Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1950 NO. 239 >
SOCIAL SECURITY ‑- STATE'S RESPONSIBILITY ‑- GENERAL ASSISTANCE ‑- ASSUMPTION BY COUNTIES (1) The State Department of Social Security has the legal responsibility to administer general assistance and to provide funds over and above the two mill levy of the counties under the laws of this state. (2
AGO 1950 NO. 240 >
TOWNSHIPS ‑- TAXATION ‑- LEVY LIMITATIONS ‑- EXCESS OF, FOR BOND RETIREMENT ‑- ELECTION PROCEDURE FOR EXCESS OF ‑- BONDS ‑- VOTER REQUISITE TO AUTHORIZE (1) Township electorate may authorize tax levy in excess of 40 mill aggregate limitation, but not in excess of specific limitation, where purpose
AGO 1950 NO. 241 >
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- PARKING METERS ‑- ADVERTISING Use of parking meters on city streets for commercial advertising purposes is illegal.                                                                    - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                                                  
AGO 1950 NO. 242 >
SCHOOLHOUSE SITES IN DISTRICTS OF THE 2ND CLASS A majority vote of the electors is sufficient to authorize construction of a school building on a site previously selected where the existing site which will be abandoned was selected by a district which included only part of the area and voters of
AGO 1950 NO. 243 >
WATER ‑- PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY SELLING ASSETS TO A MUTUAL WATER COMPANY ‑- JURISDICTION OF PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Public Service Commission has jurisdiction over a mutual water company and could require it to continue service to non-members who refused to join it but who had been receiving
AGO 1950 NO. 244 >
GRAIN WAREHOUSES Section 2, chapter 103, Laws of 1947, has no application against any insurance carried by the third party owner on a grain warehouse building where the grain warehouse building is leased to a licensed grain warehouseman
AGO 1950 NO. 245 >
WASHINGTON STATE FRUIT COMMISSION ACT 1. The term of office of members of the advisory committees is from the date of their election until the next annual district meeting. The term of office of members of the state commodity committee is from the date of their respective selections by the
AGO 1950 NO. 246 >
SEWER DISTRICTS ‑- POWER OF COMMISSIONERS TO APPOINT PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR 1. The commissioners of a sewer district do not have authority to employ and pay a public relations director to publicize a proposed sewer revenue bond issue and may not provide him with district moneys for publicity
AGO 1950 NO. 247 >
ERECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF STOP SIGNS AT INTERSECTION OF COUNTY ROAD AND STATE HIGHWAYS The county having jurisdiction must erect and maintain stop signs upon all county roads at the point of intersection with any arterial primary or secondary state highway unless there has been a designation of
AGO 1950 NO. 248 >
RODENTICIDE Department of Health has no authority to make rules regulating use of rodenticides.                                                                   - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                                                     April 4, 1950 J. A. Kahl, M.D.Acting