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

Sponsored by:

Senator Kittleman


In the Senate - Hearing 2/27 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:Senators Kittleman, Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Getty, Hershey, Jacobs, Jennings, Kelley, Reilly, and Simonaire
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0915
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs   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 2, 2015 9:05 A.M.