Brian Sandoval

Governor of Nevada

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Name: Brian Sandoval

Office Title: Governor of Nevada

First Elected: 11/02/2010

Last Elected:

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Kathleen; 3 Children: James, Madeline, Marisa

Date of Birth: 08/05/1963

Place of Birth: Redding, CA

Home City: Reno, NV

Religion: Roman Catholic


Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 13, 2013 SB 221 Requires Background Checks Prior to the Purchase of Firearms Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 13, 2013 SB 185 Increases the Bonds and Securities the University of Nevada Board of Regents May Issue to Finance University Projects Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 13, 2013 SB 312 Eliminates the Provision that Limits Wrongful Death or Injury Liability to a Proportional Share of Fault Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 13, 2013 AB 150 Creates the Legislative Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 12, 2013 SB 374 Authorizes Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Signed - Executive Sign
June 7, 2013 AB 240 Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to Have Oversight of Victim Impact Panels Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 7, 2013 AB 440 Amends Voter Registration Laws Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 6, 2013 SB 229 Amends Lake Tahoe Management Compact Signed - Executive Sign
June 6, 2013 AB 209 Authorizes the Sale of Raw Milk Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 6, 2013 AB 391 Requires Government Contractors Using Renewable Energy Provide Prevailing Wages and Competitive Bidding Practices Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 6, 2013 AB 345 Amends Regulations of Wildlife and Natural Resouce Management Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 6, 2013 AB 218 Authorizes a Public Work Contractor to Pay Prevailing Wages by Providing Fringe Benefits Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 3, 2013 AB 126 Requires Calorie Disclosure by Certain Restaurants Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 3, 2013 AB 441 Authorizes Voting Centers for All Eligible Voters in a City or County Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 3, 2013 SB 373 Authorizes a Debtor to Pay in Installments and Increases the Percentage of Income that is Exempt from Reimbursement Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 3, 2013 SB 457 Requires All Candidates for Supervisor and Council Member to be Voted on Only by Voters of the Specific Ward Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 1, 2013 AB 284 Authorizes Early Terminations of Rental Agreements by Domestic Violence Victims Signed - Executive Sign
May 31, 2013 SB 180 Requires a Court to Award Relief to an Employee Injured by Unlawful Employment Practices Vetoed - Executive Veto
May 31, 2013 SB 198 Authorizes a Chiropractic Assistant to Perform Certain Procedures without a Chiropractor Present Vetoed - Executive Veto
May 31, 2013 SB 421 Establishes Circumstances in which a Juror Must be Excused Vetoed - Executive Veto
May 31, 2013 SB 303 Authorizes Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants Signed - Executive Sign
May 29, 2013 SB 243 Requires DNA Samples for Felonies Signed - Executive Sign
May 28, 2013 AB 60 Requires Certain Information From Donation-Seeking Charities Signed - Executive Sign
May 21, 2013 SB 139 Classifies Crimes Based on Gender Identity or Expression as Felonies Signed - Executive Sign
June 17, 2011 AB 550 Authorizes the Legislative Commission to Conduct an Interim Study on State Ports of Entry Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 17, 2011 SB 418 Implementation of Federal Health Care Bill Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 17, 2011 SB 304 Authorizes Redistricting for Carson City, Henderson, Reno, and Sparks Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 17, 2011 SB 254 Common-Interest Communities Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 17, 2011 SB 140 Prohibiting the Use of Cellular Devices While Driving Signed - Executive Sign
June 17, 2011 SB 115 Requires Hospitals to Accept Certain Out-of-Network Insurance for Health Care Services Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 17, 2011 AB 571 Amending Smoking Regulations Signed - Executive Sign
June 17, 2011 AB 301 Voting Privileges for Felons Vetoed - Executive Sign
June 17, 2011 AB 416 Renewable Energy Programs Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 17, 2011 AB 433 Prohibits Retaliation Against Employees who Engage in Politics Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 17, 2011 AB 578 Revises the Interim Committee Structure of the Legislature Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 16, 2011 AB 300 Revises Provisions Relating to Foreclosures Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 16, 2011 AB 136 Governing Credits for Offenders Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 16, 2011 AB 137 Public School Nutrition Programs Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 16, 2011 AB 301 Voting Privileges for Felons Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 16, 2011 SB 188 Revises the Department of Corrections Employee Work Schedules Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 16, 2011 AB 136 Governing Credits for Offenders Vetoed - Executive Sign
June 16, 2011 SB 75 Investment in Private Equity Firms Signed - Executive Sign
June 15, 2011 AB 546 Revises Child Care Training Requirements Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 15, 2011 SB 360 Provides Incentives for Redevelopment Agencies to Employ Residents of Specified Areas Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 14, 2011 SB 208 Establishes the Task Force on Employee Misclassification Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 14, 2011 AB 580 2011-2013 Biennium Budget Signed - Executive Sign
June 13, 2011 SB 207 Authorizes Administrative Penalties Against Employers Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 13, 2011 AB 152 Highway Funding Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 6, 2011 AB 309 Relating to Insurance Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 6, 2011 AB 501 Provides an Audit for the Fiscal Cost of the Death Penalty Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 1, 2011 AB 253 Relating to Occupational Safety Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 1, 2011 AB 456 Amends Nevada High School Graduation Requirements Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 1, 2011 AB 456 Relating to Education Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 1, 2011 SB 331 Prohibits Sex and Gender Identity Discrimination in Places of Public Accommodation Signed - Executive Sign
June 1, 2011 AB 135 Revises Probation Provisions Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 1, 2011 AB 254 Expands Occupational Safety Requirements Vetoed - Executive Veto
June 1, 2011 SB 368 Prohibits Discrimination in Housing Signed - Executive Sign
May 31, 2011 AB 566 Revises Legislative Districts for Nevada Senate and Assembly Elections Vetoed - Executive Veto
May 16, 2011 AB 568 2011-2013 Education Appropriations Vetoed - Executive Veto
May 14, 2011 SB 497 Congressional and Legislative Redistricting Vetoed - Executive Veto
April 4, 2011 AB 183 Revising Payment for Outstanding Bonds in School Districts Vetoed - Executive Veto

Profession: Judge and Prosecutor

Education:
High school,Bishop Manogue High School (1981) Bachelor's,University of Nevada, Reno (1986) J.D.,The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (1989)

Political Experience:
Governor, State of Nevada, 2010-present Attorney General, State of Nevada, 2002-2005 Assembly Member, Nevada State Assembly, 1994-1998

Professional Experience:
United States District Judge, District of Nevada, 2005-2009 Lawyer, Private Practice

Non Legislative Committees:
Chair, Nevada Gaming Commission, 1999-2001 Chair, Nevada Gaming Policy Review Panel, 1999-2001 Member, Nevada Gaming Commission, 1998-2001 Governing Board Member, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, 1998-2000 Member, Bully-Free Task Force Former Member, Advisory Council, Community Notification of Sex Offenders Former Member, Cyber-Crime Task Force Former Member, Juvenile Justice Commission Former Board Member, Nevada Department of Transportation Former Member, Nevada Legislative Commission Former Chair, Nevada Prosecutorial Advisory Council Former Member, Judiciary Correction, Nevada State Assembly Former Member, Natural Resources, Nevada State Assembly Former Member, Taxation, Nevada State Assembly Former Member, Nevada State Board of Examiners Former Member, Nevada State Board of Pardons Former Member, Nevada State Board of Prisons Former Member, Prevention of Domestic Violence Council Former Member, Private Investigators Licensing Board Former Member, Advisory Commission, Sentencing Former at-Large Member, Governing Board, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA)

Current Legislative Committees:

Organization:
Member, California Bar Association Board Member, Children’s Cabinet Member, District of Columbia Bar Association Member, Kiwanis Club of Reno Board Member, KNPB Channel 5 PBS Board Member, Nevada Hispanic Services President, Ohio Alumni Club of Reno/Lake Tahoe Member, Republican Men's Club of Reno Board Member, Saint Jude’s Ranch for Children Member, Volunteer Lawyers of Washoe County Board Member, Washoe County Nevada Law Library

Awards and Publications:
Hispanics in Politics' 1996 "Broche de Oro Award", the Anti-Defamation League's 2003 "Torch of Liberty Award," the Nevada State Bar's 2004 "Access to Justice Public Lawyer Award," The Latino Coalition's 2004 "Most Influential Hispanic in the U.S. Award" and the 2004 University of Nevada "Alumnus of the Year Award."

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