If an acquiring agency acquires property by condemnation, or by otherwise exercising the power of eminent domain, and that property is later sold by the acquiring agency for more than the acquisition price paid to the landowner, the acquiring agency shall pay to the landowner from whom the property was acquired the difference between the price at which it was acquired and the price at which it was sold by the acquiring agency less the cost of any improvements made to or benefiting the land by the acquiring agency. This section does not apply to property acquired by the Iowa department of transportation.
99 Acts, ch 171, §24, 42
Section applies to state highway construction projects approved for commencement by the transportation commission on or after July 1, 1999, and to all other condemnation proceedings in which the application for condemnation is filed on or after July 1, 1999; see 99 Acts, ch 171, §42
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