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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1950 NO. 409 >

1. The legislature cannot amend the provisions of Initiative 178 by setting the maximum or ceiling values on home or personal property.2. The legislature cannot prescribe administrative procedures to be followed by the department in carrying out the provisions of Initiative 178.3. The legislation would be invalid legally, but would be declaratory of legislative policy.4. The legislature can enact legislation on the subject of relative responsibility.