9th-20th Legislature (1975 -1998)

SENATE
JIM DUNCAN





Senator Jim Duncan
Minority Leader
District: B
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1975-1986 Representative
1981-1982 Representative "Speaker of the House through June 15, 1981"
1987-1998 Senator

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
05/04/1942; Muscatine, Iowa

OCCUPATION:
Accountant, Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority

EDUCATION:
High School: Rockridge, Taylor Ridge, Illinois, 1960
College/University: Sheldon Jackson College, A.A., 1962;
Seattle University;
Illinois State University, B.S., 1965
Post Graduate: Oregon State University, Masters Degree, Business Administration, 1970

EMPLOYMENT:
Controller, Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority; Assemblyman, City and Borough of Juneau;
Instructor, Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka;
Accounting Instructor, Juneau-Douglas Community College;
Supervisor, Office Operations, Audit Division, Department of Revenue

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:
Member, Capital Jaycees, Juneau; Member, Filipino Community, Juneau; Member, Alaska Native Brotherhood, Juneau; Director, US Jaycees; Member, Alaska Jaycees; Member, Board of Directors, Alaska Public Employees Association, Juneau Chapter

SPOUSE:
Carol

CHILDREN:
Jim, Desiree, Michelle, Derek, Jon, Marc

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 3 ANTITRUST EXEMPTION FOR FISHERMEN SENATOR DUNCAN
CHAPTER 45 SLA 95 05/26/1995
SB 8 POSSESSION OF WEAPONS IN/NEAR SCHOOLS SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) HES 01/16/1995
SB 9 RETIREMENT CREDITED SERVICE & BENEFITS SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 01/16/1995
SB 24 PERS BENEFITS FOR JUV INSTIT EMPLOYEES SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 01/16/1995
SB 29 JUVENILE CRIMINAL RECORDS TO SCHOOLS SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) HES 01/16/1995
SB 30 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LOAN GUARANTEES SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) HES 01/16/1995
SB 34 MARINE PARKS ADDITIONS/CHANGES SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 02/22/1995
SB 203 TASK FORCE ON RECYCLING INDUSTRIES SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) FIN 04/22/1996
SB 248 COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE ACT SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) L&C 01/30/1996
SB 253 INS.FOR PROSTATE & CERVICAL CANCER TESTS SENATOR DUNCAN
CHAPTER 74 SLA 96 06/20/1996
SB 281 DISCRIMINATION UNDER GROUP HEALTH INS. SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) L&C 02/09/1996
SB 282 REGULATION OF MANAGED CARE INS. PLANS SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) L&C 02/09/1996
SB 286 APPROP TO PERM. FUND FROM BRF & RES. ACCT SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) HES 03/27/1996
SB 288 ALASKA HEALTH PURCHASING ALLIANCE SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) L&C 02/09/1996
SJR 2 CONST. AMDT: SUBSISTENCE PREFERENCE SENATORS HOFFMAN, ADAMS, LINCOLN, ZHAROFF, DUNCAN
(S) STA 01/16/1995
SJR 8 OPPOSE FOREST SERVICE CHANGES IN ALASKA SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) RES 01/16/1995
SJR 35 EDUCATION ENDOWMENT IN PERM. FUND SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) JUD 02/09/1996



Cosponsored Bills
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 65 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LOAN GUARANTEES REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 65 SLA 95 06/05/1995
HB 74 ASSAULT BY ADULTS ON CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 54 SLA 95 05/27/1995
HB 87 AUTHORIZING YOUTH COURTS REPRESENTATIVE B.DAVIS
CHAPTER 98 SLA 95 06/29/1995
HB 120 INDEMNIFICATION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(S) RLS 05/16/1995
HB 140 SMALL FISH PROCESSOR SURETY BONDS REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 46 SLA 95 05/26/1995
HB 188 INDECENT PHOTOGRAPHY REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE
CHAPTER 29 SLA 95 05/15/1995
HB 198 ALLOWABLE ABSENCES FOR PERM FUND DIVIDEND REPRESENTATIVE ELTON
CHAPTER 73 SLA 96 06/20/1996
HB 314 DOMESTIC VIOL.& CRIME VICTIMS & WITNESSES REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
CHAPTER 64 SLA 96 06/17/1996
HB 354 RIP FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE
CHAPTER 65 SLA 96 06/18/1996
HCR 8 WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH REPRESENTATIVE B.DAVIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 04/07/1995
HCR 11 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 1995 REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 03/06/1995
HJR 7 EXPORT OF ALASKA OIL REPRESENTATIVE FINKELSTEIN
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/06/1995
HJR 24 WASTE IN PACIFIC AND BERING SEA FISHERY REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 03/11/1996
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
SB 74 PUBLIC SCHOOL FOUNDATION PROGRAM SENATOR SALO
(S) HES 02/07/1995
SB 75 APPROP: K-12 SUPPORT & DEBT RETIREMENT SENATOR SALO
(S) HES 02/07/1995
SB 150 DUTCH HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 38 SLA 95 05/24/1995
SB 159 MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT DECLARATIONS SENATOR RIEGER
CHAPTER 63 SLA 96 06/17/1996
SB 163 APPROVE U OF A DEBT FOR STUDENT HOUSING SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 26 SLA 96 05/14/1996
SB 193 MANDATORY INSURANCE FOR COSTS OF BIRTH SENATOR SALO
CHAPTER 49 SLA 96 05/31/1996
SB 197 INS:DOMESTIC VIOL. VICTIMS & DISCLOSURES SENATOR DONLEY
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/06/1996
SB 211 VULNERABLE PEOPLE:NEGLECT/ASSAULT/ABUSE SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 61 SLA 96 06/12/1996
SB 296 NURSING HOME & ASSTD LIVING EMPLOYEES SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 35 SLA 96 05/22/1996
SCR 4 POET LAUREATE OF ALASKA SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 04/07/1995
SCR 13 100TH YEAR OF WOMEN IN STATE LEGISLATURES SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 08/07/1995
SCR 14 UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA STUDENT HOUSING SENATOR KELLY
(S) FIN 02/14/1996
SCR 18 ANNIVERSARY OF END OF WORLD WAR II SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 07/04/1995
SJR 3 EXPORT OF ALASKA OIL SENATOR ELLIS
(S) FIN 02/06/1995
SJR 18 CREATION OF ARCTIC COUNCIL SENATOR ADAMS
(H) WTR 04/26/1995
SJR 27 ENDORSING FALL CREEK HYDROPOWER PROJECT SENATOR ZHAROFF
LEGIS RESOLVE 23 08/07/1995
SR 3 CONVERSION OF ADAK NAVAL AIR FACILITY SENATOR KELLY
SENATE RESOLVE 3 08/07/1995