Government Affairs Committee, Nevada State Senate

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Commerce, Labor and Energy
Government Affairs
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Assembly Committees

The Government Affairs 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


Government Affairs, five members, with jurisdiction over measures affecting primarily

titles 20-22, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31, 36 and 37 of NRS, and chapters 223-228, 232-237, 238-242, 286-289, 381, 384, 472-474, 477, 693B, 708-710 and 720 of NRS, except measures affecting primarily the provisions of the Nevada Administrative Procedure Act that govern the adjudication of contested cases, state and local revenue and state and federal budget issues.[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.

Government Affairs Members, 2015
Democratic members (2)Republican members (3)
David ParksPete Goicoechea, Chair
Kelvin AtkinsonJoseph Hardy, Vice-Chair
Mark Lipparelli




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