HB 221 Attorneys' fees in condemnation actions.
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Attorneys' fees in condemnation actions. Provides that in a condemnation action, if the amount of the award of just compensation is greater than the amount offered by the petitioner as part of a bona fide effort to purchase the property, the court may award attorneys' fees, court and other reasonable costs to the property owner.

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01/15/98  House: Presented & ordered printed 984340358  pdf

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01/15/98  House: Presented & ordered printed 984340358
01/15/98  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/26/98  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 2
02/17/98  House: Reported from C. J. with amendments (15-Y 9-N)
02/17/98  House: Read first time
02/17/98  House: Constitutional readings dispensed (Block Vote) (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/98  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/17/98  House: Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/17/98  House: Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/17/98  House: Continued to 1999 in Courts of Justice w/amds.