22nd-29th Legislature (2001 -2016)

SENATE
LESIL MCGUIRE





Senator Lesil McGuire
District: N
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
2001-2006 Representative
2007-2016 Senator

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Date/Place of Birth:
January 22, 1971
Portland,Oregon

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1973 - present

Children:
Grayson

Education:
Willamette University, Oregon:
- Bachelors of Arts: 1989 - 1993
- Juris Doctorate: 1995 - 1998

Alaska State House of Representatives:
2001 - 2006
Member, House Leadership
Chair, Judiciary Committee: 2003 - 2006
Chair, Administration Regulation Review Joint
Committee: 2001 - 2002
Chair, Special Committee on Economic
Development, Trade, & Tourism: 2001 - 2002
Vice-Chair, Special Committee on Economic
Development, International Trade, & Tourism:
2003 - 2004
Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 2003 - 2006
State/Federal Research & Development Joint
Committee: 2001 - 2006
Ombudsman Selection Committee: 2001 - 2002
Resources Committee: 2001 - 2002
Rules Committee: 2001 - 2002
Finance Subcommittees:
- Court System: 2003 - 2006
- Community & Economic Development:
2001 - 2006
- Law: 2003 - 2006
- Environmental Conservation: 2001 - 2002
- Revenue: 2001 - 2006
- Corrections: 2005 - 2006

Other Political and Government Positions:
Committee Aide, Alaska Legislature, Judiciary Committee: 2000
Law Clerk, Oregon Department of Justice:
1996 - 1998
Legal Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office: 1996
Legislative and Press Aide: 1993 - 1995
- U.S. Senator Ted Stevens

Business and Professional Positions:
Self Employed - Research and Writing

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
American Diabetes Association
Alaska Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Board
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
Habitat for Humanity
Salem’s Women’s Crisis Center
Commonwealth North
Covenant House
Anchorage Republican Women’s Club
Young Republicans
Civil Air Patrol

Special Interests:
Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, Flying, Scuba Diving, Reading

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 31 GEOTHERMAL ELEC. PROD. TAX CREDIT SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 03/16/2009
SB 49 BLOOD DONATION AWARENESS FUND SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 02/27/2009
SB 60 UNIFORM PROBATE CODE; TRUSTS, WILLS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 64 SLA 10 06/09/2010
SB 62 COMMUNITY PROPERTY OF MARRIED PERSONS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) STA 01/21/2009
SB 63 TRANSFER RESTRICTIONS ON TRUSTS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 65 SLA 10 06/09/2010
SB 79 MED BENEFITS OF DISABLED PEACE OFFICERS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 03/05/2009
SB 117 PRICE OF CIGARETTES SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 114 SLA 10 06/30/2010
SB 118 MEDICAID: TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SERVICES SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) HSS 02/20/2009
SB 130 ECONOMIC STIMULUS TASK FORCE SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 03/13/2009
SB 131 NET ENERGY METERING SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) ENE 02/27/2009
SB 145 SEX OFFENDER MANAGEMENT BOARD SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) STA 03/11/2009
SB 150 EMERGING ENERGY TECHNOLOGY FUND SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 04/06/2009
SB 154 WILDLAND FIRE TECHNICIAN BENEFITS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) L&C 03/18/2009
SB 155 MEDICAL ASSIST FOR COGNITIVE DISABILITIES SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) HSS 03/18/2009
SB 156 COMPACT FOR JUVENILES; INTERSTATE COUNCIL SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) JUD 04/06/2009
SB 191 PIPELINE CONTRACT CARRIERS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) ENE 04/10/2009
SB 192 TAX ON GAS FOR IN STATE MANUFACTURING SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) ENE 04/15/2009
SB 219 TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY:PROGRAM/MEDICAID SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 109 SLA 10 06/25/2010
SB 228 TAX INCENTIVES FOR GAS-TO-LIQUID SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 03/23/2010
SB 242 GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE TAX CREDITS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 03/22/2010
SB 243 GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE:ROYALTY/PERMIT/FEE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 38 SLA 10 06/02/2010
SB 267 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 02/10/2010
SB 273 LAND MANAGEMENT:HUNTING & TRAPPING SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 02/10/2010
SB 275 AQUATIC FARMING SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 02/10/2010
SB 287 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 03/23/2010
SB 293 PREFERENCE TO LEASE OR BUY STATE LAND SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 02/24/2010
SB 294 SPORT FISH GUIDE LICENSES-SUNSET SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 48 SLA 10 06/04/2010
SB 296 LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) L&C 02/24/2010
SCR 1 BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH: MARCH 2009 SENATOR MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 04/15/2009
SR 8 SUPPORTING KENSINGTON GOLD MINE SENATOR MCGUIRE
SENATE RESOLVE 5 05/13/2009



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 10 MUNICIPAL TAX EXEMPTIONS REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, CHENAULT, THOMAS, GARA, HARRIS, KAWASAKI
CHAPTER 10 SLA 10 05/01/2010
HB 20 FISHERIES LOANS:ENERGY EFFICIENCY/AMOUNT REPRESENTATIVES EDGMON, BUCH
CHAPTER 120 SLA 10 08/19/2010
HB 24 PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE FOR VETERANS REPRESENTATIVES FAIRCLOUGH, GATTO, LYNN
CHAPTER 45 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HB 63 COUNCIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: MEMBERS, STAFF REPRESENTATIVES FAIRCLOUGH, HOLMES, COGHILL, P.WILSON
CHAPTER 47 SLA 09 06/23/2009
HB 70 FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
CHAPTER 11 SLA 10 05/04/2010
HB 93 DO NOT CALL REGISTRY--MOBILE/CELL PHONES REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 32 SLA 09 06/16/2009
HB 114 STATE TRANS FACILITY FOR EMERGENCY AID REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 40 SLA 10 06/02/2010
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 141 COMPACT FOR JUVENILES; INTERSTATE COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 37 SLA 09 06/20/2009
HB 151 USE, REGULATION, AND OPERATION OF BOATS REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
CHAPTER 19 SLA 09 05/20/2009
HB 168 TRAUMA CARE CENTERS/FUND REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 98 SLA 10 06/21/2010
HB 177 MARINE & MOTORIZED RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 28 SLA 09 05/25/2009
HB 186 AK FIREARMS EXEMPT FROM FED. REGULATION REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 23 SLA 10 05/27/2010
HB 190 CHILDREN'S TRUST REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 115 SLA 10 07/01/2010
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 280 NATURAL GAS: STORAGE/ TAX CREDITS REPRESENTATIVES HAWKER, CHENAULT
CHAPTER 16 SLA 10 05/12/2010
HB 307 SEXUAL ASSAULT PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
CHAPTER 4 SLA 10 03/31/2010
HB 319 CONCEALED HANDGUNS/ FED FIREMARMS FORMS REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 24 SLA 10 05/27/2010
HB 334 MILITARY DEPLOYMENT AND CHILD CUSTODY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
CHAPTER 44 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HB 349 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL MEETINGS REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 5 SLA 10 04/14/2010
HB 354 AK CAPSTONE AVIONICS REVOLVING LOAN FUND REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
CHAPTER 76 SLA 10 06/15/2010
HB 369 IN-STATE PIPELINE/COORDINATOR/TEAM REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 7 SLA 10 04/26/2010
HB 377 VOLUNTEER AMATEUR SPORTS OFFICIALS REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
CHAPTER 8 SLA 10 04/30/2010
HCR 2 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 08/03/2010
HCR 3 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) RES 03/02/2009
HCR 4 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) RES 03/02/2009
HCR 5 IN-STATE GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
(S) RES 03/02/2009
HCR 7 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 06/02/2009
HCR 16 PROCLAIMING SENATOR DANIEL INOUYE DAY REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 06/08/2009
HCR 20 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
LEGIS RESOLVE 34 04/13/2010
HJR 9 AVIATION MUSEUM/CENTENNIAL OF FLIGHT REPRESENTATIVE R.FOSTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 07/22/2009
HJR 10 VETERANS' HEALTH CARE REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 05/25/2009
HJR 16 DISABLED VETERANS PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 06/04/2010
HJR 17 OPPOSE H.R. 45 (BLAIR HOLT FIREARM LIC.) REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 07/10/2009
HJR 18 OPPOSING ANWR WILDERNESS DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 07/29/2009
HJR 22 URGING US TO RATIFY LAW OF THE SEA TREATY REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 07/29/2009
HJR 25 HYDROELECTRIC POWER; RENEWABLE ENERGY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 07/22/2009
HJR 26 STATEHOOD/ANCSA LAND SURVEY FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
LEGIS RESOLVE 66 08/03/2010
HJR 27 STATE SOVEREIGNTY REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 07/10/2009
HJR 40 COOK INLET/KACHEMAK BELUGA POPULATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 08/03/2010
HJR 45 OPPOSE FEDERAL CAP AND TRADE LEGISLATION REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 67 08/03/2010
HJR 49 OPPOSING EPA CLEAN AIR ACT REGULATIONS REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 70 08/03/2010
SB 23 REPEAL DEFINED CONTRIB RETIREMENT PLANS SENATOR ELTON
(S) FIN 03/25/2009
SB 32 MEDICAID:HOME/COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES SENATOR ELLIS
(H) FIN 04/14/2009
SB 33 POSTSECONDARY SCHOLARSHIPS SENATOR ELLIS
(S) FIN 02/23/2009
SB 43 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG SENATOR MENARD
(H) RLS 04/15/2010
SB 45 VETERANS' CEMETERY/FUND/PLATES/PREFERENCE SENATORS HUGGINS, THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 21 SLA 09 05/25/2009
SB 102 RAISE COMP. SCHOOL ATTENDANCE AGE/TRUANCY SENATOR DAVIS
(S) FIN 03/30/2009
SB 110 PRESERVATION OF EVIDENCE/DNA I.D. SYSTEM SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 20 SLA 10 05/14/2010
SB 138 TAX CREDIT FOR STATE TOURISM PROGRAM SENATOR MEYER
(S) FIN 03/20/2009
SB 159 WORKERS' COMP: FUNERAL EXPENSES/MED INFO SENATOR PASKVAN
CHAPTER 77 SLA 10 06/15/2010
SB 163 FISHERMEN'S FUND SENATOR PASKVAN
CHAPTER 103 SLA 10 06/25/2010
SB 173 MARINE & MOTORIZED RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS SENATOR HUGGINS
(S) L&C 03/27/2009
SB 199 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR DENTURES SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 60 SLA 10 06/09/2010
SB 208 DNR/REVENUE STUDY ON NATURAL GAS SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) FIN 04/13/2010
SB 213 FUNDING FOR SCHOOL MEALS SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) FIN 04/14/2010
SB 221 SCHOLARSHIPS/ LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCES SENATOR STEVENS
CHAPTER 14 SLA 10 05/10/2010
SB 239 IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES/DUI/CHEM. TEST SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 85 SLA 10 06/16/2010
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 292 PAWNBROKERS SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 49 SLA 10 06/04/2010
SCR 12 FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS DAY SENATOR MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 06/16/2010
SCR 13 SUPPORTING SENIOR CAREGIVERS SENATOR BUNDE
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 06/17/2010
SCR 14 FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH SENATOR EGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 08/03/2010
SJR 3 FIREARMS IN NATIONAL PARK SENATOR THERRIAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 07/09/2009
SJR 6 OPPOSE H.R. 45 IN CONGRESS SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) JUD 02/25/2009
SJR 10 SUPPORT S. 371-CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROC. SENATOR THOMAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 07/10/2009
SJR 12 BYPASS MAIL RATE INCREASE SENATOR OLSON
(S) CRA 03/11/2009
SJR 17 DESIGNATING 2009 AS THE YEAR OF ARMY NCO SENATOR HUGGINS
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 06/17/2009
SJR 22 FEDERAL PREEMPTION OF SALMON MANAGEMENT SENATOR HUGGINS
LEGIS RESOLVE 33 04/15/2010
SJR 25 OPPOSING S. 1535--LIMIT ON AERIAL HUNTING SENATOR BUNDE
(S) RES 01/19/2010
SJR 27 FED. FUNDING: DOMESTIC SEAFOOD MARKETING SENATOR EGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 06/25/2010
SR 9 COMMITTEE ROOM NAMED AFTER WILLIAM BELTZ SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 6 02/10/2010
SR 10 DOMESTIC NATURAL GAS & ALT. ENERGY SENATOR WAGONER
SENATE RESOLVE 7 08/03/2010