Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans. (HB303)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans. Provides for the establishment of the Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission when any congressional or state legislative district drawn as required by Article II, Section 6 of the Constitution of Virginia is declared unlawful or unconstitutional, in whole or in part, by order of any state or federal court. The Commission is tasked with determining and submitting to the General Assembly and the Governor a redistricting plan remedying such unlawful or unconstitutional district. The bill also provides criteria by which the Commission is to draw remedial districts. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/04/2016Committee
01/04/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101610D
01/04/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Elections
01/14/2016Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee Elections
01/14/2016Assigned P & E sub:
01/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB303)
02/02/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB31.

Comments

ACLU-VA Redistricting, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

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