Assemblywoman Venicia Considine

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2021 (first elected November 2020)—one regular session
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Government Affairs; Revenue

Honors and Awards

  • Emerge Nevada, Graduate, 2010
  • Women’s Research Institute of Nevada, National Education for Women (NEW) Leadership Nevada, Program Manager, 2001-2003

Other Achievements

  • Democratic National Convention, Nevada at-large Delegate, 2004
  • State Bar of Nevada, Member, 2009-current
  • U.S. District Court of Nevada, Member, 2009-current

Affiliations

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals, 2016-2020
  • March for Women’s Lives, Washington, D.C., Honored Guest, 2004
  • National Organization for Women (NOW), Nevada State Chapter and Southern Nevada Chapter, President, 2004-2005; Member, current
  • Nevada State Democratic Party, Bylaws Committee, Member, 2007-2008
  • Nevada Women’s Agenda, Women’s Summit 2004, Program Committee Member, 2003-2004
  • Nevada Women’s Lobby, Steering Committee, Co-Vice Chair, 2004-2005
  • Women’s Democratic Club of Clark County, Vice President, 2004-2005; President, 2005; Member, current

Education

  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, J.D., 2008
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, M.A., American History, December 2002
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., American History, August 1997

Personal

Occupation: Attorney, Director of Development
Recreation: Movies, books and libraries, traveling
Born: 1969, Queens, New York
Spouse: Kenn Merrill
Children: Sydny

Primary Sponsor

AB169 Revises provisions governing higher education. (BDR 34-745)
AB212 Makes various changes relating to court interpreters. (BDR 1-758)
AB214 Revises provisions governing sexual assault. (BDR 15-103)
AB215 Revises provisions governing the eligibility requirements for participation in courses for an adult to earn a high school diploma. (BDR 34-653)
AB230 Revises provisions relating to juvenile justice. (BDR 5-791)
AB253 Revises provisions relating to governmental administration. (BDR 19-947)
AB261 Revises provisions governing education to provide diversity and inclusivity in the academic standards and curriculum. (BDR 34-672)
AB310 Revises provisions governing property management. (BDR 54-685)
AB317 Revises provisions relating to housing. (BDR 10-778)
AB359 Revises provisions governing trade practices. (BDR 52-684)
AB364 Revises provisions related to education. (BDR 34-53)
AB382 Revises provisions relating to student education loans. (BDR 55-116)

Co-Sponsor

SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
ACR5 Directs the Legislative Commission to appoint an interim committee to study the behavioral health workforce in this State. (BDR R-105)
ACR6 Memorializes former Assemblyman and Senator Alan H. Glover. (BDR R-1158)
AJR7 Urges the Congress of the United States to pass the National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2020. (BDR R-765)
SCR12 Celebrates the sister-state relationship between the State of Nevada and Taiwan, which continues to enhance trade, educational and cultural relations. (BDR R-1151)
SCR14 Memorializes former District Court Judge Don P. Chairez. (BDR R-1140)
AB103 Revises provisions governing the preservation of certain prehistoric sites. (BDR 33-763)
AB116 Revises provisions relating to traffic offenses. (BDR 43-491)
AB118 Revises provisions relating to the transportation of children in motor vehicles. (BDR 43-209)
AB119 Revises provisions relating to the Maternal Mortality Review Committee. (BDR 40-740)
AB122 Revises provisions governing prekindergarten programs. (BDR 34-738)
AB124 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 53-169)
AB130 Revises provisions governing insurance. (BDR 57-780)
AB131 Revises provisions relating to the use of portable event recording devices by peace officers. (BDR 23-241)
AB132 Establishes provisions relating to custodial interrogations of children. (BDR 5-783)
AB133 Revises provisions relating to peace officers. (BDR 23-240)
AB155 Increases the maximum amount of certain fees imposed by the Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Board. (BDR 54-603)
AB157 Authorizes a person who is the victim of certain discriminatory conduct relating to an incident involving a peace officer to bring a civil action under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-227)
AB158 Revises the penalties for certain offenses involving alcohol or cannabis. (BDR 15-360)
AB164 Establishes provisions relating to the dispensing of certain contraceptives. (BDR 40-239)
AB186 Establishes provisions relating to the issuance of citations and arrests by peace officers. (BDR 23-634)
AB187 Designates the month of September of each year as “Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Prevention and Awareness Month” in Nevada. (BDR 19-917)
AB189 Expands Medicaid coverage for certain pregnant women. (BDR 38-130)
SB190 Provides for the dispensing of self-administered hormonal contraceptives. (BDR 54-3)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the suspension and expulsion of pupils. (BDR 34-176)
AB198 Requires Medicaid to cover certain genetic testing. (BDR 38-13)
AB201 Revises provisions relating to informants. (BDR 14-777)
AB221 Enacts provisions relating to the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of certain digital electronic equipment. (BDR 52-735)
AB224 Provides for access to menstrual products in certain public schools. (BDR 34-767)
AB236 Revises provisions governing the qualifications for the Office of Attorney General. (BDR 18-921)
AB240 Revises provisions governing mining. (BDR 46-936)
AB262 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-946)
AB269 Revises provisions relating to providers of dental care. (BDR 54-645)
AB277 Revises provisions governing insurance. (BDR 57-984)
AB301 Revises provisions governing motor vehicles. (BDR 58-696)
AB302 Authorizes the Nevada Commission on Minority Affairs to request the drafting of not more than 2 legislative measures for each regular session of the Legislature. (BDR 17-990)
AB303 Removes certain exceptions relating to certain requirements for paid leave. (BDR 53-851)
AB327 Requires certain mental health professionals to complete continuing education relating to cultural competency. (BDR 54-175)
AB331 Makes various changes to provisions relating to affordable housing. (BDR 22-807)
AB371 Enacts provisions governing discrimination based on race. (BDR 34-697)
AB376 Enacts the Keep Nevada Working Act and makes various other changes relating to immigration. (BDR 18-737)
AB384 Revises provisions governing sexual misconduct in institutions of the Nevada System of Higher Education. (BDR 34-939)
SB450 Revises provisions relating to the financing of school facilities. (BDR 30-1153)