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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1588
Property; railroad corporations or companies; clarify scope of provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 44 of the O.C.G.A., relating to property, so as to clarify the scope of the provisions applicable to the acquisition of title to land by adverse possession, the acquisition of easements and private ways through prescription, and the acquisition of land by railroad corporations or railroad companies; to exclude property of a railroad corporation or railroad company from the type of property by which these methods of acquiring property are applicable; to provide for legislative findings and purpose; to provide for statutory construction; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 24 of the O.C.G.A., relating to presumptions and estoppel, so as to provide that occupancy of a railroad right of way is by permission; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/13/2006 - House Second Readers
Mar/09/2006 - House First Readers
Mar/08/2006 - House Hopper