21st-24th Legislature (1999 -2006)

HOUSE
MARY KAPSNER





Representative Mary Kapsner
District: 39
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1999-2006 Representative

Date/Place of Birth:
8/31/73; Anchorage, AK

Date/Place of Birth:
August 31, 1973

Political and Government Positions:
Legislative Intern, Representative Irene Nicholia, 1996

Business and Professional Positions:
Community Health Representative Rural Outreach Coordinator, Boys & Girls Club of America Legislative Correspondent, ARCS Midday News Political Commentator, Tundra Drums Fisheries Technician, Alaska Department of Fish & Game

Membership:
Youth Representative, National Congress of American Indians, 1995-96; Wooch Een Native Organization; University of Alaska Southeast Founded Native American student organization; University of Northern Colorado, 1993

Special Interests:
Fishing, traveling, tribal government, and family.

Residency in Alaska:
Lifelong Alaskan

Occupation:
Legislator

Spouse:
Joe Nelson

Children:
Conrad Qugpak Kapsner, Van Mutaq Kapsner and Job Taa�ssiq Nelson, Nora Shine Ikamtuk Nelson

Education:
University of Northern Colorado, 1991-94 University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1994-95 University of Alaska Southeast, 1995-97 University of Alaska Anchorage, 1997-98

Legislative Service:

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 140 KUSKOKWIM ICE CLASSIC REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) STA 03/17/1999
HB 165 SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) FIN 04/29/1999
HB 238 TAX OBLIGATION LOAN PROGRAM FOR FISHERS REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
CHAPTER 127 SLA 00 06/06/2000
HB 375 INHALANT ABUSE REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) FIN 04/17/2000



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 70 PUBLIC SCHOOL SURVEYS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 63 SLA 99 06/22/1999
HB 80 EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE FOR NAT'L GUARD REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
CHAPTER 7 SLA 99 04/13/1999
HB 93 RURAL ASSISTANCE HOUSING LOANS REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
(S) FIN 03/25/1999
HB 104 ENTRY MORATORIA ON PARTICIPANTS/VESSELS REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
(S) RES 05/10/1999
HB 270 PAYMENT FOR SEXUAL ABUSE EXAMINATIONS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 00 05/16/2000
HB 346 SERVICES FOR DISABLED PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
CHAPTER 76 SLA 00 05/23/2000
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 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
SB 103 NATIVE LANGUAGE EDUCATION SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 29 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SB 231 NAMING AK NATIVE VETERANS' HONOR BRIDGE SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 00 04/28/2000
SB 261 PREVENTION OF NEEDLE & SHARPS INJURIES SENATOR ELTON
CHAPTER 108 SLA 00 06/01/2000
SCR 15 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 04/14/2000

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