Assemblyman Paul Anderson

Minority Floor Leader
Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2013–2017 (first elected November 2012)—three regular and four special sessions
  • Minority Floor Leader, 2017
  • Majority Floor Leader, 2015
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Taxation; Ways and Means
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Ways and Means (Chair); Commerce and Labor
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining; Transportation; Ways and Means
  • 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee (Chair); Committee to Consult with the Director (Vice Chair);
  • 2013-2014 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee; Interim Finance Committee's Subcommittee to Review and Advise on the Development of Priorities and Performance Based Budgeting by the Department of Administration, Budget Division; Committee to Consult with the Director

Other Achievements

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Japan Mission


  • Las Vegas Executive Association, Member, 2003-current
  • Boy Scouts of America, Las Vegas Area Council
  • Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
  • North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
  • Infragard, FBI affiliated public-private group


  • Chapman University, Orange, California, B.S., Business and Finance


Occupation: Business owner, AndersonPC
Recreation: Cycling, outdoor sports, reading, traveling with family
Born: 1970, Las Vegas, Nevada
Spouse: April Christensen Anderson
Children: Jacob, Taylor, Jordan, and Joseph

Primary Sponsor

ACR3 Honors Nevadans who have lost their lives in the Global War on Terrorism. (BDR R-202)
AR8 Adds former Assemblyman Alan H. Glover to the Assembly Wall of Distinction. (BDR R-1274)
AR9 Adds former Assemblywoman Peggy Pierce to the Assembly Wall of Distinction. (BDR R-1273)
AB176 Revises various provisions relating to transportation. (BDR 22-649)
AB191 Revises provisions governing taxes on fuels for motor vehicles. (BDR 32-667)
SB240 Makes certain changes relating to public safety. (BDR 14-955)
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)
AB276 Provides certain protections and services for victims of human trafficking. (BDR 16-1005)
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)
SB289 Revises provisions relating to the Information Technology Advisory Board. (BDR S-892)
AB310 Expands Medicaid managed care programs in this State. (BDR 38-769)
AB383 Revises provisions relating to drivers' licenses. (BDR 43-743)
AB388 Revises provisions governing certain leaves of absence for military duty for public officers and employees. (BDR 23-180)
AB389 Revises provisions governing employee leasing companies. (BDR 53-766)
AB390 Designates the Division of Enterprise Information Technology Services of the Department of Administration as a charter agency. (BDR 19-767)
SB396 Contingently reduces by half the valuation of certain vehicles for the purpose of determining the amount of governmental services taxes imposed. (BDR 32-119)
SB511 Establishes the Teach Nevada Scholarship Program and incentives for new teachers in certain schools. (BDR 34-1277)


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)
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)
AJR8 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to require approval of certain initiative measures by a two-thirds vote. (BDR C-916)
AB177 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-627)
AB180 Revises provisions governing the biennial audit requirements for the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-569)
AB226 Revises provisions for the payment of certain undergraduate fees and expenses of certain dependent children. (BDR 34-1010)
AB278 Revises provisions governing class-size reduction. (BDR 34-749)
AB281 Creates a statutory subcommittee of the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice. (BDR 14-243)
AB291 Makes an appropriation for school districts to provide early childhood education programs. (BDR S-273)
AB318 Revises provisions governing financial services. (BDR 52-245)
AB321 Revises provisions relating to school police officers. (BDR 34-925)