A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION TO STUDY ESTABLISHING A PROPERTY OWNERS PROTECTION ACT.
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with the following. Allows the Legislative Research Commission to study establishing a property owners protection act favoring the free use of land, including examining awarding attorneys' fees incurred by an owner in an action challenging land use regulations and prohibiting enforcing penalties against a property owner for acts not committed by the owner. Also requires reviewing issues raised by the 1st edition of the act. Allows for an interim report to the 2013 General Assembly when it reconvenes in 2014 and requires a final report before the convening of the 2015 General Assembly. Updates the act's titles.
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