18th-26th Legislature (1993 -2010)

SENATE
GENE THERRIAULT





Senator Gene Therriault
Senate President
District: F
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 20 BOARD OF MARINE PILOTS SENATORS THERRIAULT, DYSON
CHAPTER 10 SLA 03 04/17/2003
SB 38 ADOPTION OF SAFETY CODES SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) CRA 01/21/2003
SB 179 CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS/TEACHERS SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 79 SLA 04 06/17/2004
SB 180 SAFETY CODE TASK FORCE SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 04/25/2003
SB 240 LAND ENTRY UNDER STATE RESERVATION OF RT. SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RES 01/12/2004
SB 241 APPROP: NORTH SLOPE NATURAL GAS SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 14 SLA 04 04/08/2004
SB 253 NATURAL GAS DEVELOPMENT AUTH. CONTRACT SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) STA 01/12/2004
SB 254 TOURISM MARKETING CONTRACTS SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 180 SLA 04 08/12/2004
SB 255 ILLEGAL USE TRAFFIC PREEMPTION DEVICE SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 40 SLA 04 06/04/2004
SB 287 REGULATION REVIEW SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 02/20/2004
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 333 IF UNREAS. AGENCY DELAY, COURT DECIDES SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) FIN 03/04/2004
SB 348 APPROVE FLINT HILLS ROYALTY OIL SALE SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 6 SLA 04 03/09/2004
SJR 1 CONST. AM: LIMIT PROPS TO GENERAL ELECT'N SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) STA 01/21/2003
SR 2 RONALD REAGAN DAY SENATOR THERRIAULT
SENATE RESOLVE 2 07/02/2004



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 15 SOLICITATIONS/CONSUMER PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 55 SLA 04 06/14/2004
HB 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 123 ALASKA WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD REPRESENTATIVE MOSES
CHAPTER 133 SLA 04 06/29/2004
HB 177 CONCEALED HANDGUNS REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
CHAPTER 63 SLA 03 06/11/2003
HB 251 MARINE PILOT FOR FOREIGN PLEASURE CRAFT REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
CHAPTER 39 SLA 03 06/05/2003
HB 334 UNLAWFUL EXPLOITATION OF MINOR/CHILD PORN REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 131 SLA 04 06/29/2004
HB 344 MINING FEES/LABOR/ROYALTIES/ABANDONMENT REPRESENTATIVE FATE
CHAPTER 26 SLA 04 05/04/2004
HCR 2 EXTEND RAILROAD TO FT. GREELY/DELTA JUNCT REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 05/02/2003
HCR 8 INHALANTS AND POISONS AWARENESS WEEK REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 03/27/2003
HCR 31 TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 43 05/07/2004
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
HJR 22 PATRIOT ACT AND DEFENDING CIVIL LIBERTIES REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 07/15/2003
HJR 30 ELIMINATE SOCIAL SECURITY OFFSET REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 05/04/2004
SB 1 INCREASE AMT OF BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION SENATOR WILKEN
(S) FIN 03/02/2004
SB 26 STATE EMPLOYEES CALLED TO MILITARY DUTY SENATORS ELTON, TAYLOR
CHAPTER 65 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 64 CREDIT INFORMATION SENATOR FRENCH
(H) JUD 05/05/2003
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 88 FOREST RESOURCES & PRACTICES STANDARDS SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 123 SLA 03 06/18/2003
SB 146 COMMEMORATIVE VETERANS LICENSE PLATE SENATOR GUESS
CHAPTER 68 SLA 03 06/11/2003
SB 147 CONTROL OF NUISANCE WILD ANIMALS SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 132 SLA 03 06/28/2003
SB 148 PFD: ALLOWABLE ABSENCE FOR MILITARY SVC SENATOR COWDERY
CHAPTER 69 SLA 03 06/11/2003
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 209 MARINE PILOT FOR FOREIGN PLEASURE CRAFT SENATOR STEVENS B
(S) FIN 05/09/2003
SB 270 AVALANCHE AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR GREEN
CHAPTER 10 SLA 04 03/22/2004
SB 283 APPROP:CAPITAL/SUPPLEMENTAL/REAPPROP/CBR SENATOR HOFFMAN
CHAPTER 159 SLA 04 07/19/2004
SCR 1 SUPPORT ROADS/HOT SPRINGS LOOP ROAD SENATOR WILKEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 04/24/2003
SCR 4 AVALANCHE AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 04/24/2003
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 10 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE RESOLUTION SENATOR GREEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 08/25/2003
SJR 12 SUPPORTING HALIBUT BYCATCH PROJECT SENATOR STEVENS G
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 05/08/2003
SJR 27 SUBMERGED LAND TITLE DISPUTES SENATOR SEEKINS
LEGIS RESOLVE 45 06/04/2004