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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
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.