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 4 FALSE CALLER IDENTIFICATION REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, GARDNER
(H) FIN 02/04/2009
HB 14 ALASKAN MALAMUTE AS STATE DOG REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
CHAPTER 17 SLA 10 05/12/2010
HB 15 BAN CELL PHONE USE BY MINORS WHEN DRIVING REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, TUCK
(H) FIN 03/23/2009
HB 39 MEETINGS FOR LEGISLATIVE BODIES REPRESENTATIVES KAWASAKI, GARDNER
(H) STA 01/20/2009
HB 45 DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN SUDAN REPRESENTATIVES GARA, GARDNER, PETERSEN, KERTTULA
(H) STA 02/25/2009
HB 50 LIMIT OVERTIME FOR REGISTERED NURSES REPRESENTATIVES P.WILSON, GARA, TUCK, PETERSEN, LYNN, SEATON, GATTO, CISSNA, MUNOZ, GARDNER
CHAPTER 118 SLA 10 07/07/2010
HB 51 LIMIT OVERTIME FOR REGISTERED NURSES REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) HSS 01/20/2009
HB 64 GIFT CARDS REPRESENTATIVES GATTO, GARDNER, GRUENBERG
(H) FIN 02/11/2009
HB 72 ELECTION DAY VOTER REGISTRATION REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, GARA, PETERSEN
(H) STA 01/20/2009
HB 76 LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL & LB&A MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, BUCH, CISSNA, DOOGAN, GARDNER, GUTTENBERG, HOLMES, KAWASAKI, KERTTULA, PETERSEN, SALMON, TUCK
(H) FIN 02/05/2010
HB 265 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR DENTURES REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, PETERSEN, GARA
(H) HSS 01/19/2010
HB 269 DEFERRED DEPOSIT ADVANCES REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, CRAWFORD
(H) L&C 01/19/2010
HB 274 ESTABLISHING PURPLE HEART DAY REPRESENTATIVES DAHLSTROM, GARDNER, BUCH, KELLER, PETERSEN, LYNN, GATTO, TUCK, DOOGAN, THOMAS, HAWKER, GUTTENBERG, RAMRAS, FAIRCLOUGH, JOHNSON, MILLETT, HERRON
CHAPTER 2 SLA 10 03/22/2010
HB 275 ANTITRUST ACTIONS & PENALTIES REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, BUCH, CISSNA, CRAWFORD, N.FOSTER, GARA, GARDNER, GUTTENBERG, HOLMES, KAWASAKI, KERTTULA, PETERSEN
(H) L&C 01/19/2010
HB 403 FINANCIAL PRIVACY REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) L&C 02/23/2010



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 26 MEDICAID FOR ADULT DENTAL SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 35 SLA 09 06/20/2009
HB 30 REPEAL DEFINED CONTRIB RETIREMENT PLANS REPRESENTATIVES HARRIS, HAWKER, MUNOZ
(H) L&C 01/20/2009
HB 54 REPEAL DEFINED CONTRIB RETIREMENT PLANS REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, CRAWFORD, BUCH, CISSNA, GARA, HOLMES, PETERSEN
(H) L&C 01/20/2009
HB 69 EARLY CHILDHOOD ED: PARENTS AS TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, PETERSEN, KAWASAKI, GARA
(S) FIN 04/18/2010
HB 87 MED BENEFITS OF DISABLED PEACE OFFICERS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) L&C 01/26/2009
HB 93 DO NOT CALL REGISTRY--MOBILE/CELL PHONES REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 32 SLA 09 06/16/2009
HB 94 POSTSECONDARY SCHOLARSHIPS REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(H) EDC 01/28/2009
HB 97 STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY & FUND REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(H) FIN 02/25/2009
HB 107 INTERNET ACCESS AUTHORITY/TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(H) L&C 02/02/2009
HB 119 PRODUCTION TAX ON CERTAIN NATURAL GAS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) L&C 02/06/2009
HB 123 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 43 SLA 09 06/20/2009
HB 126 EXTEND/RESUME STATE CUSTODY OF CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 80 SLA 10 06/15/2010
HB 130 STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRES AND SURVEYS REPRESENTATIVE P.WILSON
(H) HSS 04/10/2009
HB 137 COMPACT: EDUCATION OF MILITARY CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 10 SLA 09 05/15/2009
HB 178 PAYMENTS TO PHYSICIANS:MEDICARE/PROBONO REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) HSS 03/12/2009
HB 187 INS. COVERAGE: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) HSS 03/12/2009
HB 189 OIL AND GAS TAX REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) RES 03/13/2009
HB 201 CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
CHAPTER 50 SLA 09 07/09/2009
HB 209 SURCHARGE: OIL EXPORTED TO CERTAIN STATES REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(H) RES 03/30/2009
HB 215 TEACHERS' SALARIES: SCHOOL EXPERIENCE REPRESENTATIVE P.WILSON
CHAPTER 18 SLA 09 05/20/2009
HB 222 MED. INS. ELIGIBILITY/NONDISCRIMINATION REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
CHAPTER 55 SLA 09 07/09/2009
HB 230 HAZING REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
(H) JUD 04/14/2009
HB 236 SPECIAL ELECTION FOR LEGISLATIVE VACANCY REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) STA 04/16/2009
HB 294 EXTEND SUNSET OF BOATING REGULATION REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
CHAPTER 47 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HB 307 SEXUAL ASSAULT PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
CHAPTER 4 SLA 10 03/31/2010
HB 334 MILITARY DEPLOYMENT AND CHILD CUSTODY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
CHAPTER 44 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HB 335 PHYSICIAN SHORTAGES: GRANTS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) HSS 02/10/2010
HB 349 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL MEETINGS REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 5 SLA 10 04/14/2010
HB 352 FERRY SERVICE, INCL. YUKON/KUSKOKWIM REPRESENTATIVE SALMON
(H) TRA 02/19/2010
HB 355 CRIMINAL FINES FOR ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 54 SLA 10 06/09/2010
HB 358 CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURES REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) STA 02/19/2010
HB 359 CORPORATIONS NOT "PERSONS" IN ELECTIONS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) STA 02/19/2010
HB 384 LICENSING RADIOLOGIC TECHNICIANS REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) L&C 02/23/2010
HB 396 POLITICAL PARTY DEFINITION REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) STA 02/23/2010
HB 405 BOARD OF CHILD CUSTODY INVESTIGATORS REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(H) HSS 02/23/2010
HCR 7 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 06/02/2009
HCR 11 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 06/02/2009
HCR 16 PROCLAIMING SENATOR DANIEL INOUYE DAY REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 06/08/2009
HJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 07/29/2009
HJR 15 CHANGE NAME OF MT. MCKINLEY TO DENALI REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) RES 02/27/2009
HJR 17 OPPOSE H.R. 45 (BLAIR HOLT FIREARM LIC.) REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 07/10/2009
HJR 19 OIL TANKER ESCORT VESSELS/OIL SPILL ANNIV REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 07/13/2009
HJR 25 HYDROELECTRIC POWER; RENEWABLE ENERGY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 07/22/2009
HR 8 OPPOSE TSA SECURITY RULE REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
HOUSE RESOLVE 5 03/09/2009
SB 10 MEDICAID/INS FOR CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 117 SLA 10 07/01/2010
SB 13 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ELIGIBILITY SENATOR DAVIS
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 06/04/2010
SB 45 VETERANS' CEMETERY/FUND/PLATES/PREFERENCE SENATORS HUGGINS, THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 21 SLA 09 05/25/2009
SB 57 CHARTER/ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL FUNDING SENATOR THOMAS
CHAPTER 9 SLA 09 05/15/2009
SB 110 PRESERVATION OF EVIDENCE/DNA I.D. SYSTEM SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 20 SLA 10 05/14/2010
SB 133 ELECTRONIC HEALTH INFO EXCHANGE SYSTEM SENATOR PASKVAN
CHAPTER 24 SLA 09 05/25/2009
SB 194 MINORS: ALCOHOL VIOLATIONS/ I.D. CARDS SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 86 SLA 10 06/16/2010
SB 199 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR DENTURES SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 60 SLA 10 06/09/2010
SB 215 PIONEERS HOME RX DRUG BENEFIT SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, OLSON, KOOKESH, ELLIS, DAVIS
CHAPTER 90 SLA 10 06/17/2010
SB 219 TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY:PROGRAM/MEDICAID SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 109 SLA 10 06/25/2010
SB 239 IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES/DUI/CHEM. TEST SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 85 SLA 10 06/16/2010
SB 243 GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE:ROYALTY/PERMIT/FEE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 38 SLA 10 06/02/2010
SB 257 YOUTH COURTS AND CRIMINAL FINES SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 110 SLA 10 06/28/2010
SB 266 VIOLENT CRIMES EMERGENCY COMPENSATION SENATOR THOMAS
CHAPTER 99 SLA 10 06/21/2010
SB 272 RENTAL CAR CHARGES SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 50 SLA 10 06/07/2010