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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1949 NO. 179 >
CERTIFICATES OF BRAND INSPECTION AND CERTIFICATES OF PERMIT REQUIRED FOR TRANSPORTATION OR REMOVAL OF LIVESTOCK An official certificate of brand inspection is required on all cattle, horses, mules and asses, listing such livestock by kind, color, brand or tattoo marks, for removal from the State of
AGO 1949 NO. 180 >
LIABILITY OF STATE FOR SEVERANCE PAY TO EMPLOYEES OF AN OPERATOR UNDER CONTRACT WITH THE STATE The state cannot legally reimburse an operator under contract with the state for monies paid to employees as severance pay, where such pay was not contemplated in the contract.     
AGO 1949 NO. 181 >
TERRITORIAL LIMITS OF TOWNS (1) The one square mile territorial limitation on towns prescribed by Rem. Rev. Stat. 8935 has not been repealed by general laws relative to annexation of territory thereby. (2) The one square mile limitation on the territory of towns may be exceeded pursuant to Rem. Rev
AGO 1949 NO. 182 >
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FURNISHING BOND TO SECURE DUPLICATE WARRANTS Sections 11010, 11011 and 11012 Rem. Rev. Stat. do not require the furnishing of a bond by the United States Government in case of a lost or destroyed state warrant previously issued to the Federal Government before the execution of a
AGO 1949 NO. 183 >
VETERANS -- BONUS BONDS -- NEGOTIABILITY Bonds issued under the World War II veterans bonus act may be made negotiable by an act of the legislature.                         
AGO 1949 NO. 184 >
MEMBERS OF STATE LEGISLATURE BECOMING CANDIDATES FOR ELECTIVE POSITIONS IN CITIES State law does not restrict the right of present senators and representatives from becoming candidates for elective positions in cities, but city charters might contain some restrictions.      
AGO 1949 NO. 185 >
WELFARE RECORDS -- CONFIDENTIAL AND PRIVILEGED The proposed rules and regulations are within the statutory authority of the department and adequately protect the confidential and privileged information from disclosure in court proceedings.          
AGO 1949 NO. 186 >
VETERANS' BONUS -- CHARGES FOR PHOTOSTATING OR COPYING DOCUMENTS A charge may legally be made for photostating or copying documents to be used by veterans in applying for the bonus.                    
AGO 1949 NO. 187 >
TAXES -- THREE MILL LEVY BY METROPOLITAN PARK DISTRICTS Chapters 229, 230 and 231, Laws of 1949, do not preempt for the state the three mill tax levy authorized for Metropolitan Park District purposes until the legislature specifically so provides.         
AGO 1949 NO. 188 >
PUBLIC PRINTER -- PORT OF SEATTLE -- APPROPRIATIONS (1) Appropriation may be paid in kind as well as in cash. (2) Public printer may only perform work on requisition by state officials — he may not do work on requisition presented by Port of Seattle.