Senator Jerry Mackie
District C - Republican


State Capitol, Room 427
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4925
Fax: (907) 465-3517


PO Box 795
Craig, AK 99921-0795
Phone: office: (907) 826-3008 or home: (907) 826-2930
Fax: (907) 826-4020
(see also Session address)

Elected to the House 1990, 1992, 1994,
Elected to Senate 1996


Dave Gray at (907) 465-4989 or
Jeannie Smith at (907) 465-3802 or
Debbie Baxter at (907) 465-4925 or



Jerry Mackie gre up in Craig, Alaska, where his family has long been established in the business community. He attended public schools in Craig and Ketchikan, graduating from Ketchikan High School in 1980.

Jerry and his wife, Jeannie, currently own and operate the Sunnahae (Sun-a-hay) Lodge in Craig. In the past he has been a fire chief, a village public safety officer, and a seine boat owner and captain. Prior to becoming a legislator, he served in various positions on the Shann Seet Village Corporation Board. He has also served on the board of directors of the Alaska Federation of Natives.

Jerry has been active in promoting youth sports and is a former president of the Craig/Klawock little league. He is a member of several fraternal organizations.

Jerry was first elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives in 1990, at which time he was the youngest member serving. He was re-elected twice to the Southeast Islands District seat. In 1996, Jerry was elected to the State Senate, representing Southeast and Kodiak Islands Senate District C.

Jerry is the chair of the Senate Community & Regional Affairs Committee; Vice-Chair of the Senate Labor & Commerce Committee; a member of the Senate State Affairs Committee; and Vice-Chair of the Regulations Review Committee.

Date/Place of Birth: 1/10/62; Ketchikan, AK
Occupation: Lodge Owner and Operator, Businessman
Spouse: Jeannie
Children: John & Gage
Residency in Alaska: Lifelong; Craig, 1962-present
Education: High School - Craig High School; Ketchikan High School
Political and Government Positions: State Representative, 1991-1996, State Senate 1997-present.
Business and Professional Positions: Lodge Owner and Operator
Service Organization(s) Membership: Alaska Native Brotherhood; Klawock Camp #9; Craig Moose Lodge; Skagway Eagles Club

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Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

SB 9: Relating to municipal capital project matching grants for a municipality organized under federal law as an Indian reserve; and prividing for an effective date.
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SB 10: An Act naming Mountain View Road in Gustavus.
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SB 37: An Act providing for and relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds in the amount of $170,882,000 for the purpose of paying the cost of acquiring, constructing, reconstructing, and equipping public schools and of repair and major maintenance of public schools and University of Alaska facilities; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 52: An Act establishing additional tax credits against the fisheries business tax; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 64: An Act relating to the Shuyak Island State Park.
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SB 110: An Act relating to licensure of landscape architects.
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SB 111: An Act making an appropriation to the education facilities fund; making an appropriation from the constitutional budget reserve fund under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Consitution of the State of Alaska; and providing from an effective date.
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SB 115: An Act repealing certain requirements relating to posting and reporting of prices paid for salmon.
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SB 190: An Act relating to eminent domain and to negotiations to purchase property before it is taken through eminent domain; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 191: An Act relating to the exchange of state tide and submerged land to protect municipal watersheds and provide for airports and marine transportation facilities; and providing for an effective date.
SB 281: An Act relating to general grant land entitlements for the City and Borough of Yakutat; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 286: An Act relating to actions to quiet title to, eject a person from, or recover real property or the possession of it, and to acquisition of real property by adverse possession; and providing for an effective date.
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SJR 24: Relating to the Tongass Land Management Plan and to continued Congressional oversight of that plan.
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SJR 33: Supporting passage of S. 1221, the "American Fisheries Act," by the United States Congress.
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SJR 38: Relating to the bombardment of the village of Angoon.
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Co-Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 6: Amending laws relating to the disclosure of information relating to certain minors.
HB 7: Authorizing establishment of community dispute resolution centers to foster the resolution of disputes between juvenile offenders and their victims.
HB 12: Relating to civil liability for injuries or death resulting from equine activities.
HB 13: Relating to marine safety training and education programs.
HB 16: Relating to delinquent minors, to the taking of action based on the alleged criminal misconduct of ceratin minors, to the services to be provided to the victims of criminal misconduct of minors, and to agency records involving minors alleged to be delinquent based on their criminal misconduct; and amending Rule 19 and repealing Rules 6, 7, 11(a), 12(a), and 21(f), Alaska Delinquency Rules.
HB 45: Relating to runaway and missing minors, and providing for an effective date.
HB 109: An Act relating to the management and disposal of state land and resources; relating to certain remote parcel and homestead entry land purchase contracts and patents; and providing for an effective date.
HB 158: An Act relating to attendance at a public school on a part-time basis.
HB 198: An Act relating to regional dive fishery development associations and to dive fishery management assessments; and providing for an effective date.
HB 203: An Act relating to actions for unlawful trade practices.
HB 212: An Act relating to determination of an established village for purposes of regulating the sale, use, and possession of alcoholic beverages in the unorganized borough; and providing for an effective date.
HB 261: An Act relating to a surcharge imposed for violations of state or municipal law and to the Alaska police training fund.
HB 334: An Act relating to wavier of tuition and fees for certain family members of a police officer killed in the line of duty; and providing for an effective date.
HB 356: An Act establishing the Joint Committee on Military Bases in Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
HB 373: An Act relating to forests and forestry practices.
HB 395: An Act relating to civil liability resulting from the use of a defibrillator in providing emergency aid.
HB 451: An Act relating to assistive technology devices and mobility aids for physically disabled persons.
HCR 1: Relating to a new Alaska Liquefied natural gas project.
HJR 12: Urging the Secretary of the interior to conduct competitive oil and gas lease sales within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.
HJR 23: Relating to the seizure and sale of Alaska commercial fishing entry permits by the United States Internal Revenue Service.
HJR 29: Supporting an increase in federal funding for prostate cancer research.
HJR 49: Relating to opposition to a moratorium on the building of roads in the roadless areas of national forests.
HJR 51: Relating to support for H.R. 2924, which allows certain Alaska Native Vietnam veterans and the Elim Native Corporation to select land under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
HJR 53: Relating to support for federal legislation providing for the continuation of the University of Alaska by the conveyance of federal land to the university.
SB 1: Relating to living and working conditions of prisoners in correctional facilities operated by the state, and authorizing the commissioner of corrections to negotiate with providers of detention and confinement services under contract to apply those conditions and limitations on services to persons held under authority of state law at facilities operated under contract or agreement; relating to services provided to prisoners; amending the definition of "severely medically disabled" applicable to prisoners seeking special medical parole; amending provisions of the correctional industries program; and extending the termination date of the Correctional Industries Commission and the program.
SB 14: An Act relating to insurance covering an insured who is a victim of domestic violence and requiring certain disclosures by an insurer.
SB 25: An Act relating to authorizing the Department of Corrections to provide an automated victim notification and prisoner information system.
SB 29: An Act relating to certain programs of state aid to municipalities and recipients in the unorganized borough; and providing for an effective date.
SB 56: An Act relating to tourist oriented directional signs that are 90 inches in width and 18 inches in height, relating to penalties for violations related to outdoor advertising, and annulling a regulation of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.
SB 67: An Act relating to the imposition of criminal sentences; and amending Rule 32.2, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure.
SB 70: An Act defining the offenses of unlawful discharge of a firearm; and relating to the commission of those offenses by minors.
SB 77: An Act relating to the Alaska Day of Prayer.
SB 94: An Act relating to designating flunitrazepam as a schedule IVA controlled substance; and providing for an effective date.
SB 130: An Act amending the retirement incentive programs for municipalities and school districts; and providing for an effective date.
SB 137: An Act exempting certain volunteer emergency medical technicians and volunteer fire fighters from state wage and hour laws; and providing for an effective date.
SB 164: An Act relating to the authority of an emergency medical technician at the scene of an accident or emergency.
SB 192: An Act relating to maintenance of state marine vessels; and providing for an effective date.
SB 204: An Act providing the commissioner of natural resources with the authority to make grants of state land to municipalities for the construction and operation of sport and recreational facilities and structures.
SB 211: An Act renaming the Gravina Veterans' Memorial Bridge as the Ralph M. Bartholomew Veterans' Memorial Bridge.
SB 216: An Act providing for the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
SB 242: An Act providing for the forfeiture of good time sentence credits of sex offenders who fail to successfully complete sex offender treatment programs.
SB 251: An Act naming Herman Leirer Road near Seward.
SB 261: An Act relating to the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Anchorage in the year 2001; establishing a reserve fund for the games; providing certain duties and authority for the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority regarding financing for those games; and providing for an effective date.
SB 309: An Act relating to the use of force by peace officers and correctional officers.
SB 325: An Act relating to an optional municipal tax exemption for real property occupied as the primary residence and permanent place of abode by a resident who is the owner and is disabled.
SCR 10: Supporting continued use of Alaska's renewable furbearer resources.
SCR 11: Creating the Long-Term Care Task Force.
SCR 21: Relating to declaring March 1998 as Sobriety Awareness Month.
SCR 22: Relating to promotion of Kids Voting Alaska programs.
SJR 7: Supporting continued funding of the Alaska National Guard Youth Corps Challenge Program.
SJR 9: Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, to oil and gas exploration, development, and production.
SJR 14: Relating to support for federal legislation permitting state concealed handgun permittees to carry concealed handguns in other states.
SJR 21: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the public facilities capital fund, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, and to appropriations from the constitutional budget reserve fund to the public facilities capital fund.
SJR 22: Inviting the United States Department of Defense to select Alaska as the site to base and train military troops.
SJR 40: Relating to the fisheries management fee proposed by President Clinton.
SR 1: Relating to compensation of Holocaust victims and survivors, their heirs, and Jewish communities by the government of Switzerland and the Swiss banking industry.

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