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SB 846 Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans.

Introduced by: L. Louise Lucas | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans. Provides for the establishment of the Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission (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.


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