20th-28th Legislature (1997 -2014)

HOUSE
FRED DYSON





Representative Fred Dyson
District: 25
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1997-2002 Representative
2003-2014 Senator

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Date/Place of Birth:
January 16, 1939
Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1964
Fairbanks: 1965 - 1968
Anchorage: 1970 - 1976
Eagle River: 1976 - present

Occupation:
Mariner, mechanical engineer, marine science consultant, technical writer, former commercial fisherman, charter boat operator

Family:
Wife - Jane, since May 28, 1966
Children - Cindy Dyson-McGlen, Wendy Shaw, Jana Oztergut
Seven grandchildren
Many foster children

Education:
Highline High School, Seattle, Washington:
University of Washington: 5 years - Mechanical Engineering
- Graduate courses:
Mechanical Engineering, Arctic Engineering
& Management

Alaska Senate: 2003 - present
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2003 - 2006
Armed Services Joint Committee: 2003 - 2006
Finance Committee: 2003 - 2008
Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003
Ombudsman Selection Committee: 2007 - 2008
Resources Committee: 2003 - 2006
Victim’s Advocate Selection Committee: 2007 - 2008
Finance Subcommittees:
- Chair, Administration: 2003 - 2006
- Chair, Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2004 - 2006
- Chair, Public Safety: 2004 - 2006
- Administration: 2007 - 2008
- Community & Economic Development: 2003
- Education & Early Development: 2003
- Environmental Conservation: 2004 - 2005
- Health & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
- Labor and Workforce Development: 2003
- Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2003, 2007 - 2008
- Revenue: 2004 - 2005
- University of Alaska: 2003 - 2008
Chair, Children’s Caucus: 2003 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1997 - 2002
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Tourism: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Fisheries: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 1999 - 2002
Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 1997 - 2000
Electric Utility Restructuring Joint Committee: 1997 - 1998
Resources Committee: 1997 - 1998
Special Committee on Telecommunications: 1997 - 1998
Finance Subcommittees
- Court System: 2001 - 2002
- Health & Social Services: 1997 - 2002
- Corrections: 1997 - 2000
- Fish & Game: 1999 - 2000
Chair, Children’s Caucus: 2001 - 2002
Co-Chair, Children’s Caucus: 1997 - 1998
Anchorage Caucus: 1999 - 2000

Other Political and Government Positions:
Health Commission: 2001 - present
Alaska Fisheries Task Force: 2001 - present
- Council of State Governments
Anchorage Municipal Assembly: 1985 - 1991
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Pacific Northwest Economic Region
- Vice President/President: July 2003 - 2005
U.S. Energy Council Executive Board
Business and Professional Positions:
Commercial Fisherman, salmon and herring: 1976 - 1999
- Owner/Captain, Marine Charter Service
Consultant, Technical Writer: 1985 - present
Maintenance Engineer, British Petroleum: 1972 - 1984
Boating columnist, Anchorage Times;
Anchorage Daily News

Contributing Editor, Alaska Boating Magazine

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Eagle River Community Council
National Rifle Association
Alaska Right to Life
Former Member, Eagle River Community Council;
Former Member, Eagle River Limited Road Service Area Board;
Former Member, Alaska State Human Rights Commission;
Former Member, Chugach State Park Citizens Advisory Board;
Former Member, Anchorage Library Commission;
Former Member, Anchorage Aquatic Resources Commission

Special Interests:
Mechanical antiques restoration, cars, guns, boats, tools, history, outdoor sports, and reading

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 33 ARRESTS BY PRIVATE PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) JUD 05/13/1999
HB 34 REPORTING CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 62 SLA 99 06/22/1999
HB 70 PUBLIC SCHOOL SURVEYS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 63 SLA 99 06/22/1999
HB 78 TRANSFER OF VEHICLE TITLE REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 41 SLA 99 06/01/1999
HB 103 LIABILITY RELATING TO FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) RLS 03/24/1999
HB 118 COST OF COLLEGE REMEDIAL CLASSES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) HES 02/26/1999
HB 119 ADULT ATTENDING PUBLIC SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) HES 02/26/1999
HB 177 FOSTER CARE & DELINQUENT MINORS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 40 SLA 99 06/01/1999
HB 191 CHARTER SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CONF COM APPTD H&S 05/01/2000
HB 195 SCHOOL GRANT/DEBT REIMBURSEMENT REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) FIN 04/29/1999
HB 197 PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) HES 04/13/1999
HB 235 ABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) JUD 05/14/1999
HB 241 STORAGE OF BUILDING MATERIAL REGS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) CRA 05/15/1999
HB 242 CHARTER SCHOOL BUILDINGS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) HES 05/15/1999
HB 249 PUBLIC SCHOOL COUNSELING REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) HES 05/19/1999
HB 251 RESTORATIVE COMMUNITY JUSTICE REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) STA 05/19/1999
HB 252 CHILD SUPPORT ISSUES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) HES 05/19/1999
HB 253 SCHOOL DISCIPLINARY AND SAFETY PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 114 SLA 00 06/06/2000
HB 255 HOME RULE COMMUNITIES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) FIN 04/11/2000
HB 372 CRIMINAL SENTENCING AND RESTITUTION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 103 SLA 00 06/01/2000
HB 407 ANTIQUE/GOLD RUSH MOTOR VEH. LIC. PLATES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) TRA 02/16/2000
HB 408 STATE EMPLOYEE SALARY LIMIT REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) STA 02/16/2000
HB 409 GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS REGARDING CINA REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) FIN 04/15/2000
HB 410 INTERNET PRIVACY/ELECTRONIC MESSAGES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) L&C 02/25/2000
HCR 11 SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT FOR OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 31 03/07/2000
HJR 36 AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION REPORT REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 05/26/1999
HJR 42 CONST AM: CRIMINAL ADMINISTRATION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) JUD 05/19/1999



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 12 RAIL/UTILITY EASEMENT TO AK-CANADA BORDER REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 12 SLA 99 05/06/1999
HB 15 FOSTER PARENT RIGHTS TO DISCLOSE INFO REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
(H) JUD 05/03/1999
HB 16 LICENSURE OF ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(H) HES 04/27/1999
HB 22 INVESTIGATIONS BY MUNICIPAL ASSESSOR REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 4 SLA 99 03/26/1999
HB 47 RESTORATIVE COMMUNITY JUSTICE STUDY REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) JUD 01/19/1999
HB 67 BAIL HEARING FOR SEX OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 95 SLA 00 05/31/2000
HB 76 MUNICIPAL TAXES ON DETERIORATED PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE HALCRO
CHAPTER 8 SLA 99 04/23/1999
HB 80 EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE FOR NAT'L GUARD REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
CHAPTER 7 SLA 99 04/13/1999
HB 81 ELECTRIC CONSUMER'S BILL OF RIGHTS REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
(H) L&C 05/06/1999
HB 82 IMMUNITY:CLAIMS ARISING FROM Y2K PROBLEMS REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 79 SLA 99 06/29/1999
HB 109 GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 56 SLA 99 06/04/1999
HB 110 SALE/LABELING OF MEAT/MILK PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 68 SLA 99 06/23/1999
HB 113 POSTSECONDARY EDUC FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDEN REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
(H) FIN 04/26/1999
HB 135 POLICE USE OF EAVESDROPPING DEVICES REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 64 SLA 99 06/22/1999
HB 146 LIABILITY FOR COMMERCIAL REC ACTIVITIES REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(S) JUD 05/07/1999
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 175 LICENSING OF FOSTER GROUP HOMES REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
(H) HES 03/31/1999
HB 180 DRUGS WHERE MINORS ARE PRESENT REPRESENTATIVE COWDERY
CHAPTER 32 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 192 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 7 SLA 00 03/31/2000
HB 216 SCHOOL BUS SAFETY EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 51 SLA 99 06/03/1999
HB 224 PERA: NOTICE BEFORE STRIKE REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING BY REQUEST
(H) L&C 02/16/2000
HB 226 CREDITED SERVICE FOR ON-THE-JOB INJURIES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 52 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 227 HATCHER PASS PUBLIC USE AREA REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 92 SLA 99 07/06/1999
HB 244 UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES/DEFAMATION REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(H) RLS 04/08/2000
HB 250 INCREASE LAND GRANT TO UNIV. OF ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
(H) O&G 05/19/1999
HB 259 PUBLIC DEFENDER CHILDREN'S PROCEEDINGS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 123 SLA 00 06/06/2000
HB 268 COLLEGE TUITION SAVINGS PLAN REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
(H) RLS 02/11/2000
HB 270 PAYMENT FOR SEXUAL ABUSE EXAMINATIONS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 00 05/16/2000
HB 273 INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(H) JUD 03/27/2000
HB 277 RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR REHIRED TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVE HALCRO
(S) FIN 04/18/2000
HB 278 PRIVACY:DNA/EMPLOYEE MONITORING/CONSUMERS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(H) L&C 01/10/2000
HB 288 CHILDREN WITNESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 67 SLA 00 05/22/2000
HB 318 LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY PROPERTY DISPOSAL REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 26 SLA 00 05/04/2000
HB 329 INFO AND INFORMED CONSENT FOR ABORTION REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) JUD 03/30/2000
HB 346 SERVICES FOR DISABLED PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
CHAPTER 76 SLA 00 05/23/2000
HB 349 FISH AND GAME/REFUGES/HABITAT & USE AREAS REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
(S) RES 04/13/2000
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
HCR 2 SOVEREIGNTY OF THE STATE; RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) RLS 05/15/1999
HCR 12 JOINT SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MERGERS REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 05/26/1999
HCR 19 WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH/WOMEN'S DAY REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
(S) STA 03/02/2000
HJR 9 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(S) STA 03/17/1999
HJR 11 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 05/06/1999
HJR 12 NO FED. CLAIM ON STATE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 04/12/1999
HJR 14 NATIONAL MUSEUM WOMEN'S HISTORY AK COUNCI REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 05/11/1999
HJR 18 CONST. AM: ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) JUD 03/17/1999
HJR 20 FEDERAL INCOME TAX MARRIAGE PENALTY REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 05/26/1999
HJR 21 MILITARY BASE REALIGNMENT/CLOSURE ACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 04/12/1999
HJR 28 COOK INLET BELUGA POPULATION REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 04/12/1999
HJR 35 REPEAL BRADY ACT REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) PERMNTLY FILED 04/11/2000
HJR 38 VOLUNTARY SCHOOL PRAYER REPRESENTATIVE SANDERS
(H) HES 04/23/1999
HJR 40 CONST AM: SESSION LIMIT/INTERIM COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE HALCRO
(H) STA 05/12/1999
HJR 49 CONST AM: PERM FUND INCOME DISTRIBUTION REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) JUD 04/07/2000
HJR 51 ALASKA-CANADA RAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) TRA 03/01/2000
HJR 53 CONST AM: WILD FOOD RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
(H) FIN 03/29/2000
SB 4 VICTIMS' RIGHTS/PRISONER'S PFD SENATOR HALFORD
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/08/2000
SB 27 ACCESS TO DRIVING/SCHOOL RECORDS OF CHILD SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 36 SLA 99 06/01/1999
SB 45 LAND OWNER IMMUNITY/RT-OF-WAY VACATION SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 94 SLA 99 07/09/1999
SB 73 ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 83 SLA 00 05/24/2000
SB 77 LIABILITY RELATING TO FIREARMS SENATOR KELLY PETE
CHAPTER 17 SLA 99 05/11/1999
SB 103 NATIVE LANGUAGE EDUCATION SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 29 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SB 125 SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN SENATOR HOFFMAN
CHAPTER 78 SLA 99 06/24/1999
SCR 15 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 04/14/2000
SJR 25 VOLUNTARY SCHOOL PRAYER SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 06/22/1999