Assemblywoman Melissa Hardy

Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular sessions and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Judiciary
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Government Affairs
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Costs of Prescription Drugs; Committee to Review Child Support Guidelines; Nevada Veterans' Services Commission

Other Achievements

  • Port of Subs Corporation, Top Performing Store, 2005–2010
  • Real Estate Agent, 1993–2007
  • Vocal Performer, National Anthem, UNLV, 1983–1993; Naturalization Ceremonies, 1983–1990
  • Nevada Cherry Blossom Princess, 1990


  • Henderson Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, 1993–2007
  • National Honor Society


  • Las Vegas High School, with High Honors, 1987
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Hotel/Business Administration, B.S.


Occupation: Small Business Owner, Port of Subs
Recreation: Singing, piano, tennis, interior decoration, reading, water skiing, travel, sports fan
Born: 1969, Las Vegas, Nevada
Spouse: Damon S. Hardy
Children: Celssie, Cydnie

Primary Sponsor

AB86 Revises provisions relating to animal welfare. (BDR 50-203)
AB87 Revises provisions relating to animals. (BDR 54-206)
AB97 Revises provisions relating to government administration. (BDR 22-526)
AB123 Establishes certain requirements and restrictions relating to policies of rental obligations insurance and rental assurances agreements. (BDR 57-527)
AB124 Revises provisions governing the renewal of a license as an osteopathic physician or physician assistant. (BDR 54-525)
AB159 Revises provisions relating to cruelty to animals. (BDR 16-71)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-199)
AB195 Revises provisions governing certain fees for drivers' licenses and identification cards. (BDR 43-636)
AB196 Revises provisions governing the injection of a neuromodulator that is derived from Clostridium botulinum. (BDR 40-687)
SB212 Authorizes the reimbursement of teachers for certain out-of-pocket expenses. (BDR 34-585)
AB275 Revises provisions governing the sealing of criminal records. (BDR 14-204)
AB315 Establishes various provisions relating to geothermal energy. (BDR 58-947)
SB322 Revises provisions relating to reckless driving. (BDR 43-934)
AB342 Requires a cannabis establishment agent to take certain actions to verify the age of a consumer before selling cannabis or a cannabis product. (BDR 56-1024)


AJR1 Urges the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to study the effectiveness and use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for veterans. (BDR R-838)
AJR1* Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to add and revise terms relating to persons with certain conditions for whose benefit certain public entities are supported by the State. (BDR C-477)
SCR3 Memorializes esteemed attorney and lobbyist Ben Graham. (BDR R-1095)
AJR4 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to create an independent redistricting commission. (BDR C-739)
AB163 Revises provisions governing employment. (BDR 53-834)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to special license plates. (BDR 43-118)
AB205 Establishes the Nevada Child Adoption Grant Program. (BDR 11-733)
SB220 Revises provisions relating to the Nevada Educational Choice Scholarship Program. (BDR 34-99)
SB273 Changes the name of the Nevada State College to the Nevada State University. (BDR 34-968)
AB277 Establishes provisions governing rural emergency hospitals. (BDR 40-637)
AB287 Provides that peace officers are immune from civil liability under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-1009)
AB295 Revises provisions relating to certain tax exemptions for veterans and surviving spouses of veterans. (BDR 32-691)
AB326 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-690)
AB356 Enacts provisions relating to mobile tracking devices. (BDR 15-1007)
AB370 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-202)
AB374 Revises provisions governing athletics in schools, the Nevada System of Higher Education and organizations for youth sports. (BDR 34-718)
AB429 Revises provisions relating to aviation. (BDR 18-716)