Representative Jerry Sanders
District 19 - Republican


State Capitol, Room 414
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4945
Fax: (907) 465-3476

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716 W 4th, Suite 610
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 258-8199
Fax: (907) 258-4051 (shared)

Elected to the House 1992, 1994, 1996


Tricia Everson, 465-4945 or
Kristie Keele, 258-8199 or


Date/Place of Birth: 5/28/41; Carmel, IL
Occupation: Print Shop Owner
Spouse: Ethel Kungesuk
Children: 6 Children
Residency in Alaska: 34 years; Kodiak, Valdez, Old Harbor, Fairbanks, Anchorage.
Education: High School - East St. Louis High School, St. Louis, IL
Military Service: U.S. Navy, 4 years service.
Political and Government Positions: State Representative, 1993-present; Vice Chair, Rules, C&RA, 1993-94; Member, State Affairs, International Trade
& Tourism, Oil & Gas, Legislative Council, 1993-94; Member, Telecommunications Information Council; Western Legislative Council; National Conference of State Legislatures; American Legislative Exchange Council;
National Republican Legislators Association; Appointee, Finance Conference Committee on Department of Transportation Budget; Appointee, Alaska Job Training Council; Delegate, Pacific Northwest Economic Region, National Republican Legislators Association.
Business and Professional Positions: President, The Print Shop, Inc.; Longshoreman (17 years); Teamster (20 years).
Service Organization(s) Membership: Board of Directors, Boot Straps of America; Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; The Alliance; American Legion Post
#28; Common Sense For Alaska; National Rifle Association; Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Special Interests: Hunting, fishing, camping, enjoy reading cultural, historical and
financial nonfiction.

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Prime Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 8: Relating to personal permanent fund dividend accounts; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 90: An Act establishing a woman's right to know certain medical facts related to the woman's safety before an abortion is performed.
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HB 131: An Act providing for an advisory vote on the issue of capital punishment.
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HB 220: An Act relating to the new business incentive program.
HJR 1: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the duration of a regular session. (Jointly sponsored with Rokeberg.)

Co-Sponsor of the following legislation

HB 87: An Act relating to fines and bail forfeiture amounts for certain offenses committed within highway work zones.
HB 159: An Act relating to sale, possession, and purchase of tobacco and tobacco products; amending Rules 603 and 611(d), Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an effective date.
HB 171: An Act relating to the stat environmental policy and changing the name of the Department of Environmental Conservation to the Department of Environmental Development.
HB 232: An Act establishing the independent division of administrative hearings in the Department of Administration in order to provide a source of independent administrative hearing officers to preside in contested cases; relating to administrative hearing officers; relating to contested case proceedings; and providing for an effective date.
HB 234: An Act relating to assistance for abortions under the general relief program; and relating to financial responsibility for the costs of abortions.
HB 339: An Act relating to the child support enforcement agency; and providing for an effective date.
HB 412: An Act providing for the transfer of certain land to the City of Whittier; and providing for an effective date.
HCR 1: Relating to a new Alaska liquefied natural gas project.
HJR 14: Relating to supporting the "American Land Sovereignty Protection Act."
HJR 29: Supporting an increase in federal funding for prostate cancer research.
SB 159: An Act relating to the new business incentive program.
SJR 3: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska limiting the rights of prisoners to those required under the Constitution of the United States.

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