The requirement in RCW 36.17.020, as amended by § 1, chapter 226, Laws of 1969, Ex. Sess., that "one half the salary of each prosecuting attorney shall be paid by the state" does not impose an obligation upon the state to make one half of the employer's required payments for state retirement and social security coverage for such prosecuting attorneys as are participating in these retirement programs.
AGO 1969 NO. 20 > Oct 16 1969
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - COUNTY - PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS - SALARIES - PAYMENT OF ONE HALF BY STATE - FRINGE BENEFITS