HJ 651 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission created.
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Summary as introduced:

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission created. Provides for a temporary Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission (the Commission) to prepare redistricting plans in 2021 and each tenth year thereafter for the House of Delegates, Senate of Virginia, and congressional districts. The Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission shall consist of seven members appointed by majority vote of the Supreme Court of Virginia from a list of retired judges who have indicated their willingness to serve on the Commission. The resolution sets out the standards by which the Commission is required to draw district lines and the procedure for doing so. The resolution requires the Commission to submit the plan to the General Assembly as a bill and to review and make recommendations on any amendments made by the General Assembly or the Governor.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101544D  pdf

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101544D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/17  House: Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional
01/30/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
02/08/17  House: Left in Privileges and Elections