22nd-24th Legislature (2001 -2006)

SENATE
BEN STEVENS B





Senator Ben Stevens B
Senate Majority Leader
District: N
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
2001-2002 Senator Confirmed August 6, 2001
2003-2004 Senator
2005-2006 Senator Senate President

Date/Place of Birth:
1959; Washington D.C.

Occupation:
Business owner/consultant

Spouse:
Elizabeth

Children:
Susan, Ben Jr., Augustus, Theodore

Residency in Alaska:
Lifelong resident

Education:
BA Economics, Arizona State University. Completed studies for MBA, George Washington University

Business and Professional Positions:
Business Owner/Consultant

Legislative Organizations:
Member, National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL) - Subcommitte membership includes: Redistricting and Elections Committee, Legislative Effectiveness and State Government Committee, Energy and Electric Utilities Committee.

Other Organizations:
Board President, D.A.R.E. Alaska; Board Member, Special Olympics Alaska; Board Member, Boys and Girls Clubs of Alaska; Board Member, Aleut Enterprise Corporation; Member, Suicide Prevention Council of Alaska; Member, Athlete Development Foundation; Member, Aviation Heritage Museum; Member, Anchorage Downtown Rotary; Member, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 23 ANCHORAGE COASTAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SENATOR STEVENS B
(S) TRA 01/21/2003
SB 71 TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 135 SLA 03 07/10/2003
SB 79 EXTEND ALASKA MINERALS COMMISSION SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 17 SLA 03 05/05/2003
SB 177 PERS/TRS COLA FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 70 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 209 MARINE PILOT FOR FOREIGN PLEASURE CRAFT SENATOR STEVENS B
(S) FIN 05/09/2003
SB 260 METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS/AREAS SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 119 SLA 04 06/29/2004
SB 315 ENTRY PERMIT BUY-BACK PROGRAM SENATOR STEVENS B BY REQUEST OF SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
CHAPTER 51 SLA 04 06/09/2004
SB 322 SALMON ENHANCEMENT TAX SENATOR STEVENS B BY REQUEST OF SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
CHAPTER 52 SLA 04 06/09/2004
SB 347 COMM. FISHING MORATORIA, INCL. AK GULF SENATOR STEVENS B BY REQUEST
(H) FSH 03/24/2004
SCR 3 EXTEND JT LEG SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE SENATOR STEVENS B
(S) RES 02/07/2003
SCR 5 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2003 SENATOR STEVENS B
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 04/24/2003
SCR 21 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2004 SENATOR STEVENS B
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 02/24/2004



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 12 HARASSMENT BY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 13 SLA 03 05/01/2003
HB 16 STRANDED GAS DEVELOPMENT ACT AMENDMENTS REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 4 SLA 03 04/07/2003
HB 49 EXPAND DNA DATABASE REPRESENTATIVES ANDERSON, HAWKER
CHAPTER 88 SLA 03 06/13/2003
HB 59 CLEANUP OF ILLEGAL DRUG SITES REPRESENTATIVE HOLM
CHAPTER 142 SLA 03 07/16/2003
HB 69 REGULATION OF SHALLOW NATURAL GAS REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
CHAPTER 45 SLA 03 06/06/2003
HB 82 LIMITATIONS ON COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 03 05/01/2003
HB 90 TAX CREDIT:SALMON DEVELOPMENT/UTILIZATION REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
CHAPTER 57 SLA 03 06/10/2003
HB 105 COMMERCIAL FISHING LOANS REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
CHAPTER 56 SLA 03 06/10/2003
HB 123 ALASKA WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
CHAPTER 133 SLA 04 06/29/2004
HB 139 CLOSING CERTAIN LAND TO MINERAL ENTRY REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 8 SLA 03 04/16/2003
HB 213 PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
CHAPTER 165 SLA 04 07/26/2004
HB 233 INCREASE EDUCATION FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 58 SLA 04 06/15/2004
HB 251 MARINE PILOT FOR FOREIGN PLEASURE CRAFT REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
CHAPTER 39 SLA 03 06/05/2003
HB 283 ACREAGE FOR COAL LEASES REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 91 SLA 03 06/13/2003
HB 304 JACK COGHILL BRIDGE TO THE INTERIOR REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 7 SLA 04 03/15/2004
HB 337 ANATOMICAL GIFTS REGISTRY/AWARENESS FUND REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 68 SLA 04 06/16/2004
HB 344 MINING FEES/LABOR/ROYALTIES/ABANDONMENT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 26 SLA 04 05/04/2004
HB 379 OFFICE OF CITIZENSHIP ASSISTANCE REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
CHAPTER 167 SLA 04 07/26/2004
HCR 8 INHALANTS AND POISONS AWARENESS WEEK REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/27/2003
HCR 11 ALASKA WILD SALMON WEEK REPRESENTATIVE WOLF
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 05/08/2003
HCR 31 TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 43 05/07/2004
HJR 18 SUPPORTING U.S. ARMED FORCES REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 04/24/2003
HJR 29 US COAST GUARD ROTC/JROTC PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 07/15/2003
HJR 30 ELIMINATE SOCIAL SECURITY OFFSET REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 05/04/2004
SB 1 INCREASE AMT OF BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION SENATOR WILKEN
(S) FIN 03/02/2004
SB 26 STATE EMPLOYEES CALLED TO MILITARY DUTY SENATORS ELTON, TAYLOR
CHAPTER 65 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 41 MEDICAL CARE: CRIMES,COSTS,AUDITS SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 66 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 57 APPROP: ARCTIC WINTER GAMES TEAM ALASKA SENATOR OLSON
(S) CRA 02/05/2003
SB 64 CREDIT INFORMATION SENATOR FRENCH
(H) JUD 05/05/2003
SB 78 MEDICAID FOR BREAST & CERVICAL CANCER SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 9 SLA 03 04/16/2003
SB 85 REPEAT SERIOUS SEX OFFENSES/VICTIM COMP. SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 90 SLA 03 06/13/2003
SB 88 FOREST RESOURCES & PRACTICES STANDARDS SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 123 SLA 03 06/18/2003
SB 147 CONTROL OF NUISANCE WILD ANIMALS SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 132 SLA 03 06/28/2003
SB 148 PFD: ALLOWABLE ABSENCE FOR MILITARY SVC SENATOR COWDERY
CHAPTER 69 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 149 TIMBER/ TIMBER SALES/ STATE FORESTS SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 153 SLA 03 08/08/2003
SB 155 PREDATOR CONTROL/AIRBORNE SHOOTING SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 124 SLA 03 06/18/2003
SB 185 ROYALTY REDUCTION ON CERTAIN OIL/TAX CRED SENATOR WAGONER
CHAPTER 59 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 224 MINORS DRIVING AFTER CONSUMING ALCOHOL SENATOR COWDERY
CHAPTER 128 SLA 04 06/29/2004
SB 244 INCREASE FINE FOR SCHOOL ZONE VIOLATIONS SENATOR WILKEN
(S) JUD 01/12/2004
SB 270 AVALANCHE AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 10 SLA 04 03/22/2004
SB 283 APPROP:CAPITAL/SUPPLEMENTAL/REAPPROP/CBR SENATOR HOFFMAN
CHAPTER 159 SLA 04 07/19/2004
SB 286 DIRECT MARKETING FISHERIES BUSINESS/TAXES SENATOR STEDMAN BY REQUEST OF SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
CHAPTER 147 SLA 04 07/03/2004
SB 295 EXTEND NAVIGABLE WATERS COMMISSION SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 41 SLA 04 06/04/2004
SB 327 ROLLERBLADES,ROLLER SKATES, ROLLER SKIS SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 81 SLA 04 06/17/2004
SCR 1 SUPPORT ROADS/HOT SPRINGS LOOP ROAD SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 04/24/2003
SCR 4 AVALANCHE AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 04/24/2003
SCR 12 BOROUGH INCORPORATION: UNORG AREAS SENATOR WILKEN
TRANSMITTED TO (H) 04/16/2004
SJR 4 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING SENATOR WAGONER
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 03/27/2003
SJR 5 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS SENATOR WAGONER
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 08/25/2003
SJR 9 SUPPORTING MEMBERS OF MILITARY SENATOR BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 04/24/2003
SJR 10 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE RESOLUTION SENATOR GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 08/25/2003
SJR 12 SUPPORTING HALIBUT BYCATCH PROJECT SENATOR STEVENS G
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 05/08/2003
SJR 17 ALASKA-YUKON INTERGOV RELATIONS ACCORD SENATOR OLSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 08/25/2003
SJR 27 SUBMERGED LAND TITLE DISPUTES SENATOR SEEKINS
LEGIS RESOLVE 45 06/04/2004
SR 2 RONALD REAGAN DAY SENATOR THERRIAULT
SENATE RESOLVE 2 07/02/2004
SR 3 COMMEMORATING SEN. FRANK FERGUSON& OTHERS SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 4 06/23/2004

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