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2017 Regular Session



Legislative and Congressional Districting - Standards and Processes

Sponsored by:

Delegate Reznik


In the House - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish the Legislative Districting Commission to prepare a specified legislative districting plan and to establish the Congressional Districting Commission to prepare a specified congressional districting plan following each decennial census and after public hearings; prohibiting the plans from being amended; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Reznik, Barkley, Ebersole, Krimm, Lierman, Platt, Waldstreicher, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0467 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Rules and Executive Nominations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Boundaries
Census -see also- Data; Demographics
Civil Rights Commission
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Constitutional Amendments
Court of Appeals
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Legislative Services, Department of
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Reapportionment and Redistricting
State Employees
Statutes:Article - III - Legislative Department
(5, 5A)
Article - XX - Congressional Districting
(1 through 5)

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March 6, 2017 11:33 A.M.