Assemblyman Chris Edwards

Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2015-2017 (first elected in November 2014)—two regular and two special sessions
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Health and Human Services; Ways and Means
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining; Ways and Means
  • 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee

Other Public Service

  • United States Navy, retired Navy Commander


  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Military Officers Association of America
  • National Rifle Association


  • University of Notre Dame, Indiana, B.A., Government
  • The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., M.P.A.


Occupation: Strategic Planning
Recreation: Travel, discus-throwing, racquetball, sports enthusiast
Born: 1965, Sleepy Hollow, New York

Primary Sponsor

AJR4 Urges Congress to enact legislation allowing states to establish daylight saving time as the standard time throughout the calendar year. (BDR R-583)
AB176 Revises various provisions relating to transportation. (BDR 22-649)
AB180 Revises provisions governing the biennial audit requirements for the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-569)
AB241 Creates the Women Veterans Advisory Committee. (BDR 36-579)
AB257 Creates the Nevada Defense Support Committee within the Governor's Office of Economic Development. (BDR 18-1051)
AB286 Creates the Office of Military Legal Assistance within the Office of the Attorney General. (BDR 18-607)
AB299 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-582)
AB300 Creates the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Administration. (BDR 18-581)
AB398 Ensures protection of public access to public lands. (BDR 35-580)
AB487 Revises provisions governing firearms. (BDR 5-1279)


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)
AJR8 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to require approval of certain initiative measures by a two-thirds vote. (BDR C-916)
AB123 Designates the square dance as the official dance of the State of Nevada. (BDR 19-677)
SB145 Authorizes a nonresident who is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States and is stationed in Nevada to enroll in the Program for the Education of Motorcycle Riders. (BDR 43-71)
AB182 Revises provisions relating to collective bargaining by local government employers. (BDR 23-646)
AB238 Revises provisions relating to the solicitation of bids for a homeowners' association project. (BDR 10-808)
SB261 Makes various changes relating to certain research facilities. (BDR 50-56)
SB271 Revises provisions relating to the Virgin Valley Water District. (BDR S-730)
AB318 Revises provisions governing financial services. (BDR 52-245)
AB321 Revises provisions relating to school police officers. (BDR 34-925)
AB351 Revises provisions relating to projects to benefit charter schools. (BDR 34-1012)