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


  • 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


  • 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


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

Primary Sponsor

ACR7 Directs the Joint Interim Standing Committee on Revenue to conduct a study regarding wealth taxes during the 2023-2024 interim. (BDR R-698)
AJR7 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to revise certain provisions relating to property taxes. (BDR C-701)
AB121 Revises provisions relating to incarcerated persons. (BDR 16-138)
AB133 Revises provisions relating to drivers' licenses. (BDR 43-165)
AB150 Revises provisions governing the waiver of certain fees by the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada. (BDR 34-88)
AB157 Revises provisions relating to the crime of living from the earnings of a prostitute. (BDR 15-641)
AB159 Revises provisions relating to cruelty to animals. (BDR 16-71)
AB163 Revises provisions governing employment. (BDR 53-834)
AB217 Revises provisions governing higher education. (BDR 34-464)
AB218 Revises provisions governing landlords and tenants. (BDR 10-136)
AB219 Makes various changes to the Open Meeting Law. (BDR 19-781)
AB250 Establishes provisions governing prescription drugs. (BDR 40-782)
AB274 Revises provisions governing required instruction in financial literacy. (BDR 34-759)
AB327 Revises provisions governing real property. (BDR 54-139)
AB345 Revises provisions governing the Commerce Tax. (BDR 32-783)
AB360 Revises provisions governing the grading of pupils. (BDR 34-91)
AB450 Revises provisions governing the real property transfer tax. (BDR 32-785)


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)
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)
AB130 Revises provisions relating to assisted living facilities. (BDR 40-694)
SB131 Revises provisions relating to reproductive health care. (BDR 54-44)
SB133 Revises provisions relating to presidential electors. (BDR 24-539)
AB140 Makes Juneteenth Day a legal holiday in this State. (BDR 19-63)
AB144 Revises provisions governing the sale of certain lighting products. (BDR 58-621)
AB154 Provides for the regulation of the living donation of birth tissue. (BDR 40-455)
AB162 Establishes provisions governing the use of neonicotinoid pesticides. (BDR 51-97)
AB170 Revises provisions relating to certain offenses involving concentrated cannabis. (BDR 40-110)
AB171 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-179)
AB172 Revises provisions governing collective bargaining for certain public employees. (BDR 23-700)
SB189 Makes an appropriation to Communities In Schools of Nevada for the purpose of providing integrated student support services. (BDR S-499)
AB199 Authorizes chiropractic physicians to evaluate and treat a person who has sustained an injury to the head. (BDR 54-828)
SB207 Revises provisions relating to ethics in government. (BDR 23-875)
AB224 Revises provisions governing collective bargaining. (BDR 23-155)
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)
SB239 Establishes provisions governing the prescribing, dispensing and administering of medication designed to end the life of a patient. (BDR 40-677)
AB246 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-821)
AB247 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-570)
AB269 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-123)
SB273 Changes the name of the Nevada State College to the Nevada State University. (BDR 34-968)
AB275 Revises provisions governing the sealing of criminal records. (BDR 14-204)
AB276 Revises provisions governing telehealth. (BDR 54-831)
AB286 Makes various changes relating to elections. (BDR 24-530)
AB305 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-112)
SB320 Revises provisions related to the Legislature. (BDR 23-194)
AB335 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-927)
AB339 Revises provisions governing accountability reports of public schools. (BDR 34-786)
AB383 Revises provisions relating to health care. (BDR 40-116)