23rd-27th Legislature (2003 -2012)

SENATE
THOMAS WAGONER





Senator Thomas Wagoner
District: Q
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
2003-2012 Senator

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Date/Place of Birth:
September 19, 1942
Pylesville, Maryland

Residency in Alaska:
Kenai: 1969 - present

Occupation:
Small Businessman
Commercial Fisherman
Salt Water Charter Captain

Family:
Wife - Dorothy
Two Children - Dawn and Denise

Education:
Pomeroy High School: Graduated - 1960
Eastern Washington University:
1966 - BA Technical Design
1969 - B.A. Education
University of Alaska Anchorage:
1980 - M.A. Education Administration

Alaska State Senate:
2003 - present
Chair, Community & Regional Affairs Committee, 2003
Chair, Resources Committee: 2005 - 2006
Co-Chair, Transportation Committee: 2004
Vice-Chair, Community & Regional Affairs Committee:
2004
Vice-Chair, Resources Committee: 2003 - 2004
Vice-Chair: State Affairs Committee: 2005 - 2006
Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2005 - present
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003, 2004 - 2006
Transporation Committee: 2003
World Trade & State Federal Relations: 2005 - present
Finance Subcommittees:
- Court System: 2003 - 2004
- Fish & Game: 2003 - 2004
- Labor and Workforce Development:
2005 - present
- Law: 2003 - 2004
- Natural Resources: 2003 - present
- Public Safety: 2003 - 2004
- Revenue: 2005 - present

- Transportation & Public Facilities: 2003 - 2004

Other Political and Government Positions:
Former Mayor, City of Kenai
Former Member, Kenai City Council
Alaska Post Secondary Committee
Alaska Student Loan Corporation.

Business and Professional Positions:
Commercial Fisherman
Owner, Wagoner’s Seamless Flooring: 1967 - 1968
Owner, Wagoner’s Flooring: 1971 - 1975
Owner, Peninsula Flooring Center: 1986 - 1993
Kenai Peninsula Community College, Kenai
- Former Education Coordinator
- Business Manager/Budget Officer
- Dean of Vocational Education
- Dean of Instruction
Member/Former President, Kenai Chamber of
Commerce.

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Charter Member, Kenai Rotary Club

Special Interests:
Lapidary Arts, Golf, Sport Fishing

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 55 AGRICULTURAL LAND SENATOR WAGONER
CHAPTER 37 SLA 06 05/19/2006
SB 152 APPROP: COST-OF-LIVING SURVEY SENATOR WAGONER
(S) FIN 04/13/2005
SB 178 SCHOOL DIST. COST FACTORS: REMOTE SCHOOLS SENATOR WAGONER
(S) HES 04/18/2005
SB 185 PERS/TRS LEAVE WITHOUT PAY SENATOR WAGONER
(S) HES 04/21/2005
SB 204 PUPIL-TEACHER RATIO FOR GRADES 1-3 SENATOR WAGONER
(S) HES 01/09/2006
SB 244 NO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST ACUPUNCTURIST SENATOR WAGONER
(S) HES 02/15/2006
SB 272 MORTGAGE LENDING SENATOR WAGONER
(H) L&C 05/03/2006



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 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 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 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 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 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
HB 399 ELDER FRAUD AND ASSISTANCE/ OPA REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 64 SLA 06 06/15/2006
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 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 20 PROSTATE CANCER DRUGS REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
LEGIS RESOLVE 20 06/03/2005
HJR 27 ALLOTMENTS FOR NATIVE VIETNAM VETERANS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 06/01/2006
SB 12 HUMAN TRAFFICKING/SEXTOURISM/PROCUREMENTS SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 72 SLA 06 06/16/2006
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 63 USE SEAT BELT ROAD SIGNS SENATOR STEVENS B
CHAPTER 15 SLA 05 05/12/2005
SB 87 SEAT BELT/CHILD SAFETY DEVICE VIOLATIONS SENATOR BUNDE
CHAPTER 2 SLA 06 01/31/2006
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 112 TAX ON RESIDENTS/EMPLOYEES IN REAA;GRANTS SENATOR BUNDE
(H) CRA 03/13/2006
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 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 155 APPROP: SCHOOLS/UNIV/VIROLOGY LAB/MUSEUM SENATOR STEVENS B
RETURNED TO (H) FIN 05/07/2005
SB 174 PASSENGER VEHICLE RENTAL TAX SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 1 SLA 06 01/26/2006
SB 216 BAIL RESTRICTIONS/UNLAWFUL EVASION SENATORS HUGGINS, GREEN
CHAPTER 57 SLA 06 06/13/2006
SB 224 OLDER ALASKANS' DAY SENATOR STEVENS G
CHAPTER 8 SLA 06 03/23/2006
SB 274 GOVT. FIREARM DISPOSAL AND INVENTORY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 70 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SB 298 TRUSTS:LOANS;CLAIMS;POWERS/ IRAS SENATOR SEEKINS
CHAPTER 66 SLA 06 06/15/2006
SCR 2 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL YEAR 2005 SENATOR STEVENS G
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 05/17/2005
SJR 10 SUPPORT FEDERAL MARRIAGE AMENDMENT SENATOR DYSON
(H) STA 04/07/2005
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 2 EAST LYNN CANAL HIGHWAY SENATOR STEDMAN
SENATE RESOLVE 2 05/17/2005
SR 4 USPS AIR SHIPMENT OF BYPASS MAIL SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 3 05/27/2005

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