Bill of Rights for Property Owners

  • (Government Code, §402.031 House Bill 1495, 80th Legislature, Regular Session)

    For property owners whose property may be acquired by governmental or private entities through the use of eminent domain authority.

    Landowner’s Bill of Rights Information


    State of Texas Landowner's Bill of Rights

    The Landowner’s Bill of Rights applies to any attempt by the government or a private entity to take your property.  The contents of this Bill of Rights are prescribed by the Texas Legislature in Texas Government Code §402.031 and Chapter 21 of the Texas Property Code.