18th-26th Legislature (1993 -2010)

HOUSE
GENE THERRIAULT





Representative Gene Therriault
District: 33
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1993-2000 Representative
2001-2002 Senator
2003-2006 Senator Senate President
2007-2008 Senator Senate Minority Leader
2009-2010 Senator Resigned 9/13/09, 5:00 pm

Date/Place of Birth:
January 31, 1960 Fairbanks, Alaska

Residency in Alaska:
North Pole/Fairbanks: 1960 - present

Occupation:
Business Owner

Spouse:
Wife - Jo

Children:
Justin, Jordyn

Education:
North Pole High School: 1978 University of Alaska Fairbanks: 1978 - 1983 - A.A. Computer Information Services - B.A. Business Administration Henry Toll Fellow Alumnus: 2004

Alaska State Senate:
2001 - present Senate President: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Committee on Committees: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2001 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 Chair, Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Chair, State Affairs Committee: 2001 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 Vice Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2005 - present Vice Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Vice Chair, Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2005 - 2006 Armed Services Joint Committee: 2003 - 2006 Judiciary Committee: 2001 - present Rules Committee: 2001 - 2004, 2007 - present Transportation Committee: 2003 - 2006 World Trade & State/Federal Relations Committee: 2001 - 2004 Finance Subcommittees: - Environmental Conservation: 2005 - present - Governor: 2003 - present - Legislature: 2003 - present - Public Safety: 2003 - present - Administration: 2002 - 2004 - Corrections: 2001 - 2002 - Health & Social Services: 2001 - 2002 - Military & Veterans Affairs: 2001 - 2002 Fairbanks/Interior Delegation: 2001 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives:
1993 - 2000 Co-Chair, Finance: 1997 - 2000 Armed Services Joint Committee: 1999 - 2000 Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 1997 - 2000 Finance Committee: 1993 - 1996 Finance Subcommittees: - Chair, Commerce & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Co-Chair, Governor: 1999 - 2000 - Co-Chair, Legislature: 1999 - 2000 - Chair, Court System: 1997 - 1998 - Chair, Labor: 1997 - 1998 - Chair, Natural Resources: 1993 - 1996 - Chair, Environmental Conservation: 1993 - 1994 - Administration: 1995 - 1996, 1999 - 2000 - Community & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Health & Social Services: 1997 - 2000 - Governor: 1997 - 1998 - Legislature: 1997 - 1998 Fairbanks/Interior Delegation: 1993 - 2000

Other Political and Government Positions:
Legislative Assistant to Representative Mike Miller Senator, Associated Students: 1982 - University of Alaska

Business and Professional Positions:
Board of Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation Bond Reimbursement and Grant Review Committee Board of Directors, North Pole Paper, Printing & Office Products: 1987 - 1991 Partner: - Hector’s Welding Inc. - T.H.E. Company - T.H.E. Farms

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of Fairbanks: 1990 - 1993 Volunteer Teacher, Junior Achievement: Fall 1989/Fall 1991 Member, Mothers Against Drunk Driving: 1993 - 1995 Alaska Outdoor Council Saint Nicholas Parish.

Special Interests:
Family, Outdoor Activities, Church

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 11 PRECURSOR DRUGS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) JUD 01/19/1999
HB 32 EXTEND BOARD OF MARINE PILOTS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) FIN 02/05/1999
HB 62 ALASKA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) FIN 04/12/1999
HB 136 ABOLISH TOURISM MARKETING COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) FIN 04/13/1999
HB 269 VIDEOTAPING OF INTERVIEWS WITH CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) HES 01/10/2000
HB 275 UNIFORM PROBATE CODE/TRUSTS/PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 40 SLA 00 05/11/2000
HB 347 FARMING OF GAME ANIMALS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT BY REQUEST
(H) RES 02/07/2000
HB 380 INSURER TAX CREDIT: FIRE STANDRDS COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 86 SLA 00 05/24/2000
HB 402 PROBABLE CAUSE FOR RUNAWAY MINORS REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
(H) HES 02/16/2000
HJR 13 UNIVERSITY ENDOWMENT FOR RESEARCH REPRESENTATIVE THERRIAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 05/26/1999



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 12 RAIL/UTILITY EASEMENT TO AK-CANADA BORDER REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 12 SLA 99 05/06/1999
HB 36 JUVENILE BOOT CAMP PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
(H) MLV 01/19/1999
HB 40 DEPT OF COMMERCE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
CHAPTER 58 SLA 99 06/09/1999
HB 192 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 7 SLA 00 03/31/2000
HB 253 SCHOOL DISCIPLINARY AND SAFETY PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 114 SLA 00 06/06/2000
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 311 NO SOC SEC. # REQ'D ON HUNT/FISH LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) FIN 04/26/2000
HB 372 CRIMINAL SENTENCING AND RESTITUTION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 103 SLA 00 06/01/2000
HJR 9 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(S) STA 03/17/1999
HJR 15 SUPPORT AMERICAN LAND SOVEREIGNTY ACT REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 05/11/1999
HJR 34 REPEAL ESTATE AND GIFT TAX REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 05/26/1999
HJR 51 ALASKA-CANADA RAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) TRA 03/01/2000
HJR 56 CONST. AM: PROHIBIT WILDLIFE INITIATIVES REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 05/24/2000
SJR 5 SNOWMACHINE USE IN DENALI NAT'L PARK SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/26/1999