H.R. 278 (113th): John Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act
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
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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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
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Last Action: Jan 8, 2015
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 14, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. March 3, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr278>
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