17th-21st Legislature (1991 -2000)

HOUSE
GAIL PHILLIPS





Representative Gail Phillips
District: 7
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1991-2000 Representative
1995-1998 Representative Speaker of the House

Date/Place of Birth:
5/15/44; Juneau, AK

Occupation:
Public Service

Spouse:
Walter

Children:
Robin, Kim

Residency in Alaska:
Lifelong; Juneau, Nome, Fairbanks, Anchorage, Homer

Education:
High School - Nome High School, 1958-62, diploma College/University - University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1962-67, B.A. Business Education Post Graduate - University of Alaska, Miscellaneous Courses

Political and Government Positions:
Speaker of the House, 1995-1998; House Majority Leader, 1993-94; Legislative Aide to Senate President, 1989-90; Legislative Committee Chair, Alaska State Municipal League; Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, 1986-88; Homer City Council, 1981-84; State Secretary, Republican Party of Alaska, 1982-88

Business and Professional Positions:
Partner, Lindphil Mining Company, 1983-present; Owner, Quiet Sports Store, 1978-84; Airline Employee, Western Airlines and Wein Air Alaska, 1969-79; Business Education Teacher, Nome High School, 1967-69

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Kenai Peninsula College Council: Board Member, Past Chair; Member: Kenai Peninsula Chambers of Commerce; Homer United Methodist Church; Resource Development Council; Homer Emblem Club; Pioneers of Alaska; Iditarod Trail Commitee

Special Interests:
Family and friends, politics, mining, statewide transportation improvements

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 23 FOREST PRACTICES: STREAMS/TRIBUTARIES REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(H) RES 01/19/1999
HB 29 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVES REPRESENTATIVES CROFT, PHILLIPS
(H) HES 02/11/2000
HB 106 SPECIAL APPROP: EDUCATION PURPOSES REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(H) HES 02/19/1999
HB 107 PERMANENT FUND INCOME ADVISORY VOTE REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(H) HES 02/19/1999
HB 240 G.O. BONDS, UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(H) HES 05/14/1999
HB 280 INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(H) TRA 01/10/2000
HCR 8 ALASKA BID PREF FOR AK RAIL CORP. REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(S) TRA 04/27/1999
HCR 9 TAKE A YOUNG PERSON HUNTING WEEK REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 33 03/07/2000
HJR 2 BIENNIAL STATE BUDGET REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(H) RLS 03/24/2000
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 20 FEDERAL INCOME TAX MARRIAGE PENALTY REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 05/26/1999
HJR 28 COOK INLET BELUGA POPULATION REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 04/12/1999
HJR 33 U.N. TREATY ON CLIMATE CHANGE REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
(S) STA 04/27/1999
HJR 48 ACCESS ACROSS UNITED STATES/CANADA BORDER REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 04/27/2000



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 17 PERS CREDIT FOR NONCERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
(H) FIN 03/24/1999
HB 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 93 RURAL ASSISTANCE HOUSING LOANS REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
(S) FIN 03/25/1999
HB 96 DEPOSITS TO THE PERMANENT FUND REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
(S) RLS 05/15/1999
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 155 MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY APPORTIONMENT REPRESENTATIVE SMALLEY
(S) STA 05/10/1999
HB 159 PERS PEACE OFFR STATUS CORRECTION EMPLOYE REPRESENTATIVE DAVIS
CHAPTER 121 SLA 00 06/06/2000
HB 165 SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) FIN 04/29/1999
HB 166 UNIVERSITY MINING EXTENSION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
(H) HES 03/31/1999
HB 226 CREDITED SERVICE FOR ON-THE-JOB INJURIES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 52 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 236 CREDITED PART-TIME SERVICE TRS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 53 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 238 TAX OBLIGATION LOAN PROGRAM FOR FISHERS REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
CHAPTER 127 SLA 00 06/06/2000
HB 253 SCHOOL DISCIPLINARY AND SAFETY PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 114 SLA 00 06/06/2000
HB 270 PAYMENT FOR SEXUAL ABUSE EXAMINATIONS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 00 05/16/2000
HB 298 REQUIRE HEALTH INS COVERAGE FOR DIABETES REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
CHAPTER 23 SLA 00 04/28/2000
HB 411 DISTRIBUTION OF PERMANENT FUND INCOME REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
(H) FIN 03/29/2000
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 9 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(S) STA 03/17/1999
HJR 21 MILITARY BASE REALIGNMENT/CLOSURE ACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 04/12/1999
HJR 39 SURPLUS SALMON TO AID BALKANS REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
(S) STA 05/10/1999
HJR 54 EXCLUDE AK NATL FORESTS FROM ROADLESS POL REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 04/14/2000
HJR 56 CONST. AM: PROHIBIT WILDLIFE INITIATIVES REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 05/24/2000
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 73 ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES SENATOR MILLER
CHAPTER 83 SLA 00 05/24/2000
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 247 VETERANS' ELIGIBILITY FOR LONGEVITY BONUS SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 55 SLA 00 05/11/2000

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