SENATE
LESIL MCGUIRE
22nd-29th Legislature (2001 -2016)

Senator Lesil McGuire

District: N
Party: Republican

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Date/Place of Birth:
January 22, 1971
Portland,Oregon

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1973 - present

Children:
Grayson

Education:
Willamette University, Oregon:
- Bachelors of Arts: 1989 - 1993
- Juris Doctorate: 1995 - 1998

Alaska State House of Representatives:
2001 - 2006
Member, House Leadership
Chair, Judiciary Committee: 2003 - 2006
Chair, Administration Regulation Review Joint
Committee: 2001 - 2002
Chair, Special Committee on Economic
Development, Trade, & Tourism: 2001 - 2002
Vice-Chair, Special Committee on Economic
Development, International Trade, & Tourism:
2003 - 2004
Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 2003 - 2006
State/Federal Research & Development Joint
Committee: 2001 - 2006
Ombudsman Selection Committee: 2001 - 2002
Resources Committee: 2001 - 2002
Rules Committee: 2001 - 2002
Finance Subcommittees:
- Court System: 2003 - 2006
- Community & Economic Development:
2001 - 2006
- Law: 2003 - 2006
- Environmental Conservation: 2001 - 2002
- Revenue: 2001 - 2006
- Corrections: 2005 - 2006

Other Political and Government Positions:
Committee Aide, Alaska Legislature, Judiciary Committee: 2000
Law Clerk, Oregon Department of Justice:
1996 - 1998
Legal Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office: 1996
Legislative and Press Aide: 1993 - 1995
- U.S. Senator Ted Stevens

Business and Professional Positions:
Self Employed - Research and Writing

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
American Diabetes Association
Alaska Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Board
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
Habitat for Humanity
Salem’s Women’s Crisis Center
Commonwealth North
Covenant House
Anchorage Republican Women’s Club
Young Republicans
Civil Air Patrol

Special Interests:
Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, Flying, Scuba Diving, Reading

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 3 FUNDING FOR SCHOOL MEALS SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, ELLIS, DAVIS, EGAN, FRENCH, KOOKESH, MCGUIRE, MENARD, PASKVAN, THOMAS
(H) FIN 03/07/2011
SB 21 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS PAYMENT PROGRAM SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, KOOKESH, MEYER, PASKVAN, MCGUIRE
(S) HSS 01/19/2011
SB 22 STUDENT ATHLETE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 04/01/2011
SB 24 SPORT FISHING GUIDING SERVICES SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 01/19/2011
SB 25 AIDEA: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY/ INTEREST RATE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 60 SLA 12 06/12/2012
SB 26 FEE/TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 02/21/2011
SB 32 APPROP: ALTERNATIVE ENERGY REV. LOAN FUND SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 04/01/2011
SB 34 SMALL BUSINESS REVOLVING FUND SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, ELLIS, PASKVAN, MCGUIRE, MENARD, THOMAS
(S) FIN 02/09/2011
SB 62 CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES FUND SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 02/11/2011
SB 63 RENEWABLE ENERGY REFUNDABLE TAX CREDIT SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 01/24/2011
SB 71 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 01/26/2011
SB 78 LIABILITY RELATED TO ALCOHOL SENATOR MCGUIRE BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 15 SLA 11 05/27/2011
SB 88 HANDLING OF STATE FLAG SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) STA 02/11/2011
SB 91 SPORT FISHING GUIDING SERVICES SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 30 SLA 12 05/22/2012
SB 108 SPC. STEPHEN "MAX" CAVANAUGH OVERPASS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 19 SLA 11 06/08/2011
SB 109 TAX INCENTIVES FOR PRODUCTION OF LIQUIDS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 03/21/2011
SB 113 ADVISORY VOTE ON GAS PIPELINE BONDS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 03/23/2011
SB 126 PRODUCER STATE ENERGY SYMPOSIUM SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 04/12/2011
SB 128 BREWERY LICENSES/PERMITS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) JUD 04/11/2012
SB 129 CHILD CARE CTRS: STATE EMPLOYEES & OTHERS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) STA 04/15/2011
SB 175 PRACTICE OF NATUROPATHY SENATOR MCGUIRE
(H) L&C 04/13/2012
SB 195 PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICERS' CASELOADS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) JUD 02/08/2012
SB 210 CRIMES/SENTENCING/PAROLE/VICTIMS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 70 SLA 12 06/19/2012
SB 211 PERS CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 03/30/2012
SB 212 HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 03/26/2012
SCR 4 OIL/GAS COMPETITIVENESS REVIEW TASK FORCE SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 01/26/2011
SCR 23 CONGENITAL CYTOMEGALOVIRUS MONTH SENATOR MCGUIRE
(H) HSS 04/09/2012
SJR 5 SUPPORT ARCTIC CAUCUS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) STA 02/02/2011
SJR 8 CONST. AM: GAS REVENUE ENDOWMENT FUND SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) RES 03/23/2011
SJR 17 ARCTIC COUNCIL TASK FORCE SENATOR MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 03/19/2012
SJR 18 CHINESE REPRESSION OF TIBET SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) STA 02/21/2012



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 9 IN-STATE GASLINE DEVELOPMENT CORP REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) CRA 03/28/2012
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 21 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL MEMBERS REPRESENTATIVES FAIRCLOUGH, GARDNER, HERRON
CHAPTER 33 SLA 12 05/23/2012
HB 28 OCC. LICENSES: TEMPORARY/FEES/PAWNBROKERS REPRESENTATIVES THOMAS, HERRON, FEIGE
CHAPTER 25 SLA 11 06/27/2011
HB 60 GEODUCK AQUATIC FARMING/SEED TRANSFER REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 56 SLA 12 06/06/2012
HB 78 MEDICAL PROVIDER INCENTIVES/LOAN REPAYM'T REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
CHAPTER 25 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 80 SELF DEFENSE REPRESENTATIVES NEUMAN, FEIGE, LYNN, COSTELLO
(S) FIN 03/23/2012
HB 98 HANDLING OF STATE FLAG REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
CHAPTER 5 SLA 11 04/28/2011
HB 115 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL EXPRESSWAY REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(S) RLS 04/13/2012
HB 129 DECEASED VETERAN DEATH CERTIFICATE REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 69 SLA 12 06/18/2012
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 180 VETERAN DESIGNATION ON DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
(S) FIN 04/06/2012
HB 196 BULK FUEL LOANS/POWER PROJECT FUND REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 46 SLA 12 05/28/2012
HB 213 NAMING MARK HUFFORD TRAIL REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 30 SLA 11 07/25/2011
HB 214 WALTER L. KUBLEY KETCHIKAN FERRY TERMINAL REPRESENTATIVE JOHANSEN
CHAPTER 17 SLA 11 06/08/2011
HB 224 SALES OF NICOTINE PRODUCTS TO MINOR REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 43 SLA 12 05/24/2012
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 252 TAXES: FILM; SMALL CORP; OIL & GAS REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/15/2012
HB 276 OIL/GAS PROD. TAX CREDITS/RATES/VALUE REPRESENTATIVES THOMPSON, DICK, MILLETT, TUCK, MILLER
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSR 04/15/2012
HB 282 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT/TEMP. LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HB 289 LIQ. NAT. GAS STORAGE: TAX CREDIT/LEASE REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(S) FIN 04/04/2012
HB 295 CLOSING CERTAIN LAND TO MINERAL ENTRY REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 26 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 298 EXEMPTIONS FROM MINING TAX REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 28 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HB 310 STATE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
CHAPTER 24 SLA 12 05/22/2012
HCR 3 SENIOR CITIZEN PROTECTIONS REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
LEGIS RESOLVE 14 07/19/2011
HCR 5 VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 07/19/2011
HCR 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE COSTELLO
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 07/19/2011
HCR 7 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 07/19/2011
HCR 8 TSA SCREENING PROCEDURES REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 07/19/2011
HCR 20 AMERICAN HEART MONTH REPRESENTATIVE P.WILSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 39 08/08/2012
HCR 25 WILDLIFE & SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
(S) RLS 04/06/2012
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 13 HONORING RONALD REAGAN REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 07/19/2011
HJR 15 SUPPORT ARCTIC CAUCUS REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 07/19/2011
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 34 COAST GUARD ICEBREAKERS & ARCTIC BASE REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 32 08/08/2012
HJR 40 RS 2477 RIGHTS-OF-WAY REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
(S) RES 04/12/2012
SB 23 TAX/CREDIT:FILM/OIL & GAS/GAS STOR./CORP. SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 51 SLA 12 05/30/2012
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 38 POLICE & FIREFIGHTER DEATH BENEFITS SENATOR MEYER
(S) FIN 02/16/2011
SB 51 STATE VENDING LICENSES SENATOR DAVIS
(H) L&C 02/10/2012
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 79 APPROP.: KNIK ARM CROSSING FUND SENATOR MENARD
(S) FIN 02/16/2011
SB 80 KNIK ARM BRIDGE AND TOLL AUTHORITY SENATOR MENARD
(S) FIN 02/16/2011
SB 85 TAX CREDIT FOR NEW OIL & GAS DEVELOPMENT SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 02/07/2011
SB 87 GRANTS FOR SENIORS' MEDICAL CARE SENATOR FRENCH
(H) L&C 04/08/2011
SB 95 FRANK PALMER AUKE BAY FERRY TERMINAL SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 18 SLA 11 06/08/2011
SB 98 BIOMETRIC INFORMATION FOR ID SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) JUD 04/12/2012
SB 101 ENTITY TRANSACTIONS ACT SENATOR PASKVAN
(H) L&C 04/11/2011
SB 110 HUMAN TRAFFICKING/SEX OFFENSES SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(S) FIN 03/23/2012
SB 119 SCHOOL SPORTS/ INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 49 SLA 12 05/29/2012
SB 121 TEACHERS & PUB EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS SENATOR EGAN
(H) L&C 04/15/2012
SB 124 O & G PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT FOR ROADS SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 04/11/2011
SB 125 MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSACTIONS SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 50 SLA 12 05/29/2012
SB 127 FETAL ALCOHOL DISORDERS AWARENESS DAY SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 7 SLA 12 04/24/2012
SB 130 ALASKA NATIVE LANGUAGE COUNCIL SENATOR OLSON
CHAPTER 48 SLA 12 05/28/2012
SB 135 CRIME VICTIMS/ADVOCATE/DA/PD/CONTINUANCES SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 72 SLA 12 06/19/2012
SB 136 VETERANS DRIVERS LICENSE, TAX CREDIT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
CHAPTER 68 SLA 12 06/18/2012
SB 137 SUICIDE AWARENESS & PREVENTION TRAINING SENATOR DAVIS
CHAPTER 34 SLA 12 05/23/2012
SB 140 CATHINONE BATH SALTS SENATORS MEYER, GIESSEL, OLSON
CHAPTER 57 SLA 12 06/06/2012
SB 145 OIL/GAS PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS: NENANA SENATORS WAGONER, COGHILL
(S) FIN 04/04/2012
SB 150 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) MLV 02/06/2012
SB 151 FETAL ALCOHOL SPEC. DISORDER AS MITIGATOR SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 54 SLA 12 06/21/2012
SB 153 NATURAL GAS STORAGE TAX CREDIT/REGULATION SENATOR THOMAS
(S) FIN 03/14/2012
SB 159 SUSITNA STATE FOREST/TONGASS FOREST SENATOR MENARD
(H) RES 04/12/2012
SB 172 CARE DIRECTIVES/DO NOT RESUSCITATE ORDERS SENATOR DYSON
(S) JUD 02/01/2012
SB 179 MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT RESPONSE PLAN SENATOR DAVIS
(H) RLS 04/14/2012
SB 183 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION/MILITARY WIDOW(ER) SENATOR DAVIS
(S) CRA 01/30/2012
SB 199 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FUNDING FACTOR SENATOR MEYER
(H) FIN 03/26/2012
SB 206 INTERSTATE MINING COMPACT & COMMISSION SENATOR GIESSEL
(S) FIN 04/10/2012
SCR 7 FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS DAY SENATOR MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 07/19/2011
SCR 11 WALTER HICKEL DAY OF THE ARCTIC SENATOR FRENCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 08/08/2012
SCR 18 RAOUL WALLENBERG REMEMBRANCE DAY SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 33 08/08/2012
SCR 20 DECORATION OF HONOR SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 08/08/2012
SJR 2 LIMIT FEDERAL INTERVENTION IN STATE SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 07/19/2011
SJR 7 URGING US TO RATIFY LAW OF THE SEA TREATY SENATOR WAGONER
(S) RES 03/01/2011
SJR 14 MILITARY PERSONNEL CUTS & BASE CLOSURES SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) RLS 03/28/2012
SJR 15 COAST GUARD ICEBREAKERS & ARCTIC BASE SENATOR OLSON
(S) RLS 02/29/2012