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AGO 1981 No. 21 >  December 23, 1981
LANDLORD AND TENANT - FIRE
INSTALLATION OF SMOKE DETECTORS IN CERTAIN DWELLING UNITS To the extent that it requires smoke detection devices to be installed in all dwelling units occupied by persons other than the owner on and after December 31, 1981, RCW 48.28.140 [48.48.140] covers the ordinary landlord-tenant situation as generally defined and regulated by the Residential Landlord-tenant Act (chapter 59.18 RCW); accordingly, unless the legal relationship of owner-tenant also exists in a given case, the foregoing provision does not apply to dwelling units occupied by the grantor of a trust who continues to reside in the dwelling place or by his or her surviving spouse or family, or by a ward in a guardianship case, or by the donee of a dwelling unit under the Uniform Gift of Realty to Minors Act.
AGO 1974 No. 17 >  August 7, 1974
CHILDREN - HEALTH - SALE - FIRE - SALE OF FLAMMABLE CHILDREN'S SLEEPWEAR
CHILDREN ‑- HEALTH ‑- SALE ‑- FIRE ‑- SALE OF FLAMMABLE CHILDREN'S SLEEPWEAR (1) The term "children's sleepwear" as defined in § 3, chapter 211, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess., (RCW 70.110.030) includes both infant sizes 0-6X and children's sizes 7-14; in addition, it also includes junior or adult sizes of sleepwear which are the physical equivalent of those children's sizes even though not designated as such. (2) The provisions of chapter 211, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess., are currently enforceable within the purview of the preemption clauses of the Federal Flammable Fabrics Act and Consumer Product Safety Act, and their enforceability with respect to children's sizes 7-14 or the equivalent is not dependent upon the effectiveness of certain federal regulations establishing flammability standards for those sizes of children's sleepwear which are not scheduled to take effect until May 1, 1975.
AGO 1963 No. 58 >  September 19, 1963
DISTRICTS - FIRE - COMMISSIONERS - AUTHORITY OF ASSOCIATION TO INCORPORATE AS A NONPROFIT CORPORATION
DISTRICTS ‑- FIRE ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- AUTHORITY OF ASSOCIATION TO INCORPORATE AS A NONPROFIT CORPORATION An association of fire commissioners provided for by RCW 52.08.030 (5) does not have the authority to incorporate as a nonprofit corporation.
AGO 1965 No. 41 >  September 27, 1965
DISTRICTS - HOSPITALS - FIRE - AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE AMBULANCE SERVICE
DISTRICTS ‑- HOSPITALS ‑- FIRE ‑- AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE AMBULANCE SERVICE A hospital district or a fire protection district has the authority to expend public funds to provide ambulance service.
AGO 1965 No. 41 >  September 27, 1965
DISTRICTS - HOSPITALS - FIRE - AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE AMBULANCE SERVICE
DISTRICTS ‑- HOSPITALS ‑- FIRE ‑- AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE AMBULANCE SERVICE(1) A hospital district or a fire protection district has the authority to expend public funds to provide ambulance service.
AGO 1966 No. 80 >  April 4, 1966
DISTRICTS - FIRE - TRANSFER OF TERRITORY - PETITION - SIGNATURES REQUIRED
DISTRICTS ‑- FIRE ‑- TRANSFER OF TERRITORY ‑- PETITION ‑- SIGNATURES REQUIRED A transfer of territory from one fire district to another under RCW 52.24.090 may be accomplished without an election if three‑fifths of all the qualified electors in the area to be transferred sign the petition to transfer and merge the territory as provided in RCW 52.24.100.
AGO 1993 No. 17 >  November 17, 1993
DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY - FIRE - AIR - POLLUTION
Regulation of outdoor burning by the Department of Ecology RCW 70.94.775 prohibits outdoor burning of certain listed substances as well as any substance that normally emits dense smoke or obnoxious odors.  The Department of Ecology has authority under the Washington Clean Air Act, chapter 70.94 RCW, to adopt a regulation prohibiting the outdoor burning of substances not listed in RCW 70.94.775, if it concludes that the substances emit either dense smoke or obnoxious odors.
AGLO 1980 No. 1 >  January 9, 1980
COUNTIES - CITIES AND TOWNS - BUILDING - FIRE - PLATTING AND SUBDIVISIONS
COMPLIANCE WITH ACCESS REQUIRIEMENTS OF UNFORM FIRE CODE Explanation of the interrelationship between § 13.208 of the Uniform Fire Code, 1976 Edition, and the platting of subdivisions or short subdivisions under chapter 58.17 RCW and/or a local short subdivision ordinance; consideration of the respective roles of the original subdivider and subsequent purchasers of building lots in achieving compliance with the access requirements of § 13.208 of the Uniform Fire Code.
AGLO 1979 No. 10 >  February 9, 1979
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES - FOREST - FIRE
FUNDING STATE FOREST FIRE PROTECTION PROGRAM The State Department of Natural Resources may not expend monies from the Resource Management Cost Account or the Forest Development Account, over and above payment of fire patrol assessments under RCW 76.04.360, to fund the costs of the Forest Fire Protection Program provided for in chapter 76.04 RCW.
AGLO 1975 No. 9 >  January 31, 1975
FIRE - FOREST
FOREST FIRE PATROL ASSESSMENTS In the absence of further legislative action, § 87, chapter 195, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess., prescribes the rate for fire patrol assessments described in RCW 76.04.360 for the current year 1975 and subsequent calendar years.
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