H.R. 2642 (109th): Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act of 2005

Introduced:

May 25, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Tanner

Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 25, 2005
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit States from carrying out more than one Congressional redistricting after a decennial census and apportionment, to require States to conduct such redistricting through independent commissions, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 25, 2005
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
48 cosponsors (46D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 543 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 17, 2007

S. 2350 (Related)
Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2006

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