22nd-24th Legislature (2001 -2006)

SENATE
GRETCHEN GUESS





Senator Gretchen Guess
District: J
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
2001-2002 Representative
2003-2006 Senator

Date/Place of Birth:
9/5/69, Anchorage, Alaska

Occupation:
Senior Economic Analyst

Spouse:
Jeff Tyson

Residency in Alaska:
1969-1986, 1987-present

Education:
Steller Secondary School, 1987, Diploma; Carleton College, 1991, Bachelor of Arts, Economics; University of Rochester, 1996, Masters of Science, Public Policy Analysis, magna cum laude

Political and Government Positions:
Alaska House of Representatives.

Business and Professional Positions:
Senior Economic Analyst, Alaska Communications System; Consultant, RAND Corporation; Member, Systems Research and Applications

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Board Member, Standing Together Against Rape; Board Member, Senior Warden’s Committee, St. Mary’s Church; Member, Armed Services YMCA Advisory Council; Trustee, The Nature Conservancy; Board Member, Assets,Inc.

Special Interests:
Volunteering, sports, cooking, reading, family and friends

Other:
Board Member of the Year, S.T.A.R.; "Alaska's Top Forty Under Forty" Award

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 2 LIEN REQUIREMENTS SENATOR GUESS
(S) L&C 01/11/2005
SB 9 SESSION LENGTH; LEGIS. TERMS& COM'TTEES SENATOR GUESS
(S) STA 01/11/2005
SB 10 PARENTAL LIABILITY FOR CHILD'S DAMAGE SENATORS GUESS, DYSON
(S) FIN 02/14/2006
SB 33 FOUNDATION FORMULA INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS SENATORS DAVIS, GUESS
(S) FIN 01/11/2005
SB 57 EDUCATIONAL FUNDING: ADMIN EXPENSES SENATOR GUESS
(S) HES 01/14/2005
SB 106 SALE OF METHAMPHETAMINE AND PRECURSORS SENATOR GUESS
(S) JUD 02/14/2005
SB 149 PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION SENATOR GUESS
(S) JUD 04/22/2005
SB 203 UNIFIED PERMIT APPLICATION SENATOR GUESS
(S) RES 01/09/2006
SB 222 PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION SENATORS THERRIAULT, GUESS
(S) FIN 03/15/2006
SB 223 SEX OFENDERS/CHILD KIDNAPPERS SENATOR GUESS
(S) JUD 01/11/2006
SB 259 COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE & PFD SENATOR GUESS
(S) HES 02/01/2006
SB 267 LEAVE FOR ORGAN & BONE MARROW DONATIONS SENATOR GUESS
(S) HES 02/03/2006
SB 275 GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE FOR PRIVATE GROUPS SENATOR GUESS
(S) L&C 02/09/2006
SB 276 BAN SPENDING CURRENT GENERAL FUND REVENUE SENATOR GUESS
(S) FIN 02/09/2006
SB 295 WORKERS' COMP RATES/DISCLOSURE/CLAIMS SENATOR GUESS
(S) L&C 02/14/2006
SCR 1 LEG. COMMITTEES:INTERIM CONSIDERATION SENATOR GUESS
(S) RLS 01/11/2005
SCR 22 JT. LEG. OVERSIGHT CMTE FOR ALMR PROJECT SENATOR GUESS
(S) STA 02/14/2006



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 19 PESTICIDE & BROADCAST CHEMICALS REPRESENTATIVE MEYER
CHAPTER 42 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 53 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID/ADOPTION/GUARDIAN REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 64 SLA 05 06/30/2005
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 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 181 WAIVE CONTINUING EDUC. REQ FOR MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 63 SLA 05 06/30/2005
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 277 GAMBLE-SPERL UAS JOINT USE FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
CHAPTER 45 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 357 STATUTORY REFERENCES TO DISABILITIES REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 25 SLA 06 05/09/2006
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 8 SUPPORTING ALASKA ARMY NATL. GUARD REPRESENTATIVE WEYHRAUCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 05/19/2005
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 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 54 PROTECTIVE ORDER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 36 SLA 06 05/18/2006
SB 63 USE SEAT BELT ROAD SIGNS SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 15 SLA 05 05/12/2005
SB 104 PERMANENT FUND DIVIDEND FRAUD/ELIGIBILITY SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 42 SLA 06 05/25/2006
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 134 PILOT PROJECT: SEX OFFENSE VICTIMS RIGHTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 74 SLA 06 06/16/2006
SB 218 SEX OFFENDERS/SENTENCING/ABUSE REPORTS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 14 SLA 06 04/27/2006
SB 277 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ELIGIBILITY SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 02/13/2006
SB 285 LEGISLATIVE DISCLOSURES SENATOR FRENCH
(S) JUD 05/03/2006
SR 4 USPS AIR SHIPMENT OF BYPASS MAIL SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 3 05/27/2005

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