2012 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Prior Year Introduction As: HB 997/11 - HRU
Sponsored By:
Delegates Schuh, Costa, Dwyer, George, Kipke, McConkey, McMillan, and Vitale
Election Law - Legislative Districting and Apportionment Commission (Better Maryland - Nonpartisan Redistricting)


Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution that changes the process of legislative districting and apportionment in the State by establishing a Legislative Districting and Apportionment Commission; providing for the membership, qualifications, chair, and duties of the Commission; requiring the Commission to establish rules and procedures subject to the State laws governing open meetings and public records; requiring the Court of Appeals to make determinations regarding the redistricting plan; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Hearing 3/2 at 2:30 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Herb McMillan, District 30
Delegate Cathy Vitale, District 33A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Congress, U.S
Constitutional Amendments
Court of Appeals
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Public Information
Reapportionment and Redistricting
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Secretary of State

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - III - Legislative Department
( 5 , 5 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered