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Congressional Districts - Standards and Process

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


In the Senate - Hearing 3/05 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 district 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:Senators Kelley, Bates, Benson, Currie, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, and Montgomery
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0850
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  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 4:48 P.M.