Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission. (HB1381)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), and Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission. Provides for a statewide referendum on the question of whether there should be an independent redistricting commission established in Virginia for the purpose of drawing the district maps for the House of Delegates, Senate of Virginia, and congressional districts. The results would be advisory only and are intended only to demonstrate the preference of the citizens of the Commonwealth on the manner in which electoral districts are created. The referendum would be held at the November 2018 general election. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104749D
01/12/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2018Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1381)
02/06/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 2-N)
02/13/2018Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB534.