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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1976 NO. 1 > Jan 5 1976
DISTRICTS -- HOSPITALS -- CHURCHES -- CONTRACTS -- OPERATION OF PUBLIC HOSPITAL BY RELIGIOUS ORDER Without an express grant of statutory authority it would not be permissible for a public hospital district to contract with a private organization, including a religious order, for the operation of a
AGLO 1976 NO. 2 > Jan 5 1976
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- TRANSFER OF TERRITORY FROM ONE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ANOTHER When territory is transferred from one school district to another and a school building is situated within such territory, the question of whether, and to what extent, compensation must be paid by the receiving
AGLO 1976 NO. 3 > Jan 7 1976
TAXATION ‑- COUNTIES ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- IMPOSITION OF LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX Impact upon residents of incorporated cities and towns, and upon the governing bodies thereof, of a decision by the county within which they are located to impose a local sales and use tax under RCW 82.14.030
AGLO 1976 NO. 4 > Jan 9 1976
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- CHARTERS ‑- RESUBMISSION OF PROPOSED CITY CHARTER PROVISIONS FOLLOWING VOTER REJECTION Although the city council of a charter city does not, under present law, have the authority to prepare and submit a revised city charter, previously prepared by a board of freeholders but
AGLO 1976 NO. 5 > Jan 21 1976
BANKS AND BANKING ‑- TRUSTS ‑- MISMANAGEMENT OF TRUST BY MUTUAL SAVINGS BANKS (1) If a mutual savings bank is acting as a trustee under RCW 32.08.210, and if by reason of its mismanagement of a trust a loss is sustained for which the bank is legally liable, all of the assets of the bank will be
AGLO 1976 NO. 6 > Jan 28 1976
TAXATION ‑‑ PROPERTY ‑‑ EXPIRATION OF 106% LIMITATION UPON REGULAR PROPERTY TAXES The expiration date set forth in § 2, chapter 67, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess., is only applicable to the amendatory proviso contained in § 1 of that act and not to the entire 106% limitation upon regular property
AGLO 1976 NO. 7 > Jan 29 1976
CHIROPRACTORS ‑- PRESCRIPTION OF ORTHOPEDIC DEVICES BY CHIROPRACTORS Discussion of the circumstances under which a chiropractor may prescribe a back support for the treatment, maintenance and rehabilitation of a patient under his care and those under which a state agency will be required to pay for
AGLO 1976 NO. 8 > Feb 2 1976
LICENSES ‑- REAL ESTATE ‑- LICENSING OF NONRESIDENT REAL ESTATE SALESMEN Nothing in chapter 18.85 RCW, relating to the licensing of real estate salesmen, prohibits the issuance of a real estate license to a person whose residence is outside the state of Washington but works full time for a resident
AGLO 1976 NO. 9 > Feb 5 1976
CONFLICT OF INTEREST ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- STATE ‑- GIFTS TO STATE EMPLOYEES UNDER EXECUTIVE CONFLICT OF INTEREST ACT Unless modified by regulations promulgated by the governor under RCW 42.18.270, a "thing of economic value" as defined in RCW 42.18.140, prohibiting certain gifts to state employees,
AGLO 1976 NO. 10 > Feb 9 1976
COUNTIES ‑- TAXATION ‑- APPLICABILITY OF STATE BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX TO COUNTY DATA PROCESSING SERVICES The deduction from the measure of the business and occupation tax authorized by RCW 82.04.430(1) is applicable to a county which provides data processing services to other counties and