Washington State

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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1956 NO. 203 > Feb 14 1956

Interest bearing warrants may legally be drawn upon county hospital fund provided the obligations to be met by such warrants were incurred within the limits of the appropriations as set by the county hospitalization budget.

AGO 1953 NO. 504 > Mar 27 1953

The Board of County Commissioners may employ a radiologist to serve a county hospital on a contract based on a fixed percentage of X-ray charges at such hospital.  While the county hospital's primary responsibility is to the indigent, it may also accept paying patients and must accept bona fide emergency patients.