18th-22nd Legislature (1993 -2002)

HOUSE
BRIAN PORTER





Representative Brian Porter
District: 20
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1993-1998 Representative
1999-2002 Representative Speaker of the House

Date/Place of Birth:
5/2/38; Seattle, WA

Occupation:
Consultant, Security and Public Safety; Civil Investigation

Spouse:
Bette

Children:
Kelle, Kerry, Kory, six grandchildren

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage, 1951-present

Education:
Anchorage High School, 1952-56, Diploma; University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1966-70, AA Police Administration; Technical/Vocational: Northwestern University, Police Institute, 1970-71, Police Institute Diploma; National Executive Institute, Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, 1981, Certificate

Military Service:
U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves, Military Police, Sergeant, 5 years service

Political and Government Positions:
Alaska House of Representatives, 1993-present; speaker of the House, 1999-00; House Majority Leader, 1997-98; Chairman, House Judiciary Committee, 1993-96; Member, various committees, 1993-present; Anchorage Municipal Assembly, 1989-92; Member and past Chairman, Alaska Police Standards Council, 1978-87

Business and Professional Positions:
President/General Manager, Alaska Security, Inc., 1989-91; Police Officer/Chief of Police, 1960-87

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Past Board Member, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; Community Economic Development Corportation (CEDC); Anchorage Boys & Girls Club; Crisis, Inc.; Past Member, Anchorage Rotary Club

Special Interests:
Family, reading, music, golf, public service

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 21 DRIVER'S LIC REVOCATION;ALCOHOL/DRUGS REPRESENTATIVES PORTER, TOOHEY
CHAPTER 9 SLA 95 04/26/1995
HB 65 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LOAN GUARANTEES REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 65 SLA 95 06/05/1995
HB 72 UNIFORM FRAUDULENT TRANSFER ACT REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(H) FIN 02/22/1995
HB 120 INDEMNIFICATION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(S) RLS 05/16/1995
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 295 PROPERTY HELD BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 129 SLA 96 07/03/1996
HB 359 APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR BDS & COMM'NS REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 80 SLA 96 06/20/1996
HB 370 LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDED AT PUBLIC EXPENSE REPRESENTATIVES MARTIN, PORTER
CHAPTER 85 SLA 96 06/20/1996
HB 377 RESTRICT TRANSFER OF CERTAIN PUB.PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(H) STA 01/08/1996
HB 379 VICTIM/JUVENILE OFFENDER MEDIATION REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(S) FIN 05/03/1996
HB 380 TRANSFER JUVENILE DELINQUENCY RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(H) HES 01/08/1996
HB 462 DRUNK DRIVING: EVIDENCE & SENTENCING REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(S) JUD 03/26/1996
HJR 52 CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS FOR 12TH CIRCUIT REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 05/09/1996



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 9 DAMAGE TO PROPERTY BY MINORS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 34 SLA 95 05/19/1995
HB 22 STATE LONG-TERM PLANNING REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/06/1996
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 44 GAMING PROCEEDS/DEFINE CHARITABLE ORG'NS REPRESENTATIVE MARTIN
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/16/1995
HB 49 LIMIT POLITICAL USE OF GAMBLING PROCEEDS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) STA 01/16/1995
HB 68 LIMIT NAMES ON GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 02/10/1995
HB 71 LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS TO BE IN ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
(H) JUD 01/16/1996
HB 78 CHILD SUPPORT & AFDC PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE HANLEY
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/16/1995
HB 83 REVIEW OF FEDERALLY MANDATED PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) STA 02/08/1995
HB 134 REPEAL VEGETABLE DEALER LICENSING REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) L&C 01/27/1995
HB 188 INDECENT PHOTOGRAPHY REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE
CHAPTER 29 SLA 95 05/15/1995
HB 237 WORKERS' COMPENSATION AMENDMENTS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 75 SLA 95 06/06/1995
HJR 5 LIMITING TERMS OF STATE LEGISLATORS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 04/25/1995
HJR 7 EXPORT OF ALASKA OIL REPRESENTATIVE FINKELSTEIN
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/06/1995
HJR 8 OPPOSING FEDERAL MANDATES ON STATES REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) STA 02/01/1995
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 20 SUPPORT 10TH AMENDMENT ENFORCEMENT ACT REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
LEGIS RESOLVE 70 05/29/1996
HJR 54 FAVOR TRANS-ALASKA GAS SYSTEM & LNG SALES REPRESENTATIVE KUBINA
LEGIS RESOLVE 46 04/17/1996
SB 175 "NO FRILLS" PRISON ACT SENATOR DONLEY
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/07/1996
SB 264 LIMIT SUSPENDED IMPOSITION OF SENTENCE SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 55 SLA 96 06/06/1996
SCR 18 ANNIVERSARY OF END OF WORLD WAR II SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 07/04/1995
SJR 7 OPPOSING FEDERAL MANDATES ON STATES SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 04/07/1995

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