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Representative Lynn Gattis  R-7, Greater Wasilla

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 500
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-4833
Fax: 907-465-4586

Interim Info:

600 E Railroad Avenue
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: 907-373-6285
Fax: 907-373-6286
Toll Free: 800-782-4833

Elected to the House:

2012, 2014

Office Staff

Steven Ricci
907-465-4924
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 
Tyson Gallagher
907-465-3973
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 
Andrew Ford
907-465-4833
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Committee Memberships

Biography

Occupation:
Owner, Gattis Aircraft
September 1983 - Present
Sales and leasing of aircraft in Alaska. All aspects of running and managing the business.
Education:
University of Alaska Anchorage, B.A. Aviation Tech
Graduated 1987
Other Political and Government Positions:
Board Member, Mat-Su Borough School Board: Oct 2011 - Jan 2013
Goose Creek Citizens Advisory Board Member
Pt. MacKenzie Comprehensive Plan Board Member
Alaska Transportation Council
Mat-Su Core Area Zoning Board
Business and Professional Positions:
Sales Manager, Northern Air Cargo
November 1987 - December 1992
Traveled to Alaskan remote villages setting up runway accessibilities for larger aircraft.

Sales Manager, Flying Tiger Lines
September 1983 - November 1987
Handled corporate sales and marketing efforts including contracts, bidding, presentations and negotiations. Supervised staff, coordinated sales between employees and increased the company's sales by 300%.

Area Manager for Western Alaska, Kodiak Western Alaska Airlines
June 1979 - September 1983
Responsible for the operations and dispatch for the Dillingham and King Salmon, AK. Budgeting & forecasting, and sales, cargo and passengers of 72 communities in the Western Alaska area. Supervision of more than 50 employees.

Real Estate Agent, Bowden Company Realtors
February 1977 - June 1979
Licensed real estate agent and in charge of the company's marketing activities, including ad placements.

Product Promotion, Stanley Thompson Company
June 1975 - February 1977
Costumer service for rural areas and mail promotions for grocery items.

Financial Management and Associates, Inc.
May 1973 - June 1975
Customer service for rural areas and mail promotions for grocery items.
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America Board Member

Personal Legislation

HB 80 - Repeal College/Career Readiness Assess.
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act repealing the requirement for secondary students to take college and career readiness assessments.

Status: (S) EDC : 2015-04-19



HB 107 - Board Of Regents Regional Residency Qualif.
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to the composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska.

Version: CSHB 107(EDC) AM
Status: (S) EDC : 2015-04-15



HB 131 - Licensure Of Manicurists/Hair Dressing
Signed Into Law! Chapter 27 SLA 15
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to the licensure of nail technicians and hairdressers; relating to the practice of manicuring; and providing for an effective date.

Version: HB 131 AM
Status: Chapter 27 SLA 15 : 2015-05-26



HB 160 - Repeal Art In Public Places Requirement
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to the art requirements for certain public buildings and facilities and to the funding of works of art.

Status: (H) STA : 2015-03-23



HB 161 - Medicaid: Used Durable Medical Equipment
Signed Into Law! Chapter 26 SLA 15
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to the purchase of durable medical equipment under Medicaid; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 161(HSS)
Status: Chapter 26 SLA 15 : 2015-05-19



HB 167 - Exemption: Aircraft Emerg Rations & Equip
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act exempting specified aircraft operators from certain requirements related to emergency rations and safety equipment.

Status: (H) TRA : 2015-03-27



HB 168 - Aviation: Regulation Of Towers
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to the registration and marking of towers; relating to the duties of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; and providing for an effective date.

Status: (H) TRA : 2015-03-27



HB 172 - Reemployment Of Retired Teachers & Admin
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to reemployment of persons who retire under the defined benefit plan of the teachers' retirement system.

Status: (H) L&C : 2015-04-01



HB 181 - Prescription Without Phys. Exam.
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to diagnosis, treatment, and prescription of drugs without a physical examination.

Status: Withdrawn : 2015-04-27



HB 189 - Unfunded Ed. Mandates;training; Teachers
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Education and Early Development; relating to the duties of school districts; relating to course mastery requirements; relating to school funding; relating to training for school employees and mandatory reporters of child abuse or neglect; relating to layoff of tenured teachers; relating to fiscal notes prepared by the Department of Education and Early Development; relating to notification of proposed agency actions; and repealing requirements for minimum expenditures for instruction.

Status: (H) EDC : 2015-04-11



HCR 2 - Jan 24
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

Designating January 24 - 30, 2016, as Alaska School Choice Week.

Version: CSHCR 2(EDC)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-27


Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 15 - Elect Monitoring Credits;mitigating Fctrs
Signed Into Law! Chapter 20 SLA 15
Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson

An Act relating to credits toward a sentence of imprisonment for certain persons under electronic monitoring; and relating to mitigating factors at sentencing.

Version: SCS CSHB 15(JUD)
Status: Chapter 20 SLA 15 : 2015-05-14



HB 35 - March 27: Great Alaska Earthquake Day
Signed Into Law! Chapter 2 SLA 15
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act establishing March 27 as Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.

Version: CSHB 35(STA)
Status: Chapter 2 SLA 15 : 2015-04-18



HB 76 - Gov Council On Disabilities/Special Ed
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act relating to the Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education.

Status: (S) HSS : 2015-04-11



HB 81 - Exemption: Licensing Of Contractors
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton

An Act relating to an exemption from the regulation of construction contractors.

Status: (H) FIN : 2015-02-23



HB 93 - Probation And Parole: Work, Travel Accom.
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton

An Act relating to the duties of probation officers; and relating to conditions of parole.

Version: CSHB 93(STA)
Status: (S) JUD : 2015-04-07



HB 97 - AK Performance Scholarship: Financial Aid
Sponsored by Rep. Jim Colver

An Act relating to application requirements for the Alaska performance scholarship program.

Status: (H) EDC : 2015-02-06



HB 98 - Jury Duty Exemption For Teachers
Sponsored by Rep. Jim Colver

An Act relating to an exemption from jury duty for teachers; and amending Rule 15(l), Alaska Rules of Administration.

Status: (H) EDC : 2015-02-06



HJR 4 - Offshore Oil & Gas Revenue Sharing
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler

Urging the United States Congress to provide a means for consistently and equitably sharing with all oil and gas producing states adjacent to federal outer continental shelf areas a portion of revenue generated from oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf to ensure that those states develop necessary infrastructure to support outer continental shelf development and preserve environmental integrity; urging the United States Congress to reject any proposal to divert or otherwise reduce revenue sharing to the coastal states and their political subdivisions under the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006; and urging the President of the United States to direct, to the maximum extent possible, federal funds received from outer continental shelf development, and not dedicated to states or other federal programs, to federal infrastructure in the affected states.

Version: SCS HJR 4(RES)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-04-17



HJR 6 - Federal Contamination Of ANCSA Lands
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Supporting the introduction and enactment of federal legislation acknowledging that the federal government is financially responsible under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act for the remediation of contaminated land subject to conveyance under the Act; urging the United States Department of the Interior to implement the six recommendations to identify and clean up the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act lands in its 1998 report to the United States Congress; and urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to remediate and make free from pollutants lands in the state conveyed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

Version: SCS HJR 6(RES)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-04-17



HJR 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness Designation
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Benjamin Nageak

Opposing the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; opposing attempts by President Obama to alter management of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal based on the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan or accompanying Environmental Impact Statement; and encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal that does not open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.

Version: SCS CSHJR 10(RES)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-02



HJR 13 - Retain Army Forces In Alaska
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Lora Reinbold

Urging the United States Department of the Army to maintain and strengthen the current level of its combat-capable structure in the state and not to reduce personnel at Fort Wainwright and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Version: SCS CSHJR 13(STA)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-19



HJR 17 - Fed Ammunition Ban; Manufacture Firearms
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

Urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to ensure that federal agencies do not ban certain ammunition; and urging the governor to encourage the manufacture of firearms and ammunition in Alaska.

Status: (H) JUD : 2015-03-06



HJR 18 - Limit Declaration Of National Monuments
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Urging the United States Congress to pass the Improved National Monument Designation Process Act.

Version: SCS CSHJR 18(RES)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-05-11



HJR 26 - Constitutional Am.: Elected Attorney General
Sponsored by Rep. Craig Johnson

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the office of attorney general.

Status: (H) JUD : 2015-04-19


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