eminent domain http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Legislators work to level the playing field in energy development cases http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/legislators-work-level-playing-field-energy-development-cases <p></p><p></p><p>The Wyoming House has passed a pair of bills that ag and landowner groups say will level the playing field when it comes to energy development.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Under one bill, entities that are seeking to use eminent domain to condemn private property will have to pay court fees if the court determines that they didn’t offer a fair price for the land.&nbsp; The other bill would raise the damage bond for seismic companies from two-thousand to five-thousand dollars.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 01:18:46 +0000 Bob Beck 37239 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Legislators work to level the playing field in energy development cases Wyoming House supports changes to eminent domain requirements http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-house-supports-changes-eminent-domain-requirements <p></p><p></p><p>The Wyoming House continues to support a bill that would strengthen the state’s eminent domain laws.&nbsp;</p><p>It would require that all legal requirements for condemning land must be met before a case can be taken to a court.&nbsp; If a company fails, or if a landowner is not given fair market value for his property, the landowner would be able to sue.&nbsp;</p><p>Groups supporting the bill say it will limit abuses in eminent domain discussions.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:18:20 +0000 Bob Beck 37181 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming House supports changes to eminent domain requirements Proposed bill would expand state's eminent domain authority http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/proposed-bill-would-expand-states-eminent-domain-authority <div _fallwcm="1" class="bdyItmPrt" id="divBdy"><div><div><div style="margin-top:14pt;margin-bottom:14pt;"><font color="#222222" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">A proposed bill by</span></font><font color="#1F497D" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">&nbsp;</span></font><font color="#222222" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Sen</span></font><font color="#1F497D" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">.</span></font><font color="#222222" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><spa Mon, 13 Feb 2012 14:38:25 +0000 Sara Hossaini 19483 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Proposed bill would expand state's eminent domain authority