MD HB1431 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-1)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - Hearing 3/02 at 2:00 p.m.
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to amend the standards to which legislative districts are required to conform; proposing adding a new article to the Maryland Constitution to require that congressional districts conform to certain standards; requiring that due regard be given to certain boundaries; requiring the General Assembly to establish and implement an open hearing process for public input and deliberation; etc.

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Title

Legislative and Congressional Districts – Criteria and Open Hearing Process (Fair Maps Act)

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/02 at 2:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Same As/Similar To

SB967 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-05 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
XX - Congressional Districts1(n/a)See Bill Text
III - Legislative Department4(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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