Four pre-filed amendments have come in on SB 4 - the bill on the congressional map.
One of the amendments (here) by House redistricting committee chair, State Rep. Drew Darby (R-San Angelo), would add detailed census tract descriptions of districts and delete controversial legislative findings that the map complied with the Voting Rights Act and Constitution.*
Senate Democrats had objected to inclusion of the findings but were unsuccessful in getting them removed either in committee or on the floor.
In addition to the Darby amendment, State Reps. Rafael Anchía (D-Dallas), Yvonne Davis (D-Dallas), and Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin) pre-filed amendments tied to proposed alternate maps:
* Darby also filed a similar amendment to both the state house and state senate bills.