Senator Keith F. Pickard

Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Senate, 2018 - Present (first elected November 2018)
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Corrections, Parole, and Probation; Education; Judiciary; Taxation
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission; Legislative Commission's Sunset Subcommittee; Committee to Review Child Support Guidelines
  • Nevada Assembly, 2016 (first elected November 2016)—one regular session

Other Achievements

  • President, National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, 2020 - 2021
  • Real estate broker, 2009 - 2017
  • Licensed contractor and real estate developer, 1993 - 2011
  • High school teacher, 1990 - 1992
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Japan Osaka Mission


  • Henderson Chamber of Commerce
  • Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
  • National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, 2017 to Present
  • Nevada Bar Association, 2011 - Current
  • Utah Bar Association, 2012 - Current (Inactive)
  • Nevada Justice Association, 2011 - Current


  • Brigham Young University, B.S.
  • Boyd S. School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, J.D.


Occupation: Attorney at Law
Recreation: Competitive shooting, reading, woodworking and finish carpentry, cooking, family
Born: 1962, Long Beach, California
Spouse: Margaret
Children: Lisa, Stetson, Dean, Rian, Bailey, Hayden, and Kathleen

Primary Sponsor

SJR2 Proposes an amendment to the Nevada Constitution that revises the provisions governing appointments of judicial officers to fill vacancies. (BDR C-766)
SB112 Revises provisions relating to document preparation services. (BDR 19-633)
SB139 Creates the Program to Develop Leadership Skills for Public School Pupils. (BDR 34-283)
SB141 Revises provisions relating to the Nevada Equal Rights Commission. (BDR S-249)
SB142 Makes various changes relating to school safety. (BDR 34-167)
AB157 Establishes provisions relating to certain services for and resources concerning victims of human trafficking. (BDR 18-141)
SB187 Revises provisions governing prescriptions for controlled substances by a dentist, optometrist or physician for the treatment of pain. (BDR 54-39)
SB188 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-632)
AB217 Revises provisions relating to firearms. (BDR 15-860)
SB245 Revises provisions relating to civil actions. (BDR 3-965)
AB246 Revises provisions relating to business entities. (BDR 18-996)
SB247 Requires informed consent of a parent or guardian before certain services related to mental health are provided to a child. (BDR 39-626)
SB248 Revises provisions relating to domestic relations. (BDR 11-38)
SB257 Provides that certain evidence is inadmissible in an action or proceeding involving domestic relations. (BDR 4-37)
SB259 Revises provisions relating to physicians. (BDR 54-628)
SB260 Revises provisions relating to domestic relations. (BDR 11-40)
SB277 Revises provisions relating to the support of children. (BDR 11-630)
SB282 Limiting the civil liability of crisis support centers under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-614)
SB309 Revises provisions relating to family courts. (BDR 1-629)
SB317 Establishes provisions relating to juvenile assessment centers. (BDR 5-165)
SB325 Establishes the Nevada Child Adoption Grant Program to provide grants to assist certain prospective adoptive parents with certain costs of adoption. (BDR 11-163)
SB333 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-738)
SB335 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-161)
SB343 Requires training for certain members of certain educational governing bodies and requires additional transparency for school expenditures. (BDR 34-548)
SB349 Revises provisions relating to education savings accounts and education funding. (BDR 34-285)
SB351 Makes certain changes relating to education. (BDR 34-247)
SB359 Provides for continued coverage for health care for certain chronic health conditions. (BDR 57-627)
SB360 Enacts the Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act. (BDR 15-11)
AB367 Revises provisions governing persons affected by addictive disorders. (BDR 17-690)
AB374 Revises provisions governing contractors. (BDR 54-662)
SB386 Revises provisions governing certain tax exemptions for veterans. (BDR 32-737)
AB390 Revises provisions relating to equipment on motor vehicles. (BDR 43-1059)
SB399 Revises provisions regarding licensed automobile wreckers. (BDR 43-253)
SB404 Provides for the issuance of scholarships for certain career and technical education or early childhood education programs by scholarship organizations. (BDR 34-778)
SB410 Revises provisions relating to incentives for economic development. (BDR 32-881)
SB477 Prohibits the release of a child to a parent or guardian in a child welfare proceeding in certain circumstances. (BDR 38-1005)


ACR3 Memorializes former Assemblyman Bob Price. (BDR R-971)
SR5 Inducts Valerie Wiener into the Senate Hall of Fame. (BDR R-1262)
SR6 Inducts Barbara Katherine Cegavske into the Senate Hall of Fame. (BDR R-1261)
SCR7 Celebrates the sister state relationship between the State of Nevada and Taiwan. (BDR R-1266)
SCR8 Memorializes former Nevada Attorney General and Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Springer. (BDR R-1259)
ACR9 Celebrates the Life of Assemblyman Odis “Tyrone” Thompson. (BDR R-1291)
AB158 Revises provisions governing criminal procedures for certain juvenile offenders who are also victims of certain crimes. (BDR 14-143)
AB166 Revises provisions relating to prostitution. (BDR 15-861)
AB174 Establishes the Nevada Interagency Advisory Council on Homelessness to Housing. (BDR 18-94)
SB178 Creates the Council on Food Security and the Food for People, Not Landfills Program. (BDR 18-57)
AB182 Designates neon as the official state element of the State of Nevada. (BDR 19-670)
SB193 Makes an appropriation for educational programs relating to history, law and civics. (BDR S-368)
AB194 Revises provisions governing the Nevada Early Childhood Advisory Council. (BDR 38-862)
AB212 Revises provisions governing the confidentiality of personal information of certain persons. (BDR 20-620)
AB213 Revises provisions governing the issuance of restricted drivers' licenses to certain pupils. (BDR 43-706)
AB216 Requires the establishment of a database of information relating to funding opportunities for higher education. (BDR 18-858)
SB265 Revises provisions relating to certain information and records concerning public safety. (BDR 14-1042)
AB282 Revises the Charter of the City of Henderson. (BDR 24-939)
SB331 Designates the new Interstate Highway No. 11 as the Purple Heart Highway. (BDR S-78)
AB338 Revises requirements for the operation of a motor vehicle by a young driver. (BDR 43-600)
SB352 Revises provisions relating to motor vehicle registration. (BDR 43-51)
AB352 Revises provisions governing certain mortgages. (BDR 52-698)
AB363 Revises certain provisions relating to homeless youth. (BDR 43-1033)
AB366 Requires the Division of Emergency Management of the Department of Public Safety to establish a program to provide assistance to persons who own and occupy certain damaged homes. (BDR 36-1077)
AB378 Makes various changes relating to the transportation and admission of certain persons alleged to be a danger to themselves or others to certain facilities or hospitals. (BDR 34-711)
AB380 Revises provisions governing safety in K-12 public schools. (BDR 31-41)
AB392 Encourages employers to provide work-based learning opportunities for pupils. (BDR 34-952)
AB407 Revises provisions governing the administration of laws relating to motor vehicles. (BDR 43-1032)
SB411 Authorizes the possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle that is on certain governmental property under certain circumstances. (BDR 15-643)
SB445 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-979)
SB446 Revises provisions relating to Medicaid. (BDR 38-974)
SB529 Revises provisions relating to state financial administration. (BDR 31-1267)