19th-25th Legislature (1995 -2008)

SENATE
LYDA GREEN





Senator Lyda Green
District: N
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1995-2006 Senator
2007-2008 Senator Senate President

Date/Place of Birth:
October 16, 1938 Livingston, Texas

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1962 - 1966, 1968 - 1984 Wasilla: 1984 - present

Occupation:
Former Business Owner and Educator

Spouse:
Husband - Curtis, since 1961

Children:
Children - Shelton, Bradley, Kristie Leaf Grandchildren - Kelsie, Connor, Caleb, Noah, Daniel, Torri, Meijan, and Jiabao

Education:
Brazosport High School; Freeport, Texas: 1952 - 1956 Sam Houston State University; Huntsville, Texas: 1956 - 1959 University of Alaska Anchorage: 1986 - 1988 - Slingerland Language Arts Certification

Alaska State Senate:
1995 - present Co-Chair, Finance Committee: 2003 - present Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 1995 - 1996, 2001 - 2002 Chair, State Affairs Committee: 1997 - 1998 Vice-Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2003 - 2004 Vice-Chair, State Affairs Committee: 1999 - 2000 Vice-Chair, Resources Committee: 1997 - 1998 Vice-Chair, Judiciary Committee: 1995 - 1996 Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2001 - 2004 Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2003 - present Select Committee on Legislative Ethics: 2003 - 2004 State/Federal Research & Development Committee: 2001 - 2004 Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 1997 - 1998, 2003 - present Finance Committee: 1999 - 2002 Resources Committee: 1999 - 2000 Legislative Council Joint Committee: 1997 - 1998 Transportation Committee: 1995 - 1998 Finance Subcommittees: - Chair, Community & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Chair, Corrections: 2003 - present - Chair, Court System: 2003 - present - Chair, Governor's Office: 2003 - 2004 - Chair, Health & Social Services: 2001 - present - Chair, Labor: 1999 - 2000 - Chair, Legislature: 2003 - 2004 - Chair, Transportation and Public Facilities: 2005 - present - Vice-Chair, Public Safety: 2001 - 2002 - Administration: 1997 - 2000 - Court System: 1995 - 1996 - Education: 1995 - 1996 - Labor: 1997 - 1998 - Natural Resources: 1997 - 1998 - University of Alaska: 2001 - present Matanuska Susitna Caucus: 1995 - 2000

Political and Government Positions:
Matanuska-Susitna Caucus: 1999 - 2000 Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: 1997 Energy Council: 1997 Legislative Management: 1997 Reapportionment Task Force: 1997 Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education: 1991 - 1994 Department of Education Special Education Regulations Task Force: 1993 - 1994

Business and Professional Positions:
Former Owner, The Study (education/tutorial) Adjunct Instructor, Mat-Su Community College: 1991 - 1993 Instructor's Assistant, UAA: 1991 Co-Owner, Anchorage Racquet Club: 1978 - 1988 Teacher, West High School: 1963 - 1964 Administrative Assistant, Pan American Petroleum (AMOCO): 1962-63, 1964-65

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Active in Palmer First Baptist Church Former PTA/PTO school volunteer Former Member and President, Mt. McKinley Lioness Club Former Chair, Miners and Trappers Ball Life Member - National Rifle Assocation Wasilla Sunrise Rotary Palmer Lion's Club

Special Interests:
Family, Reading, Bridge, Piano, Traveling, Tennis

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 35 MANAGEMENT OF PARKS & RECREATIONAL AREAS SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 27 SLA 97 05/09/1997
SB 40 DISCRETE SALMON STOCK MGMT AND ASSESSMENT SENATORS HALFORD, GREEN
(S) RES 01/13/1997
SB 56 BUSINESS SIGNS/OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 10 SLA 97 04/21/1997
SB 78 AHFC FUND: REIMBURSE SR. CIT PROP. TAX SENATOR GREEN
(S) CRA 02/05/1997
SB 109 AGRICULTURAL LAND SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 20 SLA 97 05/07/1997
SB 141 CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS/FIREARM POSSESS SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 1 SLA 98 01/14/1998
SB 206 AIRPORT/AIR NAVIGATION FACILITIES SENATOR GREEN
(S) RES 05/11/1997
SB 214 PEACE OFFICERS/CONCEALED WEAPONS SENATORS MILLER, GREEN
CHAPTER 10 SLA 98 04/08/1998
SCR 9 ALASKA GARDEN WEEK SENATOR GREEN BY REQUEST
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 05/21/1997
SJR 10 ELECTION OF ATTORNEY GENERAL SENATOR GREEN
(S) FIN 04/28/1998
SJR 18 CONST AM: PERM. FUND INCOME & DIVIDEND SENATOR GREEN
(S) FIN 04/07/1998



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 6 RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT MINORS REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 64 SLA 97 06/04/1997
HB 16 JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROCEDURES REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 107 SLA 98 06/17/1998
HB 45 RUNAWAY AND MISSING MINORS REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 8 SLA 97 04/10/1997
HB 46 MINING: CREDITS/LEASES/REC. AREA REPRESENTATIVES KELLY, THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 56 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 65 PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 15 SLA 97 05/02/1997
HB 158 RIGHT TO ATTEND SCHOOL ON PART-TIME BASIS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 60 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 241 PAYMENT OF COSTS ALASKA PIONEERS' HOME REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 101 SLA 97 07/01/1997
HB 252 CRIMINAL RECORDS & OFFENDER REGISTRATION REPRESENTATIVE RYAN
CHAPTER 106 SLA 98 06/17/1998
HB 261 LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING SURCHARGE REPRESENTATIVE DAVIS
CHAPTER 56 SLA 98 05/29/1998
HB 309 NAMING ATWOOD BLDG IN ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 3 SLA 98 03/06/1998
HB 395 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR EMERGENCY AID REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 32 SLA 98 05/14/1998
HJR 12 LEASES IN NATL PETROLEUM RESERVE REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/12/1997
HJR 16 SUPPORT FEDERAL BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 05/07/1997
HJR 49 NAT'L FOREST ROAD-BUILDING MORATORIUM REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
LEGIS RESOLVE 50 03/20/1998
HJR 51 SUPPORT H.R. 2924 REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
LEGIS RESOLVE 61 05/08/1998
HJR 52 OPPOSE AMERICAN HERITAGE RIVERS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 62 05/08/1998
HJR 53 FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LAND GRANT BILL REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 65 05/08/1998
HJR 59 DESECRATION OF U.S. FLAG REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 84 06/01/1998
HJR 62 BRING BALTO BACK TO ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 75 06/01/1998
SB 1 "NO FRILLS" PRISON ACT SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 49 SLA 97 05/29/1997
SB 8 AIRPORT/SHOOTING FACILITY NOISE LEVELS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 19 SLA 97 05/07/1997
SB 11 SCHOOL DEBT REIMBURSEMENT SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 77 SLA 98 06/08/1998
SB 12 PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS SENATOR HALFORD
(S) HES 01/13/1997
SB 24 PARENTAL CONSENT BEFORE MINOR'S ABORTION SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 14 SLA 97 05/02/1997
SB 25 AUTOMATED VICTIM NOTIFICATION SYSTEM SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 73 SLA 97 06/12/1997
SB 63 DEADLY WEAPON OFFENSES BY JUVENILES SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 9 SLA 98 04/08/1998
SB 67 TRUTH IN SENTENCING SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 37 SLA 97 05/15/1997
SB 70 DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS AT BLDGS. SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 89 SLA 97 06/16/1997
SB 77 ALASKA DAY OF PRAYER SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 11 SLA 97 04/23/1997
SB 134 HOME SCHOOLING EDUCATION PROGRAM SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 68 SLA 97 06/04/1997
SB 164 AUTHORITY OF EMERGENCY MED TECHS SENATOR WILKEN
CHAPTER 84 SLA 97 06/13/1997
SB 175 AIDEA REVENUE BONDS FOR INTERTIES SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 103 SLA 97 07/02/1997
SB 180 STATE RIGHTS-OF-WAY: RS 2477 SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 26 SLA 98 05/05/1998
SB 216 CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEXUAL PREDATORS SENATOR HALFORD
3RD RDG,5/12 CAL(H) 05/11/1998
SB 218 CRIMES OF MURDER & CHILD MURDERS SENATOR HALFORD
3RD RDG,5/12 CAL(H) 05/12/1998
SB 219 OFFICE OF VICTIMS' ADVOCACY SENATOR HALFORD
(H) FIN 05/10/1998
SB 261 SPECIAL OLYMPICS 2001 SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 16 SLA 98 04/29/1998
SB 278 APPROP: TO PERMANENT FUND PRINCIPAL SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/22/1998
SB 307 U.S. SENATE VACANCIES SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 30 SLA 98 05/08/1998
SB 309 USE OF NONLETHAL AND DEFENSIVE WEAPONS SENATOR WARD
(H) JUD 04/03/1998
SB 323 SEX OFFENSES & OFEENDER REGISTRATION SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 81 SLA 98 06/10/1998
SCR 4 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/12/1997
SCR 11 LONG-TERM CARE TASK FORCE SENATOR SHARP
LEGIS RESOLVE 76 06/01/1998
SCR 21 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 03/20/1998
SCR 22 KIDS VOTING ALASKA PROGRAMS SENATOR MILLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 67 05/08/1998
SJR 3 PRISONER RIGHTS LIMITED TO FEDERAL RIGHTS SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 59 05/08/1998
SJR 7 AK NAT'L GUARD YOUTH CORPS CHALLENGE PROG SENATOR PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 03/12/1997
SJR 9 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/12/1997
SJR 14 SUPPORT FEDERAL CONCEALED GUN LEGISLATION SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 05/21/1997
SJR 28 FED AUDIT OF NATIVE REGIONAL CORPORATIONS SENATOR HALFORD
(S) STA 04/10/1997
SJR 35 CONST AM: PARTICIPATION IN ABORTION SENATOR MILLER
FAILD(H) RECON NTCE 05/11/1998
SJR 37 CONST AM: MINORS' ABORTIONS SENATOR LEMAN
(S) FIN 03/24/1998
SR 1 SWISS COMP OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS SENATOR DONLEY
SENATE RESOLVE 1 03/20/1998