Senate Bill 205

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Title AN ACT proposing to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to redistricting.
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Bill Request Number 1490
Sponsor G. Neal
Summary of Original Version Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to prohibit any state legislative or congressional redistricting plan from being drawn with the intent to favor or disfavor a political party or an incumbent or to be drawn with the intent or result of denying equal opportunity of racial or language minorities to elect representatives of their choice; to clarify that districts are to be as equal in population as is practicable and that districts are to be compact and, where feasible, existing political and geographic boundaries will be utilized; submit to the voters for their ratification or rejection.
Index Headings of Original Version Federal Laws and Regulations - Redistricting plans, standards for drawing, constitutional amendment
General Assembly - Redistricting plans, standards for drawing, constitutional amendment
Race Relations - Redistricting plans, prohibition against denying equal protection in, constitutional amendment
Secretary of State - Redistricting, standards, constitutional amendment
Civil Rights - Redistricting plans, constitutional amendment prohibiting denial of equal protection in
Congressional Districts - Redistricting plans, constitutional amendment, standards for drawing
Constitution, Ky. - Redistricting, proposal to amend relating to
Constitution, U.S. - Redistricting plans, standards for drawing, amendment to Kentucky constitution
Elections and Voting - Redistricting plans, standards for drawing, constitutional amendment

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03/05/12
  • introduced in Senate
03/07/12
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)


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