Redistricting process; joint subcommittee to study. (HJ703)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2007Committee
01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 079201454
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Rules