Assemblyman Philip P.K. O'Neill

Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2015 (first elected in November 2014)
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Judiciary; Transportation
  • 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

Other Public Service

  • Carson City Chamber of Commerce

Other Achievements

  • Nevada Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Certificates
  • Florida Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Certificates
  • Strategic Information Group Managing Partner Executive Management and Instructor Certificates
  • FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Program Graduate


  • National Rifle Association
  • International Association Chiefs of Police
  • Nevada Sheriffs and Chiefs Association
  • American Motorcycle Association
  • Miami Police Veterans Association
  • FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association
  • National Native American Law Enforcement Association
  • Retired Public Employees of Nevada
  • Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Carson City
  • Blue Knights International Law Enforcement International Motorcycle Club, Nevada II
  • St. Teresa Catholic Community
  • California Homicide Investigators Association
  • International Homicide Investigators Association


  • Sierra Nevada College, B.S., Business Management
  • Georgetown Preparatory School, Bethesda, Maryland


Occupation: Law Enforcement, Retired
Recreation: Sailing, motorcycle travel, bicycling, football, soccer, studying history, target shooting, hunting
Born: 1951, Washington D.C.
Spouse: Nancy
Children: Laura, Philip

Primary Sponsor

AB131 Revises provisions governing the Department of Motor Vehicles and registration under the Selective Service System. (BDR 43-624)
AB172 Revises provisions relating to public works. (BDR 28-565)
AB173 Revises provisions governing private investigators. (BDR 54-758)
AB180 Revises provisions governing the biennial audit requirements for the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-569)
SB183 Makes various changes relating to the Nevada Transportation Authority. (BDR 58-717)
SB184 Revises provisions concerning the Nevada Transportation Authority. (BDR 58-716)
AB189 Revises provisions governing special license plates. (BDR 43-529)
SB192 Revises provisions relating to sexual conduct between certain persons. (BDR 14-731)
AB223 Revises provisions governing certain crimes against older persons and vulnerable persons. (BDR 15-566)
AB224 Revises provisions governing records of criminal history. (BDR 14-977)
AB249 Makes various changes relating to collective bargaining. (BDR 23-521)
SB262 Revises provisions relating to guardians. (BDR 13-643)
AB287 Prohibits a person from making or causing to be made certain nonemergency telephone calls under certain circumstances. (BDR 15-922)
SB290 Revises provisions governing academic standards in public schools. (BDR 34-678)
AB377 Establishes provisions for the preservation, development and use of the Nevada State Prison as a historical, cultural, educational and scientific resource. (BDR 26-625)
SB404 Makes certain changes concerning registration of mopeds. (BDR 43-1016)


AJR1 Recognizes the strategic partnership and bond of friendship with, and expresses the Nevada Legislature's support for, the State of Israel. (BDR R-525)
SB3 Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to establish a registry of emergency contact information for certain persons. (BDR 43-14)
ACR3 Honors Nevadans who have lost their lives in the Global War on Terrorism. (BDR R-202)
ACR4 Memorializes former Assemblyman Joseph “Joe” Michael Hogan, Sr. (BDR R-1260)
ACR5 Memorializes former Assemblyman Peter L. “Pete” Livermore. (BDR R-1259)
AJR5 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to authorize the Governor to reduce or veto appropriations or authorizations to expend money. (BDR C-924)
SCR8 Commemorates the 30th anniversary of the sister-state relationship between the State of Nevada and Taiwan. (BDR R-1265)
AJR8 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to require approval of certain initiative measures by a two-thirds vote. (BDR C-916)
AB120 Clarifies rights of public school pupils regarding the free exercise of religion and freedom of expression. (BDR 34-520)
AB121 Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-173)
AB127 Provides for the uniform regulation of firearms in the State of Nevada. (BDR 20-74)
AB137 Revises provisions governing contractors. (BDR 54-513)
AB139 Revises provisions governing the issuance of permits to carry concealed firearms. (BDR 15-522)
SB139 Revises provisions concerning brew pubs. (BDR 52-715)
SB140 Revises provisions governing postconviction petitions for habeas corpus. (BDR 3-714)
AB140 Revises provisions governing certain domestic relations matters involving veterans with a service-connected disability. (BDR 11-519)
SB141 Revises provisions governing certain dangerous or deadly weapons. (BDR 15-224)
SB142 Revises provisions governing motor vehicles. (BDR 43-718)
SB143 Revises provisions governing concealed firearms. (BDR 15-221)
AB148 Revises provisions governing firearms. (BDR5-242)
AB153 Revises various provisions related to sexually exploited children. (BDR 5-622)
AB167 Authorizes the storage and carrying of firearms and ammunition on the premises of a family foster home or by certain persons who reside in a family foster home under certain circumstances. (BDR 38-234)
SB168 Revises provisions relating to collective bargaining by local government employers. (BDR 23-602)
SB169 Requires proof of identity for voting. (BDR 24-599)
AB177 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-627)
AB179 Revises provisions governing personal information. (BDR 52-756)
AB185 Revises provisions governing product liability. (BDR 3-856)
AB186 Revises provisions governing craft distilleries. (BDR 52-854)
AB194 Revises provisions governing historic preservation. (BDR 33-246)
AB238 Revises provisions relating to the solicitation of bids for a homeowners' association project. (BDR 10-808)
AB240 Revises provisions governing common-interest communities. (BDR 10-821)
AB248 Revises provisions governing reporting of information by physicians to the Department of Motor Vehicles concerning patients with epilepsy. (BDR 40-930)
AB266 Requires proof of identity for voting. (BDR 24-919)
AB267 Revises provisions concerning the sentencing and parole of persons convicted as an adult for a crime committed when the person was less than 18 years of age. (BDR 14-641)
AB281 Creates a statutory subcommittee of the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice. (BDR 14-243)
AB282 Revises provisions governing real property. (BDR 3-855)
AB286 Creates the Office of Military Legal Assistance within the Office of the Attorney General. (BDR 18-607)
AB289 Directs the Legislative Commission to appoint a committee to conduct an interim study concerning issues related to the provision of mental health services. (BDR S-693)
AB294 Enacts provisions relating to suicide prevention for veterans. (BDR 37-692)
AB312 Revises provisions governing the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-975)
AB314 Revises provisions governing the boards of trustees of school districts. (BDR 34-103)
AB316 Revises provisions governing the taxation of certain deliveries and transfers of firearms. (BDR 32-918)
AB317 Revises provisions governing common-interest communities. (BDR 10-712)
AB318 Revises provisions governing financial services. (BDR 52-245)
AB321 Revises provisions relating to school police officers. (BDR 34-925)
AB325 Enacts and revises provisions relating to guardians. (BDR 54-976)
AB352 Revises provisions relating to concealed firearms. (BDR 15-1070)
AB374 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-1064)
AB386 Revises provisions relating to real property. (BDR 3-921)
AB394 Creates an advisory committee and a technical committee to develop a plan to reorganize the Clark County School District and revises certain provisions related to collective bargaining. (BDR 22-900)
AB487 Revises provisions governing firearms. (BDR 5-1279)