Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 47th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017
Length: 2 pages
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Lowenthal Disappointed By SCOTUS Punt on Partisan Gerrymandering Cases”
— Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA47] (Sponsor) on Jun 18, 2018
Sep 28, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 912 (114th).
Apr 26, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 10, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 36 (116th).
H.Res. 283 (115th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 283. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that congressional redistricting should be reformed to remove political gerrymandering, H.R. Res. 283, 115th Cong. (2017).
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