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Senate Bill 18 Implementation

The 82nd Legislature passed Senate Bill 18, which makes changes in eminent domain law.

Provisions

The following are provisions of SB 18 that impact TxDOT:

  • Contains a revised bona fide provision that provides an objective standard for determining a bona fide offer
  • Provides a new standard for access damages which is a material impairment of direct access on or off the remaining property that affects the market value of the remaining property
  • Provides the property owner the right to repurchase the property in certain limited situations

Downloads

Title Format
SB 18 Implementation Training SB 18 Implementation Training PDF
SB 18's Impact on Negotiations and Eminent Domain Practices SB 18's Impact on Negotiations and Eminent Domain Practices PDF
Control of Access Memo Control of Access Memo PDF
Eminent Domain Memo Eminent Domain Memo PDF
Revised Appraisal Guidance Memo as of Sept. 1, 2011 Revised Appraisal Guidance Memo as of Sept. 1, 2011 PDF