Washington Joint Tenancies in Property, Initiative 208 (1960)
The Washington Joint Tenancies in Property Initiative, also known as Initiative 208, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure authorized any two or more persons to become co-owners of any kind of property as joint tenants with rights of survivorship.
|Washington Initiative 208 (1960)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||AN ACT Relating to property; authorizing joint tenancies in real and personal property with common law incidents of survivorship and severability; allowing property rights of a deceased joint tenant to pass immediately upon death to the surviving joint tenant; prescribing methods and requirements for the creation of joint tenancies; providing that the transfer of property to surviving joint tenants shall not derogate from the rights of creditors; and repealing existing laws which abolished the right of survivorship as an incident of joint tenancies or tenancy by the entireties.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1960 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington Initiatives to the People
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