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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1952 NO. 211 > Jan 14 1952
LEGALITY OF CHAPTER 137, LAWS OF 1951 RELATIVE TO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER STATES FOR MUTUAL EXCHANGE OF INSANE, FEEBLE‑MINDED AND EPILEPTIC PERSONS. Chapter 137, Laws of 1951, is valid and subsisting law
AGO 1952 NO. 212 > Jan 15 1952
IN THE EVENT A MENTALLY ILL PERSON WITHOUT FUNDS OR OTHER RESOURCES IS FILED AGAINST, MAY THE COURT APPOINT COUNSEL AND ORDER THE COUNTY AUDITOR TO PAY FOR HIS SERVICES, IF REQUESTED, AS IN CRIMINAL CASES? A person filed against may be represented by an attorney, but there is no authority to
AGO 1952 NO. 213 > Jan 15 1952
VETERANS' PREFERENCE. An honorably discharged veteran who has received a preference credit in an entrance examination for public employment, may not upon return from a second tour of wartime military service receive a preference credit in a promotional examination. An honorably discharged veteran
AGO 1952 NO. 214 > Jan 15 1952
DISPOSITION OF MONEY AND PERSONAL PROPERTY OF DECEASED INMATES OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS ‑- CHAPTER 138, LAWS OF 1951. Where the value of money or property in the custody of a superintendent of a state institution at the time of an inmate's death, belonging to the deceased inmate, exceeds $300.00, the
AGO 1952 NO. 215 > Jan 17 1952
RECIPIENT OF AID TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN WHO RECEIVES SAME BY FALSE REPRESENTATIONS. Any person who receives an aid to dependent children grant illegally, may be charged with a violation of Rem. Rev. Stat., § 2601, the general larceny statute
AGO 1952 NO. 216 > Jan 17 1952
GAMBLING DEVICES ‑- "IRON CLAW" MACHINES. 1. "Iron claw" machines constitute gambling devices under our statutes. 2. The method of pay-off [[payoff]], as long as there is a pay-off [[payoff]]of some kind which induces the player to play, is of no particular significance in determining whether such
AGO 1952 NO. 217 > Jan 17 1952
PROMOTION OF WASHINGTON NATIONAL GUARD OFFICERS. Promotion vacancies for officers of the National Guard shall be filled by promotion of the senior qualified officer of the next lower grade.  Such qualification includes the requirements for federal recognition
AGO 1952 NO. 218 > Jan 21 1952
PROPOSED STOCK SUBSCRIPTION BY WASHINGTON STATE FERRIES IN STEAM HEATING COMPANY WHICH SUPPLIES COLMAN DOCK. The Washington State Ferries cannot legally subscribe to stock in a private corporation
AGO 1952 NO. 219 > Jan 21 1952
REFUND TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF OVERPAYMENT OF AID TO SCHOOL DISTRICT. The school district may refund an overpayment to the federal government in any of three ways:  (1) By having the amount deducted from the next federal grant; (2) by budgeting the amount in the next year; or (3) by a budget
AGO 1952 NO. 220 > Jan 22 1952
EXEMPTION OF EXCISE TAX UPON TRANSFER OF VENDOR'S INTEREST IN REAL ESTATE, WHETHER ACCOMPLISHED BY ONE OR MORE INSTRUMENTS. Such transaction is not subject to the Real Estate Sales Tax

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