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House Bill 1301


House Bill 1301

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Eminent domain for sewer services. Provides that the statute governing eminent domain procedures for public utilities and other corporations: (1) applies to sewer utilities; and (2) includes the authority to condemn less than a fee simple estate in land or real estate, including the authority to condemn or appropriate a new or an existing easement for a right-of-way. Provides that the authority of a municipally owned sewer utility to condemn or appropriate real property includes: (1) the authority to condemn or appropriate any real property that is needed to allow a mandatory connection to the municipality's sewer system by a property using a septic system or similar structure, regardless of whether the real property to be condemned or appropriated is the property that will be connected to the sewer system; and (2) the authority to condemn or appropriate less than a fee simple estate in real property, including the authority to condemn or appropriate a new or an existing easement for a right-of-way. Makes conforming amendments.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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