18th-26th Legislature (1993 -2010)

HOUSE
GENE THERRIAULT





Representative Gene Therriault
District: 33
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1993-2000 Representative
2001-2002 Senator
2003-2006 Senator Senate President
2007-2008 Senator Senate Minority Leader
2009-2010 Senator Resigned 9/13/09, 5:00 pm

Date/Place of Birth:
January 31, 1960 Fairbanks, Alaska

Residency in Alaska:
North Pole/Fairbanks: 1960 - present

Occupation:
Business Owner

Spouse:
Wife - Jo

Children:
Justin, Jordyn

Education:
North Pole High School: 1978 University of Alaska Fairbanks: 1978 - 1983 - A.A. Computer Information Services - B.A. Business Administration Henry Toll Fellow Alumnus: 2004

Alaska State Senate:
2001 - present Senate President: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Committee on Committees: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2001 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 Chair, Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Chair, State Affairs Committee: 2001 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 Vice Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2005 - present Vice Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Vice Chair, Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2005 - 2006 Armed Services Joint Committee: 2003 - 2006 Judiciary Committee: 2001 - present Rules Committee: 2001 - 2004, 2007 - present Transportation Committee: 2003 - 2006 World Trade & State/Federal Relations Committee: 2001 - 2004 Finance Subcommittees: - Environmental Conservation: 2005 - present - Governor: 2003 - present - Legislature: 2003 - present - Public Safety: 2003 - present - Administration: 2002 - 2004 - Corrections: 2001 - 2002 - Health & Social Services: 2001 - 2002 - Military & Veterans Affairs: 2001 - 2002 Fairbanks/Interior Delegation: 2001 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives:
1993 - 2000 Co-Chair, Finance: 1997 - 2000 Armed Services Joint Committee: 1999 - 2000 Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 1997 - 2000 Finance Committee: 1993 - 1996 Finance Subcommittees: - Chair, Commerce & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Co-Chair, Governor: 1999 - 2000 - Co-Chair, Legislature: 1999 - 2000 - Chair, Court System: 1997 - 1998 - Chair, Labor: 1997 - 1998 - Chair, Natural Resources: 1993 - 1996 - Chair, Environmental Conservation: 1993 - 1994 - Administration: 1995 - 1996, 1999 - 2000 - Community & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Health & Social Services: 1997 - 2000 - Governor: 1997 - 1998 - Legislature: 1997 - 1998 Fairbanks/Interior Delegation: 1993 - 2000

Other Political and Government Positions:
Legislative Assistant to Representative Mike Miller Senator, Associated Students: 1982 - University of Alaska

Business and Professional Positions:
Board of Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation Bond Reimbursement and Grant Review Committee Board of Directors, North Pole Paper, Printing & Office Products: 1987 - 1991 Partner: - Hector’s Welding Inc. - T.H.E. Company - T.H.E. Farms

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of Fairbanks: 1990 - 1993 Volunteer Teacher, Junior Achievement: Fall 1989/Fall 1991 Member, Mothers Against Drunk Driving: 1993 - 1995 Alaska Outdoor Council Saint Nicholas Parish.

Special Interests:
Family, Outdoor Activities, Church

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 28 REPEAL COASTAL ZONE MGMT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) RLS 04/01/1998
HB 46 MINING: CREDITS/LEASES/REC. AREA REPRESENTATIVES KELLY, THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 56 SLA 97 05/30/1997
HB 63 MOTOR FUEL TAX EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 88 SLA 97 06/16/1997
HB 68 VOLUNTARY FLEXIBLE WORK PLAN: OVERTIME REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) RLS 02/07/1997
HB 109 MANAGEMENT OF STATE LAND AND RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 91 SLA 97 06/20/1997
HB 387 DENTISTS ABILITY TO DO CPR REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 33 SLA 98 05/14/1998
HB 448 APPROP: UA DEFERRED MAINTENANCE REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) HES 02/18/1998
HB 449 ROTH IRA EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 122 SLA 98 06/22/1998
HJR 4 LIMITING TERMS OF STATE LEGISLATORS REPRESENTATIVES THERRIAULT, ROKEBERG
(H) RLS 03/13/1998



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 40 LOWER ALCOHOL LIMIT TO 0.08 FOR OMVI'S REPRESENTATIVE ELTON
(H) TRA 01/13/1997
HB 101 TRUSTS & PROPERTY TRANSFERS IN TRUST REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
CHAPTER 6 SLA 97 04/01/1997
HB 196 WILLS, TRUSTS, & OTHER TRANSFERS REPRESENTATIVE RYAN
(H) RLS 05/02/1998
HB 199 COMMUNITY PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE RYAN
CHAPTER 42 SLA 98 05/22/1998
HB 241 PAYMENT OF COSTS ALASKA PIONEERS' HOME REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 101 SLA 97 07/01/1997
HB 266 LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES REPRESENTATIVE RYAN
CHAPTER 78 SLA 97 06/13/1997
HB 296 EXTEND ALASKA MINERALS COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
CHAPTER 12 SLA 98 04/09/1998
HB 334 TUITION WAIVER FOR POLICE WIDOW/CHILD REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 38 SLA 98 05/20/1998
HB 390 CHARTER MARRIAGES REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
(H) RLS 03/25/1998
HB 391 MINORS: LEGAL CUSTODY/RUNAWAYS REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
(H) HES 02/11/1998
HB 400 DEPT OF COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
(H) RLS 04/29/1998
HB 416 LOCAL EXCHANGE TELEPHONE SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
(H) JUD 03/26/1998
HCR 1 NORTH SLOPE NATURAL GAS PROJECT REPRESENTATIVE BARNES
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 03/12/1997
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
HJR 14 SUPPORT AMERICAN LAND SOVEREIGNTY ACT REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 31 06/11/1997
HJR 49 NAT'L FOREST ROAD-BUILDING MORATORIUM REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
LEGIS RESOLVE 50 03/20/1998
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
SB 84 ASSETS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA SENATOR WILKEN
CHAPTER 9 SLA 97 04/10/1997
SB 109 AGRICULTURAL LAND SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 20 SLA 97 05/07/1997
SJR 22 ALASKA MILITARY BASES SENATOR KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 04/18/1997