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Representative Jerry Sanders
District 19 - Republican


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Portrait of Representative Jerry Sanders Session:
State Capitol, Room 414
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4945
Fax: (907) 465-3476
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Interim:
716 W 4th Avenue, Suite 610
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 269-0199
Fax: (907) 269-0197

Elected to the House 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998

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Eddie Burke 465-4945 or Send E-Mail
Tricia Everson 465-4945 or Send E-Mail
Kristie Keele 269-0199 or Send E-Mail

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: 5/28/41; Carmi, 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 Side High School, St. Louis, IL
Military Service: U.S. Navy, 4 years service.
Political and Government Positions: State Representative, 1993-present;
Former: 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.
Current: Co-Chair, Resources Committee, Member, Labor & Commerce, Transportation Committees
Business and Professional Positions: President, The Print Shop, Inc.; Longshoreman (22 years); Teamster (25 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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Press Releases

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Legislation

Prime Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 48 : An Act providing for an advisory vote on the issue of capital punishment.
HB 157 : An Act relating to absences from the state while serving on oceangoing vessels of the United States merchant marine for purposes of eligibility for permanent fund dividends; and providing for an effective date.
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HB 174 : An Act relating to personal services contracts for certain employees of electric cooperatives.
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HJR 38 : Relating to voluntary school prayer.

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Co-Sponsor of the Following Legislation

HB 18 : An Act making a special appropriation from the earnings reserve account to the principal of the permanent fund; and providing for an effective date.
HB 109 : An Act relating to management of fish and game in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and navigable waters.
HB 179 : An Act eliminating the Alaska Public Offices Commission and all campaign contribution and expenditure limits; repealing lobbying and conflict of interest statutes administered by the Alaska Public Offices Commission; relating to the definition of 'lobby,' 'lobbying,' and 'lobbyist'; repealing the required annual financial disclosures program administered by the Alaska Public Offices Commission; repealing the conflict of interest statutes administered by the Alaska Public Offices Commission; relating to reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures; amending the definition of 'contribution,' 'group,' and 'political party'; changing the residency requirements for candidates for public offices; and providing for criminal penalties for violation of these provisions.
HJR 8 : Relating to a national ballistic missile defense system.
HJR 40 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to terms of legislators, to meetings of legislative committees, and to the length of regular sessions of the legislature.

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Archive of Past Legislation

Measures sponsored or co-sponsored by Representative Beverly Masek

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