Eminent Domain Bill!

Eminent Domain Bill!

Postby Brenda on Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:22 pm

LEGISLATIVE ALERT
NEED PEOPLE IN AUSTIN TOMORROW [Thursday]
TO TESTIFY AGAINST SB 18 (as written)!

Eminent Domain Bill, SB 18
to be heard by
Senate State Affairs Committee
February 3 at 9 AM
in Senate Chambers!

The horrible eminent domain bill, SB 18, will be heard by the Senate State Affairs Committee (to convene in the Senate Chambers) tomorrow, February 3, starting at 9 AM (no notice posted until late yesterday). The bill as written would continue to allow non-governmental and private entities the powers of eminent domain for particular "public uses," including for roads, pipelines, urban blight and certain economic development purposes under the guise of "urban renewal." "Public use" and "blight" are defined very broadly and means a developer can take your land if it can convince government it can make more money off a hotel than on an older home it deems is now "blight..."
Read the full Alert here:
http://GrassrootsTexans.net/4001/
Brenda
 
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