HJ 491 Study; compensation for property taken by eminent domain.
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Summary as passed:
Exercise of eminent domain by public utilities. Establishes a joint subcommittee to examine the current means and adequacy of compensation to Virginia citizens whose properties are taken pursuant to the exercise of eminent domain. While addressing this issue broadly, the study is essentially focused on properties taken by electric utilities for transmission line corridors.


Summary as introduced:
Study; exercise of eminent domain by public utilities. Establishes a joint subcommittee to examine the current means and adequacy of compensation to Virginia citizens whose properties are taken pursuant to public utilities’ exercise of eminent domain. While addressing this issue broadly, the study is essentially focused on properties taken by electric utilities for transmission line corridors. The resolution establishes a 10-member subcommittee, and requires it to submit its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the 2000 Session of the General Assembly.