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SB 1640: Legislative Apportionment and Congressional Redistricting


Legislative Apportionment and Congressional Redistricting; Creating an independent commission on legislative apportionment and congressional redistricting; requiring the Legislature to annually appropriate funds to the commission for employing professional staff and otherwise supporting the commission; requiring the commission’s office to be located in Orange County; requiring the commission to conduct public hearings, and to receive information from residents of the state through specified means; providing that commission members and employees are subject to public records, public meetings, and specified financial disclosure requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 161
1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 161
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ethics and Elections