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 57 CRUELTY TO ANIMALS REPRESENTATIVE GRUSSENDORF
(H) JUD 01/13/1997
HJR 48 SUPPORT AMERICAN FISHERIES ACT REPRESENTATIVE GRUSSENDORF
(H) RLS 02/18/1998



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 13 MARINE SAFETY TRAINING & EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 40 SLA 97 05/27/1997
HB 21 TAX CREDIT: GIFTS TO PUBLIC BROADCASTING REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
(H) FIN 01/24/1997
HB 54 EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(H) FIN 03/10/1997
HB 56 LIMITED ENTRY BUY-BACK PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
(H) FSH 01/13/1997
HB 59 BAN SALE OF FARMED SALMON REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
(H) FSH 01/13/1997
HB 73 SALMON MARKETING ASSESSMENT & ASMI REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
CHAPTER 111 SLA 98 06/19/1998
HB 192 CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELORS REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
(H) L&C 03/14/1997
HB 198 DIVE FISHERY MANAGEMENT ASSN. & ASSESSMNT REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 90 SLA 97 06/20/1997
HB 206 PERS FOR VILLAGE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 92 SLA 98 06/12/1998
HCR 6 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 06/11/1997
HCR 12 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
(H) HES 02/24/1997
HJR 23 SALE OF LTD ENTRY PERMITS BY IRS REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 05/07/1997
HJR 62 BRING BALTO BACK TO ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 75 06/01/1998
SB 77 ALASKA DAY OF PRAYER SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 11 SLA 97 04/23/1997
SCR 7 THIRTY-FIRST ANNUAL BOYS' STATE SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 05/07/1997
SCR 8 TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL GIRLS' STATE SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 17 05/07/1997
SJR 7 AK NAT'L GUARD YOUTH CORPS CHALLENGE PROG SENATOR PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 03/12/1997
SJR 8 PRIMARY MFG OF PUBLICLY OWNED TIMBER SENATOR TORGERSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 04/18/1997