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1854-, Session Laws of Washington
Laws of the Territory/State of Washington enacted by the Legislative Assembly in the year ____: title varies, 1854–, Olympia, var. state printers,
1854–. (The pre-statehood history of present-day Washington was mostly bound up with a larger area called the Oregon territory. At the end of the
eighteenth century the phrase “Oregon Territory ” signified a vast but amorphous area stretching from somewhere above the Spanish settlements in California
to somewhere below the Russian settlements in Alaska, and including everything between the Rockies and the Pacific. Spain, Russia, Great Britain, and
the United States all made equally nebulous claims on the area. By 1818 the lack of forces on the ground having rendered the Spanish claims
untenable, the United States and Great Britain attempted to exclude all other parties by signing a Convention of Joint Occupation. The reality of the latter
was confirmed in 1821, when Russia agreed to limit its settlements to areas within present-day Alaska. The joint U.S./U.K. occupation kept the peace for
a decade or two while the area was virtually unpopulated. A legislature of sorts functioned in the more American part of the territory during
1844-49. The laws adopted by that body can be found in the compiled laws of Oregon, 1853. By the mid-1840s there were sufficient American settlers in the
southern portions of the condominium that determining who was in charge came near to being a causus belli. Fortunately, in 1846 President Polk negotiated
a treaty that conceded everything north of the forty-nine parallel, and all of Vancouver Island, to Great Britain. In 1848 Congress organized
everything south of the forty-nine parallel as the Territory of Oregon. The Territory of Oregon Legislative Assembly first met in July of 1849. In 1854 the
area comprising the present-day State of Washington had been severed off and organized into Washington Territory. The first session of the Washington
Territory Legislative Assembly met in December, 1854. Statehood came on 22 February 1889, with the first session of the Washington State Legislative
Assembly meeting in December 1889.)
Title:   Statutes of the Territory of Washington.
OCLC Number:   506264341
Available Volumes
NameFiche CountOnlinePaper Backup
1877 Oct 6th Bien SessYesYes
1879 Oct 7th Bien SessYesYes
1893 Jan 3rd SessYesYes
1895 Jan 4th SessYesYes
1897 Jan 5th SessYesYes
1899 Jan 6th SessYesYes
1901 Jan 7th Sess.YesNo
1903 Jan 8th Sess.YesNo
1905 Jan 9th Sess.YesNo
1907 Jan 10th Sess.YesNo
1909 Jan 11th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1909 Jun Ext. Sess.YesNo
1911 Jan 12th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1913 Jan 13th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1915 Jan 14th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1917 Jan 15th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1919 Jan 16th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1920 Mar Ext. Sess.YesNo
1921 Jan 17th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1923 Jan 18th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1925 Jan 19th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1925 Nov 19th Ext. Sess.YesNo
1927 Jan 20th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1929 Jan 21st Reg. Sess.YesNo
1931 Jan 22nd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1933 Jan 23rd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1933 Dec Ext. Sess.YesNo
1935 Jan 24th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1937 Jan 25th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1939 Jan 26th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1941 Jan 27th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1943 Jan 28th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1944 Mar 28th Ext. Sess.YesNo
1945 Jan 29th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1947 Jan 30th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1949 Jan 31st Reg. Sess.YesNo
1950 Jul 31st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1951 Jan 32nd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1951 Mar 32nd 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1951 Aug 32nd 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1953 Jan 33rd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1953 Jan 33rd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1955 Jan 34th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1955 Mar 34th Ext. Sess.YesNo
1957 Jan 35th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1959 Jan 36th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1959 Mar 36th Ext. Sess.YesNo
1961 Jan 37th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1961 Jan 37th Reg. Sess. Pt. 2YesNo
1961 Mar 37th Ext. Sess.YesNo
1963 Jan 38th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1963 Mar 38th Ext. Sess.YesNo
1965 Jan 39th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1965 Mar 39th Ext. Sess.YesNo
1967 Jan 40th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1967 Mar 40th Ext. Sess.YesNo
1969 Jan 41st Reg. Sess.YesNo
1969 Mar 41st 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1969 Mar 41st 1st Ext. Sess. Pt. 2YesNo
1970 Jan 41st 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1971 Jan 42nd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1971 Mar 42nd 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1973 Jan 43rd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1973 Mar 43rd 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1973 Sept 43rd 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1974 Jan 43rd 3rd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1975 Jan 44th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1975 Mar 44th 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1975 Jul 44th 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1977 Jan 45th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1977 Mar 45th 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1979 Jan 46th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1979 Mar 46th 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1981 Jan 47th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1981 Jan 47th Reg. Sess. Pt. 2YesYes
1981 Apr 47th 1st Ext. Sess.YesYes
1981 Nov 47th 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1982 Jan 47th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1982 Mar 47th 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1982 Jun 47th 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1983 Jan 48th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1983 Jan 48th Reg. Sess. Pt. 2YesNo
1983 Apr 48th 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1983 May 48th 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1983 Sept 48th 3rd Ext. Sess.YesYes
1984 Jan 48th Reg. Sess.YesYes
1985 Jan 49th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1985 Jan 49th Reg. Sess. Pt. 2YesNo
1985 Jun 49th 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1986 Jan 49th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1986 Aug 49th 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1987 Jan 50th Reg. Sess.YesNo
1987 Jan 50th Reg. Sess. Pt. 2YesNo
1987 Apr 50th 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1990 Jan 51st Reg Sess Vol. 2YesYes
1990 Mar 51st 1st Ext SessYesYes
1990 Jun 51st 2nd Ext SessYesYes
1992 Jan 52nd Reg SessYesYes
1993 Jan 53rd Reg Sess Vol. 1YesYes
1993 Jan 53rd Reg Sess Vol. 2YesYes
1993 Apr 53rd 1st Spec SessYesNo
1994 Jan 53rd Reg Sess Vol. 1YesNo
1995 Jan 54th Reg Sess Vol. 1YesYes
1995 Jan 54th Reg Sess Vol. 2YesNo
1995 Apr 54th 1st Spec SessYesNo
1995 May 54th 2nd Spec SessYesNo
1995 Oct 54th 3rd Spec SessYesYes
1996 Jan 54th Reg Sess V.1YesYes
1996 Jan 54th Reg Sess V.2YesYes
1997 Jan 55th Reg Sess V.1YesYes
1997 Jan 55th Reg Sess V.2YesNo
1997 Sep 55th 1st Spec SessYesNo
1998 Jan 55th Reg Sess V.1YesNo
1998 Jan 55th Reg Sess V.2YesYes
1999 Jan 56th Reg Sess V.2YesNo
1999 May 56th 1st Spec SessYesNo
2000 Jan 56th Reg Sess V.1YesNo
2000 Jan 56th Reg Sess V.2YesNo
2000 Mar 56th 1st Spec SessYesNo
2000 Apr 56th 2nd Spec SessYesNo
2001 Jan 57th Reg Sess V. 1YesNo
2001 Jan 57th Reg Sess V. 2YesNo
2001 Apr 57th 1st Spec SessYesNo
2001 Jun 57th 2nd Spec SessYesNo
2001 Jul 57th 3rd Spec SessYesNo
2002 Jan 57th Reg Sess V. 2YesNo
2003 Jan 58th Reg Sess V. 1YesNo
2003 Jan 58th Reg Sess V. 2YesNo
2003 May 58th 1st Spec SessYesNo
2003 Jun 58th 2nd Spec SessYesNo
2003 Dec 58th 3rd Spec SessYesNo
2004 Jan 58th Reg Sess V. 1YesNo
2004 Jan 58th Reg Sess V. 2YesNo
2005 Jan 59th Reg Sess V. 1YesNo
2005 Jan 59th Reg Sess V. 2YesNo
2006 Jan 59th Reg Sess Vol. 2YesYes
2007 Jan 60th Reg Sess Vol. 2YesYes
2007 Jan 60th Reg Sess Vol. 3YesYes
2007 Nov 60th Spec SessYesYes
2008 Jan 60th Reg Sess Vol. 1YesYes
2008 Jan 60th Reg Sess Vol. 2YesYes
2009 Jan 61st Reg Sess Vol. 1YesYes
2009 Jan 61st Reg Sess Vol. 2YesYes
2009 Jan 61st Reg Sess Vol. 3YesYes
2009 Jan 61st Reg Sess Vol. 4YesYes
2010 Jan 61st Reg Sess Vol. 1YesYes
2010 Jan 61st Reg Sess Vol. 2YesYes
2010 Jan 61st Reg Sess Vol. 3YesYes
2010 Mar 61st Spec SessYesYes
2010 Dec 61st 2nd Spec SessYesNo
2011 Jan 62nd Reg Sess Vol. 1YesNo
2011 Jan 62nd Reg Sess Vol. 2YesNo
2011 Jan 62nd Reg Sess Vol. 3YesNo
2011 Apr 62nd Spec Sess Vol. 3YesNo
2011 Apr 62nd Spec Sess Vol. 4YesNo