Assemblywoman Jill Tolles

Co-Deputy Minority Floor Leader – North
Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2017-2021(first elected November 2016)—three regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Ways and Means
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Education; Judiciary
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Corrections, Parole, and Probation; Education; Judiciary
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Legislative Committee on Education; Legislative Committee on Energy; Commission on Special License Plates
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee on Education; Legislative Committee on Energy; Nevada Sentencing Commission

Other Public Service

  • Non-paid lobbyist 2011, 2013, and 2015
  • WCSD Education Alliance, 2017-current
  • Northern Nevada Sex Trafficking Task Force, Chair, 2019-current
  • Saint Albert the Great Catholic School, Board Member, 2013-2019

Other Achievements

  • Aspen Institute Rodel Public Leadership Fellow, 2019-current
  • Council of State Governments, Western Leadership Academy, 2017
  • TEDx, University of Nevada, Reno, Speaker


  • Task Force for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention, 2014-current
  • National Association of State Judicial Educators, 2013-current
  • Reno-Tahoe Chamber of Commerce, 1999-2001, 2015-current
  • Parent Leaders for Education, Advocate, 2010-2015
  • Say Yes for Kids Committee, Co-chair, 2012-2015


  • University of Nevada, Reno, B.A. and M.A., Communication Studies


Occupation: Small business owner; Adjunct Professor, UNR; Faculty, National Judicial College
Recreation: Fly fishing, hiking, spending time with my family
Born: April 9, Greensboro, North Carolina
Spouse: Par
Children: Two

Primary Sponsor

SB117 Revises provisions relating to economic development. (BDR 18-600)
SB118 Establishes provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-155)
AB122 Revises provisions governing prekindergarten programs. (BDR 34-738)
SB137 Establishes provisions relating to certain information and records concerning public safety. (BDR 14-7)
AB142 Enacts the Nurse Licensure Compact. (BDR 54-644)
AB154 Revises provisions governing certain notice provided by public utilities. (BDR 58-510)
SB172 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-185)
AB175 Revises provisions relating to abortion. (BDR 40-229)
AB182 Revises the elements of the crime of advancing prostitution. (BDR 15-744)
SB196 Prohibits the performance of a pelvic examination in certain circumstances. (BDR 54-34)
AB225 Revises provisions governing examinations for the licensure of teachers and other educational personnel. (BDR 34-139)
AB248 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-679)
AB297 Requires the election of a registrar of voters. (BDR 24-908)
AB366 Revises provisions governing mental health records. (BDR 54-456)
AB367 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-87)
AB374 Establishes the Statewide Substance Use Response Working Group. (BDR 40-991)
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)


SJR2 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to revise the membership of the Commission on Judicial Selection. (BDR C-83)
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)
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)
AB99 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-686)
AB105 Revises provisions governing interscholastic activities. (BDR 34-517)
AB113 Increases the limitation of time within which a criminal prosecution for sex trafficking must be commenced. (BDR 14-610)
AB127 Revises provisions relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of peace officers and retired peace officers. (BDR 20-662)
AB134 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-801)
AB156 Revises provisions governing the waiver by the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada of certain fees for active members of the Nevada National Guard. (BDR 34-23)
AB159 Limits the civil liability of certain public schools for personal injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19. (BDR 3-230)
AB165 Revises provisions governing tuition for veterans. (BDR 34-681)
AB167 Establishes provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-749)
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)
AB178 Revises provisions relating to prescription drugs. (BDR 57-71)
AB183 Revises provisions governing collective bargaining. (BDR 23-803)
AB206 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-746)
AB224 Provides for access to menstrual products in certain public schools. (BDR 34-767)
SB242 Prohibits targeted residential picketing. (BDR 15-937)
SB251 Revises provisions relating to genetic counseling and testing. (BDR 40-478)
AB252 Revises provisions relating to veterans. (BDR 32-661)
SB262 Establishes provisions requiring the award of reasonable attorney's fees under certain circumstances. (BDR 2-640)
AB264 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-637)
AB269 Revises provisions relating to providers of dental care. (BDR 54-645)
AB293 Revises provisions relating to charitable lotteries. (BDR 41-204)
AB314 Revises provisions governing civil liability for injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19. (BDR 3-448)
AB325 Revises provisions relating to the recording of documents. (BDR 20-642)
AB327 Requires certain mental health professionals to complete continuing education relating to cultural competency. (BDR 54-175)
AB328 Expands the circumstances in which a county clerk is required to cancel a preregistration or registration to vote. (BDR 24-609)
AB384 Revises provisions governing sexual misconduct in institutions of the Nevada System of Higher Education. (BDR 34-939)