HOUSE BILL 1267







                                52nd Legislature

                              1991 Regular Session



Passed by the House February 18, 1991

  Yeas 91   Nays 3




Speaker of the

    House of Representatives


Passed by the Senate March 29, 1991

  Yeas 44   Nays 0




President of the Senate



Approved Place Style On Codes above, and Style Off Codes below.









Governor of the State of Washington



I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 1267 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.




                                       Chief Clerk











                        Secretary of State   

                       State of Washington  



                                  HOUSE BILL 1267



                     Passed Legislature - 1991 Regular Session



State of Washington              52nd Legislature             1991 Regular Session


By Representatives Holland, Scott, Beck, Valle, Winsley and Wynne; by request of Department of Natural Resources.


Read first time January 25, 1991.  Referred to Committee on Natural Resources & Parks.Authorizing the board of natural resources to reconvey lands leased to counties used for sanitary landfills.

     AN ACT Relating to the reconveyance of state forest lands leased for sanitary landfills; and adding a new section to chapter 76.12 RCW.




     NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1.  A new section is added to chapter 76.12 RCW to read as follows:

     If the board of natural resources determines that any forest lands deeded to the board or the state pursuant to this chapter, which are leased to any county for uses which have as one permitted use a sanitary landfill and/or transfer station, are no longer appropriate for management by the board, the board may reconvey all of the lands included within any such lease to that county.  Reconveyance shall be by quitclaim deed executed by the chairman of the board.  Upon execution of such deed, full legal and equitable title to such lands shall be vested in that county, and any leases on such lands shall terminate.  A county that receives any such reconveyed lands shall indemnify and hold the state of Washington harmless from any liability or expense arising out of the reconveyed lands.