Assemblywoman Melissa Hardy

Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular sessions and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Judiciary
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Government Affairs
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Costs of Prescription Drugs; Committee to Review Child Support Guidelines; Nevada Veterans' Services Commission

Other Achievements

  • Port of Subs Corporation, Top Performing Store, 2005–2010
  • Real Estate Agent, 1993–2007
  • Vocal Performer, National Anthem, UNLV, 1983–1993; Naturalization Ceremonies, 1983–1990
  • Nevada Cherry Blossom Princess, 1990


  • Henderson Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, 1993–2007
  • National Honor Society


  • Las Vegas High School, with High Honors, 1987
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Hotel/Business Administration, B.S.


Occupation: Small Business Owner, Port of Subs
Recreation: Singing, piano, tennis, interior decoration, reading, water skiing, travel, sports fan
Born: 1969, Las Vegas, Nevada
Spouse: Damon S. Hardy
Children: Celssie, Cydnie

Primary Sponsor

AB113 Increases the limitation of time within which a criminal prosecution for sex trafficking must be commenced. (BDR 14-610)
AB135 Revises provisions relating to animals. (BDR 54-72)
SB136 Revises provisions relating to offenders. (BDR 16-625)
AB165 Revises provisions governing tuition for veterans. (BDR 34-681)
SB171 Revises provisions related to drugs and the prescription of drugs in this State. (BDR 57-848)
AB178 Revises provisions relating to prescription drugs. (BDR 57-71)
AB182 Revises the elements of the crime of advancing prostitution. (BDR 15-744)
AB204 Makes changes to provisions governing economic development. (BDR 18-638)
SB206 Revises provisions relating to insurance which provides for the payment of expenses not covered by Medicare. (BDR 57-556)
AB244 Revises provisions relating to insurance which provides for the payment of expenses not covered by Medicare. (BDR 57-654)
AB264 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-637)
AB316 Revises provisions relating to veterans' benefits. (BDR 37-949)
AB328 Expands the circumstances in which a county clerk is required to cancel a preregistration or registration to vote. (BDR 24-609)
AB329 Revises provisions relating to charter schools. (BDR 34-732)
AB350 Revises provisions relating to certain crimes against animals. (BDR 50-977)


AJR1 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to add and revise terms relating to persons with certain conditions for whose benefit certain public entities are supported by the State. (BDR C-477)
SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
ACR6 Memorializes former Assemblyman and Senator Alan H. Glover. (BDR R-1158)
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)
AB93 Revises provisions relating to states of emergency or declarations of disaster proclaimed by the Governor. (BDR 36-41)
AB98 Revises provisions governing legislative measures that may be requested for a regular legislative session. (BDR 17-67)
AB99 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-686)
AB122 Revises provisions governing prekindergarten programs. (BDR 34-738)
SB135 Revises provisions governing access to the property and employees of public schools. (BDR 34-627)
AB142 Enacts the Nurse Licensure Compact. (BDR 54-644)
AB143 Establishes provisions concerning victims of human trafficking. (BDR 16-856)
AB144 Revises provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms. (BDR 15-699)
SB152 Revises provisions related to education. (BDR 34-622)
AB159 Limits the civil liability of certain public schools for personal injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19. (BDR 3-230)
AB167 Establishes provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-749)
AB175 Revises provisions relating to abortion. (BDR 40-229)
AB176 Revises provisions relating to abortions. (BDR 40-655)
SB177 Revises provisions relating to the Account for Aid for Victims of Domestic Violence. (BDR 16-926)
AB185 Eliminates certain scheduled increases in the minimum wage. (BDR 53-688)
AB198 Requires Medicaid to cover certain genetic testing. (BDR 38-13)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to certain proceedings concerning evictions. (BDR S-612)
SB207 Requires the development, creation and administration of a pilot program for the purpose of establishing new apprenticeship programs for certain industries. (BDR S-876)
AB208 Revises provisions relating to career and technical education. (BDR 34-198)
AB219 Revises provisions governing the sealing of criminal records. (BDR 14-137)
AB225 Revises provisions governing examinations for the licensure of teachers and other educational personnel. (BDR 34-139)
AB230 Revises provisions relating to juvenile justice. (BDR 5-791)
AB250 Revises provisions relating to insurance to supplement Medicare. (BDR 57-142)
AB272 Exempts employers from paying the tax for wages which are paid to certain employees. (BDR 32-650)
AB314 Revises provisions governing civil liability for injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19. (BDR 3-448)
AB315 Revises provisions relating to certain public employees. (BDR 23-647)
AB325 Revises provisions relating to the recording of documents. (BDR 20-642)
AB333 Makes changes to provisions relating to land use planning. (BDR 22-357)
AB360 Revises provisions relating to tobacco products. (BDR 32-864)
AB367 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-87)
AB384 Revises provisions governing sexual misconduct in institutions of the Nevada System of Higher Education. (BDR 34-939)
AB483 Requires certain operators of Internet websites or online services which are owned or operated for the purposes of a public awareness campaign conducted by or on behalf of a governmental entity to comply with certain requirements and restrictions concerning the collection and sale of certain personally identifiable information. (BDR 52-1152)