20th-28th Legislature (1997 -2014)

SENATE
FRED DYSON





Senator Fred Dyson
District: I
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1997-2002 Representative
2003-2014 Senator

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Date/Place of Birth:
January 16, 1939
Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1964
Fairbanks: 1965 - 1968
Anchorage: 1970 - 1976
Eagle River: 1976 - present

Occupation:
Mariner, mechanical engineer, marine science consultant, technical writer, former commercial fisherman, charter boat operator

Family:
Wife - Jane, since May 28, 1966
Children - Cindy Dyson-McGlen, Wendy Shaw, Jana Oztergut
Seven grandchildren
Many foster children

Education:
Highline High School, Seattle, Washington:
University of Washington: 5 years - Mechanical Engineering
- Graduate courses:
Mechanical Engineering, Arctic Engineering
& Management

Alaska Senate: 2003 - present
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2003 - 2006
Armed Services Joint Committee: 2003 - 2006
Finance Committee: 2003 - 2008
Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003
Ombudsman Selection Committee: 2007 - 2008
Resources Committee: 2003 - 2006
Victim’s Advocate Selection Committee: 2007 - 2008
Finance Subcommittees:
- Chair, Administration: 2003 - 2006
- Chair, Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2004 - 2006
- Chair, Public Safety: 2004 - 2006
- Administration: 2007 - 2008
- Community & Economic Development: 2003
- Education & Early Development: 2003
- Environmental Conservation: 2004 - 2005
- Health & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
- Labor and Workforce Development: 2003
- Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2003, 2007 - 2008
- Revenue: 2004 - 2005
- University of Alaska: 2003 - 2008
Chair, Children’s Caucus: 2003 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1997 - 2002
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Tourism: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Fisheries: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 1999 - 2002
Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 1997 - 2000
Electric Utility Restructuring Joint Committee: 1997 - 1998
Resources Committee: 1997 - 1998
Special Committee on Telecommunications: 1997 - 1998
Finance Subcommittees
- Court System: 2001 - 2002
- Health & Social Services: 1997 - 2002
- Corrections: 1997 - 2000
- Fish & Game: 1999 - 2000
Chair, Children’s Caucus: 2001 - 2002
Co-Chair, Children’s Caucus: 1997 - 1998
Anchorage Caucus: 1999 - 2000

Other Political and Government Positions:
Health Commission: 2001 - present
Alaska Fisheries Task Force: 2001 - present
- Council of State Governments
Anchorage Municipal Assembly: 1985 - 1991
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Pacific Northwest Economic Region
- Vice President/President: July 2003 - 2005
U.S. Energy Council Executive Board
Business and Professional Positions:
Commercial Fisherman, salmon and herring: 1976 - 1999
- Owner/Captain, Marine Charter Service
Consultant, Technical Writer: 1985 - present
Maintenance Engineer, British Petroleum: 1972 - 1984
Boating columnist, Anchorage Times;
Anchorage Daily News

Contributing Editor, Alaska Boating Magazine

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Eagle River Community Council
National Rifle Association
Alaska Right to Life
Former Member, Eagle River Community Council;
Former Member, Eagle River Limited Road Service Area Board;
Former Member, Alaska State Human Rights Commission;
Former Member, Chugach State Park Citizens Advisory Board;
Former Member, Anchorage Library Commission;
Former Member, Anchorage Aquatic Resources Commission

Special Interests:
Mechanical antiques restoration, cars, guns, boats, tools, history, outdoor sports, and reading

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 10 PARENTAL LIABILITY FOR CHILD'S DAMAGE SENATORS GUESS, DYSON
(S) FIN 02/14/2006
SB 11 MEDICAL PATIENT BILLING DISCLOSURES SENATOR DYSON
(S) HES 01/11/2005
SB 12 HUMAN TRAFFICKING/SEXTOURISM/PROCUREMENTS SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 72 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 20 OFFENSES AGAINST UNBORN CHILDREN SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 73 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 22 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR BIRTHING CENTERS SENATORS DAVIS, DYSON
CHAPTER 78 SLA 05 07/14/2005
SB 37 TRANSPORTATION OF DEAD BODIES SENATORS ELTON, DYSON
(S) HES 01/11/2005
SB 47 FAILURE TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT SENATOR DYSON
(S) HES 01/12/2005
SB 54 PROTECTIVE ORDER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 36 SLA 06 05/18/2006
SB 59 PFD ALLOWABLE ABSENCE FOR DIPLOMATS SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 01/14/2005
SB 80 SUNSET DATES FOR DEPARTMENTS SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 01/26/2005
SB 94 STATE EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 02/04/2005
SB 123 LABOR AND SEX TRAFFICKING SENATOR DYSON
(S) JUD 03/02/2005
SB 135 ASSAULT & CUSTODIAL INTERFERENCE SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 69 SLA 05 07/13/2005
SB 162 REPORT STUDENT HEALTH/DISCIPLINE/SAFETY SENATOR DYSON
(S) HES 04/06/2005
SB 167 TEXTBOOKS & CURRICULUM MATERIALS SENATOR DYSON
(S) HES 05/03/2005
SB 201 USE OF FORCE TO PROTECT SELF/HOME SENATOR DYSON
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 01/23/2006
SB 274 GOVT. FIREARM DISPOSAL AND INVENTORY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 70 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SB 279 OPERATING BUDGET MISSIONS/DESIRED RESULTS SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 02/13/2006
SB 281 SCHOOL DIST. ENROLLMENT SHARING/CORRESPON SENATOR DYSON
(S) HES 02/13/2006
SB 283 ENERGY TASK FORCE SENATOR DYSON
(S) L&C 02/13/2006
SJR 1 CONST. AM: APPROPRIATION LIMIT SENATOR DYSON
(S) FIN 02/14/2005
SJR 4 CONST AM: BUDGET RESERVE FUND SENATOR DYSON
(S) FIN 02/09/2005
SJR 7 CONST. AM: ELECTED ATTORNEY GENERAL SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 02/14/2005
SJR 10 SUPPORT FEDERAL MARRIAGE AMENDMENT SENATOR DYSON
(H) STA 04/07/2005



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 32 APPROP: GRANT TO ARCTIC POWER FOR ANWR REPRESENTATIVE KOHRING
CHAPTER 23 SLA 05 05/17/2005
HB 42 JOSEPH C WILLIAMS, SR., COASTAL TRAIL REPRESENTATIVE ELKINS
CHAPTER 9 SLA 05 04/20/2005
HB 53 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID/ADOPTION/GUARDIAN REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 64 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 75 HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 87 SLA 05 08/05/2005
HB 91 INDECENT EXPOSURE TO MINORS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 62 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 92 UNIV. OF ALASKA & CORPORATE STOCK REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 18 SLA 06 05/01/2006
HB 109 SCREENING NEWBORN FOR HEARING/AUDIOLOGIST REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 43 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 116 LIABILITY FOR ALCOHOL LAW VIOLATIONS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 72 SLA 05 07/14/2005
HB 131 ACCESS DEVICE & I.D. DOCUMENT CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
CHAPTER 67 SLA 05 07/13/2005
HB 136 DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE SENTENCING REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 68 SLA 05 07/13/2005
HB 148 TRAFFICKING OF PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(S) FIN 02/01/2006
HB 149 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES:METH & MARIJUANA REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 53 SLA 06 06/02/2006
HB 181 WAIVE CONTINUING EDUC. REQ FOR MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 63 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 182 WAGE & HOUR ACT: EXEC/PROF/ADMIN/SALES/DP REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 90 SLA 05 08/09/2005
HB 184 FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 82 SLA 05 07/21/2005
HB 201 PERM. FUND DIVIDEND APPS OF MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 83 SLA 05 07/21/2005
HB 219 STRANGULATION & SUFFOCATION CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 20 SLA 05 05/17/2005
HB 256 RUTH BURNETT SPORT FISH HATCHERY REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 93 SLA 05 08/23/2005
HB 258 SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR/SEXUAL ASSAULT REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
CHAPTER 88 SLA 06 07/06/2006
HB 277 GAMBLE-SPERL UAS JOINT USE FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
CHAPTER 45 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 334 MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL/EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 44 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 357 STATUTORY REFERENCES TO DISABILITIES REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 25 SLA 06 05/09/2006
HB 399 ELDER FRAUD AND ASSISTANCE/ OPA REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 64 SLA 06 06/15/2006
HB 419 REPEAL UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK LAWS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 102 SLA 06 08/04/2006
HCR 2 IN-STATE NATURAL GAS NEEDS REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 05/17/2005
HCR 13 NATURAL GAS SPUR LINE CONSTRUCTION REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 02/06/2006
HJR 6 LABELING OF FISH /SHELLFISH PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 05/19/2005
HJR 8 SUPPORTING ALASKA ARMY NATL. GUARD REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 05/19/2005
HJR 9 EXXON VALDEZ JUDGMENT: CONGRESS/REOPENER REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX
LEGIS RESOLVE 52 08/30/2006
HJR 27 ALLOTMENTS FOR NATIVE VIETNAM VETERANS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 06/01/2006
HJR 31 FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS DAY REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 08/30/2006
SB 16 POWERS/DUTIES DOTPF/TRANSPORT.PLAN/ENERGY SENATOR STEVENS G
CHAPTER 39 SLA 05 06/02/2005
SB 25 GENETICALLY MODIFIED FISH/FISH PRODUCTS SENATORS ELTON, STEVENS G
CHAPTER 26 SLA 05 05/19/2005
SB 60 EXTEND SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 8 SLA 05 04/09/2005
SB 63 USE SEAT BELT ROAD SIGNS SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 15 SLA 05 05/12/2005
SB 90 ALASKA TERRITORIAL GUARD DAY SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 17 SLA 05 05/12/2005
SB 102 COASTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS SENATOR STEVENS G
CHAPTER 31 SLA 05 05/26/2005
SB 104 PERMANENT FUND DIVIDEND FRAUD/ELIGIBILITY SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 42 SLA 06 05/25/2006
SB 106 SALE OF METHAMPHETAMINE AND PRECURSORS SENATOR GUESS
(S) JUD 02/14/2005
SB 117 RECORDED STATEMENTS OF CHILD VICTIMS SENATOR FRENCH
(S) FIN 04/04/2005
SB 118 ONLINE ENTICEMENT OF MINOR SENATOR FRENCH
(S) FIN 03/24/2005
SB 119 BAN ONLINE DIST. OF PORNOGRAPHY TO MINORS SENATOR FRENCH
(S) FIN 03/24/2005
SB 120 ELIMINATE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME SENATOR OLSON
(S) L&C 04/14/2005
SB 134 PILOT PROJECT: SEX OFFENSE VICTIMS RIGHTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 74 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 140 COMPUTERS & INTERNET SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 97 SLA 05 08/30/2005
SB 193 DEFERRAL OF MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAXES SENATOR BUNDE
(S) FIN 03/13/2006
SB 200 USE OF FORCE TO PROTECT SELF/HOME/PROP. SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 68 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SB 209 ACCESS TO LICENSED CLUB PREMISES SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 69 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SB 216 BAIL RESTRICTIONS/UNLAWFUL EVASION SENATORS HUGGINS, GREEN
CHAPTER 57 SLA 06 06/13/2006
SB 218 SEX OFFENDERS/SENTENCING/ABUSE REPORTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 14 SLA 06 04/27/2006
SB 224 OLDER ALASKANS' DAY SENATOR STEVENS G
CHAPTER 8 SLA 06 03/23/2006
SB 249 REPORTING BAIL AND RELEASE INFORMATION SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 79 SLA 06 06/19/2006
SB 291 MUNICIPAL HARBOR FACILITY GRANTS SENATOR STEDMAN
CHAPTER 62 SLA 06 06/14/2006
SB 298 TRUSTS:LOANS;CLAIMS;POWERS/ IRAS SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 66 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SJR 14 REPEAL FEDERAL ESTATE TAX SENATOR HUGGINS
(H) STA 04/21/2005
SJR 15 BAN LAWSUITS AGAINST FIREARMS INDUSTRY SENATOR HUGGINS
(H) JUD 05/05/2005
SJR 16 STATES' RIGHT TO REGULATE HUNTING/FISHING SENATOR THERRIAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 05/19/2005
SR 4 USPS AIR SHIPMENT OF BYPASS MAIL SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 3 05/27/2005