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H.R. 2501 (114th): Citizens’ Districts Preservation Act

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To require certain States to retain the Congressional redistricting plans in effect as of the first day of the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress until such States carry out a redistricting plan in response to the apportionment of Representatives resulting from the regular decennial census conducted in 2020.

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Sponsor and status

Dana Rohrabacher

Sponsor. Representative for California's 48th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 21, 2015
Length: 3 pages
May 21, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Rep. Grijalva Praises Supreme Court Decision Upholding Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 29, 2015

Let the Voters Control Congressional Districts
    — Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA47] (Co-sponsor) on May 22, 2015

Reps. Lowenthal and Rohrabacher Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Protect Independent Redistricting And The Will Of Voters In Six States From Possible SCOTUS Ruling
    — Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA47] (Co-sponsor) on May 22, 2015

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May 21, 2015

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H.R. 2501 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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