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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1950 NO. 249 >
LIABILITY OF EMPLOYERS FOR INTEREST UPON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION CONTRIBUTIONS DELINQUENTLY PAID 1. One has constructive knowledge of statutes and regulations promulgated pursuant to statutory authority. 2. The Commissioner of the Employment Security Department has no authority to waive an
AGO 1950 NO. 250 >
PAYMENTS UNDER STATE BONUS LAW OR INSURANCE ADJUSTMENT BENEFITS TO RECIPIENTS OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE Payments under the state bonus law or the insurance adjustment benefits are income and resources under the public assistance laws of this state.          
AGO 1950 NO. 251 >
CANVASSING PERIOD -- MUNICIPAL AND DISTRICT ELECTIONS HELD WITHIN 2ND AND 9TH CLASS COUNTIES Canvassing periods of elections held in second to ninth class counties may not, by rule of the Secretary of State, be made to conform to the canvassing period of elections held in Class A and first
AGO 1950 NO. 252 >
ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES FOR PUBLIC OFFICE A person convicted of an infamous crime, whose civil rights have been restored, is eligible to become a candidate for public office providing he is otherwise qualified.                
AGO 1950 NO. 253 >
COST OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RECIPIENT'S CARE, INCLUDING PERSONAL INCIDENTALS AND CLOTHING, IN COUNTY INFIRMARY Under chapter 6, Laws of 1949, the Department of Social Security may include in a recipient's grant the total cost of care in a county infirmary, including clothing and personal incidentals
AGO 1950 NO. 254 >
SCHOOL DIRECTOR MOVING FROM ONE DIRECTOR'S DISTRICT TO ANOTHER DIRECTOR'S DISTRICT WITHIN THE SAME SCHOOL DISTRICT Change of residence during his term by a school director of a second class district from one director's district to another director's district within the school district does not
AGO 1950 NO. 255 >
COUNTY ROAD BONDS ‑- RETIREMENT County road bonds retirement and interest may be effected by use of proceeds of ten mill levy and gas tax refund. Property tax levy not necessary unless shortage in funds during last five years prior to bond maturity.         
AGO 1950 NO. 256 >
EXECUTION OF APPLICATION FOR VETERAN'S BONUS BY SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE MENTAL HOSPITAL ON BEHALF OF INMATE State mental hospital superintendent is not authorized to execute veteran's bonus application on behalf of inmate unless appointed legal guardian.         
AGO 1950 NO. 257 >
SALARY OF EXPERT ASSISTANTS HIRED BY COUNTY ASSESSOR Expert assistants, timber cruisers who are not deputized, hired by the County Assessor at a salary greater than his own, are not subject to the limitation of compensation found in chapter 200, Laws of 1949 (4200-5a Rem. Supp. 1949).   
AGO 1950 NO. 258 >
TOWN ELECTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SEWERAGE SYSTEM AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR FINANCING THEREOF 1. Town elections in other than Class A and first class counties are to be conducted and canvassed by the town council. 2. A town election is not invalid where notice thereof was given prior to final