Proposed S.B. No. 545
Session Year 2019
AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF EMINENT DOMAIN.
To (1) permit certain property owners to repurchase property taken from them by eminent domain if such property is not used for a public use and is subsequently resold; (2) prohibit persons from misrepresenting that they are authorized to acquire property by eminent domain by making such misrepresentation an unfair trade practice; (3) require that appraisals in eminent domain proceedings be conducted by licensed real estate appraisers in accordance with uniform standards; (4) require the consent of the parties before a court may appoint a judge trial referee to review a statement of compensation in an eminent domain proceeding; (5) increase the maximum payments for relocation assistance; and (6) revise the standards used by municipal legislative bodies prior to authorizing the use of eminent domain pursuant to a development plan under chapter 132 of the general statutes.