INDOT eminent domain actions.

Authors: Representative Dennis Zent

Co-authors: Representative Ronald Bacon, Representative Justin Moed, Representative Edmond Soliday

Sponsors: Senator James Banks, Senator Dennis Kruse, Senator Scott Schneider

Co-Sponsors: Senator Lonnie Randolph

Digest

Reduces from six to three years the deadline by which the Indiana department of transportation or any other person seeking to acquire property for road construction must file a complaint to acquire the property by the exercise of eminent domain following the rejection of an offer to purchase by the owner of the property. Requires a court to conduct an expedited hearing of the complaint. Provides that a party to the court proceeding is entitled to an expedited appeal of the court's final ruling under rules to be adopted by the supreme court.