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Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission - Mid-Atlantic States Regional Districting Process

Sponsored by:

Senator Zucker


Veto sustained (0-45)

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Legislative Services to obtain adjusted census data and provide the census data to a temporary redistricting commission; creating a temporary redistricting commission; requiring the Commission to hold at least six public hearings and to include areas that reflect the State's geographic, racial, and ethnic diversity; requiring the Commission to prepare and adopt a districting plan and map for congressional districts; making the Act contingent on the enactment of a similar process by specified states; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Zucker, Conway, Astle, Benson, Currie, DeGrange, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, King, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Nathan-Pulliam, Peters, Pinsky, Ramirez, Robinson, Smith, Young, and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingRules and Executive Nominations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - General Assembly
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Census -see also- Data; Demographics
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Congress, U.S.
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Interstate Affairs
Legislative Services, Department of
Political Candidates
Political Parties
Public Information
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Reapportionment and Redistricting
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Secretary of State
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(8-6A-01 through 8-6A-09)

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April 9, 2018 4:09 P.M.