Assemblyman Philip P.K. 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

ACR6 Memorializes former Assemblyman and Senator Alan H. Glover. (BDR R-1158)
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)
AB127 Revises provisions relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of peace officers and retired peace officers. (BDR 20-662)
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)
SB152 Revises provisions related to education. (BDR 34-622)
AB163 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-690)
AB165 Revises provisions governing tuition for veterans. (BDR 34-681)
AB168 Revises provisions relating to riots. (BDR 15-518)
SB178 Revises provisions relating to cosmetology. (BDR 54-630)
AB182 Revises the elements of the crime of advancing prostitution. (BDR 15-744)
AB204 Makes changes to provisions governing economic development. (BDR 18-638)
AB215 Revises provisions governing the eligibility requirements for participation in courses for an adult to earn a high school diploma. (BDR 34-653)
AB219 Revises provisions governing the sealing of criminal records. (BDR 14-137)
SB221 Revises provisions relating to public employment. (BDR 23-629)
AB223 Revises provisions governing first responders. (BDR 53-692)
AB234 Revises provisions relating to charitable lotteries. (BDR 41-35)
SB242 Prohibits targeted residential picketing. (BDR 15-937)
SB262 Establishes provisions requiring the award of reasonable attorney's fees under certain circumstances. (BDR 2-640)
SB265 Revises provisions relating to work-based learning programs. (BDR 34-624)
AB269 Revises provisions relating to providers of dental care. (BDR 54-645)
AB270 Revises provisions governing the preservation of the Nevada State Prison and the Stewart Indian School. (BDR 18-646)
AB272 Exempts employers from paying the tax for wages which are paid to certain employees. (BDR 32-650)
AB293 Revises provisions relating to charitable lotteries. (BDR 41-204)
AB315 Revises provisions relating to certain public employees. (BDR 23-647)
AB316 Revises provisions relating to veterans' benefits. (BDR 37-949)
AB328 Expands the circumstances in which a county clerk is required to cancel a preregistration or registration to vote. (BDR 24-609)
AB414 Revises provisions governing the transfer of real property pursuant to a deed becoming effective upon the death of the grantor. (BDR 32-648)


SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
AJR7 Urges the Congress of the United States to pass the National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2020. (BDR R-765)
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)
AJR13 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to require the Legislature to canvass the vote for certain elections and certify the results of such elections. (BDR C-652)
SCR14 Memorializes former District Court Judge Don P. Chairez. (BDR R-1140)
AB92 Authorizes a peace officer to bring a civil action for damages under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-519)
AB102 Revises requirements for the issuance of certain annual permits for entering, camping and boating in state parks and recreational areas. (BDR 35-877)
AB113 Increases the limitation of time within which a criminal prosecution for sex trafficking must be commenced. (BDR 14-610)
AB120 Exempts businesses that have gross revenue below a certain amount from the requirement to obtain a state business license. (BDR 7-594)
AB134 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-801)
AB144 Revises provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms. (BDR 15-699)
AB159 Limits the civil liability of certain public schools for personal injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19. (BDR 3-230)
AB162 Revises provisions relating to apprentices. (BDR 28-687)
AB175 Revises provisions relating to abortion. (BDR 40-229)
AB176 Revises provisions relating to abortions. (BDR 40-655)
AB183 Revises provisions governing collective bargaining. (BDR 23-803)
AB185 Eliminates certain scheduled increases in the minimum wage. (BDR 53-688)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to certain proceedings concerning evictions. (BDR S-612)
AB230 Revises provisions relating to juvenile justice. (BDR 5-791)
AB233 Revises provisions governing legislative measures that may be requested for a regular legislative session. (BDR 17-689)
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)
AB252 Revises provisions relating to veterans. (BDR 32-661)
AB262 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-946)
AB263 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-537)
AB264 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-637)
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)
AB333 Makes changes to provisions relating to land use planning. (BDR 22-357)
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)