12th-21st Legislature (1981 -2000)

HOUSE
BEN GRUSSENDORF





Representative Ben Grussendorf
District: 2
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1981-2000 Representative
1985-1992 Representative Speaker of the House

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
02/23/1942;
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

OCCUPATION:
Educator

SPOUSE:
Karen

CHILDREN:
Tim, Karla

EDUCATION:
High School: Grand Rapids, MN College/University: University of Minnesota, B.A. Post Graduate: University of Minnesota, M.A.; Washington State University

EMPLOYMENT:
Instructor, Sitka Community College; Teacher, Sitka High School, (National, State & Local Government/Social Sciences)

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:
Member, Lions; Member, Sitka Chamber of Commerce; Member, Alaska Native Brotherhood; Member, Elks; Member, Moose; Member, Pioneers of Alaska; Member, Sons of Norway

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, exploring with the hound, public service

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 107 RESTRICTED LIMITED ENTRY PERMITS REPRESENTATIVE GRUSSENDORF
CHAPTER 82 SLA 95 06/16/1995
HB 386 CRUELTY TO ANIMALS REPRESENTATIVE GRUSSENDORF
(S) FIN 04/11/1996
HJR 25 BAN TRAWLING IN EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE GRUSSENDORF
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 09/19/1995



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 113 REPORTS BY OUT OF STATE FISHING VESSELS REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
(H) RLS 02/06/1995
HB 121 SALVAGE TIMBER SALES REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 6 SLA 95 04/12/1995
HB 122 MARINE MOTOR FUEL TAX REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/30/1995
HB 123 MANAGING IN-RIVER FISHERIES REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
(H) FSH 01/25/1995
HB 141 TERM OF FISH BOARD MEMBERS REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 8 SLA 96 03/29/1996
HB 146 SLED DOG RACE CLASSIC REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
CHAPTER 13 SLA 95 05/02/1995
HB 208 SEAFOOD PROCESSING STANDARDS REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
CHAPTER 48 SLA 95 05/26/1995
HB 329 RESTITUTION FOR CERTAIN GAME VIOLATIONS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 113 SLA 96 06/27/1996
HB 507 G.O. BONDS: SCHOOLS & UNIV. REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE
(H) HES 02/12/1996
HCR 8 WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH REPRESENTATIVE B.DAVIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 04/07/1995
HCR 11 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 1995 REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 03/06/1995
HJR 7 EXPORT OF ALASKA OIL REPRESENTATIVE FINKELSTEIN
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/06/1995
HJR 13 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE NAVARRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 07/25/1995
HJR 14 CONST. AMDT: SUBSISTENCE PREFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
(H) WTR 01/16/1995
HJR 20 SUPPORT 10TH AMENDMENT ENFORCEMENT ACT REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
LEGIS RESOLVE 70 05/29/1996
HJR 32 NAT'L ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
(H) HES 02/27/1995
HJR 38 MAGNUSON FISHERY CONSERVATION & MGMT ACT REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 03/07/1996
HJR 54 FAVOR TRANS-ALASKA GAS SYSTEM & LNG SALES REPRESENTATIVE KUBINA
LEGIS RESOLVE 46 04/17/1996
SB 3 ANTITRUST EXEMPTION FOR FISHERMEN SENATOR DUNCAN
CHAPTER 45 SLA 95 05/26/1995
SB 190 RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT/STATE LAND AUCTION SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 3 SLA 96 03/07/1996
SCR 9 TWENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL GIRLS' STATE SENATOR TORGERSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 08/07/1995
SCR 10 TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL BOYS' STATE SENATOR TORGERSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 08/07/1995
SCR 18 ANNIVERSARY OF END OF WORLD WAR II SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 07/04/1995
SJR 7 OPPOSING FEDERAL MANDATES ON STATES SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 04/07/1995