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HB 2860 - Eminent Domain and Water Rights - Key Vote

Kansas Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Eminent Domain and Water Rights

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (64-57) - (Key vote)

Title: Eminent Domain and Water Rights

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that prohibits the approval of applications for permits submitted on or after January 1, 2008 to appropriate water by any public wholesale water supply district located in Douglas County or by any public agency that has entered into an agreement in order to organize such a district in Douglas County.

Highlights:
-Exempts districts or public agencies that acquired legal access to the proposed point of diversion by voluntary means including purchase or gift, by means other than voluntary 10 or more years prior to application, or prior to January 1, 2008 (Sec. 1). -Directs a special committee designated by the legislative coordinating council to study issues concerning the use of eminent domain as it relates to water rights (Sec. 1). -Specifies that the provisions of this bill shall expire on June 30, 2010 (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (34-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (33-3) -
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (19-21) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (123-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Eminent Domain and Water Rights

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