18th-26th Legislature (1993 -2010)

HOUSE
CON BUNDE





Representative Con Bunde
District: 18
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1993-2002 Representative
2003-2008 Senator
2009-2010 Senator Senate Minority Leader

Date/Place of Birth:
August 4, 1938 Mankato, Minnesota

Residency in Alaska:
Ketchikan: 1961 - 1962 Anchorage: 1968 - present

Occupation:
Retired University of Alaska, Anchorage Professor Retired Commercial Pilot

Adult Children:
Joylene, Kurt

Education:
Mankato High School, Minnesota: Graduated 1956 Central Washington University: 1962 - 1966 - B.S. Speech Pathology Central Washington University: 1967 - 1970 - M.S. Speech and Hearing Pathology Anchorage Community College: 1984 - UAA Professional Piloting

Military Service:
3 years service U.S. Army, Specialist 4th Class

Alaska State Senate:
2003 - present Chair, Labor & Commerce Committee: 2003 - present Vice-Chair, Finance Committe: 2003 - present Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Finance Subcommittees - Chair, Administration: 2003 - 2004 - Chair, Labor & Workforce Development: 2003 - present - Chair, Law: 2003 - 2004 - Chair, Natural Resources: 2003 - present - Fish & Game: 2005 - present - University of Alaska: 2003 - 2004

Alaska State House of Representatives:
1993 - 2002 Chair, Special Committee on Education: 2001 - 2002 Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 1997 - 1998 Co-Chair, Long Term Care Task Force: 1997 - 1998 Co-Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 1993 - 1996 Vice-Chair, Finance Committee: 1999 - 2002 Vice-Chair, Judiciary Committee: 1997 - 1998 Vice-Chair, Rules Committee: 1995 - 1996 Legislative Budget & Audit Committee: 1995 - 2000 Select Committee on Legislative Ethics: 1997 - 1998 Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 1997 - 1998 Judiciary Committee: 1995 - 1996 Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 1993 - 1994 Resources Committee: 1993 - 1994 Finance Subcommittees: - Chair, Fish & Game: 1999 - 2002 - Chair, Public Safety: 2001 - 2002 - Chair, Revenue: 1999 - 2000 - Natural Resources: 1999 - 2000 - Education: 1993-94, 1997-98 - Court System: 1995 - 1996 - Fish & Game: 1993 - 1998 - University of Alaska: 1993 - 1998

Other Political and Government Positions:
Alaska Board of Fish and Game South-central Citizens Advisory Committee

Business and Professional Positions:
Professor, University of Alaska, Anchorage - Speech Communication Commercial Pilot for various companies: 1974 - 1997

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
National Rifle Association Aircraft Owners & Pilots’ Association Alaska Outdoor Council Alaskan Bow Hunters Association Alaska Airmen’s Association National Conference of State Legislatures - Executive Committee Member Commissioner/Former Vice-Chair, Education Commission of the States

Awards and Recognitions:
University of Alaska, Anchorage Outstanding Educator of the Year: 1991 Award of Recognition from Alaskans for Tobacco Free Kids Award of Recognition from Alaska Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind Council Community Service Award from the Alaska Public Health Association

Special Interests:
Community Theater, Aviation, Hunting, Fishing, Dog Mushing, Master Instructor, Bow Hunter Education

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 28 POSSESSION OF GUNS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 33 SLA 95 05/19/1995
HB 36 DAMAGE TO PROPERTY BY MINORS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) STA 01/16/1995
HB 38 SENTENCING;3RD SERIOUS FELONY OFFENDER REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 7 SLA 96 03/29/1996
HB 58 CHICKALOON FLATS CRITICAL HABITAT AREA REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(S) RES 02/23/1996
HB 59 RAFFLE OR AUCTION OF BIG GAME PERMITS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 82 SLA 96 06/20/1996
HB 69 PENALTIES FOR DRUNK DRIVING REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) JUD 02/01/1995
HB 74 ASSAULT BY ADULTS ON CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 54 SLA 95 05/27/1995
HB 161 AIRCRAFT/WATERCRAFT GUEST PASSENGER LAW REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) JUD 04/22/1995
HB 176 ADJUSTMENTS FOR DEFECTIVE SURVEY REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) RLS 05/02/1995
HB 177 MUNICIPAL POLICE SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) CRA 02/13/1995
HB 211 VOTER REGISTRATION & ELECTIONS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 86 SLA 96 06/20/1996
HB 241 DISPOSAL OF CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT & ASSETS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(S) L&C 03/08/1996
HB 258 HUNTING/FISH LICENSE VENDOR COMPENSATION REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) RES 03/15/1995
HB 329 RESTITUTION FOR CERTAIN GAME VIOLATIONS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 113 SLA 96 06/27/1996
HB 363 INTEREST ON MORTGAGE ESCROW ACCTS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) L&C 02/21/1996
HB 364 ELECTION CRIMES; INTERFERENCE W/VOTING REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 87 SLA 96 06/20/1996
HB 365 MINOR IN POSSESSION OF TOBACCO REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(S) JUD 04/03/1996
HB 472 BAIL FOR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OFFENSES REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) STA 02/07/1996
HB 503 CONTRIBUTIONS FROM PFD'S TO NONPROFITS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) HES 02/12/1996
HB 508 TRANSFER OF HEALTH BENEFITS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) HES 02/12/1996
HCR 27 TEEN PREGNANCY EDUCATION:SUGAR BABY REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 56 05/09/1996



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 1 PUBLIC SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE TOOHEY
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 02/01/1995
HB 2 BOOT CAMP FOR NONVIOLENT OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE WILLIS
CHAPTER 110 SLA 96 06/27/1996
HB 9 DAMAGE TO PROPERTY BY MINORS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 34 SLA 95 05/19/1995
HB 13 CAMPAIGN FILINGS & DISCLOSURES REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 59 SLA 95 05/31/1995
HB 15 PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF MINORS COURT RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) JUD 02/08/1995
HB 22 STATE LONG-TERM PLANNING REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/06/1996
HB 24 LOWER ALCOHOL LIMIT TO 0.08 FOR OMVI'S REPRESENTATIVES THERRIAULT, ELTON
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 03/26/1996
HB 25 CRIMINAL DISCOVERY RULES REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
CHAPTER 95 SLA 96 06/25/1996
HB 26 DEPOSITIONS IN CRIMINAL CASES REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
CHAPTER 12 SLA 95 04/26/1995
HB 27 DNA TESTING OF VIOLENT OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
CHAPTER 10 SLA 95 04/26/1995
HB 31 DNA TESTING OF CONVICTED SEX OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE TOOHEY
(H) JUD 01/16/1995
HB 33 CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEXUAL PREDATORS REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
(H) HES 01/16/1995
HB 35 SEXUAL MISCONDUCT BY MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
CHAPTER 52 SLA 95 05/27/1995
HB 39 AUTHORITY TO PRONOUNCE DEATH REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 53 SLA 95 05/27/1995
HB 44 GAMING PROCEEDS/DEFINE CHARITABLE ORG'NS REPRESENTATIVE MARTIN
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/16/1995
HB 57 LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVERS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
(S) RLS 05/02/1996
HB 63 DOG MUSHING VANITY PLATES REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
CHAPTER 97 SLA 96 06/25/1996
HB 71 LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS TO BE IN ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
(H) JUD 01/16/1996
HB 72 UNIFORM FRAUDULENT TRANSFER ACT REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(H) FIN 02/22/1995
HB 78 CHILD SUPPORT & AFDC PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE HANLEY
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/16/1995
HB 86 MUNICIPAL PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXATION REPRESENTATIVE HANLEY
CHAPTER 40 SLA 95 05/25/1995
HB 103 COMPETITION W/ PVT SECTOR:CORRECTION IND. REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(H) JUD 01/20/1995
HB 104 DISCLOSURE OF JUVENILE RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/29/1996
HB 108 USE PFD'S TO RECOVER WELFARE OVERPAYMENTS REPRESENTATIVE TOOHEY
CHAPTER 35 SLA 95 05/24/1995
HB 125 JUVENILE RECORD INFORMATION TO SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 32 SLA 95 05/19/1995
HB 158 CIVIL LIABILITY REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/14/1996
HB 159 DWI LAWS/ MINOR IN POSSESSION LAWS REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 80 SLA 95 06/15/1995
HB 173 REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATURE REPRESENTATIVE G.DAVIS
CHAPTER 21 SLA 95 05/10/1995
HB 229 PROHIBIT LOUD VEHICLE SOUND SYSTEMS REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
(S) HES 03/18/1996
HB 255 NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE BY AUTOMOBILE REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) JUD 03/15/1995
HB 269 TAX CREDIT: GIFTS TO PUBLIC BROADCASTING REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
HELD TO 5/7 CAL(S) 05/06/1996
HB 276 LEGISLATIVE PER DIEM REPRESENTATIVE NAVARRE
(H) L&C 03/22/1995
HB 314 DOMESTIC VIOL.& CRIME VICTIMS & WITNESSES REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
CHAPTER 64 SLA 96 06/17/1996
HB 379 VICTIM/JUVENILE OFFENDER MEDIATION REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(S) FIN 05/03/1996
HB 419 AGENCY DISPOSAL OF PROP., INCL. FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 13 SLA 96 04/12/1996
HCR 1 LONG RANGE FINANCIAL PLANNING COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/06/1995
HCR 7 STATE V. BABBITT LAWSUIT CONTINUATION REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
RETURN TO (H) RLS 01/27/1995
HJR 5 LIMITING TERMS OF STATE LEGISLATORS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 04/25/1995
HJR 11 EXPORT OF ALASKA OIL REPRESENTATIVE NAVARRE
(H) O&G 01/16/1995
HJR 13 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE NAVARRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 07/25/1995
HJR 29 SUPPORT FEDERAL BALANCE BUDGET AMENDMENT REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
(S) FIN 02/21/1995
HJR 32 NAT'L ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
(H) HES 02/27/1995
HJR 33 AMENDMENTS TO ANILCA REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
FAILED (H) 04/25/1995
HJR 41 JONES ACT EXEMPTION FOR BULK COMMODITIES REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 09/19/1995
HJR 44 POSTAGE STAMP HONORING ALASKA SALMON REPRESENTATIVE ELTON
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 09/19/1995
HJR 54 FAVOR TRANS-ALASKA GAS SYSTEM & LNG SALES REPRESENTATIVE KUBINA
LEGIS RESOLVE 46 04/17/1996
HR 7 OPPOSE COAL AS HAZARDOUS/NOXIOUS SUBSTNCE REPRESENTATIVE SANDERS
HOUSE RESOLVE 8 08/07/1995
SB 13 DNA EVIDENCE IN CIVIL AND CRIMINAL TRIALS SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 7 SLA 95 04/12/1995
SB 14 INCREASED PENALTIES FOR JOYRIDING SENATOR LEMAN
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 05/19/1995
SB 55 REPEALING SUNSET OF ENHANCED 911 SYSTEM SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 8 SLA 95 04/20/1995
SB 264 LIMIT SUSPENDED IMPOSITION OF SENTENCE SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 55 SLA 96 06/06/1996
SCR 6 STATE V. BABBITT LAWSUIT CONTINUATION SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 04/07/1995
SCR 9 TWENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL GIRLS' STATE SENATOR TORGERSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 08/07/1995
SCR 10 TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL BOYS' STATE SENATOR TORGERSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 08/07/1995
SJR 19 ASK FEDS TO AMEND ANILCA SENATOR MILLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 09/19/1995