Bill Summaries: H376 (2023-2024 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 14 2023 - View summary

    Subject to the approval of voters at the general election in November 2024, amends the NC Constitution as follows.

    Amends Section 3 of Article II to require the NCGA to revise the senate districts and the apportionment of Senators among those districts from time to time (currently at the first regular session convening after the return of every decennial census). Requires that each Senator represent two counties (currently, as nearly as may be, an equal number of inhabitants, the number of inhabitants that each Senator represents being determined for this purpose by dividing the population of the district that he represents by the number of Senators apportioned to that district). Makes conforming changes.

    Amends Section 1 of Article VII to set the number of counties in the state at 100.

    Sets out the required ballot language.