13th-22nd Legislature (1983 -2002)

SENATE
JERRY WARD





Senator Jerry Ward
District: E
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1983-1984 Representative
1997-2002 Senator

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
07/19/1948;
Anchorage, Alaska

OCCUPATION:
Real Estate, Businessman

SPOUSE:
Margaret

CHILDREN:
Katheleen Bloodgood, Kirsten Deacon, Jeri Ann Strand

EDUCATION:
High School: West High School, 1966, GED Technical/Vocational: Heavy Equipment School; Navy Sea Bees

MILITARY SERVICE:
US Navy (Vietnam), 3 years, 7 months, Construction Man; Awards: Vietnam Service Medal, Honorable Discharge

EMPLOYMENT:
Member, Kenai Chamber of Commerce;
Member, North Kenai Chamber of Commerce

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10252; American Legion Post #28

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Fishing, hunting, boating

Legislative Service:

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Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 68 TASK FORCE ON PRIVATIZATION SENATOR WARD
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/11/1997
SB 125 AIRPORT DUTY-FREE CONCESSIONS SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 04/03/1997
SB 181 ABORTION COSTS: GENERAL RELIEF/PARENTS SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 02/02/1998
SB 182 CHARTER SCHOOL ESTABLISHMENT & OPERATION SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 05/08/1997
SB 207 CIGARETTE TAX LICENSE/SALES TO MINORS SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 01/12/1998
SB 209 TASK FORCE ON PRIVATIZATION SENATOR WARD
3RD RDG,5/12 CAL(H) 05/11/1998
SB 242 FORFEIT GOOD TIME OF SOME SEX OFFENDERS SENATOR WARD
3RD RDG,5/12 CAL(H) 05/11/1998
SB 243 ALASKA ZOO LICENSE PLATES SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 01/16/1998
SB 244 POLYGRAPHS FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS SENATOR WARD
3RD RDG,5/12 CAL(H) 05/11/1998
SB 248 ADVISORY VOTE: PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION SENATOR WARD
(S) HES 01/20/1998
SB 249 PERMANENT FUND ADVISORY VOTE SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 03/20/1998
SB 274 PROBATION AND PAROLE FEES SENATOR WARD
(H) FIN 05/09/1998
SB 308 LEASE-PURCHASE: ANCHORAGE JAIL SENATOR WARD
(S) CRA 02/16/1998
SB 309 USE OF NONLETHAL AND DEFENSIVE WEAPONS SENATOR WARD
(H) JUD 04/03/1998
SB 310 VARIOUS CORRECTIONS CHANGES SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 02/16/1998
SB 311 JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION SENATOR WARD
(S) HES 02/16/1998
SB 326 REGISTRATION OF SEX OFFENDERS SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 02/16/1998
SCR 4 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/12/1997
SCR 21 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 03/20/1998
SJR 34 CONST AM: APPELLATE JUDGES SENATOR WARD
(S) JUD 01/20/1998



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 16 JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROCEDURES REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 107 SLA 98 06/17/1998
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 252 CRIMINAL RECORDS & OFFENDER REGISTRATION REPRESENTATIVE RYAN
CHAPTER 106 SLA 98 06/17/1998
HB 309 NAMING ATWOOD BLDG IN ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 3 SLA 98 03/06/1998
HB 334 TUITION WAIVER FOR POLICE WIDOW/CHILD REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 38 SLA 98 05/20/1998
HB 356 JOINT COMMITTEE ON MILITARY BASES REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
CHAPTER 31 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 22 ALASKA/RUSSIA MARITIME BOUNDARY REPRESENTATIVE VEZEY
(H)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/07/1998
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 17 CRIMINAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV SENATOR TAYLOR
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/19/1998
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 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 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 321 ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES SENATOR MILLER
(S) FIN 03/10/1998
SCR 11 LONG-TERM CARE TASK FORCE SENATOR SHARP
LEGIS RESOLVE 76 06/01/1998
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 28 FED AUDIT OF NATIVE REGIONAL CORPORATIONS SENATOR HALFORD
(S) STA 04/10/1997
SJR 37 CONST AM: MINORS' ABORTIONS SENATOR LEMAN
(S) FIN 03/24/1998
SJR 40 FISHERIES MANAGEMENT FEE SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 80 06/01/1998

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