Assemblywoman Sarah Peters

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Health and Human Services (Vice Chair); Growth and Infrastructure; Ways and Means
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Judiciary; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System (Vice Chair); Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning Wildfires; Legislative Committee on Energy

Other Achievements

  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, Certified, 2016–current
  • Certified Environmental Manager, Nevada, 2015
  • Engineering Intern, 2011

Affiliations

  • Democratic Women of Washoe County, Second Vice Chair, 2018
  • House of Genius Reno, Board Member, 2016–2018
  • Children's pre-school, Co-Vice Chair PTO, 2018
  • Nevada Women’s Lobby, Member, 2018–current
  • Nevada Water Resources Association, Member, 2016–current
  • Reno Chapter of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Vice Chair and Secretary, 2012–2014

Education

  • University of Nevada, Reno, Environmental Engineering, B.S.

Personal

Recreation: Family, gardening, knitting, reading, rock climbing, camping
Born: 1987, Silver City, Nevada
Spouse: Matthew Peters
Children: Isabelle, Castiel, Rose

Primary Sponsor

ACR3 Requires the Legislative Commission to appoint an interim committee to conduct a study concerning environmental justice. (BDR R-568)
ACR5 Directs the Legislative Commission to appoint an interim committee to study the behavioral health workforce in this State. (BDR R-105)
AJR7 Urges the Congress of the United States to pass the National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2020. (BDR R-765)
AB88 Makes various changes relating to governmental entities. (BDR 34-147)
AB115 Revises provisions relating to domestic relations. (BDR 11-118)
AB146 Revises provisions relating to water. (BDR 40-123)
AB148 Revises provisions governing mining. (BDR 46-134)
AB149 Requires the Cannabis Compliance Board to create an electronic database containing certain information relating to testing conducted by cannabis independent testing laboratories. (BDR 56-693)
AB181 Revises provisions relating to mental health. (BDR 40-522)
AB186 Establishes provisions relating to the issuance of citations and arrests by peace officers. (BDR 23-634)
AB197 Revises provisions relating to persons experiencing homelessness. (BDR 11-682)
AB221 Enacts provisions relating to the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of certain digital electronic equipment. (BDR 52-735)
AB240 Revises provisions governing mining. (BDR 46-936)
AB262 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-946)
AB273 Revises provisions relating to mental health consortia for children. (BDR 39-355)
AB280 Revises provisions relating to public restrooms. (BDR 54-132)
AB291 Revises provisions governing noncompetition covenants. (BDR 53-695)
AB332 Establishes provisions relating to property. (BDR 10-694)
AB365 Revises provisions relating to governmental administration. (BDR 23-133)
AB384 Revises provisions governing sexual misconduct in institutions of the Nevada System of Higher Education. (BDR 34-939)
AB387 Revises provisions relating to midwives. (BDR 54-225)

Co-Sponsor

AJR1 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to add and revise terms relating to persons with certain conditions for whose benefit certain public institutions are supported by the State. (BDR C-477)
SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
AB114 Revises provisions related to manufacturers of electric motor vehicles. (BDR 43-539)
AB116 Revises provisions relating to traffic offenses. (BDR 43-491)
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)
AB125 Revises provisions relating to credits against sentences of offenders. (BDR 16-233)
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)
AB160 Revises provisions governing credit awarded to reduce a sentence of imprisonment. (BDR 14-173)
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 postpartum care and other services for pregnant women. (BDR 38-130)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the suspension and expulsion of pupils. (BDR 34-176)
AB195 Revises provisions relating to pupils who are English learners. (BDR 34-174)
AB201 Revises provisions relating to informants. (BDR 14-777)
AB207 Provides that certain businesses which offer goods or services through an Internet website, mobile application or other electronic medium are places of public accommodation. (BDR 54-567)
AB212 Makes various changes relating to court interpreters. (BDR 1-758)
AB224 Provides for access to menstrual products in certain public schools. (BDR 34-767)
SB258 Makes various changes relating to corrections. (BDR 16-825)
AB287 Providing for the licensing and regulating of freestanding birthing centers. (BDR 40-799)
AB301 Revises provisions governing the towing of 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)
AB316 Revises provisions relating to veterans' benefits. (BDR 37-949)
AB317 Revises provisions relating to housing. (BDR 10-778)
AB327 Requires certain mental health professionals to complete continuing education relating to cultural competency. (BDR 54-175)
AB364 Revises provisions related to education. (BDR 34-53)
AB371 Enacts provisions governing discrimination based on race. (BDR 34-697)
AB374 Establishes the Statewide Substance Use Response Working Group. (BDR 40-991)
AB376 Enacts the Keep Nevada Working Act and makes various other changes relating to immigration. (BDR 18-737)
AB382 Revises provisions relating to student education loans. (BDR 55-116)