18th-22nd Legislature (1993 -2002)

HOUSE
JEANNETTE JAMES





Representative Jeannette 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 2 REGISTRATION PLATES FOR DISABLED REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 11 SLA 99 05/06/1999
HB 12 RAIL/UTILITY EASEMENT TO AK-CANADA BORDER REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 12 SLA 99 05/06/1999
HB 112 ESTABLISH ALASKA PUBLIC BUILDING FUND REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 19 SLA 00 04/21/2000
HB 116 BOARD OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSERVATION REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 81 SLA 00 05/24/2000
HB 122 STATE OWNERSHIP OF OFFICE BUILDINGS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 03/10/1999
HB 124 INCOME TAX ON INDIVIDUALS & FIDUCIARIES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) STA 01/18/2000
HB 139 PRESCRIPTIONS BY PSYCHOLOGISTS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) L&C 04/13/1999
HB 163 DIVISION OF ELECTIONS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 82 SLA 00 05/24/2000
HB 192 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 7 SLA 00 03/31/2000
HB 257 BOARDING SCHOOL FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 02/28/2000
HB 258 ASSISTED LIVING HOMES REPRESENTATIVES JAMES, COGHILL
(H) FIN 02/04/2000
HB 262 PERMANENT FUND INCOME DISPOSITION REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 01/10/2000
HB 263 SALARY REDUCTION FOR LEGISLATORS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) STA 01/10/2000
HB 297 AMBULATORY SURGICAL FACILITIES REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 18 SLA 00 04/21/2000
HB 382 SOCIAL WORKER LICENSING REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 37 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HCR 5 EXTEND DALTON HWY TO ARCTIC OCEAN REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 06/22/1999
HJR 15 SUPPORT AMERICAN LAND SOVEREIGNTY ACT REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 05/11/1999
HJR 16 CONGRATULATING NUNAVUT REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) WTR 02/22/1999
HJR 30 CONST. AM: REPEAL BUDGET RESERVE FUND REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 04/20/1999
HJR 51 ALASKA-CANADA RAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) TRA 03/01/2000
HJR 52 CONFIRM BOARD OF CERTAIN PUBLIC CORPS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
RETURNED TO (H) RLS 04/15/2000



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 1 MUNICIPAL COLLECTIVE BARGAINING CONTRACTS REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
(H) L&C 03/12/1999
HB 3 DRUGS: LISTED CHEMICALS/METHAMPHETAMINE REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
CHAPTER 73 SLA 00 05/22/2000
HB 33 ARRESTS BY PRIVATE PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) JUD 05/13/1999
HB 71 KAWERAK INC AS REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
CHAPTER 13 SLA 99 05/06/1999
HB 77 JOINT ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 6 SLA 99 04/12/1999
HB 80 EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE FOR NAT'L GUARD REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
CHAPTER 7 SLA 99 04/13/1999
HB 104 ENTRY MORATORIA ON PARTICIPANTS/VESSELS REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
(S) RES 05/10/1999
HB 109 GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 56 SLA 99 06/04/1999
HB 176 PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGANTS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
(H) PERMNTLY FILED 05/07/1999
HB 203 LOANS FROM AGRICULTURAL REVOL. LOAN FUND REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
(S) RES 02/28/2000
HB 205 SNOWMACHINES CROSSING DALTON HIGHWAY REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
CHAPTER 77 SLA 00 05/23/2000
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 255 HOME RULE COMMUNITIES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) FIN 04/11/2000
HB 269 VIDEOTAPING OF INTERVIEWS WITH CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) HES 01/10/2000
HB 270 PAYMENT FOR SEXUAL ABUSE EXAMINATIONS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 00 05/16/2000
HB 291 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE NOTICES REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
CHAPTER 107 SLA 00 06/01/2000
HB 298 REQUIRE HEALTH INS COVERAGE FOR DIABETES REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 23 SLA 00 04/28/2000
HB 311 NO SOC SEC. # REQ'D ON HUNT/FISH LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) FIN 04/26/2000
HB 349 FISH AND GAME/REFUGES/HABITAT & USE AREAS REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
(S) RES 04/13/2000
HB 363 SALMON PRICE REPORTS/SALE OF FISH REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 62 SLA 00 05/19/2000
HB 372 CRIMINAL SENTENCING AND RESTITUTION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 103 SLA 00 06/01/2000
HB 392 CONTINUANCES OF CINA HEARINGS REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 45 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 409 GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS REGARDING CINA REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) FIN 04/15/2000
HJR 8 NATIONAL BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 03/26/1999
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 14 NATIONAL MUSEUM WOMEN'S HISTORY AK COUNCI REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 05/11/1999
HJR 21 MILITARY BASE REALIGNMENT/CLOSURE ACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 04/12/1999
HJR 33 U.N. TREATY ON CLIMATE CHANGE REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(S) STA 04/27/1999
HJR 34 REPEAL ESTATE AND GIFT TAX REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 05/26/1999
HJR 48 ACCESS ACROSS UNITED STATES/CANADA BORDER REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 04/27/2000
HJR 56 CONST. AM: PROHIBIT WILDLIFE INITIATIVES REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 05/24/2000
SB 7 INCREASE LAND GRANT TO UNIV. OF ALASKA SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 136 SLA 00 07/11/2000
SB 73 ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 83 SLA 00 05/24/2000
SB 85 PERS: TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES/PUB. SERVICE SENATOR MACKIE
CHAPTER 109 SLA 00 06/02/2000
SB 102 TROOPER HECK MEMORIAL CORRIDOR SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 24 SLA 99 05/14/1999
SB 103 NATIVE LANGUAGE EDUCATION SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 29 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SB 193 COLLECTION OF UNPAID WAGES/WAGE PAYMENTS SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 48 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SB 261 PREVENTION OF NEEDLE & SHARPS INJURIES SENATOR ELTON
CHAPTER 108 SLA 00 06/01/2000
SCR 2 MANAGEMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 06/22/1999
SJR 5 SNOWMACHINE USE IN DENALI NAT'L PARK SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/26/1999
SJR 18 EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGE CLAIMS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 04/14/2000
SJR 34 CONST AM: PERM FUND CORP BD/PUB CORP BD. SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 05/31/2000
SJR 38 ALASKA CANADA RAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 04/27/2000

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