19th-26th Legislature (1995 -2010)

SENATE
KIM ELTON





Senator Kim Elton
District: B
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1995-1998 Representative
1999-2008 Senator
2009-2010 Senator Resigned 3/2/09, 5:00 pm

Date and Place of Birth:
April 9, 1948 Havre, Montana

Occupation:
Writer and Contractor

Spouse:
Marylou

Residency in Alaska:
1961-present

Education:
High School - Juneau Douglas High School 1962-66 College/University - St. Olaf College, 1966-68; University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1972-74

Military Service:
U.S. Army, 1969-71, Vietnam service, Honorable Discharge

Political and Government Positions:
State Senate 1999-Present; House of Representatives, 1995-98; Member, Labor & Commerce Committee, Special Committee on Fisheries, Community & Regional Affairs Committee; Executive Director, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute; Juneau Borough Assembly Member, 1989-1994; Assistant State Ombudsman; Staff, Legislative Ethics Committee; Director of Policy for Lieutenant Governor Terry Miller; Member, State Board of Education's Task Force on School Funding

Business and Professional Positions:
Editor, Juneau Empire, 1976-78; Newspaper Reporter/Editor for Anchorage Times and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner; Commercial Fishing (troller); Member, Alaska State Salary Commission

Special Interests:
Hiking, black & white photography, fishing, golf

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 15 LOWER ALCOHOL LIMIT TO 0.08 FOR OMVI'S SENATOR ELTON
(S) TRA 01/19/1999
SB 16 PERS CREDIT FOR NONCERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES SENATOR ELTON
(S) L&C 01/19/1999
SB 17 PERMANENT FUND: ALLOWABLE ABSENCES SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 01/19/1999
SB 19 INSURANCE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS SENATOR ELTON
(S) L&C 01/19/1999
SB 23 SURCHARGE ON FINES; YOUTH COURTS SENATOR ELTON
(S) JUD 01/19/1999
SB 112 POSTSECONDARY CLASS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENATOR ELTON
(S) FIN 04/29/1999
SB 118 UNEMPLOYMENT COMP: EDUC. INSTIT.EMPLOYEES SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 03/24/1999
SB 121 EXCISE TAXES ON TRANSIENT LODGING SENATOR ELTON
(S) L&C 03/25/1999
SB 122 TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING COUNCIL SENATOR ELTON
(S) L&C 03/25/1999
SB 158 PERS PEACE OFFR STATUS CORRECTION EMPLOYE SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 04/19/1999
SB 159 PERS BENEFITS FOR JUV INSTIT EMPLOYEES SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 04/19/1999
SB 214 OIL AND GAS CORPORATE TAX ACCOUNTING SENATOR ELTON
(S) RES 01/21/2000
SB 215 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE TAX RATE SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 01/21/2000
SB 216 PERMANENT FUND INCOME SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 01/21/2000
SB 227 MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX LEVY LIMITATION SENATOR ELTON
(S) FIN 03/07/2000
SB 239 ONGOING RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 02/02/2000
SB 261 PREVENTION OF NEEDLE & SHARPS INJURIES SENATOR ELTON
CHAPTER 108 SLA 00 06/01/2000
SCR 6 UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANNUAL REPORT SENATOR ELTON
(S) RLS 04/09/1999



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 3 DRUGS: LISTED CHEMICALS/METHAMPHETAMINE REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
CHAPTER 73 SLA 00 05/22/2000
HB 25 RIVER HABITAT PROTECTION TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
CHAPTER 34 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 80 EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE FOR NAT'L GUARD REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
CHAPTER 7 SLA 99 04/13/1999
HB 238 TAX OBLIGATION LOAN PROGRAM FOR FISHERS REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
CHAPTER 127 SLA 00 06/06/2000
HB 270 PAYMENT FOR SEXUAL ABUSE EXAMINATIONS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 00 05/16/2000
HB 288 CHILDREN WITNESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 67 SLA 00 05/22/2000
HB 298 REQUIRE HEALTH INS COVERAGE FOR DIABETES REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 23 SLA 00 04/28/2000
HB 346 SERVICES FOR DISABLED PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
CHAPTER 76 SLA 00 05/23/2000
SB 12 FOREST PRACTICES: STREAMS/TRIBUTARIES SENATOR MACKIE
CHAPTER 3 SLA 99 03/19/1999
SB 46 NAMING THE CAPITAL SCHOOL BLDG. SENATOR WARD
CHAPTER 16 SLA 99 05/07/1999
SB 73 ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 83 SLA 00 05/24/2000
SB 102 TROOPER HECK MEMORIAL CORRIDOR SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 24 SLA 99 05/14/1999
SB 125 SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN SENATOR HOFFMAN
CHAPTER 78 SLA 99 06/24/1999
SB 186 POSTSECONDARY EDUC SAVINGS PROGRAMS/TRUST SENATOR KELLY TIM
CHAPTER 3 SLA 00 03/15/2000
SB 231 NAMING AK NATIVE VETERANS' HONOR BRIDGE SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 00 04/28/2000
SCR 15 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 04/14/2000
SJR 18 EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGE CLAIMS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 04/14/2000
SR 1 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
SENATE RESOLVE 1 03/26/1999