HB 2280 Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission.
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Summary as introduced:
Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission. Provides for a statewide referendum on the question of whether the General Assembly should adopt a resolution to propose an amendment to the Constitution of Virginia that would establish an independent redistricting commission to create and propose redistricting plans for House of Delegates, Senate of Virginia, and congressional districts. The results would be advisory only and are intended only to demonstrate the preference of the citizens of the Commonwealth on the manner in which electoral districts are created. The referendum would be held at the November 2017 general election.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103909D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103909D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/16/17  House: Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/31/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/08/17  House: Left in Privileges and Elections