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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1951 NO. 436 >
COUNTIES ‑- SALE OF TAX TITLE PROPERTY ‑- DEEDS ‑- LIMITATIONS IN A county may sell land acquired through tax foreclosure proceedings and issue a deed therefor containing a valid time limitation for the removal of timber on the land sold.          
AGO 1951 NO. 437 >
SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS ‑- DEPOSIT OF PUBLIC FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR INVESTMENT Article VIII, section 7 and Article XII, section 9 of the state constitution do not prohibit the deposit of public funds available for investment, in savings and loan associations, in an amount up to that insured by
AGO 1951 NO. 438 >
SUSPENDED SENTENCES -- DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED The sentence of a person convicted of driving while his license has been revoked, suspended or cancelled may be suspended if he has no previous conviction of felony or gross misdemeanor.          
AGO 1951 NO. 439 >
REFERENDUM BILLS ‑- BONDS, GENERAL OBLIGATIONS ‑- APPROPRIATIONS, NECESSITY OF 1. Biennial appropriations are necessary to authorize proper disposition of the proceeds of the bond issues and the payment of the bonds. 2. The legislature may pass any legislation necessary or proper to secure or
AGO 1951 NO. 440 >
HOUSING AUTHORITIES ‑- POWERS ‑- ACQUISITION, OPERATION AND DISPOSITION OF PROJECTS OWNED BY FEDERAL ADMINISTRATION State Housing Authorities have power to acquire the properties of Federal projects, but may operate them only for nonprofit low rental purposes. Disposition of such property, once
AGO 1951 NO. 441 >
CONSTITUTION ‑- STATE ACQUIRING FOREIGN FACILITIES The State of Washington may not acquire, directly, or by lease, docking facilities owned by a foreign country without the consent of Congress, however, it may enter into such an agreement with a corporation or individual of a foreign country
AGO 1951 NO. 442 >
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SECURITY ‑- DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GOVERNING MEDICAL CARE FOR BLIND 1. Section 15, chapter 1, Laws of 1951, does not include the prevention of blindness or the restoration of vision provided in section 3, chapter 132, Laws of 1937. 2. The specialized service for blind persons
AGO 1951 NO. 443 >
TRADING STAMPS REDEEMABLE IN GOODS, WARES AND MERCHANDISE. Coupons redeemable in cash or credit are not "goods" within the contemplation of the statute and thus no license is required for the use or issuance of such coupons.             
AGO 1951 NO. 444 >
STATE DEPARTMENTS ‑- PRINCIPAL OFFICES ‑- MAINTENANCE OF OUTSIDE STATE CAPITAL. State departments which derive their present status from the Administrative Code are required to maintain their principal offices in the State Capital. This requirement applies to the Department of Public Institutions,
AGO 1951 NO. 445 >
THE SMALL LOAN ACT ‑- OPERATIONS IN VIOLATION OF ‑- SUPERVISOR'S POWERS OF ENFORCEMENT. Maximum "charge" authorized by act is an aggregate of all charges permitted by licensed and non-licensed [[nonlicensed]]lenders; prosecuting attorneys have jurisdiction of criminal violations; procedure for