The Nevada legislature is the supreme legislative body of the state. It has two houses. The upper house is the Senate and the lower house is the Assembly. The Nevada legislature is the third smallest bicameral legislature in the United States. It meets in the state capital, Carson City.
The Nevada Senate consists of 21 members representing 19 districts. The Senator serves the legislature for a period of four years. However, a Senator elected after 2010 can serve only three terms. The Senate has the power to confirm the appointment of the Governors. The Lieutenant Governor of Nevada is the President of the Senate.
The Nevada Assembly consists of 42 members. They are elected for a period of four years. An Assembly member elected after 2010 can serve only three terms. The Assembly is headed by the Speaker.