SENATE
JAMES KAUFMAN
32nd-33rd Legislature (2021 -2024)

Senator James Kaufman

Email: Senator.James.Kaufman@akleg.gov
District: F
Party: Republican
Toll-Free: 800-478-4950

Session Contact
State Capitol Room 115
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-4949

Interim Contact
1500 W Benson Blvd
Anchorage AK, 99503
Phone: 907-269-0244

Legislative Service
2021-2022 Representative
2023-2024 Senator

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 20 APPROPRIATION LIMIT; GOV BUDGET SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) JUD 03/10/2023
SB 21 STRATEGIC PLANS FOR STATE AGENCIES SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) FIN 04/21/2023
SB 25 REPEALING FUNDS, ACCOUNTS, AND PROGRAMS SENATOR KAUFMAN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 23 06/13/2023
SB 26 LICENSE PLATES: FALLEN PEACE OFFICERS SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) FIN 02/20/2023
SB 33 RENEWABLE ENERGY GRANT FUND SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) FIN 02/17/2023
SB 34 CITIZEN ADVISORY COMM ON FEDERAL AREAS SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) RLS 02/21/2024
SB 134 INS. DATA SECURITY; INFO. SECURITY PRGRMS SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) JUD 02/19/2024
SB 147 REEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) CALENDAR 3/4 03/01/2024
SB 150 ESTABLISH STATE LOTTERY BOARD/LOTTERIES SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) L&C 05/13/2023
SB 195 STATE AGENCY PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) STA 01/18/2024
SB 201 OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) STA 01/24/2024
SB 205 AHFC AUTHORITY TO ACQUIRE BUILDING SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) FIN 01/24/2024
SB 251 REGULATORY SANDBOX PROGRAM SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) L&C 02/21/2024
SB 253 DNR BIG GAME HUNTING PRGRM/PILOT PROJECT SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) RES 02/21/2024
SJR 4 CONST. AM: APPROP LIMIT SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) JUD 03/10/2023
SJR 9 CONST. AM: PERMANENT FUND, DIVIDENDS SENATOR KAUFMAN
(S) JUD 03/10/2023



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 8 ELECTRIC-ASSISTED BICYCLES REPRESENTATIVE CARRICK
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 07/20/2023
HB 23 FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH REPRESENTATIVE MINA
CHAPTER 18 SLA 23 07/20/2023
HB 56 VETERINARIANS; CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE DATA REPRESENTATIVE RUFFRIDGE
CHAPTER 14 SLA 23 07/06/2023
HB 61 LIMITATIONS ON FIREARMS RESTRICTIONS REPRESENTATIVE TILTON
CHAPTER 21 SLA 23 07/29/2023
HB 62 RENEWABLE ENERGY GRANT FUND REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 5 SLA 23 05/25/2023
HB 103 EXTEND ALASKA MINERALS COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE CRONK
CHAPTER 11 SLA 23 06/21/2023
HB 104 TIMBER SALE: EXPEDITED/SALVAGE/NEGOTIATED REPRESENTATIVE CRONK
(S) RES 04/21/2023
HJR 3 CONCEALED HANDGUN RECIPROCITY B/W STATES REPRESENTATIVE RAUSCHER
(S) JUD 05/12/2023
HJR 4 HONORING THE ALASKA-KOREA RELATIONSHIP REPRESENTATIVE MINA
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 03/31/2023
HJR 6 NAT'L PETROLEUM RESERVE IN ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE PATKOTAK
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 02/28/2023
HJR 10 NAT'L PARK SERVICE; HUNTING IN PRESERVES REPRESENTATIVE CRONK
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 07/20/2023
HJR 11 ADDRESS AIR POLLUTION IN FAIRBANKS REPRESENTATIVE STAPP
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 07/20/2023
SB 10 HUNTING/TRAPPING/FISHING: DISABLED VETS SENATOR KIEHL
CHAPTER 4 SLA 23 05/24/2023
SB 13 UNIVERSITY: TEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS COST SENATOR MYERS
(H) RLS 02/12/2024
SB 29 CIVICS EDUCATION SENATOR STEVENS
(H) EDC 05/08/2023
SB 38 INTERFERENCE WITH EMERGENCY SERVICES SENATOR WILSON
CHAPTER 19 SLA 23 07/20/2023
SB 45 DIRECT HEALTH AGREEMENT: NOT INSURANCE SENATOR WILSON
RETURNED TO (H) RLS 02/28/2024
SB 46 BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR TOBIN
(H) RLS 02/09/2024
SB 51 CONTROLLED SUB. DATA: EXEMPT VETERINARIAN SENATOR TOBIN
(S) L&C 03/10/2023
SB 63 LIMITATIONS ON FIREARMS RESTRICTIONS SENATOR KAWASAKI
(S) JUD 03/22/2023
SB 78 HUNT/FISH LICENSE FOR NONRESIDENT STUDENT SENATOR WILSON
(S) FIN 04/14/2023
SB 87 LUMBER GRADING PROGRAM SENATOR BJORKMAN
CHAPTER 26 SLA 23 08/30/2023
SB 95 LIC. PLATES: SPECIALTY ORGS/PEACE OFFICER SENATOR MERRICK
(H) STA 01/16/2024
SB 99 FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM IN SCHOOLS SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) EDC 05/15/2023
SB 119 STATE IDENTIFICATION CARD FOR PRISONERS SENATOR MYERS
CHAPTER 23 SLA 23 08/05/2023
SB 159 ALASKA VETERANS' POPPY DAY SENATOR DUNBAR
(H) RLS 02/22/2024
SB 170 EXTND SR BENEFITS; REPEAL LONGEVITY BONUS SENATOR KAWASAKI
(H) FIN 02/22/2024
SJR 6 HONORING THE ALASKA-KOREA RELATIONSHIP SENATOR TOBIN
(S) RLS 03/10/2023
SJR 11 WESTERN AK/ARCTIC OIL SPILL RESPONSE SENATOR KIEHL
(H) RLS 05/08/2023
SJR 14 SUPPORT STATE SEAFOOD INDUSTRY SENATOR BISHOP
(H) FSH 03/01/2024

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