23rd-30th Legislature (2003 -2018)

HOUSE
LES GARA





Representative Les Gara
Email: Representative.Les.Gara@akleg.gov
District: 20
Party: Democrat
Toll-Free: 888-465-2647
Session Contact
State Capitol Room 511
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-2647
Interim Contact
1500 W. Benson Blvd.
Anchorage AK, 99503
Phone: 907-269-0106
Fax: 907-269-0109

Legislative Service
2003-2018 Representative

Legislative Service:

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Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 35 SAFE STREETS/COMMUNITIES FUND/PAYMENTS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) CRA 01/18/2017
HB 36 TAX: INCOME FROM NON C CORP ENTITIES REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) L&C 02/27/2017
HB 41 JOINT PRIME SPONSORSHIP OF BILLS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(S) STA 04/10/2018
HB 133 OIL & GAS: TAXES; CREDITS; GROSS VALUE REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) RES 02/20/2017
HB 151 DHSS;CINA; FOSTER CARE; CHILD PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 15 SLA 18 06/07/2018
HB 242 DALTON HWY TOLL; DEADHORSE AIRPORT FEE REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) TRA 01/19/2018
HB 268 OPIOID PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) RLS 04/09/2018
HB 339 INCREASE BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(S) EDC 04/17/2018
HB 380 REDUCE MARIJUANA PENALTY:SCHOOLS/CENTERS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
WITHDRAWN 04/05/2018
HB 381 VARIABLE RATES:SALES/INCOME TAX; PFD REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) STA 02/21/2018
HJR 26 CONST. AM: REDISTRICTING;BOARD MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) STA 01/22/2018



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 1 ELECTION REGISTRATION AND VOTING REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(S) STA 05/04/2017
HB 2 PRIV EMPLOYER VOLUNTARY VET PREFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
CHAPTER 71 SLA 18 07/29/2018
HB 3 NATL GUARD LEAVE/REEMPLOYMENT RIGHTS REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
CHAPTER 36 SLA 18 06/23/2018
HB 5 MED INS: DEPENDS. OF DECEASED FIRE/POLICE REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) FIN 01/18/2017
HB 8 ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
(S) RLS 04/24/2017
HB 13 NO ST/MUNI FUNDS: FED IMMIGRAT REGISTRY REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) JUD 04/03/2017
HB 23 INS. FOR DEPENDS. OF DECEASED FIRE/POLICE REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
CHAPTER 14 SLA 17 06/21/2017
HB 25 CONTRACEPTIVES COVERAGE:INSURE;MED ASSIST REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN
(S) HSS 04/10/2018
HB 29 BAN SALE OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FISH REPRESENTATIVE TARR
(H) FSH 01/18/2017
HB 31 DOM VIOL/SEX ASSAULT:TRAINING; EXAM KITS REPRESENTATIVE TARR
CHAPTER 48 SLA 18 06/29/2018
HB 37 PERS CREDIT/WORKERS COMP. POLICE & FIRE REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) FIN 01/18/2017
HB 38 WORKERS' COMP: DEATH;PERM PARTIAL IMPAIR REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(S) FIN 04/06/2018
HB 43 NEW DRUGS FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL REPRESENTATIVE GRENN
CHAPTER 53 SLA 18 07/13/2018
HB 44 LEGISLATURE: ETHICS, CONFLICTS, PER DIEM REPRESENTATIVE GRENN
CHAPTER 61 SLA 18 07/19/2018
HB 48 ARCHITECTS,ENGINEERS,SURVEYORS: EXTEND BD REPRESENTATIVE KITO
CHAPTER 11 SLA 17 06/16/2017
HB 64 READING PROFICIENCY TASK FORCE; DYSLEXIA REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
CHAPTER 52 SLA 18 07/12/2018
HB 76 MARICULTURE REVOLVING LOAN FUND REPRESENTATIVE ORTIZ
CHAPTER 93 SLA 18 08/27/2018
HB 78 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY REPRESENTATIVE WESTLAKE
CHAPTER 15 SLA 17 06/24/2017
HB 80 MUNI ENERGY IMPROVEMNT:ASSESSMNTS/BONDS REPRESENTATIVE WOOL
CHAPTER 25 SLA 17 09/07/2017
HB 81 AK ENERGY EFFICIENCY LOANS: ELIGIBILITY REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
(S) FIN 04/13/2017
HB 86 STUDENT LOAN DEFAULT/OCC. LICENSE RENEWAL REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN
(S) RLS 03/12/2018
HB 91 APOC REGISTRATION FEES; LOBBYIST TAX REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(H) RLS 02/07/2018
HB 93 AK RAILROAD RIGHTS OF WAY REPRESENTATIVE KOPP
(H) RES 01/30/2017
HB 100 POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS DAY REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(S) STA 04/06/2017
HB 102 LIMITED TEACHER CERTIFICATES; LANGUAGES REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
(S) EDC 01/31/2018
HB 106 CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES FUND REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN
CHAPTER 89 SLA 18 08/22/2018
HB 110 MASSAGE THERAPY LICENSING; EXEMPTIONS REPRESENTATIVE KITO
CHAPTER 10 SLA 18 05/15/2018
HB 123 DISCLOSURE OF HEALTH CARE COSTS REPRESENTATIVE SPOHNHOLZ
(S) RLS 04/25/2018
HB 124 BENEFIT CORPORATIONS REPRESENTATIVE KITO
(S) FIN 01/31/2018
HB 125 LICENSE PLATES; LAO/HMONG ID/DR LICENSE; REPRESENTATIVE TARR
(S) STA 05/03/2017
HB 127 CRIM. CONV. OVERTURNED: RECEIVE PAST PFD REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(S) STA 05/01/2017
HB 135 SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION GRANT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE LINCOLN
CHAPTER 78 SLA 18 08/08/2018
HB 138 MARCH: SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE SPOHNHOLZ
(S) RLS 03/28/2018
HB 141 AK WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD;FUNDS REPRESENTATIVE FANSLER
CHAPTER 24 SLA 17 08/29/2017
HB 142 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(S) FIN 04/15/2018
HB 143 NAMING THE DANIEL R. FAUSKE BUILDING REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 2 SLA 17 04/08/2017
HB 168 REPEAL ADMIN. REG. REVIEW COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 7 SLA 18 05/03/2018
HB 175 US PRESIDENT ELECT. POPULAR VOTE COMPACT REPRESENTATIVE FANSLER
(H) JUD 03/29/2017
HB 176 EMER. MEDICAL TRANSPORT SERVICE PAYMENTS REPRESENTATIVE WOOL
CHAPTER 34 SLA 18 06/20/2018
HB 181 LEGISLATURE PER DIEM AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCE REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
(H) FIN 04/03/2017
HB 184 DISCRIMINATION: GENDER ID.;SEXUAL ORIENT. REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) JUD 03/07/2018
HB 186 FOOD DONATIONS REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
CHAPTER 1 SLA 18 03/06/2018
HB 190 REGULATION ADOPTION/ORAL COMMENT REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
(H) STA 03/22/2017
HB 197 COMMUNITY SEED LIBRARIES; AGRICULTURE REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSTON
CHAPTER 87 SLA 18 08/20/2018
HB 199 FISH/WILDLIFE HABITAT PROTECTION; PERMITS REPRESENTATIVE STUTES
(H) FSH 03/27/2017
HB 213 PUB. SCHOOL TRUST FUND;EDUCATION RAFFLE REPRESENTATIVE PARISH
CHAPTER 80 SLA 18 08/10/2018
HB 214 TEEN DATING VIOL:PROGRAMS;AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
CHAPTER 51 SLA 18 07/11/2018
HB 216 CRIMES;RESTITUTION;DIVIDEND FUND REPRESENTATIVE KOPP
CHAPTER 21 SLA 18 06/14/2018
HB 217 LOCAL FOOD PROCUREMENT; FARM TOURS; FEES REPRESENTATIVE TARR
CHAPTER 103 SLA 18 09/05/2018
HB 230 TELECOMMUNICATIONS & INTERNET PRIVACY REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
(H) JUD 04/05/2018
HB 235 NORTH STAR MEDAL REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
CHAPTER 104 SLA 18 09/11/2018
HB 236 EXTEND: SENIOR BENEFITS PAYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
CHAPTER 8 SLA 18 05/10/2018
HB 240 DRUG PRICING; PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
CHAPTER 100 SLA 18 09/04/2018
HB 246 ESTABLISH BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT CORP. REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(H) STA 02/21/2018
HB 247 RAYMOND CONQUEST BRIDGE REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
(H) TRA 05/10/2017
HB 260 FISH & GAME LICENSES; ELECTRONIC FORM REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 54 SLA 18 07/13/2018
HB 277 BROADBAND INTERNET: NEUTRALITY/REGULATION REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) FIN 03/07/2018
HB 287 APPROP: PUPIL TRANSPORTATION; EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 6 SLA 18 05/03/2018
HB 301 ALCOHOL LICENSES:BEV DISP/RESTAUR./LODGE REPRESENTATIVE WOOL
READ 2ND TIME (S) 05/12/2018
HB 307 MILITARY JUSTICE & MILITIA CIVIL RELIEF REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
CHAPTER 85 SLA 18 08/13/2018
HB 310 MARRIAGE AND MINIMUM AGE FOR MARRIAGE REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN
(H) STA 01/26/2018
HB 312 CRIMES/CRIM PRO;CONTROLLED SUBTANCES;BAIL REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 18 06/14/2018
HB 333 MUNI: DRIVER PHONE USE IN SCHOOL ZONE REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH
CHAPTER 96 SLA 18 08/28/2018
HB 336 SUPPORTIVE DECISION-MAKING AGREEMENTS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 108 SLA 18 09/27/2018
HB 374 ON-BILL FINANCING OF ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS REPRESENTATIVE WOOL
CHAPTER 72 SLA 18 07/29/2018
HB 383 TOURISM MARKETING:BOARD;ASSESSMENT;FUND REPRESENTATIVE GRENN
(H) FIN 04/04/2018
HB 384 REGULATORY COMM OF AK; BROADBAND INTERNET REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(S) STA 04/30/2018
HB 392 ALASKA COMMISSION FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS REPRESENTATIVE TARR
(H) STA 02/21/2018
HCR 1 AMEND UNIFORM RULES: ABSTAIN FROM VOTING REPRESENTATIVE GRENN
PERMANENTLY FILED 10/06/2017
HCR 2 RESPOND TO ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES REPRESENTATIVE TARR
(S) HSS 04/09/2018
HCR 3 APRIL 2017: CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH REPRESENTATIVE TARR
(H) RLS 04/19/2017
HCR 13 DEDICATING THE AL ADAMS COMMITTEE ROOM REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 11/13/2017
HCR 19 GOVERNOR: AK NATIVE LANGUAGES EMERGENCY REPRESENTATIVE ORTIZ
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 10/05/2018
HCR 25 GOV: ESTABLISH OUTDOOR REC OFFICE REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
(H) RES 02/21/2018
HJR 1 CONST. AM: REPEAL MARRIAGE SECTION REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) STA 01/18/2017
HJR 9 CANADIAN MINES ON TRANSBOUNDARY RIVERS REPRESENTATIVE ORTIZ
WITHDRAWN 01/16/2018
HJR 11 CONGRESS: OVERTURN CITIZENS UNITED V. FEC REPRESENTATIVE TARR
(H) STA 02/22/2017
HJR 12 OPPOSING GEN. ENGINEERED SALMON REPRESENTATIVE TARR
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 10/08/2018
HJR 14 FCC: INCREASE RURAL HEALTH CARE BUDGET REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
(S) RLS 04/15/2017
HJR 21 FEDS RESPECT STATE REG OF MARIJUANA REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 10/08/2018
HJR 29 REAUTHORIZE SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS ACT REPRESENTATIVE RAUSCHER
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 10/08/2018
HJR 30 URGE U.S. SUPPORT OF REFUGEES REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
(H) RLS 04/20/2018
HJR 31 CONGRESS REVERSE FCC ON NET NEUTRALITY REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) RLS 02/09/2018
HR 6 OCS OIL & GAS LEASING REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
HOUSE RESOLVE 6 10/05/2018
HR 201 OIL & GAS FISCAL POLICY REPRESENTATIVE TARR
HOUSE RESOLVE 5 11/13/2017
SB 6 INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCT.;CANNABIDIOL OIL SENATOR HUGHES
CHAPTER 5 SLA 18 04/12/2018
SB 15 E-CIGS/TOBACCO/NICOTINE & MINORS; SALES SENATOR STEVENS
CHAPTER 57 SLA 18 07/13/2018
SB 32 PRESCRIPTIONS FOR BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS SENATOR HUGHES
CHAPTER 58 SLA 18 07/13/2018
SB 46 OCT 25: AFR-AMER SOLDIERS AK HWY DAY SENATOR WILSON
CHAPTER 5 SLA 17 04/30/2017
SB 63 REGULATION OF SMOKING SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 60 SLA 18 07/17/2018
SB 93 CREDIT REPORT SECURITY FREEZE SENATOR COGHILL
(H) RLS 04/04/2018
SB 126 VISITING PHYSICIANS WITH SPORTS TEAMS SENATOR MACKINNON
CHAPTER 28 SLA 18 06/18/2018
SB 134 TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RTS;GUARDIANS SENATOR GARDNER
CHAPTER 24 SLA 18 06/15/2018
SB 152 ESTABLISH: PATRIOT DAY;PTSI AWARENESS DAY SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 105 SLA 18 09/11/2018
SB 165 COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE FUND SENATOR MACKINNON
CHAPTER 46 SLA 18 06/29/2018
SB 169 MEDICAID: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COVERAGE SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 97 SLA 18 08/29/2018
SB 174 PROGRAMS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 92 SLA 18 08/25/2018
SB 204 VET/VALOR/ARTS/DISABLED PLATES;LAO ID/LIC SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 70 SLA 18 07/29/2018
SCR 15 APRIL 16, 2019:AK EDUCATION & SHARING DAY SENATOR HUGHES
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 10/08/2018
SCR 17 APRIL 2018:SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 10/08/2018