Member Legislation

The following bills are sponsored or co-sponsored by House Republicans in the 31st Legislature.

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by Rep. DeLena Johnson: "An Act relating to the Department of Health and Social Services; relating to in-home personal care services agencies; establishing the In-Home Personal Care Services Advisory Board; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Health & Social Services, House Labor & Commerce)

Present Status: Referred to House Health & Social Services Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


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by Rep. George Rauscher and Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard: "An Act relating to the relocating and convening of the legislature at the Legislative Information Office in Anchorage; relating to the regulation of lobbying; relating to annual student guests of the legislature; relating to locations of sessions of the legislature; relating to the Legislative Ethics Act; relating to the relocation of functions of state government; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Community & Regional Affairs, House State Affairs, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to House Community & Regional Affairs Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


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by Rep. George Rauscher, Rep. Josh Revak, Rep. Laddie Shaw, and Rep. Sharon Jackson: "An Act relating to the purchase and sale of state land; relating to discounts for veterans on state land purchases; and relating to the assignment of permanent fund dividends to purchase state land." (Assigned to House Military & Veterans Affairs, House Resources, House Finance)

Present Status: Passed All Committees, Awaiting Floor Vote (5/9/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. George Rauscher: "An Act relating to assault in the third and fourth degrees; and relating to reckless endangerment." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to House State Affairs Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. George Rauscher: "An Act prohibiting the expenditure of state money on gender reassignment medical procedures." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Health & Social Services, House Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to House State Affairs Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. George Rauscher: "An Act relating to the display of the national and state mottos." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Education)

Present Status: Referred to House State Affairs Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. George Rauscher: "An Act relating to sex education, human reproductive education, and human sexuality education." (Assigned to House Education, House Health & Social Services)

Present Status: Referred to House Education Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. George Rauscher: "An Act relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to controlled substances; relating to victims of criminal offenses; relating to probation; relating to sentencing; relating to treatment program credit for time spent toward service of a sentence of imprisonment; relating to the Violent Crimes Compensation Board; relating to permanent fund dividends; relating to electronic monitoring; relating to penalties for violating municipal ordinances; relating to parole; relating to community work service; relating to the duties of the commissioner of corrections; relating to the duties of the Department of Health and Social Services; relating to civil in rem forfeiture actions; repealing Rules 38(d) and (e), Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Judiciary, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to House State Affairs Committee (2/25/19) | Sponsor Statement


Rep. Sara Rasmussen (Main Sponsor Rep. Kopp): "An Act relating to misconduct involving a controlled substance; providing for substitution of judgment; and relating to sentencing." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Judiciary)

Present Status: Passed House State Affairs Committee, Referred to Judiciary (4/12/19) | Sponsor Statement


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by Rep. George Rauscher: "An Act relating to participation of certain peace officers in the defined benefit and defined contribution plans of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Labor & Commerce, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to Labor & Commerce Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


Rep. Sara Rasmussen and Rep. Sharon Jackson (Main Sponsor Rep. Kopp): "An Act requiring the Department of Health and Social Services to apply for a waiver to establish work requirements for certain adults who are eligible for the state medical assistance program." (Assigned to House Health & Social Services, House Labor & Commerce, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to House Health & Social Services Committee (2/20/19)


Rep. Sara Rasmussen, and others: "An Act relating to assault in the first degree; relating to sex offenses; relating to the definition of 'dangerous instrument'; and providing for an aggravating factor at sentencing for strangulation that results in unconsciousness."

Present Status: Passed House, Awaiting Governor Signature (5/9/19)


by Rep. George Rauscher: "An Act repealing the certificate of need program for health care facilities; making conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Health & Social Services, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to House Health & Social Services Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


Rep. Sara Rasmussen and Rep. George Rauscher, others: "An Act relating to sexual assault; relating to the definitions of 'without consent' and 'consent'; relating to failure to report a violent crime; relating to sexual misconduct under the code of military justice; requiring law enforcement agencies to test sexual assault examination kits; requiring notification of completion of testing; relating to reports on untested sexual assault examination kits; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Finance)

Present Status: Passed State Affairs, Referred to Finance (4/22/19)


Rep. Sharon Jackson (Main Sponsor Rep. Tarr, with majority members): "An Act extending the termination date of the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Health & Social Services, House Finance)

Present Status: Passed Health & Social Services, Referred to Finance (3/29/19)


by Rep. Mark Neuman: "An Act relating to registration fees for snowmobiles and off-highway vehicles." (Assigned to House Transportation, House Finance)

Present Status: Passed Transportation Committee, Referred to Finance (4/17/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard: "An Act relating to the Alaska Police Standards Council; relating to the definition of 'peace officer'; and relating to private police organizations." (Assigned to House Community & Regional Affairs, House Labor & Commerce, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to House Community & Regional Affairs Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Dave Talerico and Rep. Laddie Shaw (and majority members): "An Act naming the Scott Johnson Memorial Bridge." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Transportation)

Present Status: Passed Alaska House of Representatives 37-0, Signed by Governor Dunleavy | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Dave Talerico: "An Act exempting certain low voltage projects from contractor and electrical administrator requirements." (Assigned to House Energy, House Transportation)

Present Status: Referred to House Energy Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. George Rauscher and Rep. Sharon Jackson: "An Act exempting the state from daylight saving time; petitioning the United States Department of Transportation to change the time zones of the state; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to House Energy Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


Rep. Josh Revak (Main Sponsor Rep. Ortiz): "An Act relating to fees for using an automated teller machine; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Labor & Commerce)

Present Status: Passed Alaska House of Representatives 36-4, Transmitted to Senate for Concurrence (5/14/19)


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Rep. Laddie Shaw, Rep. Sharon Jackson, and Rep. Josh Revak, others: "An Act establishing May 15 of each year as Hmong-American Veterans Day." (Assigned to House Military & Veterans Affairs, House Community & Regional Affairs)

Present Status: Passed Alaska House of Representatives 38-1, Transmitted to Senate for Concurrence (4/22/19)


by Rep. George Rauscher: "An Act relating to election of a permanent presiding officer." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to House State Affairs Committee (2/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Sara Rasmussen: "An Act relating to health education and physical activity requirements for students in grades kindergarten through eight; and establishing the Thursday in February immediately following Presidents' Day as PLAAY Day." (Assigned to House Community & Regional Affairs, House Education)

Present Status: Referred to House Community & Regional Affairs Committee (2/25/19) | Sponsor Statement


Rep. Laddie Shaw, Rep. George Rauscher, Rep. Sharon Jackson, Rep. Josh Revak, others: "An Act relating to hiring for positions in state service based on substitution of military work experience or training for required civilian work experience or training." (Assigned to House Military & Veterans Affairs, House State Affairs)

Present Status: Passed Alaska House of Representatives 40-0, Transmitted to the Senate for Concurrence (4/24/19)


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Rep. Josh Revak and others: "An Act establishing the month of February as Black History Month." (Assigned to House Community & Regional Affairs)

Present Status: Passed Community & Regional Affairs, Referred to Rules Committee (3/29/19)


by Rep. Sara Rasmussen: "An Act relating to funding for Internet services for school districts; and relating to the Alaska higher education investment fund." (Assigned to House Education, House Finance)

Present Status: Passed Education, Referred to Finance Committee (5/1/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Sara Rasmussen: "An Act relating to a state residential code, the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, and municipal building codes." (Assigned to House Community & Regional Affairs, House Labor & Commerce)

Present Status: Referred to House Community & Regional Affairs Committee (2/27/19) | Sponsor Statement


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Rep. Laddie Shaw, Rep. Sara Rasmussen, Rep. Kelly Merrick and others: "An Act relating to participation of certain peace officers and firefighters in the defined benefit and defined contribution plans of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska; relating to eligibility of peace officers and firefighters for medical, disability, and death benefits; relating to liability of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Labor & Commerce, House Finance)

Present Status: Passed Labor & Commerce, Referred to Finance (4/3/19)


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by Rep. George Rauscher, Rep. David Eastman, and Rep. Sharon Jackson: "An Act relating to shared child custody; relating to relocation of a child out of state; and relating to a presumption of the best interests of the child in child custody and visitation determinations." (Assigned to House Health & Social Services, House Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to House Health & Social Services (3/6/19) | Sponsor Statement


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by Rep. Dave Talerico and Rep. Laddie Shaw (and other majority members): "An Act naming the Trooper Gabe Rich Memorial Bridge." (Assigned to House Transportation)

Present Status: Passed the Alaska House of Representatives 38-0, Signed by Governor Dunleavy | Sponsor Statement


Rep. Sharon Jackson (Main Sponsor Rep. Tuck and other majority members): "An Act relating to temporary courtesy licenses for certain nonresident professionals; and relating to the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development." (Assigned to House Military & Veterans Affairs, House Labor & Commerce)

Present Status: Passed Military & Veterans Affairs Committee, Referred to Labor & Commerce (4/17/19)


by Rep. Sharon Jackson: "An Act relating to the confidentiality of certain state records on animals and crops; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Resources)

Present Status: Referred to House State Affairs Committee (3/15/19)


Rep. Laddie Shaw (and others): "An Act relating to Alaska Pioneers' Home and Alaska Veterans' Home rates and services." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Health & Social Services)

Present Status: Passed Alaska House of Representatives 35-4, Transmitted to Senate for Concurrence (5/10/19)


Rep. Josh Revak (Main Sponsor Rep. Edgmon): "An Act relating to the development and operation of a hydroelectric site at the Nuyakuk River Falls; providing for the amendment of the management plan for the Wood-Tikchik State Park; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Committee on Fisheries, House Resources)

Present Status: Passed Fisheries, Referred to Resources (5/7/19)


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities." (Assigned to House Transportation, House Resources)

Present Status: Referred to House Transportation Committee (3/18/19)


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by Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard and Rep. Sara Rasmussen: "An Act establishing the State Gaming Commission; relating to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; relating to the regulation of card rooms and card games; relating to criminal history record checks; and relating to the regulation of alcoholic beverages." (Assigned to House Labor & Commerce, House Judiciary, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to House Labor & Commerce Committee (3/20/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard: "An Act relating to the authority of first class cities and home rule cities to issue, renew, deny, suspend, revoke, and regulate certain licenses involving alcoholic beverages; and relating to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board." (Assigned to House Community & Regional Affairs, House Labor & Commerce)

Present Status: Referred to House Community & Regional Affairs Committee (3/25/19)


Rep. Josh Revak (Main Sponsor Rep. LeDoux): "An Act requiring the establishment of a reading program in school districts for grades kindergarten through three; providing for student retention in grade one; and providing for a report on the reading program and on student retention." (Assigned to House Education, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to House Education Committee (4/16/19)


by Rep. Sara Rasmussen: "An Act transferring the division with responsibility for agriculture from the Department of Natural Resources to the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Labor & Commerce, House Resources)

Present Status: Referred to House Labor & Commerce Committee (3/25/19) | Sponsor Statement


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by Rep. Sharon Jackson, Rep. Laddie Shaw, and Rep. Josh Revak: "An Act relating to employment preferences for spouses and children of veterans, disabled veterans, former prisoners of war, members of the national guard, and deceased service members." (Assigned to House Military & Veterans Affairs, House Labor & Commerce)

Present Status: Passed Military & Veterans Affairs, Referred to Labor & Commerce (4/24/19) | Sponsor Statement


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by Rep. Sarah Vance, Rep. Josh Revak, and Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard: "An Act establishing October 1 as Choose Respect Day." (Assigned to House Community & Regional Affairs)

Present Status: Referred to Community & Regional Affairs Committee (4/22/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard: "An Act relating to the procedure for legislative confirmation of board or commission appointments." (Assigned to House State Affairs, House Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (4/24/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Sarah Vance: "An Act relating to group insurance coverage and self-insurance coverage for school district employees, employees of the University of Alaska, and employees of other governmental units in the state; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to Education, Labor & Commerce, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to Education Committee (5/13/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to an affirmative defense for driving while under the influence." (Assigned to Transportation, State Affairs, Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to Transportation Committee (5/13/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act providing that a state or municipal official holding elective office may be recalled on the ground that the public has lost confidence in the official." (Assigned to State Affairs, Community & Regional Affairs)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/13/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Sara Rasmussen, Rep. Josh Revak, and others: "An Act relating to repayment conditions for medical education program participants." (Assigned to Finance)

Present Status: Referred to Finance (5/13/19)


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to the employment of legislative employees." (Assigned to State Affairs, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/13/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to the right of certain state employees to communicate with members and employees of the legislature." (Assigned to State Affairs, Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/13/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act increasing the amounts of the 2016, 2017, and 2018 permanent fund dividends and directing the Department of Revenue to pay a supplemental dividend to eligible individuals; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to State Affairs, Judiciary, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/13/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to permanent fund dividends." (Assigned to State Affairs, Judiciary, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/13/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to contributions from permanent fund dividends to the general fund." (Assigned to Community & Regional Affairs, State Affairs, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to Community & Regional Affairs Committee (5/13/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act authorizing an organized city or borough and the commissioner of revenue to impose a fine for collection of a sales tax in excess of the amount due; and relating to sales tax refunds." (Assigned to Community & Regional Affairs, State Affairs, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to Community & Regional Affairs Committee (5/13/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. Dave Talerico: "An Act relating to electric and telephone cooperatives; and relating to telephone service and related telecommunications services." (Assigned to Labor & Commerce)

Present Status: Referred to Labor & Commerce Committee (5/14/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to disqualification from the food stamp program for refusal to cooperate with the child support services agency or for past due child support payments; relating to the duties of the Department of Health and Social Services; and relating to the duties of the child support services agency." (Assigned to Health & Social Services, Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to Health & Social Services Committee (5/14/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act prohibiting the Department of Health and Social Services from requesting, accepting, or attempting to renew or extend a waiver of work requirements or time limits for an able-bodied adult, without dependents, in the food stamp program." (Assigned to Health & Social Services, Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to Health & Social Services Committee (5/14/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to occupational licensing fees for low-income workers and military families; relating to licensing of individuals with criminal records; relating to apprenticeship programs; relating to the minimum wage; relating to lobbying; and relating to municipal occupational licensing fees and requirements." (Assigned to Labor & Commerce, Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to Labor & Commerce Committee (5/14/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to the art requirements for certain public buildings and facilities and to the funding of works of art." (Assigned to State Affairs, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/14/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to juries; and amending Rule 30, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure." (Assigned to State Affairs, Judiciary)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/14/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to donations to the state; and relating to contributions from permanent fund dividends to municipalities and state and municipal agencies." (Assigned to State Affairs, Labor & Commerce, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/14/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to daylight savings time." (Assigned to State Affairs, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/14/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to the confirmation of appointees to the Board of Trustees of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to State Affairs, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/15/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to assault in the third and fourth degrees; relating to reckless endangerment; relating to possession of a deadly weapon; and relating to misconduct involving weapons." (Assigned to State Affairs, Judiciary, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/15/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman and Rep. Sharon Jackson: "An Act interpreting the right to privacy under art. I, sec. 22, Constitution of the State of Alaska; defining 'abortion,' 'birth,' 'child,' 'conception,' 'natural person,' and 'preborn child'; relating to civil actions and liability under the Act; relating to murder of a child; repealing abortion procedures; amending the definition of 'person' for crimes against a person; repealing murder of an unborn child and penalties and provisions related to that crime; relating to the powers of guardians; relating to powers of attorney for health care decisions; relating to regulation of abortion; relating to medical treatment for minors; relating to relocation of a child; relating to the office of public advocacy; repealing medical assistance payment for abortions; relating to duties of the attorney general; relating to the limitation on the use of assets; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to House Health & Social Services, House Judiciary, House Finance)

Present Status: Referred to Health & Social Services (5/15/19) | Sponsor Statement


by Rep. David Eastman: "An Act relating to judicial impeachment; and providing for an effective date." (Assigned to State Affairs, Judiciary, Finance)

Present Status: Referred to State Affairs Committee (5/15/19) | Sponsor Statement