19th-25th Legislature (1995 -2008)

SENATE
LYDA GREEN





Senator Lyda Green
District: G
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1995-2006 Senator
2007-2008 Senator Senate President

Date/Place of Birth:
October 16, 1938 Livingston, Texas

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1962 - 1966, 1968 - 1984 Wasilla: 1984 - present

Occupation:
Former Business Owner and Educator

Spouse:
Husband - Curtis, since 1961

Children:
Children - Shelton, Bradley, Kristie Leaf Grandchildren - Kelsie, Connor, Caleb, Noah, Daniel, Torri, Meijan, and Jiabao

Education:
Brazosport High School; Freeport, Texas: 1952 - 1956 Sam Houston State University; Huntsville, Texas: 1956 - 1959 University of Alaska Anchorage: 1986 - 1988 - Slingerland Language Arts Certification

Alaska State Senate:
1995 - present Co-Chair, Finance Committee: 2003 - present Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 1995 - 1996, 2001 - 2002 Chair, State Affairs Committee: 1997 - 1998 Vice-Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2003 - 2004 Vice-Chair, State Affairs Committee: 1999 - 2000 Vice-Chair, Resources Committee: 1997 - 1998 Vice-Chair, Judiciary Committee: 1995 - 1996 Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2001 - 2004 Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2003 - present Select Committee on Legislative Ethics: 2003 - 2004 State/Federal Research & Development Committee: 2001 - 2004 Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 1997 - 1998, 2003 - present Finance Committee: 1999 - 2002 Resources Committee: 1999 - 2000 Legislative Council Joint Committee: 1997 - 1998 Transportation Committee: 1995 - 1998 Finance Subcommittees: - Chair, Community & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Chair, Corrections: 2003 - present - Chair, Court System: 2003 - present - Chair, Governor's Office: 2003 - 2004 - Chair, Health & Social Services: 2001 - present - Chair, Labor: 1999 - 2000 - Chair, Legislature: 2003 - 2004 - Chair, Transportation and Public Facilities: 2005 - present - Vice-Chair, Public Safety: 2001 - 2002 - Administration: 1997 - 2000 - Court System: 1995 - 1996 - Education: 1995 - 1996 - Labor: 1997 - 1998 - Natural Resources: 1997 - 1998 - University of Alaska: 2001 - present Matanuska Susitna Caucus: 1995 - 2000

Political and Government Positions:
Matanuska-Susitna Caucus: 1999 - 2000 Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: 1997 Energy Council: 1997 Legislative Management: 1997 Reapportionment Task Force: 1997 Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education: 1991 - 1994 Department of Education Special Education Regulations Task Force: 1993 - 1994

Business and Professional Positions:
Former Owner, The Study (education/tutorial) Adjunct Instructor, Mat-Su Community College: 1991 - 1993 Instructor's Assistant, UAA: 1991 Co-Owner, Anchorage Racquet Club: 1978 - 1988 Teacher, West High School: 1963 - 1964 Administrative Assistant, Pan American Petroleum (AMOCO): 1962-63, 1964-65

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Active in Palmer First Baptist Church Former PTA/PTO school volunteer Former Member and President, Mt. McKinley Lioness Club Former Chair, Miners and Trappers Ball Life Member - National Rifle Assocation Wasilla Sunrise Rotary Palmer Lion's Club

Special Interests:
Family, Reading, Bridge, Piano, Traveling, Tennis

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 21 PAWNBROKERS/SECONDHAND DEALERS SENATOR GREEN
(S) L&C 01/21/2003
SB 41 MEDICAL CARE: CRIMES,COSTS,AUDITS SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 66 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 42 VICTIMS' ADVOCATE AMENDMENTS SENATOR GREEN
(S) CRA 01/29/2003
SB 45 LB&A: CRIMES/COOPERATION/DELEGATION SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 67 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 65 CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES/PERSONNEL SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 160 SLA 04 07/22/2004
SB 78 MEDICAID FOR BREAST & CERVICAL CANCER SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 9 SLA 03 04/16/2003
SB 95 72-HOUR NOTICE OF TEACHER STRIKE SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 130 SLA 03 06/28/2003
SB 147 CONTROL OF NUISANCE WILD ANIMALS SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 132 SLA 03 06/28/2003
SB 157 INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 137 SLA 03 07/10/2003
SB 269 PARENT ACCESS TO CHILD'S LIBRARY RECORDS SENATOR GREEN
FAILED (H) 05/11/2004
SB 270 AVALANCHE AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 10 SLA 04 03/22/2004
SB 285 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE COVERAGE SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 93 SLA 04 06/25/2004
SB 288 TEMPORARY CHILD CUSTODY HRNGS/PLACEMENT SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 117 SLA 04 06/29/2004
SB 289 EXTENDING THE SPECIAL ED SERVICE AGENCY SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 27 SLA 04 05/04/2004
SCR 4 AVALANCHE AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 04/24/2003
SJR 10 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE RESOLUTION SENATOR GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 08/25/2003



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 12 HARASSMENT BY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 13 SLA 03 05/01/2003
HB 16 STRANDED GAS DEVELOPMENT ACT AMENDMENTS REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 4 SLA 03 04/07/2003
HB 31 INITIATIVE/REFERENDUM PETITIONS REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 148 SLA 04 07/03/2004
HB 49 EXPAND DNA DATABASE REPRESENTATIVES ANDERSON, HAWKER
CHAPTER 88 SLA 03 06/13/2003
HB 68 OFFICE OF VICTIMS' RIGHTS: INCLUDE MUNIS REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 6 SLA 03 04/11/2003
HB 69 REGULATION OF SHALLOW NATURAL GAS REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
CHAPTER 45 SLA 03 06/06/2003
HB 82 LIMITATIONS ON COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 14 SLA 03 05/01/2003
HB 102 CONCEALED DEADLY WEAPONS REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
CHAPTER 62 SLA 03 06/11/2003
HB 177 CONCEALED HANDGUNS REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
CHAPTER 63 SLA 03 06/11/2003
HB 283 ACREAGE FOR COAL LEASES REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 91 SLA 03 06/13/2003
HB 344 MINING FEES/LABOR/ROYALTIES/ABANDONMENT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 26 SLA 04 05/04/2004
HB 379 OFFICE OF CITIZENSHIP ASSISTANCE REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
CHAPTER 167 SLA 04 07/26/2004
HB 474 LIABILITY FOR AIRPORTS AND AIRSTRIPS REPRESENTATIVE HOLM
CHAPTER 39 SLA 04 06/04/2004
HJR 5 CONST AM: INITIATIVE/REFERENDUM PETITIONS REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
LEGIS RESOLVE 48 07/03/2004
HJR 18 SUPPORTING U.S. ARMED FORCES REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 04/24/2003
SB 1 INCREASE AMT OF BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION SENATOR WILKEN
(S) FIN 03/02/2004
SB 30 ABORTION: INFORMED CONSENT; INFORMATION SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 178 SLA 04 07/26/2004
SB 155 PREDATOR CONTROL/AIRBORNE SHOOTING SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 124 SLA 03 06/18/2003
SB 160 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR DEFIBRILLATOR USE SENATOR OLSON
CHAPTER 120 SLA 03 06/18/2003
SB 177 PERS/TRS COLA FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 70 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 184 ORGANIC FOOD SENATOR OGAN
(S) RES 04/11/2003
SB 283 APPROP:CAPITAL/SUPPLEMENTAL/REAPPROP/CBR SENATOR HOFFMAN
CHAPTER 159 SLA 04 07/19/2004
SB 295 EXTEND NAVIGABLE WATERS COMMISSION SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 41 SLA 04 06/04/2004
SB 305 ASSERTING STATE TITLE TO SUBMERGED LAND SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 42 SLA 04 06/04/2004
SB 306 NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE TASK FORCE SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 78 SLA 04 06/17/2004
SB 318 CONSUMPTIVE USE OF FISH AND GAME SENATOR SEEKINS
(S) JUD 04/08/2004
SB 327 ROLLERBLADES,ROLLER SKATES, ROLLER SKIS SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 81 SLA 04 06/17/2004
SCR 1 SUPPORT ROADS/HOT SPRINGS LOOP ROAD SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 04/24/2003
SCR 12 BOROUGH INCORPORATION: UNORG AREAS SENATOR WILKEN
TRANSMITTED TO (H) 04/16/2004
SJR 4 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING SENATOR WAGONER
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 03/27/2003
SJR 5 DESTROY BRADY BILL RECORDS SENATOR WAGONER
LEGIS RESOLVE 21 08/25/2003
SJR 9 SUPPORTING MEMBERS OF MILITARY SENATOR BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 04/24/2003
SJR 24 CONST AM: GUARANTEE PERM FUND DIVIDEND SENATOR OGAN
(S) FIN 03/01/2004
SR 2 RONALD REAGAN DAY SENATOR THERRIAULT
SENATE RESOLVE 2 07/02/2004