2007 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property Prior Year Introduction As: SB 173/06
Sponsored By:
Senators Kittleman, Brinkley, Edwards, Greenip, Haines, Harris, Hooper, Jacobs, Mooney, Munson, Pipkin, Simonaire, and Stoltzfus
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

Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator David R. Brinkley, District 4
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Janet Greenip, District 33
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator J. Robert Hooper, District 35
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Community Development
Constitutional Amendments
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