Under existing law, property may be acquired by the state or another governmental entity through an eminent domain proceeding. However, if an owner of property alleges that the property was taken or injured without initiating an eminent domain proceeding and the property owner discovers the encroachment, the owner may file an inverse condemnation action
Under existing law, there is no specific statute of limitations for the filing of an inverse condemnation action against a state official or a governmental official of another governmental entity
This bill would require an inverse condemnation action to be commenced within two years after the property was appropriated for public use
Relating to the statute of limitations for inverse condemnation actions; to amend Section 6-2-38, Code of Alabama 1975, to provide that actions for inverse condemnation must be commenced within two years from the date the property was appropriated for public use.
|January 23, 2018||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Hearing||February 14, 2018||Room 200 at 13:30||House JUDY Hearing|
|Hearing||February 7, 2018||Room 200 at 13:30||House JUDY Public Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB280 Alabama 2018 Session - Introduced|