RCW 77.12.037: Acquisition, use, and management of property—Condemnation—When authorized

Published: 2015

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RCWs > Title 77 > Chapter 77.12 > Section 77.12.037



RCW 77.12.037

Acquisition, use, and management of property—Condemnation—When authorized.

The commission may acquire by gift, easement, purchase, lease, or condemnation lands, buildings, water rights, rights-of-way, or other necessary property, and construct and maintain necessary facilities for purposes consistent with this title. The commission may authorize the director to acquire property under this section, but the power of condemnation may only be exercised by the director when an appropriation has been made by the legislature for the acquisition of a specific property, except to clear title and acquire access rights-of-way.
The commission may sell, lease, convey, or grant concessions upon real or personal property under the control of the department.
[2000 c 107 § 4; 1995 1st sp.s. c 2 § 23 (Referendum Bill No. 45, approved November 7, 1995); 1983 1st ex.s. c 46 § 9; 1955 c 212 § 1; 1955 c 12 § 75.08.040. Prior: 1949 c 112 § 7(2); Rem. Supp. 1949 § 5780-206(2). Formerly RCW 75.08.040.]


Referral to electorate—1995 1st sp.s. c 2: See note following RCW 77.04.013.

Effective date—1995 1st sp.s. c 2: See note following RCW 43.17.020.
Tidelands reserved for recreational use and taking of fish and shellfish: RCW 79.125.740, 79.125.750.