(Click on bill number to see more information about it)
SJ = Senate Joint Resolution
SB = Senate Bill
HJ = House Joint Resolution
HB = House Bill
Patron – Emmett Hanger
Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission; criteria to redraw certain districts.
Independent Commission Bill Talking Points
These are the generic talking points for OneVirginia2021’s favorite type of independent commission. The specifics (number of members/make up of the commission) in this document may be wrong for different bills. BUT the overall concept of why an independent commission is good in these talking points works for all independent commission bills.
Patron – Louise Lucas
Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans.
Patron: Del. Steven Landes (R)
Prohibits any electoral district from being drawn in order to favor or disfavor any political party, incumbent legislator, member of Congress, or other individual or entity.
Talking Points – HJ 763
Patron – Marcia Price
Constitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; certain prohibitions for electoral districts; scope of legislative privilege
Patron – Sam Rasoul
Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission, criteria for remedial redistricting plan if we face court ordered redistricting before 2021. (Same as SB 846)
Patron – Jeion Ward
Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission.
Patron – Rip Sullivan
Constitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; criteria for electoral districts.
Patron – Ken Plum
Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission (Same as SJ 269-Deeds))
Patron – Monty Mason
Status – Senate P&E Committee
Provide for a statewide referendum relating to the establishment of an independent redistrticting commission in Virginia.
Patron – Lynwood Lewis
Establishes a criteria and a process for the development of Congressional and legislative districts. Based on Iowa model.
SJ 230 (Combined into SJ 231)
Patron – Glen Sturtevant
Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission.