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AGO 1964 No. 127 >  October 29, 1964
COUNTIES - CHANGE OF BOUNDARIES - TRANSFER OR ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY FROM ONE COUNTY TO ANOTHER - ENABLING LEGISLATION
COUNTIES ‑- CHANGE OF BOUNDARIES ‑- TRANSFER OR ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY FROM ONE COUNTY TO ANOTHER ‑- ENABLING LEGISLATION Under Article XI, § 3, of the Washington State Constitution, territory may be transferred from one county to another by (1) petition of the voters living in the territory to be transferred; and (2) compliance with general enabling legislation applicable to the entire state; however, since there is no existing enabling legislation, such legislation would have to be enacted for that purpose.
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