18th-26th Legislature (1993 -2010)

HOUSE
CON BUNDE





Representative Con Bunde
District: 18
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1993-2002 Representative
2003-2008 Senator
2009-2010 Senator Senate Minority Leader

Date/Place of Birth:
August 4, 1938 Mankato, Minnesota

Residency in Alaska:
Ketchikan: 1961 - 1962 Anchorage: 1968 - present

Occupation:
Retired University of Alaska, Anchorage Professor Retired Commercial Pilot

Adult Children:
Joylene, Kurt

Education:
Mankato High School, Minnesota: Graduated 1956 Central Washington University: 1962 - 1966 - B.S. Speech Pathology Central Washington University: 1967 - 1970 - M.S. Speech and Hearing Pathology Anchorage Community College: 1984 - UAA Professional Piloting

Military Service:
3 years service U.S. Army, Specialist 4th Class

Alaska State Senate:
2003 - present Chair, Labor & Commerce Committee: 2003 - present Vice-Chair, Finance Committe: 2003 - present Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Finance Subcommittees - Chair, Administration: 2003 - 2004 - Chair, Labor & Workforce Development: 2003 - present - Chair, Law: 2003 - 2004 - Chair, Natural Resources: 2003 - present - Fish & Game: 2005 - present - University of Alaska: 2003 - 2004

Alaska State House of Representatives:
1993 - 2002 Chair, Special Committee on Education: 2001 - 2002 Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 1997 - 1998 Co-Chair, Long Term Care Task Force: 1997 - 1998 Co-Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 1993 - 1996 Vice-Chair, Finance Committee: 1999 - 2002 Vice-Chair, Judiciary Committee: 1997 - 1998 Vice-Chair, Rules Committee: 1995 - 1996 Legislative Budget & Audit Committee: 1995 - 2000 Select Committee on Legislative Ethics: 1997 - 1998 Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 1997 - 1998 Judiciary Committee: 1995 - 1996 Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 1993 - 1994 Resources Committee: 1993 - 1994 Finance Subcommittees: - Chair, Fish & Game: 1999 - 2002 - Chair, Public Safety: 2001 - 2002 - Chair, Revenue: 1999 - 2000 - Natural Resources: 1999 - 2000 - Education: 1993-94, 1997-98 - Court System: 1995 - 1996 - Fish & Game: 1993 - 1998 - University of Alaska: 1993 - 1998

Other Political and Government Positions:
Alaska Board of Fish and Game South-central Citizens Advisory Committee

Business and Professional Positions:
Professor, University of Alaska, Anchorage - Speech Communication Commercial Pilot for various companies: 1974 - 1997

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
National Rifle Association Aircraft Owners & Pilots’ Association Alaska Outdoor Council Alaskan Bow Hunters Association Alaska Airmen’s Association National Conference of State Legislatures - Executive Committee Member Commissioner/Former Vice-Chair, Education Commission of the States

Awards and Recognitions:
University of Alaska, Anchorage Outstanding Educator of the Year: 1991 Award of Recognition from Alaskans for Tobacco Free Kids Award of Recognition from Alaska Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind Council Community Service Award from the Alaska Public Health Association

Special Interests:
Community Theater, Aviation, Hunting, Fishing, Dog Mushing, Master Instructor, Bow Hunter Education

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 13 MUNICIPAL SERVICE AREAS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 31 SLA 01 05/24/2001
HB 310 STUDENT LOAN DEFAULT REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) L&C 01/25/2002
HB 332 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/SEXUAL ASSAULT COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 91 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HCR 14 SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES FOR SB 133 REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 07/07/2001



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 20 MUNICIPAL DIVIDEND: AID TO MUNIS & OTHERS REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
(S) CRA 05/03/2002
HB 44 JOE REDINGTON SR. MEMORIAL TRAIL REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
CHAPTER 1 SLA 01 03/09/2001
HB 101 CHARTER SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 70 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 127 AVIATION & AIRCRAFT EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 56 SLA 01 06/29/2001
HB 128 APPROVAL FOR EMPLOYMENT OF MINORS REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 76 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 203 SPECIAL APPROP: SCHOOL DIST. COST FACTORS REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(S) RLS 05/15/2002
HB 210 STAT. OF LIMITATIONS:SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 228 SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 88 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 374 NAMING DOUTHIT VETERANS' MEMORIAL BRIDGE REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 02/28/2001
HJR 33 SUPPORT WAR ON TERRORISM & SUPPORT PEACE REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 04/12/2002
SB 72 TAKE A CHILD HUNTING SEASON SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 68 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 79 FRED ZHAROFF MEMORIAL BRIDGE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 11 SLA 01 04/10/2001
SCR 22 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2002 SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 04/17/2002
SJR 14 OPPOSE CANADIAN FEE TO TRANSPORT FIREARMS SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 04/27/2001
SJR 31 TAX EXEMPT BONDS TO FUND VETERANS LOANS SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 05/03/2002