SENATE BILL 5648
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Senator Moore.
Read first time February 12, 1991. Referred to Committee on Law & Justice.
AN ACT Relating to condominiums; adding a new section to chapter 64.34 RCW; and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 64.34 RCW to read as follows:
An owner of a building that is lawfully occupied wholly or partially by a tenant or subtenant for residential purposes pursuant to an oral, written, express, or implied rental agreement shall be prohibited from converting the building into a condominium as defined in RCW 64.34.020. The provisions of this section shall remain in full force and effect until ten years after the effective date of this section.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 2. This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect immediately.