H.R.131 - Redistricting Transparency Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] (Introduced 01/03/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/03/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.131 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2019)
Redistricting Transparency Act of 2019
This bill requires state redistricting entities to publish information regarding redistricting plans, both before and after adoption of a redistricting plan, including (1) maps of the congressional districts; (2) the composition of the districts by race, language minority group, and political party; (3) an explanation of the entity's reasoning; and (4) any dissenting statements of the entity's members.
Each state redistricting entity must maintain a website that (1) provides redistricting plan information, meeting notices, and census data; and (2) allows individuals to submit comments and information.