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Senator Sean Parnell Session:
State Capitol, Room 518
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2995
Fax: (907) 465-6592
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716 W 4th Avenue, Suite 530
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 269-0250
Fax: (907) 269-0249

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


Dave Blaisdell 465-2995 (Jan-Dec)
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Deb Grundmann 465-2995 (Jan-Dec)
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Renee Howell 465-2995 (Jan-May)
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Michael Morter 465-2995 (Jan-May)
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Dan Saddler 465-2995 (Jan-May)
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Date/Place of Birth: 11/19/62; Hanford, CA
Occupation: Attorney
Spouse: Sandy
Children: Grace, Rachel
Residency in Alaska: Anchorage, 1973-present
Education: High School - East Anchorage High School; College - Pacific Lutheran University, 1980-84, B.B.A.; Post Graduate - University of Puget Sound School of Law, 1984-87, J.D.
Political and Government Positions: State Representative: 1993-1996; Member, House Finance Committee, 1993-96; Chair, Dept. of Public Safety Budget, Dept. of Law Budget, and Court System Budget Subcommittees, 1993-96; Member, Uniform Code Revision Commission, 1993-94. State Senator: 1997-present; Member, Senate Finance Committee, 1997-1998; Co-Chair Senate Finance Committee, 1999-present; Chairman, Department of Natural Resources Budget, Information Technology Budget, Health and Social Services Budget, Telecommunications Budget, and Alaska Court System Budget Subcommittees 1997-1998; Member, Senate Judiciary Committee 1997-1998; Member, Telecommunications Information Council; Member, Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, 1999-present; Member Resources Committee, 1999-present; Member, Energy Council; Member Western Legislative Timber Task Force; Member, Bayshore/Klatt Community Council
Business and Professional Positions: Owner of a small law practice
Service Organization(s) Membership: Member, National Federation of Independent Business; Rotary; Former Member of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, 1987-91; Volunteer mentor for high school youth groups and organizations.
Special Interests: Family, teaching and coaching high school youth, reading, softball

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Press Releases

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Personal Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

SCR 101 : Withdrawn by Sponsor Relating to a state fiscal plan.
SJR 29 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to terms of legislators and to the time of convening and length of regular sessions of the legislature.
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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 3 : An Act relating to controlled substances and to the possession of certain chemicals; and providing for an effective date.
HB 25 : An Act relating to a municipal river habitat protection tax credit.
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 54 : 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 4 : 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 46 : Passed! Chapter 16, SLA 1999 An Act naming the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building.
SB 102 : Passed! Chapter 24, SLA 1999 An Act designating the State Trooper Bruce A. Heck Memorial Corridor.
SJR 25 : Passed! Legislative Resolve 27 Relating to voluntary school prayer.
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 Parnell

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District Newsletter

  • District I - 1999 Spring Newsletter and Survey.
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