Eminent domain; definition of public uses. (SB1390)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eminent domain; definition of public uses. Provides a definition of public uses as embracing only the ownership, possession, occupation, and enjoyment of land by the public or public agencies, public corporations and public service companies. The bill states that the definition of public uses does not include the taking of land for the primary purpose of conferring a financial gain on a private person or increasing tax revenues. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2007Presented and ordered printed 076517816
01/19/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2007Assigned Courts sub: Eminent Domain
01/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1390)