18th-22nd Legislature (1993 -2002)

HOUSE
JEANNETTE JAMES





Representative Jeannette James
District: 34
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1993-2002 Representative

Date/Place of Birth:
11/19/29; Maquoketa, IA

Occupation:
Accountant, Business Management

Spouse:
James

Children:
James Jr., Jeannette (Jeannie), Alice Marie

Residency in Alaska:
North Pole; 1980-present Fairbanks; 1977-80 Anchorage; 1975-77

Education:
High School - Woodburn, OR, 1947 College/University - Merritt Davis School of Commerce, Salem, OR, 1956-57, Public Accounting; University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1976-77; University of Alaska, Fairbanks, misc. express courses

Political and Government Positions:
Alaska House of Representatives, 1993-present; Chair, House State Affairs, 1995-2000; Administrative Regulation Review, 1997-2000; Vice-Chair: Judiciary Committee, House Economic Task Force; Member: Resources, Legislative Council; City of North Pole Economic Development Commission; Republican Party, District 18: Vice-Chair, Treasurer; FNSB: Chair, Platting Board; Planning Commission

Business and Professional Positions:
Owner/Manager, accounting, tax preparation and business consulting business, 1969-2000; Co-Owner/Manager: Jolly Acres Motel, 1987-present

Service Organization(s) Membership:
North Pole Rotary, 1990-2000; North Pole Chamber of Commerce, 1989-present; Airforce Association; Alaska Outdoor Council; alaska Farm Bureau; Alaska Miners

Special Interests:
International Training in Communication (ITC): Workshop Leader/Speaker; State President (two terms); Regional Secretary, Pacific Northwest Region; recent "Skilled Communicator" status; Canada-Alaska Railroad link

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 40 RADAR ERROR MARGIN FOR SPEEDING REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) TRA 01/16/1995
HB 41 GATES OF THE ARCTIC NAT PRESERVE RR ROW REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) TRA 01/16/1995
HB 80 DNR APPROVAL OF PLATS IN UNORG BOROUGH REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) FIN 04/20/1995
HB 81 PRESERVATION OF PUBLIC FACILITIES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) STA 01/16/1995
HB 93 DUTY-FREE MEALTIME FOR TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 68 SLA 96 06/18/1996
HB 94 PRIVATE MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) HES 01/18/1995
HB 105 REGULATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) STA 01/20/1995
HB 180 LIQUOR LICENSES FOR RESORT/LODGES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) RLS 05/16/1995
HB 187 DEREGULATION OF GARBAGE UTILITIES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) L&C 02/20/1995
HB 218 PROMPT PAYMENT OF TRUCKING SUBCONTRACTORS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES BY REQUEST
(H) TRA 04/18/1995
HB 221 DISPOSAL OF LAND ALONG THE DALTON HWY REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) STA 03/03/1995
HB 267 REGULATION REVIEW AND EXPIRATION REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 04/07/1995
HB 288 PROCUREMENT PREFERENCES/STATE LEASES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/30/1996
HB 338 CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT AMENDMENTS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) JUD 02/28/1996
HB 340 LICENSING OF SAFETY PROFESSIONALS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES BY REQUEST
(H) ECD 05/09/1995
HB 348 VIDEO/AUDIOTAPE INTERVIEW OF ABUSED MINOR REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 04/03/1996
HB 368 ELECTION CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 03/27/1996
HB 369 PROCUREMENT PREF FOR DISABLED REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) FIN 03/22/1996
HB 382 BOARD OF DISPENSING OPTICIANS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 92 SLA 96 06/20/1996
HB 457 UNLICENSED PRACTICE OF OCCUPATION REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) FIN 05/01/1996
HJR 9 SUIT RE POWS & MIAS AGAINST U.S. & OTHERS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 31 09/19/1995
HJR 10 OPPOSING FEDERAL MANDATES ON STATES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) WTR 01/16/1995
HJR 31 ENDORSE FEDERAL FLAT INCOME TAX REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 04/21/1995
HJR 49 DEDICATED HIGHWAY FUND REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) RLS 04/24/1996



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 22 STATE LONG-TERM PLANNING REPRESENTATIVE PARNELL
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/06/1996
HB 30 SCHOOL DRESS CODES REPRESENTATIVE B.DAVIS
HELD TO 5/7 CAL(S) 05/06/1996
HB 39 AUTHORITY TO PRONOUNCE DEATH REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 53 SLA 95 05/27/1995
HB 63 DOG MUSHING VANITY PLATES REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
CHAPTER 97 SLA 96 06/25/1996
HB 65 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LOAN GUARANTEES REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 65 SLA 95 06/05/1995
HB 83 REVIEW OF FEDERALLY MANDATED PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) STA 02/08/1995
HB 87 AUTHORIZING YOUTH COURTS REPRESENTATIVE B.DAVIS
CHAPTER 98 SLA 95 06/29/1995
HB 89 APPROP: TO PERMANENT FUND PRINCIPAL REPRESENTATIVE MARTIN
(H) FIN 03/09/1995
HB 90 CONVENING LEGISLATURE AFTER GOV ELECTION REPRESENTATIVE B.DAVIS
CHAPTER 72 SLA 96 06/19/1996
HB 128 WASTE DISPOSAL PERMIT EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 11 SLA 95 04/26/1995
HB 130 REGULATION ADOPTION PROCEDURES & REVIEW REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 64 SLA 95 06/05/1995
HB 141 TERM OF FISH BOARD MEMBERS REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 8 SLA 96 03/29/1996
HB 154 REGULATORY TAKING OF PRIVATE PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
(H) FIN 04/30/1996
HB 162 ALCOHOL SALES IN HOTEL ROOMS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(H) RLS 03/03/1995
HB 166 APPROP: CONSTRUCT/UPGRADE ON-BASE SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
(H) HES 03/14/1995
HB 169 DEPT. NAT RES. IS LEAD AGENCY FOR MINING REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 60 SLA 95 05/31/1995
HB 173 REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATURE REPRESENTATIVE G.DAVIS
CHAPTER 21 SLA 95 05/10/1995
HB 188 INDECENT PHOTOGRAPHY REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE
CHAPTER 29 SLA 95 05/15/1995
HB 191 MANAGEMENT OF STATE LAND AND RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 04/30/1996
HB 197 MINERAL EXPLORATION INCENTIVE CREDITS REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 95 06/20/1995
HB 269 TAX CREDIT: GIFTS TO PUBLIC BROADCASTING REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
HELD TO 5/7 CAL(S) 05/06/1996
HB 273 SHARED FACILITIES OF ELEC. UTILITIES REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
(H) CRA 03/22/1995
HB 293 USE OF FORCE DEFENDING PERSON OR PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
RETURN TO (H) RLS 04/12/1996
HB 307 CHARITABLE GAMING & POLITICS REPRESENTATIVE TOOHEY
(S) RLS 05/04/1996
HB 312 EXTEND CURRENT SUBSISTENCE LAW REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
CHAPTER 130 SLA 96 07/03/1996
HB 341 TAX APPEALS/ASSESSMENT/LEVY/COLLECTION REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 108 SLA 96 06/26/1996
HB 342 WATER QUALITY STANDARDS REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 10/04/1996
HB 365 MINOR IN POSSESSION OF TOBACCO REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(S) JUD 04/03/1996
HB 394 SHALLOW NATURAL GAS LEASING REPRESENTATIVES OGAN, ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 140 SLA 96 07/11/1996
HB 407 INSURING PERSONS WITH GENETIC DEFECTS REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
(S) HES 05/04/1996
HB 409 DEPT OF COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
(H) CRA 01/11/1996
HB 419 AGENCY DISPOSAL OF PROP., INCL. FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 13 SLA 96 04/12/1996
HB 438 RECORDING: INDEX DOCUMENTS BY LOCATION REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
(S) RES 04/23/1996
HCR 1 LONG RANGE FINANCIAL PLANNING COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/06/1995
HCR 11 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 1995 REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 03/06/1995
HCR 15 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
(H) HES 02/29/1996
HJR 1 REPEAL OF REGULATIONS BY LEGISLATURE REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
HELD TO 5/7 CAL(S) 05/06/1996
HJR 8 OPPOSING FEDERAL MANDATES ON STATES REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) STA 02/01/1995
HJR 13 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE NAVARRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 07/25/1995
HJR 18 SUPPORT MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCT LEGISLATION REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 04/07/1995
HJR 20 SUPPORT 10TH AMENDMENT ENFORCEMENT ACT REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
LEGIS RESOLVE 70 05/29/1996
HJR 22 ALASKA/RUSSIA MARITIME BOUNDARY REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
(S) RLS 05/02/1995
HJR 27 EXEMPT ALASKA FROM FED CLEAN WATER ACT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 04/07/1995
HJR 33 AMENDMENTS TO ANILCA REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
FAILED (H) 04/25/1995
HJR 47 AK NAT'L GUARD YOUTH CORPS CHALLENGE PROG REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
HELD TO 5/7 CAL(S) 05/06/1996
HJR 52 CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS FOR 12TH CIRCUIT REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 05/09/1996
HJR 54 FAVOR TRANS-ALASKA GAS SYSTEM & LNG SALES REPRESENTATIVE KUBINA
LEGIS RESOLVE 46 04/17/1996
SB 1 REVIEW OF FEDERALLY MANDATED PROGRAMS SENATOR TAYLOR
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/16/1995
SB 16 INCREASE LAND GRANT TO UNIV. OF ALASKA SENATOR FRANK
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/16/1995
SB 26 DEADLY WEAPON OFFENSES BY JUVENILES SENATOR DONLEY
(H) FIN 05/06/1995
SB 27 MISC. GRANDPARENT VISITATION RIGHTS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 30 SLA 95 05/15/1995
SB 84 APPROP: TO PERMANENT FUND PRINCIPAL SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 20 SLA 96 05/03/1996
SB 86 COMMEMORATIVE GOLD RUSH LICENSE PLATES SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 38 SLA 96 05/23/1996
SB 88 PILOT PROGRAM FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 77 SLA 95 06/08/1995
SB 89 PERMANENT FUND BOARD MEMBERS & STAFF SENATOR RIEGER
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/14/1996
SB 93 DISPOSAL OF LAND ALONG THE DALTON HWY SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 95 06/05/1995
SB 147 MUNICIPAL RIVER HABITAT TAX CREDIT SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 41 SLA 95 05/25/1995
SB 150 DUTCH HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 38 SLA 95 05/24/1995
SB 162 AGRICULTURAL LAND SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 1 FSSLA 96 06/27/1996
SB 177 CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS/ GUNS ON FERRY SENATOR GREEN
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/19/1996
SB 181 BUSINESS SIGNS/OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SENATOR GREEN
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 05/30/1996
SB 191 ELECTION CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 48 SLA 96 05/30/1996
SB 211 VULNERABLE PEOPLE:NEGLECT/ASSAULT/ABUSE SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 61 SLA 96 06/12/1996
SB 264 LIMIT SUSPENDED IMPOSITION OF SENTENCE SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 55 SLA 96 06/06/1996
SB 274 NOISE AT AIRPORTS & SPORT SHOOTING RANGES SENATOR HALFORD
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 05/24/1996
SB 289 MINORS, ESP. RUNAWAYS, & THEIR FAMILIES SENATOR FRANK
CHAPTER 120 SLA 96 06/29/1996
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 24 ADFG DIVISION OF GAME/GAME MANAGEMENT SENATOR SHARP
LEGIS RESOLVE 57 05/29/1996
SCR 25 ALASKA HOME EDUCATION WEEK SENATOR MILLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 53 05/02/1996
SJR 7 OPPOSING FEDERAL MANDATES ON STATES SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 04/07/1995
SJR 37 PRIMARY MFG OF PUBLICLY OWNED TIMBER SENATOR TORGERSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 05/29/1996

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