16 U.S. Code § 831x - Condemnation proceedings; institution by Corporation; venue

The Corporation may cause proceedings to be instituted for the acquisition by condemnation of any lands, easements, or rights-of-way which, in the opinion of the Corporation, are necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. The proceedings shall be instituted in the United States district court for the district in which the land, easement, right-of-way, or other interest, or any part thereof, is located, and such court shall have full jurisdiction to divest the complete title to the property sought to be acquired out of all persons or claimants and vest the same in the United States in fee simple, and to enter a decree quieting the title thereto in the United States of America.

Source

(May 18, 1933, ch. 32, § 25,48 Stat. 70; July 12, 1952, ch. 700, 66 Stat. 591; Pub. L. 90–536, § 1,Sept. 28, 1968, 82 Stat. 885.)
Amendments

1968—Pub. L. 90–536repealed six paragraphs following initial paragraph which provided as follows: appointment of three commissioners, oath as to absence of interest, and per diem for services and subsistence, and transportation expenses; duties of commissioners as to valuation of lands, conduct of hearings, taking of evidence, administration of oaths, subpoena of witnesses, submission of report as to value of land, and notice of award to parties; hearing de novo of exceptions to award by three Federal district judges and judicial award; disposition upon record after appeal from decision of judges; passage of title and possession to property and enforcement by writ of dispossession; and legal representatives for minors, insane or incompetents, and estates of deceased, or guardians ad litem for wards.
1952—Act July 12, 1952, increased the commissioners’ per diem from $15 to $30, their sustenance from $5 to $10 a day, and allowed them 7 cents mileage.
Effective Date of 1968 Amendment

Pub. L. 90–536, § 2,Sept. 28, 1968, 82 Stat. 885, provided that: “The amendment made by this Act [amending this section] shall be effective only with respect to condemnation proceedings initiated after thirty days following the date of enactment of this Act [Sept. 28, 1968].”

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5 CFR - Administrative Personnel

5 CFR Part 7901 - SUPPLEMENTAL STANDARDS OF ETHICAL CONDUCT FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY

18 CFR - Conservation of Power and Water Resources

18 CFR Part 1300 - STANDARDS OF CONDUCT FOR EMPLOYEES OF TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY

18 CFR Part 1301 - PROCEDURES

18 CFR Part 1302 - NONDISCRIMINATION IN FEDERALLY ASSISTED PROGRAMS OF TVA—EFFECTUATION OF TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

18 CFR Part 1303 - PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

18 CFR Part 1304 - APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION IN THE TENNESSEE RIVER SYSTEM AND REGULATION OF STRUCTURES AND OTHER ALTERATIONS

18 CFR Part 1305 - [Reserved]

18 CFR Part 1306 - RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AND REAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION POLICIES

18 CFR Part 1307 - NONDISCRIMINATION WITH RESPECT TO HANDICAP

18 CFR Part 1308 - CONTRACT DISPUTES

18 CFR Part 1309 - NONDISCRIMINATION WITH RESPECT TO AGE

18 CFR Part 1310 - ADMINISTRATIVE COST RECOVERY

18 CFR Part 1311 - INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVIEW OF TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND DIRECT FEDERAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

18 CFR Part 1314 - BOOK-ENTRY PROCEDURES FOR TVA POWER SECURITIES ISSUED THROUGH THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANKS

18 CFR Part 1315 - NEW RESTRICTIONS ON LOBBYING

 

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