9th-20th Legislature (1975 -1998)

SENATE
JIM DUNCAN





Senator Jim Duncan
Senate Minority Leader
District: B
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1975-1986 Representative
1981-1982 Representative "Speaker of the House through June 15, 1981"
1987-1998 Senator

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
05/04/1942; Muscatine, Iowa

OCCUPATION:
Accountant, Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority

EDUCATION:
High School: Rockridge, Taylor Ridge, Illinois, 1960
College/University: Sheldon Jackson College, A.A., 1962;
Seattle University;
Illinois State University, B.S., 1965
Post Graduate: Oregon State University, Masters Degree, Business Administration, 1970

EMPLOYMENT:
Controller, Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority; Assemblyman, City and Borough of Juneau;
Instructor, Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka;
Accounting Instructor, Juneau-Douglas Community College;
Supervisor, Office Operations, Audit Division, Department of Revenue

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:
Member, Capital Jaycees, Juneau; Member, Filipino Community, Juneau; Member, Alaska Native Brotherhood, Juneau; Director, US Jaycees; Member, Alaska Jaycees; Member, Board of Directors, Alaska Public Employees Association, Juneau Chapter

SPOUSE:
Carol

CHILDREN:
Jim, Desiree, Michelle, Derek, Jon, Marc

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 18 G.O. BONDS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) CRA 01/13/1997
SB 20 PROGRAM RECEIPTS:DEFINITION/TEST FISHING SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 01/13/1997
SB 57 LONGEVITY BONUS PROGRAM SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 01/21/1997
SB 123 PERS BENEFITS FOR JUV INSTIT EMPLOYEES SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 03/07/1997
SB 129 PERS REQUIRED SAVINGS UNDER RIP SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) FIN 04/04/1997
SB 130 RIP FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND MUNICIPALITY SENATOR DUNCAN
CHAPTER 92 SLA 97 06/20/1997
SB 165 COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE ACT SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) HES 04/10/1997
SB 166 REGULATION OF MANAGED CARE INS. PLANS SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) HES 04/10/1997
SB 167 GROUP HEALTH INS POOLING TASK FORCE SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) HES 04/10/1997
SB 168 MEDICAID FOR CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) HES 04/10/1997
SB 210 WORKERS' COMP: ELECTRONIC DEPOSIT SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) L&C 01/12/1998
SB 213 EXTEND ALASKA MINERALS COMMISSION SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) FIN 02/19/1998
SB 217 TOBACCO SALES TO MINORS SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 01/12/1998
SB 271 POSSESSION OF FIREARMS SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 01/30/1998
SB 296 STATE COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 02/12/1998
SB 305 IMPLEMENTATION OF WORK COMP EDITION SENATOR DUNCAN
CHAPTER 59 SLA 98 06/01/1998
SB 322 CHILDREN'S DIVIDEND FUND SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) FIN 02/25/1998
SB 324 PERS BENEFITS:RANGERS/JUV CORRECT WORKER SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 02/16/1998
SCR 1 LEGSL. COMMITTEE MEETINGS OUTSIDE JUNEAU SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) FIN 01/30/1997
SJR 1 EDUCATION ENDOWMENT IN PERM. FUND SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) HES 01/13/1997
SJR 5 BAN HARD LIQUOR ADS SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) STA 01/13/1997
SJR 32 NAT'L FOREST ROAD-BUILDING MORATORIUM SENATOR DUNCAN
(S) RES 01/14/1998



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 13 MARINE SAFETY TRAINING & EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 40 SLA 97 05/27/1997
HB 16 JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROCEDURES REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 107 SLA 98 06/17/1998
HB 33 REAL ESTATE LICENSING REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 45 SLA 98 05/22/1998
HB 69 ROHYPNOL AS SCHEDULE IV-A DRUG REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
CHAPTER 16 SLA 97 05/03/1997
HB 158 RIGHT TO ATTEND SCHOOL ON PART-TIME BASIS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 60 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 170 SERVICE ANIMALS FOR PHYS/MENT. CHALLENGED REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
CHAPTER 103 SLA 98 06/16/1998
HB 189 RESTRICT TOBACCO SALES REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 135 SLA 98 06/25/1998
HB 203 ACTIONS FOR UNLAWFUL TRADE PRACTICES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 96 SLA 98 10/21/1998
HB 206 PERS FOR VILLAGE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 92 SLA 98 06/12/1998
HB 230 AHFC HOUSING FUNDS & PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
CHAPTER 97 SLA 98 06/12/1998
HB 241 PAYMENT OF COSTS ALASKA PIONEERS' HOME REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 101 SLA 97 07/01/1997
HB 252 CRIMINAL RECORDS & OFFENDER REGISTRATION REPRESENTATIVE RYAN
CHAPTER 106 SLA 98 06/17/1998
HB 285 COMM. FISH PERMIT/LIC. REVOCATION REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
CHAPTER 110 SLA 98 06/18/1998
HB 296 EXTEND ALASKA MINERALS COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
CHAPTER 12 SLA 98 04/09/1998
HB 303 EXTEND COUNCIL ON DOM.VIOL. & SEX.ASSAULT REPRESENTATIVE ELTON
CHAPTER 87 SLA 98 06/12/1998
HB 334 TUITION WAIVER FOR POLICE WIDOW/CHILD REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 38 SLA 98 05/20/1998
HB 349 REGULATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 118 SLA 98 06/22/1998
HB 356 JOINT COMMITTEE ON MILITARY BASES REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
CHAPTER 31 SLA 98 05/14/1998
HB 395 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR EMERGENCY AID REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 32 SLA 98 05/14/1998
HB 451 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY & MOBILITY AIDS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 102 SLA 98 06/16/1998
HCR 1 NORTH SLOPE NATURAL GAS PROJECT REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 03/12/1997
HCR 6 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 06/11/1997
HCR 18 80 YEAR ANNIV OF UNIV. ALASKA FAIRBANKS REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 06/11/1997
HCR 25 STEP FAMILY DAY REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 58 04/20/1998
HJR 29 FUNDING FOR PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH REPRESENTATIVE ELTON
LEGIS RESOLVE 57 04/08/1998
HJR 49 NAT'L FOREST ROAD-BUILDING MORATORIUM REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
LEGIS RESOLVE 50 03/20/1998
HJR 51 SUPPORT H.R. 2924 REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
LEGIS RESOLVE 61 05/08/1998
HJR 56 YTTRIUM MINING REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 73 06/01/1998
HJR 59 DESECRATION OF U.S. FLAG REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 84 06/01/1998
HJR 63 ADAK AIRPORT REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
LEGIS RESOLVE 81 06/03/1998
SB 11 SCHOOL DEBT REIMBURSEMENT SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 77 SLA 98 06/08/1998
SB 14 INS:DISCLOSURES; DOMESTIC VIOL. VICTIMS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 39 SLA 97 05/22/1997
SB 25 AUTOMATED VICTIM NOTIFICATION SYSTEM SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 73 SLA 97 06/12/1997
SB 70 DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS AT BLDGS. SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 89 SLA 97 06/16/1997
SB 77 ALASKA DAY OF PRAYER SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 11 SLA 97 04/23/1997
SB 94 ROHYPNOL AS SCHEDULE IV-A DRUG SENATOR ELLIS
(S) JUD 02/24/1997
SB 192 MAINTENANCE & REPAIR OF STATE VESSELS SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 58 SLA 98 06/01/1998
SB 197 REGULATING HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGS. SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 60 SLA 98 06/01/1998
SB 211 RENAMING VET MEM BRIDGE IN KETCHIKAN SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 28 SLA 98 05/06/1998
SB 216 CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEXUAL PREDATORS SENATOR HALFORD
3RD RDG,5/12 CAL(H) 05/11/1998
SB 218 CRIMES OF MURDER & CHILD MURDERS SENATOR HALFORD
3RD RDG,5/12 CAL(H) 05/12/1998
SB 242 FORFEIT GOOD TIME OF SOME SEX OFFENDERS SENATOR WARD
3RD RDG,5/12 CAL(H) 05/11/1998
SB 251 NAMING HERMAN LEIRER ROAD SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 11 SLA 98 04/09/1998
SB 304 REGULATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES & HWYS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 64 SLA 98 06/03/1998
SB 315 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY & MOBILITY AIDS SENATOR ELLIS
(S) HES 02/16/1998
SB 323 SEX OFFENSES & OFEENDER REGISTRATION SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 81 SLA 98 06/10/1998
SCR 11 LONG-TERM CARE TASK FORCE SENATOR SHARP
LEGIS RESOLVE 76 06/01/1998
SCR 21 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 03/20/1998
SCR 22 KIDS VOTING ALASKA PROGRAMS SENATOR MILLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 67 05/08/1998
SJR 7 AK NAT'L GUARD YOUTH CORPS CHALLENGE PROG SENATOR PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 03/12/1997
SJR 8 PRIMARY MFG OF PUBLICLY OWNED TIMBER SENATOR TORGERSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 04/18/1997
SJR 19 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD WINTER GAMES SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 05/21/1997
SJR 38 APOLOGY TO VILLAGE OF ANGOON SENATOR MACKIE
LEGIS RESOLVE 66 05/08/1998
SJR 40 FISHERIES MANAGEMENT FEE SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 80 06/01/1998
SR 1 SWISS COMP OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS SENATOR DONLEY
SENATE RESOLVE 1 03/20/1998