Sections
Subchapter A Limitations On Purpose and Use of Property Acquired Through Eminent Domain 2206.001 – 2206.002
Subchapter B Procedures Required to Initiate 2206.051 – 2206.053
Subchapter C Expiration of Certain Eminent Domain Authority 2206.101
Subchapter D Eminent Domain Authority Reporting; Public Availability 2206.151 – 2206.157

Terms Used In Texas Government Code Chapter 2206 - Eminent Domain

  • Comptroller: means the state comptroller of public accounts. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Municipality: means a general-law municipality, home-rule municipality, or special-law municipality. See Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Population: means the population shown by the most recent federal decennial census. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.