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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1951 NO. 153 >
EDUCATION ‑- AID TO CHILDREN OF DISABLED OR DECEASED VETERANS The phrase "state educational institution" as used in section 1, chapter 224, Laws of 1947, does not include high schools or other secondary schools, and any aid given under the provisions of chapter 224 should be made directly to the
AGO 1951 NO. 154 >
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ‑- STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT ‑- SICK LEAVE WITH FULL PAY ‑- ELIGIBILITY TO RECEIVE COMPENSATION BENEFITS DURING SAME PERIOD An employee of the State Highway Department who receives his full salary while on sick leave granted during his convalescence from an injury is not entitled to
AGO 1951 NO. 155 >
CHANGE IN STATUTORY FEE BASIS FOR OVERWEIGHT TRUCK PERMITS Where statute provides special permits for overweight vehicles with the prescribed fee at a certain yearly sum per vehicle Director of Highways may not substitute in lieu thereof a fee calculated on a mileage basis, but only those fleet
AGO 1951 NO. 156 >
GAME -- POWER TO MAKE ARRESTS AND SEARCHES Game protectors do have authority to stop and search automobiles and may do so without a warrant when the facts and circumstances before the officer are such that he has reasonable cause for believing that a violation has occurred.   
AGO 1951 NO. 157 >
DATE OF MUNICIPAL PRIMARIES Where the 28th day prior to a municipal election falls upon a holiday, the primary should be held upon the preceding day.                         
AGO 1951 NO. 158 >
REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX ‑- APPLICATION TO MERGER OF TWO CORPORATIONS A corporate merger is not a transfer of property as contemplated in the real estate excise tax, and therefore such tax does not apply.                
AGO 1951 NO. 159 >
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- AUTHORITY TO GRANT EASEMENTS ‑- TAX TITLE LANDS ‑- DISPOSAL BY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES A Board of County Commissioners may in its discretion grant an easement over and across tax title lands held in trust by the county under the authority and subject to
AGO 1951 NO. 160 >
OPERATION OF PUBLIC WAREHOUSE WITHOUT LICENSE Grandfather rights not applicable to storage warehouse laws.                                
AGO 1951 NO. 161 >
DISABILITY BENEFITS PAYABLE OVER PERIOD OF DISABILITY Upon approval of application for disability benefits, the payments should cover the period of the disability providing the member is not being carried on an employer's payroll.            
AGO 1951 NO. 162 >
DEDUCTIONS FOR WORKMAN'S COMPENSATION AWARDS FROM DISABILITY ALLOWANCES UNDER THE STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT ACT Awards received under the Workman's Compensation Act because of the dependents of an injured workman must be deducted from allowances paid under the State Employees' Retirement Act, but