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AGO 1971 No. 23 >  August 2, 1971
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES - ISSUANCE OF OCCUPATIONAL DRIVERS' PERMITS - GOVERNOR'S VETO POWER
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- ISSUANCE OF OCCUPATIONAL DRIVERS' PERMITS ‑- GOVERNOR'S VETO POWER On and after the effective day of chapter 284, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., portions of which were vetoed by the governor, occupational drivers' permits can continue to be issued in this state as provided for in RCW 46.20.390.
AGO 1975 No. 15 >  July 17, 1975
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES - PUBLIC RECORDS
ACCESS TO LISTS OF INDIVIDUALS UNDER INITIATIVE NO. 276 (1) In the absence of specific legal authorization or direction, a public agency governed by Initiative No.276 (chapter 42.17 RCW) is prohibited by RCW 42.17.260(5) from supplying the names of natural persons in list form when the person requesting such information from the public records of the agency intends to use it to contact or in some way personally affect the individuals identified on the list and when the purpose of the contact would be to facilitate that person's commercial activities.  (2) Application of above principles to several specific factual situations involving records in the custody of the state department of motor vehicles.
AGO 1968 No. 2 >  January 17, 1968
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES - LICENSES - OCCUPATIONAL DRIVERS' LICENSES
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES - LICENSES - OCCUPATIONAL DRIVERS' LICENSES (1) The judge with whom an application for an occupational driver's license is filed, rather than the director of the department of motor vehicles, has the initial responsibility to determine the eligibility of an applicant to be issued an occupational driver's license. (2) The director of the department of motor vehicles may review a court order for the issuance of an occupational driver's license in light of the department's own records to see if there has been compliance with both the procedural and substantive requirements of RCW 46.20.380 and 46.20.390. (3) Proof of the financial responsibility of an applicant for an occupational driver's license must be filed before a judge can issue an order for the issuance of an occupational driver's license. (4) A person who has been convicted for the first time of a particular offense relating to motor vehicles which requires the mandatory suspension or revocation of his driver's license, other than negligent homicide or manslaughter, is eligible for issuance of an occupational driver's license even though he has previously been convicted of other offenses relating to motor vehicles, also requiring the mandatory suspension or revocation of a driver's license, so long as at least one year has elapsed since his last previous conviction of such an offense; conversely, if the immediate conviction does not constitute the applicant's first conviction of the particular offense, he is not eligible for such a driver's license.
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