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

AJR1 Urges the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to study the effectiveness and use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for veterans. (BDR R-838)
AB200 Revises provisions governing legislative measures that may be requested for a regular legislative session. (BDR 17-103)
AB287 Provides that peace officers are immune from civil liability under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-1009)
AB306 Requires the waiver of certain fees for certain veteran-owned businesses. (BDR 7-956)
SB321 Revises provisions relating to crimes. (BDR 14-550)


SCR3 Memorializes esteemed attorney and lobbyist Ben Graham. (BDR R-1095)
AJR4 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to create an independent redistricting commission. (BDR C-739)
SB138 Revises provisions relating to sex trafficking. (BDR 15-609)
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)
AB177 Revises provisions governing parcel datasets. (BDR 20-715)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-199)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to special license plates. (BDR 43-118)
SB220 Revises provisions relating to the Nevada Educational Choice Scholarship Program. (BDR 34-99)
AB245 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-818)
AB279 Revises provisions governing the waiver of tuition and registration and certain fees for students who are children of certain veterans. (BDR 34-531)
AB307 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-664)
AB324 Revises provisions relating to common-interest communities. (BDR 3-769)
AB326 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-690)
AB356 Enacts provisions relating to mobile tracking devices. (BDR 15-1007)
AB370 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-202)
AB374 Revises provisions governing athletics in schools, the Nevada System of Higher Education and organizations for youth sports. (BDR 34-718)
AB429 Revises provisions relating to aviation. (BDR 18-716)
AB449 Authorizes a credit or refund of property taxes under certain circumstances when an applicable partial abatement of taxes was not applied or claimed. (BDR 32-767)