PRINTER'S NO. 2494
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE RESOLUTION
No. 165
Session of
2021
INTRODUCED BY GROVE, DECEMBER 8, 2021
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT, DECEMBER 8, 2021
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
1 Adopting a population data set without adjusting any group
2 quarters population for use in congressional redistricting
3 legislation.
4 WHEREAS, Redistricting of congressional seats is required
5 following each decennial United States Census to equalize
6 district populations; and
7 WHEREAS, Accurate population data are the foundation for a
8 fair redistricting process; and
9 WHEREAS, The United States Census Bureau provided population
10 data to Pennsylvania on August 12, 2021; therefore be it
11 RESOLVED (the Senate concurring), That the General Assembly
12 adopt the population data set without adjusting any group
13 quarters population, which was certified by Resolution 6B by the
14 Legislative Reapportionment Commission on October 25, 2021, as
15 usable for purposes other than reapportioning the General
16 Assembly, for use in any congressional redistricting legislation
17 considered prior to the next United States decennial census.