30th-31st Legislature (2017 -2020)

HOUSE
CHUCK KOPP





Representative Chuck Kopp
District: 24
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
2017-2020 Representative

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Chuck Kopp, a lifelong Alaska, is the son of educators and entrepreneurs that moved from Anchorage to Iliamna near Bristol Bay. Chuck has a B.A. in Justice from UAA and chose a career in public safety that spanned over 20 years. He served in the Anchorage and the Kenai Police Departments and graduated from the National Training Center of Polygraph Science as a Certified Expert Polygraph Examiner, skills he put to use in successfully resolving three homicides on the Kenai Peninsula where the victim's bodies were never recovered. 

He served 7 years as the Chief of Police for the City of Kenai, and as Acting City Manager from 2005 – 2006. Alaska Governors Murkowski and Palin both appointed him to an oversight role on their transition teams with respect to the Department of Public Safety. 

Chuck served his community coaching high school wrestling at Region II schools, serving on boards and was Co-Chair of Security for the 2006 Arctic Winter Games committee. He is an Alaska's "Top 40 under 40", and was inducted into the first inaugural class of the Alaska High School Hall of Fame for outstanding performance as a multisport athlete. 

Chuck has served the State of Alaska as a Governor appointee to both the Alaska Judicial Council and Alaska Police Standards Council. Most recent, he has been Chief of Staff for two State Senators. 

Chuck and his wife Trish have been married 28 years and have three children. 

EDUCATION: 

High School, Cook Inlet Academy, Soldotna 1979-1983 

B.A. Justice, University of Alaska, Anchorage 1983-1987 

FBI National Academy, Marine Corps Base Quantico 1996 

Public Administration, Graduate Course Work, U of AK, Southeast 1999 

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSTIONS: 

Governor Palin appointee to Chair Dept. of Public Safety transition team 2006 

Alaska Police Standards Council, Member & Board Chair 2003-2007 

Alaska Judicial Council, Member 2007-2008 

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS: 

Police Reserve Officer, Anchorage Police Department 1986-1989 

Police Officer, City of Kenai, Alaska, and Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska 1989-2009 

Chief of Police, City of Kenai 2002-2008 

Acting City Manager, City of Kenai 2005-2006 

Chief of Staff, serving Alaska State Senators 2009-2016 

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS MEMBERSHIP: 

LeeShore Center 2002-2008 

Alaska Peace Officers Association 1993-2015 

Kenai Peninsula Community Care Center 1995-2002 

 

SPECIAL INTERESTS: 

Music, hiking, trail running, camping, hunting and fishing 

 

OTHER: 

Alaska Peace Officer Association - Statewide "Member of the Year" 2001 

Alaska Journal of Commerce "Top 40 under 40" 2004 

Inductee, ASAA, Alaska High School Sports Hall of Fame 2006a

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 93 AK RAILROAD RIGHTS OF WAY REPRESENTATIVE KOPP
(H) RES 01/30/2017
HB 216 CRIMES;RESTITUTION;DIVIDEND FUND REPRESENTATIVE KOPP
CHAPTER 21 SLA 18 06/14/2018
HB 356 MED. ASSISTANCE WORK REQUIREMENT REPRESENTATIVE KOPP
(H) HSS 02/16/2018
HB 357 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL/REGULATION REPRESENTATIVE KOPP
(H) L&C 02/16/2018
HJR 38 AK RAILROAD TRANSFER ACT; CONVEYANCES REPRESENTATIVE KOPP
(S) TRA 04/24/2018



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
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 6 JONESVILLE PUBLIC USE AREA REPRESENTATIVE RAUSCHER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 18 06/07/2018
HB 8 ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
(S) RLS 04/24/2017
HB 10 CHILD IN NEED OF AID/PROTECTION; DUTIES REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(H) HSS 01/18/2017
HB 12 NONEMERGENCY REMOVAL OF CHILD REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(H) HSS 01/18/2017
HB 16 DRIV. LICENSE REQ;DISABILITY:ID &TRAINING REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
CHAPTER 8 SLA 17 05/19/2017
HB 23 INS. FOR DEPENDS. OF DECEASED FIRE/POLICE REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
CHAPTER 14 SLA 17 06/21/2017
HB 24 LIST U-47700 AS A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H)AWAIT CONC/RECED 04/03/2017
HB 42 FORFEITURE & SEIZURE: PROCEDURE; LIMITS REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(H) FIN 03/31/2017
HB 67 FOOD STAMPS:WORK REQUIREMENTS;TIME LIMITS REPRESENTATIVE EASTMAN
(H) HSS 01/20/2017
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 116 REPEAL ART IN PUBLIC PLACES REQUIREMENT REPRESENTATIVE EASTMAN
(H) STA 02/13/2017
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 132 TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES REPRESENTATIVE WOOL
CHAPTER 10 SLA 17 06/15/2017
HB 136 MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER FRANCHISES REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN
CHAPTER 50 SLA 18 07/02/2018
HB 143 NAMING THE DANIEL R. FAUSKE BUILDING REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 2 SLA 17 04/08/2017
HB 151 DHSS;CINA; FOSTER CARE; CHILD PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 15 SLA 18 06/07/2018
HB 156 MUNI TAX EXEMPTION: ECON DEVEL PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE TILTON
WITHDRAWN 01/19/2018
HB 171 EMPLOYMENT OF PRISONERS REPRESENTATIVE WESTLAKE
(H) L&C 03/10/2017
HB 172 INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCTION LICENSES REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
(H) FIN 04/05/2017
HB 186 FOOD DONATIONS REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
CHAPTER 1 SLA 18 03/06/2018
HB 192 APPROP. LIMIT/BUDGET PROCESS/PERM FUND REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
(H) FIN 03/22/2017
HB 197 COMMUNITY SEED LIBRARIES; AGRICULTURE REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSTON
CHAPTER 87 SLA 18 08/20/2018
HB 202 TELECOMMUNICATIONS: DISABLED SUBSCRIBERS REPRESENTATIVE SULLIVAN-LEONARD
(H) L&C 03/29/2017
HB 205 PROHIBIT SANCTUARY MUNICIPALITIES REPRESENTATIVE EASTMAN
(H) CRA 03/31/2017
HB 206 EXEMPTION: CONTRACTORS, ELECTRICAL ADMIN. REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
(H) ENE 03/31/2017
HB 208 TRUSTS; COMM PROP TRUSTS; POWERS OF APPT REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(S) JUD 01/31/2018
HB 214 TEEN DATING VIOL:PROGRAMS;AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
CHAPTER 51 SLA 18 07/11/2018
HB 233 EXTEND EDUCATION TAX CREDITS REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
CHAPTER 101 SLA 18 09/05/2018
HB 240 DRUG PRICING; PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
CHAPTER 100 SLA 18 09/04/2018
HB 260 FISH & GAME LICENSES; ELECTRONIC FORM REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 54 SLA 18 07/13/2018
HB 266 ABORTION PROCEDURES; CHILD SURRENDER REPRESENTATIVE TILTON
(H) HSS 01/16/2018
HB 308 FAMILY PLANNING GRANTS; NOT FOR ABORTIONS REPRESENTATIVE EASTMAN
(H) HSS 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 395 PEACE OFFICER/FIREFIGHTER RETIRE BENEFITS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) STA 02/21/2018
HCR 6 SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES 20, 21, 23, 24 REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(H) STA 02/15/2017
HCR 19 GOVERNOR: AK NATIVE LANGUAGES EMERGENCY REPRESENTATIVE ORTIZ
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 10/05/2018
HCR 21 MARCH 27, 2018:AK EDUCATION & SHARING DAY REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
(H) RLS 03/21/2018
HJR 4 SUPPORT ANWR DEVELOPMENT; RELATED ISSUES REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
(H) AET 01/20/2017
HJR 5 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING; RELATED ISSUES REPRESENTATIVE WESTLAKE
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 10/27/2017
HJR 10 LIMIT DECLARATION OF NATL. MONUMENTS REPRESENTATIVE RAUSCHER
(H) CRA 02/15/2017
HJR 13 DIVISION OF 9TH CIRCUIT CT OF APPEALS REPRESENTATIVE EASTMAN
(H) STA 02/24/2017
HJR 15 OPPOSE FEDERAL ID REQUIREMENTS REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(S) STA 04/17/2017
HJR 16 FEDS RECOGNIZE 10TH AMENDMENT RIGHTS REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
(H) JUD 03/22/2017
HJR 22 SUPPORT OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF DEVELOP. REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(H) AET 04/28/2017
HJR 24 OIL FIELD DEVEL./INCREASE TAPS THROUGHPUT REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
(H) RES 05/10/2017
HJR 29 REAUTHORIZE SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS ACT REPRESENTATIVE RAUSCHER
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 10/08/2018
HJR 32 CONST. AM: PARENTAL CONSENT TO ABORTION REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX
(H) HSS 02/07/2018
HJR 33 DEVELOP: ARCTIC INFRASTRUCTURE/DEFENSE REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 10/08/2018
HJR 37 PUBLIC LAND/RESOURCE MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
(H) RES 02/21/2018
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 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 152 ESTABLISH: PATRIOT DAY;PTSI AWARENESS DAY SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 105 SLA 18 09/11/2018
SB 174 PROGRAMS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 92 SLA 18 08/25/2018
SB 185 REEMPLOYMENT OF RETIRED TEACHERS & ADMIN SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 81 SLA 18 08/10/2018
SB 193 MED. ASSISTANCE WORK REQUIREMENT SENATOR KELLY
(H) HSS 05/04/2018
SB 202 NATIVE CORP. LIABILITY FOR CONTAMINATION SENATOR HOFFMAN
CHAPTER 112 SLA 18 10/17/2018
SB 204 VET/VALOR/ARTS/DISABLED PLATES;LAO ID/LIC SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 70 SLA 18 07/29/2018
SCR 4 TASK FORCE ON UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS SENATOR HUGHES
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 11/13/2017
SCR 5 ALASKA READS DAY SENATOR GARDNER
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 10/08/2018
SCR 14 DECORATION OF HONOR AWARD SENATOR COSTELLO
LEGIS RESOLVE 23 10/08/2018

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