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HB 198 - Eminent Domain Law Amendments - Key Vote

Montana Key Votes

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Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -

Title: Eminent Domain Law Amendments

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Eminent Domain Law Amendments

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes public utilities to acquire property by eminent without certifying the necessity of the acquisition.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes public utilities to acquire property by eminent domain in order to provide service to customers or construct a facility without certifying that the acquisition is necessary for public use, whereas existing law required such certification (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (69-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Eminent Domain Law Amendments

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes public utilities to acquire property by eminent without certifying the necessity of the acquisition.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes public utilities to acquire property by eminent domain in order to provide service to customers or construct a facility without certifying that the acquisition is necessary for public use, whereas existing law required such certification (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Eminent Domain Law Amendments

Sponsors

  • Kenneth D. 'Ken' Peterson (MT - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Tony Belcourt (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Berry (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Francis E. 'Ed' Buttrey (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robyn Driscoll (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Erickson (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy Hollandsworth (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Howard (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James Knox (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom McGillvray (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Mehlhoff (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse A. O'Hara (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott M. Reichner (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cary L. Smith (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank J. Smith (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
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