21st-22nd Legislature (1999 -2002)

HOUSE
LISA MURKOWSKI





Representative Lisa Murkowski
District: 14
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1999-2002 Representative

Date/Place of Birth:
May 22, 1957, Ketchikan, Alaska

Occupation:
Attorney, Mother

Spouse:
Husband, Verne Martell

Children:
Nicolas, Matthew

Residency in Alaska:
Lifelong. Anchorage (over 20 years), Fairbanks, Wrangell, Juneau, Ketchikan,

Education:
High School - Monroe High School, 1971-75 Willamette University, 1975-77; Georgetown University, 1978-80, B.A. Economics Willamette College of Law, 1982-85, J.D.

Political and Government Positions:
Alaska House of Representatives; Chair, Labor & Commerce Committee; Joint Armed Services Committee; Community & Regional Affairs Committee; Legislative Council; Special Committee on Military & Veteran's Affairs; Finance Subcommittees: Community and Economic Development; Education and Early Development; Labor and Workforce Development

Political and Government Organizations:
Commission on Postsecondary Education; Council of State Governments; National Order of Women Legislators; National Council of State Legislatures;Council of State Governments Executive Committee; Association of United States Army

Business and Professional Positions:
Owner, Law Practice; First Bank Board; Alaska and Anchorage Bar Associations; Private practice with Anchorage law firm, 1989-1996; Anchorage District Court Attorney, 1987-1989

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Catholic Social Services; Government Hill Elementary PTA; YWCA; Alaskans for Drug-Free Youth; Alaska Federation of Republican Women; Midnight Sun Republican Women's Club; Anchorage Repbulican Women's Club; Republican State Central Committee; Boys & Girls Club; Arctic Power; Anchorage Equal Rights Commission; Mayor's Task Force for the Homeless

Awards & Recognitions:
FBI Director's Community Leadership Award for work in the prevention of drug abuse; Anchorage School District Outstanding Volunteer Award

Special Interests:
Family, skiing, camping, fishing, community volunteer wor

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 77 JOINT ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 6 SLA 99 04/12/1999
HB 128 LEASE-PURCHASE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 10 SLA 99 05/06/1999
HB 208 PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 49 SLA 99 06/03/1999
HB 239 UCC SECURED TRANSACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 113 SLA 00 06/06/2000
HB 268 COLLEGE TUITION SAVINGS PLAN REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
(H) RLS 02/11/2000
HB 298 REQUIRE HEALTH INS COVERAGE FOR DIABETES REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 23 SLA 00 04/28/2000
HB 357 REDEMPTION OF CORPORATE SHARES REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 12 SLA 00 04/14/2000
HB 362 APPROVING TRANSFER OF RAILROAD LAND REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
(H) RLS 04/19/2000
HB 391 HEALTH DOCUMENT FILING REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
(H) JUD 02/16/2000
HB 397 MARIJUANA LAW REVISIONS REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
(H) JUD 02/16/2000
HB 415 TRUST COMPANIES & FIDUCIARIES REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
(H) L&C 02/16/2000



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 9 PERSONS REQUIRED TO FILE SETTLEMENT INFO REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 99 05/06/1999
HB 22 INVESTIGATIONS BY MUNICIPAL ASSESSOR REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 4 SLA 99 03/26/1999
HB 67 BAIL HEARING FOR SEX OFFENDERS REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 95 SLA 00 05/31/2000
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 108 USE, REGULATION, AND OPERATION OF BOATS REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
CHAPTER 28 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 120 NATIONAL YOUTH CORPS FUNDING & TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
(H) MLV 02/26/1999
HB 134 SKI VIOLATIONS BAIL SCHEDULE REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
(S) JUD 04/12/1999
HB 255 HOME RULE COMMUNITIES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) FIN 04/11/2000
HB 270 PAYMENT FOR SEXUAL ABUSE EXAMINATIONS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 00 05/16/2000
HB 272 MUNICIPAL TAX: LOW INCOME HOUSING REPRESENTATIVES HALCRO, ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 79 SLA 00 05/24/2000
HB 288 CHILDREN WITNESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 67 SLA 00 05/22/2000
HB 372 CRIMINAL SENTENCING AND RESTITUTION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 103 SLA 00 06/01/2000
HB 409 GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS REGARDING CINA REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) FIN 04/15/2000
HB 411 DISTRIBUTION OF PERMANENT FUND INCOME REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
(H) FIN 03/29/2000
HCR 8 ALASKA BID PREF FOR AK RAIL CORP. REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(S) TRA 04/27/1999
HCR 15 DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 03/07/2000
HCR 19 WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH/WOMEN'S DAY REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
(S) STA 03/02/2000
HJR 8 NATIONAL BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 03/26/1999
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 13 UNIVERSITY ENDOWMENT FOR RESEARCH REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 05/26/1999
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 51 ALASKA-CANADA RAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) TRA 03/01/2000
HJR 57 SUPPORT CONSERVATION AND REINVESTMENT ACT REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
(H) RES 02/16/2000
SB 3 CRIMES OF MURDER & CHILD MURDERS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 54 SLA 99 06/04/1999
SB 186 POSTSECONDARY EDUC SAVINGS PROGRAMS/TRUST SENATOR KELLY TIM
CHAPTER 3 SLA 00 03/15/2000
SB 193 COLLECTION OF UNPAID WAGES/WAGE PAYMENTS SENATOR PEARCE
CHAPTER 48 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SB 231 NAMING AK NATIVE VETERANS' HONOR BRIDGE SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 00 04/28/2000
SB 235 APPROVING LAND TRANSFERS FOR RAILROAD SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 116 SLA 00 06/06/2000
SB 247 VETERANS' ELIGIBILITY FOR LONGEVITY BONUS SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 55 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SB 268 MANDATORY 99-YEAR TERM OF IMPRISONMENT SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 49 SLA 00 05/11/2000
SCR 15 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 04/14/2000
SJR 38 ALASKA CANADA RAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 04/27/2000

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