Senator Scott Hammond

Co-Minority Whip
Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Co-Minority Whip, 2019
  • Co-Majority Whip, 2015
  • Nevada Senate 2012 -Present (first elected November 2012)
  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2012 (first elected November 2010)

Other Public Service

  • Founding Member, Somerset Academy of Las Vegas

Honors and Awards

  • Educator of the Year, Indian Springs High School, 2001-2002


  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas B.A., Political Science, 1995; M.A., Political Science, 1997


Occupation: Teacher
Born: 1966 - Syracuse, New York
Spouse: Tonya Hammond
Children: Tomas, Olivia, Sofia, Isabella

Primary Sponsor

AJR8 Proposes to repeal the provision of the Nevada Constitution prohibiting the use of public funds for sectarian purpose. (BDR C-143)
SCR12 Celebrates the sister-state relationship between the State of Nevada and Taiwan, which continues to enhance trade, educational and cultural relations. (BDR R-1151)
SB86 Requires the State Plan for Medicaid to include coverage for donor breast milk and certain related products. (BDR 38-28)
SB91 Revises provisions relating to college and career readiness assessments administered to high school pupils in the 11th grade. (BDR 34-27)
SB97 Provides that certain restrictions relating to public gatherings do not apply to certain events at which a vaccine for COVID-19 is administered. (BDR S-897)
SB102 Revises the date by which children must be at least a certain age to be admitted to certain grades of school. (BDR 34-479)
AB113 Increases the limitation of time within which a criminal prosecution for sex trafficking must be commenced. (BDR 14-610)
SB129 Revises provisions relating to pesticide applicators. (BDR 49-589)
AB135 Revises provisions relating to animals. (BDR 54-72)
AB159 Limits the civil liability of certain public schools for personal injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19. (BDR 3-230)
SB196 Prohibits the performance of a pelvic examination in certain circumstances. (BDR 54-34)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to certain proceedings concerning evictions. (BDR S-612)
SB216 Revises provisions relating to community water systems. (BDR 19-590)
SB220 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-970)
SB226 Expands career and technical education opportunities for pupils. (BDR 34-75)
SB234 Makes an appropriation from the State General Fund to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to the Collaboration Center Foundation for the expansion and improvement of its campus at Las Vegas Ranch to provide services to certain persons. (BDR S-906)
AB242 Revises provisions related to taxation. (BDR 32-865)
SB265 Revises provisions relating to work-based learning programs. (BDR 34-624)
SB270 Makes changes to provisions governing elections. (BDR 24-602)
SB271 Provides for the licensure and regulation of midwives. (BDR 54-114)
SB277 Establishes provisions relating to building standards. (BDR 22-822)
AB297 Requires the election of a registrar of voters. (BDR 24-908)
SB304 Ratifies the Solemn Covenant of States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Compact. (BDR 40-903)
SB305 Makes various changes relating to access to organ transplants for persons with disabilities. (BDR 40-40)
SB306 Revises provisions relating to education savings accounts and education funding. (BDR 34-223)
AB314 Revises provisions governing civil liability for injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19. (BDR 3-448)
SB321 Creates the Nevada System of Community Colleges. (BDR 34-905)
SB323 Authorizes a business to establish an area where certain restrictions to restrain the spread of COVID-19 do not apply. (BDR 40-639)
SB419 Revises provisions relating to unemployment compensation. (BDR 53-1139)


SJR2 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to revise the membership of the Commission on Judicial Selection. (BDR C-83)
SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
SJR5 Urges the Legislature, Governor and community organizations to work together to resolve various issues created by the COVID-19 pandemic. (BDR R-958)
SR5 Inducts David R. Parks into the Senate Hall of Fame. (BDR R-1165)
SR6 Inducts Mark Amodei into the Senate Hall of Fame. (BDR R-1164)
ACR6 Memorializes former Assemblyman and Senator Alan H. Glover. (BDR R-1158)
SCR14 Memorializes former District Court Judge Don P. Chairez. (BDR R-1140)
SB88 Revises provisions relating to emergency management. (BDR 36-51)
SB96 Makes various changes relating to services provided to persons with autism spectrum disorders. (BDR 38-89)
SB101 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-599)
AB105 Revises provisions governing interscholastic activities. (BDR 34-517)
AB116 Revises provisions relating to traffic offenses. (BDR 43-491)
SB117 Revises provisions relating to economic development. (BDR 18-600)
SB119 Revises provisions relating to domestic relations. (BDR 11-163)
AB127 Revises provisions relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of peace officers and retired peace officers. (BDR 20-662)
SB130 Provides for a presidential preference primary election. (BDR 24-37)
SB131 Revises provisions relating to the Office of Grant Procurement, Coordination and Management in the Department of Administration. (BDR 18-100)
SB132 Makes an appropriation from the State General Fund to the Eighth Judicial District for the funding of support services provided by juvenile justice assessment centers to pupils at public schools in the Clark County School District. (BDR S-553)
SB133 Establishes provisions relating to obligations for the support of children. (BDR 11-552)
AB134 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-801)
SB136 Revises provisions relating to offenders. (BDR 16-625)
SB137 Establishes provisions relating to certain information and records concerning public safety. (BDR 14-7)
AB144 Revises provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms. (BDR 15-699)
AB151 Revises provisions relating to offenses. (BDR 14-776)
SB152 Revises provisions related to education. (BDR 34-622)
AB154 Revises provisions governing certain notice provided by public utilities. (BDR 58-510)
AB165 Revises provisions governing tuition for veterans. (BDR 34-681)
AB178 Revises provisions relating to prescription drugs. (BDR 57-71)
SB194 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-676)
AB204 Makes changes to provisions governing economic development. (BDR 18-638)
SB206 Revises provisions relating to insurance which provides for the payment of expenses not covered by Medicare. (BDR 57-556)
SB207 Requires the development, creation and administration of a pilot program for the purpose of establishing new apprenticeship programs for certain industries. (BDR S-876)
SB225 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-550)
SB244 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-621)
SB252 Extends the period during which certain complaints may be filed with the State Contractors' Board under certain circumstances. (BDR 54-961)
SB262 Establishes provisions requiring the award of reasonable attorney's fees under certain circumstances. (BDR 2-640)
AB288 Revises provisions governing student eligibility for grants provided by a scholarship organization. (BDR 34-868)
SB462 Creates the Reapportionment and Redistricting Advisory Commission. (BDR 17-1180)