21st-24th Legislature (1999 -2006)

HOUSE
MARY KAPSNER





Representative Mary Kapsner
District: 38
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1999-2006 Representative

Date/Place of Birth:
8/31/73; Anchorage, AK

Date/Place of Birth:
August 31, 1973

Political and Government Positions:
Legislative Intern, Representative Irene Nicholia, 1996

Business and Professional Positions:
Community Health Representative Rural Outreach Coordinator, Boys & Girls Club of America Legislative Correspondent, ARCS Midday News Political Commentator, Tundra Drums Fisheries Technician, Alaska Department of Fish & Game

Membership:
Youth Representative, National Congress of American Indians, 1995-96; Wooch Een Native Organization; University of Alaska Southeast Founded Native American student organization; University of Northern Colorado, 1993

Special Interests:
Fishing, traveling, tribal government, and family.

Residency in Alaska:
Lifelong Alaskan

Occupation:
Legislator

Spouse:
Joe Nelson

Children:
Conrad Qugpak Kapsner, Van Mutaq Kapsner and Job Taa�ssiq Nelson, Nora Shine Ikamtuk Nelson

Education:
University of Northern Colorado, 1991-94 University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1994-95 University of Alaska Southeast, 1995-97 University of Alaska Anchorage, 1997-98

Legislative Service:

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 36 APPROP: MUNI REVENUE SHARING/SAFE COMM REPRESENTATIVES KAPSNER, GARA, GUTTENBERG
(H) FIN 04/08/2005
HB 39 APPROP: LONGEVITY BONUS REPRESENTATIVES GARA, GUTTENBERG, KAPSNER, BERKOWITZ, CRAWFORD, KERTTULA
(H) FIN 04/08/2005
HB 435 EMERGENCY RESPONSE STAFFING REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) MLV 02/08/2006
HB 469 EDUCATION FACILITIES FINANCING AUTHORITY REPRESENTATIVE KAPSNER
(H) HES 02/13/2006



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
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 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 127 PFD:PEACE CORPS/OLYMPIAN/SANCTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 04/28/2005
HB 128 SCHOOLS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE MCGUIRE
(S) HES 04/06/2005
HB 154 FOUNDATION FORMULA INFLATION ADJUSTMENT REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) EDU 02/16/2005
HB 196 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PROJECT LOANS REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(H) L&C 03/03/2005
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 318 LIMITATION ON EMINENT DOMAIN REPRESENTATIVES MCGUIRE, HOLM, HAWKER
CHAPTER 84 SLA 06 07/05/2006
HB 322 SAFE SURRENDER OF BABIES REPRESENTATIVES LEDOUX, GRUENBERG
(S) RLS 05/03/2006
HB 335 ENERGY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ
(H) FIN 02/08/2006
HB 393 INSURANCE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
CHAPTER 97 SLA 06 08/02/2006
HB 399 ELDER FRAUD AND ASSISTANCE/ OPA REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 64 SLA 06 06/15/2006
HB 429 RESTORE DCRA AND DCED REPRESENTATIVE CROFT
(H) FIN 04/28/2006
HB 466 NET PRODUCTION TAX ON OIL REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) RES 02/17/2006
HCR 2 IN-STATE NATURAL GAS NEEDS REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 05/17/2005
HCR 5 FLUORIDATION REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(S) RLS 03/29/2006
HCR 30 AK CLIMATE IMPACT ASSESSMENT COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE JOULE
LEGIS RESOLVE 49 07/07/2006
HJR 6 LABELING OF FISH /SHELLFISH PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 05/19/2005
HJR 27 ALLOTMENTS FOR NATIVE VIETNAM VETERANS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 06/01/2006
SB 90 ALASKA TERRITORIAL GUARD DAY SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 17 SLA 05 05/12/2005

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