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Article X Section 6 Florida Constitution – Eminent Domain

Article X Section 6 Florida Constitution

Article X Section 6 Florida Constitution is about Eminent Domain. Article X is titled Miscellaneous, it has 32 sections.

Eminent Domain

(a) No private property shall be taken except for a public purpose and with full compensation therefore paid to each owner or secured by deposit in the registry of the court and available to the owner.

(b) Provision may be made by law for the taking of easements, by like proceedings, for the drainage of the land of one person over or through the land of another.

(c) Private property taken by eminent domain pursuant to a petition to initiate condemnation proceedings filed on or after January 2, 2007, may not be conveyed to a natural person or private entity except as provided by general law passed by a three-fifths vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature.

See also: Article X Section 5 Florida Constitution

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