Natural Resources Committee, Nevada State Senate

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The Natural Resources 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


Natural Resources, five members, with jurisdiction over measures primarily affecting

titles 26, 45-50 of NRS, and chapters 383, 407, 444 (NRS 444.435-444.650), 444A-445D, 459, 488, 581, 582 and 586-590 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]



The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Natural Resources Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (2)
Aaron Ford, ChairPete Goicoechea
Mark Manendo, Vice ChairJames Settelmeyer
Tick Segerblom


Natural Resources Members, 2011
Democratic members (3)Republican members (2)
Mark Manendo, ChairDean Rhoads
David Parks, Vice ChairMichael Roberson
John Jay Lee


Natural Resources Members, 2009
Democratic members (4)Republican members (3)
David Parks, ChairDean Rhoads
Allison Copening, Vice ChairMark Amodei
Bernice MathewsDennis Nolan
Bob Coffin

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