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H.R. 1173 (106th): States’ Choice of Voting Systems Act

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To provide that States may use redistricting systems for Congressional districts other than single-member districts.

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Sponsor and status

Melvin “Mel” Watt

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 1999
Length: 3 pages
Mar 17, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Mar 17, 1999

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H.R. 1173 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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