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H.R. 151 (115th): Redistricting and Voter Protection Act of 2017

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To require any State which, after enacting a Congressional redistricting plan after a decennial census and apportionment of Representatives, enacts a subsequent Congressional redistricting plan prior to the next decennial census and apportionment of Representatives, to obtain a declaratory judgment or preclearance in the manner provided under section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in order for the subsequent plan to take effect.

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Sponsor and status

Al Green

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jan 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 151 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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