as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 01:45am
A bill for an act
relating to eminent domain; repealing certain exemptions for public service
corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.225; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.189.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.225, is amended to read:
Whenever claiming that an easement acquired by condemnation is not being used
for the purposes for which it was acquired, the underlying fee owner may apply to the
district court of the county in which the land is situated for an order discharging the
easement, upon such terms as are just and equitable. Due notice of said application shall
be given to all interested parties. deleted text beginProvided, however, this section shall not apply to
easements acquired by condemnation by a public service corporation now or hereafter
doing business in the state of Minnesota.
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