Text: H.R.7181 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/28/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7181


To establish the number of Members of the House of Representatives at 400.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 28, 2018

Mr. Issa introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To establish the number of Members of the House of Representatives at 400.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “400 Act”.

SEC. 2. Establishment of number of representatives at 400.

(a) In general.—Section 22(a) of the Act entitled “An Act to provide for the fifteenth and subsequent decennial census and to provide for apportionment of Representatives in Congress”, approved June 18, 1929 (2 U.S.C. 2a(a)), is amended by striking “the then existing number of Representatives” and inserting “400 Representatives”.

(b) Effective Date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to the regular decennial census conducted for 2020 and each subsequent decennial census.