S. 2342 (110th): Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act of 2007


Nov 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 13, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tim Johnson

Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2007
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

Summary (CRS)

Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act of 2007 - Prohibits a state that has been redistricted after an apportionment from being redistricted again until after the next apportionment of Representatives, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 13, 2007

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2342”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 2350 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2006

S. 1332 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2009

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