HOUSE
BERTA GARDNER
24th-30th Legislature (2005 -2018)

Representative Berta Gardner
House Minority Whip

District: 24
Party: Democrat

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Date and Place of Birth:
April 12, 1954
Utah

Name of Spouse:
Michael Gardner

Children:
Cassandra, Jared, Dillon

Occupation:
Manager, Brown Bear Software

Residency in Alaska:
1992- present Midtown Anchorage

Education:
1977 BA Psychology, University of California, Riverside

Political and Government Positions:
26th Legislature
Boards and Commissions
Commission on Postsecondary Ed. (Alternate)
Suicide Prevention Council

NCSL
Education Committee
Labor and Economic Development Committee
Legislative Effectiveness Committee

CSG-West
Education Committee

Energy Council
Energy Committee Member

25th Legislature
House Boards and Commissions
Commission of Postsecondary Ed. - Alternate

NCSL
Committee on Labor and economic Development
Legislative Effectiveness

CSG West
Education Committee

Energy Council
Energy Committee Member

President, Rogers Park Community Council; Vice- President, Tudor Area Community Council.

Business and Professional Positions:
Office Manager/Bookkeeper; Child Advocate.

Service Organization(s) Membership:
PTAs; Parent Advisory Councils; CASAs for Children; Bridge Builders; UU Community Services.

Special Interests:
Singing, travel, fishing, reading.

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 21 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL MEMBERS REPRESENTATIVES FAIRCLOUGH, GARDNER, HERRON
CHAPTER 33 SLA 12 05/23/2012
HB 33 FOSTER CARE LICENSING/STATE CUSTODY REPRESENTATIVES GARA, THOMAS, HERRON, GARDNER
(H) HSS 02/25/2011
HB 53 GRANTS TO CHILDREN OF INMATES REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, GARA
(H) FIN 01/18/2011
HB 54 APPROP: GRANTS TO CHILDREN OF INMATES REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, GARA
(H) FIN 01/18/2011
HB 61 ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES REGISTRY REPRESENTATIVES HOLMES, KAWASAKI, OLSON, GARDNER
(H) HSS 01/18/2011
HB 82 OIL & GAS TAX REBATE FOR RES WORKERS REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, KAWASAKI, GARDNER
(H) RES 01/18/2011
HB 95 SEAT BELT VIOLATION SECONDARY OFFENSE REPRESENTATIVES T.WILSON, GARDNER
(H) TRA 01/18/2011
HB 128 BAN CELL PHONE USE BY MINORS WHEN DRIVING REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) RLS 03/15/2012
HB 220 SHARED USE OF OIL & GAS FACILITIES REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) RES 03/31/2011
HB 233 BIOMETRIC INFORMATION FOR ID REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) HSS 04/08/2011
HB 244 CORPORATIONS NOT "PERSONS" IN ELECTIONS REPRESENTATIVES KAWASAKI, TUCK, GARDNER, GARA
(H) STA 01/17/2012
HB 263 PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT; DISCLOSURES REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, GARA, TUCK, KAWASAKI
(H) RES 01/17/2012
HB 268 O&G PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT; REPORTING REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, TUCK, KAWASAKI
(H) L&C 01/17/2012
HB 272 STUDENT LOAN INTEREST REDUCTIONS REPRESENTATIVES GARA, GUTTENBERG, GARDNER, KERTTULA, HOLMES, TUCK, KAWASAKI, PETERSEN, GRUENBERG, CISSNA
(H) EDC 02/22/2012
HB 273 THIRD-PARTY CHARGES ON TELEPHONE BILLS REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) L&C 01/17/2012
HB 305 MUNI. PROP.TAX EXEMPTION: RELIGIOUS ORGS. REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 03/15/2012
HJR 7 CONST AM: BUDGET RES. FUND/OIL & GAS TAX REPRESENTATIVES GARDNER, DOOGAN
(H) JUD 01/18/2011



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 6 REMOVING A REGENT REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 41 SLA 12 05/24/2012
HB 16 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS/INCOME ALLOWANCES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 6 SLA 11 05/02/2011
HB 49 EARLY CHILDHOOD ED: PARENTS AS TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, KAWASAKI, GARA, PETERSEN
(H) FIN 03/16/2011
HB 65 SENIOR CITIZEN HOUSING DEV. FUND GRANTS REPRESENTATIVES EDGMON, HERRON, FOSTER, JOULE
CHAPTER 8 SLA 12 04/24/2012
HB 67 FILM PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, HERRON
(H) L&C 02/18/2011
HB 79 INS. COVERAGE: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, KAWASAKI
(H) HSS 01/18/2011
HB 81 MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) L&C 02/04/2011
HB 85 MIXING ZONES/SEWAGE SYSTEMS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(H) FSH 01/18/2011
HB 115 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL EXPRESSWAY REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(S) RLS 04/13/2012
HB 138 RCA REGULATION OF CERTAIN O&G FACILITIES REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(H) L&C 02/02/2011
HB 143 ADJUST BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION: INFLATION REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) EDC 01/27/2012
HB 144 REPORT ON FISHING STREAM ACCESS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 9 SLA 12 04/24/2012
HB 166 STATE AGENCY PERFORMANCE AUDITS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) FIN 03/25/2011
HB 179 ANIMAL CRUELTY REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(H) FIN 04/04/2011
HB 180 VETERAN DESIGNATION ON DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
(S) FIN 04/06/2012
HB 182 ELECTRONIC DISTRIB. OF REPORTS/NOTICES REPRESENTATIVE JOHANSEN
(S) STA 04/04/2012
HB 194 APPROP: CONST. CBR TO PERMANENT FUND REPRESENTATIVE DOOGAN
(H) FIN 03/16/2011
HB 236 TEACHERS & PUB EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(H) L&C 02/20/2012
HB 247 ALASKA NATIONAL GUARD DAY REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, THOMPSON, SADDLER
CHAPTER 10 SLA 12 04/30/2012
HB 252 TAXES: FILM; SMALL CORP; OIL & GAS REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/15/2012
HB 255 READING OR TYPING MESSAGE WHILE DRIVING REPRESENTATIVES GARA, THOMAS, GATTO, P.WILSON, GRUENBERG, TUCK
CHAPTER 14 SLA 12 05/10/2012
HB 264 MUNI PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL: SUBDIVISIONS REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/15/2012
HB 282 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT/TEMP. LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HB 293 RIGHTS OF CRIME VICTIMS/CONTINUANCES REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(H) FIN 02/24/2012
HB 298 EXEMPTIONS FROM MINING TAX REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 28 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 301 BOATING REGULATION: SUNSET/ENFORCEMENT REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
CHAPTER 31 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 310 STATE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
CHAPTER 24 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 312 HOMEOWNERS ENERGY CONVERSION LOAN FUND REPRESENTATIVE T.WILSON
(S) FIN 04/10/2012
HB 328 OIL AND GAS CORPORATE TAXES REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(H) RES 02/17/2012
HCR 3 SENIOR CITIZEN PROTECTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 07/19/2011
HCR 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 07/19/2011
HCR 8 TSA SCREENING PROCEDURES REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 07/19/2011
HCR 19 OIL & GAS POLICY/NORWAY TOUR REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
RETURNED TO (H) RLS 02/15/2012
HJR 9 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 07/19/2011
HJR 11 OPPOSING ANWR WILDERNESS DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 07/19/2011
HJR 15 SUPPORT ARCTIC CAUCUS REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 07/19/2011
HJR 21 OPPOSING FEDERAL WILD LAND DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE FEIGE
(S) RES 04/04/2011
HJR 27 RELOCATE COASTAL VILLAGES REGION FUND REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 07/19/2011
HJR 29 BLM LEGACY OIL WELL CLEAN UP/AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 09/12/2012
HJR 33 AMEND U.S. CONST RE CAMPAIGN MONEY REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) JUD 02/24/2012
HJR 34 COAST GUARD ICEBREAKERS & ARCTIC BASE REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 08/08/2012
HJR 39 URGING THE STATE TO OPT OUT OF NCLB REPRESENTATIVE MILLER
(H) EDC 02/22/2012
HR 5 URGING FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE P.WILSON
HOUSE RESOLVE 5 02/23/2011
HR 6 BYCATCH LIMITS IN NPFMC GROUNDFISH PLAN REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
HOUSE RESOLVE 6 07/19/2011
SB 25 AIDEA: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY/ INTEREST RATE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 60 SLA 12 06/12/2012
SB 30 RETURN OF SEIZED PROPERTY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 3 SLA 12 03/21/2012
SB 33 DISPOSITION OF SERVICE MEMBERS' REMAINS SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, PASKVAN, COGHILL
CHAPTER 1 SLA 11 03/11/2011
SB 74 AUTISM: INS. COVERAGE, TASK FORCE SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 63 SLA 12 06/27/2012
SB 82 FOSTER CARE LICENSING/STATE CUSTODY SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 59 SLA 12 06/11/2012
SB 94 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG SENATOR DAVIS
(H) JUD 04/15/2011
SB 98 BIOMETRIC INFORMATION FOR ID SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) JUD 04/12/2012
SB 135 CRIME VICTIMS/ADVOCATE/DA/PD/CONTINUANCES SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 72 SLA 12 06/19/2012
SB 137 SUICIDE AWARENESS & PREVENTION TRAINING SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 34 SLA 12 05/23/2012
SB 210 CRIMES/SENTENCING/PAROLE/VICTIMS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 70 SLA 12 06/19/2012
SCR 20 DECORATION OF HONOR SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 08/08/2012
SJR 13 AMEND U.S. CONST RE CAMPAIGN MONEY SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) JUD 03/23/2012