VA SB598 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-16 - Incorporated by Privileges and Elections
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans. Provides for the establishment of the Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission (the Commission) when any congressional or state legislative district drawn as required by Article II, Section 6 of the Constitution of Virginia is declared unlawful or unconstitutional, in whole or in part, by order of any state or federal court. The Commission is tasked with determining and submitting to the General Assembly and the Governor a redistricting plan remedying such unlawful or unconstitutional district. The bill also provides criteria by which the Commission is to draw remedial districts. This bill was incorporated into SB 19.

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Title

Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2018-01-16 - Senate - Senate: Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2018-01-16SenateIncorporated by Privileges and Elections
2018-01-09SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2018-01-09SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103329D

Code Citations

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

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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