22nd-24th Legislature (2001 -2006)

HOUSE
GRETCHEN GUESS





Representative Gretchen Guess
District: 16
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
2001-2002 Representative
2003-2006 Senator

Date/Place of Birth:
9/5/69, Anchorage, Alaska

Occupation:
Senior Economic Analyst

Spouse:
Jeff Tyson

Residency in Alaska:
1969-1986, 1987-present

Education:
Steller Secondary School, 1987, Diploma; Carleton College, 1991, Bachelor of Arts, Economics; University of Rochester, 1996, Masters of Science, Public Policy Analysis, magna cum laude

Political and Government Positions:
Alaska House of Representatives.

Business and Professional Positions:
Senior Economic Analyst, Alaska Communications System; Consultant, RAND Corporation; Member, Systems Research and Applications

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Board Member, Standing Together Against Rape; Board Member, Senior Warden’s Committee, St. Mary’s Church; Member, Armed Services YMCA Advisory Council; Trustee, The Nature Conservancy; Board Member, Assets,Inc.

Special Interests:
Volunteering, sports, cooking, reading, family and friends

Other:
Board Member of the Year, S.T.A.R.; "Alaska's Top Forty Under Forty" Award

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 33 REPORT DEAD BODIES REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(H) JUD 01/08/2001
HB 135 EXCESSIVE POLICE SERVICES:FEES/ TENANCY REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
CHAPTER 111 SLA 02 07/01/2002
HB 211 FOUNDATION FORMULA INCREASE REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(H) HES 02/08/2002
HB 313 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVES REPRESENTATIVES MURKOWSKI, GUESS, KAPSNER, CISSNA, KERTTULA
(H) HES 01/14/2002
HB 321 CRIME VICTIMS' COMP.:SEXUAL ABUSE/ASSAULT REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(S) JUD 03/20/2002
HB 382 CLEANUP OF ILLEGAL DRUG SITES REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(S) RLS 05/12/2002
HB 461 MOTOR VEHICLE IMPOUNDMENT/FORFEITURE REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(H) CRA 02/19/2002
HB 478 TEACHER LOAN ASSUMPTION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(H) HES 04/18/2002
HB 479 MINIMUM EXPENDITURE FOR INSTRUCTION REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(H) EDU 02/19/2002
HCR 11 UNIFORM RULES: STANDING COMMITTEES REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(H) EDU 03/26/2001
HJR 43 PROTECT SOCIAL SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE GUESS
(H) HES 02/19/2002



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
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 18 RENTERS' TAX EQUIVALENCY PAYMENT APPROP. REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) FIN 04/10/2001
HB 29 SAFE SURRENDER OF BABIES REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(H) HES 01/08/2001
HB 31 SEXUAL INDUCEMENT OF A MINOR/PORNOGRAPHY REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
(H) JUD 01/08/2001
HB 32 SEX CRIME AND PORNOGRAPHY FORFEITURES REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
(S) RLS 05/07/2001
HB 36 ENTERPRISE ZONES REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
(H) FIN 04/12/2001
HB 85 AGGRAVATING FACTORS IN SENTENCING REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) JUD 04/21/2001
HB 99 SCHOOL DISCIPLINE AND SAFETY PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 50 SLA 01 06/25/2001
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 171 ALASKA HISTORY CURRICULUM REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(S) HES 02/20/2002
HB 173 SCREENING NEWBORNS FOR HEARING ABILITY REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
(H) FIN 04/21/2001
HB 210 STAT. OF LIMITATIONS:SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 242 TRS & PERS REEMPLOY & MED BENEFITS; COLA REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 01 06/29/2001
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 292 INCREASE CHILD CARE GRANTS REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
(H) FIN 04/01/2002
HB 305 NONCOMPLIANCE WITH SELECTIVE SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES MURKOWSKI, HARRIS, MULDER, JAMES
CHAPTER 89 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 317 STALKING & PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(S) RLS 05/15/2002
HB 320 ELECTRONIC BALLOTING EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 02 03/07/2002
HB 341 FELONY 4TH DEG DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSAULT REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
(H) JUD 01/18/2002
HB 345 SPECIAL ELECTION FOR U.S. SENATE VACANCY REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) STA 01/18/2002
HB 348 VIOLATION OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 113 SLA 02 07/01/2002
HB 389 MUNI TAX EXEMPTION: DETERIORATED PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
CHAPTER 102 SLA 02 06/28/2002
HB 405 CRIMES ON OR AGAINST STATE VESSELS/PLANES REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 87 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 419 PRESCRIPTION DRUG ASSISTANCE TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
(H) HES 02/13/2002
HB 442 MODIFIED BLANKET PRIMARY ELECTION REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) STA 02/15/2002
HB 448 TELEMARKETERS PHONE LISTS/REGISTRATION REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) JUD 04/25/2002
HB 489 CRUELTY TO ANIMALS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) RLS 05/13/2002
HB 491 G.O. BONDS: PUBLIC SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
(H) HES 02/19/2002
HB 493 O.K. TO ASSIGN PFD TO NONPROFIT CORP REPRESENTATIVE MURKOWSKI
(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
HCR 24 DONATE GAME MEAT TO CHARITABLE ORGS REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) RES 02/19/2002
HJR 8 NCAA BASKETBALL PRESEASON TOURNAMENTS REPRESENTATIVE MULDER
(H) HES 01/17/2001
HJR 17 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS REPRESENTATIVE HAYES
(S) STA 02/11/2002
SB 6 MOBILE HOME PARK EVICTION NOTICE SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 35 SLA 02 06/06/2002
SB 65 STUDY OF PAY EQUITY FOR STATE EMPLOYEES SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 48 SLA 01 06/25/2001
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 164 NO GAS PIPELINE OVER BEAUFORT SEA SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 29 SLA 01 05/16/2001
SJR 14 OPPOSE CANADIAN FEE TO TRANSPORT FIREARMS SENATOR TAYLOR
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 04/27/2001

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