21st-27th Legislature (1999 -2012)

HOUSE
SHARON CISSNA





Representative Sharon Cissna
District: 22
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1999-2012 Representative

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Date and Place of Birth:
April 5, 1942
Seattle, WA

Residency in Alaska:
Since 1967

Education:
High School:Federal Way, Washington 1960
College/University:University of Washington, University of Alaska Anchorage, B.A., 1972
Alaska Pacific University, M.S., 1992
Graduate Courses in Fiscal Management and Performance Based Budgeting

Political and Government Positions:
Airport Heights Community Council, Past President, Board Member Alaska State Legislative Aide: 1995, 1973, 1971 Alaska Voters for an Open Primary Anchorage Comprehensive Plan Citizens’ Task Force PTA Member, former Board Member Anchorage School District Outstanding Volunteer Award Chugach State Park Citizen Advisory Board, Past President PARK (lobbied/won voter approval area-wide park power, 1970) Co-Chair Chugach State Park Ad Hoc Committee, Chair (proposed/lobbied for Chugach State Park, 1969-1970) Graduate of Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) 1999

Business and Professional Positions:
Owner of publication services businesses from 1972-present
SOLUTIONS: family/individual counseling/consulting from 1974-present
Counseling work with troubled youth since early 1960s

Membership:
Alaska Press, Women League of Women Voters, University of Alaska Anchorage Alumni Association, Alaska Pacific University Alumni Association, Airport Heights Community Patrol

Special Interests:
Long Distance Bicycling, Gardening, Sketching

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 21 MEDICAID FOR BREAST & CERVICAL CANCER REPRESENTATIVES KERTTULA, KAPSNER, CISSNA
(H) FIN 02/26/2003
HB 193 OPTIONAL PERFORMANCE BASED BUDGET PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) STA 03/14/2003
HB 197 INTENSIVE FAMILY PRESERVATION SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) HES 03/17/2003
HB 314 TRACKING OF PESTICIDE USE REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) L&C 05/09/2003
HB 352 APPROP: LONGEVITY BONUS REPRESENTATIVES GUTTENBERG, BERKOWITZ, CISSNA, CRAWFORD, CROFT, GARA, GRUENBERG, JOULE, KOOKESH, KERTTULA, KAPSNER, LYNN
(H) STA 01/12/2004
HB 369 POWERS RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) HES 01/12/2004
HJR 8 OPPOSE REDUCTION OF 90% OIL & GAS ROYALTY REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) O&G 01/31/2003



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 10 GROUP HEALTH INS: PRIVATE GROUPS/PERSONS REPRESENTATIVES HEINZE, ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 54 SLA 04 06/14/2004
HB 36 ELECTRONIC MAIL REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(S) L&C 05/21/2003
HB 45 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
(S) FIN 05/02/2003
HB 51 LABELING OF PRESCRIBED DRUGS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 123 SLA 04 06/29/2004
HB 52 SEX CRIME AND PORNOGRAPHY OFFENSES REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 41 SLA 03 06/05/2003
HB 63 SPECIAL ELECTION FOR U.S. SENATE VACANCY REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) STA 01/24/2003
HB 65 IMPORTING ALCOHOL TO DRY VILLAGE REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(H) TRA 01/27/2003
HB 74 EXTEND BOARD OF NURSING REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
CHAPTER 2 SLA 03 03/27/2003
HB 84 ALASKA HISTORY CURRICULUM REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(S) HES 05/10/2004
HB 118 TRANSPORTATION OF COMMERCIAL FISH REPRESENTATIVE SEATON BY REQUEST OF SALMON INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
CHAPTER 112 SLA 03 06/16/2003
HB 200 LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL & LB&A MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) STA 03/19/2003
HB 211 NURSE EDUC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(S) FIN 05/16/2003
HB 282 UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEE RESEARCH CONTRACTS REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 22 SLA 04 04/23/2004
HB 304 JACK COGHILL BRIDGE TO THE INTERIOR REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 7 SLA 04 03/15/2004
HB 337 ANATOMICAL GIFTS REGISTRY/AWARENESS FUND REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 68 SLA 04 06/16/2004
HB 493 LONG TERM FISCAL PLAN REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
(H) FIN 04/21/2004
HCR 8 INHALANTS AND POISONS AWARENESS WEEK REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/27/2003
HCR 19 ALASKA HISTORY CURRICULUM REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) EDU 05/16/2003
HCR 21 ALASKA ENERGY POLICY TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 06/05/2003
HJR 14 NATIONAL WHEELCHAIR GAMES REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 07/15/2003
HJR 18 SUPPORTING U.S. ARMED FORCES REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 04/24/2003
HJR 32 LABELING OF FISH & FISH PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 38 04/01/2004
HJR 35 MAD COW DISEASE/COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 07/26/2004
SB 349 MIDWIFERY BIRTH CENTER LICENSING SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 118 SLA 04 06/29/2004
SJR 9 SUPPORTING MEMBERS OF MILITARY SENATOR BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 04/24/2003