Assemblyman Reuben D'Silva

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2023 (first elected November 2022)—one regular session

Other Public Service

  • Ethiopian Community Development Council, Board Member
  • North Las Vegas Library District, Board of Trustees, Member, 2013-2015
  • South Asian Young Professionals Alliance, President
  • United States Marine Corps, 2004-2008

Honors and Awards

  • Purple Heart
  • Navy Achievement Medal
  • Combat Action Ribbon
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, Southern Nevada Teacher of the Year
  • Heart of Education Award, Nominee
  • Hispanic Student Union, Teaching Award
  • National Basketball Association, Excellence in Education Recognition
  • Yale University Afro-American Cultural Center, Graduate Student Excellence Award
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Rebel Vets Organization, Distinguished Graduate Award


  • Clark County Black Caucus
  • Clark County Education Association
  • Hispanics in Politics
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
  • St. Christopher Roman Catholic Church
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars


  • College of Southern Nevada, A.A.
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., History
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.A., Globalization Studies
  • Yale University, M.A., Comparative Religion and Politics


Occupation: High School History Teacher
Recreation: Reading, Writing, Traveling
Born: 1985, Mumbai, India

Primary Sponsor

AJR8 Urges the Congress of the United States to deschedule marijuana as a schedule I controlled substance. (BDR R-615)
SB164 Revises provisions relating to special license plates. (BDR 43-8)
SB175 Revises provisions governing common-interest communities. (BDR 10-7)
AB193 Revises provisions relating to custodial interrogations of children. (BDR 5-229)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to special license plates. (BDR 43-118)
AB226 Revises provisions governing tuition for certain students. (BDR 34-668)
SB262 Revises the qualifications for membership on certain town advisory councils and boards. (BDR 21-857)
AB279 Revises provisions governing the waiver of tuition and registration and certain fees for students who are children of certain veterans. (BDR 34-531)
AB295 Revises provisions relating to certain tax exemptions for veterans and surviving spouses of veterans. (BDR 32-691)
AB296 Revises provisions governing instructional time in public schools. (BDR 34-607)
SB299 Revises provisions related to monorails. (BDR 28-955)
AB301 Revises provisions relating to public employees. (BDR 53-766)
AB306 Requires the waiver of certain fees for certain veteran-owned businesses. (BDR 7-956)
AB308 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-1000)
AB323 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-114)
AB324 Revises provisions relating to common-interest communities. (BDR 3-769)
AB336 Revises provisions governing driver authorization cards. (BDR 43-837)
AB341 Revises provisions governing the selection of members to certain state boards, networks and councils performing duties related to education. (BDR 34-950)
AB352 Revises provisions governing academic standards for certain pupils. (BDR 34-732)
SB373 Revises provisions relating to language access. (BDR 18-1034)
SB400 Revises provisions relating to homelessness. (BDR 38-1027)
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)
ACR6 Directs the Joint Interim Standing Committee on the Judiciary to conduct a study relating to battery which constitutes domestic violence. (BDR R-840)
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)
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)
AB140 Makes Juneteenth Day a legal holiday in this State. (BDR 19-63)
AB174 Revises provisions governing the state militia. (BDR 36-734)
AB180 Revises the bargaining units of certain state employees who are peace officers. (BDR 23-765)
SB189 Makes an appropriation to Communities In Schools of Nevada for the purpose of providing integrated student support services. (BDR S-499)
AB199 Authorizes chiropractic physicians to evaluate and treat a person who has sustained an injury to the head. (BDR 54-828)
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)
SB227 Revises provisions relating to crimes. (BDR 15-17)
AB228 Revises provisions governing required courses in high school. (BDR 34-572)
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)
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)
AB245 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-818)
AB246 Revises provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-821)
AB251 Revises provisions governing prescriptions. (BDR 54-1006)
AB266 Revises provisions relating to governmental administration. (BDR 20-120)
AB267 Revises provisions governing cultural competency training. (BDR 40-820)
AB269 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-123)
SB273 Changes the name of the Nevada State College to the Nevada State University. (BDR 34-968)
AB274 Revises provisions governing required instruction in financial literacy. (BDR 34-759)
AB277 Establishes provisions governing rural emergency hospitals. (BDR 40-637)
AB286 Makes various changes relating to elections. (BDR 24-530)
AB290 Revises provisions governing motor vehicles. (BDR 43-620)
SB305 Provides for the establishment of a retirement savings program for private sector employees. (BDR 31-933)
AB318 Revises provisions governing certain providers of health care. (BDR 54-761)
AB320 Establishes provisions relating to Internet privacy. (BDR 52-589)
AB322 Revises provisions relating to kratom products. (BDR 52-763)
AB339 Revises provisions governing accountability reports of public schools. (BDR 34-786)
AB356 Enacts provisions relating to mobile tracking devices. (BDR 15-1007)
AB360 Revises provisions governing the grading of pupils. (BDR 34-91)
SB363 Revises provisions relating to affordable housing. (BDR 25-1029)
AB364 Revises provisions governing the Board of Medical Examiners. (BDR 54-148)
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)
SB426 Revises provisions governing rent increases. (BDR 10-15)
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)