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LAWS OF WASHINGTON.

CHAPTER 1.

[S. B. 9 ] APPROPRIATION FOR LEGISLATIVE EXPENSES. An Act appropriating the sum of seventy thousand dollars or so

much thereof as may be necessary for the expenses of the Tenth Legislature.

tion $70,000.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Washington:

Section 1. That there be and there is hereby appro- Appropriapriated out of the funds of the State of Washington the sum cf seventy thousand dollars ($70,000) or so much thereof as may be necessary to be used for the purposes of the Tenth Legislature of the State of Washington.

Passed the Senate January 16, 1907.
Passed the House January 16, 1907.
Approved by the Governor January 18, 1907.

CHAPTER 2.

(H. B. 1.] APPROPRIATION FOR OPERATION OF JUTE MILL AT

PENITENTIARY.

AN Act appropriating the sum of ninety thousand dollars from

the revolving fund for the purchase of jute and operations of the jute mill at the State Penitentiary.

tion 90,000.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Washington:

Section 1. That there be and is hereby appropriated Appropriaout of the revolving fund of the State Penitentiary the sum of ninety thousand dollars ($90,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be used for the purchase of jute and the operations of the jube mill at the State Penitentiary.

Passed the House January 16, 1907.
Passed the Senate January 16, 1907.
Approve, by the Governor January 18, 1907.

CHAPTER 3.

[S. B. 101.]
PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF CERTAIN SHORE LANDS

AND CREATING ALASKA-YUKON-PACIFIC EXPOSITION
FUND.

AN Act to provide for the establishment of harbor lines, survey.

flatting and appraisal of shore lands of the first class of lakes Washington and Union, in King county, Washington, the sale and disposition of said shore lands, the creation of the Alaska Yukon-Pacific Exposition fund, and declaring an emergency.

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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Washington:
SECTION 1. The Board of State Land Commissioners

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of the State of Washington acting as a Board of Harbor
Line Commission or other proper official capacity as now
authorized by law, shall, as soon as possible after the

passage of this act, and not later than July 1, 1907, estabEstablish

lish harbor lines in Lakes Washington and Union, situated bor line.

in King county, Washington, in front of the city of Seattle, as the corporate limits shall at that time be established, and including also the city of Columbia in the event said city be not at that time consolidated with the city of Seattle, and to extend such harbor lines such distance on

either side from the said corporate limits of the said city Survey and of Seattle as required by any existing law; and to survey, approval of shore lands. plat, examine and appraise such shore lands of the first

class within or in front of the limits of said city of Seattle and the city of Columbia if the said city be not then consolidated with the city of Seattle, and within two miles of said city of Seattle on either side, said establishment of said harbor lines, survey, platting, examination and appraisal shall be done and performed in the mode and manner and in compliance with any existing law of this

staʼc, not inconsistent with the provisions of this act: Appraisers. Provided, however, That the State Board of Tax Commis

sioners, together with the Attorney General, shall act with the Board of State Land Commissioners in appraising said shore lands. After the establishment of said harbor lines

and the survey, platting, examination and appraisal as Filing aforesaid, a copy of the plat and record thereof, as replat.

quired by existing law, shall be deposited with the coun

ty auditor of King county, Washington, and another copy shall be delivered to the Commissioner of Public Lands of this state, and the same shall be filed and safely kept as required by law, and before delivering said plat and record to the Commissioner of Public Lands the notice shall be given as required by law, and the same shall be subject to inspection and appeal from said appraisement fixed by Appeal. said commission, and all other proceedings be and remain the same as now provided by law, except as may be changed or altered by this act.

SEC. 2. Within twenty (20) days following the filing of the final appraisal of said shore lands with the Commissioner of Public Lands, the owner or owners of lands abutting or fronting upon said shore lands, and all other persons, firms, or corporations having the preference right of purchase, as provided by any existing law of this state, may apply for the purchase of said shore lands in Application. the mode and manner required or authorized by any existing law of this state, except as modified or amended by the provision of this act. Such application shall be in writing and filed within said twenty (20) days, and if at the end of said twenty days there shall be no conflicting applications filed, the applicant shall be deemed to have the right of purchase. And if at the expiration of said twenty days Contest. two or more applications shall have been filed for any tract conflicting with each other, such proceedings shall be had as is authorized or required by any existing law, except as may be changed by this act: Provided, however, That in case of contest, interest shall be charged upon the ap- Interest. praised value at the rate prescribed by law from the date of the expiration of said twenty day period, and such interest shall be paid at the time the first installment of principal is made, and no contract shall issue unless such interest be paid. Any of said shore lands remaining unsold and where there is no pending application for the purchase of the same, shall be sold in the same manner as provided by law for the sale of school and granted lands.

Sec. 3. All of said shore lands whether sold to any applicant as above provided, or sold at public auction, in Payment. cases where there is no pending application as above pro

Sale.

Proceeds constitute fund.

Existing law shall control.

vided, shall be paid for by the purchasers in three equal installments, the first of which payments shall be made at the time of the issuance of a contract by the state to the purchaser therefor, and the two remaining installments within one and two years from the date of such contract, and all other provisions of the existing laws of this state governing the matter of the sale of the state's granted, school, tide and other lands shall govern and control the sale and disposition of said shore lands, except as modified or changed by the provisions of this act.

Sec. 4. All of the proceeds of the sale of said shore lands, principal and interest, shall, when collected, be paid to the State Treasurer, and there is hereby created the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition fund to consist of the proceeds of said sales of said shore lands, both principa! and interest.

Sec. 5. The provisions of any existing law of this state relating to the selection, survey, management, reclamation, lease and disposition of the state's granted, school, tide, oyster and other lands or harbor areas, or any other law of this state applicable thereto, shall control and govern the establishment of the harbor lines, survey, platting, appraisal, sale and disposition of the shore lands mentioned in this act, except as modified, altered or repealed by the provisions of this act.

Sec. 6. Those shore lands in section 16, township 25 north, range 4 E., W. M., lying in front of the limits of what is known as the University of Washington site, and all shore lands within the harbor lines or waterway lines herein provided for, which lie in front of any public park donated to or belonging to the city of Seattle, or in front of any lands which may have been acquired by the city of Seattle for park purposes prior to the final appraisal of the shore lands, are exempted from sale hereunder. The lands lying in front of the University site are hereby donated to the University of Washington and shall be held and used for University purposes only. The shore lands lying in front of the public parks, and acquired lands hereinabove referred to, are donated to the city of Seattle: Provided, however, That all such lands donated to the city

Certain shore lands exempt from sale.

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