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 59 LIABILITY FOR ABUSE OF VULNERABLE ADULTS REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) JUD 01/10/2005
HCR 11 PARENTS' DAY REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
LEGIS RESOLVE 19 05/27/2005
HCR 31 HEALTH INFORMATION & REFERRAL SYSTEM REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) HES 02/13/2006
HCR 32 HOME HEALTH AIDES FOR SENIORS REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) HES 02/13/2006
HJR 30 PUBLIC HEALTH COMPACT REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) HES 02/06/2006



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 19 PESTICIDE & BROADCAST CHEMICALS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 42 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 31 WORKERS' COMP: DISEASE PRESUMPTION REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
(S) FIN 05/05/2006
HB 33 REGULATIONS AFFECTING SMALL BUSINESSES REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 91 SLA 05 08/09/2005
HB 42 JOSEPH C WILLIAMS, SR., COASTAL TRAIL REPRESENTATIVE ELKINS
CHAPTER 9 SLA 05 04/20/2005
HB 52 LONG-RANGE FISCAL PLAN REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) FIN 03/21/2005
HB 53 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID/ADOPTION/GUARDIAN REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 64 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 82 EXTEND SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
(H) FIN 02/09/2005
HB 85 PRESCRIBED MEDICATION FOR STUDENTS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 71 SLA 05 07/14/2005
HB 109 SCREENING NEWBORN FOR HEARING/AUDIOLOGIST REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 43 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 120 SAFETY FOR HEALTHCARE EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 73 SLA 05 07/14/2005
HB 145 APPROP: UNIV. INTEGRATED SCIENCE COMPLEX REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) EDU 02/03/2006
HB 154 FOUNDATION FORMULA INFLATION ADJUSTMENT REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) EDU 02/16/2005
HB 181 WAIVE CONTINUING EDUC. REQ FOR MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 63 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 190 REQUIRED ID FOR PURCHASING ALCOHOL REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
(S) RLS 05/08/2006
HB 220 MENTAL HEALTH PATIENT RIGHTS:STAFF GENDER REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) FIN 04/04/2005
HB 233 PREVENTING HARASSMENT IN SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE SALMON
(H) JUD 04/28/2005
HB 273 PFD: DELAY PAYMENT FOR ALLOWABLE ABSENCES REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
RETURNED TO (H) RLS 04/24/2006
HB 277 GAMBLE-SPERL UAS JOINT USE FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
CHAPTER 45 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 324 BAN ORANGE HAWKWEED/PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX
(S) L&C 04/05/2006
HB 335 ENERGY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) FIN 02/08/2006
HB 340 TUITION GRANTS FUNDED BY OIL/GAS TAX REPRESENTATIVES GARA, GUTTENBERG
(H) EDU 01/09/2006
HB 396 ALASKA COMMISSION ON HEALTH CARE REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) FIN 04/28/2006
HB 397 APPROP: ANCHORAGE SIGNAL UPGRADE REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
(H) CRA 04/10/2006
HB 436 SOCIAL WORKER CASELOADS & WORKLOADS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) HES 02/08/2006
HB 466 NET PRODUCTION TAX ON OIL REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) RES 02/17/2006
HB 482 SCHOOL:BULLYING/HARASSMENT/INTIMIDATION REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
CHAPTER 109 SLA 06 08/08/2006
HCR 2 IN-STATE NATURAL GAS NEEDS REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 05/17/2005
HJR 6 LABELING OF FISH /SHELLFISH PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 05/19/2005
HJR 33 SUPPORTING IN-STATE MED. CARE FOR VETS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(H) HES 03/03/2006
SB 90 ALASKA TERRITORIAL GUARD DAY SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 17 SLA 05 05/12/2005