18th-22nd Legislature (1993 -2002)

HOUSE
JEANETTE JAMES





Representative Jeanette 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 17 DNR APPROVE PLATS IN UNORG. BOROUGH REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 40 SLA 98 05/20/1998
HB 18 STATE PROCUREMENT DISABILITY PREFERENCES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 53 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 52 INCREASE TOBACCO TAXES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) STA 01/13/1997
HB 81 PERMANENT FUND BOARD MEMBERS & STAFF REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 05/02/1998
HB 157 REPEAL DENIAL OF OCC LIC FOR DEBTS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) HES 02/25/1997
HB 161 DEREGULATION OF GARBAGE UTILITIES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/30/1998
HB 184 AGRICULTURAL LAND REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) RES 03/12/1997
HB 200 SUBPOENA POWER: ADMIN. REG. REVIEW COMMIT REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) RLS 04/09/1997
HB 223 NO OVERTIME EXEMPT FOR CONTRACT FLEXTIME REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) L&C 04/01/1997
HB 228 BD OF AGRIC./AGRICL.DEVELOP. CORP REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) STA 04/03/1997
HB 264 NEGOTIATED REGULATION MAKING REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 117 SLA 98 06/22/1998
HB 332 ADOPTION PREFERENCE FOR RELATIVES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) RLS 05/01/1998
HB 341 PERMANENT FUND BOARD MEMBERS & STAFF REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) STA 01/23/1998
HB 349 REGULATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 118 SLA 98 06/22/1998
HB 428 FERRY TRAVEL BY DISABLED VETS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) MLV 02/18/1998
HJR 2 REPEAL OF REGULATIONS BY LEGISLATURE REPRESENTATIVES ROKEBERG, JAMES
(S) RLS 05/04/1998
HJR 14 SUPPORT AMERICAN LAND SOVEREIGNTY ACT REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 31 06/11/1997
HJR 50 PERMANENT FUND PUBLIC CORPORATION REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 05/02/1998
HJR 52 OPPOSE AMERICAN HERITAGE RIVERS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 62 05/08/1998



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 2 PERMANENT FUND DIVIDEND ELIGIBILITY REPRESENTATIVES KOTT, MULDER
CHAPTER 44 SLA 98 05/22/1998
HB 6 RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT MINORS REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 64 SLA 97 06/04/1997
HB 7 VICTIM/JUVENILE OFFENDER MEDIATION REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 108 SLA 98 06/17/1998
HB 12 IMMUNITY FOR EQUINE ACTIVITIES REPRESENTATIVE DAVIS
(S) JUD 05/12/1998
HB 19 SPORT FISHING OPERATORS & GUIDES REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
(S) RES 05/01/1997
HB 46 MINING: CREDITS/LEASES/REC. AREA REPRESENTATIVES KELLY, THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 56 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 79 MINOR IN POSSESSION OF TOBACCO REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) JUD 04/18/1997
HB 86 CITIES: PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
(S) FIN 04/09/1997
HB 112 AMEND DEFINITION OF "POLITICAL PARTY" REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
CHAPTER 31 SLA 97 05/11/1997
HB 123 TAX OBLIGATION LOAN PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE IVAN
(S) RES 04/09/1997
HB 128 WATER QUALITY; WATER SCIENCE OVERSIGHT BD REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
(S) RES 05/02/1997
HB 158 RIGHT TO ATTEND SCHOOL ON PART-TIME BASIS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 60 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 182 QUALIFICATIONS OF STATE FORESTER REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 113 SLA 98 06/19/1998
HB 198 DIVE FISHERY MANAGEMENT ASSN. & ASSESSMNT REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 90 SLA 97 06/20/1997
HB 199 COMMUNITY PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE RYAN
CHAPTER 42 SLA 98 05/22/1998
HB 203 ACTIONS FOR UNLAWFUL TRADE PRACTICES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 96 SLA 98 10/21/1998
HB 255 SUBSISTENCE HUNTING AND FISHING REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
(H) RES 04/18/1997
HB 265 REPORTS & RECORDS OF & TO STATE AGENCIES REPRESENTATIVE MARTIN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 98 03/30/1998
HB 300 ALASKA PATIENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) L&C 02/25/1998
HB 324 MUNICIPAL LIEN FOR UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 115 SLA 98 06/19/1998
HB 334 TUITION WAIVER FOR POLICE WIDOW/CHILD REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 38 SLA 98 05/20/1998
HB 339 AUDIT OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE HODGINS
(H) HES 03/18/1998
HB 350 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVES REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(S) FIN 05/08/1998
HB 357 SPECIAL OLYMPICS 2001 REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(H) FIN 01/26/1998
HB 366 NO CINA BASED SOLELY ON POVERTY REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) RLS 05/06/1998
HB 447 DOM VIO/STALK & POSSESS OF DEADLY WEAPON REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(H) HES 02/18/1998
HCR 1 NORTH SLOPE NATURAL GAS PROJECT REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 03/12/1997
HCR 4 DHSS RECORDS FOR DELINQUENTS & CINA REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 05/08/1997
HCR 6 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE NICHOLIA
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 06/11/1997
HCR 13 MANAGEMENT OF WILDLIFE RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
(H) RLS 05/01/1998
HCR 18 80 YEAR ANNIV OF UNIV. ALASKA FAIRBANKS REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 06/11/1997
HCR 19 COUNCIL OF DEAF/HARD OF HEARING/DEAF/BLIN REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 03/20/1998
HJR 12 LEASES IN NATL PETROLEUM RESERVE REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/12/1997
HJR 23 SALE OF LTD ENTRY PERMITS BY IRS REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 05/07/1997
HJR 53 FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LAND GRANT BILL REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 65 05/08/1998
HJR 56 YTTRIUM MINING REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 73 06/01/1998
HJR 57 AMEND US CONSTIT. TO LIMIT FED. COURTS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 72 06/01/1998
HJR 59 DESECRATION OF U.S. FLAG REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 84 06/01/1998
SB 1 "NO FRILLS" PRISON ACT SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 49 SLA 97 05/29/1997
SB 56 BUSINESS SIGNS/OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 10 SLA 97 04/21/1997
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 109 AGRICULTURAL LAND SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 20 SLA 97 05/07/1997
SB 134 HOME SCHOOLING EDUCATION PROGRAM SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 68 SLA 97 06/04/1997
SB 137 EXEMPT VOL. EMT/FIRE FGTR WAGE & HOUR LAW SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 23 SLA 97 05/08/1997
SB 250 MANAGEMENT OF GAME SENATOR SHARP
CHAPTER 76 SLA 98 06/06/1998
SCR 4 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/12/1997
SCR 6 ALASKA TELEMEDICINE PROJECT SENATOR PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 05/08/1997
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
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 8 PRIMARY MFG OF PUBLICLY OWNED TIMBER SENATOR TORGERSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 04/18/1997
SJR 14 SUPPORT FEDERAL CONCEALED GUN LEGISLATION SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 05/21/1997
SJR 16 REFORM THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 23 05/21/1997
SJR 20 MODIFY FED WETLANDS PROGRAM FOR AK NEEDS SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 05/07/1997
SJR 24 TONGASS LAND MANAGEMENT PLAN SENATOR MACKIE
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 05/07/1997
SJR 25 SUPPORT ACCESS TO DENALI/WONDER LAKE SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 05/21/1997

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