23rd-30th Legislature (2003 -2018)

HOUSE
LES GARA





Representative Les Gara
Email: Representative.Les.Gara@akleg.gov
District: 18
Party: Democrat
Toll-Free: 888-465-2647
Session Contact
State Capitol Room 511
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-2647
Fax:
Interim Contact
1500 W. Benson Blvd.
Anchorage AK, 99503
Phone: 907-269-0106
Fax: 907-269-0109

Legislative Service
2003-2018 Representative

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 17 STUDENT LOAN PRINCIPAL REDUCTIONS REPRESENTATIVES GARA, DRUMMOND, GUTTENBERG, HOLMES, KAWASAKI, KERTTULA, TUCK, TARR, JOSEPHSON, KREISS-TOMKINS
(H) EDC 01/16/2013
HB 48 CORPORATE INCOME TAX FOR NEW CORPORATIONS REPRESENTATIVES GARA, TARR, JOSEPHSON, TUCK
(H) L&C 02/12/2014
HB 54 PLACEMENT OF A CHILD IN NEED OF AID REPRESENTATIVES GARA, THOMPSON
(H) RLS 04/10/2013
HB 86 ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION/ABSENTEE VOTING REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) STA 01/28/2013
HB 95 BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION; DISTRICT PLAN REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) EDC 02/01/2013
HB 157 LIFETIME RESIDENT FISHING/HUNTING LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) FSH 03/13/2013
HB 201 PESTICIDES AND BROADCAST CHEMICALS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) FSH 04/08/2013
HB 215 LABEL GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD REPRESENTATIVES TARR, GARA, KAWASAKI, KREISS-TOMKINS
(H) RES 01/21/2014
HB 220 SECONDARY SCHOOL EXIT EXAM; PERF REPORT REPRESENTATIVES HIGGINS, MILLETT, GARA, GATTIS, T.WILSON, THOMPSON
(S) FIN 03/26/2014
HB 233 SEXUAL ABUSE/ASSAULT PREVENTION PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVES TARR, GARA, DRUMMOND, JOSEPHSON
(H) FIN 03/28/2014
HB 238 PROCUREMENT PREF: AK GROWN FISH/AG PRODS REPRESENTATIVES TARR, GARA
(H) FIN 04/02/2014
HB 243 REJECT RECOMMENDATION OF COMP. COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVES CHENAULT, T.WILSON, HUGHES, SEATON, LYNN, HAWKER, FOSTER, NAGEAK, THOMPSON, P.WILSON, MILLETT, JOHNSON, OLSON, GARA, KAWASAKI, TUCK, JOSEPHSON, DRUMMOND, GUTTENBERG, KREISS-TOMKINS, SADDLER
(H) FIN 01/21/2014
HB 249 BAN GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SEEDS & PLANTS REPRESENTATIVES KAWASAKI, GARA
(H) RES 01/21/2014
HB 259 ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE REGISTRY REPRESENTATIVES GARA, COSTELLO
(H) HSS 01/21/2014
HB 261 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS PAYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVES TARR, DRUMMOND, GARA, GRUENBERG, GUTTENBERG, JOSEPHSON, KAWASAKI, KERTTULA, TUCK
(H) HSS 01/21/2014
HB 304 LEASES FOR LEGISLATIVE OFFICE SPACE REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) L&C 02/17/2014
HB 313 MITIGATING FACTOR: COMBAT-RELATED PTSD REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) JUD 03/24/2014
HB 330 DISCLOSURE OF VEHICLE SERVICE COMMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) L&C 02/21/2014
HB 331 BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION; PRINCIPALS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) EDC 02/24/2014
HB 338 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) RES 02/24/2014
HJR 8 AMEND U.S. CONST. RE CAMPAIGN MONEY REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) STA 02/15/2013
HJR 17 CONST AM: GUARANTEE PERM FUND DIVIDEND REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) STA 04/03/2013
HJR 27 AMEND U.S. CONST. RE CAMPAIGN MONEY REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) STA 02/21/2014
HJR 28 CONST. AM: REDISTRICTING BOARD REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) STA 02/26/2014



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 12 ABSENTEE VOTING REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) STA 01/16/2013
HB 36 EXEMPT DISCHARGES FROM USE OF MUNITIONS REPRESENTATIVE T.WILSON
CHAPTER 5 SLA 13 04/09/2013
HB 40 MUNICIPAL TAX EXEMPTION: FARM STRUCTURES REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
CHAPTER 66 SLA 13 06/28/2013
HB 45 ELECTRONIC BULLYING IN SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVES COSTELLO, GATTIS, HUGHES, JOSEPHSON
(S) JUD 04/17/2014
HB 46 WAIVE CDL SKILL TEST FOR CERTAIN VETERANS REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 27 SLA 13 06/02/2013
HB 50 MULTI-UNIT HOUSING: COMMERCIAL USE REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
CHAPTER 57 SLA 13 06/26/2013
HB 67 VIETNAM VETERANS DAY REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
CHAPTER 3 SLA 13 03/27/2013
HB 71 AK REGIONAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
CHAPTER 2 SLA 14 03/25/2014
HB 84 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT/TEMP. LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 28 SLA 13 06/02/2013
HB 88 STATUTORY REFS TO MENTAL RETARDATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 42 SLA 13 06/03/2013
HB 96 CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE TARR
(H) L&C 02/01/2013
HB 97 LEGISLATIVE OFFICE ACCOUNTS REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) STA 02/01/2013
HB 103 FEE/TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) TRA 02/06/2013
HB 110 BARBED HOOKS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(H) RES 03/22/2013
HB 111 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(H) RES 02/11/2013
HB 116 PERS CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 81 SLA 14 07/10/2014
HB 125 TOPICAL EYE MEDS PRESCRIPTION REFILLS REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
CHAPTER 38 SLA 13 06/03/2013
HB 128 PREKINDERGARTEN SCHOOL PROGRAMS/PLANS REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) EDC 02/18/2013
HB 130 JAY HAMMOND DAY REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 68 SLA 13 07/10/2013
HB 131 ABANDONED AND DERELICT VESSELS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 65 SLA 13 06/27/2013
HB 132 PRICE GOUGING INVOLVING ENERGY RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) L&C 02/20/2013
HB 134 MEDICAID PAYMENT FOR MEDISET PRESCRIPTION REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
(S) RLS 04/16/2014
HB 138 LAYOFF NOTICES FOR TENURED TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
(S) EDC 04/03/2013
HB 139 SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) STA 02/22/2013
HB 140 REGULATIONS: NOTICE, REVIEW, COMMENT REPRESENTATIVE REINBOLD
CHAPTER 87 SLA 14 07/16/2014
HB 146 PROOF OF MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE HIGGINS
CHAPTER 24 SLA 13 05/29/2013
HB 150 TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
(H) FIN 04/06/2013
HB 153 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL PARKWAY REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
CHAPTER 67 SLA 13 07/10/2013
HB 160 LICENSING OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 36 SLA 14 06/18/2014
HB 179 BROADBAND DISCOUNTS FOR SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE NAGEAK
(H) FIN 04/08/2013
HB 199 VPSO FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 97 SLA 14 07/18/2014
HB 204 SALMON & HERRING PRODUCT DEV'T TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
(S) FIN 04/09/2014
HB 210 SCHOOLS: RESTRAINT, SECLUSION, CRISIS TRG REPRESENTATIVES MILLETT, AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 95 SLA 14 07/16/2014
HB 211 EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES REPRESENTATIVES MILLETT, GATTIS, HOLMES, HUGHES, LEDOUX, JOSEPHSON
CHAPTER 19 SLA 14 05/29/2014
HB 216 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES OF THE STATE REPRESENTATIVES KREISS-TOMKINS, MILLETT, EDGMON, NAGEAK, HERRON
CHAPTER 116 SLA 14 10/23/2014
HB 217 DR. WALTER SOBOLEFF DAY REPRESENTATIVES KREISS-TOMKINS, P.WILSON, MUNOZ, KERTTULA
CHAPTER 109 SLA 14 07/30/2014
HB 223 MUNI TAX EXEMPTION: MIL. FACILITY ZONE REPRESENTATIVES THOMPSON, ISAACSON, SADDLER, TARR
CHAPTER 57 SLA 14 07/07/2014
HB 224 BAN NEONICOTINOID PESTICIDES REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
(H) RES 01/21/2014
HB 227 PAID SICK LEAVE REPRESENTATIVES TARR, DRUMMOND, KERTTULA, GRUENBERG
(H) L&C 01/21/2014
HB 228 NURSING MOTHERS IN WORKPLACE REPRESENTATIVES TARR, DRUMMOND, KERTTULA, JOSEPHSON, KAWASAKI, GRUENBERG
(H) L&C 01/21/2014
HB 230 AIDEA BONDS FOR PROCESSING FACILITIES REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(H) FIN 03/31/2014
HB 239 EXTEND BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN OPTOMETRY REPRESENTATIVE REINBOLD
CHAPTER 34 SLA 14 06/18/2014
HB 240 EXTEND BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS REPRESENTATIVE REINBOLD
CHAPTER 32 SLA 14 06/18/2014
HB 241 EXTEND BOARD OF MARITAL & FAMILY THERAPY REPRESENTATIVE REINBOLD
CHAPTER 33 SLA 14 06/18/2014
HB 242 EXTEND PT & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY BOARD REPRESENTATIVE REINBOLD
CHAPTER 31 SLA 14 06/18/2014
HB 247 PEACE OFFICER/FIREFIGHTER RETIREMENT REPRESENTATIVES HOLMES, MILLETT, LEDOUX
(H) L&C 01/21/2014
HB 263 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS PAYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 113 SLA 14 08/06/2014
HB 273 EXTENDING COUNCIL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
(H) FIN 02/19/2014
HB 290 EXPAND MEDICAID COVERAGE REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) HSS 01/30/2014
HB 297 HOME ENERGY RATING SYSTEMS REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
CHAPTER 75 SLA 14 07/10/2014
HB 317 TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES NEAR SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(H) TRA 04/02/2014
HB 320 JURY SERVICE EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(H) EDC 02/21/2014
HB 321 CHARTER SCHOOLS: FUNDING, FACILITIES REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(H) EDC 02/21/2014
HB 327 PRODUCTION TAX ON CERTAIN NATURAL GAS REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(H) RES 02/21/2014
HB 328 BOARD/LICENSING OF MASSAGE THERAPISTS REPRESENTATIVE NAGEAK
CHAPTER 114 SLA 14 08/11/2014
HB 337 PUBLIC RECORDS WEBSITE REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
(H) STA 02/24/2014
HB 357 ACCESS TO CLUB'S LICENSED PREMISES REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 101 SLA 14 07/28/2014
HB 361 LICENSING OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 41 SLA 14 06/18/2014
HCR 8 EXPAND MEDICAID UNDER AFFORDABLE CARE ACT REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) HSS 03/20/2013
HCR 21 CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH REPRESENTATIVE TARR
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 04/17/2014
HJR 5 OPPOSE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON REPRESENTATIVE TARR
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 04/15/2013
HJR 6 LEGACY OIL WELL CLEAN UP/AWARENESS; NPR-A REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 06/26/2013
HJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
(H) RLS 03/01/2013
HJR 9 MINING/PROCESSING OF RARE EARTH ELEMENTS REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
(H) RES 02/15/2013
HJR 12 SUPPORT IN-STATE FIREARMS MANUFACTURING REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 06/20/2013
HJR 15 FEDERAL CONTAMINATION OF ANCSA LANDS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 03/04/2014
HJR 23 GOOD FRIDAY EARTHQUAKE REMEMBRANCE DAY REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 03/04/2014
HJR 24 ARCTIC COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 34 07/17/2014
HJR 25 VETERANS: AGENT ORANGE, TOXIN EXPOSURE REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX
LEGIS RESOLVE 69 07/10/2014
HJR 30 IZEMBEK LAND EXCHANGE REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 38 09/19/2014
HR 5 FED. ASSESSMENT OF 2012 ARCTIC OPERATIONS REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
HOUSE RESOLVE 5 01/31/2013
SB 12 PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SENATOR FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 59 SLA 13 06/26/2013
SB 37 EXTEND SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL SENATOR FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 37 SLA 13 06/03/2013
SB 47 DISTRICT OPERATED BOARDING SCHOOLS SENATOR COGHILL
CHAPTER 48 SLA 13 06/18/2013
SB 71 FISHERY RESOURCE LANDING TAX; TAX CREDIT SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 69 SLA 14 07/08/2014
SB 77 BIG GAME HUNTING WITH CHILDREN SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 107 SLA 14 07/29/2014
SB 87 NEWBORN SCREENING FOR HEART DEFECTS SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 56 SLA 13 06/26/2013
SB 99 AIDEA BONDS, LOANS, FUND; AEA LOAN SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 20 SLA 14 06/16/2014
SB 110 RETURN OF SEIZED PROPERTY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 91 SLA 14 07/16/2014
SB 124 EXTENDING COUNCIL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 43 SLA 14 06/18/2014
SB 169 IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM; VACCINE ASSESSMENTS SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 30 SLA 14 06/18/2014
SB 183 EXTEND EMERGING ENERGY TECHNOLOGY FUND SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 94 SLA 14 07/16/2014
SB 194 TOURISM MARKETING BOARD SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 76 SLA 14 07/10/2014
SB 195 POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION LOANS/GRANTS SENATOR FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 89 SLA 14 07/16/2014
SJR 8 MINING/PROCESSING OF RARE EARTH ELEMENTS SENATOR MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 06/26/2013
SJR 23 CONST. AM: STUDENT LOAN DEBT SENATOR FAIRCLOUGH
HELD TO 4/25 CAL(H) 04/25/2014