Representative Pete Kott
District 24 - Republican

Session:

State Capitol, Room 204
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3777
Fax: (907) 465-2819

Interim:

10928 Eagle River Rd, Suite 141
Eagle River, AK 99577
Phone: (907) 694-8944
Fax: (907) 694-8945

Elected to the House 1992, 1994, 1996

Staff

Nicole Thibodeau, (907) 465-3777 or Nicole_Thibodeau@legis.state.ak.us
Noelle Brekke, (907) 465-3764 or
Noelle_Brekke@legis.state.ak.us
Jim Hornaday, (907) 465-6848

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 8/29/49; Flint, MI.
Occupation: Legislator; Retired Air Force.
Spouse: Lichine.
Children: Peter, Pamela.
Residency in Alaska: Eagle River, 1984-present.
Education: High School - Flint Southwestern, 1964-67; College - Florida International University, 1975-77, B.S. Criminal Justice; Post Graduate - Florida International University, 1977-79, Masters Public Administration.
Military Service: U.S. Air Force, Captain, 22 years service.
Awards: Commendation Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal.
Political and Government Positions: State Representative, 1993-present; Previous committee assignments: Chair Labor & Commerce, Co-Chair Military & Veteran's Affairs, member of various committees; Current committee memberships: Chair Rules Committee, member Legislative Council, World Trade & State/Federal Affairs, Military & Veterans Affairs, and International Trade & Tourism; Precinct Committeeman.
Business and Professional Positions: Former Adjunct Professor, Wayland Baptist University, 1986-93; Business & Associate, Kott's Hardwood Flooring, 1996 - present.
Service Organization(s) Membership: National Federation of Independent Business; Eagle River Elks Lodge; National Rifle Association; American Legislative Exchange Council; American Legion.
Special Interests: Fishing, golfing, politics, family and friends, member Skyline Free
Methodist Church.

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Press Releases

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 2: Allowing, for the purposes of permanent fund divident eligibility, an individual to accompany, as the spouse or minor or disabled dependent, another eligible resident who is absent for any of the following reasons: vocational, professional, or other specific education for which a comparable program is not reasonably available in the state; secondary or postsecondary education; military service; medical treatment; service in the Congress or in the peace corps; to care for the individual's terminally ill parent, spouse, sibling, child, or stepchild; for up to 220 days to settle the estate of the individuals's deceased parent, spouse, sibling, child, or stepchild; to care for a parent, spouse, sibling, child, or stepchild with a critical life-threatening illness whose treatment plan, as recommended by the attending physician, requires travel outside of the state for treatment at a medical speciality complex; or other reasons that the commissioner of revenue may establish by regulation; requiring for the purposes of permanent fund dividend eligibility, a state resident to have the intent to remain indefinitely; relating to the eligibility for 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997 permanent fund dividends of certain spouses and dependents of eligible applicants.
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HB 54: An Act establishing the Alaska education technology program.
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HB 65: Passed! Chapter 15 SLA 97: An Act relating to partial-birth abortions.
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HB 116: An Act relating to worker's compensation self-insurance.
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HB 159: An Act relating to sale, possession, and purchase of tobacco and tobacco products; amending Rules 603 and 611(d), Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 215: An Act making an appropriation to the education facilities fund; making an appropriation from the constitutional budget reserve fund under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 216: An Act relating to the Educational Facilities Financing Authority; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 219: An Act relating to chiropractic health care services provided by a health maintenance organization.
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HB 249: An Act relating to insurance obtained from or provided by nonadmitted insurers; and providing for an effective date.
HB 265: An Act relating to pamphlets, publications, plans, and records of state agencies; and relating to reports to and from state agencies and the governor.
HB 288: An Act establishing a small and medium business export finance assistance program.
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HB 405: An Act relating to failing to stop a vehicle when directed to do so by a peace officer.
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HB 430: An Act relating to noneconomic damages resulting from an automobile accident.
HJR 31: Passed! Legis Resolve 40: Requesting the United States Congress to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
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HJR 59: Relating to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting desecration of the Flag of the United States.
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HR 10: Relating to the student loan program.

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Co-Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 13: Relating to marine safety training and education programs.
HB 229: An Act relating to the establishment and operation of charter schools.
HB 232: An Act establishing the independent division of administrative hearings in the Department of Administration in order to provide a source of independent administrative hearing officers to preside in contested cases; relating to administrative hearing officers; relating to contested case proceedings; and providing for an effective date.
HB 234: An Act relating to assistance for abortions under the general relief program; and relating to financial responsibility for the costs of abortions.
HB 265: An Act relating to pamphlets, publications, plans, and records of state agencies; and relating to reports to and from state agencies and the governor.
HB 334: An Act relating to wavier of tuition and fees for certain family members of a police officer killed in the line of duty; and providing for an effective date.
HB 336: An Act relating to eligibility for power cost equalization.
HB 339: An Act relating to the child support enforcement agency; and providing for an effective date.
HB 356: An Act establishing the Joint Committee on Military Bases in Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
HB 357: An Act relating to the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Anchorage in the year 2001; establishing a reserve fund for the games; providing certain duties and authority for the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority regarding financing for those games; and providing for an effective date.
HCR 1: Relating to a new Alaska liquefied natural gas project.
HJR 12: Urging the Secretary of the interior to conduct competitive oil and gas lease sales within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.
HJR 15: Supporting continued funding of the Alaska National Guard Youth Corps Challenge Program.
HJR 21: Relating to amendment of Title VIII of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
SB 11: Relating to state aid for school construction debt; and providing for an effective date.
SB 261: An Act relating to the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Anchorage in the year 2001; establishing a reserve fund for the games; providing certain duties and authority for the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority regarding financing for those games; and providing for an effective date.
SJR 3: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska limiting the rights of prisoners to those required under the Constitution of the United States.
SJR 7: Supporting continued funding of the Alaska National Guard Youth Corps Challenge Program.
SJR 9: Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, to oil and gas exploration, development, and production.

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District Information

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