H.J.Res. 80: Fair Districts Amendment


Jan 11, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jan 11, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on January 11, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Alan Grayson

Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016
Length: 3 pages


2% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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Full Title

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit gerrymandering in the establishment of Congressional districts.

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Jan 11, 2016

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