Constitutional amendment (first resolution); exercise of eminent domain powers. (SJ121)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); exercise of eminent domain powers. Provides that the taking of private property by eminent domain for the primary purpose of economic development does not constitute a permissible public use. The proposed amendment makes it a judicial question whether private property is being condemned for a permissible public use. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

  • 01/11/2006 Presented and ordered printed 060400760
  • 01/11/2006 Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
  • 01/17/2006 Continued to 2007 in Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)