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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1953 NO. 11 > Apr 21 1953
VETERAN'S BONUS ‑- CLAIM OF DIVORCED PARENTS OF DECEASED VETERAN. Each surviving parent of a deceased veteran is eligible to apply for the Washington state bonus where the child died in the service and left no surviving wife or child, notwithstanding the fact that the parents have been divorced and
AGO 1953 NO. 12 > Apr 21 1953
NOTICE OF HEARING BY PUBLICATION ‑- COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- EXCISE TAXES. Since an ordinance levying excise taxes on real estate is concerned with revenues and is not a police regulation, the notice provisions as set forth in RCW 36.32.120 (7) do not apply; therefore the proposed ordinance will
AGO 1953 NO. 13 > Apr 21 1953
FEES ‑- COURT REPORTERS ‑- COSTS ‑- CRIMINAL CASES ‑- PREPARATION OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR JURY. Charges for preparation of copies of instructions to jury by court reporter are taxable as costs, and should be so taxed
AGO 1953 NO. 14 > Apr 21 1953
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS ‑- STANDARDS OF ASSISTANCE ‑- UNIFORMITY. The Department of Public Assistance may establish separate standards of assistance for Old Age Assistance, Aid to Dependent Children, Aid to the Blind, Disability Assistance and General Assistance, each to be of uniform, state‑
AGO 1953 NO. 15 > Apr 21 1953
APPORTIONMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS AND DISBURSEMENT, AND FOR HOUSING OF LOCAL PUBLIC ASSISTANCE OFFICES IN THE COUNTIES, IN CONNECTION WITH PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, BETWEEN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE:  AS PROVIDED BY CHAPTER 174, LAWS OF 1953, AND CHAPTER 3,
AGO 1953 NO. 16 > Apr 23 1953
CIVIL OFFICE ‑- STATE WELFARE MEDICAL CARE COMMITTEE ‑- LEGISLATOR AS COMMITTEE MEMBER ‑- CONSTITUTIONAL LAW. Membership in the state welfare medical care committee is not a "civil office" within the purview of Constitution, Article II, section 13.  Hence, the governor may legally appoint a member
AGO 1953 NO. 17 > Apr 22 1953
TEACHERS' RETIREMENT FUND ‑- COMMUNITY PROPERTY. Proceeds of contributions to Teachers' Retirement Funds made after marriage are community property
AGO 1953 NO. 18 > Apr 23 1953
NAVIGABLE WATERS ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- POLICE REGULATIONS ON LAKE WASHINGTON ‑-ADMIRALTY ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- CONFLICT BETWEEN FEDERAL AND LOCAL JURISDICTION ON NAVIGABLE WATERS The board of King county commissioners may make and enforce policing regulations upon Lake Washington, subject to the
AGO 1953 NO. 19 > Apr 23 1953
STATE TIMBER ‑- SALE ‑- STATE OFFICERS ‑- AUTHORITY TO SELL TIMBER. The state may sell timber separate from the land with a valid requirement that it be removed within a period less than five years, regardless of whether the sale is for cash or on a stumpage or scale basis
AGO 1953 NO. 20 > Apr 28 1953
ELIGIBILITY OF STATE PATROL PERSONNEL TO TAKE PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS.  1. Patrol personnel with the experience required by statute, but whose service is not consecutive, are entitled to take examinations for promotion.  2. Temporary or permanent staff and technical officers are not eligible for

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