13th-25th Legislature (1983 -2008)

HOUSE
JOHN COWDERY





Representative John Cowdery
District: 17
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1983-2000 Representative
2001-2008 Senator

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
02/11/1930; Adrian, Missouri

OCCUPATION:
Construction Company Owner, Contractor from Anchorage

SPOUSE:
Juanita

CHILDREN:
Bill, Tom, Pamela

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:
Member, Alaska Pioneers

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Family, music, boating, flying, photography

EMPLOYMENT:
Founder, Anchorage Caucus; Staff, Anchorage Municipality; Owner/Operator, Construction Company

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 172 BUDGET DISCLOSURE ACT REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
(H) STA 03/05/1997
HB 188 DEFINITION OF COMPENSATION IN PERS REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
(H) STA 03/12/1997
HB 189 RESTRICT TOBACCO SALES REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 135 SLA 98 06/25/1998
HB 309 NAMING ATWOOD BLDG IN ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 3 SLA 98 03/06/1998
HB 347 OVERTIME WAGE EXEMPTION FOR MECHANICS REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 123 SLA 98 06/23/1998
HB 389 OVERTIME WAGE EXEMPTION AIRLINE EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
(H) RLS 05/02/1998
HB 412 TRANSFER RAILROAD LAND TO WHITTIER REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
(H) FIN 03/19/1998
HB 432 AIRPORT REVENUE BONDS REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
(H) RLS 05/04/1998
HCR 20 COMPETITIVE AIR SERVICE: RURAL & S.E. AK REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
(H) WTR 04/25/1997
HJR 47 CONST AM: APPELLATE JUDGES REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
(H) RLS 05/01/1998
HJR 58 CONST AM: EDUCATION FUND REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
(H) HES 02/12/1998



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 3 DISCLOSURES RE FELONY ARRESTS OF MINORS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 01/28/1998
HB 31 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR IMPROPER LITIGATION REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
(H) JUD 02/05/1997
HB 37 PARENTAL CONSENT BEFORE MINOR'S ABORTION REPRESENTATIVES KELLY, KOHRING, VEZEY, MULDER
(H) FIN 03/10/1997
HB 51 DEPT OF ENV. CONSERV./WATER/PENALTIES REPRESENTATIVES ROKEBERG, KELLY
CHAPTER 94 SLA 98 06/12/1998
HB 58 CIVIL ACTIONS/ATTY FEES/INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 26 SLA 97 05/09/1997
HB 65 PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 15 SLA 97 05/02/1997
HB 68 VOLUNTARY FLEXIBLE WORK PLAN: OVERTIME REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) RLS 02/07/1997
HB 90 INFORMED CONSENT BEFORE ABORTIONS REPRESENTATIVE SANDERS
(H) HES 01/27/1997
HB 95 MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE & LICENSING REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
(H) FIN 04/09/1997
HB 149 PREFER CONSUMPTIVE USE SALMON FISHERIES REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
(H) FSH 02/19/1997
HB 158 RIGHT TO ATTEND SCHOOL ON PART-TIME BASIS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 60 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 159 TOBACCO PURCHASE, POSSESSION, SALE, ETC. REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(S) HES 05/10/1997
HB 171 ENVIRON. POLICY & CHANGE NAME OF D.E.C. REPRESENTATIVE HODGINS
(H) RES 03/05/1997
HB 203 ACTIONS FOR UNLAWFUL TRADE PRACTICES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 96 SLA 98 10/21/1998
HB 227 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AUTHORITY REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(H) FIN 03/13/1998
HB 251 EDUCATION FOR DEAF & HARD OF HEARING REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) HES 04/16/1997
HB 254 UNIVERSITY TUITION PAYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
(H) RLS 04/30/1997
HB 255 SUBSISTENCE HUNTING AND FISHING REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
(H) RES 04/18/1997
HB 264 NEGOTIATED REGULATION MAKING REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 117 SLA 98 06/22/1998
HB 265 REPORTS & RECORDS OF & TO STATE AGENCIES REPRESENTATIVE MARTIN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 98 03/30/1998
HB 304 MOVE LEGISLATURE TO ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVES GREEN, ROKEBERG
(H) TRA 03/23/1998
HB 333 ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) HES 01/20/1998
HB 339 AUDIT OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE HODGINS
(H) HES 03/18/1998
HB 400 DEPT OF COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
(H) RLS 04/29/1998
HJR 14 SUPPORT AMERICAN LAND SOVEREIGNTY ACT REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 31 06/11/1997
HJR 19 ELECTION OF ATTORNEY GENERAL REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
(H) JUD 02/07/1997
HJR 21 REQUESTING CONGRESS TO AMEND ANILCA REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
(H) RLS 05/05/1997
SB 1 "NO FRILLS" PRISON ACT SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 49 SLA 97 05/29/1997
SB 17 CRIMINAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV SENATOR TAYLOR
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/19/1998
SJR 3 PRISONER RIGHTS LIMITED TO FEDERAL RIGHTS SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 59 05/08/1998
SJR 7 AK NAT'L GUARD YOUTH CORPS CHALLENGE PROG SENATOR PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 03/12/1997