To provide that States may use redistricting systems for Congressional
districts other than single-member districts.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States
of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the `States' Choice of Voting Systems Act'.
SEC. 2. RIGHT OF STATES TO CHOOSE DISTRICTING SYSTEMS. The
Act entitled `An Act for the relief of Doctor Ricardo Vallejo Samala and to provide for congressional redistricting', approved
December 14, 1967 (2 U.S.C. 2c), is amended by striking `In each State' and all that follows and inserting the following:
`SEC. 2. CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING. `In each State entitled
in the One Hundred Eighth Congress or in any Congress thereafter to more than one Representative in Congress under an apportionment
made pursuant to the provisions of section 22(a) of the Act of June 18, 1929 (ch. 28; 46 Stat. 26)-- `(1) there may be established
by law a number of districts equal to the number of Representatives to which such State is so entitled and Representatives
may be elected only from single-member districts so established, or `(2) such State may establish a number of districts for
election of Representatives that is less than the number of Representatives to which the State is entitled and Representatives may be elected from single-member districts, multi-member districts, or a combination of
single-member and multi-member districts, if that State uses a system that meets the constitutional standard
that each voter should have equal voting power and does not violate the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 1973 et seq.).'.