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AGO Opinions with Topic: STANDING OF GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY TO PETITION ANOTHER AGENCY FOR RULE‑MAKING PROCEEDINGS
AGLO 1977 No. 19 >  April 28, 1977
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - RULES AND REGULATIONS - ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT - STANDING OF GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY TO PETITION ANOTHER AGENCY FOR RULE‑MAKING PROCEEDINGS
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW ‑- RULES AND REGULATIONS ‑- ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT ‑- STANDING OF GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY TO PETITION ANOTHER AGENCY FOR RULE‑MAKING PROCEEDINGS In view of a recent decision by the Washington supreme court holding that a governmental agency is not a "person" within the meaning of the state administrative procedures act, a federal agency such as the Federal Trade Commission is not legally entitled, under RCW 34.04.060, to submit a petition to the Washington state liquor control board to amend or repeal regulations previously adopted by that state agency.
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