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118B.010 2001 redistricting -- Explanation of sources -- Official maps. For the purpose of this chapter: <br>(1) The boundaries of the congressional districts created by this chapter shall be those shown on the maps generated by the Legislative Research Commission's geographic <br>information system to accompany the redistricting plan enacted into law. The <br>official copies of these maps shall be on file with the State Board of Elections. A <br>duplicate set of maps and associated population information shall be retained by the <br>Legislative Research Commission. (2) (a) Designated precincts are those precincts in existence on July 15, 2000. Precinct boundaries shown in the maps referred to in subsection (1) of this <br>section are taken from county precinct maps and verified and corrected by the <br>Legislative Research Commission staff in consultation with county election <br>officials. (b) Census tracts and blocks shown in the maps referred to in subsection (1) of this section are those utilized for the making of the 2000 United States <br>Census. (c) Population data utilized for redistricting is the 2000 United States Census Pub. L. 94-171 population data that was deemed to be official by the United States <br>Secretary of Commerce on or before July 15, 2001, and election precinct <br>population data prepared by the Legislative Research Commission staff from <br>the official Pub. L. 94-171 population data. Effective: January 31, 2002 <br>History: Amended 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 1, sec. 145, effective January 31, 2002. -- Created 1991 (2nd Extra. Sess.) Ky. Acts ch. 4, sec. 8, effective December 20, 1991.