Congressional and state legislative districts; standards and criteria. (HB1485)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)

Progress

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

Description

Congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria for the General Assembly to observe in drawing districts, including respect for political boundaries, equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, contiguity, compactness, and communities of interest. Use of political data or election results is prohibited unless necessary to determine if racial or ethnic minorities can elect candidates of their choice. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101715D
01/05/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/02/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1485)
02/10/2015Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB840.