VA SB718 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-16 - Incorporated by Privileges and Elections
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria for the General Assembly to observe in drawing districts, including respect for political boundaries, equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, contiguity, compactness, and communities of interest. The bill prohibits use of political data or election results unless necessary to determine if racial or ethnic minorities can elect candidates of their choice. This bill was incorporated into SB 106.

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Title

Congressional and state legislative districts; standards and criteria.

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
2018-01-10SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2018-01-10SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103742D

Code Citations

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

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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