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Alaska State Representative Bruce Weyhrauch
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  · HB 345
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  · HB 442
  · HB 444
  · HJR 8
  · HJR 31
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HB 34 : Expungement Of Set Asides
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act relating to the expungement of records relating to conviction set asides granted after suspended imposition of sentence.

Contact : : 465-3744
Current Status : (H) STA : 01-10-05

| Sponsor Statement |

HB 43 : Legislative Disclosure Requirements
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act amending the requirement for the reporting of financial interests by certain public officials in the legislative branch; and providing for an effective date.

Current Status : (H) STA : 01-10-05

HB 44 : Campaign Contributions
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act relating to amending reporting requirements for contributions to groups and to limitations on the amount of political contributions by individuals and groups; and providing for an effective date.

Current Status : (H) STA : 01-10-05

HB 45 : Contributions, Lobbyists, Disclosure
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act amending the definition of the term 'lobbyist' in the Regulation of Lobbying Act; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 45 (STA)
Contact : : 465-3744
Last Action : (H) STA » (H) JUD : 04-03-06

| Sponsor Statement |

03-30-06 : Passed House State Affairs Committee as amended, to be moved to House Judiciary Committee. Amendments added: provisions requiring anyone lobbying the legislature for more than 16 hours in any 30-day period must register with APOC; that groups shall make APOC reports by electronic means; that contributions to groups up to and including $100 in the aggregate in a calendar year include the name, address, date and amount contributed by each contributor; that contributions to groups over $100 and up to and including $250 in the aggregate in a calendar year include the name, address, date, amount contributed, principal occupation of each contributor; and that contributions over $250 in the aggregate in a calendar year include the name, address, date, amount contributed, principal occupation , and employer of each contributor.

HCS HB 45 deals with limits on campaign contributions, lobbyists, disclosures, and tightens disclosure requirements for and to legislators. The bill reduces from $1,000 to $500 the amount an individual is allowed to make to a candidate or non-political party group, and reduces from $10,000 to $5,000 an individual can contribute annually to a political party. The bill also changes the definition of lobbyist, by reducing from 40 to 10, the number of hours in a 30-day period a person may lobby before they must register as a lobbyist.

HB 57 : Sale Of State Land To Adjacent Landowners
Passed Legislature! Transmit To Gov.
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act relating to the sale of certain state land to adjacent landowners.

Version : CS S SHB 57 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-3744
Last Action : Governor » Governor : 07-18-06

| Sponsor Statement |

05-08-06 : Passed the Legislature, to be transmitted to the Governor for signature.

Previously made amendments added that any parcel of state land, through this legislation, that comes before the DNR Lands Director for consideration to sell to an adjacent landowner will be subject to a best interest finding allowing the state further scrutiny to ensure its interest, such as public access, has been met.

House Bill 57 would authorize the State of Alaska, through the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Director of Lands, to negotiate the sale of state lands smaller than 20 acres at fair market value to an adjacent landowner provided the state property is completely enclosed by the adjacent landowner. The bill would not mandate DNR to sell state property under such circumstances, but would grant it the ability to allow a landowner to purchase the state land the property encompasses.

HB 273 : PFD: Delay Payment For Allowable Absences
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act relating to the dividends of certain individuals claiming allowable absences; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 273 (RLS) Am
Contact : : 465-3744
Last Action : 3RD RDG,4/24 CAL(H) » (H) RLS : 04-24-06

| Sponsor Statement |

04-24-06 : Returned to House Rules Committee.

HB 273 attempts to ensure that everyone receiving a PFD under an excused absence return to the State before collecting their funds.

HB 305 : Repeal Sunset Of SB 141
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act relating to a bill that provides a defined contribution retirement plan for certain members of the teachers' retirement system and certain members of the public employees' retirement system; and providing for an effective date.

Current Status : (H) STA : 05-07-05

HB 312 : Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/ Effects Prevention
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act relating to pregnant women; requiring hospitals, schools, and alcohol licensees and permittees to distribute information about fetal alcohol effects and fetal alcohol syndrome; relating to the consumption of alcoholic beverages by and the sale or service of alcoholic beverages to a pregnant woman; requiring involuntary commitment of a pregnant woman who has consumed alcohol; creating a fund for the prevention and treatment of fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effects; relating to fines and to the taking of permanent fund dividends for selling or serving alcoholic beverages to pregnant women; and increasing taxes on sales of alcoholic beverages to fund treatment and education related to fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effects.

Version : CS HB 312 (HES)
Contact : : 465-3744
Last Action : (H) HES » (H) FIN : 02-27-06

| Sponsor Statement |

02-21-06 : Passed House Health, Education and Social Services Committee as amended, to be moved to House Judiciary Committee. Amendments include adding a regulation requiring that knowledge of a mother's substance abuse be recorded on the child's medical record. A second amendment dealing with long duration contraception for those who are diagnosed with FASD.

HB 345 : Raise Compensation School Attendance Age To 17
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act raising the compulsory school attendance age; relating to the crime of contributing to the delinquency of a minor; relating to truancy; and relating to employment of a minor.

Contact : : 465-3744
Current Status : (H) EDU : 01-09-06

| Sponsor Statement |

HB 349 : Commission On Legislature Compensation & Allowances
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act relating to legislator salary and benefits; establishing the Citizens' Commission on Legislative Salary and Benefits and defining its powers and duties and abolishing the State Officers Compensation Commission; and providing for an effective date by repealing secs. 9 and 12, ch. 124, SLA 1986.

Version : CS HB 349 (STA) Am
Contact : : 465-3744
Last Action : (H) STA » (H) FIN : 02-10-06

| Sponsor Statement |

02-09-06 : Passed House State Affairs Committee with committee substitute as amendments, to be moved to House Finance Committee. The Bill now places the issue of a pay raise for the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate before the newly created commission and the Legislative Council instead of mandating it in legislation. An additional amendment makes a report on the committee recommendations on legislator salary available to the public as well as to Legislative Council during the first 30 days of a legislative session.

HB 442 : Health Care Decisions
Passed Legislature! Transmit To Gov.
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act relating to the validity of advance health care directives, individual health care instructions, and do not resuscitate orders; relating to the revocation of advance health care directives; relating to do not resuscitate orders; relating to resuscitative measures; relating to the liability and discipline of health care providers, institutions, and facilities; relating to proceedings for judicial relief; relating to an individual's capacity for making health care decisions; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 442 (JUD) Am
Contact : : 465-3744
Last Action : Governor » Governor : 07-18-06

| Sponsor Statement |

05-06-06 : Passed the Senate Floor by a vote of 14-3 reconsideration noticed. To be transmitted to the Governor for signature.

House Bill 442 makes minor changes to the Alaska Act in order to provide clearer direction to those implementing health care decisions. Current law imposes a duty of investigation upon doctors when carrying out the health care directives of their patients. House Bill 442 amends the current statute to conform the language in the Alaska Act to Uniform Act language, thus requiring a doctor to act in ''good faith'' when time is often critical for their patients.

HB 444 : Hunter Education Facility
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

An Act designating the Juneau Hunter Education Facility as the Ron Somerville Hunter Education Facility.

Current Status : (H) RES : 02-13-06

HJR 8 : Supporting Alaska Army National Guard
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 9
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

Expressing support of Alaska Army National Guard soldiers deployed worldwide.

Contact : : 465-6863
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-19-05

| Sponsor Statement |

04-11-05 : More than 250 Alaska Army National Guard soldiers are now on active duty, and are deployed throughout the world. These citizen soldiers, from all over Alaska are serving in overseas training deployments, combat missions, stability and support operations. HJR 8 expresses support of Alaska Army National Guard soldiers and families deployed worldwide.

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 |

HR 7 : East Lynn Canal Highway
Passed Legislature! House Resolve 7
Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

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.

Version : HR 7 Am
Companion Bill : SR 2
Current Status : House Resolve 7 : 05-17-05


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  · HB 277
  · HB 310
  · HB 330
  · HB 336
  · HB 348
  · HB 461
  · HCR 2
  · HJR 35
  · SB 164
 

HB 12 : TVs And Monitors In Motor Vehicles
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Max Gruenberg, Rep. Bob Lynn, Rep. Berta Gardner, Rep. Lesil McGuire

An Act relating to televisions, monitors, portable computers, and similar devices in motor vehicles; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 12 (JUD) Am
Contact : : 465-4940
Last Action : Passed House » Senate : 03-20-06

| Sponsor Statement |

03-20-06 : Passed House Floor with a technical amendment, to be moved to the Senate for consideration.

The purpose of the bill is to prevent operators of motor vehicles from watching television, video, and any other programming by making it a crime. Furthermore the bill makes it a crime to install a device capable of being viewed while the vehicle is in operation.

HB 52 : Long - Range Fiscal Plan
Sponsored by Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act relating to adoption and revision of a comprehensive long-range fiscal plan for the State of Alaska.

Version : SS HB 52
Contact : : 465-4940
Last Action : (H) W&M » (H) FIN : 03-21-05

03-18-05 : House Bill 52 would require the legislature to adopt and annually revise a fiscal plan to balance state revenues and expenditures for the succeeding five fiscal years. The states current budgetary system encourages legislators and the governor to focus only on the fiscal year immediately ahead.

HB 125 : Appropriation: Dowling Road Extension
Sponsored by Rep. Berta Gardner

An Act making an appropriation for the construction of the Dowling Road extension; and providing for an effective date.

Companion Bill : SB 89
Current Status : (H) FIN : 04-08-05

HB 145 : Appropriation: University Integrated Science Complex
Sponsored by Rep. Berta Gardner

An Act making an appropriation for construction of an integrated science complex at the University of Alaska; and providing for an effective date.

Version : SS HB 145
Companion Bill : SB 99
Current Status : (H) EDU : 02-03-06

HB 190 : Required ID For Purchasing Alcohol
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Richard Foster

An Act relating to the purchase of alcoholic beverages and to access to licensed premises; relating to civil liability for certain persons accessing licensed premises; requiring driver's licenses and identification cards to be marked if a person is restricted from consuming alcoholic beverages as a result of a conviction or condition of probation or parole and relating to fees for the marked license; and requiring the surrender and cancellation of driver's licenses under certain circumstances.

Version : SCS CS HB 190 (FIN)
Contact : : 465-3789
Last Action : (S) FIN » (S) RLS : 05-08-06

| Sponsor Statement |

05-08-06 : Passed Senate Finance Committee with a committee substitute, to be moved to Senate Rules Committee. The committee substitute clarifies that an ADL cancelled under this legislation would only remain cancelled during the length of the court ordered restriction on alcohol consumption. It limits the scope of jurisdiction to cover Alaska statutes and municipal ordinances. The CS also changes the mark on the license from ROC (Restriction On Consumption) to COAR (Court Ordered Alcohol Restriction).

Previously amendments were made authorizing the state to charge an enhanced fee for a license or ID under this statute and these circumstances. Additionally the bill was amended to ensure that a person who is convicted and is required to have a ''marked ID'' not have the privilege to purchase alcohol or knowingly enter or remain in a licensed establishment that sells alcohol with the intention to obtain alcohol for personal consumption.

HB 277 : Gamble - Sperl UAS Joint Use Facility
Signed into Law! Chapter 45 SLA 05
Sponsored by Rep. Beth Kerttula

Naming the Charles Gamble Jr. - Donald Sperl Joint Use Facility in Juneau.

Companion Bill : SB 176
Contact : : 465-4766
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-07-05
Current Status : Chapter 45 SLA 05 : 06-07-05

| Sponsor Statement |

05-07-05 : The Joint Use Facility/ UAS Student Recreation Center/ National Guard Readiness Center is currently under construction and is slated for completion in July of this year. The facility was built with federal, state and university funds for a total of $16.3 million. Naming the joint use facility after Charles and Donald will show our respect for their dedication to our country and honor them for their valiant service. Their names will live on as a reminder for all of true patriotism.

HB 310 : Gift Certificate Expiration
Sponsored by Rep. Berta Gardner

An Act relating to gift or credit certificates and making violations of certain gift or credit certificate requirements unlawful trade practices; and relating to unclaimed property.

Current Status : (H) L&C : 05-10-05

HB 330 : Municipal Assistance/ Local Tax Relief
Sponsored by Rep. Berta Gardner, Rep. Les Gara, Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act relating to the local property tax and municipal assistance fund; authorizing municipalities to use money from tax equalization entitlements and from the revenue sharing for the safe communities program to decrease real property taxes; and providing for an effective date.

Version : SS HB 330
Current Status : (H) W&M : 01-20-06

HB 336 : Unified Permit Application
Sponsored by Rep. Berta Gardner

An Act relating to adoption and use of a unified permit application form by the natural resource agencies; and providing for online permit applications.

Companion Bill : SB 203
Current Status : (H) RES : 01-09-06

HB 348 : Require CPR For High School Graduation
Sponsored by Rep. Max Gruenberg

An Act requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid certifications for issuance of a secondary school diploma.

Companion Bill : SB 4
Current Status : (H) EDU : 01-09-06

HB 461 : Legislative Disclosures
Sponsored by Rep. Berta Gardner

An Act relating to disclosure to the Alaska Public Offices Commission of information about certain income received as compensation for personal services by legislators, public members of the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics, and legislative directors subject to the provisions of law setting standards of conduct for legislative branch officers and employees; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 461 (STA)
Companion Bill : SB 285
Contact : :
Last Action : (H) STA » (H) JUD : 04-14-06

| Sponsor Statement |

04-13-06 : Passed House State Affairs Committee with a committee substitute, to be moved to House Judiciary Committee. Committee substitute includes requirement that income from a dividend received from a limited liability company as compensation for personal services be reported with APOC. The bill also now includes a requirement that on the personal services that are to be reported (on income over $5000) if those services do not require the issuance of a state or federal professional license, additional description is required sufficient to make clear to a person of ordinary understanding the specific services performed. Finally, the new version includes a definition of ''professional license'' as a license required for a profession regulated by the federal government or by a state.

HB 461 is a simple bill designed to clarify Alaska Public Office Commission reporting requirements for legislators and other public officials. Under the current legislative ethics code a public official must disclose the nature of any work performed as personal services for which compensation greater than $5000 is received. HB 461 simply adds language to the existing statute to require the filer to provide a substantive description of what was done for the contract, as well as the approximate number of hours spent.

HCR 2 : In - State Natural Gas Needs
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 11
Sponsored by Rep. Ralph Samuels

Urging Governor Murkowski to take quick action to conduct, approve, or sanction a study of in-state natural gas needs and take-off points for intrastate use of natural gas transported in a North Slope natural gas pipeline.

Contact : : 465-3715
Last Action : Signed into Law : 05-17-05
Current Status : Legis Resolve 11 : 05-17-05

| Sponsor Statement |

04-18-05 : Urges Governor Murkowski to take quick action to conduct, approve, or sanction a study of in-state natural gas needs and take-off points for intrastate use of natural gas transported in a North Slope natural gas pipeline, with the objective that the study be completed before the final rules relating to the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline take effect on the 90th day following the publication in the Federal Register of the rules adopted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

HJR 35 : Constitutional Amendment: State Debt
Sponsored by Rep. Max Gruenberg

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to state debt.

Current Status : (H) STA : 02-13-06

SB 164 : Salmon Product Development Tax Credit
Signed into Law! Chapter 3 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Bert Stedman

An Act relating to the salmon product development tax credit; providing for an effective date by amending an effective date in sec. 7, ch. 57, SLA 2003; and providing for an effective date.

Version : HCS CS SB 164 (RLS)
Contact : : 465-3873
Last Action : Signed into Law : 03-02-06
Current Status : Chapter 3 SLA 06 : 03-02-06

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

02-06-06 : Extends the deadline for salmon processors to apply for a salmon product development tax credit for property put into service before December 31, 2008. SB 164 also defines what items are eligible for a tax credit.


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