Bill Summary for H 8 (2013-2014)

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Jan 30 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 8 (Public) Filed Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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.
Intro. by McGrady.

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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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