In accordance with the legislation, the Comptroller's office developed an electronic reporting form to enable entities or their third-party representatives to submit the required information starting in December, 2015.
Entities will use the reporting form to submit an updated report to the Comptroller's office by February 1 of each year. The annual reporting period is from November 1 to February 1, but reports may also be updated at any time throughout the year.
Log into eSystems now to file or update your report in compliance with SB 1812. Once logged in, click on "Eminent Domain Report" under "Reporting" to begin the submission process.
SB 1812 requires the Comptroller's office to collect and post the following information online:
The reporting form features standardized choices. For example, the focus or scope of an entity's eminent domain authority in item 6 includes choices such as water infrastructure and electric utilities. The legal provisions in item 5 are available to select by code and section.
Download our list of provisions (PDF) that are available in the online form to plan for item 5 before starting the submission process.
Please note that this is a list of commonly cited provisions pursuant to SB 18 and may not represent all provisions regarding eminent domain authority. Options to enter other provisions not listed in this document are available in the reporting form.
In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.