29th-29th Legislature (2015 -2016)

HOUSE
JIM COLVER





Representative Jim Colver
District: 9
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
2015-2016 Representative

Biography:
PLACE OF BIRTH: Anchorage

Spouse’s Name: Marie-Louise

Children’s Names: Julia, Calum, and Hannah

Occupation:
Current: Owner Colver Surveying
Past: 30 years in Road, Civil, and Pipeline Construction

ALASKAN COMMUNITIES LIVED IN:
Current: Hatcher Pass 1984-present,
Past: Juneau and Anchorage 1958-84,
Worked Statewide: Prudhoe-Ketchikan 1976-curent

EDUCATION:
UAA, A.S. Surveying Technology; UAA, Business Management,
Law; West Anchorage High School

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
Assembly member, Mat-Su Borough (MSB) 2009-currrent,
Vice-Chair MSB Fish & Wildlife Commission 2009-2014, School
Board Member MSB 2006-2009, School Board President,
Deputy Mayor and Assembly member MSB 2000-2006,
Planning Commissioner MSB 1993-1999, Chairman Road
Advisory Board 1988-92

Business and Professional Positions:
Registered Land Surveyor, Legislative Aide

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
NRA, Palmer Chamber Commerce, Youth Hockey Coach
Fishhook Community Council, United Protestant
Presbyterian Church

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Family, Hunting, Camping, Fishing, Cross Country, Downhill
Skiing

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 97 AK PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP: FINANCIAL AID REPRESENTATIVE COLVER
(H) EDC 02/06/2015
HB 98 JURY DUTY EXEMPTION FOR TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVE COLVER
(H) EDC 02/06/2015
HB 122 CORPORATION/LLC/PARTNERSHIP REPORTS REPRESENTATIVE COLVER
(H) L&C 02/23/2015
HB 153 PALMER HAY FLATS GAME REFUGE REPRESENTATIVE COLVER
CHAPTER 25 SLA 15 05/19/2015
HB 228 NAMING THE NELS HITCHCOCK BRIDGE REPRESENTATIVE COLVER
(H) TRA 01/19/2016
HB 230 NAMING ARCTIC MAN WAY REPRESENTATIVE COLVER
(H) RLS 04/08/2016
HB 232 EDUCATION STUDENT ASSESSMENTS REPRESENTATIVE COLVER
(H) EDC 01/19/2016
HB 322 EXEMPT STATE EMPLOYEE SALARY LIMIT REPRESENTATIVE COLVER
(H) STA 02/19/2016



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 6 PRIV EMPLOYER VOLUNTARY VET PREFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(S) RLS 04/17/2015
HB 35 MARCH 27: GREAT ALASKA EARTHQUAKE DAY REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 2 SLA 15 04/18/2015
HB 43 JAN 9: AK LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' DAY REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, TALERICO, VAZQUEZ, WOOL, CLAMAN
CHAPTER 1 SLA 15 04/03/2015
HB 46 WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD VETERAN MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 33 SLA 15 06/02/2015
HB 56 ALASKA FIREFIGHTERS' DAY REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, CLAMAN
CHAPTER 7 SLA 15 05/05/2015
HB 80 REPEAL COLLEGE/CAREER READINESS ASSESS. REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
(S) EDC 04/19/2015
HB 107 BD OF REGENTS REGIONAL RESIDENCY QUALIF. REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 09/08/2016
HB 128 ALASKA WILD SALMON DAY REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 6 SLA 16 05/07/2016
HB 175 ESTABLISH MILITARY FAMILY DAY REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
CHAPTER 4 SLA 16 04/21/2016
HB 216 NAVIGABLE WATER; INTERFERENCE, DEFINITION REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
CHAPTER 14 SLA 16 06/02/2016
HB 314 AK REG ECON ASSIST. PROGRAM; EXTEND REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
CHAPTER 52 SLA 16 07/28/2016
HCR 2 JAN 24 - 30, 2016: AK SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 09/01/2015
HJR 5 RECOGNIZE ACADEMY OF MODEL AERONAUTICS REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 09/01/2015
HJR 6 FEDERAL CONTAMINATION OF ANCSA LANDS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 09/01/2015
HJR 8 FEDS ALLOW STATE TO MAKE ENERGY CHOICES REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
(H) RLS 03/11/2015
HJR 9 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING; RELATED ISSUES REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 09/01/2015
HJR 10 OPPOSE ANWR WILDERNESS DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE NAGEAK
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 09/01/2015
HJR 14 CALL FOR US COUNTERMAND CONVENTION REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
LEGIS RESOLVE 49 09/15/2016
HJR 17 FED AMMUNITION BAN; MANUFACTURE FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX
(H) JUD 03/06/2015
HJR 18 LIMIT DECLARATION OF NATL. MONUMENTS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 09/01/2015
HJR 24 LIFT FEDERAL LAND WITHDRAWALS REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 09/01/2015
HJR301 SUPPORT O&G LEASES ON ARCTIC OCS REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
(H) RLS 11/03/2015
HR 6 MAX F. GRUENBERG JR. COMMITTEE ROOM REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
HOUSE RESOLVE 6 08/26/2016
SB 5 RESTITUTION: PROPERTY AND INCOME LOSS SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 17 SLA 15 05/11/2015
SB 43 IMMUNITY FOR FIRE DEPT. & MEMBERS SENATOR COGHILL
CHAPTER 15 SLA 15 05/11/2015
SB 71 VACCINE CERTIFICATION FOR PHARMACISTS SENATOR GIESSEL BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 16 SLA 15 05/11/2015
SB 121 SECURITY FREEZE ON CERTAIN CREDIT REPORTS SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 22 SLA 16 06/19/2016
SB 142 INSURANCE FOR ANTI-CANCER MEDICATION SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 34 SLA 16 07/06/2016
SCR 16 SPECIAL SESSION TO BE HELD ON ROAD SYSTEM SENATOR STOLTZE
(H) RLS 04/07/2016
SJR 7 NATIVE AMERICAN VETERANS' MONUMENT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) RLS 03/18/2015

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