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HB 878 - Eminent Domain for Private Use - Key Vote

North Carolina Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (104-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Eminent Domain for Private Use

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

Vote on a bill to pose a referendum to the citizens of North Carolina to amend the Constitution prohibiting the taking of private property by the government for the purpose of private development.

Highlights:
-Excepts taking of "blighted" property, defined by the state of its physical condition [Section 1]. -Demands "just compensation" to be paid for properties taken under eminent domain, and extends a right to owners to obtain a jury trial to determine compensation [Section 1]. -Will, upon passage by the General Assembly, pose a constitutional amendment to the public in the form of a referendum [Section 2].
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES THREE-FIFTHS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Eminent Domain for Private Use

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Alma S. Adams (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Martha Bedell Alexander (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cary Dale Allred (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David D. Almond Jr. (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey L. 'Jeff' Barnhart (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Curtis Blackwood Jr. (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Boylan (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry R. Brown (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Harold J. 'Bru' Brubaker (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Angela R. Bryant (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter Green 'Walt' Church Sr. (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Debbie Ann Clary (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lorene T. Coates (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward Nelson Cole (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda D. Coleman (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James Walker 'Jim' Crawford Jr. (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William Pete Cunningham (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William A. 'Bill' Current Sr. (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William G. 'Bill' Daughtridge Jr. (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Namon Leo 'Leo' Daughtry (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry Charles Dockham (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob F. 'Bobby' England (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Faison (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dale R. Folwell (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phillip D. Frye (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Pryor Allan Gibson III (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mitch Gillespie (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • D. Bruce Goforth (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Melanie Wade Goodwin (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William Robert Grady (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Gulley (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dewey Lewis Hill (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Kelly Hilton (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Earl Jones (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carolyn H. Justice (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carolyn K. Justus (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard D. 'Ric' Killian (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe L. Kiser (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jimmy L. Love Sr. (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary E. McAllister (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel Francis 'Danny' McComas (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William C. 'Bill' McGee (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marian Nelson McLawhorn (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Annie Ward Mobley (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest Wilhelm 'Wil' Neumann IV (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William Clarence 'Bill' Owens Jr. (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Earline W. Parmon (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Louis M. Pate Jr. (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray Rapp (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen Brotherton Ray (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ruth C. Samuelson (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Drew P. Saunders (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy L. 'Tim' Spear (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edgar V. Starnes (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Fred F. Steen II (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bonner Lee Stiller (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronnie Neal Sutton (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cullie Max Tarleton (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles C. Thomas (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thom Tillis (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe P. Tolson (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell Edwin Tucker (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alice Graham Underhill (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William L. Wainwright (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Trudi M. Walend (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald Tracy Walker (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edith Doughtie Warren (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray Warren (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Laura I. Wiley (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • W. A. 'Winkie' Wilkins (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Arthur J. Williams III (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas E. Wright (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
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