2019 Code of Alabama
Title 18 - Eminent Domain.
Chapter 4 - Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition.
Section 18-4-15 - Reimbursement of recording fees, transfer taxes, etc.
Any state agency requiring real property in connection with any program or project shall, as soon as practicable after the date of payment of the purchase price or the date of deposit into court of funds to satisfy the award of compensation in a condemnation proceeding to acquire real property, whichever is the earlier, reimburse the owner, to the extent the state agency deems fair and reasonable, for expenses he or she necessarily incurred for recording fees, transfer taxes, expenses incidental to conveying the real property to the state agency, penalty costs for prepayment for any preexisting recorded mortgage entered into in good faith encumbering the real property, the pro rata portion of real property taxes paid which are allocable to a period subsequent to the date of vesting title in the state agency, or the effective date of possession of the real property by the state agency, whichever is the earlier.(Act 99-582, p. 1318, §16.)