Constitutional amendment; reapportionment, technical adjustments permitted (first reference). (HJ591)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); reapportionment; technical adjustments permitted. Gives the General Assembly the authority to make technical adjustments to legislative electoral district boundaries following the enactment of any decennial reapportionment law. Such adjustments may be made solely for the purpose of causing legislative electoral district boundaries to coincide with the boundaries of voting precincts established in the counties and cities and shall be permitted only to the extent necessary to accomplish this purpose. Any change made shall be consistent with any criteria for legislative electoral districts adopted for the preceding decennial redistricting. Read the Bill »


03/09/2019: Passed the General Assembly


11/27/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101055D
11/27/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/2019Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #4
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Privileges and Elections (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Taken up
02/04/2019Engrossed by House
02/04/2019Agreed to by House (51-Y 47-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (51-Y 47-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Reading waived
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/12/2019Reported from Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read second time
02/15/2019Passed by for the day
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Agreed to by Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ591ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/26/2019Assigned Chapter 820 (effective 7/1/18)
03/26/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0820)
03/26/2019Assigned Chapter 820 (effective 7/1/19)