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Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
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
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.
1/15/2013--Introduced.John Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act - Prohibits a state that has been redistricted after an apportionment from being redistricted again until after the next apportionment of Representatives, ... Read more >
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Last Action: Jan 8, 2015
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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. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr278>
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