Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2013
Length: 21 pages
About the 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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 219.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 278 — 113th Congress: John Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr278
“H.R. 278 — 113th Congress: John Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. August 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr278>
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