Guide to the Norman Rokeberg papers
Collection number: HMC-0945.
Creator: Rokeberg, Norman.
Title: Norman Rokeberg papers.
Volume of collection: 10.0 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary:The legislative papers of a member of the Alaska State House of Representatives from Anchorage.
Norman Rokeberg was born in Seattle, Washington, in 1943. He graduated from Anchorage High School in 1961, and served in the U.S. Army in Europe from 1964 to 1966. He later attended Willamette University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1971. After returning to Anchorage, he continued his business career, begun in 1967, as a commercial real estate broker and small business owner. In 1994, he was elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives from Anchorage, and was reelected five times. During his legislative career, he chaired the following committees: Special Committee on Oil and Gas (1995-1996), Labor and Commerce (1997-2000), Judiciary (2001-2002), and Rules (2003-2006). He has also been active as a member of several political and governmental councils, assemblies, boards and commissions, as well as participating in numerous service and community organizations.
The collection consists of the legislative papers of Representative Norman Rokeberg of Anchorage. The collection is divided into two series: bill files and legislative accomplishments books. The bill files typically contain bill histories, drafts, vote tallies, fiscal notes, sponsor statements, constituent correspondence, committee minutes, floor speeches, press articles, and research materials. Most of the files concern house bills, but also include a few senate bills, resolutions, and concurrent resolutions. The legislative accomplishments books refer to individual legislative sessions or legislatures, and generally are divided into topical sections.
Arrangement: The bill files are grouped chronologically by legislative session, in bill number order thereunder. The legislative accomplishments books are arranged in chronological order.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: The Archives holds copyright to collection materials authored by Norman Rokeberg only.
Preferred citation: Norman Rokeberg papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Related materials: For other legislators’ papers held by the Archives, please see our topical guide to Alaska State Legislators and Legislation.
Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Norman Rokeberg in 2007.
Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2008. The finding aid was converted to this standardized format by Arlene Schmuland in 2011.
Series 1: Bill files; 1995-2006. 9.3 cubic feet.
Arranged chronologically by legislative session, thereunder numerically by bill number.
|1/1-5||House Bill 207: Royalty reduction for non-producing oil and gas leases||1995|
|1/6||House Bill 287: Outdoor advertising on trash receptacles and restrictions on outdoor advertising||1995|
|1/7-9||House Bills 226 and 227, Senate Bill 38: Marriage legislation||1995-1996|
|1/10-12||House Bill 339: Parental rights||1996|
|1/13-15||House Bill 372: Restaurant liquor licenses||1996|
|1/16-18||House Bill 384: Pioneer Home rent||1996|
|1/19-21||House Bill 388: Oil/gas leasing/best interest findings||1996|
|2/1-4||House Bill 388: Oil/gas leasing/best interest findings (continued)||1996|
|2/5-8||House Bill 393: Managed care for recipients of medical assistance||1996|
|2/9-10||House Bill 394: Shallow natural gas leasing||1996|
|2/11-12||House Bill 446: Nuisance injunctions||1996|
|2/13-15||House Bill 478: Real estate documents||1996|
|2/16||Legislative Resolution 3: Endorsing ANWR Leasing||1997|
|2/17-18||House Bill 41: Impairment rating guides used in evaluating workers’ compensation claims||1997|
|2/19-20||House Bill 222: Abandoned, wrecked or junk vehicles||1997|
|2/21||Senate Bill 178: Hunt Building purchase by State of Alaska||1997|
|3/1-4||Senate Bill 178: Hunt Building purchase by State of Alaska (continued)||1997|
|3/5-13||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Master File||1998|
|3/14-15||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Date and Meeting||1998|
|3/16-22||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Letters||1998|
|4/1||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Letters (continued)||1998|
|4/2-5||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Affinity Group||1998|
|4/6-7||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Legal Services and Other Legal Opinions||1998|
|4/8-9||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Miscellaneous News, Procuring Cause||1998|
|4/10-12||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Miscellaneous Procuring Cause||1998|
|4/13||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Norman’s Notes||1998|
|4/14||House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Amerinet and Veterans||1998|
|4/15-22||House Bill 51: Department of Environmental Conservation water penalties||1998|
|5/1-6||House Bill 51: Department of Environmental Conservation water penalties (continued)||1998|
|5/7-8||House Bill 458: Golf course alcoholic beverage licenses||1998|
|5/9||Senate Bill 305: Injured worker reemployment and benefit eligibility||1998|
|5/10-11||House Bill 472: Apportionment of business income||1998|
|5/12||House Bill 484: Unemployment exempt amateur sports officials||1998|
|5/13-15||House Bill 13: Regulation of escrow accounts – “Good Funds”||1999|
|5/16-18||House Bill 69: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board||1999|
|5/17||House Bill 79: Letters of Credit||1999|
|5/19-21||House Bill 82: Y2K limited immunity for private sector||1999|
|6/1||House Bill 82: Y2K limited immunity for private sector||1999|
|6/2||House Bill 83: Alaska Securities Act||1999|
|6/3||House Bill 123: Minimum wage and overtime exemptions||1999|
|6/4-5||House Bill 143: Real estate surety fund and commission||1999|
|6/6||House Bill 158: Insurance cancellation of the elderly||1999|
|6/7-8||House Bill 201: Overtime compensation computation||1999|
|6/9-12||House Bill 37: Cigarette sales, education and cessation program||2000|
|6/13-14||House Bill 67: Bail hearings for sex offenders||2000|
|6/15-20||House Bill 211: Managed care insurance plans||2000|
|6/21-23||House Bill 76: New facilities for Alaska Psychiatric Institute||2001|
|7/1-5||House Judiciary Bills: House Bills 132, 179, 189 and 200||2001|
|7/6-10||House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Bill Versions||2002|
|7/11-13||House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Amendments and Legal Services||2002|
|7/14-16||House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Packets, Agency Letters and General Letters||2002|
|7/17-19||House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Wellness Court, Research and Notes||2002|
|7/20-21||House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Fiscal Notes||2002|
|8/1-2||House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Fiscal Notes||2002|
|8/3-6||House Bill 4: Drunk driving: News Articles||2002|
|8/7-8||House Bill 330: Brewpub licenses and providing alcoholic beverages to minors||2002|
|8/9||House Bill 381: Failure to stop for peace officer||2002|
|8/10||House Bill 470: Common interest ownership – offering statements||2002|
|8/11||House Bill 499: Successor liability for product liability: 2002|
|8/12||House Bill 501: Unclaimed property to pay court-ordered restitution||2002|
|8/13-16||House Bill 9: Home inspectors/contractors||2003|
|8/17-21||House Bill 11: Deposits to the permanent fund||2003|
|8/22||House Bill 28: Oil and gas royalty modification||2003|
|8/23||House Bill 195: State health insurance plan||2003|
|8/24||House Bill 199: Delete minimum wage inflation-proofing||2003|
|9/1-3||House Bill 257: Real estate licensees – duties and claims||2003|
|9/4||House Resolution 7: Resources room named after Ramona Barnes||2004|
|9/5||House Concurrent Resolution 16: Uniform rules – Mason’s manual meetings||2004|
|9/6-9||House Bill 29: Real property transactions/licensees||2004|
|9/10-12||House Bill 255: Wage and Hour Act||2004|
|9/13-14||House Bill 563: Legislative procedures and ethics guidelines||2004|
|9/15-17||House Bill 563: Legislative procedures and ethics guidelines: Background||2004|
|9/18||House Bill 98: Nonunion public employee salary and benefit||2005|
|9/19||House Bill 136: Driving under influence sentencing||2005|
|9/20||House Bill 169: Real estate licensees||2005|
|9/21-22||House Bill 182: Wage and Hour Act||2005|
|9/23||House Bill 215: Permanent Fund Corporation||2005|
|9/24||House Bill 29: Alaska Comprehensive Health Insurance Association||2006|
|10/1||House Bill 29: Alaska Comprehensive Health Insurance Association||2006|
|10/2-3||House Bill 441: Therapeutic court for DUI/sentencing||2006|
|10/4||House Bill 485: State pharmacists/doctors – exempt service||2006|
|10/5||Senate Concurrent Resolution 401, House Bills 4001 and 4002: Same-sex partner employment benefits||2006|
Series 2: Legislative accomplishments books; 1996-2005. 0.7 cubic feet.
Arranged chronologically by legislative session.
|10/6||End of Session GOP Talking Points||1996|
|10/7-8||19th Legislature Accomplishments||1996|
|10/9||Adjournment Package, 20th Alaska Legislature||1997-1998|
|10/10-11||20th Legislature Accomplishments||1998|
|10/12-13||21st Alaska Legislature: Norman’s Notebook||1999-2000|
|10/14||Adjournment Packet, 21st Alaska Legislature||1999|
|10/15||2000 Accomplishments: 21st Alaska State Legislature||2000|
|10/16||Rep. Norman Rokeberg’s Book, 22nd Legislature||2001-2002|
|10/17-18||1st Session Achievement Package, 23rd Alaska State Legislature||2003|
|10/19||Achievement Package, 23rd Alaska State Legislature||2004|
|10/20||1st Session Achievement Package, 24th Alaska State Legislature (House Speaker John Harris)||2005|
|10/21||1st Session Achievement Package, 24th Alaska State Legislature (Senate President Ben Stevens)||2005|