Senator Pete Goicoechea

Party: Republican

District: 19

County: Clark (Part), Elko, Eureka, Lincoln, Nye (Part), White Pine

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Legislative Service

  • Nevada Senate, 2012 - Present (first elected November 2012)
  • Minority Floor Leader, 2011-2012
  • Minority Whip, 2007-2010
  • Nevada Assembly, 2002-2012 (first elected November 2002)

Other Public Service

  • Member, State Land Use Planning Advisory Council
  • Member, Nevada Grazing Board of Districts No. 4 and 6
  • Member, Central Committee of Nevada State Grazing Boards
  • Director, Nevada Water Resource Association


  • Eureka Volunteer Fire Department
  • Rodeo Club, Eureka High School
  • Nevada Cattlemen's Association
  • Nevada Water Resource Association
  • E Clampus Vitus
  • Snowshoe Thompson Chapter, Carson City, Nevada
  • Humboldt River Authority
  • Nevada Rural Health Centers
  • Western States Coalition
  • Nevada Association of Counties


  • White Pine County Schools
  • Eureka County High School
  • Utah State University


  • Commissioner, Eureka County (sixteen years)


Occupation: Rancher
Born: 1949 - Salt Lake City, Utah
Spouse: Glady Tognoni
Children: J.J. Goicoechea, D.V.M., Jolene Goicoechea-Lema

Primary Sponsor

SB78 Revises the membership of the Board of Wildlife Commissioners. (BDR 45-107)
SB87 Revises provisions relating to certain state property. (BDR 33-487)
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)
SB98 Makes various changes to provisions relating to the Carson Water Subconservancy District. (BDR S-579)
SB99 Makes changes to provisions relating to fiscal notes. (BDR 17-700)
AB99 Revises provisions governing public works. (BDR 28-686)
SB114 Authorizes food that contains certain components of hemp to be produced or sold at certain food establishments under certain circumstances. (BDR 49-65)
SB153 Revises provisions relating to the observance of time by the State of Nevada and its political subdivisions. (BDR 19-24)
AB162 Revises provisions relating to apprentices. (BDR 28-687)
AB163 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-690)
AB168 Revises provisions relating to riots. (BDR 15-518)
SB181 Revises provisions relating to alcohol and drug counselors. (BDR 54-558)
SB216 Revises provisions relating to community water systems. (BDR 19-590)
SB225 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-550)
SB232 Revises provisions governing the operation of vehicles on certain highways in the State of Nevada. (BDR 43-69)
SB238 Revises provisions relating to public water systems. (BDR 40-885)
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)
SB266 Revises provisions relating to workers' compensation. (BDR 53-706)
AB311 Revises the Charter of the City of Elko. (BDR S-928)
SB319 Revises provisions relating to public works. (BDR 28-525)
SB323 Authorizes a business to establish an area where certain restrictions to restrain the spread of COVID-19 do not apply. (BDR 40-639)
SB338 Revises provisions governing partial tax abatements for certain renewable energy facilities. (BDR 32-560)
SB348 Creates provisions governing emergency 911 services. (BDR 43-707)
AB375 Revises provisions relating to alcoholic beverages. (BDR 52-915)
SB395 Revises provisions governing the funding of capital projects by school districts in certain counties. (BDR 34-815)
SB462 Creates the Reapportionment and Redistricting Advisory Commission. (BDR 17-1180)


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)
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)
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)
SB118 Establishes provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-155)
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)
SB136 Revises provisions relating to offenders. (BDR 16-625)
SB152 Revises provisions related to education. (BDR 34-622)
SB177 Revises provisions relating to the Account for Aid for Victims of Domestic Violence. (BDR 16-926)
AB185 Eliminates certain scheduled increases in the minimum wage. (BDR 53-688)
SB206 Revises provisions relating to insurance which provides for the payment of expenses not covered by Medicare. (BDR 57-556)
SB221 Revises provisions relating to public employment. (BDR 23-629)
SB244 Revises provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-621)
SB264 Prohibits trucks and truck-tractors over a certain weight from using the left lane on highways with two lanes in the same direction of travel except to pass when no other traffic will be impeded, from using the left lane at all on highways with three or more lanes in the same direction, and from using a high-occupancy vehicle lane when there is only one such lane. (BDR 43-962)
SB265 Revises provisions relating to work-based learning programs. (BDR 34-624)
AB314 Revises provisions governing civil liability for injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19. (BDR 3-448)
SB419 Revises provisions relating to unemployment compensation. (BDR 53-1139)