24th-26th Legislature (2005 -2010)

HOUSE
JAY RAMRAS





Representative Jay Ramras
District: 10
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
2005-2010 Representative

Date/Place of Birth:
July 31, 1964 Fairbanks, Alaska

Residency in Alaska:
Fairbanks: 1964 - present

Occupation:
Hotel and restaurant owner

Education:
Lathrop High School: 1981 Syracuse University, 1984 - B.A., American History

Alaska State House of Representatives:
Chair, Judiciary Committee: 2007 - 2008 Co-chair, Resources Committee: 2005 - 2006 Co-chair, Econ. Dev., Int'l Trade & Tourism Committee: 2005 - 2006 Member, Economic Development, International Trade & Tourism Committee: 2005 - 2006 Member, Joint Armed Services Committee: 2005 - 2006 Member, Labor & Commerce Committee: 2007 - 2008 Member, Military & Veterans' Affairs Special Committee : 2007 - 2008 Member, Oil & Gas Special Committee: 2007 - 2008 Member, State Affairs Committee: 2005 - 2006 Finance Subcommittees: - Commerce, Community & Economic Development: 2005 - 2006 - Fish & Game: 2005 - 2006 - Military & Veterans's Affairs: 2007 - 2008 - Natural Resources: 2005 - 2006 - Revenue: 2007 - 2008 - Transportation & Public Facilities: 2007 - 2008 - University Of Alaska: 2007 - 2008

Business and Professional Positions:
Owner; Jaybird's Wingworld Owner; Food Factory Owner; Pike's Landing Owner; Pike's Waterfront Lodge Owner; Aviator Greenhouse & Sweets

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Chamber of Commerce CHARR

Special Interests:
Host of Canned Food Day at the Fair Host of Letter Carrier's Canned Food Drive Host of Mush for Kids Alaska Children's Trust Host of Food Factory & Friends UAF Jazz Festival Softball Gardening

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 21 POLITICAL ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) STA 01/10/2005
HB 107 INTERFERENCE WITH FISH & GAME ACTIVITIES REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) FLD CONCUR(S)AM 05/09/2006
HB 109 SCREENING NEWBORN FOR HEARING/AUDIOLOGIST REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 43 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 118 CONFIDENTIALITY PROGRAM FOR VICTIMS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) STA 01/28/2005
HB 149 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES:METH & MARIJUANA REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 53 SLA 06 06/02/2006
HB 186 PERMANENT FUND: QUARTERLY PAYMENTS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) FIN 03/30/2005
HB 196 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PROJECT LOANS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) L&C 03/03/2005
HB 205 REVIEW AND SUSPENSION OF REGULATIONS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) JUD 03/07/2005
HB 213 ALCOHOL SERVER EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 75 SLA 05 07/14/2005
HB 255 APPROP: SPORT FISH HATCHERIES REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) FIN 04/06/2005
HB 256 RUTH BURNETT SPORT FISH HATCHERY REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 93 SLA 05 08/23/2005
HB 268 OVERTAKING/PASSING STATIONARY VEHICLES REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 49 SLA 06 06/01/2006
HB 269 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RELEASE LIABILITY REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 15 SLA 06 04/26/2006
HB 321 AGGRAVATED DRUNK DRIVING REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) FIN 02/10/2006
HB 334 MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL/EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 44 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 344 VEHICLE TRANSACTION AGENTS REPRESENTATIVES KOHRING, RAMRAS
(H) STA 01/09/2006
HB 382 RECORKING WINE SERVED WITH A MEAL REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) FIN 05/03/2006
HB 412 TUITION WAIVERS:MILITARY/POLICE/FIRE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) FIN 03/24/2006
HB 416 BUSINESS LICENSE FEE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) FIN 03/03/2006
HB 438 INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM, RECALL PETITIONS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) STA 02/08/2006
HCR 3 RENEWABLE ENERGY ALASKA PROJECT REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) RLS 03/15/2005
HCR 4 METH WATCH PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 55 06/13/2006
HCR 13 NATURAL GAS SPUR LINE CONSTRUCTION REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 02/06/2006
HCR 27 DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN IRAN AND N. KOREA REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) STA 01/25/2006



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 4 PROHIBIT TOBACCO USE UNTIL AGE 21 REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) L&C 01/10/2005
HB 9 HYDROGEN ENERGY RESEARCH PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) FIN 04/19/2005
HB 11 ADOPTION RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
(H) HES 01/10/2005
HB 12 TVS AND MONITORS IN MOTOR VEHICLES REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, LYNN, GARDNER, MCGUIRE
(S) STA 03/27/2006
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 22 90-DAY LEGISLATIVE SESSION REPRESENTATIVES SAMUELS, ROKEBERG
(H) FIN 04/29/2005
HB 31 WORKERS' COMP: DISEASE PRESUMPTION REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
(S) FIN 05/05/2006
HB 40 RETIRED PEACE OFFICER'S MEDICAL BENEFITS REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
(H) STA 01/10/2005
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 51 EMPLOYER ASSN FOR WORKERS' COMP INS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
(S) FIN 05/06/2006
HB 53 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID/ADOPTION/GUARDIAN REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 64 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 60 TRANSPORTATION OF DEAD BODIES REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(H) HES 01/10/2005
HB 61 GAMING: CALCUTTA POOLS & CRANE CLASSICS REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 43 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 75 HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 87 SLA 05 08/05/2005
HB 122 NATIONAL GUARD INSURANCE & OTHER RELIEF REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
(S) FIN 04/29/2006
HB 124 COLLECTION OF DNA/USE OF FORCE REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
CHAPTER 12 SLA 05 05/05/2005
HB 181 WAIVE CONTINUING EDUC. REQ FOR MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 63 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 201 PERM. FUND DIVIDEND APPS OF MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 83 SLA 05 07/21/2005
HB 208 STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY & FUND REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(S) FIN 02/21/2006
HB 219 STRANGULATION & SUFFOCATION CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 20 SLA 05 05/17/2005
HB 220 MENTAL HEALTH PATIENT RIGHTS:STAFF GENDER REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) FIN 04/04/2005
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 284 APPROP: STATUTORY BUDGET RESERVE FUND REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
(H) FIN 04/22/2005
HB 318 LIMITATION ON EMINENT DOMAIN REPRESENTATIVES MCGUIRE, HOLM, HAWKER
CHAPTER 84 SLA 06 07/05/2006
HB 335 ENERGY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) FIN 02/08/2006
HB 399 ELDER FRAUD AND ASSISTANCE/ OPA REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 64 SLA 06 06/15/2006
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 11 PARENTS' DAY REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 05/27/2005
HCR 30 AK CLIMATE IMPACT ASSESSMENT COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
LEGIS RESOLVE 49 07/07/2006
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 12 HUMAN TRAFFICKING/SEXTOURISM/PROCUREMENTS SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 72 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 90 ALASKA TERRITORIAL GUARD DAY SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 17 SLA 05 05/12/2005
SB 154 JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 70 SLA 05 07/13/2005
SB 218 SEX OFFENDERS/SENTENCING/ABUSE REPORTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 14 SLA 06 04/27/2006

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