Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1988 NO. 6 > Mar 10 1988

Chapter 74.21 RCW does not authorized the random assignment of new applicants for public assistance between the new family independence program and the existing assistance program.

AGO 1986 NO. 15 > Dec 30 1986

(1) The long-term care ombudsman, under chapter 43.190 RCW, may not reveal the identity of a person who has filed a complaint with the Ombudsman without having first either obtained the written consent of such person or been ordered to do so by a court of competent jurisdiction. (2) The ombudsman may reveal the identity of a complainant to those persons within the Department of Social and Health Services having supervisory responsibility over the Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman. (3) Files maintained by the long-term care ombudsman program may be disclosed to persons outside the office of the long-term care ombudsman if the disclosure is made in such a manner as not to reveal the identity of complainants or residents of long-term care facilities mentioned in such files.

AGLO 1973 NO. 34 > Mar 7 1973

Consideration of the availability of funds received from the sale of bonds authorized by Referendums 29 and 31 for the construction and acquisition of a criminal justice court as contemplated by Senate Bill 2132 and House Bill 168 (1973).