14th-22nd Legislature (1985 -2002)

SENATE
DRUE PEARCE





Senator Drue Pearce
President
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 5 MISPRISION OF FELONY SENATOR PEARCE
(S) RLS 03/16/1999
SB 35 EXTEND BOARD OF MARINE PILOTS SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 1 SLA 99 03/18/1999
SB 133 COMBINE APUC AND AOGCC SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 25 SLA 99 05/17/1999
SB 134 WELL REGULATORY COST CHARGE/CONS. TAX SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 34 SLA 99 06/01/1999
SB 176 SINGLE SEX PHYSICAL FITNESS FACILITIES SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 9 SLA 00 03/31/2000
SB 183 FISHERIES COMMISSION OF ALASKA SENATOR PEARCE
(S) RES 05/19/1999
SB 193 COLLECTION OF UNPAID WAGES/WAGE PAYMENTS SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 48 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SB 229 REGULATORY COMM. OF ALASKA/AOGCC SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 5 SLA 00 03/24/2000
SB 269 LEGISLATURE & STATE EMPLOYEE CONTRACTS SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 15 SLA 00 04/18/2000
SB 273 OIL SPILL RESPONSE; NONTANK VESSELS & RR SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 128 SLA 00 06/06/2000
SCR 7 TULSEQUAH CHIEF MINE SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 07/07/1999
SCR 9 JOINT SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MERGERS SENATOR PEARCE
(S) RES 05/07/1999
SCR 12 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATORS WARD, PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 03/31/2000



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 34 REPORTING CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 62 SLA 99 06/22/1999
HB 61 OVERTIME WAGE EXEMPTION AIRLINE EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE HALCRO
CHAPTER 39 SLA 99 06/01/1999
HB 77 JOINT ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 6 SLA 99 04/12/1999
HB 109 GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 56 SLA 99 06/04/1999
HB 191 CHARTER SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CONF COM APPTD H&S 05/01/2000
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 346 SERVICES FOR DISABLED PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
CHAPTER 76 SLA 00 05/23/2000
HCR 12 JOINT SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MERGERS REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 05/26/1999
HJR 8 NATIONAL BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 03/26/1999
HJR 14 NATIONAL MUSEUM WOMEN'S HISTORY AK COUNCI REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 05/11/1999
HJR 36 AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION REPORT REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 05/26/1999
HJR 54 EXCLUDE AK NATL FORESTS FROM ROADLESS POL REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 04/14/2000
SB 3 CRIMES OF MURDER & CHILD MURDERS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 54 SLA 99 06/04/1999
SB 7 INCREASE LAND GRANT TO UNIV. OF ALASKA SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 136 SLA 00 07/11/2000
SB 12 FOREST PRACTICES: STREAMS/TRIBUTARIES SENATOR MACKIE
CHAPTER 3 SLA 99 03/19/1999
SB 45 LAND OWNER IMMUNITY/RT-OF-WAY VACATION SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 94 SLA 99 07/09/1999
SB 68 COOPERATION WITH FEDERAL AGENCIES SENATOR HALFORD
(S) FIN 03/30/1999
SB 195 CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM SENATOR MILLER
(S) HES 01/18/2000
SB 261 PREVENTION OF NEEDLE & SHARPS INJURIES SENATOR ELTON
CHAPTER 108 SLA 00 06/01/2000
SJR 5 SNOWMACHINE USE IN DENALI NAT'L PARK SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/26/1999
SJR 22 NATL. MUSEUM WOMEN'S HISTORY AK COUNCIL SENATOR GREEN
(S) RLS 04/27/1999
SJR 25 VOLUNTARY SCHOOL PRAYER SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 06/22/1999
SJR 27 CONST.AM: CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION/AMENDMT SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 47 05/31/2000
SJR 34 CONST AM: PERM FUND CORP BD/PUB CORP BD. SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 05/31/2000
SR 1 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
SENATE RESOLVE 1 03/26/1999
SR 2 CLIFF GROH GALLERY SENATOR KELLY TIM
SENATE RESOLVE 2 04/12/1999