Under Jones’ plan, lines would be redrawn to create a total of seven smaller districts.
The senator originally put forth his plan, which would require a public referendum, as part of the decennial redistricting process. But he has since divorced it from that more time sensitive effort.
Should the bill pass, it would trigger a November referendum. If that were approved by DeKalb voters, changes would be in place for the 2024 election cycle.
The current legislative session is scheduled to end April 4.