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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Eminent domain involving religious organizations. Provides that before a condemnor may exercise the power of eminent domain to acquire real property that is owned by a religious organization, the condemnor must: (1) establish a proposed purchase price for the real property that is at least equal to the greater of the appraised fair market value of the real property or the appraised replacement value of the real property, including all buildings, structures, and other improvements on the real property; (2) provide the owner of the real property with the appraisals used to establish the proposed purchase price; and (3) conduct good faith negotiations with the owner of the real property. Makes conforming amendments.