Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz

Chief Deputy Whip
Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2014 (first elected November 2010)—two regular sessions

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Educator of the Year, C. C. Ronnow Elementary School, Clark County School District—East Region, 2005

Other Achievements

  • School Improvement Planning Committee, C. C. Ronnow Elementary School, 2004-2010
  • Equity and Diversity Representative, C. C. Ronnow Elementary School, 2004-2009


  • National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, 2010
  • Clark County Education Association, 2002-2010
  • Nevada Parent Teacher Association, 2005-2010
  • Amigos for Democracy, 1998-2002
  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials


  • Rancho High School, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., English, minor in Communications
  • NOVA Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, M.S., Bilingual Education


Occupation: Elementary School Teacher, English Language Learner Specialist
Recreation: Jogging, hiking, travel, movies
Born: 1978, Las Vegas, Nevada
Spouse: Frank Alejandre
Children: Danny, Frankie, Xavier Carson

Primary Sponsor

SJR11 Urges Congress to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to restore the authority of the governments of the United States and individual states to regulate and restrict independent political expenditures. (BDR R-1047)
SJR15 Urges Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform. (BDR R-1208)
AB95 Revises provisions governing prescription labels. (BDR 54-648)
AB132 Provides immunity from civil liability to persons employed by an agency to provide personal care services in the home in certain circumstances. (BDR 40-151)
AB158 Revises provisions governing the Advisory Council on the State Program for Fitness and Wellness. (BDR 40-455)
AB192 Repeals the prospective expiration of the authority of county clerks to charge and collect an additional fee for filing and recording a bond of a notary public. (BDR S-1037)
AB222 Requires certain school districts to adopt pilot programs for the establishment of reading skills development centers. (BDR S-482)
SB266 Revises provisions governing coverage for chemotherapy in a policy of health insurance or health care plan. (BDR 57-879)
AB272 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-791)
AB278 Enacts provisions related to multicultural education. (BDR 34-512)
SB303 Provides for the issuance of driver authorization cards. (BDR 43-596)
AB314 Makes various changes relating to lobbyists. (BDR 17-1027)
AB348 Revises provisions relating to foster care. (BDR 38-457)
AB353 Authorizes the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada to establish a financial aid program for students enrolled in the Nevada System of Higher Education. (BDR 34-918)
AB354 Prohibits the manufacture, sale or distribution of certain consumer products that contain or come in direct physical contact with Bisphenol A. (BDR 52-789)
AB365 Revises certain provisions relating to court interpreters. (BDR 1-483)
AB376 Authorizes the reimbursement of teachers for certain out-of-pocket expenses. (BDR 34-774)
AB389 Revises provisions governing parentage. (BDR 11-922)
AB394 Revises provisions relating to statements of financial disclosure. (BDR 23-50)
SB398 Makes an appropriation to the Nevada Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs, Inc., for the AfterSchool KidzLit program. (BDR S-1053)


SCR2 Commemorates the 20th anniversary of the donation of precious art from the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the people of the State of Nevada, reaffirms the sister-state relationship between the State of Nevada and the Republic of China (Taiwan) and celebrates the donation of additional artwork to the Nevada Legislature under the Nevada Senate's SENarts initiative. (BDR R-695)
ACR4 Honors Nevadans who have lost their lives in the Global War on Terrorism. (BDR R-246)
ACR5 Memorializes former Assemblyman John W. Marvel. (BDR R-1211)
SCR5 Commemorates the 150th anniversary of the State of Nevada. (BDR R-613)
ACR6 Expresses appreciation to the staff of the Legislative Counsel Bureau. (BDR R-1219)
SCR6 Memorializes former State Senator William J. Raggio. (BDR R-622)
ACR8 Memorializes John J. McDonald. (BDR R-1231)
SCR10 Memorializes former University Regent Dorothy Gallagher. (BDR R-1238)
AR11 Expresses appreciation to the Chief Clerk and staff of the Assembly. (BDR R-1217)
AB89 Authorizes the formation of benefit corporations. (BDR 7-28)
AB109 Revises the qualifications and training required for certain persons who operate or are employed by a child care facility. (BDR 38-271)
AB124 Revises provisions governing eligibility for a Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship. (BDR 34-60)
AB127 Authorizes the Nevada Gaming Commission to adopt a seal identifying certain licensees of interactive gaming and prohibits the unauthorized use of such a seal. (BDR 41-99)
AB133 Makes various changes to criminal law. (BDR 14-423)
AB139 Revises provisions relating to the state business portal. (BDR 7-127)
AB147 Requires the notification of patients regarding breast density. (BDR 40-172)
AB173 Revises provisions governing rates which may be charged by certain electric utilities. (BDR 58-966)
AB175 Revises provisions relating to uniformed-service and overseas voters. (BDR 24-635)
SB182 Expands full-day kindergarten in public schools. (BDR 34-138)
AB203 Revises provisions governing the granting of the right to visit a child to grandparents and great-grandparents of the child. (BDR 11-750)
SB204 Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to establish a next-of-kin registry. (BDR 43-712)
AB208 Prohibits the Department of Taxation from applying sales taxes to the provision of meals by employers to their employees. (BDR 32-492)
AB228 Authorizes certain providers of health care to provide voluntary health care service in this State in association with certain organizations. (BDR 54-245)
AB247 Enacts the Nevada Buy American Act. (BDR 28-190)
AB248 Creates a statutory subcommittee of the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice (BDR 14-616)
AB249 Revises provisions governing vacancies in the office of district attorney. (BDR 20-39)
AB271 Revises provisions governing alimony, spousal support and property division in cases involving veterans with a service-connected disability. (BDR 11-936)
AB300* Revises provisions governing foreclosures on property. (BDR 9-668)
SB308 Clarifying provisions governing certain tax exemptions for veterans. (BDR 32-644)
AB309 Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to contract for the establishment of an electronic lien system. (BDR 43-947)
AB344 Provides for the use of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment in this State. (BDR 40-682)
AB345 Revises provisions governing the management of certain wildlife. (BDR 45-273)
AB346 Revises provisions governing mining reclamation. (BDR 46-1035)
AB377 Revises provisions governing the crime of sexual conduct between certain school employees or volunteers at a school and pupils. (BDR 15-514)
AB392 Revises provisions governing the truancy of pupils. (BDR 5-617)
AB393 Expands the rights of children placed in foster care. (BDR 38-919)
AB412 Makes various changes relating to the Legislature. (BDR 17-528)