VA SB1327 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-01-22 - Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (7-Y 7-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Standards and criteria for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn, including equal population, compactness and contiguity, racial and ethnic fairness, protection of racial and language minorities to participate and elect a preferred candidate, and respect for existing political boundaries and communities of interest. The bill prohibits the use of political data when drawing districts. There is a delayed effective date of April 1, 2020.

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Congressional and state legislative districts; standards and criteria.


Roll Calls

2019-01-22 - Senate - Senate: Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (7-Y 7-N) (Y: 7 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2019-01-22SenateFailed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (7-Y 7-N)
2019-01-07SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-01-07SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102236D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242304.04(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments 750