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2013

Sept. 6, 2013 - The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas entered an order denying a request by the State of Texas to dismiss claims about the 2011 house and congressional maps on grounds of mootness. The court also said that it had concluded that a full, fair, and final review of all issues before the court could not be resolved in time for the 2014 elections, and ordered the 2013 enacted congressional (PlanC235) and Texas house (PlanH358) maps to be used as interim plans for the 2014 elections. The court did not make any changes to the election schedule for 2014.

Sept. 5, 2013 - The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas entered a final judgment on the state senate map (PlanS172). This allows SB 3 (83 Legislature, First Called Session, 2013) to be used for elections to state senate districts.

June 26, 2013 - The governor signed S.B. 2, relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas Senate (PlanS172), S.B. 3, relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives (PlanH358), and S.B. 4, relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the United States House of Representatives (PlanC235), into law.

June 23, 2013 - The Texas Senate concurred in House amendments and passed S.B. 3 (PlanH358) to enrollment.

June 21, 2013 - The Texas House of Representatives passed S.B. 3 as amended(PlanH358) and passed S.B. 2 (PlanS172) and S.B. 4 (PlanC235) to enrollment.

June 18, 2013 - The House Select Committee on Redistricting will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in E1.030, Capitol Extension, in Austin.

June 14, 2013 - The Texas Senate passed S.B. 2 (PlanS172), S.B. 3 (PlanH309), and S.B. 4 (PlanC235).

June 12, 2013 - The House Select Committee on Redistricting will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 17, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in E1.030, Capitol Extension, in Austin.

June 12, 2013 - The Senate Select Committee on Redistricting adopts S.B. 2 (PlanS172), S.B. 3 (PlanH309), and S.B. 4 (PlanC235).

June 5, 2013 - The Senate Select Committee on Redistricting will meet in a public hearing on Friday, June 7, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, University Center, Lone Star Ballroom, and on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in Houston, Texas, at the University of Houston, Michael J. Cemo Hall

June 4, 2013 - The House Select Committee on Redistricting will meet in a public hearing on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in Dallas, Texas, at DART Headquarters, Board Room-First Floor, on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in San Antonio, Texas, at the VIA Metro Center, Terry Eskridge Community Room, and on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in Houston, Texas, at the University of Houston, Michael J. Cemo Hall..

May 31, 2013 - The Senate Select Committee on Redistricting will meet in a public hearing on Thursday, June 6, 2013, and on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Both meetings will be held at 9:00 a.m. in E1.036, Finance Room, in Austin.

May 28, 2013 - The Senate Select Committee on Redistricting will meet in a public hearing on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in E1.004, Capitol Extension Auditorium, in Austin.

May 28, 2013 - The House Select Committee on Redistricting will hold a public hearing on Friday, May 31, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. and on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Both meetings will be in E1.004, Capitol Extension Auditorium, in Austin.

May 24, 2013 - A hearing on the consolidated congressional and house and on the senate redistricting cases begins in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division, on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., in San Antonio.

The Texas Legislative Council, a nonpartisan legislative service agency, provides technical and legal support to the Texas legislature for redistricting.