Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1997 NO. 1 > Jan 10 1997
CRIMES - COURTS - SENTENCES - PROSECUTING ATTORNEY -Effect of completion of terms and conditions of deferred imposition of sentence or of suspension of execution of sentence upon defendant's criminal history record. 1.   By virtue of RCW 3.66.067, a criminal defendant whose imposition of sentence
AGO 1997 NO. 2 > Mar 13 1997
PUBLIC RECORDS ‑ DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH‑ AUTHORITY OF STATE RECORDS COMMITTEE TO SET RETENTION PERIOD FOR CERTAIN RECORDS PRODUCED BY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 1.         Diet information forms submitted to the Department of Health pursuant to a federal/state program, and computer analyses generated with
AGO 1997 NO. 3 > May 20 1997
ELECTIONS - CITIES RCW 35A.12.030 establishes the qualifications for city council member as (1) being a registered voter of the city at the time of filing a declaration for candidacy and (2) being a resident of the city for at least one year before the election; a person who meets these
AGO 1997 NO. 4 > Oct 7 1997
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS - EDUCATION - SCHOOLS - RELIGION - PUBLIC FUNDS - COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES - Including privately-operated schools and colleges in K-20 Educational Network  1.         It would not violate article VIII, section 7, of the state constitution to include privately-
AGO 1997 NO. 5 > Oct 6 1997
STATE - COUNTIES - CITIES AND TOWNS- MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS - PUBLIC FUNDS - Relationship of Intergovernmental Disposition of Property Act to RCW 43.09.210 1.         When one government disposes of property to another government pursuant to chapter 39.33 RCW, RCW 43.09.210 requires that the
AGO 1997 NO. 6 > Oct 10 1997
WATER - WATER RIGHTS - WELLS - Status in water rights system of exempt ground water withdrawals.  1.         Where a property owner wishes to develop land and supply the development with domestic water from several wells, and each well will pump less than 5000 gallons per day but all the wells
AGO 1997 NO. 7 > Oct 17 1997
CITIES AND TOWNS - LAWYERS- Manner by which optional municipal code city provides for legal services to the city government.  1.         Under RCW 35A.12.020, a mayor-council city operation under the optional municipal code may, by charter provision or ordinance, opt either to appoint a city
AGO 1997 NO. 8 > Nov 24 1997
POLITICAL PARTIES - ELECTIONS - Interpreting of laws concerning "major parties" 1.         Whenever a general election is conducted in an even-numbered year, any party with a candidate drawing five percent of the vote for any partisan statewide state or federal office qualifies as a "major party
AGO 1997 NO. 8 > Nov 24 1997
POLITICAL PARTIES - ELECTIONS - Interpreting of laws concerning "major parties." 1.         Whenever a general election is conducted in an even-numbered year, any party with a candidate drawing five percent of the vote for any partisan statewide state or federal office qualifies as a "major party