H.R. 3083 (109th): Protection of Homes, Small Businesses, and Private Property Act of 2005

Jun 28, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Dennis “Denny” Rehberg
Representative for Montana At Large
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Jun 28, 2005
5 pages
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This bill was introduced on June 28, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 28, 2005
Referred to Committee Jun 28, 2005
Full Title

To protect homes, small businesses, and other private property rights, by limiting the power of eminent domain.


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20 cosponsors (17R, 3D) (show)

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The Constitution and Civil Justice

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Protection of Homes, Small Businesses, and Private Property Act of 2005 - Declares that the power of eminent domain shall be available only for public use, which shall not be construed to include economic development. Applies such limitation to all exercises of eminent domain by the federal government or by state and local governments through the use of federal funds.

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