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Senator Jerry Mackie
District C - Republican


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State Capitol, Room 427
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4925
Fax: (907) 465-3517
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112 Mill Bay Road
Kodiak, AK 99615
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Elected to the House 1990, 1992, 1994,
Elected to Senate 1996

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Biography

Jerry Mackie grew 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 currently operates 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 Majority Leader of the Senate. He is also a member of the Senate Community and Regional Affairs Committee and a member of the Senate Resources Committee

Date/Place of Birth: 1/10/62; Ketchikan, AK
Occupation: Lodge Operator and 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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Press Releases

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

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.
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SB 48 : Passed! Chapter 31, SLA 1999 An Act relating to health insurance provided by and provisions relating to the Comprehensive Health Insurance Association.
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SB 85 : Passed! Chapter 109, SLA 2000 An Act relating to credited service in the public employees' retirement system for temporary employment.
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SB 194 : Passed! Chapter 14, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.
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SJR 33 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the permanent fund and to payments to certain state residents from the permanent fund.
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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 3 : Passed! Chapter 73, SLA 2000 An Act relating to controlled substances and to the possession of certain chemicals; and providing for an effective date.
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 25 : Passed! Chapter 32, SLA 2000 An Act relating to a municipal river habitat protection tax credit.
HB 34 : Passed! Chapter 62, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the crime of failure to report the commission or attempted commission of certain crimes against children.
HB 61 : Passed! Chapter 39, SLA 1999 An Act relating to an exemption from the requirement for payment for overtime under a voluntary written agreement for certain employees in the airline industry; and providing for an effective date.
HB 77 : Passed! Chapter 6, SLA 1999 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 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 238 : Passed! Chapter 127, SLA 2000 An Act establishing a federal tax obligation loan program under the commercial fishing loan program; and providing for an effective date.
HB 288 : Passed! Chapter 67, SLA 2000 An Act relating to the creation of an aggravating factor for the commission of domestic violence in the physical presence or hearing of a child.
HB 298 : Passed! Chapter 23, SLA 2000 An Act requiring that certain health care insurers provide coverage for treatment of diabetes.
HJR 8 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 1 Relating to a national ballistic missile defense 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 54 : Passed! 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 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 victims' rights; 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; relating to notice of appropriations concerning victims' rights; and amending Rule 16, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 9, Alaska Delinquency Rules, and Rule 501, Alaska Rules of Evidence; and providing for an effective date.
SB 7 : Awaiting Chapter An Act relating to the University of Alaska and university land, and authorizing the University of Alaska to select additional state land.
SB 9 : Passed! Chapter 22, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the calculation of employee contributions and credited service in the public employees' retirement system for noncertificated employees of school districts, regional educational attendance areas, the special education service agency, the Alaska Vocational Technical Center, and the state boarding schools; and providing for an effective date.
SB 46 : Passed! Chapter 16, SLA 1999 An Act naming the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building.
SB 53 : An Act relating to a state employment preference for certain members of the Alaska National Guard.
SB 73 : Passed! Chapter 83, SLA 2000 An Act relating to assisted living homes; and providing for an effective date.
SB 75 : An Act making special appropriations for education from the earnings reserve account.
SB 76 : An Act authorizing an advisory vote on whether appropriations of income from the permanent fund should be restricted; and providing for an effective date.
SB 102 : Passed! Chapter 24, SLA 1999 An Act designating the State Trooper Bruce A. Heck Memorial Corridor.
SB 125 : Passed! Chapter 78, SLA 1999 An Act relating to school crisis response planning.
SB 167 : Passed! Chapter 90, SLA 1999 An Act relating to scholarships to attend the University of Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
SB 186 : Passed! Chapter 3, SLA 2000 An Act relating to a University of Alaska postsecondary education savings program, to the Alaska Higher Education Savings Trust, and to the Alaska advance college tuition savings fund; and providing for an effective date.
SB 231 : Passed! Chapter 22, SLA 2000 An Act naming the Alaska Native Veterans' Honor Bridge.
SB 247 : Passed! Chapter 55, SLA 2000 An Act relating to eligibility of certain persons who receive veterans' benefits for longevity bonus payments; and providing for an effective date.
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 15 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 39 Relating to Alcohol-Related Birth Defects Awareness Weeks.
SJR 4 : Relating to a national ballistic missile defense system.
SJR 25 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 27 Relating to voluntary school prayer.
SJR 38 : Passed! 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.
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 Mackie

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Senate Labor & Commerce Committee Legislation

SB 47 : An Act relating to the Alaska Public Utilities Commission; and providing for an effective date.
SB 50 : Passed! Chapter 82, SLA 1999 An Act relating to certain boiler and pressure vessel inspections and inspectors; and providing for an effective date.
SB 78 : Vetoed by Governor An Act relating to the use and prescription of pharmaceutical agents in the practice of optometry.
SB 87 : Passed! Chapter 15, SLA 1999 An Act requiring a license to sell rental car insurance.
SB 92 : An Act exempting individuals who provide ski patrol services on a voluntary basis from the requirement for payment of minimum wage and overtime compensation; and providing for an effective date.
SB 93 : Passed! Chapter 50, SLA 1999 An Act relating to the names of businesses and organizations; and providing for an effective date.
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SB 107 : Passed! Chapter 29, SLA 1999 An Act relating to tourism and tourism marketing; eliminating the Alaska Tourism Marketing Council; and providing for an effective date.
SB 279 : An Act relating to the redemption of shares of certain Alaska corporations.
SB 280 : An Act relating to licensing common carriers to dispense alcoholic beverages; and providing for an effective date.
SB 288 : Passed! Chapter 88, SLA 2000 An Act authorizing the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to enter into an agreement with the Inter-Island Ferry Authority regarding the operation of the Clarke Bay Terminal, Prince of Wales Island.
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SB 295 : An Act permitting certain emergency medical personnel in police or fire departments or employed by the state troopers to convert their credited service under the public employees' retirement system to credited service as peace officers; and providing for an effective date.
SB 303 : An Act relating to consumer choice for electric energy in Alaska; and providing for an effective date.
SCR 17 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 44 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 130, relating to the practice of architecture, engineering, land surveying, and landscape architecture.
SJR 21 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 19 Relating to workers and family members of workers exposed to radiation during the Amchitka nuclear tests.

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District Information

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