Assemblywoman Cecelia González

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2021 (first elected November 2020)—one regular session
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary; Legislative Operations and Elections; Natural Resources

Honors and Awards

  • Spirit of Community, CARE Advocate Award, 2015
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Graduate and Professional Student Association Research Forum, 1st Place Social Science Poster, 2017

Other Achievements

  • Millennium Scholarship, 2010
  • Delta Tau Lambda Sorority, Inc., 2011-current

Affiliations

  • Amnesty International, Sexual and Reproductive Rights Peer Trainer, 2016-2020
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Democratic Caucus, 2019-current
  • Fight for a Future National Leadership Council–Generation Progress, 2017-2018
  • Jean Nidetch Women’s Center, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, CARE Advocate, 2013-2019
  • Mass Liberation Project–Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, 2018-current
  • Women’s Research Institute of Nevada, National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Program, 2017-current

Education

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Ph.D. Multicultural Education – Curriculum and Instruction (Candidate)
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, M.Ed. Multicultural Education – Curriculum and Instruction, 2019
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., Criminal Justice, minor degree in Sociology, 2015
  • Canyon Springs High School, Honors Diploma, 2010

Personal

Occupation: Educator
Recreation: Hiking, traveling, reading
Born: 1991, Whittier, California

Primary Sponsor

AJR3 Urges various actions relating to the protection and conservation of land and water. (BDR R-775)
AB88 Makes various changes relating to governmental entities. (BDR 34-147)
AB115 Revises provisions relating to domestic relations. (BDR 11-118)
AB131 Revises provisions relating to the use of portable event recording devices by peace officers. (BDR 23-241)
AB132 Establishes provisions relating to custodial interrogations of children. (BDR 5-783)
AB133 Revises provisions relating to peace officers. (BDR 23-240)
AB151 Revises provisions relating to offenses. (BDR 14-776)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the suspension and expulsion of pupils. (BDR 34-176)
AB201 Revises provisions relating to informants. (BDR 14-777)
AB224 Provides for access to menstrual products in certain public schools. (BDR 34-767)
AB241 Establishes provisions governing credits on terms of imprisonment during certain declarations of emergency. (BDR 16-982)
AB256 Provides for Medicaid coverage of doula services. (BDR 38-849)
AB277 Revises provisions governing insurance. (BDR 57-984)
AB302 Authorizes the Nevada Commission on Minority Affairs to request the drafting of not more than 2 legislative measures for each regular session of the Legislature. (BDR 17-990)
AB303 Removes certain exceptions relating to certain requirements for paid leave. (BDR 53-851)
AB317 Revises provisions relating to housing. (BDR 10-778)
AB322 Provides for the licensure and regulation of certain events at which the sale and consumption of cannabis or cannabis products is allowed. (BDR 56-789)
AB352 Grants pupils in this State a legal right to a high-quality education. (BDR 34-779)
AB365 Revises provisions relating to governmental administration. (BDR 23-133)
AB371 Enacts provisions governing discrimination based on race. (BDR 34-697)

Co-Sponsor

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)
AB113 Increases the limitation of time within which a criminal prosecution for sex trafficking must be commenced. (BDR 14-610)
AB116 Revises provisions relating to traffic offenses. (BDR 43-491)
AB118 Revises provisions relating to the transportation of children in motor vehicles. (BDR 43-209)
AB119 Revises provisions relating to the Maternal Mortality Review Committee. (BDR 40-740)
SB128 Directs the State Treasurer to conduct a study concerning publicly funded scholarship and grant programs in this State. (BDR S-535)
AB130 Revises provisions governing insurance. (BDR 57-780)
AB157 Authorizes a person who is the victim of certain discriminatory conduct relating to an incident involving a peace officer to bring a civil action under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-227)
AB158 Revises the penalties for certain offenses involving alcohol or cannabis. (BDR 15-360)
AB160 Revises provisions governing credit awarded to reduce a sentence of imprisonment. (BDR 14-173)
SB162 Revises provisions governing transportation. (BDR 43-33)
SB164 Directs the Legislative Commission to appoint a committee to conduct an interim study concerning sex trafficking. (BDR S-57)
AB164 Establishes provisions relating to the dispensing of certain contraceptives. (BDR 40-239)
AB172 Requires the Nevada Veterans Services Commission to conduct a study relating to the Department of Veterans Services. (BDR S-712)
AB177 Revises provisions relating to prescriptions. (BDR 54-61)
AB187 Designates the month of September of each year as “Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Prevention and Awareness Month” in Nevada. (BDR 19-917)
AB189 Expands Medicaid coverage for postpartum care and other services for pregnant women. (BDR 38-130)
SB190 Provides for the dispensing of self-administered hormonal contraceptives. (BDR 54-3)
AB195 Revises provisions relating to pupils who are English learners. (BDR 34-174)
AB207 Provides that certain businesses which offer goods or services through an Internet website, mobile application or other electronic medium are places of public accommodation. (BDR 54-567)
SB209 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 53-953)
AB212 Makes various changes relating to court interpreters. (BDR 1-758)
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)
AB230 Revises provisions relating to juvenile justice. (BDR 5-791)
AB240 Revises provisions governing mining. (BDR 46-936)
AB254 Revises provisions governing collegiate athletics. (BDR 34-879)
AB255 Revises provisions governing boards of trustees of school districts. (BDR 34-920)
AB262 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-946)
AB301 Revises provisions governing the towing of motor vehicles. (BDR 58-696)
AB327 Requires certain mental health professionals to complete continuing education relating to cultural competency. (BDR 54-175)
AB331 Makes various changes to provisions relating to affordable housing. (BDR 22-807)
AB376 Enacts the Keep Nevada Working Act and makes various other changes relating to immigration. (BDR 18-737)
AB387 Revises provisions relating to midwives. (BDR 54-225)
SB448 Revises provisions governing public utilities. (BDR 58-46)