21st-27th Legislature (1999 -2012)

HOUSE
SHARON CISSNA





Representative Sharon Cissna
District: 21
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1999-2012 Representative

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Date and Place of Birth:
April 5, 1942
Seattle, WA

Residency in Alaska:
Since 1967

Education:
High School:Federal Way, Washington 1960
College/University:University of Washington, University of Alaska Anchorage, B.A., 1972
Alaska Pacific University, M.S., 1992
Graduate Courses in Fiscal Management and Performance Based Budgeting

Political and Government Positions:
Airport Heights Community Council, Past President, Board Member Alaska State Legislative Aide: 1995, 1973, 1971 Alaska Voters for an Open Primary Anchorage Comprehensive Plan Citizens’ Task Force PTA Member, former Board Member Anchorage School District Outstanding Volunteer Award Chugach State Park Citizen Advisory Board, Past President PARK (lobbied/won voter approval area-wide park power, 1970) Co-Chair Chugach State Park Ad Hoc Committee, Chair (proposed/lobbied for Chugach State Park, 1969-1970) Graduate of Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) 1999

Business and Professional Positions:
Owner of publication services businesses from 1972-present
SOLUTIONS: family/individual counseling/consulting from 1974-present
Counseling work with troubled youth since early 1960s

Membership:
Alaska Press, Women League of Women Voters, University of Alaska Anchorage Alumni Association, Alaska Pacific University Alumni Association, Airport Heights Community Patrol

Special Interests:
Long Distance Bicycling, Gardening, Sketching

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 31 APPROP: UAA CONSORTIUM LIBRARY REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) HES 01/19/1999
HB 356 TRACKING OF PESTICIDE USE REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) L&C 02/25/2000
HB 412 OPTIONAL PERFORMANCE BASED BUDGET PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) STA 02/16/2000
HB 413 INTENSIVE FAMILY PRESERVATION SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) FIN 04/17/2000



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 17 PERS CREDIT FOR NONCERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
(H) FIN 03/24/1999
HB 108 USE, REGULATION, AND OPERATION OF BOATS REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
CHAPTER 28 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 135 POLICE USE OF EAVESDROPPING DEVICES REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 64 SLA 99 06/22/1999
HB 151 REVOCATION OF MINOR DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 88 SLA 99 06/30/1999
HB 165 SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) FIN 04/29/1999
HB 177 FOSTER CARE & DELINQUENT MINORS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 40 SLA 99 06/01/1999
HB 215 APPROP: RENTERS' EQUIV REBATE PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) FIN 05/04/1999
HB 216 SCHOOL BUS SAFETY EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 51 SLA 99 06/03/1999
HB 236 CREDITED PART-TIME SERVICE TRS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 53 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 270 PAYMENT FOR SEXUAL ABUSE EXAMINATIONS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 00 05/16/2000
HB 277 RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR REHIRED TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVE HALCRO
(S) FIN 04/18/2000
HB 298 REQUIRE HEALTH INS COVERAGE FOR DIABETES REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 23 SLA 00 04/28/2000
HB 372 CRIMINAL SENTENCING AND RESTITUTION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 103 SLA 00 06/01/2000
HB 380 INSURER TAX CREDIT: FIRE STANDRDS COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 86 SLA 00 05/24/2000
HB 387 FREEDOM OF RELIGION REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(H) FIN 04/14/2000
HB 392 CONTINUANCES OF CINA HEARINGS REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 45 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 395 PUPIL/TEACHER RATIO IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(H) HES 02/16/2000
HCR 8 ALASKA BID PREF FOR AK RAIL CORP. REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(S) TRA 04/27/1999
HCR 13 COMMISSION ON ALASKA'S FUTURE REPRESENTATIVE KEMPLEN
(H) STA 05/11/1999
HJR 9 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(S) STA 03/17/1999
HJR 14 NATIONAL MUSEUM WOMEN'S HISTORY AK COUNCI REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 05/11/1999
HJR 32 EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGE CLAIMS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(H) CRA 03/24/1999
HR 7 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
HOUSE RESOLVE 7 03/26/1999
SB 3 CRIMES OF MURDER & CHILD MURDERS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 54 SLA 99 06/04/1999
SB 9 PERS CREDIT FOR NONCERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES SENATOR WILKEN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 99 05/14/1999
SJR 18 EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGE CLAIMS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 04/14/2000