Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1951 NO. 444 >

State departments which derive their present status from the Administrative Code are required to maintain their principal offices in the State Capital.  This requirement applies to the Department of Public Institutions, Health, Conservation and Development, Labor and Industries, Agriculture, Licenses and the Department of Highways.

AGO 1953 NO. 500 >

Senate Bill No. 244 providing for the construction of a state office building in Seattle, to be paid for with employees retirement system funds does not contravene Constitution, Article II, §§ 19 or 37, nor does it impliedly repeal section 20, chapter 7, Laws of 1921.