Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1994 NO. 21 >

Section 2(2), chapter 260, Laws of 1994, creating a new limited entry Dungeness crab—coastal fisheries license, effective January 1, 1995, requires that the vessel which meets the historical criteria outlined in chapter 260 be the same vessel designated on the 1994 qualifying license at the time the 1995 license is sought.

AGLO 1981 NO. 23 >

In view of the subsequent enactment of RCW 66.08.120, a part of the 1933 State Liquor Code, a county may not lawfully grant a "retail license" to an establishment selling liquor pursuant to the territorial statute codified as RCW 67.14.040.

AGO 1974 NO. 23 >

If a surface mining operation for which a state permit has been issued under chapter 64, Laws of 1970, constitutes a "development" as defined in § 3 of the shoreline management act of 1971 (RCW 90.58.030) and is inconsistent with the properly formulated master program for the use of shorelines within the city in which it is occurring, as developed in accordance with RCW 90.58.080, such surface mining operation will be prohibited by RCW 90.58.140 if undertaken on those shorelines.

AGO 1975 NO. 24 >

(1) Nothing contained in chapter 19.68 RCW or in any other state statute prohibits a licensed physician from owning part or all of a nursing home in which he is responsible for any patient care.  (2) Because of RCW 19.68.010, a physician is not entitled to receive a financial benefit from the services or goods furnished to patients of a nursing home or other institution for patient care in which the physician holds some ownership interest when the physician prescribes the services or goods that such institution furnishes to the patient or when the physician refers the patient to the institution.

AGLO 1979 NO. 25 >

A corporation may be licensed as an "associate real estate broker" under RCW 18.85.010, et seq.

AGO 1972 NO. 26 >

A juvenile court is required by RCW 13.04.120 to forward to the department of motor vehicles the record of its handling and disposition of all juvenile traffic violation cases coming before such court.

AGO 1968 NO. 27 >

RCW 18.53.140 (5) does not allow the transferee of the name of a lawfully licensed optometrist to in turn transfer that name to another optometrist so as to make it possible for this second transferee to also practice optometry under such transferred name.

AGO 1961 NO. 28 >

The payment of the $5.00 license fee provided for in RCW 46.16.080 does not permit an emergency tow car to lift and haul any portion of a towed vehicle over and along the public highways.

AGO 1963 NO. 29 >

Section 3, chapter 230, Laws of 1963 (cf. RCW 26.04.180), which provides that a marriage license issued pursuant to the provisions of that chapter shall be void if the marriage is not solemnized within thirty days of the date of issuance of the license applies only to those licenses issued after, and not before, the effective date of the act, June 13, 1963.

AGLO 1976 NO. 29 >

While the "Business Coordination Act" (chapter 68, Laws of 1975-76, 2nd Ex. Sess.) will apply to grocers seeking licenses issued by the state pharmacy board, it will only apply in the case of those licenses under the board's jurisdiction which are germane to a grocery operation.