Tex. Transp. Code Section 284.061
Acquisition of Property


(a)

To acquire property useful in connection with a project, a county may enter on any real property, water, or premises to make a survey, sounding, or examination.

(b)

A county may acquire by eminent domain property to use in or useful for a project under this chapter.

(c)

Except as provided by Section 284.0615 (Declaration of Taking by Certain Counties), if applicable, the county is entitled to immediate possession of property subject to a condemnation proceeding brought by the county after:

(1)

a tender of a bond or other security in an amount sufficient to secure the owner for damages; and

(2)

the approval of the bond or security by the court.

(d)

Subject to the reimbursement requirements of Section 373.102 (Reimbursement for Use of Right-of-way), a county has full easements and rights-of-way through, across, under, and over any property owned by this state that are necessary or convenient to construct, acquire, or efficiently operate a project under this chapter.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., 3rd C.S., ch. 8, Sec. 5.05, eff. Jan. 11, 2004.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 281 (H.B. 2702), Sec. 2.52, eff. June 14, 2005.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1196 (S.B. 19), Sec. 6, eff. June 17, 2011.

Source: Section 284.061 — Acquisition of Property, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/TN/htm/TN.­284.­htm#284.­061 (accessed Apr. 20, 2024).

284.001
Definitions
284.002
Applicability to Certain Counties and Local Government Corporations
284.003
Project Authorized
284.004
Use of County Property
284.005
Conveyance to County
284.006
Federal or State Aid
284.007
Contracts for Historically Underutilized Businesses
284.008
Powers of Commission
284.011
Transfer of Project to Department
284.012
Transfer of Assets
284.013
Conveyance of Ferry Connecting State Highways
284.031
Bonds Authorized
284.0031
Other Road, Street, or Highway Projects
284.032
Tax Bond Election
284.033
Interim Bonds
284.034
Bond Sale to Pay Outstanding Bonds
284.035
Bond Approval and Registration
284.036
Bonds Secured Solely by Revenue
284.037
Revenue Bond Election Not Required
284.038
Revenue Bonds: Ad Valorem Tax for Maintenance and Operation
284.039
Bonds Are Securities
284.040
Effect of Lien
284.041
Refunding Bonds
284.042
Use of Bond Proceeds
284.043
Costs and Expenses
284.044
Depository
284.045
Bonds Tax Free
284.046
Bondholder Rights
284.061
Acquisition of Property
284.062
Ferry
284.063
Contract for Project Construction
284.064
Contract to Operate
284.065
Pooled Projects
284.066
Operating Board
284.067
Projects Extending into Other Counties
284.068
Reconstruction of Closed or Relocated Nontoll Roads, Streets, or Highways
284.069
Tolls and Charges
284.070
Nonpayment of Toll
284.071
Controlled Access to Toll Road
284.072
Promotion of Toll Roads
284.073
Powers and Duties of Receiver
284.074
Tax and Assessment Exemption: Projects
284.201
Applicability of Subchapter
284.202
Order Prohibiting Operation of Motor Vehicle on Toll Project
284.203
Violation of Order
284.204
Administrative Adjudication Hearing Procedure
284.205
Citation or Summons
284.206
Administrative Hearing: Presumption
284.207
Attendance on Hearing
284.208
Decision of Hearing Officer
284.209
Enforcement of Decision
284.210
Appeal of Hearing Officer Decision
284.211
Hearing on Appeal
284.212
Effect of Appeal
284.213
Seizure of Transponders
284.0615
Declaration of Taking by Certain Counties
284.0665
Compensation of Operating Board Members
284.0701
Administrative Costs
284.0702
Prima Facie Evidence
284.0703
Method of Sending Invoice or Notice
284.2031
Civil and Criminal Enforcement: Fine
284.2032
Fine in Certain Counties

Accessed:
Apr. 20, 2024

§ 284.061’s source at texas​.gov