14th-22nd Legislature (1985 -2002)

SENATE
DRUE PEARCE





Senator Drue Pearce
President of the Senate
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 49 RESTRUCTURE BOARD OF FISHERIES SENATOR PEARCE
(S) RES 01/25/1995
SB 50 RESTRUCTURE BOARD OF GAME SENATOR PEARCE
(S) RES 01/25/1995
SB 130 MARINE PILOTS SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 74 SLA 95 06/06/1995
SB 230 MANAGEMENT OF PARKS & RECREATIONAL AREAS SENATOR PEARCE
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/27/1996
SB 242 USE OF FIREARM IN COMMISSION OF FELONY SENATOR PEARCE
(S) JUD 01/26/1996
SB 267 MINOR DELINQUENCY HEARINGS PUBLIC SENATOR PEARCE
(S) JUD 02/07/1996
SCR 3 LONG RANGE FINANCIAL PLANNING COMMISSION SENATOR PEARCE
(S) STA 01/16/1995
SCR 6 STATE V. BABBITT LAWSUIT CONTINUATION SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 04/07/1995
SCR 7 PEACEFUL SOLUTION WEEK SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 04/07/1995
SCR 12 AUTHORIZING A RECESS LONGER THAN 3 DAYS SENATOR PEARCE
(H) RLS 04/13/1995
SJR 21 ANWR SPECIAL REVENUE FUND SENATOR PEARCE
(S) RLS 04/21/1995
SJR 31 AK STATEHOOD ACT AMENDMENTS SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 63 05/29/1996



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 18 STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS:POLICE/CORONERS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 70 SLA 96 06/18/1996
HB 21 DRIVER'S LIC REVOCATION;ALCOHOL/DRUGS REPRESENTATIVES PORTER, TOOHEY
CHAPTER 9 SLA 95 04/26/1995
HB 27 DNA TESTING OF VIOLENT OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
CHAPTER 10 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 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 75 VEHICLE THEFT AND JOYRIDING REPRESENTATIVE SANDERS
CHAPTER 71 SLA 96 06/19/1996
HB 87 AUTHORIZING YOUTH COURTS REPRESENTATIVE B.DAVIS
CHAPTER 98 SLA 95 06/29/1995
HB 121 SALVAGE TIMBER SALES REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 6 SLA 95 04/12/1995
HB 125 JUVENILE RECORD INFORMATION TO SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 32 SLA 95 05/19/1995
HB 159 DWI LAWS/ MINOR IN POSSESSION LAWS REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 80 SLA 95 06/15/1995
HB 169 DEPT. NAT RES. IS LEAD AGENCY FOR MINING REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 60 SLA 95 05/31/1995
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
HB 394 SHALLOW NATURAL GAS LEASING REPRESENTATIVES OGAN, ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 140 SLA 96 07/11/1996
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 13 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE NAVARRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 07/25/1995
HJR 27 EXEMPT ALASKA FROM FED CLEAN WATER ACT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 04/07/1995
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
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 14 INCREASED PENALTIES FOR JOYRIDING SENATOR LEMAN
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 05/19/1995
SB 20 STATE AID TO MUNIS & UNORGANIZED BOROUGH SENATOR TORGERSON
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/07/1996
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 46 PROSECUTE JUVENILE AS ADULT IN DIST. CT. SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 81 SLA 95 06/15/1995
SB 51 DISPOSITION OF PERMANENT FUND INCOME SENATOR RIEGER
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 05/04/1996
SB 52 ADVISORY VOTE ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT SENATOR TAYLOR
(H) FIN 04/29/1996
SB 67 UNLAWFUL EVASIONS CLASS A MISDEMEANOR SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 51 SLA 95 05/27/1995
SB 68 DONATIONS TO FOOD BANKS:MEAT & FISH SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 16 SLA 95 05/05/1995
SB 78 ALCOHOL SALES IN HOTEL ROOMS SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 3 SLA 95 04/10/1995
SB 84 APPROP: TO PERMANENT FUND PRINCIPAL SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 20 SLA 96 05/03/1996
SB 89 PERMANENT FUND BOARD MEMBERS & STAFF SENATOR RIEGER
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/14/1996
SB 102 RELEASE OF JUVENILE RECORDS SENATOR SALO
(S) FIN 04/10/1995
SB 103 TAX CREDIT FOR PROVIDING CHILD CARE SENATOR SALO
(S) HES 03/01/1995
SB 106 NO MINORS WORK/ATTEND ADULT BUSINESSES SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 18 SLA 95 05/10/1995
SB 108 ALASKA TOURISM MARKETING COUNCIL SENATOR TORGERSON
(S) FIN 03/22/1995
SB 121 APPROP: U OF A DEFERRED MAINTENANCE SENATOR HALFORD
RETURN TO RLS (S) 05/15/1995
SB 134 ATWOOD CHAIR OF JOURNALISM AT U OF AA SENATOR KELLY
(H) RLS 05/03/1996
SB 147 MUNICIPAL RIVER HABITAT TAX CREDIT SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 41 SLA 95 05/25/1995
SB 163 APPROVE U OF A DEBT FOR STUDENT HOUSING SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 26 SLA 96 05/14/1996
SB 175 "NO FRILLS" PRISON ACT SENATOR DONLEY
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/07/1996
SB 181 BUSINESS SIGNS/OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SENATOR GREEN
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 05/30/1996
SB 189 BAN EXPORT OF UNPROCESSED TIMBER SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 01/08/1996
SB 190 RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT/STATE LAND AUCTION SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 3 SLA 96 03/07/1996
SB 192 TRANSFER OF TONGASS NATL FOREST TO STATE SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 01/08/1996
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 197 INS:DOMESTIC VIOL. VICTIMS & DISCLOSURES SENATOR DONLEY
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/06/1996
SB 199 ENVIRONMENTAL & HEALTH/SAFETY AUDITS SENATOR LEMAN
(H) FIN 05/02/1996
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 220 PENALTIES FOR JOYRIDING SENATOR LEMAN
(S) JUD 01/12/1996
SB 231 TITLE INSURANCE SENATOR RIEGER
(S) STA 01/22/1996
SB 232 PFD NOTICES & ELIGIBILITY SENATOR FRANK
CHAPTER 46 SLA 96 05/29/1996
SB 262 MANAGEMENT OF FISH/GAME POPULATION & AREA SENATOR MILLER
(H) JUD 05/02/1996
SB 270 JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS SENATOR HALFORD
(H) FIN 04/28/1996
SB 289 MINORS, ESP. RUNAWAYS, & THEIR FAMILIES SENATOR FRANK
CHAPTER 120 SLA 96 06/29/1996
SB 296 NURSING HOME & ASSTD LIVING EMPLOYEES SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 35 SLA 96 05/22/1996
SCR 5 SUPPORT SUIT AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SENATOR HALFORD
(S) JUD 01/23/1995
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
SCR 13 100TH YEAR OF WOMEN IN STATE LEGISLATURES SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 08/07/1995
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 5 CRIME VICTIMS RIGHTS CONSTIT AMDMT SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 62 05/29/1996
SJR 6 TRANSFER FED. LAND TO POST-1802 STATES SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 09/19/1995
SJR 7 OPPOSING FEDERAL MANDATES ON STATES SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 04/07/1995
SJR 12 U.S. FOREST SERVICE PLAN SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 09/19/1995
SJR 14 CONFIRMATION OF BD MANAGING PERM FUND SENATOR HALFORD
(S) RLS 03/08/1996
SJR 19 ASK FEDS TO AMEND ANILCA SENATOR MILLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 09/19/1995
SJR 32 CONSTITUTIONAL DEFENSE COUNCIL SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RLS 03/08/1996