June 7, 2007

Ohio Senate Votes to Limit Eminent Domain

By Ohio Senate Votes to Limit Eminent Domain

From ThisWeek Community Newspapers:

The Ohio Senate voted overwhelmingly last week to limit the power of government to take private property under eminent-domain proceedings.

The Senate approved both a constitutional amendment for the fall ballot and a revision to Ohio's current eminent-domain statutes.

Both the resolution and the bill require further action by the Ohio House of Representatives before becoming effective.

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