14th-22nd Legislature (1985 -2002)

SENATE
DRUE PEARCE





Senator Drue Pearce
District: F
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1985-1988 Representative
1989-1998 Senator
1995-2000 Senator Senate President
2001-2002 Senator Resigned June 18, 2001

Date/Place of Birth:
4/2/51; Fairfield, IL

Occupation:
Small Business Owner

Spouse:
Michael F.G. Williams

Children:
Tate Hanna Pearce-Williams

Residency in Alaska:
Fairbanks, 1977-79; Kotzebue, 1981-82; Anchorage, 1979-81 and 1982-present

Education:
College - Indiana University, B.A. Biological Sciences, 1973 Post Graduate - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, M.P.A. 1984; University of Virginia, Darden School of Business, The Executive Program, 1989

Political and Government Positions:
Senate President, 1995-96; The Energy Council, Executive Committee: 1989-present, Chair, 1993-94; SUMMERSCENE, Director; The Louisville Zoo, Curator, 1974-77

Business and Professional Positions:
Partner, Cloverland Inc. Resources Consultant, ASRC; Former Officer, Bank of the North; Chemistry/Biology Teacher

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Boards: Alaska Special Olympics, AWAIC, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation; Member: Anchorage Chamber, Commonwealth North, AOPA, RDC, Alliance, Alaska Miners, AFRW, USTA

Special Interests:
My family, our home and friends, flying, community service, cooking, reading, United Methodist Church

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 40 GROUP HEALTH INS. FOR SMALL EMPLOYERS SENATOR PEARCE
(S) FIN 03/24/1993
SB 75 REPORTING OIL TANKER MALFUNCTIONS SENATOR PEARCE
(S) O&G 01/29/1993
SB 76 CHARITABLE GAMING RESTRICTIONS SENATOR PEARCE
(H) FIN 04/24/1993
SB 97 ENHANCED 911 SYSTEMS SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 57 SLA 93 06/08/1993
SB 104 STATE SHARE OF FEDERAL GAS ROYALTIES SENATOR PEARCE
(S) FIN 03/05/1993
SB 171 AIDEA BONDS; BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROG. SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 27 SLA 93 05/26/1993
SB 193 DISCRIMINATION UNDER HEALTH INSURANCE SENATOR PEARCE
(S) L&C 04/13/1993
SB 218 CAMPAIGN REFORM ACT OF 1993 SENATOR PEARCE
(S) FIN 01/28/1994
SB 238 COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 34 SLA 94 05/09/1994
SB 240 MUNICIPAL TAX EXEMPT'N/STUDENT HOUSING SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 65 SLA 94 05/25/1994
SB 254 CIVIL LIABILITY SENATOR PEARCE
(S) JUD 01/28/1994
SB 319 DRUG FREE RECREATION AND YOUTH CENTERS SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 70 SLA 94 06/03/1994
SCR 7 SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES FOR SB 76 SENATOR PEARCE
FLD (S), PERM FILED 04/30/1993
SJR 11 REPEAL OF REGULATIONS BY LEGISLATURE SENATOR PEARCE
(S) JUD 01/27/1993
SJR 36 GOV & LT GOV MUST RECEIVE 40 % VOTE SENATORS KELLY, SALO, PEARCE, SHARP, JACKO
FLD (S), PERM FILED 05/02/1994
SJR 40 URGE CONGRESS TO AMEND OIL POLLUTION LAW SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 02/24/1994



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 3 REGULATION OF HOME CARE PROVIDERS REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE
CHAPTER 45 SLA 94 05/23/1994
HB 4 PROTECT ELDERLY AND DISABLED ADULTS REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE
CHAPTER 103 SLA 94 06/09/1994
HB 28 PENALTY FOR PROVIDING ALCOHOL TO A MINOR REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 46 SLA 94 05/23/1994
HB 64 ANTI-STALKING LAW REPRESENTATIVE TOOHEY
CHAPTER 40 SLA 93 05/27/1993
HB 109 BLOOD TESTS ON SEX CRIME PERPETRATORS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 1 SLA 94 02/17/1994
HB 116 STATE SHARE OF FEDERAL GAS ROYALTIES REPRESENTATIVE HANLEY
CHAPTER 53 SLA 93 06/03/1993
HB 128 EARLY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF PATERNITY REPRESENTATIVE B.DAVIS
CHAPTER 80 SLA 94 06/06/1994
HB 137 PAROLE OF TERMINALLY ILL PRISONERS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
(S) FIN 03/16/1994
HB 211 MUNICIPAL INVENTORY TAX EXEMPTION:EXPORTS REPRESENTATIVE TOOHEY
CHAPTER 66 SLA 93 06/24/1993
HB 213 LIMIT ADMINISTRATIVE LAND CLOSURES REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 52 SLA 93 06/03/1993
HB 221 WORKERS COMP:VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS, ETC REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
CHAPTER 94 SLA 94 06/06/1994
HB 252 REFINANCING COMMERCIAL FISHING LOANS REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
CHAPTER 54 SLA 93 06/03/1993
HB 263 TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN PERSONAL PROP. REPRESENTATIVE HANLEY
CHAPTER 7 SLA 94 04/06/1994
HB 293 EXTEND COUNCIL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
CHAPTER 62 SLA 93 06/18/1993
HB 302 WORKERS COMP FOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES REPRESENTATIVE NAVARRE
CHAPTER 72 SLA 94 06/04/1994
HB 306 MUNICIPAL TAX CREDIT/HABITAT PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE G.DAVIS
CHAPTER 40 SLA 94 05/09/1994
HB 330 FUEL STATE AUTO FLEET WITH NATURAL GAS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 122 SLA 94 06/28/1994
HB 342 TOURISM MARKET.COUNCIL/CRUISE SHIP PROMOS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 109 SLA 94 06/10/1994
HB 347 STATE LONG-TERM PLANNING REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/29/1994
HB 453 TAX ON RESIDUAL MARINE FUEL OIL REPRESENTATIVE G.DAVIS
CHAPTER 42 SLA 94 05/12/1994
HCR 5 TWENTY-FIFTH ANNUAL GIRLS STATE REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 03/10/1993
HCR 6 ARMED FORCES HISTORY MONTH REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/10/1993
HCR 7 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 05/26/1993
HCR 27 SUPPORT NRA GUN SAFETY PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 04/25/1994
HCR 28 GET CLEARY ORDERS DISSOLVED OR CHANGED REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 04/22/1994
HCR 30 TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL GIRLS STATE REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 04/22/1994
HCR 31 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 05/23/1994
HJR 21 IN MEMORIAM THURGOOD MARSHALL REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 03/18/1993
HJR 36 REPEAL 100 HOUR RULE FOR AFDC PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 04/05/1994
HJR 43 RIGHTS OF CRIME VICTIMS; CRIMINAL ADMIN REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 58 06/10/1994
SB 7 DEBT REIMBURSEMENT/MAINTENANCE GRANTS SENATOR KERTTULA
CHAPTER 78 SLA 93 06/25/1993
SB 16 AIDEA BONDS: ANCHORAGE SEAFOOD FACILITY SENATOR ELLIS
(S) FIN 03/19/1993
SB 19 CRIME OF CONSPIRACY SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 3 SLA 94 03/01/1994
SB 21 MISC. GRANDPARENT VISITATION RIGHTS SENATOR DONLEY
(H) JUD 05/03/1994
SB 22 ANTI-STALKING LAW SENATOR LEMAN
(S) STA 01/11/1993
SB 26 LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS TO BE IN ANCHORAGE SENATOR PHILLIPS
(S) RLS 03/14/1994
SB 27 ESTABLISH ALASKA GAMING COMMISSION SENATOR ZHAROFF
(S) L&C 01/11/1993
SB 46 MOOSE FARMING & GAME FARMING SENATOR MILLER
FAILED (H) 05/09/1994
SB 49 YEAR-END CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 49 SLA 93 06/03/1993
SB 70 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LOAN GUARANTEES SENATOR DUNCAN
(H) RLS 05/10/1994
SB 73 LIABILITY OF DESIGN/CONSTRUCTION PROS SENATOR KELLY
(S) RLS 04/18/1993
SB 82 OPENING THE DALTON HIGHWAY SENATOR FRANK
(H) FIN 03/16/1994
SB 91 MEDICAID COVERAGE OF MIDWIFE SERVICES SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 51 SLA 93 06/03/1993
SB 106 END AEA & TRANSFER PROGRAMS/OK INTERTIES SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 18 SLA 93 05/13/1993
SB 122 EMPLOYER'S LIABILITY FOR REFERENCE INFO SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 12 SLA 93 05/07/1993
SB 126 APPROP: POWER PROGRAMS & INTERTIES SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 19 SLA 93 05/13/1993
SB 134 CREDITS AGAINST PURCHASE OF ROYALTY OIL SENATOR MILLER
(S) L&C 04/02/1993
SB 154 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GRANT FUND SENATOR JACKO
(H) FIN 04/14/1993
SB 155 USE OF RENTED PROPERTY/LAW VIOLATIONS SENATOR FRANK
(S) RLS 04/18/1993
SB 159 LIMIT ADMINISTRATIVE LAND CLOSURES SENATOR FRANK
(S) RLS 04/05/1993
SB 170 DISPOSITION OF PERMANENT FUND INCOME SENATOR RIEGER
(S) JUD 02/04/1994
SB 173 GROUP HEALTH INS. FOR SMALL EMPLOYERS SENATOR RIEGER
CHAPTER 39 SLA 93 05/27/1993
SB 174 EXEMPT CAB DRIVERS FROM EMPLOYMENT LAWS SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 13 SLA 93 05/07/1993
SB 221 ARREST OF MINORS FOR CONSUMING ALCOHOL SENATOR TAYLOR
RETURN TO (H) RLS 05/09/1994
SB 225 INSURANCE TAX CREDIT:GIFTS TO COLLEGES SENATOR KERTTULA
CHAPTER 21 SLA 94 05/05/1994
SB 241 MANAGEMENT COOK INLET/KENAI RIVER SALMON SENATOR HALFORD
(S) RES 01/12/1994
SB 265 INCREASED PENALTIES FOR JOYRIDING SENATOR LEMAN
(S) JUD 01/26/1994
SB 292 INTERSTATE TRANSFERS OF INMATES SENATOR FRANK
(H) FIN 05/05/1994
SB 310 STATE/PRIVATE/MUNI TIMBER OPERATION/SALE SENATOR FRANK
RETURN TO (H) RLS 05/09/1994
SB 316 FISHING VIOLATIONS:FINES & RECORDS SENATOR HALFORD
RECON NOT TAKEN UP 05/10/1994
SB 321 FINGERPRINTING AND CRIME RECORDS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 54 SLA 94 05/24/1994
SCR 1 TWENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL BOYS' STATE SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 03/10/1993
SCR 13 GOLD RUSH CENTENNIAL DECADE SENATOR SHARP
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 04/22/1994
SCR 14 NAME HATCHERY AT MAIN BAY: H.Z. HANSEN SENATOR KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 05/09/1994
SCR 15 TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL BOYS' STATE SENATOR PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 04/08/1994
SCR 17 HONORING TOMMY MOE SENATOR KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 04/19/1994
SJR 13 EXPORT OF ALASKA OIL SENATOR ELLIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 02/28/1994
SJR 27 FEDERAL FISHING VESSEL SAFETY RULES SENATOR JACKO
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/18/1993
SJR 34 RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS SENATOR LEMAN
(S) STA 04/27/1993
SJR 46 WAIVE IRS DIESEL FUEL DYE RULE SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 31 04/08/1994
SR 2 SUSPEND OXYGENATED FUELS PROGRAM SENATOR DONLEY
SENATE RESOLVE 3 05/23/1994