Procedure in Condemnation of Property for Lower Mississippi River Flood Control Project: Hearings Before the Committee on Flood Control, House of Representatives, Seventy-ninth Congress, First Session, on H. R. 1902, a Bill to Amend Section 4 of the Act Entitled "An Act for the Control of Floods on the Mississippi River and Its Tributaries and for Other Purposes," Approved May 15, 1928. May 25 and October 30, 1945
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945 - Eminent domain - 30 pages
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Page 18 - The practice, pleadings, forms, and modes of proceeding in civil causes, other than equity and admiralty causes in the Circuit and District Courts, shall conform, as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding, existing at the time in like causes in the courts of record of the State, within which such Circuit or District Courts are held, any rule of the court to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 13 - forms and modes of proceeding in civil causes, other than equity and admiralty causes, in the circuit and district courts, shall conform, as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding existing at the time in like causes in the courts of record of the state within which such circuit or district courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding,
Page 17 - ... such proceedings to be prosecuted in accordance with the laws relating to suits for the condemnation of property of the States wherein the proceedings may be instituted: Provided...
Page 28 - ... needed for that purpose, and it shall be the duty of the Attorney General of the United States upon every application of the Secretary of the Interior under this act to cause proceedings to be commenced for condemnation within thirty days from the receipt of the application at the Department of Justice.
Page 18 - That when the owner of such land, right of way, or material shall fix a price for the same, which in the opinion of the Secretary of War, shall be reasonable, he may purchase the same at such price without further delay : And provided further. That the Secretary of War Is hereby authorized to accept donations of lands or materials required for the maintenance or prosecution of such works.
Page 18 - August 1, 1888, provides that "in every case in which the Secretary of the Treasury or any other officer of the Government has been, or hereafter shall be, authorized to procure real estate for the erection of a public building or for other public uses...
Page 18 - Is, authorized to acquire the same for the United States by condemnation, under judicial process, whenever in his opinion it is necessary or advantageous to the government to do so...
Page 17 - the Secretary of War may cause proceedings to be instituted, in the name of the United States, in any court having jurisdiction of such proceedings, for the acquirement, by condemnation, of any land...