SB 1304 Eminent domain; definition of public uses.
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Summary as introduced:
Eminent domain; definition of public uses.  Provides a definition of public uses as embracing only the ownership, possession, occupation, and enjoyment of land by the public or public agencies, and public corporations and public service companies. The bill states that public benefits or potential public benefits including economic development or private development, an increase in the tax base, tax revenues, employment, or general economic health and welfare shall not be considered when determining whether a use constitutes a public use. This bill has been incorporated into SB 1296.

Full text:
01/10/07  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078666776  pdf

Status:
01/10/07  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078666776
01/10/07  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/07  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Eminent Domain
02/05/07  Senate: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB1296-Norment) (15-Y 0-N)