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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

Strengthening the Ownership of Private Property Act of 2005 or STOPP Act of 2005 - Prohibits, until the earlier of two years after the takings prohibited by this Act or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 7, 2005
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3405”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


112 cosponsors (84R, 28D) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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