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 78 MUNICIPAL REGULATION OF RADIO ANTENNAS SENATOR TAYLOR BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 19 SLA 01 04/27/2001
SB 84 PUBLIC UTILITY JOINT ACTION AGENCIES SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 4 SLA 01 03/27/2001
SB 94 EDUCATION FUNDING SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 05/01/2001
SB 110 CHARITABLE GAMING & GAMING ON FERRIES SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) L&C 02/21/2001
SB 111 BONDS TO FUND PORTS AND HARBORS SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 03/28/2001
SB 130 ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY AUTHORITY SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/27/2001
SB 160 MANAGMENT OF FISH AND GAME SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 03/23/2001
SB 191 INSURANCE POOLING BY AIR CARRIERS SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FLD CONCUR(H)AM 05/15/2002
SB 221 ALASKA LIQUEFIED NAT.GAS DEVELOPM'T AUTH. SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 05/02/2001
SB 228 INSURANCE GUARANTY FUND SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) L&C 05/08/2001
SB 229 INSURER SELF-AUDIT IS PRIVILEGED SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) L&C 05/08/2001
SB 242 CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITTEES SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 17 SLA 02 05/03/2002
SB 324 MUNICIPAL PUB.UTIL.COMPETING W/TELECOM SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 74 SLA 02 06/20/2002
SCR 25 FISH & WILDLIFE PUBLIC TRUST/ANILCA SUIT SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) RES 04/15/2002
SJR 14 OPPOSE CANADIAN FEE TO TRANSPORT FIREARMS SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 04/27/2001



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 48 HUNT/FISH LICENSE: NO SS# OR OATHS REQ'D REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 39 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 79 EAGLE RIVER VETERANS' MEMORIAL HIGHWAY REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 6 SLA 01 03/29/2001
HB 101 CHARTER SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 70 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 110 SOCIAL SECURITY # & DRIVER'S LICENSES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 40 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 115 EMERGENCY COMMITMENT ORDERS AND TREATMENT REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 164 GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS REGARDING CINA REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 43 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 167 MOTOR VEH.LIC.PLATES: NATL GUARD/ANTIQUE REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 44 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 187 VANDALISM OF CEMETERIES & GRAVES REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 83 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 208 AQUATIC FARMS FOR SHELLFISH REPRESENTATIVE SCALZI
CHAPTER 81 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 210 STAT. OF LIMITATIONS:SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 244 RIGHT-OF-WAY TO DENALI BOR. FOR RR/UTIL. REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 2 SLA 02 01/16/2002
HB 281 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR PROVIDING ALCOHOL REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 88 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 297 CRIMES: RESTITUTION & AGGRAVATING FACTORS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 23 SLA 02 05/18/2002
HB 300 PROCUREMENT OF TRAVEL SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
CHAPTER 112 SLA 02 07/01/2002
HB 305 NONCOMPLIANCE WITH SELECTIVE SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES MURKOWSKI, HARRIS, MULDER, JAMES
CHAPTER 89 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 307 OIL/GAS EXPLORATION INCENTIVE CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 139 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 320 ELECTRONIC BALLOTING EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 02 03/07/2002
HB 358 EXEMPTION FROM PROPERTY TAX: TIMBER REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 64 SLA 02 06/19/2002
HB 374 NAMING DOUTHIT VETERANS' MEMORIAL BRIDGE REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 389 MUNI TAX EXEMPTION: DETERIORATED PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
CHAPTER 102 SLA 02 06/28/2002
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
HB 438 DISABLED VETERANS LICENSE PLATES REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 31 SLA 02 05/29/2002
HB 455 MUNICIPAL TAXATION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 117 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HCR 6 INHALANTS AND POISONS AWARENESS WEEKS REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 03/27/2001
HCR 20 SEPT 11 DAY OF REMEMBRANCE REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
LEGIS RESOLVE 49 04/17/2002
HJR 6 ROADLESS POLICY REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 03/09/2001
HJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 02/28/2001
HJR 30 DESECRATION OF U.S. FLAG REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 59 06/19/2002
HJR 33 SUPPORT WAR ON TERRORISM & SUPPORT PEACE REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 04/12/2002
HJR 35 REPEAL ESTATE TAX REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) RLS 05/13/2002
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 3 APPROP:ENV.ASSESS. NORTHERN DENALI ACCESS SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 02/09/2001
SB 49 NO SOC SEC. # REQ'D ON HUNT/FISH LICENSE SENATOR TORGERSON
(S) RLS 01/25/2001
SB 59 FEDERAL FUNDS TO MUNICIPALITIES FOR ROADS SENATOR TORGERSON
(S) RLS 04/03/2002
SB 60 FARM OPERATIONS:DISCLOSURE /NUISANCES SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 28 SLA 01 05/09/2001
SB 61 STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS SENATOR AUSTERMAN
(S) HES 01/30/2001
SB 65 STUDY OF PAY EQUITY FOR STATE EMPLOYEES SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 48 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 72 TAKE A CHILD HUNTING SEASON SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 68 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 75 SERVICE AREAS:VOTER APPROVAL/TAX ZONES SENATOR HALFORD
(S) CRA 02/06/2001
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 86 TEACHER EMPLOYMENT & SUBJECT EXPERTISE SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 69 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 90 OFFICE OF CITIZENSHIP ASSISTANCE SENATOR KELLY
(S) STA 02/14/2001
SB 99 DNA REGISTRATION OF BURGLARS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 49 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 102 SOCIAL SECURITY # & DRIVER'S LICENSES SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RLS 03/13/2001
SB 105 VICTIMS' RIGHTS/ PRISONER'S PFD SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 92 SLA 01 07/05/2001
SB 140 SMALL WATER-POWER DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 107 SLA 02 06/28/2002
SB 145 REGIONAL & VILLAGE PUB.SAFETY OFFICERS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 97 SLA 01 07/10/2001
SB 164 NO GAS PIPELINE OVER BEAUFORT SEA SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 29 SLA 01 05/16/2001
SB 166 APPOINTMENT OF US SENATORS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 4 SLA 02 01/16/2002
SB 169 HATE CRIMES: AUTOMATIC WAIVER OF MINORS SENATOR DONLEY
(H) JUD 05/06/2001
SB 198 STATEWIDE SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 84 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 204 WILDFIRES AND NATURAL DISASTERS SENATOR GREEN
(S) RES 04/09/2002
SB 219 NAVIGABLE WATERS COMMISSION SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 71 SLA 02 06/20/2002
SB 230 PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS FOR CHILDREN SENATOR DAVIS
(H) JUD 05/14/2002
SB 243 CHIROPRACTORS: SUNSET/LICENSING SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 39 SLA 02 06/06/2002
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 271 MARINE AND RAIL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 05/09/2002
SB 278 TAKING PROPERTY BY EMINENT DOMAIN SENATOR TORGERSON
(H) RLS 05/09/2002
SB 279 SPORT FISH LICENSES FOR 9/11 RESPONDERS SENATOR WILKEN
CHAPTER 132 SLA 02 07/05/2002
SB 320 MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE & REPAIRS SENATOR COWDERY
(S) L&C 03/01/2002
SCR 2 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 03/27/2001
SCR 4 ALASKA TARTAN DAY SENATOR PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 03/27/2001
SCR 22 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2002 SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 04/17/2002
SCR 23 ALASKA TARTAN DAY SENATOR PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 47 04/17/2002
SCR 28 JOINT LEGIS SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 53 05/03/2002
SJR 3 F-22 RAPTOR AIRCRAFT AT ELMENDORF AFB SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/09/2001
SJR 8 VOTING SITES AT MILITARY INSTALLATIONS SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 03/27/2001
SJR 9 NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 03/27/2001
SJR 10 US COAST GUARD FUNDING SENATOR AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 04/23/2001
SJR 12 ELIMINATE MARRIAGE TAX PENALTY SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 03/27/2001
SJR 15 CHILEAN FARMED SALMON SENATOR AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 07/07/2001
SJR 17 FEDERAL GUN POLICIES SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 07/07/2001
SJR 23 CONST AM: APPROPRIATION/SPENDING LIMIT SENATOR DONLEY
(H) FIN 02/08/2002
SJR 31 TAX EXEMPT BONDS TO FUND VETERANS LOANS SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 05/03/2002
SJR 32 CONST. AM:MARINE/RAIL TRANSPORTATION FUND SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 05/09/2002
SR 301 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE RESOLUTION SENATOR GREEN
SENATE RESOLVE 2 07/17/2002