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Election Law - General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Districting and Apportionment Commission

Sponsored by:

Delegate George


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

Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the process of legislative districting and apportionment in the State by establishing a General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Districting and Apportionment Commission; specifying the membership, qualifications, chair, and duties of the Commission; requiring the Commission to establish rules and procedures, subject to the State laws governing open meetings and public records; requiring the Court of Appeals to make specified determinations; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates George, Afzali, Costa, Eckardt, Fisher, Glass, Krebs, McComas, Otto, Parrott, Ready, Schuh, Szeliga, and Vitale
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: SB0740
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
State Government - General Assembly
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Congress, U.S.
Constitutional Amendments
Court of Appeals
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Public Information
Reapportionment and Redistricting
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

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October 24, 2017 1:51 P.M.