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REDISTRICTING PLANS Act 463 of 1996 AN ACT to establish guidelines for the decennial adoption of redistricting plans for the senate and house of representatives; to provide original jurisdiction to the supreme court to review redistricting plans enacted by the legislature for compliance with those guidelines; and to provide a procedure for the supreme court to use to redistrict the senate and house of representatives under certain circumstances.
History: 1996, Act 463, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997 © 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Section 4.261 Section Redistricting plan for senate and house of representatives; enactment by legislature; guidelines.
Section 4.261a Section Senate and house districts; violation of voting rights act of 1965 prohibited.
Section 4.262 Section Jurisdiction of supreme court to decide cases or controversies involving redistricting plan; procedures for review of legislative redistricting plan; modification of plan; remand to special master.
Section 4.263 Section Preparation of plan by supreme court; petition or pleadings.
Section 4.264 Section Filing of petition for review; duties of supreme court.
Section 4.265 Section Act as severable.