Assemblywoman Selena Torres

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Government Affairs (Vice Chair); Education; LOE
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Judiciary; Legislative Operations and Elections
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Advisory Council for Family Engagement; Board of Directors for Corporation for Public Benefit for Nevada Youth Legislature; Education Commission of the States; Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

Other Achievements

  • Founder, Cesar Chavez Day, Las Vegas, 2013–current


  • Teach for America, 2017–current
  • Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc., 2015–current


  • College of Southern Nevada, A.A.
  • University of Nevada, Reno, English Literature, B.A.
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, M.Ed. (Candidate)


Occupation: High School Teacher
Recreation: Paddleboarding
Born: 1995, Las Vegas, Nevada

Primary Sponsor

SB92 Revises provisions relating to sidewalk vendors. (BDR 20-53)
AB140 Makes Juneteenth Day a legal holiday in this State. (BDR 19-63)
AB151 Provides for the issuance for a limited duration of special license plates commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the University of Nevada, Reno. (BDR 43-89)
AB171 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-179)
AB193 Revises provisions relating to custodial interrogations of children. (BDR 5-229)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-199)
SB204 Provides for the limited practice of medicine by certain medical school graduates. (BDR 54-49)
AB210 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-832)
AB222 Makes changes to the computation of credit for service for certain members of the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-752)
SB239 Establishes provisions governing the prescribing, dispensing and administering of medication designed to end the life of a patient. (BDR 40-677)
SB243 Revises provisions relating to catalytic converters. (BDR 15-37)
SB244 Makes an appropriation to the Other State Education Programs Account for the creation and maintenance of school gardens. (BDR S-557)
AB244 Establishes certain rights of persons compelled to submit to certain mental or physical examinations. (BDR 54-819)
AB245 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-818)
AB246 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-821)
SB262 Revises the qualifications for membership on certain town advisory councils and boards. (BDR 21-857)
AB266 Revises provisions relating to governmental administration. (BDR 20-120)
AB267 Revises provisions governing cultural competency training. (BDR 40-820)
AB276 Revises provisions governing telehealth. (BDR 54-831)
AB285 Revises provisions governing school safety and student behavior. (BDR 34-638)
SB299 Revises provisions related to monorails. (BDR 28-955)
AB306 Requires the waiver of certain fees for certain veteran-owned businesses. (BDR 7-956)
AB323 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-114)
AB328 Makes an appropriation to the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic at the William S. Boyd School of Law of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. (BDR S-1058)
AB332 Revises provisions relating to student education loans. (BDR 55-162)
AB336 Revises provisions governing driver authorization cards. (BDR 43-837)
AB347 Makes an appropriation to the Department of Education for programs of dual credit. (BDR S-115)
AB348 Creates the Virtual Early Childhood Family Engagement Pilot Program in the Department of Health and Human Services. (BDR S-988)
AB357 Revises provisions governing sexual education in public schools. (BDR 34-163)
SB373 Revises provisions relating to language access. (BDR 18-1034)
AB382 Makes an appropriation to the Immigration Clinic at the William S. Boyd School of Law of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, for the purpose of expanding the provision of pro bono legal services relating to immigration law. (BDR S-858)
AB383 Revises provisions relating to health care. (BDR 40-116)
SB428 Proposes to exempt sales of diapers from sales and use taxes and analogous taxes upon approval by the voters. (BDR 32-1033)


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)
AJR6 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to adopt the National Popular Vote Compact. (BDR C-389)
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)
SB131 Revises provisions relating to reproductive health care. (BDR 54-44)
SB133 Revises provisions relating to presidential electors. (BDR 24-539)
AB139 Revises provisions governing certain demographic information collected by governmental agencies. (BDR 19-122)
AB199 Authorizes chiropractic physicians to evaluate and treat a person who has sustained an injury to the head. (BDR 54-828)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to special license plates. (BDR 43-118)
AB209 Revises provisions relating to certain providers of health care. (BDR 3-833)
AB217 Revises provisions governing higher education. (BDR 34-464)
AB223 Revises requirements relating to collection agencies. (BDR 54-755)
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)
AB241 Revises provisions governing the education of pupils enrolled in a public high school. (BDR 34-625)
AB251 Revises provisions governing prescriptions. (BDR 54-1006)
AB269 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-123)
AB277 Establishes provisions governing rural emergency hospitals. (BDR 40-637)
AB279 Revises provisions governing the waiver of tuition and registration and certain fees for students who are children of certain veterans. (BDR 34-531)
AB286 Makes various changes relating to elections. (BDR 24-530)
AB290 Revises provisions governing motor vehicles. (BDR 43-620)
AB296 Revises provisions governing instructional time in public schools. (BDR 34-607)
SB305 Provides for the establishment of a retirement savings program for private sector employees. (BDR 31-933)
AB308 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-1000)
AB339 Revises provisions governing accountability reports of public schools. (BDR 34-786)
AB340 Revises provisions governing certain actions and proceedings relating to real property. (BDR 3-77)