In a recent press release, the Texans for Property Rights Coalition voiced its support for State Representative DeWayne Burns’ (R-Cleburne) recently authored House Bill 2684. The Bill, which has been filed, seeks to improve the odds for landowners who face condemnation actions by powerful and wealthy corporations and government agencies. The eminent domain legislation will require condemning authorities to reimburse the expenses of landowners they sue if the landowners are awarded an amount significantly greater than the condemnor’s final offer. Also endorsed were proposed legislation by Representatives Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin), Kyle Kacal (R-Bryan), and Justin Holland (R-Rockwall).
The Texans for Property Rights Coalition is dedicated to advancing landowner rights in the State of Texas. The Coalition includes:
Texas Farm Bureau, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Texas Wildlife Association, Texas Association of REALTORS®, South Texas’ Property Rights Association, Texas Forestry Association, Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association, Texas Poultry Federation, Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas, Texas Grain Sorghum Association, Plains Cotton Growers Inc., Texas Land and Mineral Owners Association, Texas Association of Dairymen, Texas Cattle Feeders Association, Corn Producers Association of Texas, Riverside and Landowners Protection Coalition, Texas Grain and Feed Association, Texas Citrus Mutual, Texas Hill Country Heritage Association, Texas Coalition for Conservation, Texas Wheat Producers Association, Texas Agricultural Land Trust, Ranchers and Landowners Association of Texas, Texas Nursery and Landscape Association and the Tax Exchange Institute.
Please view the press release here.