16th-22nd Legislature (1989 -2002)

SENATE
LOREN LEMAN





Senator Loren Leman
District: G
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1989-1992 Representative
1993-2002 Senator

Date/Place of Birth:
12/2/50; Pomona, CA

Occupation:
Consulting Engineer; Fisherman

Spouse:
Carolyn

Children:
Joseph, Rachel, Nicole

Residency in Alaska:
Ninilchik, 1950-74; Ketchikan, 1974-75; Anchorage, 1975-present

Education:
High School - Ninilchik, 1964-68, diploma College/University - Oregon State University, B.S. Civil Engineering, 1970-72 Graduate - Stanford University, M.S. Civil/Environmental Engineering, 1972-73 Post Graduate - University of Alaska Anchorage, Arctic Engineering, 1976

Political and Government Positions:
State Senator, 1993-present; State Representative, 1989-93; Anchorage Hazardous Materials Commission; Alaska Regional Marine Research Board; Military Schools Task Force; Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission; House Liability Insurance Task Force; Chairman, Pacific Fisheries Legislative Task Force; Joint Armed Services Committee; Executive Committee, Energy Council

Business and Professional Positions:
Consulting Civil Engineer; Fisherman

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Armed Services YMCA, Alaskans for Drug-Free Youth, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Water & Wastewater Management Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, National Federation of Independent Business, Anchorage Grace Brethren Church, National Rifle Association

Special Interests:
My family, reading, basketball, playing the accordion, teaching youth, fishing, biking

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 24 PARENTAL CONSENT BEFORE MINOR'S ABORTION SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 14 SLA 97 05/02/1997
SB 39 HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS, MATERIALS, AND WASTE SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 71 SLA 97 06/11/1997
SB 41 ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITS SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 29 SLA 97 05/11/1997
SB 98 CONVEY LAND TO MUNICIPALITIES/BOROUGHS SENATOR LEMAN
(S) RES 04/15/1997
SB 134 HOME SCHOOLING EDUCATION PROGRAM SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 68 SLA 97 06/04/1997
SB 137 EXEMPT VOL. EMT/FIRE FGTR WAGE & HOUR LAW SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 23 SLA 97 05/08/1997
SB 145 MORATORIA ON COMMERCIAL FISHERIES ENTRY SENATOR LEMAN
(S) RES 03/19/1997
SB 152 CERTIFIED NURSE AIDES SENATOR LEMAN BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 2 SLA 98 02/19/1998
SB 205 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY AUDITS SENATOR LEMAN
(S) L&C 05/10/1997
SB 241 POSTSECONDARY SCHOOL TAX CREDIT SENATOR LEMAN
(S) FIN 02/06/1998
SB 287 WAIVER OF PAROLE CONSIDERATION SENATOR LEMAN
(S) STA 02/10/1998
SB 299 WELL TEST FLARES & NONROAD ENGINES SENATOR LEMAN
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 05/04/1998
SB 300 FELONY FAILURE TO STOP VEHICLE SENATOR LEMAN
(S) JUD 02/12/1998
SB 301 THREE-TIME LOSER: VIOLENT MISDEMEANORS SENATOR LEMAN
(S) JUD 02/12/1998
SB 302 FALSE INFORMATION/REPORT TO POLICE SENATOR LEMAN
(S) JUD 02/12/1998
SB 318 CHARTER MARRIAGES SENATOR LEMAN
(S) JUD 04/07/1998
SCR 7 THIRTY-FIRST ANNUAL BOYS' STATE SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 05/07/1997
SCR 8 TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL GIRLS' STATE SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 17 05/07/1997
SJR 16 REFORM THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 23 05/21/1997
SJR 20 MODIFY FED WETLANDS PROGRAM FOR AK NEEDS SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 05/07/1997
SJR 27 WORKING FAMILIES FLEXIBILITY ACT SENATOR LEMAN
RETURN TO (S) RLS 04/28/1997
SJR 37 CONST AM: MINORS' ABORTIONS SENATOR LEMAN
(S) FIN 03/24/1998
SJR 40 FISHERIES MANAGEMENT FEE SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 80 06/01/1998



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 6 RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT MINORS REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 64 SLA 97 06/04/1997
HB 12 IMMUNITY FOR EQUINE ACTIVITIES REPRESENTATIVE DAVIS
(S) JUD 05/12/1998
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 45 RUNAWAY AND MISSING MINORS REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 8 SLA 97 04/10/1997
HB 46 MINING: CREDITS/LEASES/REC. AREA REPRESENTATIVES KELLY, THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 56 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 65 PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 15 SLA 97 05/02/1997
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 198 DIVE FISHERY MANAGEMENT ASSN. & ASSESSMNT REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 90 SLA 97 06/20/1997
HB 248 EAST EGAN DRIVE IN VALDEZ REPRESENTATIVE KUBINA
CHAPTER 111 SLA 97 07/02/1997
HB 252 CRIMINAL RECORDS & OFFENDER REGISTRATION REPRESENTATIVE RYAN
CHAPTER 106 SLA 98 06/17/1998
HB 261 LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING SURCHARGE REPRESENTATIVE DAVIS
CHAPTER 56 SLA 98 05/29/1998
HB 296 EXTEND ALASKA MINERALS COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
CHAPTER 12 SLA 98 04/09/1998
HB 309 NAMING ATWOOD BLDG IN ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 3 SLA 98 03/06/1998
HB 334 TUITION WAIVER FOR POLICE WIDOW/CHILD REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 38 SLA 98 05/20/1998
HB 356 JOINT COMMITTEE ON MILITARY BASES REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
CHAPTER 31 SLA 98 05/14/1998
HB 373 FOREST RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
PASSED (S) ON RECON 05/12/1998
HB 395 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR EMERGENCY AID REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 32 SLA 98 05/14/1998
HB 405 FLEEING OR EVADING A PEACE OFFICER REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 136 SLA 98 06/25/1998
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
HCR 26 1998 INTERNATIONAL PEOPLE FIRST CONFERENC REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 49 03/20/1998
HJR 12 LEASES IN NATL PETROLEUM RESERVE REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/12/1997
HJR 16 SUPPORT FEDERAL BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 05/07/1997
HJR 22 ALASKA/RUSSIA MARITIME BOUNDARY REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
(H)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/07/1998
HJR 23 SALE OF LTD ENTRY PERMITS BY IRS REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 05/07/1997
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 52 OPPOSE AMERICAN HERITAGE RIVERS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 62 05/08/1998
HJR 53 FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LAND GRANT BILL REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 65 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 1 "NO FRILLS" PRISON ACT SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 49 SLA 97 05/29/1997
SB 12 PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS SENATOR HALFORD
(S) HES 01/13/1997
SB 25 AUTOMATED VICTIM NOTIFICATION SYSTEM SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 73 SLA 97 06/12/1997
SB 52 FISHERIES BUSINESS TAX CREDITS SENATOR MACKIE
(S) RES 01/30/1997
SB 63 DEADLY WEAPON OFFENSES BY JUVENILES SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 9 SLA 98 04/08/1998
SB 67 TRUTH IN SENTENCING SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 37 SLA 97 05/15/1997
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 164 AUTHORITY OF EMERGENCY MED TECHS SENATOR WILKEN
CHAPTER 84 SLA 97 06/13/1997
SB 180 STATE RIGHTS-OF-WAY: RS 2477 SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 26 SLA 98 05/05/1998
SB 192 MAINTENANCE & REPAIR OF STATE VESSELS SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 58 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 219 OFFICE OF VICTIMS' ADVOCACY SENATOR HALFORD
(H) FIN 05/10/1998
SB 251 NAMING HERMAN LEIRER ROAD SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 11 SLA 98 04/09/1998
SB 261 SPECIAL OLYMPICS 2001 SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 16 SLA 98 04/29/1998
SB 265 MOOSE AS STATE MAMMAL SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 17 SLA 98 04/30/1998
SB 278 APPROP: TO PERMANENT FUND PRINCIPAL SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/22/1998
SB 307 U.S. SENATE VACANCIES SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 30 SLA 98 05/08/1998
SB 309 USE OF NONLETHAL AND DEFENSIVE WEAPONS SENATOR WARD
(H) JUD 04/03/1998
SCR 4 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/12/1997
SCR 10 SUPPORTING USE OF FURBEARER RESOURCE SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 05/21/1997
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 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
SJR 9 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/12/1997
SJR 13 OPPOSE DEPT OF INTERIOR RS 2477 POLICY SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 04/18/1997
SJR 14 SUPPORT FEDERAL CONCEALED GUN LEGISLATION SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 05/21/1997
SJR 18 CONST AM: PERM. FUND INCOME & DIVIDEND SENATOR GREEN
(S) FIN 04/07/1998
SJR 19 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD WINTER GAMES SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 05/21/1997
SJR 22 ALASKA MILITARY BASES SENATOR KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 04/18/1997
SJR 24 TONGASS LAND MANAGEMENT PLAN SENATOR MACKIE
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 05/07/1997
SJR 28 FED AUDIT OF NATIVE REGIONAL CORPORATIONS SENATOR HALFORD
(S) STA 04/10/1997
SJR 35 CONST AM: PARTICIPATION IN ABORTION SENATOR MILLER
FAILD(H) RECON NTCE 05/11/1998
SJR 38 APOLOGY TO VILLAGE OF ANGOON SENATOR MACKIE
LEGIS RESOLVE 66 05/08/1998
SR 1 SWISS COMP OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS SENATOR DONLEY
SENATE RESOLVE 1 03/20/1998