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RCW 79.36.490: Railroad right-of-way—Release or payment of damages

Published: 2015

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RCWs > Title 79 > Chapter 79.36 > Section 79.36.490



RCW 79.36.490

Railroad right-of-way—Release or payment of damages.

When the construction or proposed construction of said railroad affects the value of improvements on state lands not situated on the right-of-way or extra widths, the applicant for said right-of-way shall file with the department a valid release of damages duly executed by the owner or owners of such improvements, or a certified copy of a judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, showing that compensation for the damages resulting to such owner or owners, as ascertained in accordance with existing law, has been made or paid into the registry of such court.
[2003 c 334 § 389; 1927 c 255 § 90; RRS § 7797-90. Prior: 1915 c 147 § 13; 1901 c 173 § 4. Formerly RCW 79.01.360, 79.36.130.]


Intent—2003 c 334: See note following RCW 79.02.010.