20th-24th Legislature (1997 -2006)

HOUSE
ETHAN BERKOWITZ





Representative Ethan Berkowitz
District: 13
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1997-2004 Representative
2005-2006 Representative Minority Leader

Date/Place of Birth:
2/4/62; San Francisco, CA

Occupation:
Attorney, Businessman

Spouse:
Mara Kimmel

Children:
Hannah, Noah

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage, South addition; 1990-present

Education:
College/University - Harvard College, 1979-83, A.B., Government and Economics (w/honors) Post Graduate - Cambridge University, 1985-86, Masters of Philosophy, Polar Studies; University of California, Hastings College of Law, 1987-90, J.D.

Political and Government Positions:
State Representative 1997-present; Assistant District Attorney, Anchorage District Attorney's Office; Law Clerk, Alaska State Court of Appeals; Enforcement Officer, United States Antarctic Program.

Business and Professional Positions:
Director, Institute of the North; Partner, EZR Co.; Part Owner, Snow City Cafe; Exporter, United Exporters Company

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Board Member: Boys & Girls Club of Anchorage; Special Olympics; Community Dispute Resolution Center; Board Member (ex officio), Anchorage Economic Development Corporation; Board Member, Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (Ep S CoR)

Special Interests:
Hockey, fishing, travel, reading

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 251 EDUCATION FOR DEAF & HARD OF HEARING REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) HES 04/16/1997
HB 415 HEALTH CARE INFORMATION REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) HES 02/16/1998
HB 418 PRIVACY PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) STA 02/16/1998
HB 446 PRIVACY AND PUBLIC RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) JUD 02/18/1998



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 7 VICTIM/JUVENILE OFFENDER MEDIATION REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 108 SLA 98 06/17/1998
HB 22 CIV.LIAB.:ILLEGAL SALE OF ALCOHOL/DRUGS REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
CHAPTER 18 SLA 97 05/03/1997
HB 57 CRUELTY TO ANIMALS REPRESENTATIVE GRUSSENDORF
(H) JUD 01/13/1997
HB 116 WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF-INSURANCE GROUP REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(S) RLS 05/09/1998
HB 158 RIGHT TO ATTEND SCHOOL ON PART-TIME BASIS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 60 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 220 NEW BUSINESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE SANDERS
(H) FIN 04/18/1997
HB 245 DOM.VIOL;ASSAULT;VICTIM/WITNESS CONTACT REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 86 SLA 98 06/12/1998
HB 264 NEGOTIATED REGULATION MAKING REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 117 SLA 98 06/22/1998
HB 293 PERSONS REQUIRED TO FILE SETTLEMENT INF0 REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(S) JUD 02/26/1998
HB 294 LOCAL & STATE EDUC. FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE KUBINA
(H) HES 01/12/1998
HB 309 NAMING ATWOOD BLDG IN ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 3 SLA 98 03/06/1998
HB 350 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVES REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(S) FIN 05/08/1998
HB 357 SPECIAL OLYMPICS 2001 REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(H) FIN 01/26/1998
HB 443 RESTORATIVE COMMUNITY JUSTICE STUDY REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) JUD 02/18/1998
HB 451 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY & MOBILITY AIDS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 102 SLA 98 06/16/1998
HCR 18 80 YEAR ANNIV OF UNIV. ALASKA FAIRBANKS REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 06/11/1997
HCR 19 COUNCIL OF DEAF/HARD OF HEARING/DEAF/BLIN REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 03/20/1998
HJR 29 FUNDING FOR PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH REPRESENTATIVE ELTON
LEGIS RESOLVE 57 04/08/1998
SB 11 SCHOOL DEBT REIMBURSEMENT SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 77 SLA 98 06/08/1998
SB 159 NEW BUSINESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 8 SLA 98 04/06/1998
SB 261 SPECIAL OLYMPICS 2001 SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 16 SLA 98 04/29/1998
SJR 7 AK NAT'L GUARD YOUTH CORPS CHALLENGE PROG SENATOR PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 03/12/1997

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