2018 Senate Bill 1254

Prescribe rules for political redistricting law

Introduced in the Senate

Nov. 29, 2018

Introduced by Sen. Phil Pavlov (R-25)

To prescribe rules and definitions related to the political redistricting process and commission created by voter passage of 2018 Proposal 2. Among other things this would provide definitions of who is a political independent and who is affiliated with a political party. See Senate Bill 1250.

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations

Received in the House

Dec. 4, 2018

Referred to the Committee on Elections and Ethics

In the Senate

Dec. 5, 2018

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

Amendment offered

To clarify that the prohibition on a person affiliated with a political party providing services to the redistricting commission does not apply to partisan political appointees on its board. See Senate Bill 1250.

The amendment passed by voice vote

Passed in the Senate 25 to 12 (details)