Commerce and Labor Committee, Nevada State Assembly

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The Commerce and Labor Committee is a standing committee of the Nevada State Assembly. Per Assembly Rule 40, the committee is made up of 15 members.[1]

Per Assembly Rule 41, standing committees of the Nevada State Assembly are appointed biennially by the Assembly Speaker.[2] The Speaker makes the appointments following the organization of the Assembly and the adoption of standing rules, which informs the Senate and Governor of Nevada that the chamber is ready to conduct business. Generally, minority membership is meant to be proportionate to that in the Assembly at-large, and is determined by minority caucuses and agreed to by the Speaker.[3] The Speaker may appoint alternate members for an appropriate length in the event of incapacitation.[4]

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The Assembly Committee on Commerce and Labor has jurisdiction over measures affecting primarily certain commercial and property rights and transactions, trade regulations and practices, labor and industrial relations, professions, occupations, businesses, banks, financial institutions and other related organizations, insurance, energy, certain public utilities, and similar entities.[5][6]


2015 legislative session

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

Commerce and Labor Members, 2015
Democratic members (6)Republican members (9)
Irene Bustamante AdamsRandy Kirner, Chair
Maggie CarltonVictoria Seaman, Vice-Chair
Olivia DiazPaul Anderson (Nevada)
Marilyn KirkpatrickJohn Ellison
Dina NealMichele Fiore
James OhrenschallIra Hansen
Erv Nelson
Philip O'Neill
Stephen Silberkraus




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