Texas - HB 2684 - 2017

Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority; waiving certain sovereign and governmental immunity.

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Infrastructure

Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 06-06-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Trent Ashby (House/Republican), DeWayne Burns (House/Republican), Holland, Justin (House/Republican), Kyle Kacal (House/Republican)





Actions (6)

  • 03-02-2017 - Filed
  • 03-23-2017 - Read first time
  • 03-23-2017 - Referred to Land & Resource Management
  • 04-12-2017 - Left pending in committee
  • 04-12-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 04-12-2017 - Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee

Sponsors (34)

News (2)

Brown County Farm Bureau pushes for eminent domain reform - Brownwood Bulletin
Published by brownwoodtx.com
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:02:02 GMT

“For too long, entities and companies with eminent domain authority have been allowed to offer landowners below-market-value for their land,” Lewis Lehman, Brown County Farm Bureau president, said. “If the landowner wants what is fair, he'll have to ...

Burns files bill to protect property owners - Cleburne Times-Review
Published by cleburnetimesreview.com
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 23:01:36 GMT

Not very fair.” Burns said Texas is a growing state with a strong appetite for new development which has put a target on Texas property, leaving landowners searching for a fair offer and process in eminent domain cases. “The new legislation will ...