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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1951 NO. 163 >
INSURANCE COMMISSIONER ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- LOCAL HOUSING AUTHORITIES ‑- PROJECTS IN WHICH FEDERAL HOUSING AUTHORITY HAS AN INTEREST The Insurance Commissioner of the State of Washington has jurisdiction over insurance transactions entered into within the state which involve coverage of housing
AGO 1951 NO. 164 >
ELIGIBILITY OF LEGISLATOR TO APPOINTMENT AS SHERIFF A member of the House of Representatives of the 1951 Legislature is not ineligible, by reason of such membership, to be appointed sheriff
AGO 1951 NO. 165 >
RIGHT OF FIRST CLASS COUNTY TO ISSUE BONDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF TOLL BRIDGE A county of the first class has statutory authority to sell bonds and use the proceeds for the construction of a toll bridge to be operated by the county
AGO 1951 NO. 166 >
MUNICIPAL SUBSIDIES TO PRIVATELY-OWNED CITY TRANSIT COMPANY A city does not have the authority to subsidize a privately-owned city transit company in order to assure its continued operations
AGO 1951 NO. 167 >
WASHINGTON FULL CREW LAW Presented facts do not constitute a violation of the Washington Full Crew Law.                                                                    - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                                                 November 9, 1951 Honorable A. M.
AGO 1951 NO. 169 >
REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX Real estate excise tax does not apply where vendor of real estate assigns his interest therein to third party.                                                                    - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                                                November
AGO 1951 NO. 170 >
SCHOOL DISTRICTS ‑- PURCHASE OF SCHOOL BUS GARAGE ‑- SPECIAL MEETING TO SECURE APPROVAL OF VOTERS A special meeting pursuant to Rem. Rev. Stat. section 5028 et seq. to determine if a school district should purchase a school bus garage is a valid and proper means of securing the voters' approval of
AGO 1951 NO. 171 >
HABITUAL DRUNKARDS PROCEEDINGS ‑- CRIMINAL OR CIVIL ‑- FEES Habitual drunkard proceedings are civil in nature, the prosecuting attorney is not obligated to bring the action, and filing fees and other fees are to be paid by the complainant, who may recover costs if the complaint be sustained
AGO 1951 NO. 172 >
EFFECTIVE DATE OF OPTIONS UNDER THE STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT ACT After December 1, 1951, options selected between June 6, 1951, and December 1, 1951, are effective and valid from the date of filing
AGO 1951 NO. 173 >
VOTE REQUIRED FOR EXCESS LEVY Forty percent of the number of voters who cast ballots at the preceding state general election may authorize an excess levy