20th-28th Legislature (1997 -2014)

HOUSE
FRED DYSON





Representative Fred Dyson
District: 25
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1997-2002 Representative
2003-2014 Senator

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Date/Place of Birth:
January 16, 1939
Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1964
Fairbanks: 1965 - 1968
Anchorage: 1970 - 1976
Eagle River: 1976 - present

Occupation:
Mariner, mechanical engineer, marine science consultant, technical writer, former commercial fisherman, charter boat operator

Family:
Wife - Jane, since May 28, 1966
Children - Cindy Dyson-McGlen, Wendy Shaw, Jana Oztergut
Seven grandchildren
Many foster children

Education:
Highline High School, Seattle, Washington:
University of Washington: 5 years - Mechanical Engineering
- Graduate courses:
Mechanical Engineering, Arctic Engineering
& Management

Alaska Senate: 2003 - present
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2003 - 2006
Armed Services Joint Committee: 2003 - 2006
Finance Committee: 2003 - 2008
Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003
Ombudsman Selection Committee: 2007 - 2008
Resources Committee: 2003 - 2006
Victim’s Advocate Selection Committee: 2007 - 2008
Finance Subcommittees:
- Chair, Administration: 2003 - 2006
- Chair, Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2004 - 2006
- Chair, Public Safety: 2004 - 2006
- Administration: 2007 - 2008
- Community & Economic Development: 2003
- Education & Early Development: 2003
- Environmental Conservation: 2004 - 2005
- Health & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
- Labor and Workforce Development: 2003
- Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2003, 2007 - 2008
- Revenue: 2004 - 2005
- University of Alaska: 2003 - 2008
Chair, Children’s Caucus: 2003 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1997 - 2002
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Tourism: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Fisheries: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 1999 - 2002
Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 1997 - 2000
Electric Utility Restructuring Joint Committee: 1997 - 1998
Resources Committee: 1997 - 1998
Special Committee on Telecommunications: 1997 - 1998
Finance Subcommittees
- Court System: 2001 - 2002
- Health & Social Services: 1997 - 2002
- Corrections: 1997 - 2000
- Fish & Game: 1999 - 2000
Chair, Children’s Caucus: 2001 - 2002
Co-Chair, Children’s Caucus: 1997 - 1998
Anchorage Caucus: 1999 - 2000

Other Political and Government Positions:
Health Commission: 2001 - present
Alaska Fisheries Task Force: 2001 - present
- Council of State Governments
Anchorage Municipal Assembly: 1985 - 1991
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Pacific Northwest Economic Region
- Vice President/President: July 2003 - 2005
U.S. Energy Council Executive Board
Business and Professional Positions:
Commercial Fisherman, salmon and herring: 1976 - 1999
- Owner/Captain, Marine Charter Service
Consultant, Technical Writer: 1985 - present
Maintenance Engineer, British Petroleum: 1972 - 1984
Boating columnist, Anchorage Times;
Anchorage Daily News

Contributing Editor, Alaska Boating Magazine

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Eagle River Community Council
National Rifle Association
Alaska Right to Life
Former Member, Eagle River Community Council;
Former Member, Eagle River Limited Road Service Area Board;
Former Member, Alaska State Human Rights Commission;
Former Member, Chugach State Park Citizens Advisory Board;
Former Member, Anchorage Library Commission;
Former Member, Anchorage Aquatic Resources Commission

Special Interests:
Mechanical antiques restoration, cars, guns, boats, tools, history, outdoor sports, and reading

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 16 HOME RULE COMMUNITIES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) FIN 05/01/2001
HB 101 CHARTER SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 70 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 163 FUNDING FOR CORRESPONDENCE STUDY REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) EDU 03/09/2001
HB 164 GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS REGARDING CINA REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 43 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 167 MOTOR VEH.LIC.PLATES: NATL GUARD/ANTIQUE REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 44 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 188 MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) CRA 03/16/2001
HB 195 FREEDOM OF RELIGION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) JUD 04/11/2001
HB 196 RIGHT OF ACTION FOR LEGAL SEPARATION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 80 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 243 VERIFY AGE REQD FOR DEFENSE IN SEX CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 83 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 280 VISITATION COST WHEN PARENT MOVES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) HES 01/14/2002
HB 299 ALASKA PLACE NAMES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) STA 04/30/2002
HB 349 AGENCY PROGRAM AND FINANCIAL PLANS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 98 SLA 02 06/28/2002
HB 480 DEATH/SURVIVOR BENEFITS IN PERS & TRS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 40 SLA 02 06/07/2002
HCR 4 AFRICAN-AMERICAN CITIZEN RECOGNIT'N MONTH REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 04/17/2002
HJR 11 CONST. AM: PERSONAL SUBSISTENCE USE REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) RES 02/02/2001
HJR 12 CONST. AM: HUNTING, TRAPPING, FISHING REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) JUD 03/12/2001
HJR 29 CONST AM: SUBSISTENCE FISHING AND HUNTING REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(H) RES 01/14/2002
HJR 32 FEDERAL PLACE NAMES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) STA 04/24/2002



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 1 MOVE LEGISLATURE TO ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVES ROKEBERG, GREEN
(H) STA 01/08/2001
HB 13 MUNICIPAL SERVICE AREAS REPRESENTATIVE BUNDE
CHAPTER 31 SLA 01 05/24/2001
HB 21 ROUTE OF NATURAL GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVES PORTER, MULDER
(H) O&G 01/08/2001
HB 28 MOVE SECOND LEGISLATIVE SESSION REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) STA 01/08/2001
HB 32 SEX CRIME AND PORNOGRAPHY FORFEITURES REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
(S) RLS 05/07/2001
HB 44 JOE REDINGTON SR. MEMORIAL TRAIL REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
CHAPTER 1 SLA 01 03/09/2001
HB 48 HUNT/FISH LICENSE: NO SS# OR OATHS REQ'D REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 39 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 82 FARM OPERATIONS:DISCLOSURE/NUISANCES REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
(H) RES 04/06/2001
HB 85 AGGRAVATING FACTORS IN SENTENCING REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) JUD 04/21/2001
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 99 SCHOOL DISCIPLINE AND SAFETY PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 50 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 100 JUNETEENTH DAY REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 9 SLA 01 04/10/2001
HB 109 ABSENTEE & QUESTIONED BALLOT CERTIFICATES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 12 SLA 01 04/18/2001
HB 110 SOCIAL SECURITY # & DRIVER'S LICENSES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 40 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 111 CIVIL LIABILITY AND LIVESTOCK REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) JUD 04/24/2001
HB 112 ABORTION: INFORMED CONSENT; INFORMATION REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) HES 02/05/2001
HB 113 HEALTH CARE INSURANCE PAYMENTS REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 52 SLA 01 06/25/2001
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 124 NURS.HOME/ASSISTED LIV. EMPLOYEES/VISITOR REPRESENTATIVE HALCRO
(H) JUD 04/19/2001
HB 125 UNLAWFUL VIEWING REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(H) RLS 04/27/2001
HB 127 AVIATION & AIRCRAFT EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 56 SLA 01 06/29/2001
HB 128 APPROVAL FOR EMPLOYMENT OF MINORS REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 76 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 143 DNA DATABASE REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
(H) RLS 04/09/2001
HB 154 FISHERY BUS. TAX/FISHERIES RES. LAND. TAX REPRESENTATIVE SCALZI
CHAPTER 42 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 158 CRITERIA FOR REGULATIONS REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
(H) JUD 02/28/2001
HB 160 REPORTING OF ABORTIONS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 141 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 171 ALASKA HISTORY CURRICULUM REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(S) HES 02/20/2002
HB 178 MANAGMENT OF FISH AND GAME REPRESENTATIVE FATE
(H) FIN 04/26/2002
HB 180 YOUTH SERVICES: REGULATION & TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 143 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 187 VANDALISM OF CEMETERIES & GRAVES REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 83 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 197 HEALTH CARE SERVICES DIRECTIVES REPRESENTATIVE HUDSON
(S) HES 04/24/2002
HB 203 SPECIAL APPROP: SCHOOL DIST. COST FACTORS REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(S) RLS 05/15/2002
HB 210 STAT. OF LIMITATIONS:SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 214 CIVIL ACTION AGAINST MINORS IN BARS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 87 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 218 BOARDING SCHOOL FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) EDU 03/27/2001
HB 239 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PILOT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
(S) RLS 05/15/2002
HB 241 RAIL AND UTILITY CORRIDOR TO CANADA REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) RES 02/01/2002
HB 242 TRS & PERS REEMPLOY & MED BENEFITS; COLA REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 01 06/29/2001
HB 244 RIGHT-OF-WAY TO DENALI BOR. FOR RR/UTIL. REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 2 SLA 02 01/16/2002
HB 252 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID: SERVICES & LIAB. REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) RLS 05/16/2002
HB 255 STATEWIDE SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE PORTER
(H) FIN 04/25/2001
HB 257 PREVENTING HARASSMENT IN SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) EDU 04/25/2001
HB 268 LIMITS ON RIGHT TO PRIVACY REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
(H) RLS 05/06/2001
HB 272 TOBACCO USE PREVENTION TRUST REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER
(H) FIN 05/05/2001
HB 277 SELF-STORAGE FACILITY LIENS REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
(H) JUD 04/25/2002
HB 279 STAT. OF LIMITATIONS:MURDER & SEX CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
(H) JUD 01/14/2002
HB 281 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR PROVIDING ALCOHOL REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 88 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 285 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN
(S) FIN 05/10/2002
HB 287 EXEMPT ENTRY PERMITS FROM CREDITOR CLAIMS REPRESENTATIVE SCALZI
CHAPTER 138 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 288 LIMITED ENTRY BUY-BACK PROGRAM/ASSESSMENT REPRESENTATIVE SCALZI
CHAPTER 135 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 291 LICENSING OF RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 7 SLA 02 04/03/2002
HB 297 CRIMES: RESTITUTION & AGGRAVATING FACTORS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 23 SLA 02 05/18/2002
HB 305 NONCOMPLIANCE WITH SELECTIVE SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES MURKOWSKI, HARRIS, MULDER, JAMES
CHAPTER 89 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 307 OIL/GAS EXPLORATION INCENTIVE CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 139 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 309 INTERSTATE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) HES 01/14/2002
HB 314 PFD: PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS & MISC REPRESENTATIVES MCGUIRE, DAVIES
(S) HES 03/18/2002
HB 315 GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE FOR PRIVATE GROUPS REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
(S) HES 05/08/2002
HB 317 STALKING & PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(S) RLS 05/15/2002
HB 319 RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY LIABILITY REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(S) JUD 04/23/2002
HB 320 ELECTRONIC BALLOTING EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 02 03/07/2002
HB 321 CRIME VICTIMS' COMP.:SEXUAL ABUSE/ASSAULT REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(S) JUD 03/20/2002
HB 339 CHIROPRACTORS: SUNSET/LICENSING REPRESENTATIVE FATE
(H) L&C 01/16/2002
HB 348 VIOLATION OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 113 SLA 02 07/01/2002
HB 366 RATES FOR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) HES 01/30/2002
HB 367 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM COVERAGE REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) HES 01/30/2002
HB 368 FISHERY ENHANCEMENT LOANS REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
(H) FIN 03/04/2002
HB 374 NAMING DOUTHIT VETERANS' MEMORIAL BRIDGE REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 376 FISH & GAME IN NAVIGABLE WATERS REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) FIN 04/08/2002
HB 386 ADOPTION, CINA CASES & FOSTER PARENTS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
(H) HES 02/06/2002
HB 389 MUNI TAX EXEMPTION: DETERIORATED PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
CHAPTER 102 SLA 02 06/28/2002
HB 393 SALES OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
CHAPTER 128 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 400 PERMANENT FUND CONTRIBUTION FOR EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
(H) STA 02/11/2002
HB 405 CRIMES ON OR AGAINST STATE VESSELS/PLANES REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 87 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 407 CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) FIN 04/16/2002
HB 409 ELIMINATE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER BY REQUEST
(H) RLS 04/09/2002
HB 448 TELEMARKETERS PHONE LISTS/REGISTRATION REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) JUD 04/25/2002
HB 451 MUNICIPAL BOND REIMBURSEMENT REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
RET 2ND RDNG (S) 05/16/2002
HB 464 CORRESPONDENCE STUDY PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) HES 05/06/2002
HB 483 PROCUREMENT OF GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(H) STA 02/19/2002
HB 489 CRUELTY TO ANIMALS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) RLS 05/13/2002
HB 493 O.K. TO ASSIGN PFD TO NONPROFIT CORP REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
(H) STA 02/19/2002
HCR 6 INHALANTS AND POISONS AWARENESS WEEKS REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 03/27/2001
HCR 7 APRIL 2001 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 04/10/2001
HCR 20 SEPT 11 DAY OF REMEMBRANCE REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
LEGIS RESOLVE 49 04/17/2002
HCR 24 DONATE GAME MEAT TO CHARITABLE ORGS REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) RES 02/19/2002
HJR 6 ROADLESS POLICY REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 03/09/2001
HJR 16 OPPOSE CANADIAN FEE TO TRANSPORT FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) RLS 02/28/2001
HJR 17 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
(S) STA 02/11/2002
HJR 26 STELLER SEA LION RESEARCH TEAM TO ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 07/07/2001
HJR 27 WWII ALASKA-USSR LEND-LEASE MONUMENTS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 06/25/2001
HJR 33 SUPPORT WAR ON TERRORISM & SUPPORT PEACE REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 04/12/2002
HJR 36 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT : TAX CAPS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(H) FIN 03/22/2002
SB 9 BD OF ARCHITECTS,ENGINEERS,LAND SURV. ETC SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 46 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 60 FARM OPERATIONS:DISCLOSURE /NUISANCES SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 28 SLA 01 05/09/2001
SB 72 TAKE A CHILD HUNTING SEASON SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 68 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 78 MUNICIPAL REGULATION OF RADIO ANTENNAS SENATOR TAYLOR BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 19 SLA 01 04/27/2001
SB 79 FRED ZHAROFF MEMORIAL BRIDGE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 11 SLA 01 04/10/2001
SB 86 TEACHER EMPLOYMENT & SUBJECT EXPERTISE SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 69 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 99 DNA REGISTRATION OF BURGLARS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 49 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 105 VICTIMS' RIGHTS/ PRISONER'S PFD SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 92 SLA 01 07/05/2001
SB 149 TEACHER RETIREM'T,REEMPLOYM'T,CERTIFIC'T SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 58 SLA 01 06/29/2001
SB 164 NO GAS PIPELINE OVER BEAUFORT SEA SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 29 SLA 01 05/16/2001
SB 187 ABSENTEE AND SPECIAL NEEDS VOTING SENATOR WARD
CHAPTER 35 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 242 CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITTEES SENATOR TAYLOR
CHAPTER 17 SLA 02 05/03/2002
SB 260 HISTORIC/ANTIQUE MOTOR VEHICLES SENATOR PHILLIPS
CHAPTER 11 SLA 02 04/25/2002
SB 319 SHALLOW NATURAL GAS: LEASING & DISCHARGES SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 49 SLA 02 06/19/2002
SCR 2 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 03/27/2001
SCR 22 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2002 SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 04/17/2002
SCR 28 JOINT LEGIS SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 53 05/03/2002
SJR 8 VOTING SITES AT MILITARY INSTALLATIONS SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 03/27/2001
SJR 12 ELIMINATE MARRIAGE TAX PENALTY SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 03/27/2001
SJR 14 OPPOSE CANADIAN FEE TO TRANSPORT FIREARMS SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 04/27/2001
SJR 17 FEDERAL GUN POLICIES SENATOR DONLEY
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 07/07/2001