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24th Alaska State Legislature
The 24th Alaska State Legislature
Alaska State Senator Gene Therriault
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SB 17 : Appropriation: Richardson Hwy/ North Pole Interchange
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act making an appropriation for construction of the Richardson Highway/North Pole interchange; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-4797
Current Status : (S) TRA : 01-11-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 110 KB]

01-11-05 : Appropriates $16.5 million to reconstruct the Richardson Highway through a portion of North Pole, providing an interchange at Dawson Road and eliminating the cross highway traffic at the intersections of Fifth Avenue/Mission Road and Laurance Road.

SB 32 : Water/ Sewer/ Waste Grants To Utilities
Companion Bill HB 46 Passed House!
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act permitting grants to certain regulated public utilities for water quality enhancement projects and water supply and wastewater systems.

Companion Bill : HB 46
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : (S) RES » (S) FIN : 01-27-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 104 KB]

01-27-05 : Expands eligibility for Municipal Water, Sewer and Solid Waste Matching Grants to include privately-owned water and sewer utilities that are regulated by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska under AS 42.05.

SB 36 : Absentee Ballots
Signed into Law! Chapter 4 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to absentee ballots.

Version : FCCS SB 36
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : Signed into Law : 03-06-06
Current Status : Chapter 4 SLA 06 : 03-06-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 20 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 10 KB]

05-07-05 : Passed House 5/7 by a vote of 32 to 8. Requires that requests for absentee ballots by mail be submitted directly by the absentee voter to the division of elections. Prohibits a person from encouraging or assisting in a violation of this requirement. Establishes a penalty for first offense and repeat convictions. Makes changes regarding indication of party affiliation on absentee ballot applications.

SB 56 : Criminal Law/ Procedure/ Sentencing
Signed into Law! Chapter 2 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to criminal law and procedure, criminal sentences, and probation and parole; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CCS SB 56
Companion Bill : HB 78
Contact : : 465-4522
Last Action : Signed into Law : 03-22-05
Current Status : Chapter 2 SLA 05 : 03-22-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 108 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 14 KB]

03-02-05 : House and Senate unanimously passed Conference Committee substitute. Amends current presumptive sentencing, from a set term to a range of terms, to bring Alaska law into conformity with requirements imposed by the federal constitution as a result of the Blakely v. Washington decision. Allows judges to consider all relevant factors in sentencing and the ability to impose probation without undue complications in the criminal justice process. Improves public safety by clarifying the authority of police officers to arrest violators of probation and parole, and limiting the abuse of periodic sentencing.

SB 128 : Borough Incorporation Is Not Boundary Change
Signed into Law! Chapter 86 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to consideration by the Local Boundary Commission of a requested borough incorporation.

Version : SB 128 Am
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : Signed into Law : 07-27-05
Current Status : Chapter 86 SLA 05 : 07-27-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 104 KB]

05-09-05 : Unanimously passed House on 5/9. Amends AS 44.33.812 to clarify that the Local Boundary Commission (LBC) is not mandated to force borough incorporation when the LBC considers a local government ''boundary change.''

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 154 : Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings
Signed into Law! Chapter 70 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to the jurisdiction for proceedings relating to delinquent minors and to telephonic and televised participation in those proceedings; amending Rules 2, 3, 4, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24.1, and 25, Alaska Delinquency Rules; and providing for an effective date.

Version : HCS CS SB 154 (JUD)
Contact : : 465-4522
Last Action : Signed into Law : 07-13-05
Current Status : Chapter 70 SLA 05 : 07-13-05

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

05-10-05 : Seante unanimously concurred 5/10. Applies the State's juvenile delinquency laws to a person 18 years or older if the person is alleged to have committed a violation of criminal law that occurred when the person was under 18, and the period of limitation has not expired. Amends Court Rule 3(e), Alaska Delinquency Rules, to allow juvenile offenders to participate telephonically in certain proceedings in which personal appearance is not essential to the fair disposition of the matter. Court Rule changes require two-thirds vote of the legislature. Specifies that a juvenile has the right, and the ability to waive the right, to be physically present in court for: arraignment, adjudication, disposition, probation revocation, extension of jurisdiction and waiver of jurisdiction hearings.

SB 159 : Indecent Exposure To Minors
Companion Bill HB 91 Signed Into Law!
Chapter 62 SLA 05

Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to indecent exposure.

Companion Bill : HB 91
Current Status : (S) JUD : 04-01-05

SB 169 : Workers' Compensation Records
Passed House!
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to release of information in individual workers' compensation records; relating to breaches of security involving personal information, credit report and credit score security freezes, consumer credit monitoring, credit accuracy, protection of social security numbers, disposal of records, identity theft, furnishing consumer credit header information, credit cards, and debit cards; amending Rule 60, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective date.

Version : HCS CS SB 169 (FIN) Am H
Companion Bill : HB 291
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : Passed House » Senate : 05-05-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 18 KB]

05-07-06 : Passed House 40-0. Prohibits the Division of Workers' Compensation from releasing injured workers' personal information contained in individual workers' compensation files. Floor amendment added a number of consumer protection provisions. Protects social security numbers, requires notifying individuals if personal information is accessed and allows victims of identity theft to file a police report. Prohibits printing of more than the last five digits of a credit card number on receipts. Allows individuals to freeze their credit report so they are the only ones with access to it.

SB 172 : Initiative\ Referendum\ Recall\ Pamphlet
Signed into Law! Chapter 38 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to election pamphlets and to the presentation of initiatives and referenda on the ballot; relating to review of applications for certification of initiatives; relating to the circulation and subscription of recall petitions; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CCS SB 172
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-18-06
Current Status : Chapter 38 SLA 06 : 05-18-06

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

05-02-06 : Senate and House voted to adopt conference committee report. Increases the word limit for initiative and referenda ballot titles from six words to 25 words. Specifies that the proposition shall, in not more than 50 words per section, give a true and impartial summary of the proposed law. It also provides for the publication of an official election pamphlet when a ballot initiative appears on the primary ballot.

SB 179 : Minerals Tax/ Payments To Municipalities In Lieu
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to the taxation of minerals and mining property; relating to contracts approved by municipalities for payments in lieu of taxes; and providing for an effective date.

Version : SS SB 179
Companion Bill : HB 280
Contact : : 465-4797
Current Status : (S) CRA : 05-10-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 111 KB]

SB 180 : Personal Information Security/ Social Security Number
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to breaches of security involving personal information, consumer report security freezes, protection of social security numbers, disposal of records, and the accuracy of reports on credit history, score, and ranking.

Current Status : (S) L&C : 04-19-05

SB 200 : Use Of Force To Protect Self/ Home/ Property
Signed into Law! Chapter 68 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to defense of self, other persons, property, or services.

Version : HCS CS SB 200 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-15-06
Current Status : Chapter 68 SLA 06 : 06-15-06

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

05-03-06 : Senate voted 16-0 to concur with House amendments. Allows force, or deadly force, as a legal option under certain circumstances where life, property, and the welfare of others is at high risk. Broadens existing statute, which allows a person to use force to defend property that a person owns or leases, to include ''specific places a person has a right to be. Allows the use of force to protect children threatened with death or serious injury, kidnapping, sexual assault, sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree, or robbery. Permits use of force by a victim remaining inside an automobile being car-jacked, or by a person outside a vehicle being stolen if there is a victim inside that vehicle. Prohibits the use of force for any reason against law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, EMTs, or those assisting them in their official duties.

SB 210 : Violations Of Alcoholic Beverages Laws/ Forfeiture
Signed into Law! Chapter 17 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to the manufacture and transportation of alcoholic beverages; relating to forfeitures of property for violations of alcoholic beverage laws; and relating to violations of alcoholic beverage laws.

Version : SB 210 Am H
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-01-06
Current Status : Chapter 17 SLA 06 : 05-01-06

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

04-12-06 : Allows for seizure of alcohol transported by common carrier in violation of current law. Authorizes the seizure of property determined to have been purchased or obtained through the proceeds of illegal importation or sale of alcohol and specifies that a firearm used in furtherance of a crime under the bootlegging statutes, and is subject to seizure and forfeiture. Outlines a procedure for a person claiming an interest in property that has been seized. Defines ''manufacture'' of alcohol as it pertains to local option. Addresses inconsistencies relating to the presumption of possession for sale.

SB 213 : Appropriation For Mineral Inventory
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act making an appropriation to the Department of Natural Resources for airborne geological and geophysical mineral inventory; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : (S) RES » (S) FIN : 02-14-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 17 KB]

02-13-06 : Appropriates $5 million to the Department of Natural Resources for an airborne geological and geophysical mineral inventory.

SB 214 : Appropriation For Energy Dividend & Assistance
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault, Sen. Albert Kookesh

An Act making appropriations for energy assistance and weatherization; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : (S) STA » (S) FIN : 03-24-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 20 KB]

03-23-06 : Appropriates the following amounts from the general fund for energy assistance and weatherization: $150,770,000 for an energy dividend to residents eligible for the 2005 permanent fund dividend; $5,700,000 for the power cost equalization program; $10,000,000 to be allocated over the next six years for the low income weatherization program. Introduced as a package with SB 215.

SB 215 : Energy Dividend: Increase 2005 PFD
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault, Sen. Albert Kookesh

An Act relating to the energy dividend for 2005; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : (S) STA » (S) FIN : 03-24-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 17 KB]

03-23-06 : Establishes an energy dividend program to pay $250 to each individual who was eligible for a 2005 permanent fund dividend. Introduced as a package with SB 214.

SB 222 : Protection Of Personal Information
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault, Sen. Gretchen Guess

An Act relating to breaches of security involving personal information, consumer report security freezes, consumer credit monitoring, credit accuracy, protection of social security numbers, disposal of records, factual declarations of innocence after identity theft, filing police reports regarding identity theft, and furnishing consumer credit header information; and amending Rule 60, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.

Version : CS SB 222 (JUD)
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : (S) JUD » (S) FIN : 03-15-06

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

03-15-06 : Requires parties that handle and distribute sensitive consumer information to be accountable and responsible in those activities. Tightens security measures pertaining to personal information and sets timelines to better notify consumers of potential problems so they may take remedial action as quickly as possible.

SB 284 : Sentencing For Alcohol - Related Crimes
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

An Act relating to sentencing for the commission of a felony while under the influence of alcohol.

Version : CS SB 284 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : (S) FIN » Senate Floor : 03-24-06

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

03-24-06 : Establishes the crime of ''consumption of alcoholic beverage in violation of sentence'' if a person consumes alcohol in violation of an order imposed under AS 12.55.015(a)(13). Designates a first violation as a class A misdemeanor and a second violation as a class C felony.

SJR 5 : Reauthorize Methane Hydrate Research Act
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 3
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

Urging the United States Congress to reauthorize the Methane Hydrate Research and Development Act.

Version : HCS SJR 5 (O&G)
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-19-05
Current Status : Legis Resolve 3 : 05-19-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 108 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 102 KB]
| AK O&G Div: Briefing Document | [PDF - 1.10 MB]

03-03-05 : Requests the U.S. Congress to reauthorize the Methane Hydrate Research and Development Act to fund research and field testing under that Act. Requests reauthorization for five years, with appropriations of at least $70 million over that time frame.

SJR 11 : Repeal Telecommunications Tax
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 14
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

Urging the United States Congress to amend the tax code to repeal the federal excise tax on communications.

Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-19-05
Current Status : Legis Resolve 14 : 05-19-05

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

05-05-05 : Unanimously passed House 5/5. Urges the United State Congress to amend the tax code to repeal the federal excise tax on communications.

SJR 12 : Urge Vote On US Supreme Court Nominees
Passed Senate!
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

Requesting the United States Senate to move quickly to a majority floor vote of the United States Senate on all nominations by President George W. Bush to the United States Supreme Court.

Version : CS SJR 12 (JUD)
Contact : : 465-4797
Last Action : (H) JUD » (H) RLS : 05-04-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 103 KB]

05-03-05 : Requests the United States Senate to quickly move for a majority vote on the floor of the senate on President George W. Bush's nominations to the United States Supreme Court. There is a strong possibility of at least one vacancy on the high court during the 109th Congress. The senators may also have to confirm the next Chief Justice. President Bush intends to appoint judges that strictly interpret the United States Constitution.

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.


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· Legislation Proposed during the 22nd Legislature
· Legislation Proposed during the 21st Legislature
· Legislation Proposed during the 20th Legislature

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  · SB 118
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  · SB 146
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  · SB 298
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  · SJR 14
  · SJR 15
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  · HB 92
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  · HB 419
  · HCR 1
  · HJR 27
 

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 48 : Psychological Evaluation/ Treatment For Students
Signed into Law! Chapter 76 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Bettye Davis

An Act relating to recommending or refusing psychotropic drugs or certain types of evaluations or treatments for children.

Version : HCS CS SB 48 (HES) Am H
Contact : : 465-3822
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-19-06
Current Status : Chapter 76 SLA 06 : 06-19-06

| Sponsor Statement |

05-08-06 : Passed House 35-2. Senate concurred with House amendments 18-2. Insures that students are not denied access to programs or services if their parents refuse to place them on psychotropic drugs, get a psychiatric evaluation or seek psychiatric or psychological treatment for their child. Allows for communication between school employees on behavioral and learning issues concerning the child.

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 85 : Off - Road Vehicle Use On Dalton Highway
Passed Senate!
Sponsored by Sen. Ralph Seekins

An Act repealing the ban on the use of certain off-road vehicles within five miles of the right-of-way of the James Dalton Highway; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-2327
Last Action : Passed Senate » House : 02-08-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 17 KB]
| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 23 KB]

02-08-06 : Removes the prohibition on the use of off-road vehicles within five miles of the right-of-way of the James Dalton Highway beginning 12 months after the bill becomes law. Resources adopted letter of intent.

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 118 : Online Enticement Of Minor
Sponsored by Sen. Hollis French

An Act relating to online enticement of minors.

Version : CS SB 118 (JUD)
Companion Bill : HB 206
Contact : : 465-3892
Last Action : (S) JUD » (S) FIN : 03-24-05

| Sponsor Statement |

03-24-05 : 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.

SB 119 : Ban Online Dist. Of Pornography To Minors
Sponsored by Sen. Hollis French

An Act relating to dissemination of indecent material to minors.

Version : CS SB 119 (JUD)
Companion Bill : HB 207
Contact : : 465-3892
Last Action : (S) JUD » (S) FIN : 03-24-05

| Sponsor Statement |

03-24-05 : Makes electronic distribution of indecent materials, i.e. pornography, to minors a felony under Alaska law.

SB 146 : Indemnity Agreements - Public Entities
Sponsored by Sen. Ralph Seekins

An Act relating to indemnity agreements between public entities in the state.

Contact : : 465-2327
Current Status : (S) STA : 03-18-05

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

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 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.

SB 298 : Trusts: Loans; Claims; Powers/ Iras
Signed into Law! Chapter 66 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Ralph Seekins

An Act relating to loans from trust property; relating to a trustee's power to appoint the principal of a trust to another trust; relating to challenges to, claims against, and liabilities of trustees, beneficiaries, and creditors of trusts and of trusts and estates; relating to individual retirement accounts and plans; relating to certain trusts in divorce and dissolutions of marriage situations; and providing for an effective date.

Version : HCS CS SB 298 (JUD)
Contact : : 465-2327
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-15-06
Current Status : Chapter 66 SLA 06 : 06-15-06

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

05-01-06 : Senate concurred with House amendments 19-0. Updates state law pertaining to the administration of trust assets. Modifies Titles 13 and 34 to help keep Alaska a popular jurisdiction for trust administration.

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.

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 14 : Repeal Federal Estate Tax
Passed Senate!
Sponsored by Sen. Charlie Huggins

Urging the United States Congress to amend the tax code to permanently repeal the federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax.

Contact : : 465-4711
Last Action : Passed Senate » House : 04-19-05

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

04-19-05 : Passed Senate April 19 by a vote of 14 to 6. Urges the United States Congress to pass legislation permanently repealing the federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax. In 2001, Congress passed tax legislation which included the temporary repeal of estate taxes. SJR 14 expresses the State of Alaska's desire to have the tax permanently repealed.

SJR 15 : Ban Lawsuits Against Firearms Industry
Passed Senate!
Sponsored by Sen. Charlie Huggins

Requesting the United States Congress to end the abuse of tort laws against the firearms industry.

Contact : : 465-3878
Last Action : Passed Senate » House : 05-04-05

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

05-04-05 : Passed Senate 5/4 by a vote of 18 to 1. Urges the United States Congress to pass legislation protecting the firearms industry from lawsuits seeking monetary damages caused by the misuse of firearms by third parties.

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 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 53 : Children In Need Of Aid/ Adoption/ Guardian
Signed into Law! Chapter 64 SLA 05
Sponsored by Rep. John Coghill

An Act relating to child-in-need-of-aid proceedings; amending the construction of statutes pertaining to children in need of aid; relating to guardianships; relating to the confidentiality of investigations, court hearings, court records, and public agency records and information in child-in-need-of-aid matters and certain child protection matters, to immunity regarding disclosure of information in child-in-need-of-aid matters and certain child protection matters, to proceedings regarding voluntary relinquishment and termination of a parent and child relationship, to eligibility for permanent fund dividends for certain children in the custody of the state, and to juvenile delinquency proceedings and placements; reestablishing and relating to a state citizens' review panel; amending the obligation of a public agency to disclose agency information pertaining to a child in need of aid; relating to disclosure of confidential or privileged information about children and families involved with children's services within the Department of Health and Social Services to officials for review or use in official capacities; relating to reports of harm and to adoptions and foster care; relating to consent for the medication of children in state custody; prescribing the rights of family members related to child-in-need-of-aid cases and establishing a familial priority for adoption; modifying adoption and placement procedures in certain child-in-need-of-aid cases; amending Rules 9 and 13, Alaska Adoption Rules, Rules 3, 17.2, 18, and 22, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules of Procedure, and Rules 14 and 15, Alaska Rules of Probate Procedure; relating to the admissibility into evidence of the prior recorded statement of a crime victim less than 16 years of age; and amending Rule 801, Alaska Rules of Evidence; and providing for an effective date.

Version : SCS CS S SHB 53 (FIN) Am S
Contact : : 465-3719
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-30-05
Current Status : Chapter 64 SLA 05 : 06-30-05

| Sponsor Statement |
| Proposed Work Draft for House Finance | [PDF - 1.86 MB]
| Proposed Amendments for House Finance | [PDF - 148 KB]

05-09-05 : An omnibus bill that does many things. It creates a duty and standard of care for social workers who are making decisions for children in state custody. It makes the process transparent by making confidential information currently unavailable accessible to certain people, making court proceedings open to the public, and giving parents the right to a jury trial in proceedings to terminate their parental rights.

HB 75 : Hunting, Fishing, Trapping
Signed into Law! Chapter 87 SLA 05
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Kelly

An Act relating to the powers and duties of the commissioner of fish and game, Board of Fisheries, and Board of Game in promoting and preserving fishing, hunting, and trapping in the state.

Version : SCS CS HB 75 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-6890
Last Action : Signed into Law : 08-05-05
Current Status : Chapter 87 SLA 05 : 08-05-05

| Sponsor Statement |
| CS HB 75 (RES) vs. CS HB 75 (FIN) | [PDF - 28 KB]
| CS HB 75 (FIN) vs. SCS CS HB 75 (RES) | [PDF - 25 KB]

05-05-05 : HB 75 will provide an additional protection from outside encroachment on our ability to responsibly harvest our game resources. ''Title Change to-''An Act relating to the duties of the Commissioner of Fish and Game and the Board of Fisheries and the Board of Game to preserve and promote fishing, hunting, and trapping in the state.'' The sponsor has included a legislative intent statement plainly stating the ongoing commitment to constitutional provisions for common use and sustained yield principles. The sponsor has alsochanged the structure of the section by placing the new language in the ''Powers and duties of the commissioner'' (AS 16.05.050 (a)) rather than in ''Functions of the commissioner''.

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 131 : Access Device & I. D. Document Crimes
Signed into Law! Chapter 67 SLA 05
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze

Increasing the criminal classification of theft of an access device and of obtaining an access device or identification documents by fraudulent means; increasing the criminal classification for certain cases of fraudulent use of an access device; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-4958
Last Action : Signed into Law : 07-13-05
Current Status : Chapter 67 SLA 05 : 07-13-05

| Sponsor Statement |

05-03-05 : Would increase the penalty from a class A misdemeanor to a class C felony for: Theft of an access device, such as a credit card or bank account number. The crime of fraudulent use of an access device if the value of the property or services obtained is $50 or more. The crime of obtaining an access device or identification document by fraudulent means.

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 256 : Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery
Signed into Law! Chapter 93 SLA 05
Sponsored by Rep. Jay Ramras

An Act naming the Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery in Fairbanks.

Contact : : 465-3004
Last Action : Signed into Law : 08-23-05
Current Status : Chapter 93 SLA 05 : 08-23-05

| Sponsor Statement |

05-02-05 : HB 256 would name the sport fish hatchery to be built in Fairbanks the Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery.

HB 399 : Elder Fraud And Assistance/ OPA
Signed into Law! Chapter 64 SLA 06
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act establishing the office of elder fraud and assistance; and relating to fraud involving older Alaskans.

Version : SCS CS HB 399 (STA)
Contact : : 465-3779
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-15-06
Current Status : Chapter 64 SLA 06 : 06-15-06

| Sponsor Statement |

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

HB 399 establishes an office of elder fraud and assistance within the Office of Public Advocacy (OPA) to investigate complaints of fraud committed against elder residents of Alaska. This bill authorizes OPA to bring civil enforcement actions for injunctive and other relief for fraud committed against older Alaskans.

HB 400 : Confiscation Of Firearms
Signed into Law! Chapter 32 SLA 06
Sponsored by Rep. John Coghill

An Act relating to confiscation of firearms during disaster emergencies.

Version : SCS CS HB 400 (JUD)
Contact : : 465-3719
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-18-06
Current Status : Chapter 32 SLA 06 : 05-18-06

| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

04-28-06 : Passed the Legislature, to be transmitted to the Governor for signature.

CS to House Bill 400 changes the penalty imposed on individuals that violate the provisions of this bill. An elected official or individual in a governmental position will forfeit their office or position if found guilty; the Alaska Police Standards Council will enforce sanctions against police officers. CS to House Bill 400 also makes a minor change in the title.

HB 419 : Repeal Underground Storage Tank Laws
Passed Legislature! Transmit To Gov.
Sponsored by Rep. John Coghill

An Act repealing the Board of Storage Tank Assistance, the underground storage tank revolving loan fund, and the tank cleanup loan program; repealing certain reporting requirements relating to underground petroleum storage tank systems; making conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date.

Contact : : 465-3719
Last Action : Governor » Governor : 07-18-06

| Sponsor Statement |

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

HB 419 will modify the end date for the board in order to be consistent with the end date for formal termination of the loan program. Additionally the bill lists out the statutes that relate to the board, the reporting, regulations, fees, revolving loan fund, loan program, definitions, uses of the fund, the respective administrative codes, the orderly completion of the boards obligations, and renumbering instructions related to those statutes repealed.

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.

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 |


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