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Senator Lyda Green
District N - Republican


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Juneau, AK 99801-1182
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Elected to the Senate 1994 and 1998

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Biography

  • Residence Address: 4000 Palmdale Drive, Wasilla, AK 99654
  • Political Party: Republican
  • Date of Birth: 10/16/38 Place of Birth: Livingston, Texas
  • Occupation: Senator, Senate District N; Business Owner; Educator
  • Spouse: Married to Curtis G. Green for 38 years
  • Children: Shelton Green, Kristie Leaf, Bradley Green
  • Grandchildren: Kelsie, Connor, Caleb
  • Residency in Alaska: 1962-1966, 1968-present
  • Communities:
  1. Anchorage 1962-1966, 1968-1984
  2. Matanuska-Susitna Borough 1984-present

Education:

  • High School: Brazosport High School 1952-1956
  • College/University: BBA, Sam Houston State University 1956-1959
  • Post Graduate: Slingerland Language Arts Certification, UAA 1988

Political and Government Positions:

  • Alaska State Senator Jan. 1995-present
  • Chair, Senate State Affairs Committee '97-'98
  • Vice Chair, Senate Resources Committee '97-'98
  • Member. Senate Health, Education and Social Services Committee '97-'98
  • Member, Senate Transportation Committee '97-'98
  • Member, Legislative Council '97-'98
  • Member, Senate Dept. of Natural Resources Budget Subcommittee '97-'98
  • Member, Senate Dept. of Labor Budget Subcommittee '97-'98
  • Member, Senate Dept. of Administration Budget Subcommittee '97-'98
  • Chair, Senate Health, Education and Social Services Committee '95-'96
  • Vice Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee '95-'96
  • Member, Senate Transportation Committee '95-'96 Member, Senate Budget Subcommittee on Education '95-'96
  • Member, Senate Budget Subcommittee on Courts '95-'96
  • Member, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute Board 1997
  • Member, Energy Council 1997
  • Member, Legislative Management 1997
  • Member, Reapportionment Task Force 1997
  • Member, Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education 1991-1994
  • Member, Department of Education Special Education Regulations Task Force 1993-1994

Business and Professional Positions:

  • Former owner, The Study (education/tutorial)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Mat-Su Community College 1991-1993
  • Instructor's Assistant, UAA 1991
  • Co-Owner, Anchorage Racquet Club 1978-1988
  • Teacher, West High School 1963-1964
  • Administrative Assistant, Pan American Petroleum (AMOCO) 1962-1963, 1964-1965

Service Organization Membership:

  • Active in local church
  • Past PTA/PTO school volunteer
  • Past member and president Mt. McKinley Lion's Club
  • Past chair Miners and Trappers Ball

Special Interests:

  • Family, Reading, Bridge, Piano, Traveling, Tennis

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

SB 98 : Passed! Chapter 89, SLA 1999 An Act relating to teacher tenure.
SB 173 : An Act relating to charter schools; and providing for an effective date.
SB 197 : An Act relating to the Board of Agriculture and Conservation, to the agricultural revolving loan fund, to the disposal of interests in state agricultural or grazing land; and providing for an effective date.
SB 230 : An Act relating to the relationship between employees and labor oganizations; and prohibiting collective bargaining contracts that require employees to join a labor or employee organization; and providing for an effective date.
SJR 22 : Relating to the National Museum of Women's History and the National Museum of Women's History Alaska Council.
SJR 35 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska to guarantee the permanent fund dividend, to provide for inflation proofing, and to require a vote of the people before changing the statutory formula for distribution that existed on January 1, 2000.
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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 18 : Passed! Chapter 120, SLA 2000 An Act making a special appropriation in an amount not to exceed $250,000,000 from the earnings reserve account to the principal of the permanent fund; and providing for an effective date.
HB 80 : Passed! Chapter 7, SLA 1999 An Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
HB 109 : Passed! Chapter 56, SLA 1999 An Act relating to management of fish and game in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and navigable waters.
HB 116 : Passed! Chapter 81, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the Board of Agriculture and Conservation, to the director of agriculture, to the agricultural revolving loan fund and to loans from the fund, to the disposal of interests in state agricultural land; and providing for an effective date.
HB 191 : An Act relating to charter schools.
HJR 11 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 8 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.
HJR 14 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 12 Relating to the National Museum of Women's History and the National Museum of Women's History Alaska Council.
HJR 36 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 18 Relating to rejecting the conclusions in a recent article published by the American Psychological Association that suggests that sexual relationships between adults and children might be positive for children; and urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to similarly reject these conclusions.
HJR 54 : Legislative Resolve 37 Relating to urging the exclusion of national forests in Alaska from President Clinton's proposal for withdrawal of roadless areas in the national forest system.
SB 2 : An Act providing for civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
SB 3 : Passed! Chapter 54, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the crimes of murder, solicitation to commit murder in the first degree, conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree, manslaughter, and criminally negligent homicide; relating to homicides of children; relating to registration as a sex offender or child kidnapper; relating to the crime of interference with custody of a child or incompetent person; and providing for an effective date.
SB 4 : Vetoed by Governor An Act relating to establishing an office of victims' rights; relating to compensation of victims of violent crimes; relating to eligibility for a permanent fund dividend for persons convicted of and incarcerated for certain offenses; and amending Rule 16, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 9, Alaska Delinquency Rules, and Rule 501, Alaska Rules of Evidence.
SB 12 : Passed! Chapter 3, SLA 1999 An Act classifying anadromous streams and tributaries; relating to the designation of riparian areas; establishing buffers on certain streams and relating to slope stability standards on certain streams; and requiring retention of low value timber along certain water bodies where prudent.
SB 13 : An Act relating to assessment of discrete salmon stocks and to discrete salmon stock assessment surcharges.
SB 46 : Passed! Chapter 16, SLA 1999 An Act naming the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building.
SB 77 : Passed! Chapter 17, SLA 1999 An Act prohibiting certain civil actions against firearms or ammunition manufacturers and dealers.
SB 102 : Passed! Chapter 24, SLA 1999 An Act designating the State Trooper Bruce A. Heck Memorial Corridor.
SB 105 : An Act determining the facilities constituting a school for purposes of public school funding; and providing for an effective date.
SB 195 : An Act relating to the certificate of need program; and providing for an effective date.
SJR 5 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 3 Opposing the closure of the former Mount McKinley portions of Denali National Park and Preserve to snowmachine use.
SJR 25 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 27 Relating to voluntary school prayer.
SJR 27 : Legislative Resolve 47 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to revisions of the state constitution and providing that a court may not change language of a proposed constitutional amendment or revision.
SJR 31 : Relating to subsistence activities of urban Alaska Natives under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
SR 1 : Passed! Senate Resolve 1 Relating to declaring March 1999 as Sobriety Awareness Month.
SR 2 : Passed! Senate Resolve 2 Dedicating the Terry Miller Gallery of the Chamber of the Alaska Senate to Cliff Groh.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Senator Green

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