2021 Redistricting Bill Watch
Status: Signed into law by Gov. Holcomb
- 1/28/21: Assigned to House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
- 4/19/21: Reassigned to House Elections and Apportionment Committee
- 9/20/21: The House Elections and Apportionment Committee amended HB1581 twice by consent, then passed it by a vote of 9-4.
- 9/20/21: The House adopted the committee report by a vote of 63-30.
- 9/22/21: The House passed Rep. Steuerwald's (R) amendment by a vote of 68-28. The House voted down Rep. Pierce's (D) amendment by a vote of 27-68. Rep. Jacobs's (R) amendment was ruled out of order.
- 9/23/21: The House passed HB1581 by a vote of 67-31.
- 9/28/21: The Senate Elections Committee amended HB1581 by consent, then voted down 3 amendements by votes of 3-6, 2-7, and 2-7. They then passed the bill out of committee by a vote of 7-2.
- 9/30/21: The Senate voted down 9 amendments:
- Sen. Qaddoura offered 2 amendments:
- Sen J.D. Ford offered 6 amendments:
- Amendment #6 was voted down by 8-36.
- Amendment #2 was voted down by voice vote.
- Amendment #3 was voted down by 10-35.
- Amendment #1 was voted down by 10-35.
- Amendment #4 was voted down by 9-35.
- Amendment #5 was voted down by 10-36.
- Sen. Greg Taylor offered Amendment #7, which was voted down by 11-34.
- 10/1/21: The Senate passed HB1581 by a vote of 36-12.
- 10/1/21: The House concurred in Senate amendments by a vote of 64-25.
- 10/4/21: HB1581 signed into law by the Governor.
Description: HB1581 is the bill that creates the new legislative district maps based on the 2020 census. These maps will go into effect on the date of the 2022 election. The maps for the Indiana State Representatives and Indiana's 9 Congressional Districts were drawn by the Indiana House Republicans. The map for the Indiana State Senators was drawn by the Indiana Senate Republicans.