Redistricting local districts; local government may exclude prison populations from its calculation. (HB13)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell) with support from co-patron Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; redistricting local districts; prison populations.  Provides that the local governing body may exclude from its calculations in drawing local districts for decennial redistricting the population of certain adult correctional facilities. The bill includes federal and regional, as well as state, adult correctional facilities and allows the exclusion of the facility population if it exceeds 12 percent of the ideal population of an election district for the locality. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/02/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100615D
12/02/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/2012Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
01/18/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB13)
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/27/2012Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Read first time
01/31/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/21/2012Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Read third time
02/24/2012Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB13)
03/01/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB13ER)
03/01/2012Signed by Speaker
03/03/2012Signed by President
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB13ER)
03/23/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 357 (effective 7/1/12)
03/23/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0357)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.


stephen writes:

sounds like Mr. Ingram doesn't like the redistricting that just took place. All americans are suppose to be counted.