Constitutional amendment; reapportionment, technical adjustments permitted (voter referendum). (HB14)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); reapportionment; technical adjustments permitted. Provides for a referendum at the November 3, 2020, election to approve or reject an amendment that would allow the General Assembly to make technical adjustments to legislative election district boundaries in the period between decennial reapportionments, provided that the adjustment's sole purpose is to align legislative election district boundaries with the boundaries of voting precincts established in counties and cities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101017D
11/19/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/21/2020Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB14)
02/05/2020Assigned P & E sub: Redistricting
02/06/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/11/2020Left in Privileges and Elections


Donald Lauer writes:

We need a commission of private citizens to oversee these voting areas