Assemblyman Alexander Assefa

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular sessions and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Government Affairs; Growth and Infrastructure; Natural Resources
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Government Affairs; Health and Human Services; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Committee on High-Level Radioactive Waste


  • Clark County Democratic Party, Transport and Tourism Workers Caucus, Chairman
  • Ethiopian Community Center of Las Vegas, Political Advisor
  • Ethiopian Community Development Council, African Community Center, Board Member


  • Averett University, Danville, Virginia, Political Science, B.A.
  • Aviation, Pilot's License


Occupation: Small Business Owner
Recreation: Motorcycling, snowboarding
Born: 1983, Dodola, Ethiopia
Spouse: Zenash Mebratu

Primary Sponsor

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)
AB145 Revises provisions governing school safety. (BDR 34-23)
AB146 Creates the Nevada Office of the Inspector General. (BDR 18-2)
AB153 Revises provisions governing the storage of firearms. (BDR 15-119)
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)
AB170 Revises provisions relating to health insurance coverage. (BDR 57-278)
AB181 Revises provisions governing employment attendance practices. (BDR 53-833)
AB183 Prohibits certain correctional services from being provided by private entities. (BDR 16-290)
AB186 Makes various changes related to elections. (BDR 24-678)
AB192 Establishes a procedure when certain offenses are decriminalized. (BDR 14-319)
AB251 Expands the employers subject to provisions prohibiting certain unlawful employment practices. (BDR 53-1046)
SB254 Revises provisions relating to carbon reduction. (BDR 40-907)
AB258 Makes changes relating to the provision of special education in public schools. (BDR 34-760)
AB269 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-834)
AB275 Makes various changes relating to professional and occupational licensing. (BDR 54-676)
AB277 Requires school districts to establish, through negotiations with an employee organization, a program to increase the salaries of teachers and other employees. (BDR 34-1045)
AB281 Restricts certain state and local law enforcement agencies from performing certain actions relating to immigration enforcement. (BDR 14-898)
AB304 Revises requirements relating to class sizes in public schools. (BDR 34-930)
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)
SB336 Requires the Governor to annually proclaim July 28 as Buffalo Soldiers Day in the State of Nevada. (BDR 19-791)
AB376 Revises provisions relating to persons in custody. (BDR 16-675)
AB390 Revises provisions relating to equipment on motor vehicles. (BDR 43-1059)
AB401 Revises provisions governing the highway funding mechanism. (BDR 43-832)
AB402 Establishes provisions for the formation of transportation workers cooperatives. (BDR 58-1053)


AJR1 Expresses objection to the transfer of radioactive plutonium to this State. (BDR R-977)
ACR3 Memorializes former Assemblyman Bob Price. (BDR R-971)
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)
AB136 Makes various changes relating to public construction. (BDR 28-145)
AB138 Revises provisions governing workers' compensation. (BDR 53-708)
SB143 Repeals, revises and reenacts provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms. (BDR 15-755)
AB147 Authorizes a physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse to perform certain services. (BDR 40-85)
AB169 Establishes the Maternal Mortality Review Committee. (BDR 40-712)
AB174 Establishes the Nevada Interagency Advisory Council on Homelessness to Housing. (BDR 18-94)
SB178 Creates the Council on Food Security and the Food for People, Not Landfills Program. (BDR 18-57)
SB179 Revises provisions relating to abortions. (BDR 40-567)
AB182 Designates neon as the official state element of the State of Nevada. (BDR 19-670)
AB190 Revises provisions relating to certain construction. (BDR 28-637)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to bail in certain criminal cases. (BDR 14-127)
SB203 Revises provisions governing programs for children who are blind, visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing. (BDR 38-77)
AB207 Revises various provisions relating to business entities. (BDR 7-146)
AB216 Requires the establishment of a database of information relating to funding opportunities for higher education. (BDR 18-858)
AB219 Makes various changes relating to education. (BDR 34-673)
AB234 Makes various changes relating to the Program for Child Care and Development. (BDR 38-305)
AB246 Revises provisions relating to business entities. (BDR 18-996)
AB252 Revises provisions relating to providers of community-based living arrangement services. (BDR 39-656)
AB254 Revises provisions relating to sickle cell disease and its variants. (BDR 40-20)
AB257 Provides for the establishment of the Nevada State Holocaust Museum. (BDR 33-1039)
AB264 Makes various changes relating to relations between state agencies and Indian nations or tribes. (BDR 18-671)
SB265 Revises provisions relating to certain information and records concerning public safety. (BDR 14-1042)
SB286 Revises provisions relating to aggregated sentences and eligibility for parole. (BDR 14-293)
AB306 Enacts provisions to assist veteran-owned businesses to create cooperatives. (BDR 7-288)
AB307 Establishes provisions governing the use of a gang database by a local law enforcement agency. (BDR 14-897)
AB338 Revises requirements for the operation of a motor vehicle by a young driver. (BDR 43-600)
AB339 Revises provisions relating to wages paid to certain persons who participate in job and day training services. (BDR 39-104)
AB348 Makes various changes related to working conditions at certain medical facilities. (BDR 53-843)
AB363 Revises certain provisions relating to homeless youth. (BDR 43-1033)
AB399 Provides for the establishment of a retirement savings program for private sector employees. (BDR 31-606)
AB405 Requires the State Treasurer to establish a student loan program for postsecondary education. (BDR 18-276)
AB432 Establishes provisions governing worker cooperative corporations. (BDR 7-1026)