21st-23rd Legislature (1999 -2004)

HOUSE
JIM WHITAKER





Representative Jim Whitaker
District: 31
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1999-2002 Representative
2003-2004 Representative Resigned 10/27/03

Date/Place of Birth:
9/30/50; Bremerton, WA

Occupation:
Small Business Owner

Spouse:
Patricia (Jinx)

Children:
Victoria, Christine, Jennifer, Wendy

Residency in Alaska:
Fairbanks; 1987-present, 1974, 1965 Girdwood; 1964 Palmer; 1959

Education:
High School - Indiana, Pennsylvania, 1968, diploma College/University - University of Oregon, 1973, B.S. Journalism

Political and Government Positions:
Fairbanks City Council, 1995-98

Business and Professional Positions:
Small Business Owner since 1976

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Founding Member: Volunteers in Policing; Board Member: Festival Fairbanks; Former Board Member: Yukon Quest

Legislative Service:

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 17 CAPITAL PROJ/DISTRIB. OF PERM FUND INC REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
(H) FIN 04/17/2001
HB 24 BOROUGH REVENUES FOR TOURISM MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 01 04/23/2001
HB 118 SR CIT./DISABLED VET. PROP TAX EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 23 SLA 01 05/09/2001
HB 151 WILLIAM WOOD FAIRBANKS INTERN'TL AIRPORT REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
RETURNED TO (H) RLS 03/16/2001
HB 187 VANDALISM OF CEMETERIES & GRAVES REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 83 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 190 NATURAL GAS PIPELINE INCENTIVE/GAS TAX REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 05/02/2002
HB 296 MUNICIPAL MERGER AND CONSOLIDATION REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 07/05/2002
HB 302 ALASKA GAS CORPORATION REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
(S) RES 04/23/2002
HB 303 STATE SALES TAX REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
FAILED (S) 05/15/2002
HB 304 PERM. FUND INCOME/ DIVIDENDS/ FUNDS REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
(S) JUD 05/03/2002
HB 311 OIL/GAS TAXES AND LEASES REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
(H) O&G 01/14/2002
HCR 8 NORTH SLOPE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE ROUTING REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
(S) RLS 04/24/2001
HCR 21 LONG-TERM STATE BUDGETARY/FISCAL REGIME REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
(H) FIN 01/16/2002



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 82 FARM OPERATIONS:DISCLOSURE/NUISANCES REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
(H) RES 04/06/2001
HB 101 CHARTER SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 70 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 171 ALASKA HISTORY CURRICULUM REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(S) HES 02/20/2002
HB 228 SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 88 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 241 RAIL AND UTILITY CORRIDOR TO CANADA REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) RES 02/01/2002
HB 252 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID: SERVICES & LIAB. REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) RLS 05/16/2002
HB 272 TOBACCO USE PREVENTION TRUST REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER
(H) FIN 05/05/2001
HB 285 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
(S) FIN 05/10/2002
HB 307 OIL/GAS EXPLORATION INCENTIVE CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 139 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 308 OIL/GAS LEASES; DISCOVERY ROYALTY CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
(H) O&G 01/14/2002
SB 79 FRED ZHAROFF MEMORIAL BRIDGE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 11 SLA 01 04/10/2001
SB 164 NO GAS PIPELINE OVER BEAUFORT SEA SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 29 SLA 01 05/16/2001
SJR 14 OPPOSE CANADIAN FEE TO TRANSPORT FIREARMS SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 04/27/2001

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