Assemblywoman Dina Neal

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2017 (first elected November 2010)—four regular and four special sessions
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Taxation (Chair); Government Affairs (Vice Chair); Commerce and Labor
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Government Affairs; Taxation
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Government Affairs (Vice Chair); Education; Taxation
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Government Affairs; Taxation; Transportation

Other Public Service

  • Legislative Commission, Alternate member, 2015-2017
  • Adult literacy program, Volunteer
  • Southern Economic Enterprise Board, Community Board Member, 2007-2009
  • Southern Nevada Health District, Teen Pregnancy Committee, 2011-current
  • Education Commission of the States, Commissioner 2011-2012; Policy Advocate 2013-2014
  • Clark County Community Development Block Grant Board, Vice Chair

Other Achievements

  • Project Save, Grant writer
  • Ninth Circuit Court, Extern, 2001


  • National Bar Association, Member
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Region 12 Chair, 2016-2017
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Vice Chair, 2014-2017
  • Southern Nevada Enterprise Community Board, Committee Chair, 2013-2017
  • Finance and Economic Development Committee, CSG-West, 2011-2015
  • Clark County Democrats Recruitment Committee, Member, 2009
  • Presidential Caucus, Precinct 4017, Caucus Chair, 2008
  • Urban Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2005-2007
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People


  • Chaparral High School, Las Vegas
  • Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.A., Political Science
  • Southern University Law Center, J.D.


Occupation: Contract Administrator and Adjunct Professor
Recreation: Reading, swimming, education
Born: 1972, North Las Vegas
Children: Alexandra and Tuwaski

Primary Sponsor

AB116 Revises provisions governing the Regional Business Development Advisory Council for Clark County. (BDR S-263)
SB190 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 18-785)
AB225 Revises provisions governing programs for reentry of offenders and parolees into the community. (BDR 16-45)
AB235 Requires an employer to provide paid sick leave to each employee of the employer under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-1059)
AB236 Enacts provisions related to the promotion of public engagement by state agencies. (BDR 18-697)
AB237 Revises provisions governing motor vehicle registration. (BDR 43-396)
SB259 Requires an employer to provide paid sick leave to each employee of the employer under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-973)
SB284 Requires the State Plan for Medicaid to provide for certain nonmedical transportation. (BDR 38-974)
SB323 Establishes a program to provide loans to certain small businesses owned by minorities and women. (BDR 18-956)
AB342 Revises provisions relating to employment and economic development. (BDR 18-16)
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)
AB344 Revises provisions governing Medicaid managed care programs. (BDR 38-399)
AB345 Revises provisions relating to certain government contracts. (BDR 27-398)
AB399 Directs the Office of Economic Development to create a pilot program to encourage the growth of existing businesses in this State. (BDR S-46)


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)
AB124 Revises provisions governing punishment for crimes. (BDR 4-182)
AB143 Authorizes electronic verification of motor vehicle insurance. (BDR 43-28)
AB151 Revises provisions relating to the adoption of children. (BDR 11-757)
AB152 Enacts certain requirements governing child care facilities. (BDR 38-623)
AB178 Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-248)
AB194 Revises provisions governing historic preservation. (BDR 33-246)
AB197 Establishes certain requirements for the operation of seasonal or temporary recreation programs. (BDR 38-506)
AB201 Revises provisions governing eminent domain. (BDR 3-960)
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)
AB234 Enacts provisions related to multicultural education. (BDR 34-102)
AB239 Regulates operators of unmanned aerial vehicles in this State. (BDR 44-8)
SB261 Makes various changes relating to certain research facilities. (BDR 50-56)
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)
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)
AB291 Makes an appropriation for school districts to provide early childhood education programs. (BDR S-273)
AB294 Enacts provisions relating to suicide prevention for veterans. (BDR 37-692)
AB304 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 18-1067)
AB311 Makes various changes to the regulation of residential mortgage bankers, mortgage brokers, mortgage loan originators and mortgage servicers and enacts the Nevada Private Money Real Estate Loan Act. (BDR 54-668)
AB314 Revises provisions governing the boards of trustees of school districts. (BDR 34-103)
SB316 Revises provisions relating to voter registration. (BDR 24-652)
AB317 Revises provisions governing common-interest communities. (BDR 10-712)
AB318 Revises provisions governing financial services. (BDR 52-245)
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)
AB341 Revises provisions relating to pupils with disabilities. (BDR 34-832)
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)
SB371 Revises provisions governing the use of apprentices on public works. (BDR 53-671)
SB379 Provides for the investigation of complaints concerning certain providers of services pursuant to the State Plan for Medicaid. (BDR 38-1019)