2007 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property Prior Year Introduction As: SB 173/06
Sponsored By:
Delegates Impallaria, McDonough, Boteler, Kach, Glassman, Costa, Dwyer, J. King, Kipke, McComas, Miller, Riley, Schuh, Shank, Shewell, and Stifler
Property Protection Act of 2007


Proposing amendments to the Maryland Constitution to limit the condemnation of private property under specified circumstances; defining "public use"; generally relating to the laws authorizing private property to be taken for public use after payment of just compensation; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State of Maryland for their adoption or rejection.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Donald H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Barry Glassman, District 35A
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5
Delegate James S. King, District 33A
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Donna Stifler, District 35A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Commercial Rehabilitation
Community Development
Constitutional Amendments
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Local Government Mandates
Real Property
Urban Renewal -see also- Commercial Rehabilitation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - XI-B City of Baltimore - Land Development and Redevelopment
( 1 )
Article - III Legislative Department
( 40 , 40A , 61 )
Article - XI-C Off-Street Parking
( 1 )
Article - XI-D Port Development
( 1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered