24th-30th Legislature (2005 -2018)

HOUSE
BERTA GARDNER





Representative Berta Gardner
District: 24
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
2005-2010 Representative
2011-2012 Representative House Minority Whip
2013-2014 Senator
2015-2018 Senator Senate Minority Leader

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Date and Place of Birth:
April 12, 1954
Utah

Name of Spouse:
Michael Gardner

Children:
Cassandra, Jared, Dillon

Occupation:
Manager, Brown Bear Software

Residency in Alaska:
1992- present Midtown Anchorage

Education:
1977 BA Psychology, University of California, Riverside

Political and Government Positions:
26th Legislature
Boards and Commissions
Commission on Postsecondary Ed. (Alternate)
Suicide Prevention Council

NCSL
Education Committee
Labor and Economic Development Committee
Legislative Effectiveness Committee

CSG-West
Education Committee

Energy Council
Energy Committee Member

25th Legislature
House Boards and Commissions
Commission of Postsecondary Ed. - Alternate

NCSL
Committee on Labor and economic Development
Legislative Effectiveness

CSG West
Education Committee

Energy Council
Energy Committee Member

President, Rogers Park Community Council; Vice- President, Tudor Area Community Council.

Business and Professional Positions:
Office Manager/Bookkeeper; Child Advocate.

Service Organization(s) Membership:
PTAs; Parent Advisory Councils; CASAs for Children; Bridge Builders; UU Community Services.

Special Interests:
Singing, travel, fishing, reading.

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 12 TVS AND MONITORS IN MOTOR VEHICLES REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, LYNN, GARDNER, MCGUIRE
(S) STA 03/27/2006
HB 125 APPROP: DOWLING ROAD EXTENSION REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) FIN 04/08/2005
HB 145 APPROP: UNIV. INTEGRATED SCIENCE COMPLEX REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) EDU 02/03/2006
HB 310 GIFT CERTIFICATE EXPIRATION REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) L&C 05/10/2005
HB 330 MUNICIPAL ASSISTANCE/ LOCAL TAX RELIEF REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, GARA, GRUENBERG
(H) W&M 01/20/2006
HB 336 UNIFIED PERMIT APPLICATION REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) RES 01/09/2006
HB 461 LEGISLATIVE DISCLOSURES REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) JUD 04/14/2006



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 13 SCHOOL FUNDING & SCHOOL BOND REIMBURSEMNT REPRESENTATIVES GATTO, GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 41 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 16 FUNDING FOR PUBLIC BOARDING SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 54 SLA 06 06/03/2006
HB 31 WORKERS' COMP: DISEASE PRESUMPTION REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
(S) FIN 05/05/2006
HB 37 PUBLIC ACCESS TO FISHING STREAMS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(S) RES 05/10/2005
HB 42 JOSEPH C WILLIAMS, SR., COASTAL TRAIL REPRESENTATIVE ELKINS
CHAPTER 9 SLA 05 04/20/2005
HB 72 LEGISLATIVE OPEN MEETINGS GUIDELINES REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) STA 01/12/2005
HB 85 PRESCRIBED MEDICATION FOR STUDENTS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 71 SLA 05 07/14/2005
HB 91 INDECENT EXPOSURE TO MINORS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 62 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 101 SEX TOURISM REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(S) FIN 02/01/2006
HB 109 SCREENING NEWBORN FOR HEARING/AUDIOLOGIST REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 43 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 129 TEACHERS AND NURSES HOUSING LOAN PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(H) HES 02/04/2005
HB 132 CRIMES AGAINST ELDERLY REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
(S) FIN 04/21/2005
HB 136 DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE SENTENCING REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 68 SLA 05 07/13/2005
HB 141 SALE OF METHAMPHETAMINE AND PRECURSORS REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) JUD 02/14/2005
HB 148 TRAFFICKING OF PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(S) FIN 02/01/2006
HB 154 FOUNDATION FORMULA INFLATION ADJUSTMENT REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) EDU 02/16/2005
HB 155 YOUTH COURTS AND CRIMINAL FINES REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
(S) FIN 04/15/2005
HB 175 CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES FUND REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 02/08/2006
HB 190 REQUIRED ID FOR PURCHASING ALCOHOL REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
(S) RLS 05/08/2006
HB 194 EXEC. BRANCH ETHICS: FINANCIAL INTERESTS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) JUD 01/25/2006
HB 208 STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY & FUND REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(S) FIN 02/21/2006
HB 219 STRANGULATION & SUFFOCATION CRIMES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 20 SLA 05 05/17/2005
HB 226 PERSONAL INFORMATION BREACH REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) FIN 02/13/2006
HB 249 ENHANCED 911 SURCHARGES & SYSTEMS REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 55 SLA 05 06/24/2005
HB 258 SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR/SEXUAL ASSAULT REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
CHAPTER 88 SLA 06 07/06/2006
HB 271 LIMIT OVERTIME FOR REGISTERED NURSES REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
(H) FIN 03/03/2006
HB 277 GAMBLE-SPERL UAS JOINT USE FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
CHAPTER 45 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 278 RETIREMENT SYSTEM LIABILITY/BONDS REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
(S) FIN 05/02/2006
HB 308 CALLER ID HACKERS REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(S) FIN 04/25/2006
HB 312 FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME/EFFECTS PREVENTION REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
(H) FIN 02/27/2006
HB 383 MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(S) TRA 04/27/2006
HB 391 LIMIT ANNUAL INCREASE OF MUNI PROP ASSESS REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
(H) CRA 01/25/2006
HB 393 INSURANCE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
CHAPTER 97 SLA 06 08/02/2006
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 399 ELDER FRAUD AND ASSISTANCE/ OPA REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 64 SLA 06 06/15/2006
HB 403 LOW SPEED VEHICLES REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
CHAPTER 95 SLA 06 07/30/2006
HB 441 THERAPEUTIC COURT FOR DUI/SENTENCING REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
CHAPTER 56 SLA 06 06/08/2006
HB 482 SCHOOL:BULLYING/HARASSMENT/INTIMIDATION REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
CHAPTER 109 SLA 06 08/08/2006
HB3004 OIL AND GAS TAX REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) FIN 07/25/2006
HCR 1 SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2005 REPRESENTATIVE ROKEBERG
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 03/14/2005
HCR 2 IN-STATE NATURAL GAS NEEDS REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 05/17/2005
HCR 4 METH WATCH PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 55 06/13/2006
HCR 30 AK CLIMATE IMPACT ASSESSMENT COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
LEGIS RESOLVE 49 07/07/2006
HJR 4 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
RETURNED TO (S) RLS 02/07/2005
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 25 SUPPORTING VETERANS HOME OWNERSHIP ACT REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 53 08/30/2006
HJR 29 COLLECT MORE EXXON VALDEZ SPILL DAMAGES REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(H) RES 02/22/2006
HJR 31 FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS DAY REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 54 08/30/2006
HJR 33 SUPPORTING IN-STATE MED. CARE FOR VETS REPRESENTATIVE KOTT
(H) HES 03/03/2006
SB 12 HUMAN TRAFFICKING/SEXTOURISM/PROCUREMENTS SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 72 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 22 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR BIRTHING CENTERS SENATORS DAVIS, DYSON
CHAPTER 78 SLA 05 07/14/2005
SB 48 PSYCH. EVALUATION/TREATMENT FOR STUDENTS SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 76 SLA 06 06/19/2006
SB 90 ALASKA TERRITORIAL GUARD DAY SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 17 SLA 05 05/12/2005
SB 104 PERMANENT FUND DIVIDEND FRAUD/ELIGIBILITY SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 42 SLA 06 05/25/2006
SB 134 PILOT PROJECT: SEX OFFENSE VICTIMS RIGHTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 74 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 169 WORKERS' COMPENSATION RECORDS SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S)AWAIT CONC/RECED 05/09/2006
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 249 REPORTING BAIL AND RELEASE INFORMATION SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 79 SLA 06 06/19/2006