H.R. 4128 (109th): Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2005


Oct 25, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 3, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 4, 2005
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect private property rights.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Prohibits any state or political subdivision from exercising its power of eminent domain for economic development if that state or political subdivision receives federal economic development funds during ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 25, 2005

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Oct 27, 2005
Reported by Committee

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Nov 3, 2005
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4128”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


97 cosponsors (88R, 9D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Nov 3, 2005 6:08 p.m.
Passed 376/38

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1433 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 28, 2012

H.R. 3135 (Related)
Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 2005

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