2013 Regular Session



Real Property - Eminent Domain - Limitations on Condemnation Authority

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Proposing amendments to the Maryland Constitution to limit the condemnation of private property to public uses under specified circumstances; prohibiting the General Assembly from enacting any law for the taking of private property for public use without requiring the condemning authority to issue a statement of the public necessity for the taking and a public hearing with an opportunity for public comment; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Cardin, and Stein
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Environmental Matters
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Condemnation
Constitutional Amendments
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Public Information
Real Property
Urban Renewal -see also- Commercial Rehabilitation
Statutes:Article - III - Legislative Department
(40, 40A, 40B, 40C, 61)
Article - XI-B - City of Baltimore - Land Development and Redevelopment
Article - XI-C - Off-Street Parking
Article - XI-D - Port Development

How a Bill Becomes Law

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Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions

October 24, 2017 1:04 P.M.