Congressional & state legislative districts; criteria for General Assembly to observe in drawing. (SB1003)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. The bill prohibits use of political data or election results unless necessary to determine if racial or ethnic minorities can elect candidates of their choice. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


07/16/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100068D
07/16/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1003)
01/22/2019Committee substitute printed to LIS only 19105638D-S1
01/22/2019Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)

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