14th-22nd Legislature (1985 -2002)

SENATE
DRUE PEARCE





Senator Drue Pearce
District: F
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1985-1988 Representative
1989-1998 Senator
1995-2000 Senator Senate President
2001-2002 Senator Resigned June 18, 2001

Date/Place of Birth:
4/2/51; Fairfield, IL

Occupation:
Small Business Owner

Spouse:
Michael F.G. Williams

Children:
Tate Hanna Pearce-Williams

Residency in Alaska:
Fairbanks, 1977-79; Kotzebue, 1981-82; Anchorage, 1979-81 and 1982-present

Education:
College - Indiana University, B.A. Biological Sciences, 1973 Post Graduate - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, M.P.A. 1984; University of Virginia, Darden School of Business, The Executive Program, 1989

Political and Government Positions:
Senate President, 1995-96; The Energy Council, Executive Committee: 1989-present, Chair, 1993-94; SUMMERSCENE, Director; The Louisville Zoo, Curator, 1974-77

Business and Professional Positions:
Partner, Cloverland Inc. Resources Consultant, ASRC; Former Officer, Bank of the North; Chemistry/Biology Teacher

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Boards: Alaska Special Olympics, AWAIC, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation; Member: Anchorage Chamber, Commonwealth North, AOPA, RDC, Alliance, Alaska Miners, AFRW, USTA

Special Interests:
My family, our home and friends, flying, community service, cooking, reading, United Methodist Church

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 3 MINOR'S CURFEW VIOLATIONS SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 72 SLA 97 06/11/1997
SB 128 ALASKA AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT CORP. BOARD SENATOR PEARCE
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/18/1997
SB 154 CHILD SUPPORT & PATERNITY SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 87 SLA 97 06/13/1997
SB 159 NEW BUSINESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 8 SLA 98 04/06/1998
SB 256 REDUCE ROYALTY ON COOK INLET OIL & GAS SENATOR PEARCE
(S) RES 01/23/1998
SB 323 SEX OFFENSES & OFEENDER REGISTRATION SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 81 SLA 98 06/10/1998
SCR 6 ALASKA TELEMEDICINE PROJECT SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 05/08/1997
SCR 20 STATE AREAWIDE LEASING PROGRAM SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 60 05/08/1998
SJR 9 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/12/1997



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 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 58 CIVIL ACTIONS/ATTY FEES/INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 26 SLA 97 05/09/1997
HB 109 MANAGEMENT OF STATE LAND AND RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 91 SLA 97 06/20/1997
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 203 ACTIONS FOR UNLAWFUL TRADE PRACTICES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 96 SLA 98 10/21/1998
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 303 EXTEND COUNCIL ON DOM.VIOL. & SEX.ASSAULT REPRESENTATIVE ELTON
CHAPTER 87 SLA 98 06/12/1998
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 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 380 REDUCE ROYALTY ON COOK INLET OIL & GAS REPRESENTATIVE HODGINS
CHAPTER 29 SLA 98 05/07/1998
HCR 1 NORTH SLOPE NATURAL GAS PROJECT REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 03/12/1997
HCR 18 80 YEAR ANNIV OF UNIV. ALASKA FAIRBANKS REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 06/11/1997
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 49 NAT'L FOREST ROAD-BUILDING MORATORIUM REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
LEGIS RESOLVE 50 03/20/1998
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 59 DESECRATION OF U.S. FLAG REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 84 06/01/1998
HJR 62 BRING BALTO BACK TO ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 75 06/01/1998
SB 1 "NO FRILLS" PRISON ACT SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 49 SLA 97 05/29/1997
SB 8 AIRPORT/SHOOTING FACILITY NOISE LEVELS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 19 SLA 97 05/07/1997
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 17 CRIMINAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV SENATOR TAYLOR
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/19/1998
SB 21 ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY AUTHORITY SENATOR TAYLOR
RETURN TO (H) RLS 05/11/1997
SB 25 AUTOMATED VICTIM NOTIFICATION SYSTEM SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 73 SLA 97 06/12/1997
SB 35 MANAGEMENT OF PARKS & RECREATIONAL AREAS SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 27 SLA 97 05/09/1997
SB 41 ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITS SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 29 SLA 97 05/11/1997
SB 56 BUSINESS SIGNS/OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 10 SLA 97 04/21/1997
SB 60 ADVISORY VOTE ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT SENATOR TAYLOR
(H) FIN 05/08/1997
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 76 BUDGET: RESULTS BASED GOVT. SENATOR PARNELL
CHAPTER 27 SLA 98 05/05/1998
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 109 AGRICULTURAL LAND SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 20 SLA 97 05/07/1997
SB 117 INFANT CARE CURRICULUM IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 4 SLA 98 03/20/1998
SB 137 EXEMPT VOL. EMT/FIRE FGTR WAGE & HOUR LAW SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 23 SLA 97 05/08/1997
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 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 261 SPECIAL OLYMPICS 2001 SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 16 SLA 98 04/29/1998
SB 263 SECONDARY ROADS SENATOR TORGERSON
(H) FIN 05/02/1998
SB 264 AID FOR MUNICIPAL ROAD MAINTENANCE SENATOR TORGERSON
(H) FIN 05/06/1998
SB 265 MOOSE AS STATE MAMMAL SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 17 SLA 98 04/30/1998
SB 274 PROBATION AND PAROLE FEES SENATOR WARD
(H) FIN 05/09/1998
SB 275 FUND RAISING: GOV; LT. GOV; & CANDIDATES SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 98 04/20/1998
SB 290 WILLIAM R. WOOD BLVD. IN FAIRBANKS SENATOR WILKEN
(S) TRA 02/11/1998
SB 304 REGULATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES & HWYS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 64 SLA 98 06/03/1998
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
SB 314 MUNICIPAL FEEDER VESSEL AUTHORITIES SENATOR TORGERSON
(H) FIN 05/09/1998
SCR 4 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/12/1997
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
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 8 PRIMARY MFG OF PUBLICLY OWNED TIMBER SENATOR TORGERSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 04/18/1997
SJR 16 REFORM THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 23 05/21/1997
SJR 19 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD WINTER GAMES SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 05/21/1997
SJR 20 MODIFY FED WETLANDS PROGRAM FOR AK NEEDS SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 05/07/1997
SJR 25 SUPPORT ACCESS TO DENALI/WONDER LAKE SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 05/21/1997
SR 1 SWISS COMP OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS SENATOR DONLEY
SENATE RESOLVE 1 03/20/1998