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:

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 3 REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVER'S LICENSE/I.D. REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, HAWKER, CHENAULT, STOLTZE, RAMRAS, JOHNSON
FAILED (H) 03/29/2010
HB 66 NET ENERGY METERING REPRESENTATIVES SEATON, AUSTERMAN, GATTO, RAMRAS, MUNOZ, P.WILSON, BUCH
(H) ENE 01/20/2009
HB 79 GAS ROYALTY & TAX FUND/PCE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) FIN 01/21/2009
HB 88 EXTEND BAR ASS'N BOARD OF GOVERNORS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 46 SLA 09 06/20/2009
HB 98 ALCOHOL: MINOR CONSUMING/LOCAL OPTION REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 88 SLA 10 06/16/2010
HB 108 PROP. FORECLOSURE/EXECUTION/TRUST DEEDS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 62 SLA 10 06/09/2010
HB 114 STATE TRANS FACILITY FOR EMERGENCY AID REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 40 SLA 10 06/02/2010
HB 120 PIPELINE CONTRACT CARRIERS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) RES 02/06/2009
HB 129 POWER TO REVOKE REAL ESTATE LICENSES REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 54 SLA 09 07/09/2009
HB 144 UNIFORM PROBATE CODE; TRUSTS, WILLS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) RLS 02/03/2010
HB 146 TRANSFER RESTRICTIONS ON TRUSTS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) RLS 02/08/2010
HB 234 LAND GRANT TO UNIV. OF ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS BY REQUEST
(H) RES 04/16/2009
HB 251 VEHICLE LIENS/TOWING/STORAGE/TRANSPORT REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 113 SLA 10 06/28/2010
HB 253 MECHANIC/MATERIALMEN LIENS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 51 SLA 10 06/09/2010
HB 264 PIPELINE FROM OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) RES 02/26/2010
HB 274 ESTABLISHING PURPLE HEART DAY REPRESENTATIVES DAHLSTROM, GARDNER, BUCH, KELLER, PETERSEN, LYNN, GATTO, TUCK, DOOGAN, THOMAS, HAWKER, GUTTENBERG, RAMRAS, FAIRCLOUGH, JOHNSON, MILLETT, HERRON
CHAPTER 2 SLA 10 03/22/2010
HB 287 UNIFORM DISCLAIMER OF PROPERTY INTERESTS REPRESENTATIVES RAMRAS, GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 63 SLA 10 06/09/2010
HB 345 SAM SCHUYLER MEMORIAL BRIDGE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 107 SLA 10 06/25/2010
HB 383 TRANSFER CERTAIN DNR DUTIES TO DCCED REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) RES 03/23/2010
HCR 2 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 08/03/2010
HCR 3 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) RES 03/02/2009
HCR 4 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) RES 03/02/2009
HCR 5 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) RES 03/02/2009
HCR 12 URGING REEVALUATION OF AGIA LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/18/2009
HCR 18 STATE LIABILITY UNDER AGIA REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) RES 01/19/2010
HCR 19 AIDEA REPORT ON IN-STATE FUEL STORAGE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) FIN 04/11/2010
HJR 24 FED. SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM/MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 04/15/2010
HJR 36 CONST. AM: LIMITING TAXES ON GAS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) RES 01/19/2010
HR 11 REQUESTING STATUS REPORTS ON AGIA PROJECT REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/19/2009



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 9 CAPITAL PUNISHMENT REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) FIN 04/10/2009
HB 13 PROPERTY CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) FIN 04/02/2009
HB 24 PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE FOR VETERANS REPRESENTATIVES FAIRCLOUGH, GATTO, LYNN
CHAPTER 45 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HB 31 NET ENERGY METERING REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
(H) ENE 01/20/2009
HB 33 RAISE COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE AGE REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
(H) EDC 01/20/2009
HB 35 NOTICE & CONSENT FOR MINOR'S ABORTION REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) HSS 04/03/2009
HB 49 EMINENT DOMAIN: RECREATIONAL STRUCTURES REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
CHAPTER 51 SLA 09 07/09/2009
HB 50 LIMIT OVERTIME FOR REGISTERED NURSES REPRESENTATIVES P.WILSON, GARA, TUCK, PETERSEN, LYNN, SEATON, GATTO, CISSNA, MUNOZ, GARDNER
CHAPTER 118 SLA 10 07/07/2010
HB 58 EDUC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVES THOMAS, P.WILSON, MILLETT
(H) FIN 04/01/2009
HB 70 FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
CHAPTER 11 SLA 10 05/04/2010
HB 73 LICENSE PLATES: FIREFIGHTER/EMT/FRAT. ORG REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
CHAPTER 116 SLA 10 07/01/2010
HB 87 MED BENEFITS OF DISABLED PEACE OFFICERS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) L&C 01/26/2009
HB 121 MUNICIPAL AIR QUALITY PROPERTY TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 26 SLA 09 05/25/2009
HB 137 COMPACT: EDUCATION OF MILITARY CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 10 SLA 09 05/15/2009
HB 156 ALLOWING CERTAIN LANDFILL FEE WAIVERS REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
CHAPTER 40 SLA 09 06/20/2009
HB 161 JUNEAU SUBPORT BLDG/AHFC BLDG REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
(S) FIN 04/09/2009
HB 168 TRAUMA CARE CENTERS/FUND REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 98 SLA 10 06/21/2010
HB 174 POST-CONVICTION DNA TESTING REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(H) JUD 03/09/2009
HB 177 MARINE & MOTORIZED RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 28 SLA 09 05/25/2009
HB 185 LABOR NEUTRALITY FOR STATE CONTRACTS REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
(H) L&C 03/12/2009
HB 186 AK FIREARMS EXEMPT FROM FED. REGULATION REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 23 SLA 10 05/27/2010
HB 201 CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
CHAPTER 50 SLA 09 07/09/2009
HB 202 RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLER SYSTEMS REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(S) STA 04/01/2010
HB 209 SURCHARGE: OIL EXPORTED TO CERTAIN STATES REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) RES 03/30/2009
HB 238 LANDLORD REJECTION OF OCCUPANT/SUBLEASE REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(S) L&C 04/15/2010
HB 241 DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN IRAN REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
(H) FIN 03/31/2010
HB 244 PROHIBIT EMISSIONS INSPECTION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
(H) CRA 04/18/2009
HB 262 MOTORCYCLE/SCOOTER AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVES KELLER, HERRON, PETERSEN, LYNN, SEATON
CHAPTER 9 SLA 10 05/01/2010
HB 280 NATURAL GAS: STORAGE/ TAX CREDITS REPRESENTATIVES HAWKER, CHENAULT
CHAPTER 16 SLA 10 05/12/2010
HB 303 SMALL BUSINESS ENERGY EFFICIENCY GRANTS REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
(H) ENE 01/19/2010
HB 307 SEXUAL ASSAULT PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
CHAPTER 4 SLA 10 03/31/2010
HB 308 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(H) RES 01/19/2010
HB 312 ADVISORY VOTE ON IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) FIN 02/05/2010
HB 319 CONCEALED HANDGUNS/ FED FIREMARMS FORMS REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 24 SLA 10 05/27/2010
HB 331 YOUTH COURTS AND CRIMINAL FINES REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
(H) FIN 03/01/2010
HB 334 MILITARY DEPLOYMENT AND CHILD CUSTODY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
CHAPTER 44 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HB 367 TAX CREDITS FOR EDUCATIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
(H) FIN 03/29/2010
HB 369 IN-STATE PIPELINE/COORDINATOR/TEAM REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 7 SLA 10 04/26/2010
HB 377 VOLUNTEER AMATEUR SPORTS OFFICIALS REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
CHAPTER 8 SLA 10 04/30/2010
HB 378 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(H) RES 02/23/2010
HB 381 SELF DEFENSE REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
(S) FIN 04/18/2010
HCR 7 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 06/02/2009
HCR 16 PROCLAIMING SENATOR DANIEL INOUYE DAY REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 06/08/2009
HCR 20 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
LEGIS RESOLVE 34 04/13/2010
HJR 8 CONST. AM: APPROP. LIMIT/MINERAL REVENUE REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
(S) STA 04/13/2010
HJR 12 GROUND-BASED MIDCOURSE DEFENSE SYSTEM REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 07/22/2009
HJR 16 DISABLED VETERANS PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 06/04/2010
HJR 17 OPPOSE H.R. 45 (BLAIR HOLT FIREARM LIC.) REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 07/10/2009
HJR 18 OPPOSING ANWR WILDERNESS DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 07/29/2009
HJR 21 GROUNDFISH FISHERIES LICENSES REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
(S) RLS 04/06/2009
HJR 29 DESIGNATING 2009 AS THE YEAR OF ARMY NCO REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
(H) RLS 04/02/2009
HJR 31 SUPPORT SOLDIERS' BURIAL DESIGNATIONS REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 07/09/2009
HJR 33 RESTART COOK INLET PRODUCTION REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
(S) RES 04/19/2009
HJR 35 CONST AM: HEALTH CARE REPRESENTATIVES KELLY, KELLER, P.WILSON, GATTO
FAILED (H) 04/15/2010
HJR 45 OPPOSE FEDERAL CAP AND TRADE LEGISLATION REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 67 08/03/2010
HJR 47 SMALL VESSEL CARGO EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE JOHANSEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 68 08/03/2010
HJR 49 OPPOSING EPA CLEAN AIR ACT REGULATIONS REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 70 08/03/2010
HR 6 DEVELOP MENTAL HEALTH TRUST LAND REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
HOUSE RESOLVE 6 05/05/2009
HR 7 URGE REPEAL OF FEDERAL ESTATE/GIFT TAX REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
HOUSE RESOLVE 8 06/08/2009
HR 10 IN SUPPORT OF SENATOR TED STEVENS REPRESENTATIVE R.FOSTER
HOUSE RESOLVE 7 06/02/2009
HR 12 SUPPORTING KENSINGTON GOLD MINE REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
HOUSE RESOLVE 9 06/08/2009
HR 13 ANCHORAGE VEHICLE INSPECTION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
HOUSE RESOLVE 10 03/17/2010
HR 14 OPPOSE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE REFORM BILLS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
RETURNED TO (H) RLS 03/19/2010
SB 32 MEDICAID:HOME/COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES SENATOR ELLIS
(H) FIN 04/14/2009
SB 45 VETERANS' CEMETERY/FUND/PLATES/PREFERENCE SENATORS HUGGINS, THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 21 SLA 09 05/25/2009
SB 48 PUBLIC MEETINGS/ MUNI SERVICE AREA BDS SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 25 SLA 09 05/25/2009
SB 57 CHARTER/ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL FUNDING SENATOR THOMAS
CHAPTER 9 SLA 09 05/15/2009
SB 194 MINORS: ALCOHOL VIOLATIONS/ I.D. CARDS SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 10 06/16/2010
SCR 14 FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH SENATOR EGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 08/03/2010
SJR 3 FIREARMS IN NATIONAL PARK SENATOR THERRIAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 07/09/2009
SJR 10 SUPPORT S. 371-CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROC. SENATOR THOMAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 07/10/2009
SJR 17 DESIGNATING 2009 AS THE YEAR OF ARMY NCO SENATOR HUGGINS
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 06/17/2009

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