13th-22nd Legislature (1983 -2002)

SENATE
JERRY WARD





Senator Jerry Ward
District: E
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1983-1984 Representative
1997-2002 Senator

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
07/19/1948;
Anchorage, Alaska

OCCUPATION:
Real Estate, Businessman

SPOUSE:
Margaret

CHILDREN:
Katheleen Bloodgood, Kirsten Deacon, Jeri Ann Strand

EDUCATION:
High School: West High School, 1966, GED Technical/Vocational: Heavy Equipment School; Navy Sea Bees

MILITARY SERVICE:
US Navy (Vietnam), 3 years, 7 months, Construction Man; Awards: Vietnam Service Medal, Honorable Discharge

EMPLOYMENT:
Member, Kenai Chamber of Commerce;
Member, North Kenai Chamber of Commerce

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10252; American Legion Post #28

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Fishing, hunting, boating

Legislative Service:

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 29 REQUIREMENTS FOR PHYSICIAN'S LICENSE SENATOR WARD
CHAPTER 53 SLA 99 06/03/1999
SB 33 PRIVATIZATION: TASK FORCE/PERA SENATOR WARD
CHAPTER 61 SLA 99 06/11/1999
SB 36 YEAR 2000 COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENT SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 02/03/1999
SB 43 APPROP: EARNINGS RESERVE TO PERM FUND SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 01/25/1999
SB 46 NAMING THE CAPITAL SCHOOL BLDG. SENATOR WARD
CHAPTER 16 SLA 99 05/07/1999
SB 69 ADVISORY VOTE ON ELECTED AG SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 03/03/1999
SB 70 APPROP.TO BUD.RES.FUND: TOBACCO SETTLEMEN SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 02/11/1999
SB 108 PROBATION AND PAROLE FEES SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 03/18/1999
SB 116 DEPT OF COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 03/24/1999
SB 119 PFD ALLOWABLE ABSENCES SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 03/25/1999
SB 168 EDUCATION FUND/EDUC. VOUCHER SENATOR WARD
(S) HES 04/30/1999
SB 172 ADVISORY VOTE LONG-RANGE FISCAL PLAN SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 05/10/1999
SB 196 MUNICIPAL PLANNING COMMISSION SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 01/28/2000
SB 208 RAILROAD AND FERRY AUTHORITY SENATOR WARD
(S) TRA 01/21/2000
SB 243 INSULATED GLOVES FOR ELEC AND TELECOM WK SENATOR WARD
(S) L&C 02/03/2000
SB 262 DISABLED PLATES FOR LEASED VEHICLES SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 02/11/2000
SCR 12 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATORS WARD, PEARCE
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 03/31/2000
SJR 7 TOBACCO LITIGATION SETTLEMENT SENATOR WARD
(S) HES 03/13/1999
SJR 8 FAIR AND ACCURATE CENSUS SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 06/22/1999
SJR 10 CONST AM: SUPERMAJORITY FOR TAX LEVIES SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 04/09/1999
SJR 13 AK NATIVE ON PACIFIC SALMON COMMISSION SENATOR WARD
(S) RES 02/26/1999
SJR 14 ELECTION OF ATTORNEY GENERAL SENATOR WARD
(S) RLS 03/23/2000
SJR 25 VOLUNTARY SCHOOL PRAYER SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 06/22/1999
SJR 26 CONST. AM: EDUCATION FUND SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 05/04/1999
SJR 31 SUBSISTENCE FOR URBAN AK NATIVES SENATOR WARD
(H) RES 04/19/2000
SR 1 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
SENATE RESOLVE 1 03/26/1999



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 3 DRUGS: LISTED CHEMICALS/METHAMPHETAMINE REPRESENTATIVE BRICE
CHAPTER 73 SLA 00 05/22/2000
HB 191 CHARTER SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CONF COM APPTD H&S 05/01/2000
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 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
HJR 11 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 05/06/1999
HJR 54 EXCLUDE AK NATL FORESTS FROM ROADLESS POL REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 04/14/2000
SB 3 CRIMES OF MURDER & CHILD MURDERS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 54 SLA 99 06/04/1999
SB 4 VICTIMS' RIGHTS/PRISONER'S PFD SENATOR HALFORD
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/08/2000
SB 7 INCREASE LAND GRANT TO UNIV. OF ALASKA SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 136 SLA 00 07/11/2000
SB 11 PRISON TIME CREDITS FOR MURDERERS SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 65 SLA 99 06/22/1999
SB 77 LIABILITY RELATING TO FIREARMS SENATOR KELLY PETE
CHAPTER 17 SLA 99 05/11/1999
SB 102 TROOPER HECK MEMORIAL CORRIDOR SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 24 SLA 99 05/14/1999
SB 142 TIMBER THREATENED BY PESTS OR DISEASE SENATOR TAYLOR
(S) FIN 04/26/1999
SB 231 NAMING AK NATIVE VETERANS' HONOR BRIDGE SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 00 04/28/2000
SCR 15 ALCOHOL-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS AWARENESS SENATOR LINCOLN
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 04/14/2000
SJR 5 SNOWMACHINE USE IN DENALI NAT'L PARK SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 03/26/1999
SJR 6 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS SENATOR HOFFMAN
(S) JUD 02/03/1999
SJR 20 SAVE THE BEAVER IN WASH D.C. SENATOR TAYLOR
(H) RLS 04/29/1999
SJR 27 CONST.AM: CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION/AMENDMT SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 47 05/31/2000
SJR 28 CONST AM: APPROPRIATION LIMIT SENATOR DONLEY
(S) FIN 01/24/2000
SJR 34 CONST AM: PERM FUND CORP BD/PUB CORP BD. SENATOR HALFORD
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 05/31/2000
SJR 35 CONST AM: PERM FUND INCOME DISTRIBUTION SENATOR GREEN
(S) FIN 01/31/2000
SR 2 CLIFF GROH GALLERY SENATOR KELLY TIM
SENATE RESOLVE 2 04/12/1999

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