PETITION -- HOUSE
To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General Court assembled.
The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the passage of the accompanying bill or resolve.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
IN THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND FIVE
|AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING EMINENT DOMAIN.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as
SECTION 1. Chapter 79 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 5C the following section:–
Section 5D. No property shall be taken for private economic development unless the property is a blighted area as defined in section 1 of chapter 121B.