Maryland Property for Redevelopment Purposes, Question 2 (2000)

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Maryland Question 2, also known as the Property for Redevelopment Purposes Act, was on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in Maryland as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated, with 38% of voters in favor.

Election results

Questin 2
Defeatedd No799,65462%
Yes 499,689 38%

Text of measure

Legislative Constitutional Amendment

Expressly authorizes the Prince George's County Council to take property immediately upon a finding of immediate need for redevelopment purposes; designates properties eligible for taking as those located between Suitland Federal Center and Silver Hill Road that are also within any two certain designated areas (a revitalization tax district, an enterprise zone, or a priority funding area); requires the Council to pay at the time of taking the appraised fair market value and also to pay any additional amount later awarded by a jury; and requires the Council to offer financial assistance and payments to displaced owners or tenants

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