21st-27th Legislature (1999 -2012)

HOUSE
SHARON CISSNA





Representative Sharon Cissna
District: 21
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1999-2012 Representative

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Date and Place of Birth:
April 5, 1942
Seattle, WA

Residency in Alaska:
Since 1967

Education:
High School:Federal Way, Washington 1960
College/University:University of Washington, University of Alaska Anchorage, B.A., 1972
Alaska Pacific University, M.S., 1992
Graduate Courses in Fiscal Management and Performance Based Budgeting

Political and Government Positions:
Airport Heights Community Council, Past President, Board Member Alaska State Legislative Aide: 1995, 1973, 1971 Alaska Voters for an Open Primary Anchorage Comprehensive Plan Citizens’ Task Force PTA Member, former Board Member Anchorage School District Outstanding Volunteer Award Chugach State Park Citizen Advisory Board, Past President PARK (lobbied/won voter approval area-wide park power, 1970) Co-Chair Chugach State Park Ad Hoc Committee, Chair (proposed/lobbied for Chugach State Park, 1969-1970) Graduate of Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) 1999

Business and Professional Positions:
Owner of publication services businesses from 1972-present
SOLUTIONS: family/individual counseling/consulting from 1974-present
Counseling work with troubled youth since early 1960s

Membership:
Alaska Press, Women League of Women Voters, University of Alaska Anchorage Alumni Association, Alaska Pacific University Alumni Association, Airport Heights Community Patrol

Special Interests:
Long Distance Bicycling, Gardening, Sketching

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 23 INTENSIVE FAMILY PRESERVATION SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) HES 01/08/2001
HB 66 TRACKING OF PESTICIDE USE REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) RES 04/26/2002
HB 313 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVES REPRESENTATIVES MURKOWSKI, GUESS, KAPSNER, CISSNA, KERTTULA
(H) HES 01/14/2002
HB 450 OPTIONAL PERFORMANCE-BASED BUDGET PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) FIN 02/19/2002
HCR 25 CHILDREN'S ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) HES 02/19/2002
HJR 13 OPPOSE REDUCTION OF 90% OIL & GAS ROYALTY REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) O&G 02/07/2001



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 3 DEPOSITS TO THE PERMANENT FUND REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
(S) RES 04/25/2001
HB 11 MOBILE HOME PARK EVICTION NOTICE REPRESENTATIVES CROFT, MURKOWSKI
(H) JUD 03/09/2001
HB 16 HOME RULE COMMUNITIES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) FIN 05/01/2001
HB 56 MINIMUM WAGE REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 110 SLA 02 07/01/2002
HB 76 NEW FACILITIES FOR API REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 55 SLA 01 06/28/2001
HB 91 ADD PHYSICIAN ASST TO STATE MEDICAL BOARD REPRESENTATIVE FATE
(H) FIN 03/07/2001
HB 92 ALCOHOL SALES NEAR SCHOOL/CHURCH REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
(H) L&C 01/26/2001
HB 100 JUNETEENTH DAY REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 9 SLA 01 04/10/2001
HB 101 CHARTER SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 70 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 114 INHALANT ABUSE REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) FIN 04/20/2001
HB 115 EMERGENCY COMMITMENT ORDERS AND TREATMENT REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 135 EXCESSIVE POLICE SERVICES:FEES/ TENANCY REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
CHAPTER 111 SLA 02 07/01/2002
HB 164 GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS REGARDING CINA REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 43 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 171 ALASKA HISTORY CURRICULUM REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(S) HES 02/20/2002
HB 172 THERAPEUTIC COURTS/ SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
CHAPTER 64 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 173 SCREENING NEWBORNS FOR HEARING ABILITY REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
(H) FIN 04/21/2001
HB 180 YOUTH SERVICES: REGULATION & TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 143 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 203 SPECIAL APPROP: SCHOOL DIST. COST FACTORS REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(S) RLS 05/15/2002
HB 242 TRS & PERS REEMPLOY & MED BENEFITS; COLA REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 01 06/29/2001
HB 252 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID: SERVICES & LIAB. REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) RLS 05/16/2002
HB 272 TOBACCO USE PREVENTION TRUST REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER
(H) FIN 05/05/2001
HB 285 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
(S) FIN 05/10/2002
HB 315 GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE FOR PRIVATE GROUPS REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
(S) HES 05/08/2002
HB 320 ELECTRONIC BALLOTING EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 02 03/07/2002
HB 345 SPECIAL ELECTION FOR U.S. SENATE VACANCY REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) STA 01/18/2002
HB 442 MODIFIED BLANKET PRIMARY ELECTION REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) STA 02/15/2002
HB 483 PROCUREMENT OF GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(H) STA 02/19/2002
HCR 1 STATEWIDE COMP ENERGY PLAN TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(S) HES 04/25/2001
HCR 7 APRIL 2001 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 04/10/2001
HJR 27 WWII ALASKA-USSR LEND-LEASE MONUMENTS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 06/25/2001
SB 79 FRED ZHAROFF MEMORIAL BRIDGE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 11 SLA 01 04/10/2001
SCR 2 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 03/27/2001
SJR 10 US COAST GUARD FUNDING SENATOR AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 04/23/2001
SJR 14 OPPOSE CANADIAN FEE TO TRANSPORT FIREARMS SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 04/27/2001
SJR 31 TAX EXEMPT BONDS TO FUND VETERANS LOANS SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 05/03/2002