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AGO 1962 No. 101 >  March 13, 1962
FEDERAL - STATE - JURISDICTION - TITAN MISSILE BASES IN GRANT COUNTY
FEDERAL ‑- STATE ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- TITAN MISSILE BASES IN GRANT COUNTY The federal government does not have exclusive criminal jurisdiction over the Titan missile bases in Grant county, nor does it have concurrent jurisdiction, since it has not complied with applicable federal law.  However, the state of Washington, in exercising its jurisdiction, may not act in a manner which will embarrass the federal government in the exercise of the powers and functions incident to the public purpose to which the lands are devoted.
AGO 1966 No. 109 >  October 4, 1966
COURTS - JUSTICE - JURISDICTION - FILIATION WARRANTS - 1961 JUSTICE COURT ACT
COURTS ‑- JUSTICE ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- FILIATION WARRANTS ‑- 1961 JUSTICE COURT ACT Though not determinative of the question, language expressed by the supreme court in the recent case of State v. Kline, 69 W.D.2d 109 [[69 Wn.2d 107]](1966, would seem to support a proposition that a filiation warrant issued under RCW 26.24.010 is a form of criminal process and hence has state‑wide [[statewide]] enforceability where issued by a justice court operating under the 1961 justice court act (chapter 299, Laws of 1961); however, only the court itself can finally decide this jurisdictional question.
AGO 1956 No. 188 >  January 18, 1956
RAILROADS - GRADE CROSSINGS - CITIES OF FIRST CLASS - JURISDICTION
RAILROADS ‑- GRADE CROSSINGS ‑- CITIES OF FIRST CLASS ‑- JURISDICTION In the absence of any language in section 8, chapter 310, clearly demonstrating that it was the legislature's intention to confer jurisdiction upon the commission in respect to signals and the apportionment of the cost for railroad crossings located within cities of the first class, such jurisdiction is lacking.
AGO 1954 No. 297 >  August 12, 1954
CEMETERY BOARD - JURISDICTION - CITY-OWNED CEMETERIES
CEMETERY BOARD ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- CITY-OWNED CEMETERIES The cemetery board has no jurisdiction over individual promoters of mausoleums on and for a cemetery owned and operated by a municipality.
AGO 1953 No. 18 >  April 23, 1953
NAVIGABLE WATERS - JURISDICTION - POLICE REGULATIONS ON LAKE WASHINGTON - ADMIRALTY - CONFLICT BETWEEN FEDERAL AND LOCAL JURISDICTION ON NAVIGABLE WATERS
NAVIGABLE WATERS ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- POLICE REGULATIONS ON LAKE WASHINGTON ‑- ADMIRALTY ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- CONFLICT BETWEEN FEDERAL AND LOCAL JURISDICTION ON NAVIGABLE WATERS The board of King county commissioners may make and enforce policing regulations upon Lake Washington, subject to the limitations that they may not constitute a burden upon interstate commerce, nor conflict with the exercise of the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States as set forth in Title 33, U.S.C.A.
AGO 1951 No. 163 >  November 2, 1951
INSURANCE COMMISSIONER - JURISDICTION - LOCAL HOUSING AUTHORITIES - PROJECTS IN WHICH FEDERAL HOUSING AUTHORITY HAS AN INTEREST
INSURANCE COMMISSIONER ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- LOCAL HOUSING AUTHORITIES ‑- PROJECTS IN WHICH FEDERAL HOUSING AUTHORITY HAS AN INTEREST The Insurance Commissioner of the State of Washington has jurisdiction over insurance transactions entered into within the state which involve coverage of housing projects, even though the federal Public Housing Administration has an interest in the property of such projects.
AGO 1951 No. 134 >  September 25, 1951
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE - JURISDICTION - TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS A justice of the peace has jurisdiction only as a committing magistrate or crimes requiring as punishment both fine and imprisonment.
AGO 1951 No. 420 >  January 10, 1951
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT - JURISDICTION
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ‑- JURISDICTION Washington State Board Against Discrimination in Employment is without jurisdiction to bring a complaint against an employee under stated facts.
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