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Congressional Districts - Standards and Process

Sponsored by:

Delegate Gutierrez


In the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Adding a new article to the Maryland Constitution to govern congressional districts; requiring congressional districts to conform to specified standards and that due regard be given to specified boundaries; requiring the Governor to prepare a congressional districting plan following each decennial census of the United States and after public hearings; requiring the Governor to present the plan to the presiding officers of the General Assembly; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Gutierrez, Atterbeary, Carr, Carter, Flanagan, Fraser-Hidalgo, Ghrist, Glass, Hill, C. Howard, Kelly, Kittleman, Korman, Krebs, Lam, Mautz, McComas, McConkey, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Otto, Parrott, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, Smith, Sophocleus, Tarlau, Turner, A. Washington, and West
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: SB0448
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Rules and Executive Nominations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Boundaries
Congress, U.S.
Constitutional Amendments
Court of Appeals
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Public Information
Reapportionment and Redistricting
Statutes:Article - XX - Congressional Districts

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October 24, 2017 4:44 P.M.