1817.020: Bill arranging Senatorial Districts and Equalizing the Land Tax.

Published: 1817

Full Title: [Bill for arranging the counties into districts for election of senators, and for equalizing the land tax].

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Thomas Ritchie

Description: Unrecorded


Bill represents the compromise forged during the November 1816 Assembly over the issues raised by the Staunton Convention; this bill reorganized the Virginia Senate districts into a more equitable arrangement while granting tidewater counties some relief on land taxes. No copy known extant; Thomas Ritchie, the public printer, was ordered on February 1, 1817, to print 250 copies of this bill for the use of the Assembly.

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