Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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SB18 Lookup Tool

As required by 2011's Senate Bill 18, this report lists public and private entities claiming eminent domain authority in Texas. These entities were required to submit letters by certified mail, on or before December 31, 2012, stating whether they are authorized to exercise this power and listing the provisions of state law granting that authority.

The Senate Bill 18 List Search allows you to view:

  • all submissions received by the Comptroller's office
  • those submitted as required by statute: by the entity, claiming authority, with provisions cited, by December 31, 2012, and by certified mail
  • submissions of specific entities

Note: This list is only a confirmation of receipt and is not a verification of compliance. Entities should consult the appropriate legal counsel for verification of statutory compliance.

Select a submission by:


Hint: For best results, search by the municipality’s name, such as Houston rather than City of Houston or Houston Independent School District.