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2018 House Bill 5525: Repeal eminent domain takings for DDAs
Introduced in the House on February 6, 2018
To repeal a provision of the law authorizing downtown development authorities that empowers local governments to take private property under eminent domain and give it to a DDA. DDA’s ‘capture” a portion of property tax levies imposed by local governments and taxing authorities, and use it to repay money they borrow for various improvement projects and business subsidies.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Local Government Committee on February 6, 2018