18th-26th Legislature (1993 -2010)

SENATE
GENE THERRIAULT





Senator Gene Therriault
District: Q
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1993-2000 Representative
2001-2002 Senator
2003-2006 Senator Senate President
2007-2008 Senator Senate Minority Leader
2009-2010 Senator Resigned 9/13/09, 5:00 pm

Date/Place of Birth:
January 31, 1960 Fairbanks, Alaska

Residency in Alaska:
North Pole/Fairbanks: 1960 - present

Occupation:
Business Owner

Spouse:
Wife - Jo

Children:
Justin, Jordyn

Education:
North Pole High School: 1978 University of Alaska Fairbanks: 1978 - 1983 - A.A. Computer Information Services - B.A. Business Administration Henry Toll Fellow Alumnus: 2004

Alaska State Senate:
2001 - present Senate President: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Committee on Committees: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2001 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 Chair, Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Chair, State Affairs Committee: 2001 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 Vice Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2005 - present Vice Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Vice Chair, Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2005 - 2006 Armed Services Joint Committee: 2003 - 2006 Judiciary Committee: 2001 - present Rules Committee: 2001 - 2004, 2007 - present Transportation Committee: 2003 - 2006 World Trade & State/Federal Relations Committee: 2001 - 2004 Finance Subcommittees: - Environmental Conservation: 2005 - present - Governor: 2003 - present - Legislature: 2003 - present - Public Safety: 2003 - present - Administration: 2002 - 2004 - Corrections: 2001 - 2002 - Health & Social Services: 2001 - 2002 - Military & Veterans Affairs: 2001 - 2002 Fairbanks/Interior Delegation: 2001 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives:
1993 - 2000 Co-Chair, Finance: 1997 - 2000 Armed Services Joint Committee: 1999 - 2000 Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 1997 - 2000 Finance Committee: 1993 - 1996 Finance Subcommittees: - Chair, Commerce & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Co-Chair, Governor: 1999 - 2000 - Co-Chair, Legislature: 1999 - 2000 - Chair, Court System: 1997 - 1998 - Chair, Labor: 1997 - 1998 - Chair, Natural Resources: 1993 - 1996 - Chair, Environmental Conservation: 1993 - 1994 - Administration: 1995 - 1996, 1999 - 2000 - Community & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Health & Social Services: 1997 - 2000 - Governor: 1997 - 1998 - Legislature: 1997 - 1998 Fairbanks/Interior Delegation: 1993 - 2000

Other Political and Government Positions:
Legislative Assistant to Representative Mike Miller Senator, Associated Students: 1982 - University of Alaska

Business and Professional Positions:
Board of Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation Bond Reimbursement and Grant Review Committee Board of Directors, North Pole Paper, Printing & Office Products: 1987 - 1991 Partner: - Hector’s Welding Inc. - T.H.E. Company - T.H.E. Farms

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of Fairbanks: 1990 - 1993 Volunteer Teacher, Junior Achievement: Fall 1989/Fall 1991 Member, Mothers Against Drunk Driving: 1993 - 1995 Alaska Outdoor Council Saint Nicholas Parish.

Special Interests:
Family, Outdoor Activities, Church

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 3 APPROP:ENV.ASSESS. NORTHERN DENALI ACCESS SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 02/09/2001
SB 4 FIREFIGHTER/EMT MUNI. PROP. TAX EXEMPTION SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 54 SLA 02 06/19/2002
SB 7 CONSTABLES IN UNORGANIZED BOROUGH SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) CRA 01/08/2001
SB 9 BD OF ARCHITECTS,ENGINEERS,LAND SURV. ETC SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 46 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 10 EXTENDED BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 2 SLA 01 03/09/2001
SB 11 COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE/AK HISTORY SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 57 SLA 02 06/19/2002
SB 76 RIGHT-OF-WAY LEASING ACT SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 18 SLA 01 04/27/2001
SB 81 NONADEMPTION OF TRANSFERS IN TRUSTS SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 36 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 102 SOCIAL SECURITY # & DRIVER'S LICENSES SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RLS 03/13/2001
SB 178 DETENTION OF DELINQUENT MINORS SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 79 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 214 WATER QUALITY STANDARDS FOR HOT SPRINGS SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RES 04/28/2001
SB 243 CHIROPRACTORS: SUNSET/LICENSING SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 39 SLA 02 06/06/2002
SB 280 WATER/SEWER/WASTE GRANTS TO UTILITIES SENATOR THERRIAULT
FAILED (S) 05/11/2002
SB 308 COASTAL ZONE MGMT POLICIES/ REGS/GAS LINE SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 28 SLA 02 05/29/2002
SB 309 ADVERSE POSSESSION SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) JUD 04/12/2002
SB 310 PIPELINE COORDINATOR;NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RES 02/19/2002
SB 311 STATE TRUST FUND MONIES SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 04/16/2002
SB 313 NO LEGIS APPROVAL OF AEROSPACE PROJECT SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) JUD 02/27/2002
SB 325 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR DEFIBRILLATOR USE SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) JUD 03/01/2002
SB 326 WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PROGRAM SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 50 SLA 02 06/19/2002
SB 331 DISTRICT COURT JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNT SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 51 SLA 02 06/19/2002
SJR 1 REMOVE RESTRICTIONS ON ALASKALAND SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RES 01/08/2001



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 24 BOROUGH REVENUES FOR TOURISM MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 01 04/23/2001
HB 48 HUNT/FISH LICENSE: NO SS# OR OATHS REQ'D REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 39 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 110 SOCIAL SECURITY # & DRIVER'S LICENSES REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 40 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 118 SR CIT./DISABLED VET. PROP TAX EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE WHITAKER
CHAPTER 23 SLA 01 05/09/2001
HB 210 STAT. OF LIMITATIONS:SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 241 RAIL AND UTILITY CORRIDOR TO CANADA REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
(S) RES 02/01/2002
HB 252 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID: SERVICES & LIAB. REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) RLS 05/16/2002
HB 307 OIL/GAS EXPLORATION INCENTIVE CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 139 SLA 02 07/05/2002
HB 411 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 18 SLA 02 05/08/2002
HB 438 DISABLED VETERANS LICENSE PLATES REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 31 SLA 02 05/29/2002
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
SB 1 FOUNDATION FORMULA INCREASE SENATOR WILKEN
(S) FIN 05/10/2002
SB 49 NO SOC SEC. # REQ'D ON HUNT/FISH LICENSE SENATOR TORGERSON
(S) RLS 01/25/2001
SB 59 FEDERAL FUNDS TO MUNICIPALITIES FOR ROADS SENATOR TORGERSON
(S) RLS 04/03/2002
SB 60 FARM OPERATIONS:DISCLOSURE /NUISANCES SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 28 SLA 01 05/09/2001
SB 65 STUDY OF PAY EQUITY FOR STATE EMPLOYEES SENATOR DONLEY
CHAPTER 48 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 72 TAKE A CHILD HUNTING SEASON SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 68 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 119 WILLIAM R. WOOD FAIRBANKS INTL AIRPORT SENATOR WILKEN
(H) RLS 03/19/2001
SB 145 REGIONAL & VILLAGE PUB.SAFETY OFFICERS SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 97 SLA 01 07/10/2001
SB 164 NO GAS PIPELINE OVER BEAUFORT SEA SENATOR TORGERSON
CHAPTER 29 SLA 01 05/16/2001
SB 198 STATEWIDE SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 84 SLA 01 07/03/2001
SB 279 SPORT FISH LICENSES FOR 9/11 RESPONDERS SENATOR WILKEN
CHAPTER 132 SLA 02 07/05/2002
SB 320 MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE & REPAIRS SENATOR COWDERY
(S) L&C 03/01/2002
SCR 2 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 03/27/2001
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 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 31 TAX EXEMPT BONDS TO FUND VETERANS LOANS SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 05/03/2002
SR 301 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE RESOLUTION SENATOR GREEN
SENATE RESOLVE 2 07/17/2002