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Cornyn Bill Would Limit Eminent Domain Power

As a follow-up to Adrian's Kelo-related post on Friday, Texas Senator Jon Cornyn has introduced legislation to ban eminent domain for economic development purposes, at least in projects that involve federal funding. Here's the link: S. 1313, "Protection of Homes, Small Businesses, and Private Property Act of 2005"

See this Volokh Conspiracy post for more info on Cornyn's bill.

Leonard Gilroy is Director of Government Reform


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