formula for state financing of public education; relating to the district cost factors for state funding of public education; relating to school improvement funding; and providing for an effective date.

Version : SCS CS HB 13 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-3743
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-25-06
Current Status : Chapter 41 SLA 06 : 05-25-06

| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 9 KB]

05-09-06 : Passed the Legislature, to be transmitted to the Governor for signature.

Extends, until July 1, 2006, the statutory date for municipalities to receive reimbursements for the state for school construction and renovation bonds. Reimbursement rates for DEED approved projects to 70% and non-DEED approved projects to 60%.

HB 32 : Appropriation: Grant To Arctic Power For ANWR
Signed into Law! Chapter 23 SLA 05
Sponsored by Rep. Vic Kohring

An Act making a special appropriation for a grant to Arctic Power to promote the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas exploration and development; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 32 (FIN) Am
Companion Bill : SB 69
Contact : : 465-2186
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-17-05
Current Status : Chapter 23 SLA 05 : 05-17-05

| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 12 KB]

04-22-05 : HB 32 appropriates 1.2 million dollars from the General fund to Artic Power for use in promoting the opening of ANWR.

HB 91 : Indecent Exposure To Minors
Signed into Law! Chapter 62 SLA 05
Sponsored by Rep. John Coghill

An Act relating to indecent exposure.

Version : HB 91 Am
Companion Bill : SB 159
Contact : : 465-3719
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-30-05
Current Status : Chapter 62 SLA 05 : 06-30-05

| Sponsor Statement |

05-03-05 : Makes repeat convictions of indecent exposure within the observation of a person under sixteen years of age a felony.

HB 92 : University Of Alaska & Corporate Stock
Signed into Law! Chapter 18 SLA 06
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Kelly

An Act relating to the purchase of interests in corporations, including limited liability companies, by the University of Alaska.

Version : SCS CS HB 92 (JUD) Am S
Contact : : 465-6890
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-01-06
Current Status : Chapter 18 SLA 06 : 05-01-06

| Sponsor Statement |
| White Paper: Spin-Off Company Models of Universities | [PDF - 13 KB]
| Testimoney from Mary E. Greene - UA Associate General Counsel | [PDF - 11 KB]
| CS HB 92 (EDU) vs. CS HB 92 (JUD) | [PDF - 19 KB]

04-05-06 : Passed the Legislature, to be transmitted to the Governor for signature.

Intent is to specifically define a university/corporate liability structure intended to encourage new university investment in limited liability and nonprofit corporations resulting from research-generated intellectual property or companies created and managed on university lands.

HB 181 : Waive Continuing Education RequirementFor Military
Signed into Law! Chapter 63 SLA 05
Sponsored by Rep. John Coghill

An Act authorizing a waiver for active duty military service of continuing education requirements for renewal of occupational licenses.

Version : CS HB 181 (L&C)
Contact : : 465-3719
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-30-05
Current Status : Chapter 63 SLA 05 : 06-30-05

| Sponsor Statement |

05-04-05 : Introduced to eliminate the possibility of a professional licensee losing his or her license because of failure to fulfill statutory requirements for continuing education while serving on active duty in a combat zone or area where continuing education classes are not available.

HB 201 : Permanent Fund Dividend Apps Of Military
Signed into Law! Chapter 83 SLA 05
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act relating to an application for a permanent fund dividend for a member of the armed forces of the United States serving on active duty outside of the state who is eligible for hostile fire or imminent danger pay; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-3779
Last Action : Signed into Law : 07-21-05
Current Status : Chapter 83 SLA 05 : 07-21-05

| Sponsor Statement |

05-04-05 : The purpose of this bill is to permit the person who has power of attorney for an individual who is serving on active duty with the United States armed services outside the state of Alaska to sign and file a permanent fund application for said individual.

HB 357 : Statutory References To Disabilities
Signed into Law! Chapter 25 SLA 06
Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Wilson

An Act updating the terminology in statutes for persons with disabilities; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 357 (FIN)
Companion Bill : SB 242
Contact : : 465-2734
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-09-06
Current Status : Chapter 25 SLA 06 : 05-09-06

| Sponsor Statement |

05-02-06 : Passed the Legislature, to be transmitted to the Governor for signature.

This bill changes all Alaska State Statutes to rid them of this archaic reference that has negative and demoralizing connotations in reference to a person's ability and potential.

HB 393 : Insurance For Colorectal Cancer Screening
Passed Legislature! Transmit To Gov.
Sponsored by Rep. Tom Anderson

An Act requiring that certain health care insurance plans provide coverage for the costs of colorectal cancer screening examinations and laboratory tests; and providing for an effective date.

Version : SCS CS HB 393 (HES)
Contact : : 465-5031
Last Action : Governor » Governor : 07-18-06

| Sponsor Statement |
| American Cancer Society Fact Sheet | [PDF - 36 KB]

05-06-06 : Passed the Legislature, to be transmitted to the Governor for signature.

This bill completes the list, increasing Alaskans' access to all life-saving, recommended cancer screenings.

HB 395 : Fire Season Dates
Signed into Law! Chapter 21 SLA 06
Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Olson

An Act relating to the period of the fire season; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 395 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-2693
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-04-06
Current Status : Chapter 21 SLA 06 : 05-04-06

| Sponsor Statement |

05-02-06 : Passed the Legislature, to be transmitted to the Governor for signature.

HB 395 will move the start date of fire season from May 1 to April 1.

HCR 1 : Sobriety Awareness Month: March 2005
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 1
Sponsored by Rep. Norman Rokeberg

Relating to declaring March 2005 as Sobriety Awareness Month.

Contact : : 465-3764
Last Action : Signed into Law : 03-14-05
Current Status : Legis Resolve 1 : 03-14-05

02-18-05 : HCR 1 Designates March as Sobriety Awareness month.

HCR 13 : Natural Gas Spur Line Construction
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 29
Sponsored by Rep. Jay Ramras

Expressing the legislature's support for the construction of a natural gas spur pipeline between Fairbanks and the Nenana Basin and Southcentral Alaska, commending the interest and initiative of the sponsors of that project, and encouraging the appropriate state resource agencies to lend support to those efforts.

Version : CS HCR 13 (RES)
Contact : : 465-3004
Last Action : Signed into Law : 02-06-06
Current Status : Legis Resolve 29 : 02-06-06

05-02-05 : HCR 13 expressing the legislature's support for the construction of a natural gas spur pipeline between Fairbanks and the Nenana Basin and Southcentral Alaska, commending the interest and initiative of the sponsors of that project, and encouraging the appropriate state resource agencies to lend support to those efforts.

HJR 9 : Exxon Valdez Judgment: Congress/ Reopener
Passed Legislature! Transmit To Gov.
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

Urging the United States Congress to honor the process and judgment of the federal courts in the case of the Exxon Valdez disaster and to refrain from enacting legislation that would affect the outcome of the courts' resolution of the case; urging the United States Department of Justice and the Alaska Department of Law to identify all natural resource damages from the Exxon Valdez oil spill that were unanticipated at the time of the 1991 settlement, to develop plans to remedy the damages, and to present the ExxonMobil Corporation with a request for the full $100,000,000 that is available through the Reopener for Unknown Injury clause of the 1991 civil settlement to carry out these plans.

Version : SCS HJR 9 (JUD) Am S
Contact : : 465-2487
Last Action : (S) JUD » Governor : 07-11-06

| Sponsor Statement |

04-11-05 : This resolution from the Alaska State Legislature urges that the United States Congress respect the judicial process and refrain from enacting any legislation that would alter the punitive damages awarded to more than 32,000 plaintiffs as a result of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill as finally determined by the federals courts.

HJR 27 : Allotments For Native Vietnam Veterans
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 37
Sponsored by Rep. John Coghill

Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation amending the Alaska Native Vietnam Veterans Allotment Act to allow deserving veterans to obtain allotments of vacant land within the State of Alaska; and to reopen and legislatively approve allotments in the Tongass National Forest.

Version : CS HJR 27 (MLV)
Contact : : 465-3719
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-01-06
Current Status : Legis Resolve 37 : 06-01-06

| Sponsor Statement |

HJR 31 : Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day
Passed Legislature! Transmit To Gov.
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

Relating to designating September 9, 2006, as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day.

Version : SCS HJR 31 (HES)
Contact : : 465-3744
Last Action : (H) HES » Governor : 07-11-06

| Sponsor Statement |


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