Assemblywoman Maggie Carlton

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly 2011-2021; Nevada Senate, 1999-2009 (first elected November 1998-Nevada Senate, and November 2010-Nevada Assembly)—twelve regular and sixteen special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Ways and Means (Chair); Commerce and Labor (Vice Chair); Natural Resources
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Assembly Committees on: Ways and Means (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Assembly Committees on: Ways and Means (Chair); Commerce and Labor (Vice Chair); Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Assembly Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining; Ways and Means
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Assembly Committees on: Ways and Means (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Transportation
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Assembly Committees on: Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Ways and Means
  • 2009 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor (Chair); Energy, Infrastructure, and Transportation (Vice Chair); Taxation
  • 2007 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources; Transportation and Homeland Security
  • 2005 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources; Transportation and Homeland Security
  • 2003 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Natural Resources; Transportation
  • 2001 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Legislative Affairs and Operations; Natural Resources
  • 1999 SESSION COMMITTEES: Senate Committees on: Commerce and Labor; Legislative Affairs and Operations; Natural Resources
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee (Chair); Interim Retirement and Benefits Committee (Vice Chair); Advisory Committee for a Veterans' Cemetery in Southern Nevada; Legislative Commission; Legislative Commission's Audit Subcommittee; Legislative Committee on Education
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee (Vice Chair); Legislative Commission; Legislative Commission's Audit Subcommittee; Interim Retirement and Benefits Committee; Legislative Committee on Energy; Committee to Conduct Interim Study on Salaries of Positions in Unclassified and Nonclassified Service
  • 2015-2016 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee
  • 2013-2014 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Committee on High-Level Radioactive Waste (Chair); Interim Retirement and Benefits Committee (Chair); Legislative Commission's Audit Subcommittee (Chair); Interim Finance Committee (Vice Chair); Interim Finance Committee's Subcommittee to Review and Advise on the Development of Priorities and Performance Based Budgeting by the Department of Administration, Budget Division (Vice Chair); Legislative Committee on Public Lands
  • 2011-2012 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Interim Finance Committee; Interim Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Early Intervention Services; Legislative Commission’s Audit Subcommittee; Legislative Committee on Health Care; Legislative Committee on Public Lands (Chair); Sunset Subcommittee of the Legislative Commission
  • 2009-2010 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Nevada Legislature’s Commission on Special License Plates (Chair); Legislative Commission; Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Review Regulations; Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Review the United States Department of Labor’s Report on the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Program (Chair)
  • 2007-2008 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Nevada Legislature’s Commission on Special License Plates (Chair); Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Review Regulations; Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System; Nevada Legislature’s Subcommittee of the Legislative Committee on Health Care to Review the Laws and Regulations Governing Providers of Health Care, the Use of Lasers and Intense Pulsed Light Therapy, and the Use of Injections of Cosmetic Substances (Chair)
  • 2005-2006 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System
  • 2003-2004 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission; Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System (Vice Chair)
  • 2001-2002 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Legislative Commission’s Committee to Continue the Review of Programs and Activities in the Lake Tahoe Basin
  • 1999-2000 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee on Workers’ Compensation; Subcommittee to Study Domestic and Municipal Water Wells; Legislative Commission’s Subcommittee to Study the Integration of State and Local Child Welfare Systems in Nevada

Other Public Service

  • Advisory Board on Maternal and Child Health, 2001-2010
  • Governor’s Workforce Investment Board, 2007-2008, 2009-2010
  • Perinatal Substance Abuse Prevention Subcommittee of the Maternal and Child Health Advisory Board, 2003-present
  • Nevada State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision, 2001-2002
  • Governor’s Fundamental Review Committee

Honors and Awards

  • WiLL Pacesetter Award, 2005
  • Nevada State Psychological Association, Legislator of the Year, 2003
  • Nevada Women’s Lobby, Outstanding First Term Legislator

Affiliations

  • The Women Legislators’ Lobby (WiLL), State Director, 2006
  • National Labor Caucus of State Legislators, Executive Committee
  • Girl Scouts
  • Las Vegas Interfaith Council
  • Culinary Local No. 226, Shop Steward
  • Southern Nevada Water Authority Citizens Advisory Committee on Water Quality
  • Girl Scouts Girls Golf Club
  • Griffith United Methodist Church

Personal

Occupation: Executive Director, United Labor Agency of Nevada
Recreation: Gardening
Born: 1957, St. Louis, Missouri
Spouse: Merritt Carlton
Children: M. Grace Gelzer, Lucy Carlton

Primary Sponsor

SJR10 Urges Congress to protect the public lands including and adjacent to Sunrise Mountain, Frenchman Mountain and Rainbow Gardens. (BDR R-101)
SB96 Makes various changes relating to services provided to persons with autism spectrum disorders. (BDR 38-89)
AB189 Expands Medicaid coverage for postpartum care and other services for pregnant women. (BDR 38-130)
AB227 Revises provisions relating to contractors. (BDR 54-720)
AB254 Revises provisions governing collegiate athletics. (BDR 34-879)
AB292 Revises provisions relating to unemployment compensation. (BDR 53-210)
AB348 Revises provisions relating to the Patient Protection Commission. (BDR 40-497)
AB387 Revises provisions relating to midwives. (BDR 54-225)
SB450 Revises provisions relating to the financing of school facilities. (BDR 30-1153)

Co-Sponsor

SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
AJR7 Urges the Congress of the United States to pass the National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2020. (BDR R-765)
AB116 Revises provisions relating to traffic offenses. (BDR 43-491)
AB119 Revises provisions relating to the Maternal Mortality Review Committee. (BDR 40-740)
AB124 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 53-169)
AB148 Revises provisions governing mining. (BDR 46-134)
AB187 Designates the month of September of each year as “Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Prevention and Awareness Month” in Nevada. (BDR 19-917)