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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. 361.07
361.07 Right of eminent domain to companies owning and operating sewer or wastewater reuse systems.Any corporation, person, or persons owning or operating a sewer or wastewater reuse system in this state duly authorized and regulated by the Florida Public Service Commission, or county in the state for the collection, treatment, purification, or disposal of sewage effluent and residue, including wastewater reuse, for the public shall have the right of eminent domain to enter upon any land, public or private, necessary to the business of operating such aforesaid sewer and wastewater reuse system for the public and may appropriate the same or any part thereof necessary for the operation of such sewer or wastewater reuse system, upon making due compensation according to law to private owners; provided that any lands so appropriated shall revert to the person or his or her successor in title from whom the land was acquired, should said sewer or wastewater reuse system be abandoned or cease to operate as a sewer or wastewater reuse system.
History.s. 2, ch. 65-248; s. 10, ch. 93-51; s. 545, ch. 95-148.