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


  • 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


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


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)


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)
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)
AB121 Revises certain provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-774)
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 certain 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 Revises provisions relating to childbirth. (BDR 40-799)
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)
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)
SB448 Revises provisions governing public utilities. (BDR 58-46)