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LD 1810 - Regulatory Takings - Maine Key Vote

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Title: Regulatory Takings

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes landowners to seek damages against the state if a regulation has diminished the value of the landowner's property by more than 50 percent.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes property owners to seek monetary damages from the state if a regulation has reduced the value of the entire property by 50 percent or more (Part A, Sec. 1).
  • Establishes the Land Use Mediation Program in order to provide landowners with mediation as an alternative to court action for governmental land use actions (Part B, Sec. 1). 
  • Requires state agencies with responsibilities for land use laws to promote awareness of the Land Use Mediation Program (Part B, Sec. 1).

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