Study; redistricting process; report. (SJ84)

Introduced By

Sen. Martin Williams (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; redistricting process; report. Creates a joint subcommittee to (i) evaluate the present Virginia redistricting process and its impact on competitive elections and district criteria, (ii) review alternative redistricting processes used in other states, (iii) examine the impact of federal legislation such as the Voting Rights Act, (iv) consider both constitutional and statutory changes in the process, and (v) study the criteria that should be followed in developing redistricting plans. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064328848
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Rules
02/03/2006Reported from Rules with amendments
02/06/2006Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2006Read second time
02/07/2006Reading of amendments waived
02/07/2006Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SJ84E
02/07/2006Printed as engrossed 064328848-E
02/08/2006Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/08/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on Rules
03/06/2006Left in Rules