14th-23rd Legislature (1985 -2004)

SENATE
ROBIN TAYLOR





Senator Robin Taylor
District: A
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1985-1990 Representative
1991-1992 Representative Appointed to fill vacancy in Senate left by Lloyd Jones's resignation.
1991-1992 Senator Appointed to fill vacancy left by Lloyd Jones's resignation.
1993-2002 Senator
2003-2004 Senator Resigned midnight 9/14/03

Date/Place of Birth:
2/5/43; Sedro Woolley, WA

Occupation:
Attorney

Spouse:
Kaye Marie

Children:
Robin, Tracy Lynn

Residency in Alaska:
Ketchikan, 1961-77; Wrangell, 1977-present

Education:
College/University - University of Washington, 1961-65, B.A. Post Graduate - Oregon College of Education, 1965-66, M.A.; Willamette University, 1966-69, J.D.

Political and Government Positions:
Assumed Senate seat vacated by Lloyd Jones on June 15, 1992; elected to State Senate, 1992. Elected to State House of Representatives in 1984, 1986, 1988, and 1990. District Court Judge, 1977-82; Vice-Mayor, City of Ketchikan, 1974-75; Member, Borough Assembly/City Council, Ketchikan, AK, 1973-76.

Business and Professional Positions:
Alaska Bar Association; American Judicature Society; President, Alaska Judges Conference, 1981-82; National Board of Directors, American Judicature Society, 1980-83

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Wrangell Elks Lodge, Petersburg Moose Lodge, National Rifle Association, Pioneers of Alaska

Special Interests:
Fishing, hunting, golf, gardening

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 6 DISPOSALS OF STATE LAND SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RLS 03/15/2000
SB 7 INCREASE LAND GRANT TO UNIV. OF ALASKA SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 136 SLA 00 07/11/2000
SB 14 FOREST RESOURCES: STREAMS/TRIBUTARIES SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 01/19/1999
SB 90 STATE JURISDICTION OVER FISH & GAME SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RLS 05/12/1999
SB 91 ENFORCEMENT OF SUBSISTENCE LAWS SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RLS 05/12/1999
SB 105 PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/21/1999
SB 106 REMAND OF HEALTH FACILITY PAYMNT DECISION SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 03/23/1999
SB 114 IMPERSONATE POLICE/EMERGENCY VEHICLE SENATOR TAYLOR
RETURNED TO (S) RLS 02/29/2000
SB 117 INSURANCE FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS SENATOR TAYLOR
(H) HES 05/18/1999
SB 137 USE OF FISH & GAME FUND/COMM'R'S POWERS SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 04/09/1999
SB 138 MANAGEMENT OF FISH/GAME POPULATION & AREA SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 04/09/1999
SB 139 SEAFOOD LABELLING SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/26/1999
SB 142 TIMBER THREATENED BY PESTS OR DISEASE SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/26/1999
SB 144 CHARITABLE GAMING & GAMING ON FERRIES SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/23/1999
SB 145 STATE LOTTERY SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/15/1999
SB 179 CONVEYANCE OF TIDELAND TO MUNICIPALITIES SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 05/17/1999
SB 180 NONCOMPETITIVE OIL AND GAS LEASES SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 05/19/1999
SB 181 SALE OF THE FOUR DAM POOL SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/13/2000
SB 182 POWER COST EQUALIZATION ENDOWMENT SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) CRA 04/07/2000
SB 259 CRIMES: REPRESENTATIONS/I.D./COMPUTERS SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 65 SLA 00 05/22/2000
SB 260 DENIAL OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 03/31/2000
SB 271 FOOD SAFETY: DEC OVERSIGHT/ADVISORY GRP. SENATOR TAYLOR
(H) FIN 04/17/2000
SCR 2 MANAGEMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 06/22/1999
SCR 3 SOVEREIGNTY OF THE STATE; RESOURCES SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RLS 04/11/2000
SJR 3 REPEAL OF REGULATIONS BY LEGISLATURE SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) PERMNTLY FILED 05/19/1999
SJR 16 REQUEST CONGRESS AMEND ANILCA SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 03/12/1999
SJR 19 CONST. AM: ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 03/30/1999
SJR 20 SAVE THE BEAVER IN WASH D.C. SENATOR TAYLOR
(H) RLS 04/29/1999
SJR 24 KOSOVO CONFLICT SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 05/26/1999
SJR 30 REPEAL OF REGULATIONS BY LEGISLATURE SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 02/22/2000



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 18 APPROP: EARNINGS RESERVE TO PERM FUND REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
CHAPTER 120 SLA 00 06/06/2000
HB 34 REPORTING CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 62 SLA 99 06/22/1999
HB 80 EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE FOR NAT'L GUARD REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
CHAPTER 7 SLA 99 04/13/1999
HB 109 GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 56 SLA 99 06/04/1999
HB 116 BOARD OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSERVATION REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 81 SLA 00 05/24/2000
HB 180 DRUGS WHERE MINORS ARE PRESENT REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 32 SLA 00 05/11/2000
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 372 CRIMINAL SENTENCING AND RESTITUTION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 103 SLA 00 06/01/2000
HB 392 CONTINUANCES OF CINA HEARINGS REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 45 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HCR 11 SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT FOR OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 31 03/07/2000
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
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 13 UNIVERSITY ENDOWMENT FOR RESEARCH REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 05/26/1999
HJR 14 NATIONAL MUSEUM WOMEN'S HISTORY AK COUNCI REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 05/11/1999
HJR 21 MILITARY BASE REALIGNMENT/CLOSURE ACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 04/12/1999
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 1 NO MANDATORY PAROLE RELEASE WITHOUT GED SENATOR DONLEY
(S) FIN 03/18/1999
SB 2 CRIMES OF MURDER & CHILD MURDERS SENATOR HALFORD
(S) FIN 01/28/1999
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 9 PERS CREDIT FOR NONCERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES SENATOR WILKEN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 99 05/14/1999
SB 11 PRISON TIME CREDITS FOR MURDERERS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 65 SLA 99 06/22/1999
SB 12 FOREST PRACTICES: STREAMS/TRIBUTARIES SENATOR MACKIE
CHAPTER 3 SLA 99 03/19/1999
SB 24 REGULATIONS: ADOPTION & JUDICIAL REVIEW SENATOR DONLEY
(H) FIN 04/12/2000
SB 45 LAND OWNER IMMUNITY/RT-OF-WAY VACATION SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 94 SLA 99 07/09/1999
SB 46 NAMING THE CAPITAL SCHOOL BLDG. SENATOR WARD
CHAPTER 16 SLA 99 05/07/1999
SB 53 EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE FOR NAT'L GUARD SENATOR KELLY TIM
(S) RLS 02/17/1999
SB 68 COOPERATION WITH FEDERAL AGENCIES SENATOR HALFORD
(S) FIN 03/30/1999
SB 69 ADVISORY VOTE ON ELECTED AG SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 03/03/1999
SB 73 ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 83 SLA 00 05/24/2000
SB 77 LIABILITY RELATING TO FIREARMS SENATOR KELLY PETE
CHAPTER 17 SLA 99 05/11/1999
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 130 FEES/IMMUNITY SALE/TRANSFER OF FIREARMS SENATOR KELLY PETE
CHAPTER 1 SSSLA 99 09/25/1999
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 229 REGULATORY COMM. OF ALASKA/AOGCC SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 5 SLA 00 03/24/2000
SB 231 NAMING AK NATIVE VETERANS' HONOR BRIDGE SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 00 04/28/2000
SB 235 APPROVING LAND TRANSFERS FOR RAILROAD SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 116 SLA 00 06/06/2000
SB 267 SAME DAY AIRBORNE HUNTING SENATOR KELLY PETE
CHAPTER 20 SLA 00 04/24/2000
SB 268 MANDATORY 99-YEAR TERM OF IMPRISONMENT SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 49 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SCR 7 TULSEQUAH CHIEF MINE SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 07/07/1999
SCR 12 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATORS WARD, PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 03/31/2000
SCR 15 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 04/14/2000
SJR 2 CONST. AM: PRISONER'S RIGHTS SENATOR DONLEY
(S) RLS 02/18/1999
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 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 31 SUBSISTENCE FOR URBAN AK NATIVES SENATOR WARD
(H) RES 04/19/2000
SJR 34 CONST AM: PERM FUND CORP BD/PUB CORP BD. SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 05/31/2000
SJR 35 CONST AM: PERM FUND INCOME DISTRIBUTION SENATOR GREEN
(S) FIN 01/31/2000
SJR 38 ALASKA CANADA RAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 04/27/2000
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