19th-26th Legislature (1995 -2010)

SENATE
KIM ELTON





Senator Kim Elton
Resigned; 5:00pm 3/2/09
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 22 PLASTIC BAG FEE; ESTABLISH LITTER FUND SENATOR ELTON
(S) RES 01/21/2009
SB 23 REPEAL DEFINED CONTRIB RETIREMENT PLANS SENATOR ELTON
(S) FIN 03/25/2009
SB 29 NAMING THOMAS B. STEWART LEG. OFFICE BLDG SENATOR ELTON
CHAPTER 11 SLA 09 05/18/2009
SB 38 PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS; MANAGED CARE SENATOR ELTON
(S) L&C 04/06/2009
SB 94 PFD ALLOWABLE ABSENCE: ANTARCTIC PROGRAM SENATOR ELTON
(S) FIN 03/13/2009
SB 100 POST-TRIAL JUROR COUNSELING SENATOR ELTON
(S) JUD 02/04/2009
SB 104 STAN PRICE STATE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY SENATOR ELTON
(S) RES 02/09/2009



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 57 CHARTER/ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL FUNDING SENATOR THOMAS
CHAPTER 9 SLA 09 05/15/2009
SB 87 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ELIGIBILITY SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(S) FIN 02/11/2009
SB 93 MUNICIPAL AIR QUALITY PROPERTY TAX CREDIT SENATOR PASKVAN
(S) FIN 02/13/2009
SB 132 SOUTHEAST ENERGY FUND SENATOR STEDMAN
(S) FIN 04/19/2009
SR 6 OPPOSE TSA SECURITY RULE SENATOR THERRIAULT
SENATE RESOLVE 4 03/09/2009