United States Navy base — Exchange of property — Procedure.
The department is authorized to deed, by exchanges of property, to the United States Navy those tidelands necessary to facilitate the location of the United States Navy base in Everett. In carrying out this authority, the department shall request that the governor execute the deed in the name of the state attested to by the secretary of state. The department will follow the requirements outlined in RCW 79.17.050 in making the exchange. The department must exchange the state's tidelands for lands of equal value, and the land received in the exchange must be suitable for natural preserves, recreational purposes, or have commercial value. The lands must not have been previously used as a waste disposal site. Choice of the site must be made with the advice and approval of the board.
[2003 c 334 § 615; 1987 c 271 § 4. Formerly RCW 79.94.450.]
| Intent -- 2003 c 334: See note following RCW 79.02.010.|
Severability -- 1987 c 271: See note following RCW 79.130.050.