Assemblywoman Selena Torres

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Government Affairs (Vice Chair); Education; LOE
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Judiciary; Legislative Operations and Elections
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Advisory Council for Family Engagement; Board of Directors for Corporation for Public Benefit for Nevada Youth Legislature; Education Commission of the States; Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

Other Achievements

  • Founder, Cesar Chavez Day, Las Vegas, 2013–current

Affiliations

  • Teach for America, 2017–current
  • Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc., 2015–current

Education

  • College of Southern Nevada, A.A.
  • University of Nevada, Reno, English Literature, B.A.
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, M.Ed. (Candidate)

Personal

Occupation: High School Teacher
Recreation: Paddleboarding
Born: 1995, Las Vegas, Nevada

Primary Sponsor

AB88 Makes various changes relating to governmental entities. (BDR 34-147)
AB116 Revises provisions relating to traffic offenses. (BDR 43-491)
AB122 Revises provisions governing prekindergarten programs. (BDR 34-738)
AB124 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 53-169)
AB132 Establishes provisions relating to custodial interrogations of children. (BDR 5-783)
AB151 Revises provisions relating to offenses. (BDR 14-776)
AB160 Revises provisions governing credit awarded to reduce a sentence of imprisonment. (BDR 14-173)
AB161 Directs the Legislative Commission to appoint a committee to conduct an interim study on certain actions for summary eviction. (BDR S-736)
SB173 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR S-1003)
SB174 Revises provisions relating to juvenile justice. (BDR 5-874)
AB177 Revises provisions relating to prescriptions. (BDR 54-61)
SB190 Provides for the dispensing of self-administered hormonal contraceptives. (BDR 54-3)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the suspension and expulsion of pupils. (BDR 34-176)
AB195 Revises provisions relating to pupils who are English learners. (BDR 34-174)
AB213 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-242)
AB221 Enacts provisions relating to the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of certain digital electronic equipment. (BDR 52-735)
AB222 Revises provisions governing employment practices. (BDR 53-739)
AB224 Provides for access to menstrual products in certain public schools. (BDR 34-767)
AB230 Revises provisions relating to juvenile justice. (BDR 5-791)
AB277 Revises provisions governing insurance. (BDR 57-984)
SB318 Makes various changes relating to improving access to governmental services for persons with limited English proficiency. (BDR 40-955)
AB327 Requires certain mental health professionals to complete continuing education relating to cultural competency. (BDR 54-175)
AB353 Revises provisions governing sexual misconduct in public schools. (BDR 34-768)
AB376 Enacts the Keep Nevada Working Act and makes various other changes relating to immigration. (BDR 18-737)
AB384 Revises provisions governing sexual misconduct in institutions of the Nevada System of Higher Education. (BDR 34-939)

Co-Sponsor

SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
AJR3 Urges various actions relating to the protection and conservation of land and water. (BDR R-775)
ACR4 Directs the Legislative Commission to appoint a committee to conduct an interim study on general improvement districts. (BDR R-199)
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)
AB115 Revises provisions relating to domestic relations. (BDR 11-118)
SB118 Establishes provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-155)
AB125 Revises provisions relating to credits against sentences of offenders. (BDR 16-233)
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)
AB131 Revises provisions relating to the use of portable event recording devices by peace officers. (BDR 23-241)
AB133 Revises provisions relating to peace officers. (BDR 23-240)
AB140 Enacts provisions relating to service of process on certain lessors of vehicles. (BDR 2-544)
AB148 Revises provisions governing mining. (BDR 46-134)
AB149 Requires the Cannabis Compliance Board to create an electronic database containing certain information relating to testing conducted by cannabis independent testing laboratories. (BDR 56-693)
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)
SB162 Revises provisions governing transportation. (BDR 43-33)
AB164 Establishes provisions relating to the dispensing of certain contraceptives. (BDR 40-239)
AB179 Revises provisions relating to special license plates. (BDR 43-144)
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)
AB197 Revises provisions relating to persons experiencing homelessness. (BDR 11-682)
AB201 Revises provisions relating to informants. (BDR 14-777)
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)
AB225 Revises provisions governing examinations for the licensure of teachers and other educational personnel. (BDR 34-139)
AB240 Revises provisions governing mining. (BDR 46-936)
AB254 Revises provisions governing collegiate athletics. (BDR 34-879)
AB262 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-946)
AB280 Revises provisions relating to public restrooms. (BDR 54-132)
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)
AB331 Makes various changes to provisions relating to affordable housing. (BDR 22-807)
AB365 Revises provisions relating to governmental administration. (BDR 23-133)
AB367 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-87)
AB371 Enacts provisions governing discrimination based on race. (BDR 34-697)
AB382 Revises provisions relating to student education loans. (BDR 55-116)
AB387 Revises provisions relating to midwives. (BDR 54-225)
SB448 Revises provisions governing public utilities. (BDR 58-46)