H.R.1944: Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2014

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Bill Cosponsors

2 (All Republicans)

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here, with an updated short title.) Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Prohibits a state or political subdivision from exercising its power of eminent domain, or allowing the exercise of such power by delegation, over property to be used for economic development or over property that is used for...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 14 statements associated with H.R.1944.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 27, 2014
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Feb. 26, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 353 - 65 (Roll no. 67). (text: CR 2/25/3014 H1913-1914)

Feb. 26, 2014
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1960)
Feb. 25, 2014
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Feb. 25, 2014
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1944.
Feb. 25, 2014
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1913-1917)
Feb. 25, 2014
Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. (consideration: CR H1913)
Feb. 25, 2014
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 265.
Feb. 25, 2014
Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-357.
June 12, 2013
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
June 12, 2013
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 4, 2013
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 5 - 3 .
June 4, 2013
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 9, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
May 9, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
May 9, 2013

Introduced in the House by F. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.)

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