SB 105 - Redistricting Standards - Update for week of February 4, 2019

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SB 105 was heard in the Senate Elections Committee on February 4th and was voted 5-2 in favor of passage by the Committee.

Establishes redistricting standards for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides that the initial proposed plans for congressional and state legislative districts must comply with the redistricting standards. Allows the general assembly, during the process by which the initial proposed plans become effective by being enacted as a law, to consider and adopt modifications to the initial proposed plans that deviate from the redistricting standards as long as the reason or reasons for each deviation are publicly explained and documented.