15th-22nd Legislature (1987 -2002)

SENATE
DAVE DONLEY





Senator Dave Donley
District: J
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1987-1992 Representative
1993-2002 Senator

Date/Place of Birth:
8/29/54; Anchorage, Alaska

Occupation:
Construction Worker; Attorney; Labor Relations

Residency in Alaska:
Born in Anchorage, 1954-present

Education:
High School - Dimond High School, 1969-72 University - University of Oregon, 1972-76, B.S. Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Debate Team Post Graduate - University of Washington Law School, 1976-79, Law Degree Admitted to MENSA in 1986

Business and Professional Positions:
Alaska Bar Association, 1979-present; Construction Laborers 341, 1974-present (member) and former Financial Auditor

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Past Community Service: Volunteer Fireman; Anchorage Waterways Council Issue Committee, Anchorage School District Curriculum Committee, Alaska Juvenile Justice Committee, Board of Directors Forum 49, Alaska Bar Association Law Related Education Committee, Spenard Community Council Road Committee Current Membership: Life Member NRA, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Special Interests:
Hunting, fishing, softball and bicycling

Other: Awards:
NRA Defender of Freedom Award, 1994 Alaska Outdoors Council Sportsman Legislator of the Year, 1989 Victims for Justice Service Award Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislative Award, 1992, 1993 Alaska Public Radio Service Award, 1990 Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Neighborhood Support Award, 1987 NRA Honor Roll, 1995 American Legion School Award Victims for Justice Outstanding Service Award, 1997 Outstanding Victim Advocate of the Year, 1998 Mayor's Award for Public Service/Midtown Park & Trail Project, 1995 National Federation of Independent Businesses Guardian of Small Business Award, 1998 Alaska Homebuilders Association "Big Hammer" Award, 1998.

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 1 NO MANDATORY PAROLE RELEASE WITHOUT GED SENATOR DONLEY
(S) FIN 03/18/1999
SB 8 MINIMUM REQUIRED PLUMBING FACILITIES SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 69 SLA 99 06/23/1999
SB 10 UNDERGROUND UTILITIES SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 73 SLA 99 06/24/1999
SB 11 PRISON TIME CREDITS FOR MURDERERS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 65 SLA 99 06/22/1999
SB 24 REGULATIONS: ADOPTION & JUDICIAL REVIEW SENATOR DONLEY
(H) FIN 04/12/2000
SB 88 DIETITIANS AND NUTRITIONISTS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 67 SLA 99 06/22/1999
SB 174 G.O. BONDS, UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA SENATOR DONLEY
(S) FIN 02/11/2000
SB 177 INSURANCE TRADE PRACTICES SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 97 SLA 00 06/01/2000
SB 242 PIPELINE PROP TAX USED FOR REV. SHRING SENATOR DONLEY
(S) FIN 02/10/2000
SB 268 MANDATORY 99-YEAR TERM OF IMPRISONMENT SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 49 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SJR 2 CONST. AM: PRISONER'S RIGHTS SENATOR DONLEY
(S) RLS 02/18/1999
SJR 27 CONST.AM: CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION/AMENDMT SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 47 05/31/2000
SJR 28 CONST AM: APPROPRIATION LIMIT SENATOR DONLEY
(S) FIN 01/24/2000
SJR 37 PROPOSING TRENT-WALDRON MEMORIAL TRAIL SENATOR DONLEY
(S) CRA 02/15/2000
SR 3 REQUESTING OPINION IN BESS V. ULMER SENATOR DONLEY
SENATE RESOLVE 3 05/26/1999



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 77 JOINT ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 6 SLA 99 04/12/1999
HB 80 EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE FOR NAT'L GUARD REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
CHAPTER 7 SLA 99 04/13/1999
HB 191 CHARTER SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CONF COM APPTD H&S 05/01/2000
HJR 8 NATIONAL BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 03/26/1999
HJR 11 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 05/06/1999
HJR 21 MILITARY BASE REALIGNMENT/CLOSURE ACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 04/12/1999
SB 3 CRIMES OF MURDER & CHILD MURDERS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 54 SLA 99 06/04/1999
SB 4 VICTIMS' RIGHTS/PRISONER'S PFD SENATOR HALFORD
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/08/2000
SB 7 INCREASE LAND GRANT TO UNIV. OF ALASKA SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 136 SLA 00 07/11/2000
SB 9 PERS CREDIT FOR NONCERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES SENATOR WILKEN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 99 05/14/1999
SB 13 DISCRETE SALMON STOCK MGMT AND ASSESSMENT SENATOR HALFORD
(S) RES 01/19/1999
SB 21 APPROP: UAA CONSORTIUM LIBRARY FACILITY SENATOR ELLIS
(S) FIN 04/13/1999
SB 25 THREE-TIME LOSER: VIOLENT MISDEMEANORS SENATOR LEMAN
(S) JUD 01/19/1999
SB 26 FALSE REPORT TO POLICE/HINDER PROSECUTION SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 66 SLA 00 05/22/2000
SB 46 NAMING THE CAPITAL SCHOOL BLDG. SENATOR WARD
CHAPTER 16 SLA 99 05/07/1999
SB 77 LIABILITY RELATING TO FIREARMS SENATOR KELLY PETE
CHAPTER 17 SLA 99 05/11/1999
SB 95 SCHOOL GRADE LEVELS SENATOR PHILLIPS
(S) FIN 03/30/1999
SB 102 TROOPER HECK MEMORIAL CORRIDOR SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 24 SLA 99 05/14/1999
SB 108 PROBATION AND PAROLE FEES SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 03/18/1999
SB 186 POSTSECONDARY EDUC SAVINGS PROGRAMS/TRUST SENATOR KELLY TIM
CHAPTER 3 SLA 00 03/15/2000
SB 198 INCREASE BASE ALLOCATION FOR EDUCATION SENATOR WILKEN
(S) FIN 02/10/2000
SB 247 VETERANS' ELIGIBILITY FOR LONGEVITY BONUS SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 55 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SB 261 PREVENTION OF NEEDLE & SHARPS INJURIES SENATOR ELTON
CHAPTER 108 SLA 00 06/01/2000
SJR 4 NATIONAL BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM SENATOR KELLY TIM
(S) RLS 02/10/1999
SJR 5 SNOWMACHINE USE IN DENALI NAT'L PARK SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/26/1999
SJR 6 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS SENATOR HOFFMAN
(S) JUD 02/03/1999
SJR 15 CONST. AM: APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES SENATOR LEMAN
(S) FIN 04/04/2000
SJR 31 SUBSISTENCE FOR URBAN AK NATIVES SENATOR WARD
(H) RES 04/19/2000
SJR 32 CONST. AM: ELECTED ATTORNEY GENERAL SENATOR KELLY PETE
(S) JUD 01/14/2000
SJR 34 CONST AM: PERM FUND CORP BD/PUB CORP BD. SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 05/31/2000
SJR 38 ALASKA CANADA RAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 04/27/2000
SR 2 CLIFF GROH GALLERY SENATOR KELLY TIM
SENATE RESOLVE 2 04/12/1999