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The House Committee on Land & Resource Management

Subcommittee on Eminent Domain

80th Legislature

March 7, 2007

10:30 a.m.



Pursuant to an announcement from the house floor on March 7, 2007 following a request for permission to meet while the house was in session, the House Committee on Land & Resource Management, Subcommittee on Eminent Domain, met in a work session and was called to order by the chair, Representative Orr, at 10:35 a.m.


Present:           Representatives Orr; Cook, Robby (2).


Absent:            Representative Callegari (1).


A quorum was present.


The subcommittee discussed the question of what language and provisions would be appropriate in a proposed constitutional amendment to the Texas Constitution to address the decision reached by the United States Supreme Court in Kelo, et. al. v. City of New London, Connecticut.


(Representative Callegari now present.)


At 11:25 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Orr, Chair




Trey Burke, Clerk