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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1974 NO. 2 > Jan 7 1974
COURTS ‑- DISTRICT COURT COMMISSIONER ‑- JUSTICE OF THE PEACE ‑- DEFINITION OF "MAGISTRATE" A district court commissioner, when appointed and vested with the powers of a justice of the peace under chapter 3.42 RCW, comes within the definition of a "magistrate" as set forth in RCW 2.20.010 and 2.20.
AGLO 1974 NO. 3 > Jan 7 1974
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- GOVERNOR ‑- DECLARATION OF HOLIDAY It is not a violation of Article VIII, §§ 5 or 7 of the state Constitution for the governor to proclaim a legal holiday in accordance with the authority granted to him in RCW 1.16.050
AGLO 1974 NO. 4 > Jan 9 1974
DISTRICTS ‑- FIRE PROTECTION ‑- FEES ‑- AMBULANCES A fire protection district which is providing ambulance services is not authorized to charge a fee for those services
AGLO 1974 NO. 5 > Jan 9 1974
DISTRICTS ‑- FIRE PROTECTION ‑- MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- CONTRACTS FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES Taxing district which constitute "municipal corporations" under chapter 64, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess.; determination of the rate of compensation to be paid by a municipal corporation for
AGLO 1974 NO. 6 > Jan 15 1974
MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- TAXATION ‑- LEGISLATURE ‑- CONSTITUTIONALITY OF USING CERTAIN GASOLINE TAX REVENUES FOR OTHER THAN HIGHWAY PURPOSES The legislature may constitutionally authorize counties and cities to impose and collect a license fee on motor vehicles and/or a tax on motor vehicle fuel and to
AGLO 1974 NO. 7 > Jan 17 1974
PLATS AND PLATTING ‑- SUBDIVISIONS ‑- APPLICABILITY OF CHAPTER 271, LAWS OF 1969, 1st EX. SESS., TO CERTAIN PREVIOUSLY PLATTED AREAS The provisions of chapter 271, Laws of 1969, 1st Ex. Sess. (now codified as chapter 58.17 RCW) are applicable to the sale of undeveloped lots in an area previously
AGLO 1974 NO. 8 > Jan 18 1974
MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- LICENSE PLATES ‑- FEES ‑- RENEWAL OF PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES If a motor vehicle owner acquired personalized license plates under RCW 46.16.355 prior to the effective date of chapter 200, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess., such an owner is now required by the provisions of § 7 of
AGLO 1974 NO. 9 > Jan 21 1974
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- PROSECUTING ATTORNEY-CORONER-SHERIFF ‑- SALARY OR FEES In a fourth class county, where the prosecuting attorney serves as ex officio coroner, and where, due to a vacancy in the office of sheriff, the said prosecuting attorney in his capacity as coroner has also
AGLO 1974 NO. 10 > Jan 25 1974
CORPORATIONS ‑- ENGINEERING AND LAND SURVEY ‑- LEGALITY OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION TO PRACTICE ENGINEERING If a firm of professional engineers incorporates in order to practice that profession as a professional service corporation under the provisions of chapter 122, Laws of 1969 (now
AGLO 1974 NO. 11 > Jan 25 1974
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- REIMBURSEMENT OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES FOR USE OF THEIR OWN AUTOMOBILES ON COUNTY BUSINESS RCW 42.24.090 authorizes a board of county commissioners to prescribe by ordinance or resolution a mileage rate for the reimbursement of county officers and