2022 Oregon HJR 204 – Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution establishing Citizens Redistricting Commission to adopt redistricting maps for Senate, House of Representatives and United States Congress.

LEGISLATION

https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2022R1/Measures/Overview/HJR204

Summary: Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution establishing Citizens Redistricting Commission to adopt redistricting maps for Senate, House of Representatives and United States Congress. Refers proposed amendment to people for their approval or rejection at next general election.

2/1/2022 Referred to Rules.

2/1/2022 Motion to withdraw from Rules failed.

2022 Oregon Initiative Petition 34 – Amends Constitution: Repeals redistricting process by legislature; creates redistricting commission; equal number Democrats, Republicans, others; 2023 redistricting

INITIATIVE PETITION

http://egov.sos.state.or.us/elec/web_irr_search.record_detail?p_reference=20220034..LSCYYY.

Summary: Amends Constitution. Oregon Constitution requires legislature to redraw state legislative districts every ten years. Legislature also draws congressional districts. Measure repeals current state constitutional processes; creates twelve-member commission to draw congressional and state legislative districts. Commission membership restricted based on length of residence/party affiliation, recent political work, political contributions, or family members who engaged in certain political activity. Secretary of State randomly selects six members from applicant group; other members chosen by first six. Four members must be registered with each of largest two political parties, four unaffiliated or from other parties. At least one Democrat, Republican, and other must agree for commission to approve map or take other action. Changes redistricting criteria. Repeals 2021 map; requires redistricting in 2023. Other provisions.

1/6/2022 Ballot Title Appealed to Supreme Court.

2021 Oregon HJR 7 – Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution establishing Citizens Redistricting Commission to adopt redistricting maps for Senate, House of Representatives and United States Congress.

LEGISLATION

https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/HJR7

Summary: Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution establishing Citizens Redistricting Commission to adopt redistricting maps for Senate, House of Representatives and United States Congress. Refers proposed amendment to people for their approval or rejection at next general election.

6/26/2021 In committee upon adjournment.

2021 Oregon SB 260 – Requires Secretary of State to conduct study and analyze existing criteria for reapportionment of state into congressional and legislative districts.

LEGISLATION

https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SB260

Summary: Requires Secretary of State to conduct study and analyze existing criteria for reapportionment of state into congressional and legislative districts. Requires secretary to develop recommendations regarding whether any criteria should be added to or removed from current statute in order to ensure most representative reapportionments possible. Requires secretary to submit report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to rules by September 15, 2022. Sunsets January 2, 2023.

1/19/2021 (Senate) Referred to Redistricting.

6/26/2021 (Senate) In committee upon adjournment.