Senator Chris Brooks

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Senate (Appointed December 4, 2018)
  • Nevada Assembly, 2017-2019 (first elected November 2016)—two regular sessions
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Government Affairs; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee on Energy (Vice Chair); Committee to Conduct Interim Study on Salaries of Positions in Unclassified and Nonclassified Service

Other Achievements

  • Las Vegas Solar Electric, Founder, 2001-2004
  • Bombard Renewable Energy, Director, 2014
  • Valley Electric Association, Executive Vice President, 2014-2015
  • Brooks Consulting, Managing Principal, 2015-Present
  • Nevada Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Task Force, Solar Industry Representative, 2007-2009
  • AFL-CIO, Contractor of the Year, 2009
  • Nevada AFL-CIO, Friend of Working Families Award, 2013


  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Member
  • Nevada Partners, Board of Directors, Member
  • Nevada Preservation Foundation, Board of Directors, Member
  • Nevada Conservation League, Board of Directors, Member, 2009-2011
  • Southern Nevada Chapter of American Solar Energy Society, Founding Member, Board of Directors, 2002-2011
  • North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners, Certified PV Installation Professional Emeritus, 2004


Occupation: Energy Consultant
Born: 1972, Las Vegas, Nevada
Spouse: Michelle White
Children: Arielle, Alan, Calvin

Primary Sponsor

SCR1 Directs the Legislative Committee on Energy to conduct an interim study concerning the development of renewable energy and clean energy resources in this State. (BDR R-117)
SJR3 Urges Congress to oppose the expansion of the United States Air Force in the Desert National Wildlife Refuge in Nevada. (BDR R-745)
SB158 Revises the definition of the term “supervisory employee” for purposes of provisions relating to collective bargaining. (BDR 23-789)
SB159 Requires each public school and private school to adopt a policy concerning safe exposure to the sun. (BDR 34-583)
SB160 Requires the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to adopt certain regulations concerning natural gas infrastructure. (BDR 58-909)
AB163 Revises provisions governing water conservation. (BDR 48-798)
SB165 Makes various changes to provisions governing prescribing, dispensing and administering controlled substances designed to end the life of a patient. (BDR 40-292)
SB167 Revises provisions relating to public utilities. (BDR 58-911)
SB168 Revises provisions relating to energy efficiency standards for buildings. (BDR 58-912)
AB175* Prescribes certain requirements for health benefits for the purpose of determining the minimum wage paid to employees in private employment in this State. (BDR 53-866)
SB175 Revises provisions relating to public works. (BDR 28-618)
AB183 Prohibits certain correctional services from being provided by private entities. (BDR 16-290)
SB196 Revises provisions relating to preferences in bidding for certain contracts for businesses based in this State. (BDR 28-66)
AB206* Revises provisions relating to renewable energy and the renewable portfolio standard. (BDR 58-746)
SB207 Revises provisions governing apprentices. (BDR 28-740)
SB209 Revises provisions relating to hemp. (BDR 49-584)
SB210 Revises provisions relating to energy. (BDR 58-307)
SB220 Revises provisions relating to Internet privacy. (BDR 52-920)
SB231 Revises provisions relating to certain construction. (BDR 28-910)
SB236 Establishes provisions relating to a change in the place of diversion of water for certain wells. (BDR 48-635)
SB254 Revises provisions relating to carbon reduction. (BDR 40-907)
AB265 Requires the Desert Research Institute to conduct a study concerning water treatment and recycling. (BDR S-901)
AB267 Provides compensation to certain persons who were wrongfully convicted. (BDR 3-657)
SB268 Revises provisions related to regulatory bodies. (BDR 54-1011)
SB284 Creates the Advisory Task Force on HIV Exposure Modernization. (BDR S-742)
AB295 Revising provisions governing sexuality education in public schools. (BDR 34-811)
SB298 Revises provisions relating to partial tax abatements for certain renewable energy facilities. (BDR 58-908)
SB299 Revises provisions relating to the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demonstration Program. (BDR 58-916)
SB300 Revises provisions governing the rates charged by electric utilities. (BDR 58-302)
SB301 Revises provisions governing nonprofit cooperative corporations that supply electric services. (BDR 58-1037)
SB310 Authorizes the creation of pilot programs for recycling beverage containers. (BDR 40-752)
SB311 Revises provisions prohibiting certain discriminatory practices against a person seeking credit. (BDR 52-1048)
SB329 Revises provisions relating to the prevention of natural disasters. (BDR 58-1132)
SB358 Revises provisions relating to the renewable energy portfolio standard. (BDR 58-301)
SB371 Revises provisions relating to maintenance of manufactured home parks and repairs of manufactured homes. (BDR 10-303)
SB397 Revises provisions governing contractors. (BDR 54-304)
SB406 Revises provisions relating to certain businesses. (BDR 53-1016)
SB407 Revises provisions relating to professional engineers and professional land surveyors. (BDR 54-609)
SB547 Revises provisions relating to providers of new electric resources. (BDR 58-913)


AJR2* Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to require the recognition of all marriages regardless of gender. (BDR C-690)
ACR3 Memorializes former Assemblyman Bob Price. (BDR R-971)
SJR5 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to revise provisions relating to the State Legislature. (BDR C-58)
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)
SJR8 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to guarantee equal rights. (BDR C-1278)
ACR9 Celebrates the Life of Assemblyman Odis “Tyrone” Thompson. (BDR R-1291)
SB143 Repeals, revises and reenacts provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms. (BDR 15-755)
SB151 Revises provisions related to certain proceedings concerning property. (BDR 3-516)
SB155 Revises provisions regarding the possession and use of personal identifying information and fictitious personal identifying information. (BDR 15-917)
SB173 Revises provisions relating to criminal convictions of victims of sex trafficking and involuntary servitude. (BDR 14-595)
AB174 Establishes the Nevada Interagency Advisory Council on Homelessness to Housing. (BDR 18-94)
SB177 Revises provisions relating to employment practices. (BDR 53-723)
SB178 Creates the Council on Food Security and the Food for People, Not Landfills Program. (BDR 18-57)
SB179 Revises provisions relating to abortions. (BDR 40-567)
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)
SB201 Revises provisions governing loans. (BDR 52-568)
SB202 Revises provisions relating to children with disabilities. (BDR 34-685)
SB205 Requires the Office of Grant Procurement, Coordination and Management of the Department of Administration to create a pilot program to award grants of money to certain governmental and nonprofit organizations. (BDR S-807)
SB206 Revises provisions relating to state financial administration. (BDR 31-806)
SB218 Revises provisions relating to domestic violence. (BDR 3-316)
SB223 Revises provisions relating to persons in need of care or assistance. (BDR 13-67)
SB245 Revises provisions relating to civil actions. (BDR 3-965)
SB255 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-790)
AB259* Revises provisions relating to certain criminal convictions and sentences. (BDR 14-657)
SB261 Revises provisions relating to firearms. (BDR 15-21)
SB262 Makes various changes to provide for tracking and reporting of information concerning the pricing of prescription drugs for treating asthma. (BDR 40-55)
SB286 Revises provisions relating to aggregated sentences and eligibility for parole. (BDR 14-293)
SB293 Makes various changes relating to children who are victims of commercial sexual exploitation. (BDR 38-517)
SB312 Requires an employer in private employment to provide paid leave to employees under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-888)
SB313 Revises provisions relating to computer literacy and computer science education. (BDR 34-731)
SB314 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-730)
SB315 Revises provisions relating to public health. (BDR 40-581)
AB316 Revises provisions relating to driving under the influence of alcohol or a prohibited substance. (BDR 43-312)
AB319 Revises provisions governing professional licensing. (BDR 54-314)
SB319 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-1063)
SB320 Makes various changes concerning the placement of pupils in certain more rigorous courses. (BDR 34-681)
SB321 Abolishes the Achievement School District. (BDR 34-682)
SB324 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-683)
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)
SB340 Revises provisions relating to public works. (BDR 28-808)
AB363 Revises certain provisions relating to homeless youth. (BDR 43-1033)
SB365 Revises provisions relating to health insurance. (BDR 57-684)
SB370 Revises the State Plan for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. (BDR 38-966)
AB374* Requires the Department of Health and Human Services, if authorized by federal law, to establish a health care plan within Medicaid for purchase by persons who are not otherwise eligible for Medicaid. (BDR 38-881)
SB385 Revises provisions relating to insurance for personal property at storage facilities. (BDR 57-538)
SB386 Revises provisions governing certain tax exemptions for veterans. (BDR 32-737)
AB403 Revises provisions relating to certain traffic offenses. (BDR 43-42)
AB403* Revises various provisions relating to governmental administration. (BDR 18-573)
AB408* Revises provisions relating to Medicaid and health insurance. (BDR 38-957)
SB491 Revises provisions concerning vehicles. (BDR 43-135)
SB493 Revises provisions relating to misclassification of employees. (BDR 53-1087)
SB557 Revises provisions relating to campaign practices. (BDR 24-1272)