Senator Dina Neal

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2019 (first elected November 2010)—five regular and four special sessions
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Taxation (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Ways and Means, Public Safety, Natural Resources and Transportation (Vice Chair)
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Taxation (Chair); Government Affairs (Vice Chair); Commerce and Labor
  • 2015 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Government Affairs; Taxation
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Government Affairs (Vice Chair); Education; Taxation
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Government Affairs; Taxation; Transportation
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Council to Establish Academic Standards for Public Schools; Interim Finance Committee; Southern Nevada Enterprise Community Board
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Advisory Committee to Monitor Implementation of the Reorganization of Large School Districts; Council to Establish Academic Standards for Public Schools; Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Advisability and Feasibility of Treating Certain Traffic and Related Violations as Civil Infractions
  • Legislative Commission, Alternate member, 2015-2016

Other Public Service

  • Adult Literacy Program, Volunteer
  • Clark County Community Development Block Grant Board, Vice Chair
  • Education Commission of the States, Commissioner 2011-2012; Policy Advocate 2013-2014
  • Southern Economic Enterprise Board, Community Board Member, 2007-2009
  • Southern Nevada Health District, Teen Pregnancy Committee, 2011-current
  • Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board, Inc., Executive Committee, Director

Other Achievements

  • Project Save, Grant writer
  • Ninth Circuit Court, Extern, 2001


  • National Bar Association, Member
  • Committee Member, Task Force on State and Local Taxation, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2018-2020
  • Member, Board of Directors, Parliamentarian for Nobel Women, National Organization of Black Elected Women, 2017-2019
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Region 12 Chair, 2016-2020
  • Committee Member, Labor and Workforce Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, 2015-2020
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Committee on Labor and Workforce Development,Vice Chair, 2014-2018
  • Southern Nevada Enterprise Community Board, Committee Chair, 2013-2017
  • Finance and Economic Development Committee, CSG-West, 2011-2015
  • Clark County Democrats Recruitment Committee, Member, 2009
  • Presidential Caucus, Precinct 4017, Caucus Chair, 2008
  • Urban Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2005-2007
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People


  • Chaparral High School, Las Vegas
  • Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
  • Southern University Law Center, Juris Doctorate


  • Adjunct Professor, Nevada State College and College of Southern Nevada


Occupation: Adjunct Professor
Recreation: Research, Writing and Reading
Born: Las Vegas, NV
Children: Alexandra and Tuwaski

Primary Sponsor

AJR10 Proposes to amend the Ordinance of the Nevada Constitution and the Nevada Constitution to remove language authorizing the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as a criminal punishment. (BDR C-496)
AB119 Revises provisions relating to the Maternal Mortality Review Committee. (BDR 40-740)
SB140 Revises provisions related to the employment of offenders. (BDR 16-39)
SB174 Revises provisions relating to juvenile justice. (BDR 5-874)
SB175 Enacts provisions relating to lupus. (BDR 40-8)
SB199 Prohibits certain types of racial discrimination in employment and education. (BDR 53-216)
AB230 Revises provisions relating to juvenile justice. (BDR 5-791)
SB254 Revises provisions relating to discrimination in housing. (BDR 18-38)
SB255 Creates the Division of Supplier Diversity within the Office of Economic Development. (BDR 18-572)
AB268 Establishes provisions relating to peace officers. (BDR 23-234)
SB281 Enacts provisions relating to certain products containing hemp. (BDR 32-974)
SB309 Establishes a reinvestment advisory committee in certain larger counties. (BDR 38-956)
SB310 Makes an appropriation to the Nevada System of Higher Education and authorizes the disbursement of certain federal money in certain circumstances to enable the College of Southern Nevada to assist and carry out the NV Grow Program. (BDR S-570)
SB314 Provides for the regulation of high-volume marketplace sellers. (BDR 52-657)
SB320 Enacts various provisions relating to food delivery service platforms. (BDR 52-591)
SB327 Revises provisions relating to discriminatory practices. (BDR 53-574)
SB340 Revises provision relating to the wages and working conditions of certain employees. (BDR 53-573)
SB346 Imposes a tax on the retail sale of certain digital products. (BDR 32-9)
AB371 Enacts provisions governing discrimination based on race. (BDR 34-697)
AB376 Enacts the Keep Nevada Working Act and makes various other changes relating to immigration. (BDR 18-737)
SB389 Establishes provisions governing peer-to-peer car sharing programs. (BDR 43-585)


SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
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)
SB96 Makes various changes relating to services provided to persons with autism spectrum disorders. (BDR 38-89)
SB117 Revises provisions relating to economic development. (BDR 18-600)
SB177 Revises provisions relating to the Account for Aid for Victims of Domestic Violence. (BDR 16-926)
SB203 Revises provisions relating to civil actions involving certain sexual offenses. (BDR 2-577)
SB209 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 53-953)
SB251 Revises provisions relating to genetic counseling and testing. (BDR 40-478)
SB258 Makes various changes relating to corrections. (BDR 16-825)
SB293 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 53-907)
SB448 Revises provisions governing public utilities. (BDR 58-46)