Summary: H.R.440 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/10/2019)

Eminent Domain Just Compensation Act

This bill states that when the government seeks to obtain land or land rights essential to control or guard a U.S. land border, it may not take such land or land rights until a final judgment has been issued in a condemnation proceeding initiated under judicial process. The bill also transfers the authority to obtain such land rights from the Department of Justice to the Department of Homeland Security.