Congressional and state legislative districts; standards and criteria. (SB1579)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Standards and criteria for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn, including equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, respect for existing political boundaries, contiguity, compactness, and communities of interest. The criteria set out would apply to those districts drawn following the 2020 United States Census and thereafter. Read the Bill »

Status

03/21/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101768D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1579)
01/22/2019Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2019Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Placed on Calendar
01/30/2019Read first time
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/04/2019Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
02/15/2019Reported from Privileges and Elections (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Passed House (53-Y 46-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (53-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Enrolled
02/22/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1579ER)
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1579ER)
02/22/2019Signed by President
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019

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