Assemblyman Steve Yeager

Speaker pro Tempore
Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2017-2021 (first elected November 2016)—three regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Growth and Infrastructure; Revenue
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Growth and Infrastructure (Vice Chair); Commerce and Labor
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Corrections, Parole, and Probation (Vice Chair); Health and Human Services; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study of Issues Relating to Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana (Chair); Committee to Consult with the Director; Gaming Policy Committee; Southern Regional Behavioral Health Policy Board; Technological Crime Advisory Board
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Advisability and Feasibility of Treating Certain Traffic and Related Violations as Civil Infractions (Chair); Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice; Gaming Policy Committee; Nevada State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision; Southern Regional Behavioral Health Policy Board

Other Public Service

  • Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice, Subcommittee to Review Arrestee DNA, Chairman, 2013-2014

Honors and Awards

  • Alumni Exemplary Public Service Award, Cornell Law School, 2020
  • Southwest Legislator of the Year, TechNet, 2019
  • 2019 Legislative Award, Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 2019

Other Achievements

  • Graduate, Citizens' Police Academy, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, 2018
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Dedicated Service Award, 2016


  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Hope for Prisoner Advisory Council, Member
  • Support America's Teachers, Board Member, 2019-current


  • University of Michigan, B.A., History and Spanish
  • Cornell Law School, J.D., Cum Laude


Occupation: Partner, Battle Born Injury Lawyers
Recreation: Running, hiking, reading, writing, traveling
Born: 1978, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Spouse: Bita Yeager

Primary Sponsor

AJR1 Urges the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to study the effectiveness and use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for veterans. (BDR R-838)
SCR3 Memorializes esteemed attorney and lobbyist Ben Graham. (BDR R-1095)
AR7 Adds former Assemblyman Peter “Pete” Livermore to the Assembly Wall of Distinction. (BDR R-1189)
AR8 Adds former Assemblywoman Barbara E. Buckley to the Assembly Wall of Distinction. (BDR R-1188)
AR10 Expresses appreciation to the staff of the Assembly for their service during the 82nd Session of the Nevada Legislature. (BDR R-1233)
AR11 Expresses appreciation to Lucinda “Cindy” Benjamin for her many years of service to the Nevada Assembly. (BDR R-1234)
AB75 Revises certain requirements relating to securities. (BDR 7-145)
AB76 Revises provisions governing civil actions. (BDR 2-147)
AB77 Revises provisions governing economic development. (BDR 18-711)
AB122 Revises provisions relating to tobacco. (BDR 32-728)
SB132 Revises provisions relating to insurance coverage for living organ donors. (BDR 57-551)
SB133 Revises provisions relating to presidential electors. (BDR 24-539)
AB151 Provides for the issuance for a limited duration of special license plates commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the University of Nevada, Reno. (BDR 43-89)
AB160 Revises provisions governing the sealing of certain criminal records. (BDR 14-634)
AB164 Revises provisions related to outdoor recreation. (BDR 35-487)
SB182 Revises provisions governing motor vehicles. (BDR 43-674)
AB184 Establishes an incentive program for the purchase of certain zero-emission medium-duty and heavy-duty vehicles. (BDR 40-588)
SB195 Revises provisions related to cannabis. (BDR 56-452)
SB226 Revises provisions governing governmental financial administration. (BDR 28-494)
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)
SB243 Revises provisions relating to catalytic converters. (BDR 15-37)
SB266 Revises various provisions relating to gaming. (BDR 41-943)
SB285 Makes an appropriation for civics education programs. (BDR S-86)
AB299 Creates the Nevada Medal of Distinction. (BDR 18-780)
AB300 Revises provisions relating to domestic partnerships. (BDR 11-146)
AB322 Revises provisions relating to kratom products. (BDR 52-763)
AB355 Revises provisions relating to firearms. (BDR 15-937)
SB375 Makes an appropriation to the Nevada System of Higher Education for a grant program to expand undergraduate and graduate nursing programs at institutions within the System. (BDR S-917)
AB388 Makes an appropriation to the Department of Sentencing Policy for the purpose of funding certain grants awarded by the Nevada Local Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council. (BDR S-1049)
AB399 Creates the Subcommittee on Education Accountability of the Interim Finance Committee. (BDR 17-1043)
AB410 Revises provisions relating to industrial insurance. (BDR 53-1030)
AB448 Revises provisions governing the real property transfer tax. (BDR 32-938)
AB465 Revises provisions governing the state militia. (BDR 36-1192)
AB490 Authorizes the establishment of academic medical districts. (BDR 22-586)
AB514 Revises provisions governing public buildings. (BDR S-1193)
AB528 Establishes a program to provide matching funds to certain qualified projects related to the prevention of homelessness and provision of assistance to persons who are experiencing homelessness. (BDR 18-1226)


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)
SB131 Revises provisions relating to reproductive health care. (BDR 54-44)
AB140 Makes Juneteenth Day a legal holiday in this State. (BDR 19-63)
AB170 Revises provisions relating to certain offenses involving concentrated cannabis. (BDR 40-110)
AB224 Revises provisions governing collective bargaining. (BDR 23-155)
SB286 Revises provisions relating to health care. (BDR 40-84)
AB356 Enacts provisions relating to mobile tracking devices. (BDR 15-1007)