Assemblyman Richard McArthur

Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2008-2011, 2017, and 2021 (first elected November 2008; after lapse in service, subsequently elected November 2016; after additional lapse in service, subsequently elected November 2020)—four regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Government Affairs; Legislative Operations and Elections

Other Public Service

  • Pilot, United States Air Force, 1966-1972; Vietnam Tour of Duty, 1968


  • University of California, Davis, B.A., Economics


Occupation: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent (25 years)
Recreation: Dirt bike riding
Born: Lake Forest, Illinois
Spouse: Trish
Children: Kimberly and Michele
Grand Children: Five grandchildren

Primary Sponsor

AJR12 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to prohibit a vote on a bill or joint resolution until it has been made available to the public for a certain period. (BDR C-595)
AB98 Revises provisions governing legislative measures that may be requested for a regular legislative session. (BDR 17-67)
AB185 Eliminates certain scheduled increases in the minimum wage. (BDR 53-688)
AB233 Revises provisions governing legislative measures that may be requested for a regular legislative session. (BDR 17-689)
AB252 Revises provisions relating to veterans. (BDR 32-661)


SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
ACR6 Memorializes former Assemblyman and Senator Alan H. Glover. (BDR R-1158)
AJR9 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution relating to appropriations for the operation of the Executive Department of the State Government. (BDR C-592)
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)
AB99 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-686)
AB102 Revises requirements for the issuance of certain annual permits for entering, camping and boating in state parks and recreational areas. (BDR 35-877)
AB120 Exempts businesses that have gross revenue below a certain amount from the requirement to obtain a state business license. (BDR 7-594)
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)
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)
AB144 Revises provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms. (BDR 15-699)
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)
AB163 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-690)
AB165 Revises provisions governing tuition for veterans. (BDR 34-681)
AB183 Revises provisions governing collective bargaining. (BDR 23-803)
AB198 Requires Medicaid to cover certain genetic testing. (BDR 38-13)
AB199 Provides for the designation and operation of charter agencies. (BDR 18-804)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to certain proceedings concerning evictions. (BDR S-612)
AB232 Creates the Legislative Committee on the Reduction of Nonessential State Expenditures. (BDR 17-593)
AB234 Revises provisions relating to charitable lotteries. (BDR 41-35)
AB239 Establishes provisions relating to the enforcement of federal immigration laws. (BDR 14-802)
AB251 Makes various changes relating to records concerning children. (BDR 5-986)
SB262 Establishes provisions requiring the award of reasonable attorney's fees under certain circumstances. (BDR 2-640)
AB269 Revises provisions relating to providers of dental care. (BDR 54-645)
AB272 Exempts employers from paying the tax for wages which are paid to certain employees. (BDR 32-650)
AB276 Makes changes to provisions governing public records. (BDR 19-884)
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)
AB316 Revises provisions relating to veterans' benefits. (BDR 37-949)
AB325 Revises provisions relating to the recording of documents. (BDR 20-642)
AB328 Expands the circumstances in which a county clerk is required to cancel a preregistration or registration to vote. (BDR 24-609)
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)