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 5 LOWER ALCOHOL LIMIT TO 0.08 FOR DWI SENATOR ELTON
(S) TRA 01/08/2001
SB 8 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE TAX RATE SENATOR ELTON
(S) CRA 01/08/2001
SB 50 EXTENDING BOARD OF VETERINARY EXAMINERS SENATOR ELTON
CHAPTER 47 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 127 OPTIONAL BLANKET PRIMARY SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 03/01/2001
SB 175 MUNICIPAL PROTESTS OF GAMING PERMITS SENATOR ELTON
(S) FIN 02/01/2002
SB 233 STATE EMPLOYEE INCENTIVE AWARDS SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 01/14/2002
SB 285 VIOLATION OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 02/08/2002
SB 286 INSURANCE DISCRIMINATION BY CREDIT RATING SENATOR ELTON
(S) TRA 02/08/2002
SB 316 STALKING & PROTECTIVE ORDERS SENATOR ELTON
(S) JUD 02/19/2002
SCR 8 POLITICAL PARTIES BLANKET PRIMARY ELECTNS SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 03/01/2001
SCR 24 SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES FOR HB 334 SENATOR ELTON
FAILED (S) 02/01/2002
SJR 27 NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY IN JUNEAU SENATOR ELTON
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 07/07/2001



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 100 JUNETEENTH DAY REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 9 SLA 01 04/10/2001
HB 118 SR CIT./DISABLED VET. PROP TAX EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 23 SLA 01 05/09/2001
HB 171 ALASKA HISTORY CURRICULUM REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(S) HES 02/20/2002
HB 172 THERAPEUTIC COURTS/ SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 64 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 281 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR PROVIDING ALCOHOL REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 88 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 285 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
(S) FIN 05/10/2002
HB 300 PROCUREMENT OF TRAVEL SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
CHAPTER 112 SLA 02 07/01/2002
HB 320 ELECTRONIC BALLOTING EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 02 03/07/2002
HB 348 VIOLATION OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 113 SLA 02 07/01/2002
HB 374 NAMING DOUTHIT VETERANS' MEMORIAL BRIDGE REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 405 CRIMES ON OR AGAINST STATE VESSELS/PLANES REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 87 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 411 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 18 SLA 02 05/08/2002
HCR 4 AFRICAN-AMERICAN CITIZEN RECOGNIT'N MONTH REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 04/17/2002
HCR 6 INHALANTS AND POISONS AWARENESS WEEKS REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 03/27/2001
HJR 37 ALASKA AIRLINES 70TH ANNIVERSARY REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 46 04/12/2002
HJR 45 SALMON LABELING REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 60 05/17/2002
SB 1 FOUNDATION FORMULA INCREASE SENATOR WILKEN
(S) FIN 05/10/2002
SB 26 RENTERS' TAX EQUIVALENCY PAYMENT APPROP. SENATOR ELLIS
(S) CRA 01/12/2001
SB 42 FOUNDATION FORMULA INCREASE SENATOR DAVIS
(S) HES 04/28/2001
SB 65 STUDY OF PAY EQUITY FOR STATE EMPLOYEES SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 48 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 79 FRED ZHAROFF MEMORIAL BRIDGE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 11 SLA 01 04/10/2001
SB 80 APPROP: SPECIAL OLYMPICS SENATOR HALFORD
(S) RLS 02/15/2001
SB 145 REGIONAL & VILLAGE PUB.SAFETY OFFICERS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 97 SLA 01 07/10/2001
SB 163 HATE CRIMES/DISCRIMINATION/TOLERANCE PROG SENATOR LINCOLN
(S) STA 02/19/2002
SB 164 NO GAS PIPELINE OVER BEAUFORT SEA SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 29 SLA 01 05/16/2001
SB 198 STATEWIDE SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 84 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 231 CORRECTIONAL FACILITY EXPANSION SENATOR GREEN
(S) FIN 04/22/2002
SB 232 PFD ELIGIBILITY FOR PEACE CORP VOLUNTEERS SENATOR WILKEN
(S) HES 01/14/2002
SB 249 SPECIAL ELECTION FOR U.S. SENATE VACANCY SENATOR ELLIS
(S) STA 01/18/2002
SB 258 AUTHORIZING ELECTRONIC BALLOTS SENATOR LEMAN
(S) RLS 02/11/2002
SB 266 FISHERY ENHANCEMENT LOANS SENATOR STEVENS
CHAPTER 26 SLA 02 05/18/2002
SB 279 SPORT FISH LICENSES FOR 9/11 RESPONDERS SENATOR WILKEN
CHAPTER 132 SLA 02 07/05/2002
SB 287 G.O. BONDS: PUBLIC SCHOOLS SENATOR HOFFMAN
(S) HES 02/08/2002
SB 315 MODIFIED BLANKET PRIMARY ELECTION SENATOR ELLIS
(S) STA 02/19/2002
SCR 2 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 03/27/2001
SCR 22 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2002 SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 04/17/2002
SCR 28 JOINT LEGIS SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 53 05/03/2002
SJR 10 US COAST GUARD FUNDING SENATOR AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 04/23/2001
SJR 15 CHILEAN FARMED SALMON SENATOR AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 07/07/2001
SJR 19 CONDEMN HATE CRIMES;REQUEST INVESTIGATION SENATOR LINCOLN
(S) STA 03/12/2001
SJR 31 TAX EXEMPT BONDS TO FUND VETERANS LOANS SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 05/03/2002
SR 301 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE RESOLUTION SENATOR GREEN
SENATE RESOLVE 2 07/17/2002