A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT CONDEMNATION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY EXCEPT FOR A PUBLIC USE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF JUST COMPENSATION WITH RIGHT OF TRIAL BY JURY IN ALL CONDEMNATION CASES, AND TO MAKE SIMILAR STATUTORY CHANGES.
Subject to approval by voters at the statewide election on November 4, 2014, adds new Section 19.1 to Article 1 of the North Carolina Constitution prohibiting private property from being taken by eminent domain except for a public use. Makes conforming statutory changes. If approved, effective when the act becomes law.
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