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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1951 NO. 71 >
EXPERIENCE RATING CREDITS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION In computing surplus in the Unemployment Compensation fund for experience rating purposes, only credits currently available for application against contributions should be deducted
AGO 1951 NO. 72 >
WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ‑- EXTRAHAZARDOUS EMPLOYMENT ‑- CLERKS Chapter 246, Laws of 1951, makes extrahazardous that work performed by persons primarily engaged in maintaining in repair or in condition fixed or established property or in rendering service in and about the care of fixed or established
AGO 1951 NO. 73 >
MENTAL INSTITUTIONS ‑- CONSENT FOR OPERATIONS ON INMATES ‑- WITHDRAWAL OF WHOLE BLOOD Consent of the parents or legal guardian should be obtained before surgery is performed on mentally deficient youth residing in our state institutions. If the parents or legal guardians are not available, then a
AGO 1951 NO. 74 >
TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS ‑- ARREST ‑- IN HIS PRESENCE, DEFINED A reasonably strict interpretation should be given the phrase "in his presence" and a citation may be issued only when an officer is apprised by his senses that a violation or offense is at that time being committed
AGO 1951 NO. 75 >
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- SALE TO COUNTY AIRPORT Since county commissioners are the governing body of county airports, sales from one or more of the commissioners to such an airport are against public policy, and void, under subsection 2 of section 82, chapter 249, Laws of 1909 subsec. 2, sec. 2334,
AGO 1951 NO. 76 >
WASHINGTON STATE APPLE COMMISSION ‑- COPYRIGHT ‑- INFRINGEMENT Our answer to your inquiries is that it would not be of much value to copyright your "Fact or Fable" title, and that the use of this title in your advertising would not be an infringement of the copyright on "Facts and Fables" even
AGO 1951 NO. 77 >
TAXATION ‑- REAL ESTATE SALES TAX ‑- AFFIDAVIT OF SELLER An affidavit concerning a sale of real property (for the purpose of the Real Estate Sales Tax) subscribed and sworn to by the attorney to other authorized agent of a seller of real estate would not comply with a county ordinance which
AGO 1951 NO. 78 >
PARTIAL LEASE OF COUNTY HOSPITAL The board of county commissioners may enter into a lease of the county hospital by which terms it is operated as a county hospital for welfare patients only and as a private hospital in all other respects, but the operation as a county hospital must conform to all
AGO 1951 NO. 79 >
REPLATS OF LAND ‑- SURVEY, NECESSITY ON REPLAT 1. A replat does not require a survey of the section in which the lands proposed to be replatted are situated. 2. The principal and surety on a road construction bond may forfeit prior to default with the consent of the county which may be, but should
AGO 1951 NO. 80 >
PARKS ‑- FOURTH CLASS MUNICIPALITIES Fourth class municipalities may acquire lands for park purposes without electoral authorization.                                                                   - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                                                    June