HOUSE
MAX GRUENBERG
14th-29th Legislature (1985 -2016)

Representative Max Gruenberg

District: 20
Party: Democrat

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Date and Place of Birth:
September 25, 1943
Died:February 14th 2016
San Francisco, California

Occupation:
Family lawyer

Spouse:
Kayla Epstein

Children:
Bruce, daughter-in-law Sionnon, Daniel

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage 1970 to present

Education:
Acalanes High School (Lafayette, California), 1961, Diploma;
Stanford University, 1961-1965, B.A. Political Science (certificate in public administration);
UCLA Law School, 1967-1970, J.D.

Military Service:
U.S. Navy, 2 years, Lt.(j.g.), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Vietnam Service Medal (3 battle stars)

Political and Government Positions:
Secretary, Russian Jack Community Council;
Member, Alaska House of Representative, 1985-1993, 4 terms;
House Majority Leader, 2 terms;
Co-chair, House Judiciary Committee;
Co-chair, House HESS Committee;
President, Alaska Legal Services Corp;
Chair, Governor’s Mental Health Advisory Commission;
Legislative Assistant to Senator Ted Stevens;
Law Clerk Justice Roger Connor, Alaska Supreme Court

Business and Professional Positions:
Partner, Gruenberg, Clover & Holland law firm;
Co-chair, Alaska Bar Association, Family Law Section;
Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Service Organization(s) Membership:
Fairview Lions Club;
Board of Directors, Alaska Common Ground;
Veterans of Foreign Wars;
Eagle Scout

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 6 REMOVING A REGENT REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 41 SLA 12 05/24/2012
HB 14 EXEC ETHICS: LEGAL FEES/FAMILY TRAVEL REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) FIN 03/14/2011
HB 56 INCLUDE ARSON IN CRIMES OF CONSPIRACY REPRESENTATIVES GATTO, GRUENBERG, LYNN
CHAPTER 66 SLA 12 06/18/2012
HB 68 BAN CELL PHONE USE WHEN DRIVING REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) TRA 01/18/2011
HB 71 LEGISLATIVE SESSION LIMIT/PROCEDURES REPRESENTATIVES SEATON, GRUENBERG, EDGMON
(H) FIN 02/16/2011
HB 72 ANTITRUST ACTIONS & PENALTIES REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, PETERSEN
(H) L&C 01/18/2011
HB 73 LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL & LB&A MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) STA 01/18/2011
HB 74 INFO ON MATTERS IN ELECTION PAMPHLET REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) FIN 02/23/2011
HB 77 NONPARTISAN BLANKET PRIMARY ELECTION REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, CISSNA, KAWASAKI
(H) STA 01/20/2012
HB 96 POLITICAL PARTY DEFINITION REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) STA 01/18/2011
HB 129 DECEASED VETERAN DEATH CERTIFICATE REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 69 SLA 12 06/18/2012
HB 255 READING OR TYPING MESSAGE WHILE DRIVING REPRESENTATIVES GARA, THOMAS, GATTO, P.WILSON, GRUENBERG, TUCK
CHAPTER 14 SLA 12 05/10/2012
HB 270 WARNING OF AIRPORT EXAMS/SCANS REPRESENTATIVES CISSNA, GRUENBERG, TUCK
(H) TRA 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 287 ABSENTEE VOTING REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) JUD 02/03/2012
HJR 14 CONST AM: SEC. OF STATE REFERENCES REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) JUD 03/10/2011



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 11 COLONOSCOPY: PUB. EMPLOYEE RETIREES REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) L&C 01/18/2011
HB 15 STUDENT ATHLETE CONCUSSIONS REPRESENTATIVE DOOGAN
CHAPTER 12 SLA 11 05/27/2011
HB 16 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS/INCOME ALLOWANCES REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 6 SLA 11 05/02/2011
HB 18 ALASKA PUBLIC GARDENS DAY REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
CHAPTER 16 SLA 11 05/27/2011
HB 22 NO CELL PHONE USE WHEN DRIVING REPRESENTATIVES MUNOZ, HERRON
(H) JUD 03/09/2011
HB 23 COMPUTER PRIVACY REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, HOLMES
(H) FIN 03/28/2011
HB 29 PUBLIC RETIREE MEDICAL BENEFITS COVERAGE REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) L&C 01/18/2011
HB 49 EARLY CHILDHOOD ED: PARENTS AS TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, KAWASAKI, GARA, PETERSEN
(H) FIN 03/16/2011
HB 57 BICYCLE PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
(H) FIN 03/30/2011
HB 60 GEODUCK AQUATIC FARMING/SEED TRANSFER REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 56 SLA 12 06/06/2012
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 87 ANTITRUST VIOLATION PENALTIES REPRESENTATIVES OLSON, HOLMES
CHAPTER 27 SLA 11 07/22/2011
HB 92 LAO VETERANS LICENSE PLATES REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) FIN 03/09/2011
HB 97 EXTEND INVASIVE PLANTS LAW REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
CHAPTER 3 SLA 11 04/22/2011
HB 115 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL EXPRESSWAY REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(S) RLS 04/13/2012
HB 128 BAN CELL PHONE USE BY MINORS WHEN DRIVING REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) RLS 03/15/2012
HB 131 COMMUNITY & PUB.TRANSPORTATION ADV. BOARD REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
CHAPTER 36 SLA 12 05/24/2012
HB 144 REPORT ON FISHING STREAM ACCESS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 9 SLA 12 04/24/2012
HB 157 USE OF HEADLIGHTS REQUIRED REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) TRA 02/16/2011
HB 166 STATE AGENCY PERFORMANCE AUDITS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) FIN 03/25/2011
HB 180 VETERAN DESIGNATION ON DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
(S) FIN 04/06/2012
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 250 RENEWABLE ENERGY GRANT FUND REPRESENTATIVES THOMAS, P.WILSON, MILLETT
CHAPTER 12 SLA 12 05/02/2012
HB 267 REAL ESTATE SALES LICENSEES/COM'N REPRESENTATIVES MUNOZ, OLSON
CHAPTER 37 SLA 12 05/24/2012
HB 271 COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS REPRESENTATIVES KELLER, PRUITT
(S) RLS 04/11/2012
HB 281 WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
(S) RLS 04/12/2012
HB 292 PRINCIP.& INC/PROBATE/UTMA/RETIREMT/ETC. REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(H) RLS 04/03/2012
HB 293 RIGHTS OF CRIME VICTIMS/CONTINUANCES REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(H) FIN 02/24/2012
HB 299 CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES FUND REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(H) FIN 02/13/2012
HB 310 STATE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
CHAPTER 24 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 333 CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS/POET ACCTS REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 44 SLA 12 05/24/2012
HB 336 ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM & VOUCHERS REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(H) L&C 04/09/2012
HCR 5 VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 07/19/2011
HCR 8 TSA SCREENING PROCEDURES REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 07/19/2011
HCR 24 STATE FOOD RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT GROUP REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HCR 27 DESIGNATE MULDOON PARK IN ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) CRA 02/22/2012
HJR 1 CONST AM: GENDER-NEUTRAL REFERENCES REPRESENTATIVE GATTO
(H) STA 01/18/2011
HJR 29 BLM LEGACY OIL WELL CLEAN UP/AWARENESS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 09/12/2012
HJR 34 COAST GUARD ICEBREAKERS & ARCTIC BASE REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 08/08/2012
HJR 36 PROTECT ELMENDORF-FT. RICH. & OTHER BASES REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) MLV 02/13/2012
HR 5 URGING FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE P.WILSON
HOUSE RESOLVE 5 02/23/2011
SB 53 COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN SENATOR DAVIS
(H) RLS 04/15/2012
SB 74 AUTISM: INS. COVERAGE, TASK FORCE SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 63 SLA 12 06/27/2012
SB 94 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG SENATOR DAVIS
(H) JUD 04/15/2011
SB 104 MANUFACT'D HOMES AS REAL PROP.;MUNI TAXES SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 64 SLA 12 06/12/2012
SB 127 FETAL ALCOHOL DISORDERS AWARENESS DAY SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 7 SLA 12 04/24/2012
SB 179 MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT RESPONSE PLAN SENATOR DAVIS
(H) RLS 04/14/2012
SCR 18 RAOUL WALLENBERG REMEMBRANCE DAY SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 33 08/08/2012
SCR 19 PROCLAIMING UNITED STATES MARSHALS DAY SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 43 08/08/2012
SJR 11 NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM SENATOR DAVIS
(H) RLS 04/12/2012