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SB 2-C: Establishing the Congressional Districts of the State

GENERAL BILL by Rodrigues

Establishing the Congressional Districts of the State; Adopting the United States Decennial Census of 2020 as the official census of the state for use in redistricting the state’s congressional districts; redistricting the state’s congressional districts in accordance with the United States Decennial Census of 2020 (plan P000C0109); providing for the inclusion of unlisted territory in contiguous districts in accordance with figures from the United States Decennial Census of 2020; specifying that certain electronic maps serve as the official maps of the congressional districts of the state; requiring such maps to be made available to the public by the Office of Economic and Demographic Research within a specified timeframe; requiring actions challenging the state’s congressional districts to be brought in a specific venue; specifying limitations for actions challenging the state’s congressional districts, etc. APPROPRIATION: $1,000,000

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect April 22, 2022, this act shall take effect upon the expiration of the terms of the representatives to the United States House of Representatives serving on the date that this act becomes a law
Last Action: 6/29/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-265
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Reapportionment (RE)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/15/2022 Senate • Filed
4/18/2022 Senate • Referred to Reapportionment -SJ 3
• On Committee agenda-- Reapportionment, 04/19/22, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/19/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 3
• Favorable by- Reapportionment; YEAS 8 NAYS 4 -SJ 5
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/19/22 -SJ 3
• Read 2nd time -SJ 3
• Amendment(s) adopted (470444, 916844) -SJ 4
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 5
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/20/2022 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 10
• Passed as amended; YEAS 24 NAYS 15 -SJ 10
4/20/2022 House • In Messages
• Read 1st time
• Read 2nd time
• Substituted for HB 1C
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/21/2022 House • Read 3rd time
• Passed; YEAS 68, NAYS 38
4/21/2022 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 12
4/21/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 12
4/22/2022 • Approved by Governor
6/29/2022 • Chapter No. 2022-265