15th-22nd Legislature (1987 -2002)

SENATE
DAVE DONLEY





Senator Dave Donley
District: J
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1987-1992 Representative
1993-2002 Senator

Date/Place of Birth:
8/29/54; Anchorage, Alaska

Occupation:
Construction Worker; Attorney; Labor Relations

Residency in Alaska:
Born in Anchorage, 1954-present

Education:
High School - Dimond High School, 1969-72 University - University of Oregon, 1972-76, B.S. Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Debate Team Post Graduate - University of Washington Law School, 1976-79, Law Degree Admitted to MENSA in 1986

Business and Professional Positions:
Alaska Bar Association, 1979-present; Construction Laborers 341, 1974-present (member) and former Financial Auditor

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Past Community Service: Volunteer Fireman; Anchorage Waterways Council Issue Committee, Anchorage School District Curriculum Committee, Alaska Juvenile Justice Committee, Board of Directors Forum 49, Alaska Bar Association Law Related Education Committee, Spenard Community Council Road Committee Current Membership: Life Member NRA, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Special Interests:
Hunting, fishing, softball and bicycling

Other: Awards:
NRA Defender of Freedom Award, 1994 Alaska Outdoors Council Sportsman Legislator of the Year, 1989 Victims for Justice Service Award Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislative Award, 1992, 1993 Alaska Public Radio Service Award, 1990 Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Neighborhood Support Award, 1987 NRA Honor Roll, 1995 American Legion School Award Victims for Justice Outstanding Service Award, 1997 Outstanding Victim Advocate of the Year, 1998 Mayor's Award for Public Service/Midtown Park & Trail Project, 1995 National Federation of Independent Businesses Guardian of Small Business Award, 1998 Alaska Homebuilders Association "Big Hammer" Award, 1998.

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 25 REPEAL VEGETABLE DEALER LICENSING SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 78 SLA 95 06/09/1995
SB 26 DEADLY WEAPON OFFENSES BY JUVENILES SENATOR DONLEY
(H) FIN 05/06/1995
SB 27 MISC. GRANDPARENT VISITATION RIGHTS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 30 SLA 95 05/15/1995
SB 28 MOTOR VEHICLE REG FEE/EMISS'N INSPECTIONS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 56 SLA 95 05/27/1995
SB 125 INCREASE FINE FOR CERTAIN CRIMES SENATOR DONLEY
(S) JUD 01/09/1996
SB 126 PFD ELIGIBILITY; MONEY FOR CRIME VICTIMS SENATOR DONLEY
(S) JUD 03/10/1995
SB 127 CRIME VICTIM'S CLAIM FOR DAMAGES SENATOR DONLEY
(S) JUD 03/10/1995
SB 128 NONRESIDENT HUNT, SPORT FISH, TRAP FEES SENATOR DONLEY
(S) RES 03/28/1995
SB 175 "NO FRILLS" PRISON ACT SENATOR DONLEY
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/07/1996
SB 197 INS:DOMESTIC VIOL. VICTIMS & DISCLOSURES SENATOR DONLEY
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/06/1996
SB 209 SENTENCING FOR KIDNAPPING SENATOR DONLEY
(S) JUD 01/09/1996
SCR 22 UNIFORM RULES/HOURS OF DAILY SESSION SENATOR DONLEY
(S) RLS 02/23/1996
SCR 38 SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES 47 AND 55 SENATOR DONLEY
(S) RLS 05/14/1996
SCR 39 SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES 47 AND 55 SENATOR DONLEY
(S) RLS 05/14/1996
SJR 4 FED CONST AM RE: CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURES SENATOR DONLEY
(S) JUD 02/22/1995
SJR 5 CRIME VICTIMS RIGHTS CONSTIT AMDMT SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 62 05/29/1996
SJR 24 CHANGE TIMING OF VETO OVERRIDE SENATOR DONLEY
(S) JUD 02/23/1996
SJR 25 PRISONER RIGHTS LIMITED TO FEDERAL RIGHTS SENATOR DONLEY
(S) JUD 03/27/1996
SR 7 EXPAND SPECIAL SESSION CALL SENATOR DONLEY
(S) RLS 06/04/1996
SR 8 EXPAND SPECIAL SESSION CALL SENATOR DONLEY
(S) RLS 06/04/1996



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 2 BOOT CAMP FOR NONVIOLENT OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE WILLIS
CHAPTER 110 SLA 96 06/27/1996
HB 23 REFERRALS INVOLVING DENTAL SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE G.DAVIS BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 22 SLA 95 05/10/1995
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 28 POSSESSION OF GUNS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 33 SLA 95 05/19/1995
HB 38 SENTENCING;3RD SERIOUS FELONY OFFENDER REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 7 SLA 96 03/29/1996
HB 75 VEHICLE THEFT AND JOYRIDING REPRESENTATIVE SANDERS
CHAPTER 71 SLA 96 06/19/1996
HB 90 CONVENING LEGISLATURE AFTER GOV ELECTION REPRESENTATIVE B.DAVIS
CHAPTER 72 SLA 96 06/19/1996
HB 125 JUVENILE RECORD INFORMATION TO SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 32 SLA 95 05/19/1995
HB 341 TAX APPEALS/ASSESSMENT/LEVY/COLLECTION REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 108 SLA 96 06/26/1996
HB 354 RIP FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE
CHAPTER 65 SLA 96 06/18/1996
HB 419 AGENCY DISPOSAL OF PROP., INCL. FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 13 SLA 96 04/12/1996
HB 446 NUISANCE INJUNCTION BY HOME RULE MUNI REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 99 SLA 96 06/25/1996
HJR 7 EXPORT OF ALASKA OIL REPRESENTATIVE FINKELSTEIN
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/06/1995
HJR 27 EXEMPT ALASKA FROM FED CLEAN WATER ACT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 04/07/1995
HJR 54 FAVOR TRANS-ALASKA GAS SYSTEM & LNG SALES REPRESENTATIVE KUBINA
LEGIS RESOLVE 46 04/17/1996
SB 3 ANTITRUST EXEMPTION FOR FISHERMEN SENATOR DUNCAN
CHAPTER 45 SLA 95 05/26/1995
SB 7 NO BAIL FOR FELONS W/PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS SENATOR SALO
CHAPTER 50 SLA 95 05/27/1995
SB 67 UNLAWFUL EVASIONS CLASS A MISDEMEANOR SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 51 SLA 95 05/27/1995
SB 103 TAX CREDIT FOR PROVIDING CHILD CARE SENATOR SALO
(S) HES 03/01/1995
SB 150 DUTCH HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 38 SLA 95 05/24/1995
SB 163 APPROVE U OF A DEBT FOR STUDENT HOUSING SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 26 SLA 96 05/14/1996
SB 190 RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT/STATE LAND AUCTION SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 3 SLA 96 03/07/1996
SB 193 MANDATORY INSURANCE FOR COSTS OF BIRTH SENATOR SALO
CHAPTER 49 SLA 96 05/31/1996
SB 194 CRIMES: GANG-RELATED & MISC. SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 60 SLA 96 06/12/1996
SB 211 VULNERABLE PEOPLE:NEGLECT/ASSAULT/ABUSE SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 61 SLA 96 06/12/1996
SB 219 DISPOSAL OF FIREARMS BY PUBLIC AGENCIES SENATOR MILLER
(S) JUD 01/31/1996
SB 230 MANAGEMENT OF PARKS & RECREATIONAL AREAS SENATOR PEARCE
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/27/1996
SB 264 LIMIT SUSPENDED IMPOSITION OF SENTENCE SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 55 SLA 96 06/06/1996
SB 270 JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS SENATOR HALFORD
(H) FIN 04/28/1996
SB 280 MANDATORY INCORP OF CERTAIN BOROUGHS SENATOR TORGERSON
(H) STA 04/16/1996
SB 285 DISCRETE SALMON STOCK MANAGMNT & ASSESSMT SENATOR HALFORD
(H) RES 05/05/1996
SCR 18 ANNIVERSARY OF END OF WORLD WAR II SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 07/04/1995
SCR 25 ALASKA HOME EDUCATION WEEK SENATOR MILLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 53 05/02/1996
SJR 3 EXPORT OF ALASKA OIL SENATOR ELLIS
(S) FIN 02/06/1995
SJR 9 LINE ITEM VETO FOR U.S. PRESIDENT SENATOR SALO
(S) JUD 01/16/1995
SJR 10 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING W/O ROYALTY CHANGE SENATOR SALO
(S) RES 01/16/1995