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House Bill 1009


House Bill 1009

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF HB1009 (Updated January 26, 2006 5:12 pm - DI 84)


Redistricting commission. Establishes a redistricting commission to create, hold hearings on, take public comment about, and recommend plans to redraw general assembly districts and congressional districts. Requires the legislative services agency to provide staff and administrative services to the commission. Establishes standards to govern the commission and the legislative services agency in the creation of redistricting plans. Provides that a person employed by the agency or under contract with the agency may not knowingly or intentionally use political data in the creation or evaluation of a redistricting plan. Provides that a person may not knowingly or intentionally solicit, aid, induce, or cause a person employed by the agency or under a contract with the agency to use political data in the creation or evaluation of a redistricting plan. Provides that violation of these restrictions is a Class D felony. Requires the general assembly to meet and to enact redistricting plans before October 1 of a redistricting year. Authorizes the general assembly to convene in a session to act on redistricting bills at times other than the general assembly is currently authorized to meet. Repeals current law relating to congressional redistricting. Makes an appropriation.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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