13th-22nd Legislature (1983 -2002)

SENATE
JERRY WARD





Senator Jerry Ward
District: E
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1983-1984 Representative
1997-2002 Senator

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
07/19/1948;
Anchorage, Alaska

OCCUPATION:
Real Estate, Businessman

SPOUSE:
Margaret

CHILDREN:
Katheleen Bloodgood, Kirsten Deacon, Jeri Ann Strand

EDUCATION:
High School: West High School, 1966, GED Technical/Vocational: Heavy Equipment School; Navy Sea Bees

MILITARY SERVICE:
US Navy (Vietnam), 3 years, 7 months, Construction Man; Awards: Vietnam Service Medal, Honorable Discharge

EMPLOYMENT:
Member, Kenai Chamber of Commerce;
Member, North Kenai Chamber of Commerce

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10252; American Legion Post #28

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Fishing, hunting, boating

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 44 ALASKA TOLL BRIDGE AND CAUSEWAY AUTHORITY SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 04/11/2001
SB 45 APPROP: DESIGN OF KNIK ARM CROSSING SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 04/11/2001
SB 91 ABORTION: INFORMED CONSENT;INFORMATION SENATOR WARD
(S) RLS 04/03/2002
SB 97 PROBATION AND PAROLE FEES SENATOR WARD
(S) RLS 04/03/2002
SB 120 PUBLIC SCHOOL EXIT EXAM SENATOR WARD
(S) HES 02/27/2001
SB 150 APPROP: KENAI YOUTH DETENTION CENTER SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 03/19/2001
SB 177 DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED:BAC LEVEL/FINES SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 05/06/2001
SB 187 ABSENTEE AND SPECIAL NEEDS VOTING SENATOR WARD
CHAPTER 35 SLA 01 06/25/2001
SB 188 EDUCATION FUND/ LAND ENDOWMENT SENATOR WARD
(S) RES 04/23/2001
SB 208 DISCLOSURES: SALMON, HALIBUT, SABLEFISH SENATOR WARD
CHAPTER 8 SLA 02 04/03/2002
SB 271 MARINE AND RAIL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 05/09/2002
SB 330 AUCTION OF STATE LANDS SENATOR WARD
(S) RES 02/19/2002
SB 332 MOBILE HOME DEALERS SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 02/19/2002
SB 333 PENSION INVESTMENT BOARD STAFF SENATOR WARD
(S) STA 02/19/2002
SCR 2 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 03/27/2001
SCR 12 PETITION FEDS TO LABEL FARMED SALMON SENATOR WARD
(S) RES 04/27/2001
SCR 20 WAIVE UNIFORM RULES FOR HB 234 SENATOR WARD
FAILED (S) 05/07/2001
SCR 22 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2002 SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 04/17/2002
SJR 11 CONST AM: PERM FUND INCOME DISTRIBUTION SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 04/24/2001
SJR 25 CONST. AM: EDUCATION FUND SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 03/22/2002
SJR 29 LABELING FISH AS WILD OR FARMED SENATOR WARD
(S) RES 04/27/2001
SJR 31 TAX EXEMPT BONDS TO FUND VETERANS LOANS SENATOR WARD
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 05/03/2002
SJR 32 CONST. AM:MARINE/RAIL TRANSPORTATION FUND SENATOR WARD
(S) FIN 05/09/2002



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
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 79 EAGLE RIVER VETERANS' MEMORIAL HIGHWAY REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
CHAPTER 6 SLA 01 03/29/2001
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 149 PRIVATE PRISON IN KENAI REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 32 SLA 01 05/29/2001
HB 164 GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS REGARDING CINA REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
CHAPTER 43 SLA 01 06/25/2001
HB 210 STAT. OF LIMITATIONS:SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 01 07/03/2001
HB 244 RIGHT-OF-WAY TO DENALI BOR. FOR RR/UTIL. REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
CHAPTER 2 SLA 02 01/16/2002
HB 374 NAMING DOUTHIT VETERANS' MEMORIAL BRIDGE REPRESENTATIVE LANCASTER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 02 06/20/2002
HB 438 DISABLED VETERANS LICENSE PLATES REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 31 SLA 02 05/29/2002
HCR 4 AFRICAN-AMERICAN CITIZEN RECOGNIT'N MONTH REPRESENTATIVE DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 04/17/2002
HCR 6 INHALANTS AND POISONS AWARENESS WEEKS REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 03/27/2001
HCR 20 SEPT 11 DAY OF REMEMBRANCE REPRESENTATIVE STEVENS
LEGIS RESOLVE 49 04/17/2002
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 30 DESECRATION OF U.S. FLAG REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
LEGIS RESOLVE 59 06/19/2002
HJR 33 SUPPORT WAR ON TERRORISM & SUPPORT PEACE REPRESENTATIVE JAMES
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 04/12/2002
HJR 45 SALMON LABELING REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 60 05/17/2002
SB 1 FOUNDATION FORMULA INCREASE SENATOR WILKEN
(S) FIN 05/10/2002
SB 3 APPROP:ENV.ASSESS. NORTHERN DENALI ACCESS SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 02/09/2001
SB 49 NO SOC SEC. # REQ'D ON HUNT/FISH LICENSE SENATOR TORGERSON
(S) RLS 01/25/2001
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 79 FRED ZHAROFF MEMORIAL BRIDGE SENATOR AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 11 SLA 01 04/10/2001
SB 80 APPROP: SPECIAL OLYMPICS SENATOR HALFORD
(S) RLS 02/15/2001
SB 102 SOCIAL SECURITY # & DRIVER'S LICENSES SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RLS 03/13/2001
SB 105 VICTIMS' RIGHTS/ PRISONER'S PFD SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 92 SLA 01 07/05/2001
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 219 NAVIGABLE WATERS COMMISSION SENATOR HALFORD
CHAPTER 71 SLA 02 06/20/2002
SCR 23 ALASKA TARTAN DAY SENATOR PHILLIPS
LEGIS RESOLVE 47 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 9 NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM SENATOR LEMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 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 19 CONDEMN HATE CRIMES;REQUEST INVESTIGATION SENATOR LINCOLN
(S) STA 03/12/2001
SJR 23 CONST AM: APPROPRIATION/SPENDING LIMIT SENATOR DONLEY
(H) FIN 02/08/2002
SR 301 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE RESOLUTION SENATOR GREEN
SENATE RESOLVE 2 07/17/2002

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