Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1951 NO. 415 >
COUNTIES ‑- CURRENT EXPENSE FUND ‑- REFUNDS OF FORFEITED BAIL Refunds of forfeited bail from highway traffic violations may be paid out of the county current expense fund.                      
AGO 1951 NO. 416 >
ADEQUACY OF BALLOT PROPOSAL FOR EXCESS TAX LEVIES ‑- SPECIFIED AMOUNT NOT GIVEN A ballot proposal for excess tax levies which would read:  "Shall Pierce County School District No.        levy ten (10) mills in 1950 in excess of any statutory limitations for
AGO 1951 NO. 417 >
STATE FOREST LANDS ‑- AUTHORITY OF COUNTIES TO CONVEY ‑- WITHDRAWN FROM SALE --DEEDS ‑- AFTER ACQUIRED TITLE CARRIED A deed executed by a county under the authority of chapter 126, Laws of 1935, carries with it any title which the county may thereafter acquire.       
AGO 1951 NO. 419 >
TAXATION ‑- EXCESS LEVIES ‑- SAME PROPOSITION MORE THAN ONCE IN YEAR ‑- MEANING OF "YEAR" The provision of chapter 11, Laws of 1950, Extraordinary Session forbidding an election on the same proposition for a tax levy in excess of the specific and aggregate limitations "oftener than once in such
AGO 1951 NO. 420 >
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ‑- JURISDICTION Washington State Board Against Discrimination in Employment is without jurisdiction to bring a complaint against an employee under stated facts.                  
AGO 1951 NO. 421 >
EXTENSION OF WASHINGTON NATIONAL GUARD ENLISTMENT CONTRACT Action by Congress of the United States and Presidential Executive Order promulgated pursuant thereto was contemplated by the statute of this state establishing the organized militia and effectively extends enlistment contracts for a period
AGO 1951 NO. 422 >
SOCIAL SECURITY ‑- EFFECTIVE DATE IN PAYING GRANTS The effective date for grants under Initiative 178 is the date of application.                             
AGO 1951 NO. 423 >
PENITENTIARY ‑- COMPENSATION TO INMATES Salaries and wages for work performed in the penitentiary must be paid from the Penitentiary Revolving Fund. If the earnings of a prisoner are to be paid to him, they must be paid at the time of release or discharge.        
AGO 1951 NO. 424 >
FIREARMS ‑- LICENSES ‑- ALIENS Notwithstanding the licensing authority being changed from the Director of Licenses to others enumerated in the statute, chapter 72, Laws of 1935, does not repeal chapter 52, Laws of 1911, requiring as a prerequisite that an alien, before being licensed to possess or
AGO 1951 NO. 425 >
WAREHOUSE CHARGES IN CASES OF A GOVERNMENT LOAN OR PURCHASE AGREEMENT --TARIFF TO BE FILED WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 1. A warehouseman may charge a producer storage on the basis of the schedule of rates of the Uniform Grain Storage Agreement, where the producer, taking a government