HOUSE
CRAIG JOHNSON
25th-29th Legislature (2007 -2016)

Representative Craig Johnson

District: 28
Party: Republican

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Date/Place of Birth:
November 22, 1953
Kermit, Texas

Residency in Alaska:
Alaska Resident since 1978 - 20 Years in Southwest Anchorage - Southwest Anchorage resident since 1991

Occupation:
Businessman

Education:
Northeast Oklahoma A&M: 1973-1975
Oklahoma State University: 1975-1977

Alaska State House of Representatives:
Chair Rules Committee: 2011 - present
Co-Chair, Resources Committee: 2007 - 2010
Vice-chair, Labor & Commerce Committee: 2010 - present
Vice-chair, Transportation Committee: 2009 - present
Member Committee on Committees: 2010 - present
Member Fisheries Special Committee: 2007 - present
Member Legislative Council: 2010 - present
Member, Rules Committee: 2007 - 2009
Member, State Affairs Committee: 2007 - 2010
Member, Transportation Committee: 2007 - 2008
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Member, Administration: 2007 - 2010
   - Member, Corrections: 2007 - 2010
   - Member, Fish & Game: 2007 - present
   - Member, Governor: 2010 - present
   - Member, Legislature: 2010 - present
   - Member, Natural Resources: 2007 - present
Vice-Chair, Alaska Legislative Outdoor Heritage Caucus 2007 - 2010; Co-Chair 2011
House Appointee, Parks Bail Advisory Committee 2007 - present

Other Political and Government Positions:
Council of State Governments West - (CSG West)
   - Member of Executive Committee
   - Water and Public Lands Committee, Vice Chair, 2009 - 2010; Chair 2010
   - Energy and Environment Committee
National Council of State Legislatures - (NCSL)
   - Agriculture, Environment and Energy Committee,
   - Labor and Workforce
   - Development Committee
Pacific NorthWest Economic Region - (PNWER)
   - Legislative Academy Alumni
   - Legislative Energy Chair's Task Force
Energy Council – Member of Executive Committee, 2009 - present
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation

Business and Professional Positions:
Former General Manager, Alaska Publications;
Former Marketing Director, MarkAir;
Former General Manager, Alaska Journal of Commerce and Alaska Military Weekly
Former Small Business Owner
VP/GM, KYMG Radio

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Klatt Community Council Member
Anchorage International Rotary (past member)
Chamber of Commerce Military Committee (past member)
Better Business Bureau, Board of Directors (past director)

Special Interests:
Family, Boating, Golf, Fishing and enjoys Alaska's great outdoors

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 3 REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, HAWKER, CHENAULT, JOHNSON, GATTO
(S) STA 03/01/2011
HB 17 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX REPRESENTATIVES HAWKER, CHENAULT, JOHNSON, OLSON
(H) RES 01/18/2011
HB 94 STUDENT ATHLETE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(H) EDC 01/18/2011
HB 97 EXTEND INVASIVE PLANTS LAW REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
CHAPTER 3 SLA 11 04/22/2011
HB 98 HANDLING OF STATE FLAG REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
CHAPTER 5 SLA 11 04/28/2011
HB 115 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL EXPRESSWAY REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(S) RLS 04/13/2012
HB 304 ALASKA FIRE STANDARDS COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(S) RLS 04/14/2012



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 1 POLICY FOR SECURING HEALTH CARE SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES GATTO, LYNN
(S) HSS 04/12/2011
HB 7 SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS REPRESENTATIVES MUNOZ, HERRON, KERTTULA, GATTO, LYNN, PRUITT
CHAPTER 22 SLA 11 06/23/2011
HB 8 FEDERAL REGULATIONS & EXECUTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
(S) STA 04/12/2011
HB 9 IN-STATE GASLINE DEVELOPMENT CORP REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) CRA 03/28/2012
HB 15 STUDENT ATHLETE CONCUSSIONS REPRESENTATIVE DOOGAN
CHAPTER 12 SLA 11 05/27/2011
HB 16 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS/INCOME ALLOWANCES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 6 SLA 11 05/02/2011
HB 19 SPECIAL REQUEST LICENSE PLATES REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, GATTO
CHAPTER 2 SLA 12 03/07/2012
HB 20 PERSONAL USE FISHING PRIORITY REPRESENTATIVES STOLTZE, KELLER
(H) FSH 01/18/2011
HB 28 OCC. LICENSES: TEMPORARY/FEES/PAWNBROKERS REPRESENTATIVES THOMAS, HERRON, FEIGE
CHAPTER 25 SLA 11 06/27/2011
HB 30 DEDICATED TRANSPORT FUND/PUB TRANSPORT REPRESENTATIVES P.WILSON, THOMPSON
(H) FIN 03/09/2011
HB 50 ACCESS TO LICENSED PREMISES REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
(S) RLS 04/13/2012
HB 55 KNIVES, GRAVITY KNIFE & SWITCHBLADE REPRESENTATIVES NEUMAN, LYNN
(S) RLS 04/11/2012
HB 56 INCLUDE ARSON IN CRIMES OF CONSPIRACY REPRESENTATIVES GATTO, GRUENBERG, LYNN
CHAPTER 66 SLA 12 06/18/2012
HB 59 COMMERCIAL FISHING LOAN ACT REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(S) RES 04/06/2012
HB 62 PASSENGER VEHICLE RENTAL TAX REPRESENTATIVES HOLMES, HERRON
(H) FIN 03/30/2011
HB 64 PERM. MOT. VEH. REGISTRATION/TRAILERS REPRESENTATIVES STOLTZE, KELLER
(S) STA 04/06/2012
HB 78 MEDICAL PROVIDER INCENTIVES/LOAN REPAYM'T REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
CHAPTER 25 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 80 SELF DEFENSE REPRESENTATIVES NEUMAN, FEIGE, LYNN, COSTELLO
(S) FIN 03/23/2012
HB 129 DECEASED VETERAN DEATH CERTIFICATE REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 69 SLA 12 06/18/2012
HB 142 PRESUMPTION AGIA PROJECT IS UNECONOMICAL REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) FIN 02/04/2011
HB 144 REPORT ON FISHING STREAM ACCESS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 9 SLA 12 04/24/2012
HB 156 CHAIR OF RCA REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
(S) L&C 04/08/2011
HB 166 STATE AGENCY PERFORMANCE AUDITS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) FIN 03/25/2011
HB 168 INJUNCTION SECURITY: INDUSTRIAL OPERATION REPRESENTATIVE FEIGE
(S) JUD 03/21/2012
HB 171 ARRESTS FOR MISDEMEANORS REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ BY REQUEST
(S) JUD 04/13/2011
HB 174 EXTENDING STAYED PERMITS REPRESENTATIVE FEIGE
(H) RES 02/25/2011
HB 180 VETERAN DESIGNATION ON DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
(S) FIN 04/06/2012
HB 189 GASLINE DEV. TEAM/CORP. MEMBERS/INFO REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) RES 03/30/2011
HB 190 PFD ALLOWABLE ABSENCE REPRESENTATIVE FEIGE
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HB 203 AK GASLINE DEV. CORP/GAS PIPELINE FUND REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) FIN 04/06/2011
HB 215 PIPELINE PROJECT: JUDICIAL REVIEW/ROW REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) JUD 04/12/2011
HB 216 REGULATIONS: INFORMATIVE SUMMARY/BILLS REPRESENTATIVE P.WILSON
CHAPTER 42 SLA 12 05/24/2012
HB 222 AK PROMOTION & MARKETING FUND/BOARD REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
(H) EDT 04/01/2011
HB 234 PICKETING AND PROTESTS AT FUNERALS REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
(S) RLS 04/13/2012
HB 240 REPLACEMENT OF PERSONAL USE CABIN REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) RES 04/17/2011
HB 245 GAMING:SNOW CLASSIC/BROADCASTING/INTERNET REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 62 SLA 12 06/12/2012
HB 246 NAMING CERTAIN BRIDGES/AIRPORTS/ROAD REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
CHAPTER 11 SLA 12 05/01/2012
HB 247 ALASKA NATIONAL GUARD DAY REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, THOMPSON, SADDLER
CHAPTER 10 SLA 12 04/30/2012
HB 250 RENEWABLE ENERGY GRANT FUND REPRESENTATIVES THOMAS, P.WILSON, MILLETT
CHAPTER 12 SLA 12 05/02/2012
HB 252 TAXES: FILM; SMALL CORP; OIL & GAS REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/15/2012
HB 258 NATURALLY OCCURRING ASBESTOS REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
CHAPTER 13 SLA 12 05/04/2012
HB 264 MUNI PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL: SUBDIVISIONS REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/15/2012
HB 271 COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS REPRESENTATIVES KELLER, PRUITT
(S) RLS 04/11/2012
HB 276 OIL/GAS PROD. TAX CREDITS/RATES/VALUE REPRESENTATIVES THOMPSON, DICK, MILLETT, TUCK, MILLER
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/15/2012
HB 282 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT/TEMP. LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HB 289 LIQ. NAT. GAS STORAGE: TAX CREDIT/LEASE REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(S) FIN 04/04/2012
HB 298 EXEMPTIONS FROM MINING TAX REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 28 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 301 BOATING REGULATION: SUNSET/ENFORCEMENT REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 31 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 312 HOMEOWNERS ENERGY CONVERSION LOAN FUND REPRESENTATIVE T.WILSON
(S) FIN 04/10/2012
HB 316 MILITARY FACILITY ZONES REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
CHAPTER 20 SLA 12 05/16/2012
HB 337 BD OF ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, SURVEYORS REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON BY REQUEST
(S) RLS 04/14/2012
HB 345 WAIVE CDL SKILL TEST FOR CERTAIN VETERANS REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HB 347 USE OF MUNICIPAL FUNDS FOR INITIATIVES REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
(S) JUD 04/15/2012
HB 356 LAND MANAGEMENT:HUNTING/FISHING/TRAPPING REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
(H) RES 02/22/2012
HB 358 ANWR ADVERTISING CONTRACT REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
(S) L&C 04/10/2012
HCR 2 RONALD REAGAN LANDMARK REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
(H) RLS 02/07/2011
HCR 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 07/19/2011
HCR 7 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 07/19/2011
HCR 12 TASK FORCE ON FISCAL FUTURE OF ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
(S) FIN 04/11/2011
HCR 24 STATE FOOD RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT GROUP REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HCR 25 WILDLIFE & SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
(S) RLS 04/06/2012
HJR 4 CONST. AM: TRANSPORTATION FUND REPRESENTATIVES P.WILSON, THOMPSON
(S) FIN 04/04/2012
HJR 9 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 07/19/2011
HJR 13 HONORING RONALD REAGAN REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 07/19/2011
HJR 15 SUPPORT ARCTIC CAUCUS REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 07/19/2011
HJR 20 ROADLESS RULE & CHUGACH AND TONGASS HYDRO REPRESENTATIVE JOHANSEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 63 08/08/2012
HJR 21 OPPOSING FEDERAL WILD LAND DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE FEIGE
(S) RES 04/04/2011
HJR 24 SUPPORT FED. FOREST LAND REVENUE SHARING REPRESENTATIVE P.WILSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 07/19/2011
HJR 27 RELOCATE COASTAL VILLAGES REGION FUND REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 07/19/2011
HJR 29 BLM LEGACY OIL WELL CLEAN UP/AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 09/12/2012
HJR 40 RS 2477 RIGHTS-OF-WAY REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
(S) RES 04/12/2012
HR 5 URGING FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE P.WILSON
HOUSE RESOLVE 5 02/23/2011
HR 6 BYCATCH LIMITS IN NPFMC GROUNDFISH PLAN REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
HOUSE RESOLVE 6 07/19/2011
HR 8 COOK INLET/KACHEMAK BELUGA POPULATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
HOUSE RESOLVE 8 07/19/2011
SB 15 SEX OFFENDER/UNDERAGE ALCOHOL OFFENSE SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 21 SLA 11 06/23/2011
SB 25 AIDEA: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY/ INTEREST RATE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 60 SLA 12 06/12/2012
SB 30 RETURN OF SEIZED PROPERTY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 3 SLA 12 03/21/2012
SB 33 DISPOSITION OF SERVICE MEMBERS' REMAINS SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, PASKVAN, COGHILL
CHAPTER 1 SLA 11 03/11/2011
SB 108 SPC. STEPHEN "MAX" CAVANAUGH OVERPASS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 19 SLA 11 06/08/2011
SB 125 MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSACTIONS SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 50 SLA 12 05/29/2012
SB 127 FETAL ALCOHOL DISORDERS AWARENESS DAY SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 7 SLA 12 04/24/2012
SB 135 CRIME VICTIMS/ADVOCATE/DA/PD/CONTINUANCES SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 72 SLA 12 06/19/2012
SB 136 VETERANS DRIVERS LICENSE, TAX CREDIT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
CHAPTER 68 SLA 12 06/18/2012
SB 137 SUICIDE AWARENESS & PREVENTION TRAINING SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 34 SLA 12 05/23/2012
SB 210 CRIMES/SENTENCING/PAROLE/VICTIMS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 70 SLA 12 06/19/2012
SCR 7 FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS DAY SENATOR MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 07/19/2011
SCR 11 WALTER HICKEL DAY OF THE ARCTIC SENATOR FRENCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 08/08/2012
SCR 17 GIRL SCOUTS 100TH ANNIVERSARY SENATOR DAVIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 08/08/2012
SCR 18 RAOUL WALLENBERG REMEMBRANCE DAY SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 33 08/08/2012
SCR 20 DECORATION OF HONOR SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 08/08/2012
SJR 2 LIMIT FEDERAL INTERVENTION IN STATE SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 07/19/2011
SJR 17 ARCTIC COUNCIL TASK FORCE SENATOR MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 03/19/2012

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