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2017 Regular Session



Congressional Districting Process

Sponsored by:

Senator Pinsky


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Legislative Services to obtain specified census data, adjust the census data for specified purposes, and provide the census data to a temporary redistricting commission within 30 days after the Department has finished adjusting the census data; requiring the commission to use specified census data to prepare and adopt a districting plan for congressional districts within 90 days after the commission members are appointed or the census data is received by the Commission, whichever is later; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Senators Pinsky and Smith
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0474 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Contingency - on a contingency described in Sec. 2 of the bill
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):State Government - General Assembly
Narrow Subject(s):Census -see also- Data; Demographics
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Legislative Services, Department of
Reapportionment and Redistricting
Secretary of State
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(8-6A-01 through 8-6A-04)

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November 28, 2017 1:09 P.M.