Getting Started


BASIS (Bill Action and Status Inquiry System) Tutorial

Steps for Using Infobases

Tips for Researching Alaska Legislative History using BASIS and Infobases


Abbreviations & Acronyms (PDF)

BASIS – you may run across pages that say BASIS on them. This is the software used to allow the extensive search features available to you through this site.

Bill Root – this is the bill number, it is located to the left of the bill in schedules and provides the link to detailed bill information. Make a note of the Bill Root so you can Track the Bill.

Conference Committee Summary – displays a list of bills in committees specially appointed to resolve differences between versions passed by House and Senate.

Infobases – another software name that allows extensive access. Infobases runs the full text journals, statutes, and other Alaska information.

LAA – Legislative Affairs Agency

LIOS – Legislative Information Office Directory

Requestor Bill Search – displays a list of bills introduced at the request of non-legislative entities.


Alaska State Constitution
Citizen’s Guide to the Constitution (2.0mb PDF)
Constitutional Convention Files


Alaska’s Capitol - Read the Capitol's history, completed in 1931, take a video tour (Short Version 18.8 Mb or Full Version 40.5 Mb) of the capitol, or download the capitol tour brochure(PDF)



100 Years of Alaska Legislature

Legislative Process Presentation (Powerpoint)
Classic 1970's Legislative Process Video (34.1MB)
About the Legislative Branch
Legislative Bios:
House | Senate

Directory of State Officials