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The Commerce, Labor and Energy Committee (previously known as the Commerce and Labor Committee) is a standing committee of the Nevada State Senate.

Per Senate Rules 6 and 40, standing committees of the Nevada State Senate are appointed by the Majority Leader (with input on minority membership from the minority caucus) following the appointment of standing committees in the Nevada State Assembly at the beginning of a regular legislative session, and interim committees may be appointed by the Majority Leader when needed.[1][2] In the event of incapacitation, a committee chair or member may be temporarily replaced with a member of the same party by the Majority Leader.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Standing Rules


Commerce, Labor and Energy, seven members, with jurisdiction over measures affecting

primarily titles 52-56 of NRS, and chapters 97-100, 118-119, 119B, 459A, 461, 461A, 489, 679A-693A, 694A-704B, 707, 711 and 712 of NRS, except measures affecting primarily state and local revenue.[4][5]

The several committees shall acquaint themselves with the interests of the State specially

represented by the committee and shall present such bills and reports as in their judgment will advance the interests and promote the welfare of the people of the State.[6][5]


2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Commerce, Labor and Energy Members, 2015
Democratic members (3)Republican members (4)
Mark ManendoJames Settelmeyer, Chair
Kelvin AtkinsonPatricia Farley, Vice-Chair
Patricia SpearmanJoseph Hardy
Becky Harris




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