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Representative Norman Rokeberg
District 11 - Republican


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State Capitol, Room 24
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Toll Free: (800) 773-4968
Phone: (907) 465-4968
Fax: (907) 465-2040
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Interim:
716 W 4th, Suite 640
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 269-0117
Fax: (907) 269-0119

Elected to the House: 1994, 96, 98

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   Dianna Pree 269-0117 (May-Dec)
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   Janet Seitz 465-4968 (Jan-May)
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Biography

Date/Place of Birth: January 4, 1943; Seattle, Washington
Occupation: Commercial Real Estate Broker
Spouse: Gayle
Children: 3 Children and 7 Grandchildren
Residency in Alaska: Anchorage, 1946-47, 1950-present

Education:

High School - Anchorage High School, 1961;
College - Willamette University, 1971, B.A. Political Science.
Military Service: U.S. Army (7th Army - Europe), 1964-66, 2 years service

Political and Government Positions:
Member, Alaska House of Representatives, 1995-present;
Chairman, House Labor & Commerce Committee, 1999-present;
Member, House Judiciary Committee, 1999-present;
Member, House Special Committee on Utility Restructuring, 1999-present;
Member, Legislative Council, 1999-present;
Member, House Special Committee on Economic Development and Tourism, 1999-present;
Member, budget subcommittee for Departments of Community & Economic Development, Labor and Workforce Development, and Corrections, 1999-present;
Chairman, House Labor & Commerce Committee, 1997-98;
Member, House Judiciary Committee, 1997-98;
Member, House Special Committee on Oil and Gas, 1997-98;
Member, budget subcommittees for Departments of Administration, Corrections, and Health and Social Service, 1997-98;
Chairman, House Special Committee on Oil & Gas, 1995-96;
Vice-Chairman, Health, Education and Social Services Committee, 1995-96;
Member, House Labor & Commerce Committee, 1995-96;
Member, Administrative Regulation Review Committee, 1995-96;
Former Chairman, Municipality of Anchorage Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Commission;
Former member, City of Anchorage Budget Advisory Commission.
Business and Professional Positions:
Self-employed businessman, 1967-present;
Broker and Owner, The Rokeberg Company;
Jack White Company 1973-95;
Member, Anchorage Association of Realtors;
National Association of Realtors;
Adjunct Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage (3 years).
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
American Legislative Exchange Committee (ALEC);
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce;
National Eagle Scout Association;
Pioneers of Alaska;
Former Director, Lakewood Terrace Townhouse Association;
AARP; NAR; NFIB; BOMA;
Arctic Power;
Alaska Outdoor Council.
Special Interests:
"Old-Timer" hockey, golf, reading, cooking, fishing, duck hunting.
biography last updated 1/26/00

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Opinion - Editorials

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 13 : Passed! Chapter 30, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the characterization of, use of, segregation of, deposit of, interest on, and disbursement of escrow money; relating to the recording, filing, and delivery of escrow documents; relating to civil penalties for violations of certain escrow provisions by escrow settlement agents; relating to the supervision by the Department of Commerce and Economic Development of escrow settlement agents; authorizing the adoption of regulations to implement certain escrow provisions; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 14 : An Act relating to driver license records of certain children.
HB 15 : An Act relating to disclosure of information about certain children; and amending Rule 22, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 21 : An Act making a special appropriation for the medical assistance for needy persons program and for certain programs relating to tobacco smoking; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis | Tobacco Litigation Links |
HB 37 : Passed! Chapter 87, SLA 2000 An Act relating to smoking education and cessation programs administered by the Department of Health and Social Services.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 67 : Passed! Chapter 95, SLA 2000 An Act relating to release of certain persons alleged to have committed certain sexual offenses.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 69 : Passed! Chapter 74, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 81 : An Act relating to the provision of electric service in the state; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 82 : Passed! Chapter 79, SLA 1999 An Act relating to immunity for certain claims arising out of or in connection with the year 2000 date change; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 96 : An Act relating to deposits to the Alaska permanent fund.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 143 : Passed! Chapter 47, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the executive officer employed for the Real Estate Commission, to educational materials published by the Real Estate Commission, to the Real Estate Surety Fund, to contracts by the Real Estate Commission, and to disclosures in real property transactions.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis | Supporting Information |
HB 158 : Passed! Chapter 48, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the annual report of the director of the division of insurance and to notice of cancellation of personal insurance.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 207 : An Act relating to the registration of persons who perform home inspections; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 211 : Passed! Chapter 99, SLA 2000 An Act relating to liability for providing managed care services, to regulation of managed care insurance plans, and to patient rights and prohibited practices under health insurance; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 234 : An Act relating to construction of a legislative hall.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 272 : Passed! Chapter 79, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the tax assessment by a home rule or general law municipality of housing that qualifies for the low-income housing credit under the Internal Revenue Code; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 345 : An Act relating to state employee health insurance.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 365 : An Act relating to the organization of the public school system; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 370 : An Act relating to a short-term exemption from the minimum wage for newly hired young employees.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 374 : An Act making appropriations to the University of Alaska for the establishment and operation of the Center for the New Economy and Technology and for improvements to computer science and technology programs; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 384 : An Act establishing the Legislative Road Development Task Force; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 393 : An Act providing for an annual land lottery.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 401 : An Act relating to computer networks and to electronic mail advertisements.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HCR 18 : Proposing amendments to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to committee meetings; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HJR 45 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to terms of legislators and to the length of regular sessions of the legislature.
| Sponsor Statement |

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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 39 : An Act relating to the location of legislative sessions; and providing for an effective date.
HB 42 : An Act relating to civil liability for certain false or improper allegations in a civil pleading or for certain improper acts relating to a civil action; amending Rule 82(b), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
HB 61 : Passed! Chapter 39, SLA 1999 An Act relating to an exemption from the requirement for payment for overtime under a voluntary written agreement for certain employees in the airline industry; and providing for an effective date.
HB 70 : Passed! Chapter 63, SLA 1999 An Act relating to questionnaires or surveys administered in public schools.
HB 80 : Passed! Chapter 7, SLA 1999 An Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
HB 109 : Passed! Chapter 56, SLA 1999 An Act relating to management of fish and game in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and navigable waters.
HB 131 : Vetoed by Governor An Act relating to public rights-of-way and easements for surface transportation across the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge.
HB 135 : Passed! Chapter 64, SLA 1999 An Act relating to use of eavesdropping and recording devices by peace officers.
HB 151 : Passed! Chapter 88, SLA 1999 An Act relating to revocation and reinstatement of the driver's license of a person at least 14 but not yet 21 years of age.
HB 176 : An Act relating to attorney fees and costs and the granting of public interest litigant status in proceedings related to administrative actions and inactions; and amending Rules 79 and 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule 508, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure.
HB 191 : An Act relating to charter schools.
HB 192 : Passed! Chapter 7, SLA 2000 An Act relating to reciting the pledge of allegiance by public school students.
HB 214 : Passed! Chapter 42, SLA 1999 An Act relating to litigation involving correctional facilities; and amending Rules 59(f), 60(b), 62, and 65, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.
HB 226 : Passed! Chapter 52, SLA 2000 An Act relating to credited service under the teachers' retirement system for education employees on leave without pay or receiving workers' compensation benefits because of certain on-the-job injuries.
HB 253 : Passed! Chapter 114, SLA 2000 An Act relating to a school disciplinary and safety program; and providing for an effective date.
HB 277 : An Act relating to payment of retirement benefits for certain subsequently reemployed retired members of the teachers' retirement system; and providing for an effective date.
HB 297 : Passed! Chapter 18 SLA 00 An Act relating to the certificate of need program; and providing for an effective date.
HB 372 : Passed! Chapter 103, SLA 2000 An Act relating to criminal sentencing and restitution.
HB 409 : An Act prescribing the rights of grandparents related to hearings on petitions to adjudicate a minor as a child in need of aid and to the testimony of grandparents at those hearings; and amending Rules 3, 7, 10, 15, 17(e), and 19, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules.
HCR 19 : Designating the month of March as Women's History Month and urging all Alaskans to join in the celebration of International Women's Day on March 8, 2000.
HJR 11 : Passed! Legis Resolve 8 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.
HJR 12 : Passed! Legis Resolve 5 Relating to federal claims against funds obtained by settlement of state tobacco litigation.
HJR 13 : Passed! Legis Resolve 14 Relating to using oil spill settlement funds to create a long-term research and monitoring endowment.
HJR 18 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to an office of administrative hearings.
HJR 40 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to terms of legislators, to meetings of legislative committees, and to the length of regular sessions of the legislature.
SB 9 : Passed! Chapter 22, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the calculation of employee contributions and credited service in the public employees' retirement system for noncertificated employees of school districts, regional educational attendance areas, the special education service agency, the Alaska Vocational Technical Center, and the state boarding schools; and providing for an effective date.
SB 27 : Passed! Chapter 36, SLA 1999 An Act relating to school records and driver license records of certain children.
SB 186 : Passed! Chapter 3 SLA 2000 An Act relating to a University of Alaska postsecondary education savings program, to the Alaska Higher Education Savings Trust, and to the Alaska advance college tuition savings fund; and providing for an effective date.
SB 231 : Passed! Chapter 22, SLA 2000 An Act naming the Alaska Native Veterans' Honor Bridge.
SJR 3 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the repeal of regulations by the legislature.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Representative Rokeberg

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House Labor & Commerce Committee

Chair:
Norman Rokeberg

Members:
Andrew Halcro, Vice-Chair Vic Kohring
Lisa Murkowski John Harris
Tom Brice Sharon Cissna

Janet Seitz, Committee Aide
State Capitol, Room 24
Juneau, AK 99801     phone: (907) 465-4954
Committee Meets at 3:15pm M/W/F in Capitol Room 17

Committee Legislation

HB 68 : Passed! Chapter 52, SLA 1999 An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Pharmacy to June 30, 2005; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 79 : Passed! Chapter 75, SLA 1999 An Act relating to letters of credit under the Uniform Commercial Code; and providing for an effective date.
HB 83 : Passed! Chapter 76, SLA 1999 (Short Title) The Alaska Securities Act.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 123 : Passed! Chapter 19, SLA 1999 An Act exempting individuals who provide ski patrol services on a voluntary basis from the requirement for payment of minimum wage and overtime compensation; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 130 : Passed! Chapter 38, SLA 2000 An Act adding limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships to the organizations that can be authorized to practice architecture, engineering, land surveying, and landscape architecture; and relating to state and municipal contracts for architectural, engineering, land surveying, and landscape architectural services.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 190 : Passed! Chapter 11, SLA 2000 An Act relating to viatical settlement contracts.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 201 : Passed! Chapter 43, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the computation of overtime; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 310 : Passed! Chapter 39, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the Alaska Insurance Guaranty Association; and amending Rule 24, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |
HB 418 : Passed! Chapter 101, SLA 2000 An Act relating to program receipts collected by the division of insurance and to program receipts collected by the Department of Community and Economic Development for occupational licenses; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 419 : Passed! Chapter 105, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the weekly rate of compensation and minimum and maximum compensation rates for workers' compensation; specifying components of a workers' compensation reemployment plan; adjusting workers' compensation benefits for permanent partial impairment, for reemployment plans, for rehabilitation benefits, for widows, widowers, and orphans, and for funerals; relating to permanent total disability of an employee receiving rehabilitation benefits; relating to calculation of gross weekly earnings for workers' compensation benefits for seasonal and temporary workers and for workers with overtime or premium pay; setting time limits for requesting a hearing on claims for workers' compensation, for selecting a rehabilitation specialist, and for payment of medical bills; relating to termination and to waiver of rehabilitation benefits, obtaining medical releases, and resolving discovery disputes relating to workers' compensation; setting an interest rate for late payments of workers' compensation; providing for updating the workers' compensation medical fee schedule; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |
HB 422 : An Act relating to workers' compensation benefits for injuries resulting from consumption of alcohol or use of drugs; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement | Sectional Analysis |

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District Information

  • District 11 - 2000 Summer Newsletter in Adobe Acrobat ".pdf" file format.
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  • District 11 - 1999 Summer Newsletter in Adobe Acrobat ".pdf" file format.
    = 757 K
  • District 11 - 1998 Summer Newsletter in Adobe Acrobat ".pdf" file format.
    = 545 K
  • District F - 1997 Summer Newsletter in Adobe Acrobat ".pdf " file format.
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