Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes

SF 1251

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/06/2015 01:55pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
Line numbers 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5
1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15
1.16 1.17

A bill for an act
relating to condemnation; limiting railroad condemnation power in Hennepin
County for public safety reasons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 383B.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [383B.83] LIMITS ON RAILROAD CONDEMNATION POWERS
OVER CERTAIN GOVERNMENTAL PROPERTY INTERESTS.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in chapter 117, sections 222.26, 222.27,
222.36, or any other law, the powers of a railroad corporation or a railroad company
or a railroad interest acting as a public service corporation or a common carrier do not
include the power to exercise eminent domain over a property interest owned by Hennepin
County, the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, or the Hennepin
County Regional Railroad Authority if such governmental power, by resolution of its
governing board, determines based on findings that the public safety or access of first
responders would be detrimentally affected by the exercise.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end