SB 1634

84(R) - 2015
Senate Intergovernmental Relations
Senate Intergovernmental Relations
Eminent Domain
Intergovernmental Affairs

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
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  • Positive
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Donna Campbell

Bill Caption

Relating to the Goforth Special Utility District.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal impact to the State or local governments is expected.

Bill Analysis

SB 1634 seeks to remove the Goforth Special Utility District's power of eminent domain to condemn property located outside the boundaries or service area of the district unless the district exercises that power for a project the district owns and operates.

Vote Recommendation Notes

SB 1634 seeks to limit the Goforth Utility District's power of eminent domain in a sensible manner. We support this legislation as an affirmation of our property rights principle.