18th-22nd Legislature (1993 -2002)

HOUSE
JEANNETTE JAMES





Representative Jeannette James
House Majority Leader
District: 34
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1993-2002 Representative

Date/Place of Birth:
11/19/29; Maquoketa, IA

Occupation:
Accountant, Business Management

Spouse:
James

Children:
James Jr., Jeannette (Jeannie), Alice Marie

Residency in Alaska:
North Pole; 1980-present Fairbanks; 1977-80 Anchorage; 1975-77

Education:
High School - Woodburn, OR, 1947 College/University - Merritt Davis School of Commerce, Salem, OR, 1956-57, Public Accounting; University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1976-77; University of Alaska, Fairbanks, misc. express courses

Political and Government Positions:
Alaska House of Representatives, 1993-present; Chair, House State Affairs, 1995-2000; Administrative Regulation Review, 1997-2000; Vice-Chair: Judiciary Committee, House Economic Task Force; Member: Resources, Legislative Council; City of North Pole Economic Development Commission; Republican Party, District 18: Vice-Chair, Treasurer; FNSB: Chair, Platting Board; Planning Commission

Business and Professional Positions:
Owner/Manager, accounting, tax preparation and business consulting business, 1969-2000; Co-Owner/Manager: Jolly Acres Motel, 1987-present

Service Organization(s) Membership:
North Pole Rotary, 1990-2000; North Pole Chamber of Commerce, 1989-present; Airforce Association; Alaska Outdoor Council; alaska Farm Bureau; Alaska Miners

Special Interests:
International Training in Communication (ITC): Workshop Leader/Speaker; State President (two terms); Regional Secretary, Pacific Northwest Region; recent "Skilled Communicator" status; Canada-Alaska Railroad link

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 141 LEASED VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEE REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 03/09/2001
HB 241 RAIL AND UTILITY CORRIDOR TO CANADA REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) RES 02/01/2002
HB 244 RIGHT-OF-WAY TO DENALI BOR. FOR RR/UTIL. REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 2 SLA 02 01/16/2002
HB 249 AG REVOLVING LOAN FUND PROPERTY DISPOSAL REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) RLS 04/24/2001
HB 253 CHILD PROTECTION:PERS PEACE OFF. STATUS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) STA 04/28/2001
HB 254 STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS/WARRANTS REPRESENTATIVE JAMES BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 59 SLA 02 06/19/2002
HB 273 ALASKA AIRPORT AUTHORITY REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) TRA 05/08/2001
HB 305 NONCOMPLIANCE WITH SELECTIVE SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES MURKOWSKI, HARRIS, MULDER, JAMES
CHAPTER 89 SLA 02 06/27/2002
HB 380 REIMBURSE CERTAIN RETIREE MEDICARE CHARGE REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) FIN 04/09/2002
HB 444 ALASKA PUBLIC BUILDING FUND REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 32 SLA 02 05/29/2002
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
HJR 33 SUPPORT WAR ON TERRORISM & SUPPORT PEACE REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 04/12/2002
HJR 34 PRESIDENT'S ECONOMIC SECURITY PACKAGE REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(H) L&C 01/22/2002
HJR 35 REPEAL ESTATE TAX REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) RLS 05/13/2002



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 3 DEPOSITS TO THE PERMANENT FUND REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
(S) RES 04/25/2001
HB 16 HOME RULE COMMUNITIES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
(S) FIN 05/01/2001
HB 20 MUNICIPAL DIVIDEND: AID TO MUNIS & OTHERS REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
(S) CRA 05/03/2002
HB 53 SEISMIC HAZARDS SAFETY COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE DAVIES
CHAPTER 109 SLA 02 07/01/2002
HB 82 FARM OPERATIONS:DISCLOSURE/NUISANCES REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
(H) RES 04/06/2001
HB 95 CONTROL OF CAPITOL SPACE REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 05/08/2001
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 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 115 EMERGENCY COMMITMENT ORDERS AND TREATMENT REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 128 APPROVAL FOR EMPLOYMENT OF MINORS REPRESENTATIVE OGAN
CHAPTER 76 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 144 GUIDES FOR NONRESIDENT MOOSE HUNTERS REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER
(H) RES 02/23/2001
HB 151 WILLIAM WOOD FAIRBANKS INTERN'TL AIRPORT REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
RETURNED TO (H) RLS 03/16/2001
HB 160 REPORTING OF ABORTIONS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 141 SLA 02 07/05/2002
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 187 VANDALISM OF CEMETERIES & GRAVES REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 83 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 196 RIGHT OF ACTION FOR LEGAL SEPARATION REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 80 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 203 SPECIAL APPROP: SCHOOL DIST. COST FACTORS REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(S) RLS 05/15/2002
HB 208 AQUATIC FARMS FOR SHELLFISH REPRESENTATIVE SCALZI
CHAPTER 81 SLA 02 06/20/2002
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 243 VERIFY AGE REQD FOR DEFENSE IN SEX CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 83 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 252 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID: SERVICES & LIAB. REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) RLS 05/16/2002
HB 268 LIMITS ON RIGHT TO PRIVACY REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
(H) RLS 05/06/2001
HB 274 WORKERS' COMP: MEDICAL EXAM REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 84 SLA 02 06/20/2002
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 301 NONCASH CHILD SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVES COGHILL, FATE
(H) HES 01/14/2002
HB 307 OIL/GAS EXPLORATION INCENTIVE CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 139 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 314 PFD: PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS & MISC REPRESENTATIVES MCGUIRE, DAVIES
(S) HES 03/18/2002
HB 320 ELECTRONIC BALLOTING EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 02 03/07/2002
HB 349 AGENCY PROGRAM AND FINANCIAL PLANS REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 98 SLA 02 06/28/2002
HB 366 RATES FOR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) HES 01/30/2002
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 389 MUNI TAX EXEMPTION: DETERIORATED PROPERTY REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
CHAPTER 102 SLA 02 06/28/2002
HB 407 CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) FIN 04/16/2002
HB 438 DISABLED VETERANS LICENSE PLATES REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 31 SLA 02 05/29/2002
HB 455 MUNICIPAL TAXATION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 117 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 463 INFORMED JURY REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) JUD 02/19/2002
HB 475 WATER/SEWER/WASTE GRANTS TO UTILITIES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(H) CRA 02/19/2002
HCR 4 AFRICAN-AMERICAN CITIZEN RECOGNIT'N MONTH REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 04/17/2002
HCR 8 NORTH SLOPE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE ROUTING REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
(S) RLS 04/24/2001
HCR 26 HOUSE ARREST/ELECTRONIC MONITORING REPRESENTATIVE GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 55 05/03/2002
HJR 6 ROADLESS POLICY REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 03/09/2001
HJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE MASEK
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 02/28/2001
HJR 16 OPPOSE CANADIAN FEE TO TRANSPORT FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) RLS 02/28/2001
HJR 27 WWII ALASKA-USSR LEND-LEASE MONUMENTS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 06/25/2001
HJR 30 DESECRATION OF U.S. FLAG REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 59 06/19/2002
HJR 45 SALMON LABELING REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 60 05/17/2002
SB 58 ADD PHYSICIAN ASST TO STATE MEDICAL BOARD SENATOR OLSON
CHAPTER 16 SLA 01 04/27/2001
SB 76 RIGHT-OF-WAY LEASING ACT SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 18 SLA 01 04/27/2001
SB 79 FRED ZHAROFF MEMORIAL BRIDGE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 11 SLA 01 04/10/2001
SB 145 REGIONAL & VILLAGE PUB.SAFETY OFFICERS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 97 SLA 01 07/10/2001
SB 149 TEACHER RETIREM'T,REEMPLOYM'T,CERTIFIC'T SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 58 SLA 01 06/29/2001
SB 263 AFTER ACQUIRED TITLE IN REAL PROPERTY SENATOR LEMAN
CHAPTER 21 SLA 02 05/17/2002
SB 266 FISHERY ENHANCEMENT LOANS SENATOR STEVENS
CHAPTER 26 SLA 02 05/18/2002
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 3 F-22 RAPTOR AIRCRAFT AT ELMENDORF AFB SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 03/09/2001
SJR 8 VOTING SITES AT MILITARY INSTALLATIONS SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 03/27/2001
SJR 10 US COAST GUARD FUNDING SENATOR AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 04/23/2001
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
SJR 28 INFO ABOUT LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 07/07/2001
SJR 31 TAX EXEMPT BONDS TO FUND VETERANS LOANS SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 05/03/2002

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