Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2017 (first elected November 2010)—four regular and four special sessions
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Legislative Operations and Elections (Chair); Education; Ways and Means
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Judiciary; Taxation
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Judiciary
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Judiciary; Transportation

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, and Xavier Carson

Primary Sponsor

AB124 Revises provisions governing punishment for crimes. (BDR 4-182)
AB152 Enacts certain requirements governing child care facilities. (BDR 38-623)
AB153 Revises various provisions related to sexually exploited children. (BDR 5-622)
AB166 Provides for the establishment of the State Seal of Biliteracy Program. (BDR 34-526)
AB179 Revises provisions governing personal information. (BDR 52-756)
AB197 Establishes certain requirements for the operation of seasonal or temporary recreation programs. (BDR 38-506)
AB205 Requires the Legislative Committee on Education to consider matters relating to certain mentorship programs. (BDR S-116)
AB208 Revises provisions governing certain sexual offenses. (BDR 14-233)
AB218 Revises provisions relating to emergencies in schools. (BDR 34-666)
AB219 Revises provisions relating to court interpreters. (BDR 1-272)
SB220 Requires instruction on financial literacy in public middle schools and junior high schools. (BDR 34-654)
AB225 Revises provisions governing programs for reentry of offenders and parolees into the community. (BDR 16-45)
AB234 Enacts provisions related to multicultural education. (BDR 34-102)
AB235 Requires an employer to provide paid sick leave to each employee of the employer under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-1059)
AB246 Revises provisions governing cosmetology. (BDR 54-267)
AB278 Revises provisions governing class-size reduction. (BDR 34-749)
SB284 Requires the State Plan for Medicaid to provide for certain nonmedical transportation. (BDR 38-974)
AB290 Revises provisions governing certain pupils who are limited English proficient and provides funding for programs and services for such pupils at Zoom and other middle schools and junior high schools. (BDR 34-909)
AB291 Makes an appropriation for school districts to provide early childhood education programs. (BDR S-273)
AB304 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 18-1067)
AB306 Requires an employer to make certain accommodations for a nursing mother. (BDR 40-249)
AB318 Revises provisions governing financial services. (BDR 52-245)
AB341 Revises provisions relating to pupils with disabilities. (BDR 34-832)
AB343 Makes an appropriation to the Office of Minority Health of the Office for Consumer Health Assistance of the Department of Health and Human Services. (BDR S-395)
AB350 Provides for certain credits against the modified business tax for taxpayers who donate money to an early childhood education scholarship organization. (BDR 38-1057)
AB363 Provides an additional benefit option for the surviving spouse or survivor beneficiary of certain deceased members of the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-1056)
AB364 Revises provisions relating to the state business portal. (BDR 7-696)
SB397 Revises provisions relating to the funding formula for K-12 public education. (BDR 34-563)
SB400 Creates the Nevada Advisory Commission on Immigration and Migration. (BDR 18-888)
SB401 Revises provisions relating to notaries public and document preparation services. (BDR 19-895)
SB402 Makes various changes concerning the prevention and treatment of obesity. (BDR 40-891)
SB405 Expands the program of Zoom schools and the provision of programs and services to children who are limited English proficient in certain other schools. (BDR S-887)


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)
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)
SCR8 Commemorates the 30th anniversary of the sister-state relationship between the State of Nevada and Taiwan. (BDR R-1265)
AB119 Revises provisions governing the practice of veterinary medicine. (BDR 54-247)
AB122 Establishes “Nevada Mid-Century Architecture Day” as a day of observance. (BDR 19-538)
AB143 Authorizes electronic verification of motor vehicle insurance. (BDR 43-28)
AB164 Revises provisions relating to access by patients to certain investigational drugs, biological products and devices. (BDR 40-125)
AB178 Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-248)
AB180 Revises provisions governing the biennial audit requirements for the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-569)
SB190 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 18-785)
AB194 Revises provisions governing historic preservation. (BDR 33-246)
SB215 Makes various changes relating to student loans. (BDR 18-933)
AB226 Revises provisions for the payment of certain undergraduate fees and expenses of certain dependent children. (BDR 34-1010)
AB236 Enacts provisions related to the promotion of public engagement by state agencies. (BDR 18-697)
AB239 Regulates operators of unmanned aerial vehicles in this State. (BDR 44-8)
SB259 Requires an employer to provide paid sick leave to each employee of the employer under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-973)
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)
AB279 Revises provisions concerning controlled substances. (BDR 40-775)
AB281 Creates a statutory subcommittee of the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice. (BDR 14-243)
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)
AB307 Revises provisions relating to services for children with intellectual disabilities and children with related conditions. (BDR S-803)
AB309 Provides for the confidentiality of certain communications between parties during a peer support counseling session. (BDR 23-277)
SB316 Revises provisions relating to voter registration. (BDR 24-652)
AB329 Requires members of the executive board of a unit-owners' association to complete certain courses of instruction. (BDR 10-744)
AB331 Revises provisions governing Medicaid reimbursements for ground emergency medical transportation services. (BDR 38-961)
SB338 Revises provisions relating to safety in or at a public school. (BDR 34-870)
AB342 Revises provisions relating to employment and economic development. (BDR 18-16)
AB345* Revises provisions governing the management of certain wildlife. (BDR 45-273)
AB349 Revises various provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-901)