14th-23rd Legislature (1985 -2004)

SENATE
ROBIN TAYLOR





Senator Robin Taylor
District: A
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1985-1990 Representative
1991-1992 Representative Appointed to fill vacancy in Senate left by Lloyd Jones's resignation.
1991-1992 Senator Appointed to fill vacancy left by Lloyd Jones's resignation.
1993-2002 Senator
2003-2004 Senator Resigned midnight 9/14/03

Date/Place of Birth:
2/5/43; Sedro Woolley, WA

Occupation:
Attorney

Spouse:
Kaye Marie

Children:
Robin, Tracy Lynn

Residency in Alaska:
Ketchikan, 1961-77; Wrangell, 1977-present

Education:
College/University - University of Washington, 1961-65, B.A. Post Graduate - Oregon College of Education, 1965-66, M.A.; Willamette University, 1966-69, J.D.

Political and Government Positions:
Assumed Senate seat vacated by Lloyd Jones on June 15, 1992; elected to State Senate, 1992. Elected to State House of Representatives in 1984, 1986, 1988, and 1990. District Court Judge, 1977-82; Vice-Mayor, City of Ketchikan, 1974-75; Member, Borough Assembly/City Council, Ketchikan, AK, 1973-76.

Business and Professional Positions:
Alaska Bar Association; American Judicature Society; President, Alaska Judges Conference, 1981-82; National Board of Directors, American Judicature Society, 1980-83

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Wrangell Elks Lodge, Petersburg Moose Lodge, National Rifle Association, Pioneers of Alaska

Special Interests:
Fishing, hunting, golf, gardening

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 1 REVIEW OF FEDERALLY MANDATED PROGRAMS SENATOR TAYLOR
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/16/1995
SB 4 DWI LAWS SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) JUD 02/22/1995
SB 6 SUSPEND DRIVERS LIC./ TRAFFIC OFFENSES SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 47 SLA 96 05/29/1996
SB 39 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP LOANS SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 20 SLA 95 05/10/1995
SB 41 REPORTS BY OUT OF STATE FISHING VESSELS SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 15 SLA 95 05/05/1995
SB 42 LIMITED ENTRY & UNITS OF GEAR SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 57 SLA 96 06/11/1996
SB 46 PROSECUTE JUVENILE AS ADULT IN DIST. CT. SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 81 SLA 95 06/15/1995
SB 52 ADVISORY VOTE ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT SENATOR TAYLOR
(H) FIN 04/29/1996
SB 91 CRIMINAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV SENATOR TAYLOR
(H) HES 04/05/1995
SB 173 NATURAL DISASTER LAND EXCHANGES SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) STA 05/02/1995
SB 174 TRANSFER OF KETCHIKAN SHIPYARD TO AIDEA SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) TRA 05/05/1995
SB 183 LEGISLATOR'S SPOUSE CAN'T LOBBY LEGISL. SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) STA 05/15/1995
SB 188 VIDEOTAPE INTERVIEW OF ABUSED MINOR SENATORS TAYLOR, MILLER
(S) FIN 03/25/1996
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 247 USE OF FISH & GAME FUND/COMM'R'S POWERS SENATOR TAYLOR
(H) FIN 05/04/1996
SB 277 GAMING: FERRIES, VIDEO LOTTERY & MISC SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) JUD 02/09/1996
SB 278 CREDITS AGAINST FEES AT ST HISTORICAL PKS SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 42 SLA 96 05/24/1996
SB 297 MORATORIUM ON S.E. DIVE FISHERIES SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 03/29/1996
SCR 18 ANNIVERSARY OF END OF WORLD WAR II SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 07/04/1995
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 16 LIMIT LEGISLATIVE SESSION TO 90 DAYS SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) STA 02/15/1995
SJR 32 CONSTITUTIONAL DEFENSE COUNCIL SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RLS 03/08/1996
SR 1 DAY OF PRAYER IN ALASKA SENATOR TAYLOR
SENATE RESOLVE 1 08/07/1995



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 4 PERMANENT FUND DIVIDEND ELIGIBILITY REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(H) FLD CONCUR(S)AM 05/07/1996
HB 21 DRIVER'S LIC REVOCATION;ALCOHOL/DRUGS REPRESENTATIVES PORTER, TOOHEY
CHAPTER 9 SLA 95 04/26/1995
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 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 48 MOTORCYCLE HELMET STANDARDS REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
CHAPTER 96 SLA 96 06/25/1996
HB 63 DOG MUSHING VANITY PLATES REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
CHAPTER 97 SLA 96 06/25/1996
HB 65 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LOAN GUARANTEES REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 65 SLA 95 06/05/1995
HB 75 VEHICLE THEFT AND JOYRIDING REPRESENTATIVE SANDERS
CHAPTER 71 SLA 96 06/19/1996
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 140 SMALL FISH PROCESSOR SURETY BONDS REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 46 SLA 95 05/26/1995
HB 141 TERM OF FISH BOARD MEMBERS REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 8 SLA 96 03/29/1996
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 188 INDECENT PHOTOGRAPHY REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE
CHAPTER 29 SLA 95 05/15/1995
HB 197 MINERAL EXPLORATION INCENTIVE CREDITS REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 95 06/20/1995
HB 198 ALLOWABLE ABSENCES FOR PERM FUND DIVIDEND REPRESENTATIVE ELTON
CHAPTER 73 SLA 96 06/20/1996
HB 225 PERMIT TO POSSESS, ETC., ELEPHANTS REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 44 SLA 95 05/25/1995
HB 249 MCGRATH KUSKOKWIM RIVER ICE CLASSIC REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
CHAPTER 98 SLA 96 06/25/1996
HB 314 DOMESTIC VIOL.& CRIME VICTIMS & WITNESSES REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
CHAPTER 64 SLA 96 06/17/1996
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
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 24 WASTE IN PACIFIC AND BERING SEA FISHERY REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 03/11/1996
HJR 25 BAN TRAWLING IN EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE GRUSSENDORF
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 09/19/1995
HJR 27 EXEMPT ALASKA FROM FED CLEAN WATER ACT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 04/07/1995
HJR 38 MAGNUSON FISHERY CONSERVATION & MGMT ACT REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 03/07/1996
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 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 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 37 END PERMANENT FUND DIVIDEND HOLD HARMLESS SENATOR R.PHILLIPS
(S) FIN 02/03/1995
SB 38 DALTON HIGHWAY: USE OF ORV'S FOR TRAPPING SENATOR SHARP
(S) TRA 01/19/1995
SB 67 UNLAWFUL EVASIONS CLASS A MISDEMEANOR SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 51 SLA 95 05/27/1995
SB 78 ALCOHOL SALES IN HOTEL ROOMS SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 3 SLA 95 04/10/1995
SB 81 CLASSIFYING WOLF AS PREDATOR SENATOR SHARP
(H) FIN 01/31/1996
SB 82 DRIVER'S LIC REVOCATION;ALCOHOL/DRUGS SENATOR MILLER
(S) FIN 02/28/1995
SB 84 APPROP: TO PERMANENT FUND PRINCIPAL SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 20 SLA 96 05/03/1996
SB 86 COMMEMORATIVE GOLD RUSH LICENSE PLATES SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 38 SLA 96 05/23/1996
SB 88 PILOT PROGRAM FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 77 SLA 95 06/08/1995
SB 89 PERMANENT FUND BOARD MEMBERS & STAFF SENATOR RIEGER
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/14/1996
SB 103 TAX CREDIT FOR PROVIDING CHILD CARE SENATOR SALO
(S) HES 03/01/1995
SB 104 JOINT INSURANCE ARRANGEMENTS SENATOR TORGERSON
(S) L&C 03/01/1995
SB 105 PARENTAL CONSENT BEFORE MINOR'S ABORTION SENATOR LEMAN
FAILED (S) ON RECON 03/25/1996
SB 118 TAX CREDIT: GIFTS TO PUBLIC BROADCASTING SENATOR TORGERSON
(S) STA 03/09/1995
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 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 175 "NO FRILLS" PRISON ACT SENATOR DONLEY
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/07/1996
SB 177 CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS/ GUNS ON FERRY SENATOR GREEN
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/19/1996
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 231 TITLE INSURANCE SENATOR RIEGER
(S) STA 01/22/1996
SB 262 MANAGEMENT OF FISH/GAME POPULATION & AREA SENATOR MILLER
(H) JUD 05/02/1996
SB 264 LIMIT SUSPENDED IMPOSITION OF SENTENCE SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 55 SLA 96 06/06/1996
SB 265 RECEIPTS OF TEST FISHING OPERATIONS SENATOR ZHAROFF
(H) CALENDAR 5/07 05/07/1996
SB 270 JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS SENATOR HALFORD
(H) FIN 04/28/1996
SB 272 SMALL CLAIMS CT JURISDICTION & PROCEDURE SENATOR TORGERSON
(S) FIN 03/29/1996
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 4 POET LAUREATE OF ALASKA SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 04/07/1995
SCR 5 SUPPORT SUIT AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SENATOR HALFORD
(S) JUD 01/23/1995
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 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 24 ADFG DIVISION OF GAME/GAME MANAGEMENT SENATOR SHARP
LEGIS RESOLVE 57 05/29/1996
SCR 25 ALASKA HOME EDUCATION WEEK SENATOR MILLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 53 05/02/1996
SJR 5 CRIME VICTIMS RIGHTS CONSTIT AMDMT SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 62 05/29/1996
SJR 14 CONFIRMATION OF BD MANAGING PERM FUND SENATOR HALFORD
(S) RLS 03/08/1996
SJR 17 NAT'L ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES SENATOR RIEGER
(H) HES 04/13/1995
SJR 19 ASK FEDS TO AMEND ANILCA SENATOR MILLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 09/19/1995
SJR 27 ENDORSING FALL CREEK HYDROPOWER PROJECT SENATOR ZHAROFF
LEGIS RESOLVE 23 08/07/1995
SJR 31 AK STATEHOOD ACT AMENDMENTS SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 63 05/29/1996
SR 3 CONVERSION OF ADAK NAVAL AIR FACILITY SENATOR KELLY
SENATE RESOLVE 3 08/07/1995