Assemblywoman Sarah Peters

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Health and Human Services (Vice Chair); Growth and Infrastructure; Ways and Means
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Judiciary; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System (Vice Chair); Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning Wildfires; Legislative Committee on Energy

Other Achievements

  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, Certified, 2016–current
  • Certified Environmental Manager, Nevada, 2015
  • Engineering Intern, 2011


  • Democratic Women of Washoe County, Second Vice Chair, 2018
  • House of Genius Reno, Board Member, 2016–2018
  • Children's pre-school, Co-Vice Chair PTO, 2018
  • Nevada Women’s Lobby, Member, 2018–current
  • Nevada Water Resources Association, Member, 2016–current
  • Reno Chapter of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Vice Chair and Secretary, 2012–2014


  • University of Nevada, Reno, Environmental Engineering, B.S.


Recreation: Family, gardening, knitting, reading, rock climbing, camping
Born: 1987, Silver City, Nevada
Spouse: Matthew Peters
Children: Isabelle, Castiel, Rose

Primary Sponsor

AJR3 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to establish certain rights relating to the environment. (BDR C-156)
SB78 Makes various changes relating to property. (BDR 10-623)
AB109 Establishes provisions relating to soil health. (BDR 49-571)
SB153 Makes various changes relating to corrections. (BDR 16-126)
AB154 Provides for the regulation of the living donation of birth tissue. (BDR 40-455)
AB155 Establishes provisions relating to biomarker testing. (BDR 40-305)
SB189 Makes an appropriation to Communities In Schools of Nevada for the purpose of providing integrated student support services. (BDR S-499)
AB222 Makes changes to the computation of credit for service for certain members of the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-752)
AB224 Revises provisions governing collective bargaining. (BDR 23-155)
AB283 Makes changes relating to doula services. (BDR 38-844)
AB312 Establishes provisions relating to environmental justice. (BDR 40-157)
AB313 Revises provisions relating to mining reclamation. (BDR 46-590)
SB320 Revises provisions related to the Legislature. (BDR 23-194)
AB332 Revises provisions relating to student education loans. (BDR 55-162)
AB337 Revises provisions relating to public employment. (BDR 23-1052)
AB338 Revises provisions governing health care. (BDR 38-591)
AB357 Revises provisions governing sexual education in public schools. (BDR 34-163)
AB382 Makes an appropriation to the Immigration Clinic at the William S. Boyd School of Law of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, for the purpose of expanding the provision of pro bono legal services relating to immigration law. (BDR S-858)
AB383 Revises provisions relating to health care. (BDR 40-116)
SB426 Revises provisions governing rent increases. (BDR 10-15)


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)
ACR4 Directs the Joint Interim Standing Committee on Government Affairs to conduct a study of the use of polygraphic examinations on certain employees. (BDR R-1008)
AJR6 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to adopt the National Popular Vote Compact. (BDR C-389)
SJR7 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to establish certain rights relating to reproductive health. (BDR C-864)
AJR8 Urges the Congress of the United States to deschedule marijuana as a schedule I controlled substance. (BDR R-615)
AB116 Requires the provision of information and referrals concerning Down syndrome under certain circumstances. (BDR 40-569)
AB131 Revises provisions governing urban and community forestry. (BDR 47-720)
SB131 Revises provisions relating to reproductive health care. (BDR 54-44)
SB133 Revises provisions relating to presidential electors. (BDR 24-539)
SB138 Revises provisions relating to sex trafficking. (BDR 15-609)
AB140 Makes Juneteenth Day a legal holiday in this State. (BDR 19-63)
AB162 Establishes provisions governing the use of neonicotinoid pesticides. (BDR 51-97)
AB169 Revises provisions governing the labeling of feminine hygiene products. (BDR 51-617)
AB170 Revises provisions relating to certain offenses involving concentrated cannabis. (BDR 40-110)
AB193 Revises provisions relating to custodial interrogations of children. (BDR 5-229)
SB195 Revises provisions related to cannabis. (BDR 56-452)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to special license plates. (BDR 43-118)
AB217 Revises provisions governing higher education. (BDR 34-464)
AB223 Revises requirements relating to collection agencies. (BDR 54-755)
SB231 Makes appropriations to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to school districts that budget salary increases for certain employees and to the Department of Education for certain personnel costs. (BDR S-508)
AB245 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-818)
AB246 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-821)
SB262 Revises the qualifications for membership on certain town advisory councils and boards. (BDR 21-857)
SB263 Makes an appropriation to the Children's Cabinet for the purchase and renovation of a parcel of land to carry out the Oddie Project. (BDR S-921)
AB265 Revises provisions relating to mental health. (BDR 39-96)
AB274 Revises provisions governing required instruction in financial literacy. (BDR 34-759)
AB276 Revises provisions governing telehealth. (BDR 54-831)
AB277 Establishes provisions governing rural emergency hospitals. (BDR 40-637)
AB282 Establishes provisions governing a subsidy for certain substitute teachers. (BDR 34-841)
AB286 Makes various changes relating to elections. (BDR 24-530)
SB286 Revises provisions relating to health care. (BDR 40-84)
SB296 Revises provisions related to traffic stops. (BDR 43-196)
SB321 Revises provisions relating to crimes. (BDR 14-550)
AB328 Makes an appropriation to the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic at the William S. Boyd School of Law of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. (BDR S-1058)
AB340 Revises provisions governing certain actions and proceedings relating to real property. (BDR 3-77)
SB348 Revises provisions relating to health facilities. (BDR 40-51)
SB428 Proposes to exempt sales of diapers from sales and use taxes and analogous taxes upon approval by the voters. (BDR 32-1033)
SB439 Revises provisions relating to communicable diseases. (BDR 40-987)
AB529 Revises provisions relating to the compensation of certain county officers. (BDR 20-1229)