Assemblywoman Selena Torres

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Government Affairs (Vice Chair); Education; LOE
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Judiciary; Legislative Operations and Elections
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Advisory Council for Family Engagement; Board of Directors for Corporation for Public Benefit for Nevada Youth Legislature; Education Commission of the States; Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

Other Achievements

  • Founder, Cesar Chavez Day, Las Vegas, 2013–current

Affiliations

  • Teach for America, 2017–current
  • Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc., 2015–current

Education

  • College of Southern Nevada, A.A.
  • University of Nevada, Reno, English Literature, B.A.
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, M.Ed. (Candidate)

Personal

Occupation: High School Teacher
Recreation: Paddleboarding
Born: 1995, Las Vegas, Nevada

Primary Sponsor

AB155 Revises provisions governing the eligibility requirements for grants awarded under the Silver State Opportunity Grant Program. (BDR 34-674)
AB159 Establishes the Governor's Advisory Council on Food Security within the Department of Health and Human Services. (BDR 18-830)
AB168 Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-539)
AB219 Makes various changes relating to education. (BDR 34-673)
SB254 Revises provisions relating to carbon reduction. (BDR 40-907)
AB275 Makes various changes relating to professional and occupational licensing. (BDR 54-676)
AB281 Restricts certain state and local law enforcement agencies from performing certain actions relating to immigration enforcement. (BDR 14-898)
AB293 Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-672)
AB294 Makes various changes concerning graduation requirements for certain pupils who experience instability concerning residence. (BDR 34-1022)
AB295 Revising provisions governing sexuality education in public schools. (BDR 34-811)
AB307 Establishes provisions governing the use of a gang database by a local law enforcement agency. (BDR 14-897)
AB322 Makes an appropriation to the Eighth Judicial District to support the operation of juvenile assessment centers. (BDR S-713)
SB336 Requires the Governor to annually proclaim July 28 as Buffalo Soldiers Day in the State of Nevada. (BDR 19-791)
SB350 Revises provisions relating to Nevada Promise Scholarships. (BDR 34-308)
AB376 Revises provisions relating to persons in custody. (BDR 16-675)

Co-Sponsor

AJR1 Expresses objection to the transfer of radioactive plutonium to this State. (BDR R-977)
ACR3 Memorializes former Assemblyman Bob Price. (BDR R-971)
AJR4 Urges the President and the Congress of the United States to pass acts to combat illegal harvesting and trafficking of human organs. (BDR R-92)
AJR6 Urges Congress to prevent the United States Census Bureau from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census. (BDR R-279)
SCR7 Celebrates the sister state relationship between the State of Nevada and Taiwan. (BDR R-1266)
SCR8 Memorializes former Nevada Attorney General and Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Springer. (BDR R-1259)
ACR9 Celebrates the Life of Assemblyman Odis “Tyrone” Thompson. (BDR R-1291)
AB134 Revises provisions governing privileges. (BDR 4-694)
AB136 Makes various changes relating to public construction. (BDR 28-145)
SB143 Repeals, revises and reenacts provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms. (BDR 15-755)
AB143 Revises provisions governing the Capitol Police Division of the Department of Public Safety. (BDR 27-942)
AB144 Proposes to exempt sales of diapers from sales and use taxes and analogous taxes upon approval by the voters. (BDR 32-275)
AB153 Revises provisions governing the storage of firearms. (BDR 15-119)
AB169 Establishes the Maternal Mortality Review Committee. (BDR 40-712)
AB174 Establishes the Nevada Interagency Advisory Council on Homelessness to Housing. (BDR 18-94)
AB178 Provides for transferable tax credits for the rehabilitation of historic buildings. (BDR 32-297)
SB178 Creates the Council on Food Security and the Food for People, Not Landfills Program. (BDR 18-57)
AB179 Revises provisions relating to public works. (BDR 28-622)
AB181 Revises provisions governing employment attendance practices. (BDR 53-833)
AB182 Designates neon as the official state element of the State of Nevada. (BDR 19-670)
AB189 Revises provisions relating to warrants for the search of a person. (BDR 14-958)
AB190 Revises provisions relating to certain construction. (BDR 28-637)
AB193 Revises provisions governing driver authorization cards. (BDR 43-896)
AB195 Revises provisions governing crimes against property. (BDR 15-130)
AB196 Makes an appropriation for incentives for teachers who currently teach at Title I schools and underperforming schools. (BDR S-144)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to bail in certain criminal cases. (BDR 14-127)
SB229 Revises provisions relating to certain businesses. (BDR 54-823)
AB246 Revises provisions relating to business entities. (BDR 18-996)
AB251 Expands the employers subject to provisions prohibiting certain unlawful employment practices. (BDR 53-1046)
AB258 Makes changes relating to the provision of special education in public schools. (BDR 34-760)
AB267 Provides compensation to certain persons who were wrongfully convicted. (BDR 3-657)
AB274 Revises provisions relating to governmental administration. (BDR 18-86)
SB286 Revises provisions relating to aggregated sentences and eligibility for parole. (BDR 14-293)
AB289 Revises provisions relating to the subject area of reading. (BDR 34-93)
AB304 Revises requirements relating to class sizes in public schools. (BDR 34-930)
AB305 Revises provisions relating to certain financial transactions. (BDR 56-1060)
AB306 Enacts provisions to assist veteran-owned businesses to create cooperatives. (BDR 7-288)
AB308 Revises provisions relating to the modified business tax. (BDR 32-867)
AB315 Requires the expungement of all records relating to the wrongful arrest of a person in certain circumstances. (BDR 14-831)
AB339 Revises provisions relating to wages paid to certain persons who participate in job and day training services. (BDR 39-104)
AB347 Revises provisions governing business associations. (BDR 7-554)
AB363 Revises certain provisions relating to homeless youth. (BDR 43-1033)
AB390 Revises provisions relating to equipment on motor vehicles. (BDR 43-1059)
AB402 Establishes provisions for the formation of transportation workers cooperatives. (BDR 58-1053)
AB499 Provides for a special license plate of limited duration commemorating the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. (BDR 43-1265)