Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1981 NO. 11 > Aug 11 1981
DISTRICTS ‑- PORT ‑- TAXATION ‑- BUDGET ‑- TIMING OF CERTAIN PORT DISTRICT PROPERTY TAX LEVIES  If a port district board of commissioners elects to conduct its annual budget hearing on the first Monday in December as permitted by RCW 53.35.045 instead of conducting that hearing as provided by RCW
AGO 1981 NO. 12 > Aug 12 1981
PENSIONS ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' AND FIRE FIGHTERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM ‑- MEMBERSHIP ON LOCAL DISABILITY BOARD  (1)  A municipal fire fighter or law enforcement officer who was first employed as such on or after October 1, 1977, and thus is classified as a Plan II member of the
AGO 1981 NO. 13 > Sep 23 1981
INSURANCE ‑- MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- WORKERS' COMPENSATION ‑- REDUCTION OF PAYMENTS UNDER "UNDERINSURED MOTORIST" COVERAGE OFFERED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 48.22 RCW (1) Except to the extent necessary to prevent a duplicative recovery, an insurer may not reduce the payments made to its insured under "
AGO 1981 NO. 14 > Oct 5 1981
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- DISCRIMINATION ‑- REMEDIES ‑- ESTABLISHMENT OF ANTI-DISCRIMINATION PROGRAMS BY CITIES AND TOWNS  (1) Section 5, chapter 259, Laws of 1981, does not withdraw any of the preexisting authority of cities or towns to enact ordinances to eliminate discrimination or create city human
AGO 1981 NO. 15 > Oct 15 1981
TAXATION ‑- PROPERTY ‑- MINERAL RIGHTS ‑- FOREST LAND ‑- OPEN SPACE, AGRICULTURAL AND FARM LAND  (1) One who owns mineral rights, separate and apart from ownership of the land itself, is not required to join the landowner in applying for classification or designation of the land as forest land,
AGO 1981 NO. 16 > Oct 23 1981
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES ‑- SALARIES ‑- LIMITATION ON SALARY INCREASES UNDER 1981 LEGISLATION  Although a reduction (from 183 to 180) in the number of days in the current (1981-82) school year during which the certificated employees of a certain school district will be
AGO 1981 NO. 17 > Nov 5 1981
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- LEGISLATORS ‑- SALARIES ‑- CONSTITUTIONALITY OF RESCISSION OF PROSPECTIVE PAY RAISES  The legislature may not constitutionally cancel, or rescind, prospective salary increases for its own members which are payable during the remainder of their current terms of
AGO 1981 NO. 18 > Nov 18 1981
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- STATE BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE EDUCATION ‑- COMMUNITY COLLEGES ‑- RESPECTIVE POWERS OF COLLEGE BOARD AND LOCAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES  (1) The State Board for Community College Education has the authority, under RCW 28B.50.090, to (a) specify the number of days in an
AGO 1981 NO. 19 > Nov 20 1981
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING SERVICES  State agencies which contract for architectural and engineering services pursuant to chapter 61, Laws of 1981 are not thereby exempt from filing such contracts with the Office of Financial Management under the
AGO 1981 NO. 20 > Nov 24 1981
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- STUDENTS ‑- STATE FUNDING ‑- EARLY RELEASE OF GRADUATING SENIORS  (1) RCW 28A.58.754(5), as amended by § 1, chapter 250, Laws of 1979, 1st Ex. Sess., permits a school district to conduct its graduation exercises five days prior to the end of the normal 180-day school year