|SB 5445 - DIGEST|
|(AS OF SENATE 2ND READING 2/28/17)|
Allows private property to be taken only for public use and the taking of private property by a public entity for economic development does not constitute a public use.
Prohibits a public entity from taking property for the purpose of economic development.
Specifies that condemnation of property in blighted areas for economic development is not a public use.