HOUSE
PETE PETERSEN
26th-27th Legislature (2009 -2012)

Representative Pete Petersen

District: 19
Party: Democrat

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PLACE OF BIRTH:
Anamosa, Iowa. Raised on a family farm in eastern Iowa.

OCCUPATION:
Property management/ former restaurant owner

LENGTH OF RESIDENCY IN ALASKA:
23 years

ALASKAN COMMUNITIES LIVED IN:
Anchorage 1981- present

EDUCATION:
Ellsworth College, Iowa Falls, IA: AA, 1971 University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, BA in political science, business administration minor, 1973

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Property owner/ manager 19XX- present Owner/ Operator, Dinner Dispatch 1986-2001

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Northeast Community Council, member 200X-present, board of directors 200X-present Nunaka Valley Little League, coach 2000-present Peace Corps, Dominican Republic, 1973-1974

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Guitar, Travel, Fishing, Hunting, Sports, and Golf

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 23 COMPUTER PRIVACY REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, HOLMES
(H) FIN 03/28/2011
HB 25 PRICE GOUGING INVOLVING ENERGY RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, TUCK, KAWASAKI, GARA
(H) L&C 01/18/2011
HB 39 RCA UTILITY RATES; REFUND PROCEDURES REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) ENE 01/18/2011
HB 40 MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION REPRESENTATIVES KAWASAKI, PETERSEN
(H) CRA 01/18/2011
HB 41 MUNICIPAL RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAXES REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, KAWASAKI
(H) CRA 01/18/2011
HB 48 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS PAYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, PETERSEN
(H) HSS 01/18/2011
HB 49 EARLY CHILDHOOD ED: PARENTS AS TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, KAWASAKI, GARA, PETERSEN
(H) FIN 03/16/2011
HB 72 ANTITRUST ACTIONS & PENALTIES REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, PETERSEN
(H) L&C 01/18/2011
HB 79 INS. COVERAGE: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, KAWASAKI
(H) HSS 01/18/2011
HB 92 LAO VETERANS LICENSE PLATES REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) FIN 03/09/2011
HB 143 ADJUST BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION: INFLATION REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) EDC 01/27/2012
HB 260 PERMANENT ABSENTEE VOTING REPRESENTATIVES PETERSEN, TUCK, KAWASAKI, MILLER, GARA
(H) STA 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 278 SEX OFFENDER PROBATION CONDITIONS REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) JUD 01/17/2012
HB 334 REPAY ENERGY LOANS THROUGH UTILITY BILL REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) ENE 02/20/2012
HCR 1 PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 07/19/2011
HCR 10 ENCOURAGING WASTE-TO-ENERGY TECHNOLOGY REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) RLS 02/22/2012
HCR 27 DESIGNATE MULDOON PARK IN ANCHORAGE REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) CRA 02/22/2012
HJR 36 PROTECT ELMENDORF-FT. RICH. & OTHER BASES REPRESENTATIVE PETERSEN
(H) MLV 02/13/2012



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 2 DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN IRAN REPRESENTATIVES GATTO, LYNN
(H) FIN 02/29/2012
HB 7 SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS REPRESENTATIVES MUNOZ, HERRON, KERTTULA, GATTO, LYNN, PRUITT
CHAPTER 22 SLA 11 06/23/2011
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 21 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL MEMBERS REPRESENTATIVES FAIRCLOUGH, GARDNER, HERRON
CHAPTER 33 SLA 12 05/23/2012
HB 24 EXTEND REGULATORY COMM. OF ALASKA SUNSET REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
CHAPTER 2 FSSLA 11 06/08/2011
HB 28 OCC. LICENSES: TEMPORARY/FEES/PAWNBROKERS REPRESENTATIVES THOMAS, HERRON, FEIGE
CHAPTER 25 SLA 11 06/27/2011
HB 55 KNIVES, GRAVITY KNIFE & SWITCHBLADE REPRESENTATIVES NEUMAN, LYNN
(S) RLS 04/11/2012
HB 67 FILM PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVES TUCK, HERRON
(H) L&C 02/18/2011
HB 77 NONPARTISAN BLANKET PRIMARY ELECTION REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, CISSNA, KAWASAKI
(H) STA 01/20/2012
HB 87 ANTITRUST VIOLATION PENALTIES REPRESENTATIVES OLSON, HOLMES
CHAPTER 27 SLA 11 07/22/2011
HB 115 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL EXPRESSWAY REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(S) RLS 04/13/2012
HB 132 FUNDING FOR SCHOOL MEALS REPRESENTATIVE MUNOZ
(H) FIN 02/16/2011
HB 144 REPORT ON FISHING STREAM ACCESS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 9 SLA 12 04/24/2012
HB 154 PRE-ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PLANS/GUIDELINES REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) FIN 03/16/2011
HB 166 STATE AGENCY PERFORMANCE AUDITS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
(S) FIN 03/25/2011
HB 177 REPORTING OF OIL & GAS PRODUCER PROFITS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) L&C 03/07/2011
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 183 APPLICATION OF VILLAGE SAFE WATER ACT REPRESENTATIVE DICK
CHAPTER 24 SLA 11 06/23/2011
HB 192 MOVE VIOLENT CRIMES COMPENSATION BOARD REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(H) STA 03/16/2011
HB 194 APPROP: CONST. CBR TO PERMANENT FUND REPRESENTATIVE DOOGAN
(H) FIN 03/16/2011
HB 230 PRODUCER STATE ENERGY SYMPOSIUM REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
(H) ENE 04/06/2011
HB 231 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS REPRESENTATIVE GARA
(H) RES 04/07/2011
HB 233 BIOMETRIC INFORMATION FOR ID REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER
(H) HSS 04/08/2011
HB 236 TEACHERS & PUB EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
(H) L&C 02/20/2012
HB 238 CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
(H) L&C 04/14/2011
HB 241 DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN IRAN REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA
(H) STA 04/17/2011
HB 244 CORPORATIONS NOT "PERSONS" IN ELECTIONS REPRESENTATIVES KAWASAKI, TUCK, GARDNER, GARA
(H) STA 01/17/2012
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 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 281 WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
(S) RLS 04/12/2012
HB 282 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT/TEMP. LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HB 287 ABSENTEE VOTING REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
(H) JUD 02/03/2012
HB 290 ESTABLISH ENDOW ALASKA GRANT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
(S) FIN 04/10/2012
HB 293 RIGHTS OF CRIME VICTIMS/CONTINUANCES REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
(H) FIN 02/24/2012
HB 308 STUDY COOK INLET TO FBKS GAS PIPELINE REPRESENTATIVE MILLER
(H) ENE 02/01/2012
HB 312 HOMEOWNERS ENERGY CONVERSION LOAN FUND REPRESENTATIVE T.WILSON
(S) FIN 04/10/2012
HB 336 ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM & VOUCHERS REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
(H) L&C 04/09/2012
HB 345 WAIVE CDL SKILL TEST FOR CERTAIN VETERANS REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
HB 349 FIREARM SERIAL NUMBER CHECKS REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
(H) JUD 02/22/2012
HB 350 PERS CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
(H) L&C 02/22/2012
HB 353 UNIVERSITY/PRIVATE INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
(H) EDC 02/22/2012
HB 356 LAND MANAGEMENT:HUNTING/FISHING/TRAPPING REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
(H) RES 02/22/2012
HB 357 AIDEA SUSTAINABLE ENERGY PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
(H) FIN 04/04/2012
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 24 STATE FOOD RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT GROUP REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
(S) SUP CAL 4/15 04/15/2012
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 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
SB 3 FUNDING FOR SCHOOL MEALS SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, ELLIS, DAVIS, EGAN, FRENCH, KOOKESH, MCGUIRE, MENARD, PASKVAN, THOMAS
(H) FIN 03/07/2011
SB 15 SEX OFFENDER/UNDERAGE ALCOHOL OFFENSE SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 21 SLA 11 06/23/2011
SB 23 TAX/CREDIT:FILM/OIL & GAS/GAS STOR./CORP. SENATOR ELLIS
CHAPTER 51 SLA 12 05/30/2012
SB 25 AIDEA: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY/ INTEREST RATE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 60 SLA 12 06/12/2012
SB 33 DISPOSITION OF SERVICE MEMBERS' REMAINS SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, PASKVAN, COGHILL
CHAPTER 1 SLA 11 03/11/2011
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 98 BIOMETRIC INFORMATION FOR ID SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) JUD 04/12/2012
SB 108 SPC. STEPHEN "MAX" CAVANAUGH OVERPASS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 19 SLA 11 06/08/2011
SB 121 TEACHERS & PUB EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS SENATOR EGAN
(H) L&C 04/15/2012
SB 127 FETAL ALCOHOL DISORDERS AWARENESS DAY SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 7 SLA 12 04/24/2012
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 150 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) MLV 02/06/2012
SB 179 MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT RESPONSE PLAN SENATOR DAVIS
(H) RLS 04/14/2012
SB 203 ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM & VOUCHERS SENATOR THOMAS
(H) L&C 04/10/2012
SB 210 CRIMES/SENTENCING/PAROLE/VICTIMS SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 70 SLA 12 06/19/2012
SCR 11 WALTER HICKEL DAY OF THE ARCTIC SENATOR FRENCH
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 08/08/2012
SCR 19 PROCLAIMING UNITED STATES MARSHALS DAY SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 43 08/08/2012
SCR 20 DECORATION OF HONOR SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 08/08/2012
SJR 11 NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM SENATOR DAVIS
(H) RLS 04/12/2012
SJR 13 AMEND U.S. CONST RE CAMPAIGN MONEY SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) JUD 03/23/2012
SJR 14 MILITARY PERSONNEL CUTS & BASE CLOSURES SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) RLS 03/28/2012
SJR 16 MILITARY PENSIONS SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) RLS 04/06/2012

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