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The 2022 Florida Statutes

Title XXVII
RAILROADS AND OTHER REGULATED UTILITIES
Chapter 361
PUBLIC UTILITIES: SPECIAL POWERS
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F.S. 361.01
361.01 Eminent domain.The president and directors of any corporation organized for the purpose of constructing, maintaining or operating public works, or their properly authorized agents, may enter upon any lands, public or private, necessary to the business contemplated in the charter, and may appropriate the same, or may take from any land most convenient to their work, any timber, stone, earth or other material which may be necessary for the construction and the keeping in repair of its works and improvements upon making due compensation according to law to private owners.
History.s. 10, ch. 1639, 1868; RS 2158; GS 2683; RGS 4111; CGL 6042.