Assemblywoman Maggie Carlton

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly 2011-2017; Nevada Senate, 1999-2009 (first elected November 1998-Nevada Senate, and November 2010-Nevada Assembly)—ten regular and fourteen special sessions
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Assembly Committees on: Ways and Means (Chair); Commerce and Labor (Vice Chair); Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Assembly Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining; Ways and Means
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Assembly Committees on: Ways and Means (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Transportation
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Assembly Committees on: Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Ways and Means
  • 2009 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor (Chair); Energy, Infrastructure, and Transportation (Vice Chair); Taxation
  • 2007 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources; Transportation and Homeland Security
  • 2005 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources; Transportation and Homeland Security
  • 2003 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources; Transportation
  • 2001 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Legislative Affairs and Operations; Natural Resources
  • 1999 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Legislative Affairs and Operations; Natural Resources
  • 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee
  • 2013-2014 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Committee on High-Level Radioactive Waste (Chair); Interim Retirement and Benefits Committee (Chair); Legislative Commission's Audit Subcommittee (Chair); Interim Finance Committee (Vice Chair); 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 (Vice Chair); Legislative Committee on Public Lands
  • 2011-2012 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee; Interim Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Early Intervention Services; Legislative Commission’s Audit Subcommittee; Legislative Committee on Health Care; Legislative Committee on Public Lands (Chair); Sunset Subcommittee of the Legislative Commission
  • 2009-2010 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Nevada Legislature’s Commission on Special License Plates (Chair); Legislative Commission; Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Review Regulations; Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Review the United States Department of Labor’s Report on the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Program (Chair)
  • 2007-2008 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Nevada Legislature’s Commission on Special License Plates (Chair); Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Review Regulations; Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System; Nevada Legislature’s Subcommittee of the Legislative Committee on Health Care to Review the Laws and Regulations Governing Providers of Health Care, the Use of Lasers and Intense Pulsed Light Therapy, and the Use of Injections of Cosmetic Substances (Chair)
  • 2005-2006 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System
  • 2003-2004 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission; Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System (Vice Chair)
  • 2001-2002 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Legislative Commission’s Committee to Continue the Review of Programs and Activities in the Lake Tahoe Basin
  • 1999-2000 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee on Workers’ Compensation; Subcommittee to Study Domestic and Municipal Water Wells; Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Study the Integration of State and Local Child Welfare Systems in Nevada

Other Public Service

  • Advisory Board on Maternal and Child Health, 2001-2010
  • Governor’s Workforce Investment Board, 2007-2008, 2009-2010
  • Perinatal Substance Abuse Prevention Subcommittee of the Maternal and Child Health Advisory Board, 2003-present
  • Nevada State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision, 2001-2002
  • Governor’s Fundamental Review Committee

Honors and Awards

  • WiLL Pacesetter Award, 2005
  • Nevada State Psychological Association, Legislator of the Year, 2003
  • Nevada Women’s Lobby, Outstanding First Term Legislator

Affiliations

  • The Women Legislators’ Lobby (WiLL), State Director, 2006
  • National Labor Caucus of State Legislators, Executive Committee
  • Girl Scouts
  • Las Vegas Interfaith Council
  • Culinary Local No. 226, Shop Steward
  • Southern Nevada Water Authority Citizens Advisory Committee on Water Quality
  • Girl Scouts Girls Golf Club
  • Griffith United Methodist Church

Personal

Occupation: Community and Workforce Development, Great Basin Primary Care Association
Recreation: Gardening
Born: 1957, St. Louis, Missouri
Spouse: Merritt Carlton
Children: M. Grace Gelzer and Lucy Carlton

Primary Sponsor

AB126 Revises provisions governing massage therapy. (BDR 54-207)
AB147 Revises provisions relating to transferable tax credits to attract film and other productions to Nevada. (BDR 32-503)
SB215 Makes various changes relating to student loans. (BDR 18-933)
SB220 Requires instruction on financial literacy in public middle schools and junior high schools. (BDR 34-654)
AB226 Revises provisions for the payment of certain undergraduate fees and expenses of certain dependent children. (BDR 34-1010)
AB235 Requires an employer to provide paid sick leave to each employee of the employer under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-1059)
SB261 Makes various changes relating to certain research facilities. (BDR 50-56)
AB278 Revises provisions governing class-size reduction. (BDR 34-749)
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)
AB384 Establishes the Nevada Legislature Oral History Program. (BDR 17-1011)

Co-Sponsor

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)
AB124 Revises provisions governing punishment for crimes. (BDR 4-182)
SB149 Provides for a program of matching grants to local governments for the maintenance and repair of public works. (BDR 43-669)
AB150* Creates the Legislative Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability. (BDR 17-739)
SB151 Requires the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to adopt regulations authorizing a natural gas utility to expand its infrastructure in a manner consistent with a program of economic development. (BDR 58-52)
AB179 Revises provisions governing personal information. (BDR 52-756)
SB190 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 18-785)
AB201 Revises provisions governing eminent domain. (BDR 3-960)
AB218 Revises provisions relating to emergencies in schools. (BDR 34-666)
AB232 Revises provisions governing health districts. (BDR 40-694)
AB236 Enacts provisions related to the promotion of public engagement by state agencies. (BDR 18-697)
SB259 Requires an employer to provide paid sick leave to each employee of the employer under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-973)
AB281 Creates a statutory subcommittee of the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice. (BDR 14-243)
SB284 Requires the State Plan for Medicaid to provide for certain nonmedical transportation. (BDR 38-974)
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)
AB306 Requires an employer to make certain accommodations for a nursing mother. (BDR 40-249)
AB307 Revises provisions relating to services for children with intellectual disabilities and children with related conditions. (BDR S-803)
AB318 Revises provisions governing financial services. (BDR 52-245)
SB319 Revises provisions governing the restoration of certain civil rights for ex-felons. (BDR 14-968)
AB329 Requires members of the executive board of a unit-owners' association to complete certain courses of instruction. (BDR 10-744)
SB331 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-969)
AB332 Makes various changes concerning government purchasing and bidding. (BDR 28-256)
AB341 Revises provisions relating to pupils with disabilities. (BDR 34-832)
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)
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)