Preserving Eminent Domain In Texas: Deadline Approaching

Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 2:51 PM EDT) -- All public and private entities authorized to exercise the power of eminent domain in the state of Texas must comply with a Dec. 31, 2012, deadline to submit a letter to the Comptroller of Public Accounts stating that the entity is authorized to exercise the power of eminent domain and identifying each provision of Texas law that grants the entity the power to condemn.

Background

In the summer of 2011, the 82nd Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 18 (“SB 18”), which made significant revisions to several...
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