19th-26th Legislature (1995 -2010)

SENATE
KIM ELTON





Senator Kim Elton
District: B
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1995-1998 Representative
1999-2008 Senator
2009-2010 Senator Resigned 3/2/09, 5:00 pm

Date and Place of Birth:
April 9, 1948 Havre, Montana

Occupation:
Writer and Contractor

Spouse:
Marylou

Residency in Alaska:
1961-present

Education:
High School - Juneau Douglas High School 1962-66 College/University - St. Olaf College, 1966-68; University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1972-74

Military Service:
U.S. Army, 1969-71, Vietnam service, Honorable Discharge

Political and Government Positions:
State Senate 1999-Present; House of Representatives, 1995-98; Member, Labor & Commerce Committee, Special Committee on Fisheries, Community & Regional Affairs Committee; Executive Director, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute; Juneau Borough Assembly Member, 1989-1994; Assistant State Ombudsman; Staff, Legislative Ethics Committee; Director of Policy for Lieutenant Governor Terry Miller; Member, State Board of Education's Task Force on School Funding

Business and Professional Positions:
Editor, Juneau Empire, 1976-78; Newspaper Reporter/Editor for Anchorage Times and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner; Commercial Fishing (troller); Member, Alaska State Salary Commission

Special Interests:
Hiking, black & white photography, fishing, golf

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 5 OPTIONAL BLANKET PRIMARY SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 01/11/2005
SB 18 AUTO DEALERS DISCLOSURE DATA RECORDER SENATOR ELTON
(S) TRA 01/11/2005
SB 25 GENETICALLY MODIFIED FISH/FISH PRODUCTS SENATORS ELTON, STEVENS G
CHAPTER 26 SLA 05 05/19/2005
SB 30 POSTSECONDARY STUDENT IMMUNIZATION SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 01/11/2005
SB 31 PERS\TRS REHIRES SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 03/08/2005
SB 37 TRANSPORTATION OF DEAD BODIES SENATORS ELTON, DYSON
(S) HES 01/11/2005
SB 38 MODIFICATION OF OIL SEVERANCE TAX SENATOR ELTON
(S) RES 01/11/2005
SB 39 BALLOT PROPOSITIONS AND TITLES SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 01/11/2005
SB 111 FOUNDATION FORMULA INFLATION ADJUSTMENT SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 02/18/2005
SB 176 GAMBLE-SPERL UAS JOINT USE FACILITY SENATOR ELTON
(S) STA 04/15/2005
SB 190 MARINE PARKS ADDITIONS/HUNTING ALLOWED SENATOR ELTON
(S) RES 04/28/2005
SB 199 SCHOOL NUTRITION SUPPORT GRANTS SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 02/03/2006
SB 220 JURY DEFERRAL FOR BREAST-FEEDING WOMEN SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 01/09/2006
SB 226 MUNICIPAL ENDOWMENT PROGRAM SENATOR ELTON
(S) CRA 01/09/2006
SB 227 APPROPRIATIONS; MUNICIPAL ENDOWMENT FUND SENATOR ELTON
(S) CRA 01/09/2006
SB 277 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ELIGIBILITY SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 02/13/2006
SB 293 PUBLIC EMPLOYEES'/TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SENATOR ELTON
(S) FIN 04/26/2006
SB 294 TELE. SOLICITATION; HUNTING/FISHING LIC. SENATOR ELTON
(S) L&C 02/14/2006
SJR 3 LABELING OF FISH PRODUCTS SENATOR ELTON
(S) RES 01/14/2005



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 19 PESTICIDE & BROADCAST CHEMICALS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 42 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 53 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID/ADOPTION/GUARDIAN REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 64 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 81 CONTRACTORS & HOME INSPECTORS REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
CHAPTER 9 SLA 06 03/23/2006
HB 91 INDECENT EXPOSURE TO MINORS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 62 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 92 UNIV. OF ALASKA & CORPORATE STOCK REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 18 SLA 06 05/01/2006
HB 109 SCREENING NEWBORN FOR HEARING/AUDIOLOGIST REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 43 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 116 LIABILITY FOR ALCOHOL LAW VIOLATIONS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 05 07/14/2005
HB 120 SAFETY FOR HEALTHCARE EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 73 SLA 05 07/14/2005
HB 122 NATIONAL GUARD INSURANCE & OTHER RELIEF REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
(S) FIN 04/29/2006
HB 136 DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE SENTENCING REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 68 SLA 05 07/13/2005
HB 148 TRAFFICKING OF PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(S) FIN 02/01/2006
HB 181 WAIVE CONTINUING EDUC. REQ FOR MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 63 SLA 05 06/30/2005
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 219 STRANGULATION & SUFFOCATION CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 20 SLA 05 05/17/2005
HB 277 GAMBLE-SPERL UAS JOINT USE FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
CHAPTER 45 SLA 05 06/07/2005
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
HB 441 THERAPEUTIC COURT FOR DUI/SENTENCING REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 56 SLA 06 06/08/2006
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 30 AK CLIMATE IMPACT ASSESSMENT COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
LEGIS RESOLVE 49 07/07/2006
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
HJR 9 EXXON VALDEZ JUDGMENT: CONGRESS/REOPENER REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 08/30/2006
HJR 27 ALLOTMENTS FOR NATIVE VIETNAM VETERANS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 06/01/2006
HJR 31 FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS DAY REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 08/30/2006
SB 8 NURSE EDUC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM SENATOR FRENCH
(S) HES 01/11/2005
SB 12 HUMAN TRAFFICKING/SEXTOURISM/PROCUREMENTS SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 72 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 22 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR BIRTHING CENTERS SENATORS DAVIS, DYSON
CHAPTER 78 SLA 05 07/14/2005
SB 24 REEMPLOYMENT OF RETIREES SENATOR STEVENS G
(H) STA 05/07/2005
SB 48 PSYCH. EVALUATION/TREATMENT FOR STUDENTS SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 76 SLA 06 06/19/2006
SB 54 PROTECTIVE ORDER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 36 SLA 06 05/18/2006
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 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 106 SALE OF METHAMPHETAMINE AND PRECURSORS SENATOR GUESS
(S) JUD 02/14/2005
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 127 EXEC. BRANCH ETHICS: FINANCIAL INTERESTS SENATOR FRENCH
(S) JUD 04/28/2005
SB 134 PILOT PROJECT: SEX OFFENSE VICTIMS RIGHTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 74 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 140 COMPUTERS & INTERNET SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 97 SLA 05 08/30/2005
SB 149 PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION SENATOR GUESS
(S) JUD 04/22/2005
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 285 LEGISLATIVE DISCLOSURES SENATOR FRENCH
(S) JUD 05/03/2006
SB 290 LIFE INSURANCE FOR NATIONAL GUARD SENATOR HUGGINS
(S) FIN 02/27/2006
SB 291 MUNICIPAL HARBOR FACILITY GRANTS SENATOR STEDMAN
CHAPTER 62 SLA 06 06/14/2006
SB 292 NET PRODUCTION TAX ON OIL SENATOR FRENCH
(S) RES 02/17/2006
SCR 2 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL YEAR 2005 SENATOR STEVENS G
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 05/17/2005
SCR 9 SUPPORTING KENSINGTON GOLD MINE SENATOR STEVENS B
(S) RES 04/20/2005
SJR 9 URGE CONGRESS HONOR EXXON VALDEZ JUDGMENT SENATOR STEVENS G
(S) RES 02/18/2005
SJR 17 COLLECT MORE EXXON VALDEZ SPILL DAMAGES SENATOR FRENCH
(S) JUD 04/27/2006
SR 4 USPS AIR SHIPMENT OF BYPASS MAIL SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 3 05/27/2005