Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 572.013
Use of Eminent Domain


A participating public entity has the power of eminent domain to be exercised as provided by this section.


The use of eminent domain authority by a participating public entity is governed by the law relating to an eminent domain proceeding involving a municipality in this state.


A participating public entity may acquire a fee title to the condemned real property, excluding mineral interests.


A participating public entity may not use eminent domain authority to acquire an interest in a facility that belongs to another public entity or a private entity.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 227, Sec. 19, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Renumbered from Local Government Code, Section 422.013 by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 885 (H.B. 2278), Sec. 3.76(c)(2), eff. April 1, 2009.

Source: Section 572.013 — Use of Eminent Domain, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­572.­htm#572.­013 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 572.013’s source at texas​.gov