Assemblyman Philip PK O’Neill

Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2015 and 2021 (first elected in November 2014; after a lapse in service, subsequently elected November 2020)—two regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Judiciary; Revenue

Honors and Awards

  • Carson City Chamber of Commerce, Friend of the Chamber Special Recognition, 2016
  • The American Conservative Union, Conservative Achievement Award, 2015
  • United Veterans Legislative Council, Certificate of Appreciation, 2015

Other Achievements

  • Nevada Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Certificates
  • Florida Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Certificates
  • Strategic Information Group Managing Partner Executive Management and Instructor Certificates


  • Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, 2014-current
  • Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, 1998-current
  • California Homicide Investigators Association, 1988-2005
  • Carson Tahoe Health Systems, Board of Directors, 2018-current
  • Carson Tahoe Hospital, Board of Trustees, 2017-current
  • Harley Owners Group, 2005-current
  • International Homicide Investigators Association, 1989-2005
  • Knights of Columbus, 2005-current
  • Miami Police Veterans Association, 1990-current
  • National Native American Law Enforcement Association, 1995-2004
  • National Rifle Association, 2005-current
  • Nevada Firearms Coalition, 2016-current
  • Salvation Army of Carson City and Douglas County, Advisory Board Member, 2018-current


  • Sierra Nevada College, B.S., Business Management


Occupation: Retired Law Enforcement
Recreation: Travel, reading history books, target shooting, motorcycle touring, bird hunting
Born: 1951, Washington, D.C.
Spouse: Nancy
Children: Laura, Philip, Nick, Andy

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)
AJR4 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to create an independent redistricting commission. (BDR C-739)
AR7 Adds former Assemblyman Peter “Pete” Livermore to the Assembly Wall of Distinction. (BDR R-1189)
AR8 Adds former Assemblywoman Barbara E. Buckley to the Assembly Wall of Distinction. (BDR R-1188)
AR11 Expresses appreciation to Lucinda “Cindy” Benjamin for her many years of service to the Nevada Assembly. (BDR R-1234)
AB89 Revises provisions relating to public works. (BDR 28-510)
AB104 Revises provisions governing the submission of legislative measures for city charters. (BDR 17-141)
SB132 Revises provisions relating to insurance coverage for living organ donors. (BDR 57-551)
AB141 Revises provisions governing industrial insurance. (BDR 53-72)
AB142 Revises provisions governing certain sales of property. (BDR 2-70)
AB143 Revises provisions governing counties. (BDR 20-460)
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)
AB158 Revises provisions relating to emergency medical services. (BDR 40-511)
AB159 Revises provisions relating to cruelty to animals. (BDR 16-71)
AB173 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-735)
SB175 Revises provisions governing common-interest communities. (BDR 10-7)
SB183 Establishes provisions relating to the collection and destruction of unused drugs. (BDR 54-576)
SB207 Revises provisions relating to ethics in government. (BDR 23-875)
AB211 Makes various changes relating to law enforcement dispatchers. (BDR 23-750)
SB220 Revises provisions relating to the Nevada Educational Choice Scholarship Program. (BDR 34-99)
AB240 Revises provisions governing the cultivation, growing or production of cannabis by certain persons. (BDR 56-509)
AB260 Exempts veterans service organizations from various fees imposed on persons conducting business in this State. (BDR 7-73)
SB263 Makes an appropriation to the Children's Cabinet for the purchase and renovation of a parcel of land to carry out the Oddie Project. (BDR S-921)
SB266 Revises various provisions relating to gaming. (BDR 41-943)
AB287 Provides that peace officers are immune from civil liability under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-1009)
AB288 Establishes the Nevada Blue Ribbon Committee on Human Trafficking. (BDR 16-914)
AB297 Revises provisions governing pretrial release hearings. (BDR 14-911)
AB325 Revises provisions relating to water. (BDR 48-915)
AB346 Revises the State Budget Act. (BDR 31-928)
AB349 Establishes the Nevada Wildlife Conservation Program. (BDR 45-912)
AB358 Revises provisions governing emergency medical services. (BDR 40-859)
AB364 Revises provisions governing the Board of Medical Examiners. (BDR 54-148)
SB375 Makes an appropriation to the Nevada System of Higher Education for a grant program to expand undergraduate and graduate nursing programs at institutions within the System. (BDR S-917)
SB377 Requires the Legislative Auditor to conduct an audit of certain costs and expenses associated with opioid-related litigation. (BDR S-757)
AB410 Revises provisions relating to industrial insurance. (BDR 53-1030)
AB417 Revises provisions relating to indigent defense services. (BDR 14-916)
SB420 Revises provisions relating to the payment of certain fees for legal services. (BDR S-667)
AB514 Revises provisions governing public buildings. (BDR S-1193)
AB529 Revises provisions relating to the compensation of certain county officers. (BDR 20-1229)


SCR3 Memorializes esteemed attorney and lobbyist Ben Graham. (BDR R-1095)
AJR8 Urges the Congress of the United States to deschedule marijuana as a schedule I controlled substance. (BDR R-615)
AB163 Revises provisions governing employment. (BDR 53-834)
AB174 Revises provisions governing the state militia. (BDR 36-734)
AB177 Revises provisions governing parcel datasets. (BDR 20-715)
AB178 Revises provisions governing emergency medical services. (BDR 40-730)
SB193 Revises provisions governing the commerce tax. (BDR 32-584)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the discipline of pupils. (BDR 34-199)
AB205 Establishes the Nevada Child Adoption Grant Program. (BDR 11-733)
SB243 Revises provisions relating to catalytic converters. (BDR 15-37)
AB307 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-664)
AB326 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-690)
AB356 Enacts provisions relating to mobile tracking devices. (BDR 15-1007)
AB429 Revises provisions relating to aviation. (BDR 18-716)