26th-27th Legislature (2009 -2012)

HOUSE
PETE PETERSEN





Representative Pete Petersen
District: 19
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
2009-2012 Representative

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PLACE OF BIRTH:
Anamosa, Iowa. Raised on a family farm in eastern Iowa.

OCCUPATION:
Property management/ former restaurant owner

LENGTH OF RESIDENCY IN ALASKA:
23 years

ALASKAN COMMUNITIES LIVED IN:
Anchorage 1981- present

EDUCATION:
Ellsworth College, Iowa Falls, IA: AA, 1971 University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, BA in political science, business administration minor, 1973

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Property owner/ manager 19XX- present Owner/ Operator, Dinner Dispatch 1986-2001

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Northeast Community Council, member 200X-present, board of directors 200X-present Nunaka Valley Little League, coach 2000-present Peace Corps, Dominican Republic, 1973-1974

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Guitar, Travel, Fishing, Hunting, Sports, and Golf

Legislative Service:

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 11 INTERPRETATION OF OIL & GAS LEASE REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, SEATON, CISSNA, TUCK, PETERSEN, GUTTENBERG, GATTO
(H) RES 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 54 REPEAL DEFINED CONTRIB RETIREMENT PLANS REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, CRAWFORD, BUCH, CISSNA, GARA, HOLMES, PETERSEN
(H) L&C 01/20/2009
HB 59 PRE-ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS/PLANS REPRESENTATIVES KAWASAKI, GARA, TUCK, PETERSEN
(H) FIN 04/10/2009
HB 68 PRICE GOUGING INVOLVING ENERGY RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, GARA, TUCK, GRUENBERG, KAWASAKI
(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 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 125 ALASKA MINIMUM WAGE REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) L&C 02/11/2009
HB 160 INCREASE BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) EDC 02/23/2010
HB 187 INS. COVERAGE: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) HSS 03/12/2009
HB 258 EAVESDROPPING AND COMPUTER PRIVACY REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, GRUENBERG, BUCH, HOLMES
(H) JUD 01/19/2010
HB 262 MOTORCYCLE/SCOOTER AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVES KELLER, HERRON, PETERSEN, LYNN, SEATON
CHAPTER 9 SLA 10 05/01/2010
HB 265 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR DENTURES REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, PETERSEN, GARA
(H) HSS 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 278 ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME GRANT FUND REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, MUNOZ, PETERSEN, HERRON, JOULE, N.FOSTER
(H) ENE 01/19/2010
HB 279 RCA RATE CHANGE REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, TUCK, GARA
(H) L&C 01/19/2010
HB 347 LEAVE FOR MILITARY SPOUSES REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) EDC 02/15/2010
HB 404 MUNICIPAL RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAXES REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) CRA 02/23/2010



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 30 REPEAL DEFINED CONTRIB RETIREMENT PLANS REPRESENTATIVES HARRIS, HAWKER, MUNOZ
(H) L&C 01/20/2009
HB 70 FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
CHAPTER 11 SLA 10 05/04/2010
HB 87 MED BENEFITS OF DISABLED PEACE OFFICERS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) L&C 01/26/2009
HB 114 STATE TRANS FACILITY FOR EMERGENCY AID REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 40 SLA 10 06/02/2010
HB 126 EXTEND/RESUME STATE CUSTODY OF CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 80 SLA 10 06/15/2010
HB 148 ENERGY EFFICIENCY PLAN AND GRANT FUND REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) ENE 02/23/2009
HB 167 TAX CREDIT FOR STATE TOURISM PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) FIN 04/08/2009
HB 189 OIL AND GAS TAX REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) RES 03/13/2009
HB 190 CHILDREN'S TRUST REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 115 SLA 10 07/01/2010
HB 215 TEACHERS' SALARIES: SCHOOL EXPERIENCE REPRESENTATIVE P.WILSON
CHAPTER 18 SLA 09 05/20/2009
HB 236 SPECIAL ELECTION FOR LEGISLATIVE VACANCY REPRESENTATIVE CRAWFORD
(H) STA 04/16/2009
HB 237 EDUCATION BUDGET & LEGISLATOR SALARIES REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) EDC 04/17/2009
HB 284 PIONEERS HOME RX DRUG BENEFIT REPRESENTATIVES DAHLSTROM, GARA, HERRON
(H) STA 03/17/2010
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 335 PHYSICIAN SHORTAGES: GRANTS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) HSS 02/10/2010
HB 344 SALMON PRODUCT DEVELOP. TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
CHAPTER 102 SLA 10 06/25/2010
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 364 PASSENGER VEHICLE RENTAL TAX REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
(H) TRA 02/23/2010
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 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
HCR 20 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
LEGIS RESOLVE 34 04/13/2010
HJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 07/29/2009
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 24 FED. SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM/MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 04/15/2010
HJR 25 HYDROELECTRIC POWER; RENEWABLE ENERGY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 27 07/22/2009
HJR 48 CRIME VICTIMS FUND PRESERVATION ACT REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
LEGIS RESOLVE 69 08/03/2010
HJR 52 CONVERT METHANE FROM ANCHORAGE LANDFILL REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA
(H) ENE 02/23/2010
SB 1 ALASKA MINIMUM WAGE SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, ELLIS, THOMAS, DAVIS, FRENCH
CHAPTER 56 SLA 09 07/09/2009
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 32 MEDICAID:HOME/COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES SENATOR ELLIS
(H) FIN 04/14/2009
SB 45 VETERANS' CEMETERY/FUND/PLATES/PREFERENCE SENATORS HUGGINS, THERRIAULT
CHAPTER 21 SLA 09 05/25/2009
SB 163 FISHERMEN'S FUND SENATOR PASKVAN
CHAPTER 103 SLA 10 06/25/2010
SB 199 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR DENTURES SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 60 SLA 10 06/09/2010
SB 213 FUNDING FOR SCHOOL MEALS SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) FIN 04/14/2010
SB 215 PIONEERS HOME RX DRUG BENEFIT SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, OLSON, KOOKESH, ELLIS, DAVIS
CHAPTER 90 SLA 10 06/17/2010
SB 243 GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE:ROYALTY/PERMIT/FEE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 38 SLA 10 06/02/2010
SB 266 VIOLENT CRIMES EMERGENCY COMPENSATION SENATOR THOMAS
CHAPTER 99 SLA 10 06/21/2010
SCR 14 FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH SENATOR EGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 40 08/03/2010

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