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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. 361.06
361.06 Right of eminent domain to petroleum and petroleum products pipeline companies.Any pipeline company which is or which intends to be a common carrier of petroleum and petroleum products and which is duly incorporated for such purpose under the laws of this state, or which is a foreign corporation and is qualified to do business in this state as a common carrier of petroleum and petroleum products shall have all the rights of eminent domain and all other rights granted to natural gas companies under s. 361.05 for the purpose of acquisition of rights-of-way for the installation, operation, maintenance, repair and replacement of its pipelines and all structures, pumping stations and other installations and works incident thereto. It is specifically provided, however, that no such company shall have any right of eminent domain as to any property belonging to or operated by the state or any agency thereof, or by any county, school board, municipality or public body. However, any such pipeline company shall have the right to all necessary permits to install, operate, maintain, repair and replace its pipelines under, along and across such property, subject only to reasonable regulations that may be imposed by the particular authority having jurisdiction of such property.
History.s. 1, ch. 57-1983; s. 1, ch. 69-300.