Bill Text: TX SB553 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Engrossed


Bill Title: Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction with the acquisition of real property for a public use through eminent domain procedures.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 14-4)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-04-26 - Left pending in committee [SB553 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-SB553-Engrossed.html
 
 
  By: Schwertner, et al. S.B. No. 553
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction
  with the acquisition of real property for a public use through
  eminent domain procedures.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 402.031, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (c-1) to read as follows:
         (c-1)  The statement must disclose that a condemning entity,
  other than an entity acquiring property as authorized under
  Subchapter D, Chapter 203, Transportation Code, that makes an
  initial offer under Section 21.0113, Property Code, that includes
  real property that the entity does not seek to acquire by
  condemnation shall in the initial offer:
               (1)  separately identify the real property that the
  entity does not seek to acquire by condemnation; and
               (2)  make an offer for the real property that the entity
  does not seek to acquire by condemnation separate from the offer
  made for the real property sought to be acquired by condemnation.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter B, Chapter 21, Property Code, is
  amended by adding Section 21.0114 to read as follows:
         Sec. 21.0114.  OFFER TO ACQUIRE ADDITIONAL PROPERTY;
  EXCEPTION. (a)  Except as provided by Subsection (b), a condemning
  entity that makes an initial offer under Section 21.0113 that
  includes real property that the entity does not seek to acquire by
  condemnation shall in the initial offer:
               (1)  separately identify the real property that the
  entity does not seek to acquire by condemnation; and
               (2)  make an offer for the real property that the entity
  does not seek to acquire by condemnation separate from the offer
  made for the real property sought to be acquired by condemnation.
         (b)  Subsection (a) does not apply to an acquisition of real
  property under Subchapter D, Chapter 203, Transportation Code.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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