20th-27th Legislature (1997 -2012)

SENATE
ALBERT KOOKESH





Senator Albert Kookesh
District: C
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
1997-2004 Representative
2005-2012 Senator

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
11/24/1948; Juneau, Alaska

OCCUPATION:
Commercial Fisherman, Lodge and Market Owner/Operator

SPOUSE:
Sally Woods Kookesh

CHILDREN:
Elaine, Jacleen. Reanna, Albert, Walter

Education:
Grade School: Angoon Grade School High School: Mt. Edgecumbe High School
College University Alaska Methodist University, 1971, B.A.
Post Graduate: University of Washington, 1976, Juris Doctorate

Political and Government Positions:
Special Assistant for Rural Affairs, Office of the Governor, 12/94-5/96, Alaska Democratic Party: Precinct Chairman, Central Committeeman

Business and Professional Positions:
Board of Directors,Sealaska Corporation, Former Business Manager, Executive VP, Acting President/CEO, Kootznoowoo Inc, 1976-92

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 214 APPROP FOR ENERGY DIVIDEND & ASSISTANCE SENATORS THERRIAULT, KOOKESH
(S) FIN 03/24/2006
SB 215 ENERGY DIVIDEND: INCREASE 2005 PFD SENATORS THERRIAULT, KOOKESH
(S) FIN 03/24/2006



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 109 SCREENING NEWBORN FOR HEARING/AUDIOLOGIST REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 43 SLA 06 05/25/2006
HB 181 WAIVE CONTINUING EDUC. REQ FOR MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 63 SLA 05 06/30/2005
HB 185 POSTSECONDARY STUDENT IMMUNIZATION REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 21 SLA 05 05/17/2005
HB 201 PERM. FUND DIVIDEND APPS OF MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 83 SLA 05 07/21/2005
HB 277 GAMBLE-SPERL UAS JOINT USE FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
CHAPTER 45 SLA 05 06/07/2005
HB 393 INSURANCE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON
CHAPTER 97 SLA 06 08/02/2006
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
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 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 54 PROTECTIVE ORDER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 36 SLA 06 05/18/2006
SB 60 EXTEND SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 8 SLA 05 04/09/2005
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 106 SALE OF METHAMPHETAMINE AND PRECURSORS SENATOR GUESS
(S) JUD 02/14/2005
SB 111 FOUNDATION FORMULA INFLATION ADJUSTMENT SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 02/18/2005
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 128 BOROUGH INCORP. IS NOT BOUNDARY CHANGE SENATOR THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 86 SLA 05 07/27/2005
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 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 277 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ELIGIBILITY SENATOR ELTON
(S) HES 02/13/2006
SB 291 MUNICIPAL HARBOR FACILITY GRANTS SENATOR STEDMAN
CHAPTER 62 SLA 06 06/14/2006
SB 292 NET PRODUCTION TAX ON OIL SENATOR FRENCH
(S) RES 02/17/2006
SCR 2 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL YEAR 2005 SENATOR STEVENS G
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 05/17/2005
SR 4 USPS AIR SHIPMENT OF BYPASS MAIL SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 3 05/27/2005