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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1955 NO. 178 >

1. The duties of the examining committee provided for in section 3, chapter 192, Laws of 1955, are to prepare questions, conduct examinations, and grade papers of the applicants for basic science certificate.  2. The director of licenses is the only official authorized to determine when, under applicable provisions of the law, examinations in the basic sciences may be waived.  3. In determining whether the state of Washington should establish reciprocity with any state in waiving basic science examinations the determination must be based upon the equality of the laws and regulations and not upon the manner in which such laws and regulations are administered in the several states.