20th-24th Legislature (1997 -2006)

HOUSE
ETHAN BERKOWITZ





Representative Ethan Berkowitz
House Minority Leader
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 38 PRIVACY PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) JUD 01/19/1999
HB 47 RESTORATIVE COMMUNITY JUSTICE STUDY REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) JUD 01/19/1999
HB 215 APPROP: RENTERS' EQUIV REBATE PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) FIN 05/04/1999
HB 396 STUDENT LOAN CORP;MUNICIP BOND BANK;AHFC REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) FIN 03/03/2000
HCR 6 TASK FORCE: TRANSFER STATE FUNCTIONS REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) FIN 04/23/1999



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 9 PERSONS REQUIRED TO FILE SETTLEMENT INFO REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 99 05/06/1999
HB 29 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVES REPRESENTATIVES CROFT, PHILLIPS
(H) HES 02/11/2000
HB 31 APPROP: UAA CONSORTIUM LIBRARY REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) HES 01/19/1999
HB 226 CREDITED SERVICE FOR ON-THE-JOB INJURIES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 52 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 346 SERVICES FOR DISABLED PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
CHAPTER 76 SLA 00 05/23/2000
HB 372 CRIMINAL SENTENCING AND RESTITUTION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 103 SLA 00 06/01/2000
HJR 9 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(S) STA 03/17/1999
HJR 14 NATIONAL MUSEUM WOMEN'S HISTORY AK COUNCI REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 05/11/1999
HJR 32 EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGE CLAIMS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(H) CRA 03/24/1999
SJR 18 EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGE CLAIMS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 04/14/2000

Legislative Service: