Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1974 NO. 7 > Mar 25 1974

A municipal peace officer may not execute a warrant issued by a municipal court under RCW 3.50.180 outside of the territorial boundaries of the peace officer's municipality.

AGO 1959 NO. 46 > Jun 24 1959

RCW 36.17.040, authorizing the payment of salaries bimonthly to county employees, as amended by chapter 300, Laws of 1959, supersedes RCW 36.22.050, restricting the issuance of warrants for ten days after the date of allowance.

AGO 1964 NO. 104 > May 21 1964

Drainage district commissioners may not issue warrants independently of the county auditor's office.  The commissioners authorize the issuance of warrants but the mechanical procedure of issuance must be performed by the county auditor.

AGO 1951 NO. 140 > Oct 1 1951

Treasurer required to issue warrant call on general school district funds in same manner as warrant calls are made on general funds of counties, cities and towns.

AGO 1958 NO. 183 > Apr 23 1958

The auditor is required, under RCW 7.32.060, 7.32.070 to issue a warrant to the order of the judgment creditor in garnishment when directed by the superior court to do so.