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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1973 NO. 74 > Jul 11 1973

A bona fide charitable or non profit organization which has been conducting raffles over the past several months in accordance with chapter 280, Laws of 1971, Ex. Sess., as amended by chapter 141, Laws of 1972, Ex. Sess. (RCW 9.47.300, et seq.) and/or a county ordinance to the same effect may not continue to do so without obtaining a license from the state gambling commission after chapter 218, Laws of 1973, Ex. Sess., becomes effective on July 16, 1973.

AGO 1953 NO. 138 > Sep 25 1953

A city of the first class has no power granted to it to tax or license an illegal activity such as gambling.

AGO 1962 NO. 186 > Dec 21 1962

An out-of-state fireworks manufacturer who desires to ship his product into this state must obtain a Washington manufacturer's license unless his product is exclusively dangerous fireworks intended for public display, in which case his product may be classified for an importer or wholesaler holding a Washington license.

AGO 1956 NO. 298 > Jul 12 1956

A sales agent who offers for sale automobiles of his principal, but who has no right to approve or enter into sales agreements binding upon the principal, is not required to obtain an automobile dealer's license.