Assemblyman Steve Yeager

Speaker pro Tempore
Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2017-2021 (first elected November 2016)—three regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Growth and Infrastructure; Revenue
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Growth and Infrastructure (Vice Chair); Commerce and Labor
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Corrections, Parole, and Probation (Vice Chair); Health and Human Services; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study of Issues Relating to Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana (Chair); Committee to Consult with the Director; Gaming Policy Committee; Southern Regional Behavioral Health Policy Board; Technological Crime Advisory Board
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Advisability and Feasibility of Treating Certain Traffic and Related Violations as Civil Infractions (Chair); Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice; Gaming Policy Committee; Nevada State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision; Southern Regional Behavioral Health Policy Board

Other Public Service

  • Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice, Subcommittee to Review Arrestee DNA, Chairman, 2013-2014

Honors and Awards

  • Alumni Exemplary Public Service Award, Cornell Law School, 2020
  • Southwest Legislator of the Year, TechNet, 2019
  • 2019 Legislative Award, Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 2019

Other Achievements

  • Graduate, Citizens' Police Academy, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, 2018
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Dedicated Service Award, 2016

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Hope for Prisoner Advisory Council, Member
  • Support America's Teachers, Board Member, 2019-current

Education

  • University of Michigan, B.A., History and Spanish
  • Cornell Law School, J.D., Cum Laude

Personal

Occupation: Partner, Battle Born Injury Lawyers
Recreation: Running, hiking, reading, writing, traveling
Born: 1978, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Spouse: Bita Yeager

Primary Sponsor

AJR3 Urges various actions relating to the protection and conservation of land and water. (BDR R-775)
AB83 Revises the date of the legal holiday for the observance of Nevada Day. (BDR 19-70)
AB101 Revises provisions governing the administration of certain substances to animals by licensed veterinarians. (BDR 54-113)
AB104 Revises provisions relating to wrongful convictions. (BDR 3-586)
AB107 Revises the procedure for determining whether a person may prosecute or defend a civil action without paying costs. (BDR 2-564)
AB111 Revises provisions relating to the Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission. (BDR 23-106)
AB112 Revises provisions relating to compromised claims of a minor. (BDR 3-806)
AB116 Revises provisions relating to traffic offenses. (BDR 43-491)
AB123 Revises provisions governing special license plates indicating support for the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team. (BDR 43-797)
SB124 Revises provisions governing the eligibility of certain convicted persons for public assistance. (BDR 38-656)
AB139 Revises provisions relating to local governments. (BDR 31-524)
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)
AB152 Revises provisions relating to the collection of certain debts. (BDR 54-855)
AB182 Revises the elements of the crime of advancing prostitution. (BDR 15-744)
AB201 Revises provisions relating to informants. (BDR 14-777)
AB202 Revises provisions relating to charitable lotteries and charitable games. (BDR 41-581)
AB210 Revises provisions governing the practice of chiropractic. (BDR 54-140)
AB212 Makes various changes relating to court interpreters. (BDR 1-758)
AB219 Revises provisions governing the sealing of criminal records. (BDR 14-137)
AB220 Establishes provisions relating to the use of mobile devices by peace officers. (BDR 23-924)
AB294 Revises provisions relating to contracts of insurance. (BDR 57-975)
AB341 Provides for the licensure and regulation of cannabis consumption lounges. (BDR 56-583)

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)
AB138 Revises provisions governing the eligibility of certain convicted persons for public assistance. (BDR 38-760)
AB151 Revises provisions relating to offenses. (BDR 14-776)
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)
AB187 Designates the month of September of each year as “Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Prevention and Awareness Month” in Nevada. (BDR 19-917)
AB215 Revises provisions governing the eligibility requirements for participation in courses for an adult to earn a high school diploma. (BDR 34-653)
AB230 Revises provisions relating to juvenile justice. (BDR 5-791)
AB236 Revises provisions governing the qualifications for the Office of Attorney General. (BDR 18-921)
AB371 Enacts provisions governing discrimination based on race. (BDR 34-697)