22nd-30th Legislature (2001 -2018)

HOUSE
MIKE CHENAULT





Representative Mike Chenault
District: 34
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
2001-2008 Representative
2009-2016 Representative Speaker of the House
2017-2018 Representative House Minority Whip

Date/Place of Birth:
February 25, 1957 Hobbs, New Mexico

Family:
Wife - Tanna Children - Brandon, Elisha, Shanda, Miranda

Education:
Kenai Central High School: Graduated 1975

Alaska State House of Representatives:
Speaker of the House: 2009 - present Chair, Committee on Committees: 2009 - present Chair, Special Committee on Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2001 - 2002 Committee on Committees: 2005 - 2008 Econ. Dev., Trade & Tourism: 2009 - present Finance Committee: 2003 - present Labor & Commerce: 2009 - present Legislative Council: 2009 - present Legislative Budget & Audit: 2003 - 2008 Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2001 - 2003 Natural Gas Pipelines: 2001 - 2002 Oil & Gas: 2001 - 2002 Resources Committee: 2001 - 2002 Special Committee on Oil and Gas: 2001 - 2002 School District Costs Task Force: 2005 - 2007 Finance Subcommittees: - Administration: 2003 - 2004 - Corrections: 2001 - 2002 - Court System: 2005 - present - Governor: 2005 - present - Health & Social Services: 2001 - present - Legislature: 2005 - present - Military & Veterans Affairs: 2001 - 2002 - Public Safety: 2001 - 2002 - Resources: 2003 - 2004 - Revenue: 2005 - 2008 - University: 2007 - present

Other Political and Government Positions:
Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board: 1999 - 2000 Kenai Fire Service Board: 1999 - 2000

Business and Professional Positions:
Former President, North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Elks Club Moose Lodge

Special Interests:
Snow Machines, Golf, Fishing, Children's Sports, Bowling, Computers

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 27 MUNI PROP TAX EXEMPTION FOR POLICE HOMES REPRESENTATIVES CHENAULT, GRUENBERG
(S) CRA 04/19/2005
HB 184 FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 82 SLA 05 07/21/2005
HB 185 POSTSECONDARY STUDENT IMMUNIZATION REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 21 SLA 05 05/17/2005
HB 201 PERM. FUND DIVIDEND APPS OF MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 83 SLA 05 07/21/2005
HB 294 GAS EXPLORATION\DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) RES 02/03/2006
HB 296 ELECTRONIC BRACELETS FOR SEX OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) HES 05/03/2005
HB 327 DISCLOSURE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) HES 01/09/2006
HB 338 CERTIF. OF FITNESS FOR EXPLOSIVE HANDLERS REPRESENTATIVES CHENAULT, LYNN
CHAPTER 105 SLA 06 08/04/2006
HB 350 UNFAIR CLAIM SETTLEMENT PRACTICES REPRESENTATIVES CHENAULT, GRUENBERG
(H) JUD 04/21/2006
HB 399 ELDER FRAUD AND ASSISTANCE/ OPA REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 64 SLA 06 06/15/2006
HR 10 DISTRICT COST FACTOR TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
HOUSE RESOLVE 10 06/21/2005



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 1 INCREASE AMT OF BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
CHAPTER 6 FSSLA 05 07/22/2005
HB 13 SCHOOL FUNDING & SCHOOL BOND REIMBURSEMNT REPRESENTATIVES GATTO, GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 41 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 16 FUNDING FOR PUBLIC BOARDING SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 54 SLA 06 06/03/2006
HB 17 CINA; ADOPTION; FOSTER CARE REPRESENTATIVES ROKEBERG, GATTO
(H) HES 01/10/2005
HB 18 INCREASE AMT OF BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(H) EDU 01/12/2005
HB 20 EDUCATION FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(H) RLS 04/04/2005
HB 26 SHORT-TERM COM FISHING CREWMEMBER LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE MOSES BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 59 SLA 05 06/24/2005
HB 30 APPROP: K-12 EDU OPERATING/DEBT EXPENSES REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
(H) RLS 02/28/2005
HB 41 ASSAULT ON SCHOOL GROUNDS, EVENTS, BUSES REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 86 SLA 06 07/06/2006
HB 42 JOSEPH C WILLIAMS, SR., COASTAL TRAIL REPRESENTATIVE ELKINS
CHAPTER 9 SLA 05 04/20/2005
HB 62 AUTOMATED POLITICAL TELEPHONE CALLS REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
(H) STA 01/10/2005
HB 109 SCREENING NEWBORN FOR HEARING/AUDIOLOGIST REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 43 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 122 NATIONAL GUARD INSURANCE & OTHER RELIEF REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
(S) FIN 04/29/2006
HB 155 YOUTH COURTS AND CRIMINAL FINES REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
(S) FIN 04/15/2005
HB 178 SPECIAL REQUEST LICENSE PLATES REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
CHAPTER 96 SLA 05 08/27/2005
HB 199 EXEMPT UHAULS FROM VEHICLE RENTAL TAX REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(H) FIN 04/15/2005
HB 210 BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN TESTING REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 48 SLA 05 06/24/2005
HB 219 STRANGULATION & SUFFOCATION CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 20 SLA 05 05/17/2005
HB 273 PFD: DELAY PAYMENT FOR ALLOWABLE ABSENCES REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
RETURNED TO (H) RLS 04/24/2006
HB 277 GAMBLE-SPERL UAS JOINT USE FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
CHAPTER 45 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 286 VALUE OF ROYALTY ON GAS PROD./ TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
CHAPTER 81 SLA 05 07/21/2005
HB 287 MEDICAL FACILITY CERTIFICATE OF NEED REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(H) HES 04/27/2005
HB 308 CALLER ID HACKERS REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(S) FIN 04/25/2006
HB 346 CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS REPRESENTATIVES NEUMAN, LYNN
(H) JUD 04/06/2006
HB 400 CONFISCATION OF FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 32 SLA 06 05/18/2006
HB 482 SCHOOL:BULLYING/HARASSMENT/INTIMIDATION REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
CHAPTER 109 SLA 06 08/08/2006
HCR 2 IN-STATE NATURAL GAS NEEDS REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 05/17/2005
HCR 6 REESTABLISH INFO INFRASTRUCTURE TASKFORCE REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 05/22/2006
HCR 7 COOK INLET OIL & GAS PLATFORM ABANDONMENT REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 05/27/2005
HCR 11 PARENTS' DAY REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 05/27/2005
HJR 4 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
RETURNED TO (S) RLS 02/07/2005
HJR 6 LABELING OF FISH /SHELLFISH PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 05/19/2005
HJR 8 SUPPORTING ALASKA ARMY NATL. GUARD REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 05/19/2005
SB 60 EXTEND SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 8 SLA 05 04/09/2005
SB 90 ALASKA TERRITORIAL GUARD DAY SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 17 SLA 05 05/12/2005
SB 129 WRONGFUL FILING OF LIS PENDENS SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 27 SLA 05 05/20/2005
SB 154 JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 70 SLA 05 07/13/2005
SB 200 USE OF FORCE TO PROTECT SELF/HOME/PROP. SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 68 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SB 209 ACCESS TO LICENSED CLUB PREMISES SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 69 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SB 218 SEX OFFENDERS/SENTENCING/ABUSE REPORTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 14 SLA 06 04/27/2006
SB 274 GOVT. FIREARM DISPOSAL AND INVENTORY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 70 SLA 06 06/15/2006