Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1956 NO. 250 >

1. House Joint Resolution No. 22 if ratified by the voters in November will permit the State to take immediate possession of property involved in a condemnation action for purposes other than highway right of way. 2. The term "state" as used in House Joint Resolution No. 22 does not include counties, cities, towns and other municipal corporations.