To provide that States may use redistricting systems for Congressional districts other than single-member districts.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 1999
Length: 3 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
This bill was introduced on March 17, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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16 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 2 Republicans, 1 Independent)
Mar 17, 1999
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H.R. 1173 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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