|Nevada State Senate, Clark 11|
|1997 - 2013|
|Senate President Pro Tempore|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2008|
|Term limits||3 terms (12 years)|
|Nevada State Assembly|
|1993 - 1995|
|Place of birth||McCook, NE|
|Profession||Real Estate Consultant|
Schneider served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1993 to 1995. He was Senate Minority Whip in 1997, Senate Assistant Minority Floor Leader in 1999, and Senate President Pro Tempore in 2009.
Schneider attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He also attended the Southern Nevada School of Real Estate.
Schneider is a Real Estate Consultant in Development and Sales.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schneider served on these committees:
- Commerce, Labor and Energy, Chair
- Government Affairs
- Revenue Committee
- Transportation Committee, Vice Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schneider served on these committees:
In 2012, Schneider was one of four senators and one representative to be the first senators and representatives term limited by Nevada's 1996 amendment. The 1996 amendment did not go into affect until canvassed by the Supreme Court on November 27, 1996, so legislators elected that year -- and sworn in on November 5, 1996 -- were not affected by the bill until their re-election in 2000.
|Nevada State Senate, Clark 11 District (2008)|
|Michael Schneider (D)||16,969||63.56%|
In 2008, Schneider collected $194,457 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Nevada Association of Realtors||$10,000|
|Clark County Education Association||$7,500|
|Associated General Contractors||$6,500|
Nevada Policy Research Institute
The Nevada Policy Research Institute, a Nevada-based conservative-libertarian think tank, releases a "Legislative Report Card" evaluating members of the Nevada State Legislature on "each lawmaker's voting record on legislation impacting the degree of economic freedom and education reform." Bills determined by the Institute to be of greater significance are weighted accordingly. According to the Institute, "a legislator with a score above 50 is considered to be an ally of economic liberty".
Schneider and his wife, Candice, have one child.
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- Michael Schneider's official Nevada State Senate website
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2000, 1996, 1994, 1992
- Nevada State Senate Democratic Caucus biographical profile
|Nevada State Senate, Clark 11 District
| Succeeded by|
Aaron D. Ford (D)