18th-22nd Legislature (1993 -2002)

HOUSE
BRIAN PORTER





Representative Brian Porter
Speaker of the House
District: 20
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1993-1998 Representative
1999-2002 Representative Speaker of the House

Date/Place of Birth:
5/2/38; Seattle, WA

Occupation:
Consultant, Security and Public Safety; Civil Investigation

Spouse:
Bette

Children:
Kelle, Kerry, Kory, six grandchildren

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage, 1951-present

Education:
Anchorage High School, 1952-56, Diploma; University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1966-70, AA Police Administration; Technical/Vocational: Northwestern University, Police Institute, 1970-71, Police Institute Diploma; National Executive Institute, Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, 1981, Certificate

Military Service:
U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves, Military Police, Sergeant, 5 years service

Political and Government Positions:
Alaska House of Representatives, 1993-present; speaker of the House, 1999-00; House Majority Leader, 1997-98; Chairman, House Judiciary Committee, 1993-96; Member, various committees, 1993-present; Anchorage Municipal Assembly, 1989-92; Member and past Chairman, Alaska Police Standards Council, 1978-87

Business and Professional Positions:
President/General Manager, Alaska Security, Inc., 1989-91; Police Officer/Chief of Police, 1960-87

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Past Board Member, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; Community Economic Development Corportation (CEDC); Anchorage Boys & Girls Club; Crisis, Inc.; Past Member, Anchorage Rotary Club

Special Interests:
Family, reading, music, golf, public service

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 9 PERSONS REQUIRED TO FILE SETTLEMENT INFO REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 99 05/06/1999
HCR 4 TULSEQUAH CHIEF MINE REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(H) RES 03/19/1999
HCR 12 JOINT SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MERGERS REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 05/26/1999
HCR 15 DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 03/07/2000



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 109 GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 56 SLA 99 06/04/1999
HB 141 PREFERENTIAL VOTING REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(H) FIN 04/01/1999
HB 272 MUNICIPAL TAX: LOW INCOME HOUSING REPRESENTATIVES HALCRO, ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 79 SLA 00 05/24/2000
HCR 8 ALASKA BID PREF FOR AK RAIL CORP. REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(S) TRA 04/27/1999
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 12 NO FED. CLAIM ON STATE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 04/12/1999
HJR 14 NATIONAL MUSEUM WOMEN'S HISTORY AK COUNCI REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 05/11/1999
HJR 40 CONST AM: SESSION LIMIT/INTERIM COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE HALCRO
(H) STA 05/12/1999
SB 4 VICTIMS' RIGHTS/PRISONER'S PFD SENATOR HALFORD
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/08/2000

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