Texas - SB 740 - 2017

Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

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Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 06-06-2017
Status: Passed One Chamber
Primary Sponsor: Lois Kolkhorst (House/Republican)





Actions (43)

  • 02-03-2017 - Received by the Secretary of the Senate
  • 02-03-2017 - Filed
  • 02-13-2017 - Co-author authorized
  • 02-21-2017 - Referred to State Affairs
  • 02-21-2017 - Read first time
  • 02-21-2017 - Co-author authorized
  • 03-22-2017 - Co-author authorized
  • 04-03-2017 - Testimony taken in committee
  • 04-03-2017 - Left pending in committee
  • 04-03-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 04-03-2017 - Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
  • 04-20-2017 - Left pending in committee
  • 04-20-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 04-24-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 04-27-2017 - Reported favorably as substituted
  • 04-27-2017 - Committee report printed and distributed
  • 05-01-2017 - Placed on intent calendar
  • 05-02-2017 - Reported engrossed
  • 05-02-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-02-2017 - Passed
  • 05-02-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-02-2017 - Three day rule suspended
  • 05-02-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-02-2017 - Passed to engrossment as amended
  • 05-02-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-02-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-02-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 05-02-2017 - Amended
  • 05-02-2017 - Read 3rd time
  • 05-02-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 05-02-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-02-2017 - Amended
  • 05-02-2017 - Amended
  • 05-02-2017 - Amended
  • 05-02-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-02-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 05-02-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 05-02-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-02-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 05-02-2017 - Rules suspended-Regular order of business
  • 05-03-2017 - Received from the Senate
  • 05-09-2017 - Referred to Land & Resource Management
  • 05-09-2017 - Read first time

Votes (6)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Other
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Passed
05-02-2017passageSenate2830yes
05-02-2017otherSenate000no
05-02-2017otherSenate000no
05-02-2017otherSenate000no
05-02-2017otherSenate000no
05-02-2017otherSenate000no

Sponsors (4)

News (2)

Eminent domain bill draws positive remarks - ReporterNews.com
Published by reporternews.com
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:54:09 GMT

“Private law abiding citizens should not emerge from the eminent domain process battered, bruised and financially poorer by the deeds of condemners who are acting as agents of the State of Texas,” said Wichita Falls rancher Clayton Henry. ... The SB ...

Texas Cattle Raisers Testify in Support of SB 740 for Eminent Domain Reform - MyHighPlains
Published by myhighplains.com
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 21:51:56 GMT

TSCRA would like to thank Sen. Kolkhorst for her championship of SB 740, and Senate State Affairs Chairwoman Joan Huffman for hearing the bill. Landowners look forward to the legislation being voted favorably from the Senate State Affairs Committee and ...