2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 267
Eminent domain; condemnation; electric power plants, power lines
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 22 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain, so as to revise a provision relating to the power to condemn easements for electric power plants; to prohibit the use of the power of eminent domain to acquire any property for the construction of an electric transmission line without issuance of a certificate of need by the Public Service Commission; to provide for applications for such certificates of need and for rules establishing the practice and procedure in connection therewith; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/24/2003 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/06/2003 - Senate Hopper