H.R. 543 (110th): Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jan 17, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 17, 2007, 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: Jan 17, 2007
Length: 20 pages

See Instead:

S. 2342 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 13, 2007

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2642 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2005

H.R. 3025 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2009

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History

Introduced
Jan 17, 2007

Details

Cosponsors
34 cosponsors (32D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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