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Re-Sale of Property Acquired through Eminent Domain

Texas Ballot Measure - Proposition 7

Election: General Nov. 1, 2007 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Housing and Property
Government Operations


Argument For


Argument Against


HJR 30 would allow a governmental entity to sell property acquired through eminent domain to its immediately previous owner at the original purchase price, if the public use of the property has been canceled, if no progress is made toward that public use by a prescribed deadline, or if the property is unnecessary to accomplish that public use.

Measure Text

The constitutional amendment to allow governmental entities to sell property acquired through eminent domain back to the previous owners at the price the entities paid to acquire the property.


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