2007 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property Prior Year Introduction As: HB 79/06 - ENV
Sponsored By:
Delegates Boteler, Aumann, Bates, Beitzel, Frank, George, Impallaria, Kach, Krebs, McConkey, McDonough, McKee, Miller, Riley, Schuler, Shewell, Sossi, Stifler, Stocksdale, Stull, and Weir
Real Property - Eminent Domain - Limitations on Condemnation Authority


Proposing amendments to the Maryland Constitution to limit the condemnation of private property under specified circumstances; prohibiting the General Assembly from enacting any law for the taking of private property for public use without requiring the condemning authority to issue a statement of the public necessity for the taking; 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 Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ronald A. George, District 30
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Donna Stifler, District 35A
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Legislation -see also- Corrective Leg; Curative Leg
Local Government Mandates
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Real Property
Urban Renewal -see also- Commercial Rehabilitation
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - XI-B City of Baltimore - Land Development and Redevelopment
( 1 )
Article - III Legislative Department
( 40 , 40A , 40B , 40C , 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