Redistricting advisory commission; establishment thereof, report. (HB1629)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg) with support from co-patron Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Redistricting process. Provides a new method for the preparation of state legislative and congressional redistricting plans; spells out standards for developing plans; precludes consideration of incumbency and political data in developing plans; assigns responsibility to the Division of Legislative Services to prepare plans for submission to the General Assembly; and establishes a temporary redistricting advisory commission to advise the Division, disseminate information on plans, and hold hearings for public reaction to plans. This bill is patterned after the Iowa redistricting process. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
10/19/2006Committee
10/19/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075509508
10/19/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections