US Congress Subject | Congressional districts and representation

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill admits certain portions of Washington, DC as the 51st state. The bill defines state as the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. TITLE I--STATE OF WASHINGTON, D.C. Subtitle A--Procedures for Admission (S...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
USHB8186IntroAFRICA Act of 2020 Africa Foreign Relations, International Cooperation, and Assistance Act of 2020
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7724IntroNo Funds for Apportionment Exclusion Act This bill prohibits using federal funds to carry out the July 21, 2020, presidential memorandum ordering the exclusion of aliens without legal immigration status from being counted for the purposes of apportio...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-07-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4048IntroFair and Accurate Census Act This bill extends the deadline for the U.S. Census Bureau to complete the 2020 decennial census of population and related tabulations and provides $400 million to address the impacts of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-06-23
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5803IntroWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-06-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 347.
USHR978IntroRecognizing on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020, the denial of full participation in their Government through statehood by active duty servicemembers, National Guard members, reservists, veterans, and their families who are residents of the District of Col...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-05-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3481IntroCorrect the Census Count Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce, beginning with the 2030 decennial census, to attribute an individual incarcerated in a correctional center to such individual's last place of residence before incarceration.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5526IntroTerritorial Representation in the Senate Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-12-19
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR685IntroRecognizing the service of all District of Columbia veterans, condemning the denial of voting rights in Congress and full equality as American citizens for veterans and their families who are District of Columbia residents, and calling for statehood ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-11-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4412IntroTo prohibit the Bureau of the Census from including citizenship data in the legislative redistricting data prepared by the Bureau. This bill prohibits the Bureau of the Census from including information regarding U.S. citizenship in its legislative r...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-09-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4000IntroFair Representation Act This bill requires (1) that ranked choice voting (a system in which voters rank candidates in order of preference) be used for all elections for Members of the House of Representatives, (2) that states entitled to six or more ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3572IntroRedistricting Reform Act of 2019 This bill requires that congressional redistricting be conducted in accordance with a plan developed by (1) a state-established independent commission; or (2) if such a commission fails to enact a plan, a three-judge ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB2226IntroRedistricting Reform Act of 2019 This bill requires that congressional redistricting be conducted in accordance with a plan developed by (1) a state-established independent commission; or (2) if such a commission fails to enact a plan, a three-judge ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-07-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2068IntroA bill to prohibit the Bureau of the Census from including citizenship data in the legislative redistricting data prepared by the Bureau. This bill prohibits the Bureau of the Census from including information regarding U.S. citizenship in its legisl...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-07-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3645IntroCorrect the Census Count Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce, beginning with the 2030 decennial census, to attribute an individual incarcerated in a correctional center to such individual's last place of residence before incarceration.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-07-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1972IntroFair Maps Act of 2019
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2057IntroFAIR Map Act Fair And Inclusive Redistricting Map Act This bill directs the Department of Justice to enter into an agreement with the National Academies under which it shall conduct a study to (1) develop guidelines, best practices, and examples to a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1612IntroNonpartisan Bill For the People Act of 2019 This bill addresses voter registration, congressional redistricting, election security, political spending, and ethics for the three branches of government. The bill provides for the automatic registration ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB960IntroWe the People Commission on Full Representation Act of 2019
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR49IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the number of persons in each State who are citizens of the ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1EngrossFor the People Act of 2019 This bill addresses voter access, election integrity, election security, political spending, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration and voting access and limits re...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 39.
USSB631IntroWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-02-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB648EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
USHB794IntroCorrect the Census Count Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce, beginning with the 2020 decennial census, to attribute an individual incarcerated in a correctional center to such individual's last place of residence before incarceration.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHJR34IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the number of persons in each State who are citizens of the ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-24
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR36IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that congressional redistricting should be reformed to remove political gerrymandering. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that congressional redistricting should b...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB21EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencie...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
USHB44IntroCoretta Scott King Mid-Decade Redistricting Prohibition Act of 2019 This bill prohibits any state whose congressional districts have been redistricted after a decennial census from carrying out another redistricting until after the next apportionment...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB124IntroJohn Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act This bill establishes requirements regarding congressional redistricting, including that redistricting plans must be developed by an independent redistricting commission. A state that has bee...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB163IntroCLEAN Elections Act Citizen Legislature Anti-Corruption Reform of Elections Act This bill establishes requirements for nonpartisan redistricting and open primary elections. States must (1) conduct congressional redistricting using a plan developed by...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB130IntroJohn Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act This bill establishes requirements regarding congressional redistricting, including that redistricting plans must be developed by an independent redistricting commission. A state that has bee...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB131IntroRedistricting Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires state redistricting entities to publish information regarding redistricting plans, both before and after adoption of a redistricting plan, including (1) maps of the congressional districts; (2...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
Syndicate content
feedback