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Representative Jeannette James
District 34 - Republican


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Portrait of Representative Jeannette James Session:
State Capitol, Room 102
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3743
Fax: (907) 465-2381
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http://www.repjames.org

Interim:
3340 Badger Road (no mail)
North Pole, AK 99705
Phone: (907) 455-9258

PO Box 56622 (mail only)
North Pole, AK 99705
Phone: (907) 488-1546
Fax: (907) 488-4271

Elected to the House 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998

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   Barbara Cotting 465-6822 (Jan-May)
488-1546 (June-Dec)
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   Myrna McGhie 465-5038 (Jan-May)
488-1546 (June-Dec)
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   Richard Schmitz 465-3743 (Jan-May)
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Biography

Date/Place of Birth: November 19, 1929; Maquoketa, Iowa
Occupation: Accountant, Management
Spouse: James
Children: James Jr., Jeannette (Jeannie), Alice Marie

Residency in Alaska:

Anchorage, 1975-77; Fairbanks, 1977-80;
North Pole, 1980-present
Education:
High School - Woodburn, OR, 1947;
College - Merritt Davis School of Commerce, Salem, OR, 1956-57, Public Accounting;
International Training in Communication (ITC) ("Skilled Communicator" Status)
Political and Government Positions:
State Representative, 1993-present;
Vice-Chair, Judiciary, House Ecomonic Task Force, 1993-94;
Member, Resources, Legislative Council, 1993-1994, International Trade &
Tourism, 1993-present;
City of North Pole Economic Development Committee, 1992;
Vice Chair, Republican Party, District 33, 1992 (Redistricted into District 34);
Treasurer, Republican Party, District 18, 1984-90;
Chair, Fairbanks North Star Borough Platting Board, 1981-84;
Fairbanks North Star Borough Planning Commission, 1984-87
Business and Professional Positions:
Owner/Manager, James Business Service (a/k/a James and Associates), 1977-1994;
Co-Owner/Manager, Jolly Acres Motel, 1987-present
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
North Pole Rotary 1990-present;
North Pole Chamber of Commerce 1989-present;
Airforce Association, 1993-present;
Workshop Leader/Speaker;
State President, ITC (2 terms);
Regional Secretary, Pacific Northwest Region ITC
biography last updated 1/13/00

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Press Releases

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Speeches, Opinion & Editorials

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 2 : Passed! Chapter 11 SLA 99 An Act relating to issuance of a motor vehicle registration plate to or parking permit for a person who is disabled.
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HB 12 : Passed! Chapter 12 SLA 99 An Act relating to a utility corridor and railroad right-of-way between the Alaska Railroad and the Alaska-Canada border.
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HB 112 : Passed! Chapter 19 SLA 00 An Act establishing the Alaska public building fund; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 116 : Passed! Chapter 81, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the Board of Agriculture and Conservation, to the agricultural revolving loan fund, to the disposal of state agricultural land, and to the Alaska Natural Resource Conservation and Development Board; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 122 : An Act excluding buildings used primarily for office space from the Housing Project and Public Building Assistance Act, restricting state ownership of buildings used primarily for office space, and providing for the disposal of state ownership interests in certain state buildings used primarily for office space; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 124 : An Act relating to the taxation of income and providing a credit for certain property taxes.
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HB 139 : An Act authorizing certain psychologists to prescribe and use controlled substances within their practice of psychology.
HB 163 : Passed! Chapter 82, SLA 2000 An Act relating to qualifications of voters; relating to the registration of voters; relating to election districts and officials; relating to election procedures and ballots; relating to special procedures for elections; relating to nomination of candidates; relating to national elections; relating to special elections and appointments; relating to constitutional amendments; relating to election offenses and corrupt practices; relating to election pamphlets; relating to the deferral of jury service for certain election officials; relating to an exemption from the State Procurement Code regarding election ballots; relating to the provision and use of mailing addresses on permanent fund dividend applications for election purposes; relating to the inclusion of voter registration forms with permanent fund dividend applications; making conforming amendments in references to 'election district' and 'chairman'; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 192 : Passed! Chapter 7 SLA 00 An Act relating to reciting the pledge of allegiance by public school students.
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HB 257 : An Act relating to funding for school districts operating secondary school boarding programs; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 258 : An Act relating to assisted living homes; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 262 : An Act relating to transfers from the earnings reserve account to the dividend fund and to the principal of the permanent fund to offset the effect of inflation; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 263 : An Act reducing the salary of legislators; and providing for an effective date.
HB 297 : Passed! Chapter 18 SLA 00 An Act relating to the certificate of need program; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 382 : Passed! Chapter 37, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the licensing of social workers and to the use of the title 'social worker' without a license; and providing for an effective date.
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HCR 5 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 26 Relating to extension of the James Dalton Highway to the Arctic Ocean.
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HJR 15 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 13 Relating to support for an "American Land Sovereignty Protection Act" in the United States Congress.
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HJR16 : Congratulating the government and the people of the new Canadian territory of Nunavut.
HJR 30 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska repealing provisions relating to the constitutional budget reserve fund and providing that the balance in the fund be deposited into the budget reserve fund established by statute.
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HJR 51 : Expressing support for a cooperative United States-Canada feasibility study on extending the North American rail system through British Columbia and the Yukon Territory to Alaska.
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HJR 52 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to certain public corporations.
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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 1 : An Act relating to collective bargaining agreements and arbitration awards of class (a)(1) municipal employees.
HB 3 : Passed! Chapter 73, SLA 2000 An Act relating to controlled substances and to the possession of certain chemicals.
HB 33 : An Act relating to arrests.
HB 71 : Passed! Chapter 13 SLA 99 An Act establishing Kawerak, Inc., as the regional housing authority for the area that includes the Seward Peninsula, Unalakleet, and St. Lawrence Island.
HB 77 : Passed! Chapter 6 SLA 99 An Act relating to the Joint Armed Services Committee, a permanent interim committee of the Alaska State Legislature; and providing for an effective date.
HB 80 : Passed! Chapter 7 SLA 99 An Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
HB 104 : An Act revising the procedures and authority of the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, the Board of Fisheries, and the Department of Fish and Game in regard to a moratorium on participants or vessels, or both, in certain fisheries; and providing for an effective date.
HB 109 : Passed! Chapter 56 SLA 99 An Act relating to management of fish and game in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and navigable waters.
HB 176 : An Act relating to attorney fees and costs and the granting of public interest litigant status in proceedings related to administrative actions and inactions.
HB 203 : An Act relating to loans from the agricultural revolving loan fund; and providing for an effective date.
HB 205 : Passed! Chapter 77, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the use of snow machines to travel across the Dalton Highway corridor.
HB 216 : Passed! Chapter 51 SLA 99 An Act relating to school buses.
HB 236 : Passed! Chapter 53, SLA 2000 An Act relating to credited service in the teachers' retirement system for part-time employment.
HB 255 : An Act relating to cities incorporated under state law that are home rule communities.
HB 269 : An Act related to the videotaping of interviews with children who are alleged to have been abused or neglected.
HB 270 : Passed! Chapter 57, SLA 2000 An Act relating to payment for certain examinations in cases of sexual assault.
HB 291 : Passed! Chapter 107, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the giving of certain state agency notices.
HB 298 : Passed! Chapter 23, SLA 2000 An Act requiring that certain health care insurers provide coverage for treatment of diabetes.
HB 311 : An Act eliminating a requirement that a social security number be provided by an applicant for a hunting or sport fishing license or tag; and providing for an effective date.
HB 349 : An Act relating to the Board of Game, means of access for hunting, trapping, and fishing, the definition of 'means' and 'methods,' and hunting safety education and wildlife conservation education programs; and relating to the purposes of game refuges, fish and game critical habitat areas, and public use areas.
HB 363 : Passed! Chapter 62, SLA 2000 An Act relating to salmon product reports and to the sale of fish; and providing for an effective date.
HB 372 : Passed! Chapter 103, SLA 2000 An Act relating to criminal sentencing and restitution.
HB 392 : Passed! Chapter 45, SLA 2000 An Act relating to criminal sentencing and restitution.
HB 409 : An Act prescribing the rights of grandparents related to hearings on petitions to adjudicate a minor as a child in need of aid and to the testimony of grandparents at those hearings; and amending Rules 3, 7, 10, 15, 17(e), and 19, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules.
HJR 8 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 1 Relating to a national ballistic missile defense system.
HJR 9 : Urging the President of the United States and the Congress to act to ensure that federal agencies do not retain records relating to lawful purchase or ownership of firearms gathered through the Brady Handgun Bill instant check system.
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 21 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 4 Relating to new evaluation and selection criteria for military base realignment and closure actions.
HJR 33 : Urging the United States Senate to decline to ratify the treaty from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted in December 1997 at Kyoto, Japan.
HJR 34 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 15 Relating to the federal estate and gift taxes.
HJR 48 : Legislative Resolve 40 Relating to the free flow of people and the fair trade of goods and services across the border between the United States and Canada.
HJR 56 : Legislative Resolve 48 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska prohibiting certain initiatives relating to wildlife.
SB 7 : An Act relating to the University of Alaska and university land and authorizing the University of Alaska to select additional state land.
SB 73 : Passed! Chapter 83, SLA 2000 An Act relating to assisted living homes; and providing for an effective date.
SB 85 : Passed! Chapter 109, SLA 2000 An Act relating to credited service in the public employees' retirement system for temporary employment; and creating a public service benefit in the public employees' retirement system.
SB 102 : Passed! Chapter 24 SLA 99 An Act designating the State Trooper Bruce A. Heck Memorial Corridor.
SB 103 : Passed! Chapter 29, SLA 2000 An Act relating to a curriculum for Native language education; and providing for an effective date.
SB 193 : Passed! Chapter 48, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the payment of wages and claims for the payment of wages.
SB 261 : Passed! Chapter 108, SLA 2000 An Act relating to needle stick and sharps injury protections and the use of safe needles by health care facilities and health care professionals; relating to the vaccination of health care workers against diseases transmitted by bloodborne pathogens; and providing for an effective date.
SCR 2 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 9 Relating to management of Alaska's wildlife and fish resources.
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 18 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 36 Requesting Exxon Mobil Corporation to pay claimants for court-ordered damages resulting from the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
SJR 34 : Legislative Resolve 54 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to public corporations.
SJR 38 : Legislative Resolve 41 Expressing support for a cooperative United States-Canada feasibility study on extending the North American rail system through British Columbia and the Yukon Territory to Alaska.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures Sponsored or Co-Sponsored by Representative James

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District Information

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Rail Link Conference

  • Resolution of Support in Adobe Acrobat ".pdf " file format.
    = 411 K
  • Presentation by Gilbert E. Carmichael, 01-20-00 in Adobe Acrobat ".pdf " file format.
    = 2 Megs
  • Rails to Resources, U. S. Senator Frank Murkowski, 01-20-00 in Adobe Acrobat ".pdf " file format.
    = 45 Megs

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