20th-27th Legislature (1997 -2012)

HOUSE
ALBERT KOOKESH





Representative Albert Kookesh
District: 5
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1997-2004 Representative
2005-2012 Senator

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
11/24/1948; Juneau, Alaska

OCCUPATION:
Commercial Fisherman, Lodge and Market Owner/Operator

SPOUSE:
Sally Woods Kookesh

CHILDREN:
Elaine, Jacleen. Reanna, Albert, Walter

Education:
Grade School: Angoon Grade School High School: Mt. Edgecumbe High School
College University Alaska Methodist University, 1971, B.A.
Post Graduate: University of Washington, 1976, Juris Doctorate

Political and Government Positions:
Special Assistant for Rural Affairs, Office of the Governor, 12/94-5/96, Alaska Democratic Party: Precinct Chairman, Central Committeeman

Business and Professional Positions:
Board of Directors,Sealaska Corporation, Former Business Manager, Executive VP, Acting President/CEO, Kootznoowoo Inc, 1976-92

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 352 APPROP: LONGEVITY BONUS REPRESENTATIVES GUTTENBERG, BERKOWITZ, CISSNA, CRAWFORD, CROFT, GARA, GRUENBERG, JOULE, KOOKESH, KERTTULA, KAPSNER, LYNN
(H) STA 01/12/2004



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 15 SOLICITATIONS/CONSUMER PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 55 SLA 04 06/14/2004
HB 25 HEALTH CARE SERVICES DIRECTIVES REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
CHAPTER 83 SLA 04 06/25/2004
HB 36 ELECTRONIC MAIL REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(S) L&C 05/21/2003
HB 49 EXPAND DNA DATABASE REPRESENTATIVES ANDERSON, HAWKER
CHAPTER 88 SLA 03 06/13/2003
HB 84 ALASKA HISTORY CURRICULUM REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(S) HES 05/10/2004
HB 92 CLERGY TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(S) HES 04/29/2003
HB 98 SPORT FISHING SEASONS FOR YOUTH REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
CHAPTER 13 SLA 04 04/07/2004
HB 141 APPROP: PERMANENT FUND DIVIDENDS REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) STA 02/28/2003
HB 200 LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL & LB&A MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) STA 03/19/2003
HB 205 PFD: PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS & MISC REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
(S) JUD 05/15/2003
HB 233 INCREASE EDUCATION FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 58 SLA 04 06/15/2004
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 338 ATTENDANCE AT PUBLIC SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 101 SLA 04 06/25/2004
HB 341 DIVE FISHERY MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAMS
CHAPTER 156 SLA 04 07/03/2004
HB 353 JURY DUTY EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
CHAPTER 104 SLA 04 06/28/2004
HB 398 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FATALITY REVIEW TEAM REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
CHAPTER 19 SLA 04 04/21/2004
HB 459 ELECTRONIC/OPTICAL SCAN VOTING MACHINES REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
CHAPTER 154 SLA 04 07/03/2004
HB 470 INCOME TAX ON INDIVIDUALS & FIDUCIARIES REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
(H) W&M 02/16/2004
HB 493 LONG TERM FISCAL PLAN REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
(H) FIN 04/21/2004
HCR 5 LEGIS. TASK FORCE ON DESIGN OF STATE SEAL REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
(S) FIN 03/12/2004
HCR 19 ALASKA HISTORY CURRICULUM REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) EDU 05/16/2003
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
SB 132 MINTO FLATS GAME REFUGE & TOWNSITE SENATOR LINCOLN
CHAPTER 168 SLA 04 07/26/2004