Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1952 NO. 321 > Jun 5 1952
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- COMPATIBILITY OF THE OFFICES OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND SCHOOL BOARD DIRECTOR AND PART TIME EMPLOYMENT WITH A PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT A county commissioner may hold the office of school board director, and also be a part time employee of a public utility district, provided
AGO 1952 NO. 322 > May 9 1952
SHERIFFS, PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS ‑- DUTIES AND POWERS While the county sheriff is obligated to investigate alleged violations of the law, the prosecuting attorney has no authority to compel any action by the sheriff
AGO 1952 NO. 323 > Jun 12 1952
AID TO THE BLIND ‑- CONFORMITY WITH THE FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS ‑- EFFECTIVE DATE OF FILING RULES AND REGULATIONS The State Department of Social Security can submit new plan material which disregards the first $50 of earned income in the aid to the blind program in order to conform with the Federal
AGO 1952 NO. 324 > Jun 12 1952
SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS ‑- INCORPORATORS ‑- INITIAL EXPENSE FUND ‑- UNDERTAKING WITH SUPERVISOR AS TO ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS ‑-REIMBURSEMENT Undertaking of incorporators of building and loan association with Supervisor as to additional contributions to expense fund may provide for
AGO 1952 NO. 325 > Jun 13 1952
JUDGES ‑- SUPERIOR COURT ‑- TERM OF OFFICE ‑- REGULAR FOUR-YEAR TERM ‑- PERIOD OF ‑- SHORT OR TAG END TERM Judges for the regular and original full four-year term for all offices of superior court judge are to be elected at the general election in November, 1952, and such term of office will begin
AGO 1952 NO. 326 > Jun 16 1952
EXPENDITURES IN EXCESS OF BUDGET BY COMMISSIONERS OF PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRICT The commissioners of a public hospital district, in the event of need or emergency, may not make expenditures in excess of the budget as adopted by the commission for the fiscal year
AGO 1952 NO. 327 > Jun 17 1952
THIRD CLASS CITIES ‑- MAY CITY COUNCIL SUBMIT TO VOTERS QUESTION OF WHETHER WATER SUPPLY SHOULD BE TREATED WITH FLUORINE, AND IF SO, IS RESULT BINDING ON CITY COUNCIL? The city council of third class city may submit to the voters the question of whether the water supply may be treated with fluorine
AGO 1952 NO. 328 > Jun 17 1952
LEGALITY OF TRAINEE DRIVERS WITH TEMPORARY INSTRUCTION PERMITS DRIVING ON PUBLIC HIGHWAYS ‑- CITY ORDINANCE OVERRULED BY STATE LAW A city ordinance prohibiting holders of temporary instruction permits operating in full compliance with the restrictions provided for driving on any public highway or
AGO 1952 NO. 329 > Jun 23 1952
MILITARY LEAVE OF ABSENCE ‑- EMPLOYEE OF WASHINGTON STATE FERRY SYSTEM Employees of the Washington State Ferry System are entitled to an annual military leave of absence for a period of not exceeding fifteen days pursuant to the provisions of RCW 38.40.060 (chapter 113, Laws of 1939
AGO 1952 NO. 330 > Jun 24 1952
SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND INSTRUCTORS ‑- ATHLETIC APPARATUS AND APPLIANCES ‑- LIABILITY FOR INJURIES RELATING THERETO School district not liable for injuries resulting from accident relating to any athletic apparatus or appliance (jumping hurdle).  Under facts as stated, Physical Education instructor