H.R. 3405 (109th): STOPP Act of 2005

To prohibit the provision of Federal economic development assistance for any State or locality that uses the power of eminent domain power to obtain property for private commercial development or that fails to pay relocation costs to persons displaced by use of the power of eminent domain for economic development purposes.

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Jul 22, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 7, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Bonilla

Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 31, 2005
Length: 14 pages


Jul 22, 2005

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Oct 7, 2005
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H.R. 3405 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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