Assemblywoman Dina Neal

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2019 (first elected November 2010)—five regular and four special sessions
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Taxation (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Ways and Means, Public Safety, Natural Resources and Transportation (Vice Chair)
  • 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
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Council to Establish Academic Standards for Public Schools; Interim Finance Committee; Southern Nevada Enterprise Community Board
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Advisory Committee to Monitor Implementation of the Reorganization of Large School Districts; Council to Establish Academic Standards for Public Schools; Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Advisability and Feasibility of Treating Certain Traffic and Related Violations as Civil Infractions
  • Legislative Commission, Alternate member, 2015-2016

Other Public Service

  • Adult Literacy Program, Volunteer
  • Clark County Community Development Block Grant Board, Vice Chair
  • Education Commission of the States, Commissioner 2011-2012; Policy Advocate 2013-2014
  • Southern Economic Enterprise Board, Community Board Member, 2007-2009
  • Southern Nevada Health District, Teen Pregnancy Committee, 2011-current
  • Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board, Inc., Executive Committee, Director

Other Achievements

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


  • National Bar Association, Member
  • Committee Member, Task Force on State and Local Taxation, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2018-2020
  • Member, Board of Directors, Parliamentarian for Nobel Women, National Organization of Black Elected Women, 2017-2019
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Region 12 Chair, 2016-2020
  • Committee Member, Labor and Workforce Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2015-2020
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Committee on Labor and Workforce Development,Vice Chair, 2014-2018
  • 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, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
  • Southern University Law Center, Juris Doctorate


  • Adjunct Professor, Nevada State College and College of Southern Nevada


Occupation: Adjunct Professor
Recreation: Research, Writing and Reading
Born: Las Vegas, NV
Children: Alexandra and Tuwaski

Primary Sponsor

AJR10* Proposes to amend the Ordinance of the Nevada Constitution and the Nevada Constitution to remove language authorizing the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as a criminal punishment. (BDR C-496)
SB76 Establishes provisions governing certain products that contain intentionally added perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances. (BDR 52-291)
SB125 Revises provisions relating to transportation. (BDR 58-574)
SB126 Revises provisions relating to the NV Grow Program. (BDR S-791)
SB127 Provides Medicaid coverage for heart and lung transplants for certain adults. (BDR 38-142)
AB140 Makes Juneteenth Day a legal holiday in this State. (BDR 19-63)
SB143 Revises provisions relating to discrimination in housing. (BDR 18-1)
AB163 Revises provisions governing employment. (BDR 53-834)
SB174 Revises provisions governing common-interest communities. (BDR 10-610)
SB185 Establishes provisions relating to businesses. (BDR 18-35)
SB187 Revises provisions related to the employment of offenders. (BDR 16-376)
SB207 Revises provisions relating to ethics in government. (BDR 23-875)
AB217 Revises provisions governing higher education. (BDR 34-464)
SB240 Revises provisions relating to the Nevada New Markets Jobs Act. (BDR 18-792)
SB246 Revises provisions relating to governmental administration. (BDR S-1028)
SB254* Revises provisions relating to discrimination in housing. (BDR 18-38)
SB261 Revises provisions relating to local governments. (BDR 19-793)
SB262 Revises the qualifications for membership on certain town advisory councils and boards. (BDR 21-857)
SB271 Revises provisions relating to discrimination. (BDR 18-2)
SB291 Makes various changes relating to education. (BDR 34-503)
AB292 Revises provisions governing offenders. (BDR 16-252)
SB305 Provides for the establishment of a retirement savings program for private sector employees. (BDR 31-933)
AB317 Revises provisions relating to dual credit courses. (BDR 34-948)
SB317 Establishes provisions relating to resources for persons experiencing homelessness. (BDR 38-981)
SB333 Revises provisions relating to virtual currency. (BDR 57-18)
SB340 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR S-10)
SB344 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-4)
SB362 Revises provisions relating to public safety. (BDR 15-289)
SB368 Revises provisions relating to real property. (BDR 10-989)
SB373 Revises provisions relating to language access. (BDR 18-1034)
SB385 Revises provisions relating to health care. (BDR 40-375)
SB390 Enacts provisions relating to neurodegenerative diseases. (BDR 40-135)
SB395 Revises provisions relating to real property. (BDR 10-288)
SB396 Imposes a tax on the retail sale of certain digital products. (BDR 32-6)
SB400 Revises provisions relating to homelessness. (BDR 38-1027)
SB428 Proposes to exempt sales of diapers from sales and use taxes and analogous taxes upon approval by the voters. (BDR 32-1033)
SB434 Revises provisions related to retirement. (BDR 23-16)
SB450 Establishes a program for the relocation of persons residing in the Windsor Park neighborhood of the City of North Las Vegas. (BDR S-794)


SCR2 Declares April 2023 as Financial Literacy Month. (BDR R-1096)
SCR3 Memorializes esteemed attorney and lobbyist Ben Graham. (BDR R-1095)
SR4 Inducts Richard Bryan into the Senate Hall of Fame. (BDR R-1196)
SR5 Inducts Joseph Paul Hardy into the Senate Hall of Fame. (BDR R-1195)
SJR5 Urges Congress to expand the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children to cover the purchase of menstrual products. (BDR R-980)
SR6 Inducts Claire Jesse Clift as an honorary member into the Senate Hall of Fame. (BDR R-1197)
AJR8 Urges the Congress of the United States to deschedule marijuana as a schedule I controlled substance. (BDR R-615)
SB131 Revises provisions relating to reproductive health care. (BDR 54-44)
SB132 Revises provisions relating to insurance coverage for living organ donors. (BDR 57-551)
SB133 Revises provisions relating to presidential electors. (BDR 24-539)
SB144 Establishes a credit against certain taxes for a taxpayer who donates money to a career and technical program tax credit organization that makes grants to programs of career and technical education. (BDR 34-866)
SB153 Makes various changes relating to corrections. (BDR 16-126)
SB161 Makes revisions relating to personal health and wellness. (BDR 38-811)
SB164 Revises provisions relating to special license plates. (BDR 43-8)
SB167 Prohibits the imposition of step therapy under certain circumstances. (BDR 57-81)
AB176 Revises provisions relating to housing. (BDR 10-226)
SB177 Imposes requirements governing Medicaid coverage of certain antipsychotic or anticonvulsant drugs. (BDR 38-82)
SB189 Makes an appropriation to Communities In Schools of Nevada for the purpose of providing integrated student support services. (BDR S-499)
SB204 Provides for the limited practice of medicine by certain medical school graduates. (BDR 54-49)
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)
SB232 Requires the State Plan for Medicaid to include coverage for postpartum care services. (BDR 38-45)
SB236 Makes an appropriation for educational programs relating to history, law and civics. (BDR S-939)
SB244 Makes an appropriation to the Other State Education Programs Account for the creation and maintenance of school gardens. (BDR S-557)
SB248 Revises provisions relating to governmental financial administration. (BDR 31-631)
SB266 Revises various provisions relating to gaming. (BDR 41-943)
SB275 Revises provisions relating to manufactured home parks. (BDR 10-958)
SB277 Revises provisions relating to cannabis. (BDR 56-193)
SB283 Revises certain provisions relating to health care . (BDR 54-555)
SB285 Makes an appropriation for civics education programs. (BDR S-86)
SB286 Revises provisions relating to health care. (BDR 40-84)
SB296 Revises provisions related to traffic stops. (BDR 43-196)
SB299 Revises provisions related to monorails. (BDR 28-955)
SB301 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-967)
SB302 Revises provisions relating to health care. (BDR 54-55)
SB303 Revises provisions relating to motor vehicles. (BDR 43-673)
SB309 Makes various changes relating to health care. (BDR 15-498)
SB313 Revises provisions relating to mental health education. (BDR 34-58)
SB339 Makes an appropriation to the Department of Education for the provision of grants to organizations to provide certain supplies and materials to teachers and specialized instructional support personnel. (BDR S-85)
SB341 Revises provisions relating to governmental financial administration. (BDR S-502)
SB350 Revises provisions relating to graduate medical education. (BDR 18-553)
AB356 Enacts provisions relating to mobile tracking devices. (BDR 15-1007)
SB363 Revises provisions relating to affordable housing. (BDR 25-1029)
SB370 Revises provisions relating to the protection of consumer information. (BDR 52-42)
SB381 Prohibits a landlord from requiring a tenant to pay certain charges. (BDR 10-650)
SB392 Revises provisions relating to commercial kitchen equipment. (BDR 42-966)
SB403 Makes an appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles to provide discounts on the governmental services tax. (BDR S-997)
SB425 Establishes the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education to develop a statewide vision and implementation plan to improve the public education system in this State. (BDR 34-1060)