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

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

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. 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 »

Status

07/16/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
07/16/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100068D
07/16/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

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