Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2016
Revenue and Taxation Code
Part 9. Corrections, Cancellations, and Refunds
Chapter 4. Cancellations
Article 5. Cancellation of Taxes on Exempt Property*
5083. Lien extinguished. If exempt property is acquired either by negotiated purchase or eminent domain any lien on the property for ad valorem taxes is extinguished as a matter of law upon the acquisition of the property, and the lien immediately transfers and attaches to the proceeds constituting the purchase price or award.
* Article 5 was added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 31, in effect January 1, 1980.