26th-29th Legislature (2009 -2016)

HOUSE
BOB HERRON





Representative Bob Herron
District: 37
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
2009-2014 Representative
2015-2016 Representative House Majority Whip

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Date/Place of Birth:
Birthdate: March 9, 1951


La Grande, Oregon

Residency in Alaska:
Bethel: 1973 - present

Occupation:
Occupation before legislature: Public/Government Relations Director, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation

Family:
Spouse - Margaret


Children - Buddy, Charles, Jalene


3 Grand Children

Education:
High School: Lathrop High School, Fairbanks, AK

Military:
United States Marine Corps: 1973 - 1977


E-5 Sergeant, computer programmer


Other Political and Government Positions:
Bethel Planning Commission.


Bethel Port Commission.


Alaska Legislature legislative aide: 1987 - 1994;


Lower Kuskokwim School District Board (elected): 1992 - 2002;


Bethel City Manager: 1998 - 2005;


Alaska Congressional Delegation, Bethel office: 2005 - 2007;


Bethel Advisory School Board (elected): 2007 - 2008


Alaska Bush Caucus: 2009 - present


Joint Legislative Veterans’ Caucus: 2009 - present


U.S. Coastal States Caucus: 2009 - present

Business and Professional Positions:
Bethel Cablevision, former owner/general manager


North Star Gas, former owner


Bethel Drilling & Welding, owner


Golden Eagle LLC, owner


Blue Sky Estates, owner


Alaska Public Entities Insurance, director


Rural CAP, director

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
VFW Post #10041, Life Member

Special Interests:
Family, Boating on the Kuskokwim River and working on the cabin at Napaimute; Long-distance motorcycle riding.



:

Date/Place of Birth:
Birthdate: March 9, 1951
La Grande, Oregon

Residency in Alaska:
Bethel: 1973 - present

Occupation:
Occupation before legislature: Public/Government Relations Director, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation

Family:
Spouse - Margaret
Children - Buddy, Charles, Jalene
3 Grand Children

Education:
High School: Lathrop High School, Fairbanks, AK

Military:
United States Marine Corps: 1973 - 1977
E-5 Sergeant, computer programmer

Other Political and Government Positions:
Bethel Planning Commission.
Bethel Port Commission.
Alaska Legislature legislative aide: 1987 - 1994;
Lower Kuskokwim School District Board (elected): 1992 - 2002;
Bethel City Manager: 1998 - 2005;
Alaska Congressional Delegation, Bethel office: 2005 - 2007;
Bethel Advisory School Board (elected): 2007 - 2008
Alaska Bush Caucus: 2009 - present
Joint Legislative Veterans’ Caucus: 2009 - present
U.S. Coastal States Caucus: 2009 - present

Business and Professional Positions:
Bethel Cablevision, former owner/general manager
North Star Gas, former owner
Bethel Drilling & Welding, owner
Golden Eagle LLC, owner
Blue Sky Estates, owner
Alaska Public Entities Insurance, director
Rural CAP, director

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
VFW Post #10041, Life Member

Special Interests:
Family, Boating on the Kuskokwim River and working on the cabin at Napaimute; Long-distance motorcycle riding.

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 30 STATE AGENCY PERFORMANCE AUDITS REPRESENTATIVES CHENAULT, OLSON, FEIGE, LYNN, THOMPSON, MILLETT, T.WILSON, PRUITT, KELLER, STOLTZE, JOHNSON, HAWKER, EDGMON, SEATON, NAGEAK, HERRON, LEDOUX, MUNOZ, AUSTERMAN, COSTELLO, P.WILSON, SADDLER, REINBOLD, GATTIS, HUGHES, FOSTER, ISAACSON
CHAPTER 19 SLA 13 05/28/2013
HB 49 CHINOOK RESEARCH & RESTORATION ENDOWMENT REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(H) FIN 03/20/2013
HB 156 EXTEND HAIR CRAB & SCALLOP LIMITED ENTRY REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(H) FSH 03/04/2013
HB 165 AK ARCTIC PORT AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(H) L&C 03/14/2013
HB 216 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES OF THE STATE REPRESENTATIVES KREISS-TOMKINS, MILLETT, EDGMON, NAGEAK, HERRON
CHAPTER 116 SLA 14 10/23/2014
HB 218 SENTENCING;AGGRAVATOR/DEPORTATION STATUS REPRESENTATIVES CHENAULT, MILLETT, HERRON, LYNN
CHAPTER 56 SLA 14 06/23/2014
HB 288 AIDEA: ARCTIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM/FUND REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(H) L&C 01/29/2014
HB 301 STATE MED EXAMINER POST MORTEMS AUTOPSIES REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
CHAPTER 96 SLA 14 07/17/2014
HB 333 MUSEUM CONSTRUCTION GRANTS REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(H) EDC 02/24/2014
HB 363 OFFICIAL STATE FIREARM REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(H) STA 02/26/2014
HCR 19 SUPPORTING EFFORTS OF RECOVER ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 45 07/17/2014
HJR 24 ARCTIC COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 34 07/17/2014
HJR 29 SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY/SSI APPEALS REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(H) HSS 02/26/2014
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
HR 7 REQ. SEC'Y OF STATE ATTEND ARCTIC COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
HOUSE RESOLVE 6 05/09/2013



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 32 LINES OF BUSINESS ON BUSINESS LICENSE REPRESENTATIVES COSTELLO, HUGHES
CHAPTER 110 SLA 14 07/31/2014
HB 39 POWER COST EQUALIZATION REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
(H) ENE 01/16/2013
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 52 PFD ALLOWABLE ABSENCE REPRESENTATIVE FEIGE
CHAPTER 33 SLA 13 06/03/2013
HB 56 PASSENGER VEHICLE RENTAL TAX REPRESENTATIVES HOLMES, T.WILSON
CHAPTER 8 SLA 13 05/09/2013
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 87 SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICE AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE HIGGINS
CHAPTER 23 SLA 13 05/29/2013
HB 116 PERS CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 81 SLA 14 07/10/2014
HB 130 JAY HAMMOND DAY REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 68 SLA 13 07/10/2013
HB 140 REGULATIONS: NOTICE, REVIEW, COMMENT REPRESENTATIVE REINBOLD
CHAPTER 87 SLA 14 07/16/2014
HB 147 EXTEND AUTISM EARLY DIAGNOSIS TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 35 SLA 13 06/03/2013
HB 158 DNR HUNTING CONCESSIONS REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
(H) RES 03/05/2013
HB 189 HAZING REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
(H) JUD 03/31/2014
HB 199 VPSO FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 97 SLA 14 07/18/2014
HB 211 EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES REPRESENTATIVES MILLETT, GATTIS, HOLMES, HUGHES, LEDOUX, JOSEPHSON
CHAPTER 19 SLA 14 05/29/2014
HB 233 SEXUAL ABUSE/ASSAULT PREVENTION PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVES TARR, GARA, DRUMMOND, JOSEPHSON
(H) FIN 03/28/2014
HB 250 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
CHAPTER 62 SLA 14 07/08/2014
HB 360 REGULATION OF SMOKING REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
(H) HSS 02/26/2014
HCR 1 STATE FOOD RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT GROUP REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 06/28/2013
HCR 2 PURPLE HEART STATE REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 06/02/2013
HCR 5 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 06/02/2013
HJR 3 STATEHOOD/ANCSA/NATIVE ALLOTMENT LAND REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) RES 01/16/2013
HJR 4 OPPOSE GUN CONTROL ORDERS & LEGISLATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(S) JUD 02/28/2013
HJR 5 OPPOSE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON REPRESENTATIVE TARR
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 04/15/2013
HJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
(H) RLS 03/01/2013
HJR 15 FEDERAL CONTAMINATION OF ANCSA LANDS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 03/04/2014
HJR 18 CONST. AM: ELECTED ATTORNEY GENERAL REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
(H) RLS 03/27/2014
HJR 23 GOOD FRIDAY EARTHQUAKE REMEMBRANCE DAY REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 03/04/2014
HJR 26 OFFSHORE OIL & GAS REVENUE SHARING REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 03/04/2014
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 87 NEWBORN SCREENING FOR HEART DEFECTS SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 56 SLA 13 06/26/2013
SB 140 AIDEA: ARCTIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM/FUND SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 93 SLA 14 07/16/2014
SCR 13 FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER SENATOR KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 07/25/2014
SJR 8 MINING/PROCESSING OF RARE EARTH ELEMENTS SENATOR MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 06/26/2013
SJR 10 ARCTIC: POLICY, USCG, ARCTIC COUNCIL SENATOR GIESSEL
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 06/26/2013

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