18th-26th Legislature (1993 -2010)

SENATE
CON BUNDE





Senator Con Bunde
District: P
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
SB 6 VEHICLE PLATES REMAIN WITH OWNER SENATOR BUNDE
(S) TRA 01/11/2005
SB 7 MOTOR VEHICLE REG./DRIVER LICENSING SENATOR BUNDE
(S) TRA 01/11/2005
SB 87 SEAT BELT/CHILD SAFETY DEVICE VIOLATIONS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 2 SLA 06 01/31/2006
SB 95 COLLECTION OF DNA/USE OF FORCE SENATOR BUNDE
RETURNED TO (S) RLS 03/02/2005
SB 100 ENHANCED 911 SURCHARGES SENATOR BUNDE
(H) EDT 05/08/2005
SB 107 EXPORT OF SPORT FISH SENATOR BUNDE
(S) RES 02/14/2005
SB 112 TAX ON RESIDENTS/EMPLOYEES IN REAA;GRANTS SENATOR BUNDE
(H) CRA 03/13/2006
SB 134 PILOT PROJECT: SEX OFFENSE VICTIMS RIGHTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 74 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 166 WILDLIFE CONSERVATION TAG SENATOR BUNDE
(S) RES 04/08/2005
SB 193 DEFERRAL OF MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAXES SENATOR BUNDE
(S) FIN 03/13/2006
SB 196 ELECTRONIC BRACELETS FOR SEX OFFENDERS SENATOR BUNDE
(S) JUD 05/07/2005
SB 205 NO EMINENT DOMAIN FOR ECON. DEVELOPMENT SENATOR BUNDE
(S) L&C 01/09/2006
SB 206 DETENTION /I.D. OF PERSONS;CONTEMPT OF CT SENATOR BUNDE
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/09/2006
SB 218 SEX OFFENDERS/SENTENCING/ABUSE REPORTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 14 SLA 06 04/27/2006



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 13 SCHOOL FUNDING & SCHOOL BOND REIMBURSEMNT REPRESENTATIVES GATTO, GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 41 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 92 UNIV. OF ALASKA & CORPORATE STOCK REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 18 SLA 06 05/01/2006
HB 357 STATUTORY REFERENCES TO DISABILITIES REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 25 SLA 06 05/09/2006
HB 393 INSURANCE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
CHAPTER 97 SLA 06 08/02/2006
HCR 1 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2005 REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 03/14/2005
HCR 2 IN-STATE NATURAL GAS NEEDS REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 05/17/2005
HCR 13 NATURAL GAS SPUR LINE CONSTRUCTION REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 02/06/2006
HJR 8 SUPPORTING ALASKA ARMY NATL. GUARD REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 05/19/2005
SB 10 PARENTAL LIABILITY FOR CHILD'S DAMAGE SENATORS GUESS, DYSON
(S) FIN 02/14/2006
SB 12 HUMAN TRAFFICKING/SEXTOURISM/PROCUREMENTS SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 72 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 54 PROTECTIVE ORDER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 36 SLA 06 05/18/2006
SB 55 AGRICULTURAL LAND SENATOR WAGONER
CHAPTER 37 SLA 06 05/19/2006
SB 60 EXTEND SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 8 SLA 05 04/09/2005
SB 63 USE SEAT BELT ROAD SIGNS SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 15 SLA 05 05/12/2005
SB 85 OFF-ROAD VEHICLE USE ON DALTON HIGHWAY SENATOR SEEKINS
(H) TRA 02/10/2006
SB 88 POLICY ON GENERAL FUND REVENUE SHORTFALL SENATOR WILKEN
(S) RLS 04/15/2005
SB 90 ALASKA TERRITORIAL GUARD DAY SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 17 SLA 05 05/12/2005
SB 104 PERMANENT FUND DIVIDEND FRAUD/ELIGIBILITY SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 42 SLA 06 05/25/2006
SB 117 RECORDED STATEMENTS OF CHILD VICTIMS SENATOR FRENCH
(S) FIN 04/04/2005
SB 118 ONLINE ENTICEMENT OF MINOR SENATOR FRENCH
(S) FIN 03/24/2005
SB 119 BAN ONLINE DIST. OF PORNOGRAPHY TO MINORS SENATOR FRENCH
(S) FIN 03/24/2005
SB 140 COMPUTERS & INTERNET SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 97 SLA 05 08/30/2005
SB 155 APPROP: SCHOOLS/UNIV/VIROLOGY LAB/MUSEUM SENATOR STEVENS B
RETURNED TO (H) FIN 05/07/2005
SB 216 BAIL RESTRICTIONS/UNLAWFUL EVASION SENATORS HUGGINS, GREEN
CHAPTER 57 SLA 06 06/13/2006
SB 224 OLDER ALASKANS' DAY SENATOR STEVENS G
CHAPTER 8 SLA 06 03/23/2006
SB 259 COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE & PFD SENATOR GUESS
(S) HES 02/01/2006
SB 274 GOVT. FIREARM DISPOSAL AND INVENTORY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 70 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SB 298 TRUSTS:LOANS;CLAIMS;POWERS/ IRAS SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 66 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SCR 2 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL YEAR 2005 SENATOR STEVENS G
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 05/17/2005
SJR 7 CONST. AM: ELECTED ATTORNEY GENERAL SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 02/14/2005
SJR 14 REPEAL FEDERAL ESTATE TAX SENATOR HUGGINS
(H) STA 04/21/2005
SJR 16 STATES' RIGHT TO REGULATE HUNTING/FISHING SENATOR THERRIAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 05/19/2005
SR 4 USPS AIR SHIPMENT OF BYPASS MAIL SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 3 05/27/2005