28th-30th Legislature (2013 -2018)

HOUSE
SAM KITO





Representative Sam Kito
House Minority Whip
District: 33
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
2013-2018 Representative

Biography:
PLACE OF BIRTH: Anchorage, AK
CHILDREN’S NAMES: Gabryel
Occupation : Civil Engineer
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY IN ALASKA: 48
ALASKAN COMMUNITIES LIVED IN:
Anchorage 1964
Nome 1964
Kupreanof Island 1965
Fairbanks 1967-1976
Anchorage 1976-1989
Juneau 1991-1997
Anchorage 1997-2001
Juneau 2002-Present
EDUCATION:
East Anchorage High School, 1978-1982, High School
Diploma
Colorado State University, 1982-1984, no degree obtained
University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1984-1988, Bachelor
of Science, Civil Engineering
Political and Government Positions:
Alaska, Representative District 32
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
American Society of Civil Engineers, Juneau Branch,
Current Secretary/Treasurer;
Glacier Swim Club Board Member;
Past Chair, Professional Engineers in Private Practice
(PEPP);
Past Chair, Alaska Professional Design Council,
Legislative Liaison Committee (APDC, LLC).
SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Skiing, Biking, Reading and Playing Guitar

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Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 18 EXPAND MEDICAID COVERAGE REPRESENTATIVES JOSEPHSON, KITO
(H) HSS 01/21/2015
HB 23 SEXUAL ABUSE/ASSAULT PREVENTION PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVES TARR, KITO, GARA, JOSEPHSON, DRUMMOND, TUCK, ORTIZ
(H) EDC 01/21/2015
HB 24 PROF. SERVICES IN STATE-FUNDED CONTRACTS REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(H) STA 01/21/2015
HB 25 WICKERSHAM HSE: LT. GOV RES; OTHER USES REPRESENTATIVES MUNOZ, KITO
(H) STA 01/21/2015
HB 36 PREKINDERGARTEN SCHOOL PROGRAMS/PLANS REPRESENTATIVES KAWASAKI, GARA, JOSEPHSON, KITO, ORTIZ, DRUMMOND, GRUENBERG, CLAMAN
(H) EDC 01/21/2015
HB 130 NAMING STATE LIBRARY & MUSEUM REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(H) RLS 03/31/2015
HB 145 LICENSE PLATES: FOREIGN CONSUL; COMMEM. REPRESENTATIVE KITO
WITHDRAWN 04/10/2016
HB 223 SESSION LIMIT REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(H) STA 01/19/2016
HB 235 RAFFLE VENDING MACHINES/KIOSKS REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(H) L&C 01/19/2016
HB 280 TEACHERS & PUB EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(H) L&C 03/25/2016
HB 292 MUNI CONTRIBUTIONS TO AK MARINE HWY REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(H) TRA 02/03/2016
HB 354 LEGIS CONTRACTS; LIMIT POL. CONTRIBUTIONS REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(H) STA 02/24/2016
HCR 20 UNIFORM RULES: JOINT RESOLUTION VOTE REQ. REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(H) STA 02/05/2016



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 3 WORKERS' COMPENSATION DEATH BENEFITS REPRESENTATIVES JOSEPHSON, LYNN
(H) L&C 01/21/2015
HB 7 HOMICIDE OPERATING VEHICLE,PLANE,BOAT REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) JUD 02/23/2015
HB 19 DISCRIMINATION: GENDER ID.;SEXUAL ORIENT. REPRESENTATIVES JOSEPHSON, GARA, KREISS-TOMKINS, GRUENBERG
(H) STA 01/21/2015
HB 26 EXTEND CERT. D.E. MIDWIVES BD; AUDIT RPRT REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
CHAPTER 18 SLA 15 05/14/2015
HB 27 DHSS DUTIES;CINA; FOSTER CARE; ADOPTION REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 7 4SSLA 16 07/26/2016
HB 42 DISCRIMINATION: GENDER ID.;SEXUAL ORIENT. REPRESENTATIVES MUNOZ, NAGEAK
(H) STA 01/21/2015
HB 44 SEX ABUSE/ASSAULT/DATING VIOL PREV. PROGS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 2 SSSLA 15 07/09/2015
HB 47 PERS CONTRIBUTIONS BY MUNICIPALITIES REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
(H) RLS 04/07/2016
HB 48 ESTABLISH MAY 31 AS KATIE JOHN DAY REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
WITHDRAWN 04/01/2016
HB 49 BENEFIT CORPORATIONS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(H) RLS 04/06/2015
HB 52 MUSEUM CONSTRUCTION GRANT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(H) FIN 04/03/2015
HB 58 ELIGIBILITY FOR AK ENERGY EFFIC LOANS REPRESENTATIVES KREISS-TOMKINS, MILLETT
(H) RLS 04/10/2016
HB 63 STUDENT LOAN INTEREST REDUCTIONS REPRESENTATIVES GARA, ORTIZ, WOOL
(H) EDC 01/21/2015
HB 66 INS. FOR DEPENDS. OF DECEASED FIRE/POLICE REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
WITHDRAWN 04/13/2016
HB 76 GOV COUNCIL ON DISABILITIES/SPECIAL ED REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 5 SLA 16 05/04/2016
HB 77 DISABILITY:ID/LICENSE AND TRAINING RQMTS. REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(S) RLS 04/14/2016
HB 81 EXEMPTION: LICENSING OF CONTRACTORS REPRESENTATIVE TILTON
WITHDRAWN 04/16/2016
HB 91 OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLES IN TRAFFIC LANE REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
(H) TRA 01/30/2015
HB 101 MUNI BOND BANK LOANS TO REG HEALTH ORGS REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
(H) FIN 02/11/2015
HB 107 BD OF REGENTS REGIONAL RESIDENCY QUALIF. REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 09/08/2016
HB 129 CHILD ABUSE; MENTAL INJURY AND RESTRAINT REPRESENTATIVE ORTIZ
(H) HSS 02/27/2015
HB 146 MUNICIPAL TAX EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
CHAPTER 36 SLA 15 06/27/2015
HB 154 CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES FUND REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
(S) STA 03/23/2016
HB 179 FOOD PROGRAM DONATIONS; FISH AND GAME REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
(H) RES 04/08/2015
HB 191 OIL AND GAS CORPORATE TAXES REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(H) RES 04/11/2015
HB 234 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEMEDICINE REPRESENTATIVE VAZQUEZ
CHAPTER 17 SLA 16 06/13/2016
HB 240 REINSTATEMENT OF NATIVE CORPORATIONS REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
(H) CRA 01/19/2016
HB 275 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY;KATIE JOHN DAY REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
(S) STA 04/04/2016
HB 284 EMPLOYEE PRIVACY: SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) L&C 01/29/2016
HB 285 STUDENT PRIVACY: SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) EDC 01/29/2016
HB 305 RECREATIONAL/AVOCATIONAL TRAINING EXEMPT. REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
CHAPTER 21 SLA 16 06/17/2016
HB 306 BAN TRAPPING NEAR TRAILS/PARK AREAS REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) RES 02/10/2016
HB 326 OIL & GAS PRODUCTION TAX AND CREDITS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) RES 02/22/2016
HB 345 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVES REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN
(H) FIN 04/07/2016
HB 365 INCOME TAX; PERMANENT FUND TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(H) FIN 02/24/2016
HCR 1 GOVERNOR:TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY AND JURIS. REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
(H) RLS 04/03/2015
HCR 10 MARITIME WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE STUTES
LEGIS RESOLVE 31 08/16/2016
HCR 16 WAYS AND MEANS: UNIFORM RULES REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) FIN 01/19/2016
HJR 1 CONST. AM: REPEAL MARRIAGE SECTION REPRESENTATIVES JOSEPHSON, KREISS-TOMKINS, GARA
(H) STA 01/21/2015
HJR 3 CONGRESS:NATIVE TRIBAL JURIS. & AUTHORITY REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
(H) RLS 04/03/2015
HJR 6 FEDERAL CONTAMINATION OF ANCSA LANDS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 09/01/2015
HJR 11 AMEND U.S. CONST RE: CAMPAIGN MONEY REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) STA 02/04/2015
HJR 16 CANADIAN MINES ON TRANSBOUNDARY RIVERS REPRESENTATIVE ORTIZ
(H) RES 02/27/2015
HJR 31 CONGRESS: OVERTURN CITIZENS UNITED V. FEC REPRESENTATIVE TARR
(H) STA 02/24/2016
HR 6 MAX F. GRUENBERG JR. COMMITTEE ROOM REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
HOUSE RESOLVE 6 08/26/2016
SB 9 VOTER LIST ACCURACY; ELECTION PAMPHLETS SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 13 SLA 16 05/27/2016
SB 23 OPIOID OD DRUGS: DISPENSING; IMMUNITY SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 2 SLA 16 03/14/2016
SB 43 IMMUNITY FOR FIRE DEPT. & MEMBERS SENATOR COGHILL
CHAPTER 15 SLA 15 05/11/2015
SB 46 MUNI BOND BK;REG HEALTH ORGS;JT ACT AGNCY SENATOR HOFFMAN
CHAPTER 28 SLA 15 05/26/2015
SB 63 NAMING ST. LIBRARY/MUSEUM & READING ROOM SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 15 05/05/2015
SB 71 VACCINE CERTIFICATION FOR PHARMACISTS SENATOR GIESSEL BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 16 SLA 15 05/11/2015
SB 72 DESIGNATED CAREGIVERS FOR PATIENTS SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 47 SLA 16 07/20/2016
SB 124 EXTEND SUNSET ON AK COMMISSION ON AGING SENATOR STOLTZE BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 19 SLA 16 06/15/2016
SB 142 INSURANCE FOR ANTI-CANCER MEDICATION SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 34 SLA 16 07/06/2016
SB 200 MANDATORY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN SCHOOLS SENATOR COSTELLO
CHAPTER 40 SLA 16 07/18/2016
SCR 20 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH:APRIL 2016 SENATOR MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 33 08/16/2016

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