Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1953 NO. 72 > Jun 24 1953
OFFICERS ‑-PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- EXTENSION OF TIME BEYOND SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY ‑- EFFECT 1. State employees retirement.  Extension of service of an employee passed 70 years of age is effective beyond April 1, 1953, not withstanding the passage of chapter 200, Laws of 1953. 2. Such
AGO 1953 NO. 73 > Jun 25 1953
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS ‑- OFFICERS ‑- REIMBURSEMENT FOR EXPENSES ‑- ATTENDANCE AT NATIONAL CONVENTIONS Municipal corporations cannot legally reimburse an officer for expenses incurred while attending a national convention outside the state
AGO 1953 NO. 74 > Jun 25 1953
COURT REPORTERS ‑- SALARIES INCREASED DURING THE TERM 1. The salary increase for court reporters as provided in chapter 265, Laws of 1953, is effective June 11, 1953. 2. If there is not sufficient money in the budget appropriation for salaries and wages, an emergency appropriation should be made
AGO 1953 NO. 75 > Jun 26 1953
MOTOR VEHICLE FUND AND MOTOR VEHICLE EXCISE FUND ‑- DISTRIBUTION OF TO CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- BASIS FOR DETERMINATION OF POPULATION ‑- NEW INCORPORATIONS AND ANNEXATIONS 1. For the purpose of making distributions from the motor vehicle fund and the motor vehicle excise fund, the population of a newly
AGO 1953 NO. 76 > Jun 29 1953
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ‑- POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DIRECTOR ‑- APPLE INDUSTRY ‑- ESTABLISHMENT OF GRADES FOR APPLES --CAN THE DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE ESTABLISH A HAIL GRADE FOR APPLES? The director of agriculture has the authority to establish a hail grade for apples
AGO 1953 NO. 77 > Jun 30 1953
SCHOOLS ‑- EMERGENCY SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION FUND ‑- INTERPRETATION AS "REVOLVING" OR NON-REVOLVING FUND ‑- TIME OF DETERMINATION -- DEDUCTIONS FROM FUTURE STATE FUNDS AVAILABLE TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS. The emergency school construction act of 1953 does not create a "revolving" fund; the question of
AGO 1953 NO. 78 > Jul 1 1953
PRINTING ‑- CONTRACTS FOR PUBLIC PRINTING ‑- REQUIREMENT OF CONTRACTS Chapter 287, Laws of 1953, merely sets forth provisions which must be embodied in any contract for public printing to be done out of the state.  The public printer is not authorized or required to make any determination of
AGO 1953 NO. 79 > Jul 1 1953
INDIANS ‑- LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX --TAXATION ‑- PERSONAL PROPERTY ON INDIAN RESERVATION OWNED BY INDIANS TAXABLE Livestock and other personal property to which a noncompetent Indian residing upon the Colville Indian Reservation has unrestricted title is taxable by the State of
AGO 1953 NO. 80 > Jul 2 1953
RAILROADS -- STATUTORY DUTY TO FURNISH SANITARY CUPS AND SANITARY ICE‑COOLED DRINKING WATER FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND CABOOSES Railroad company must see that sanitary cups and ice‑cooled drinking water are placed aboard each locomotive and caboose which it operates
AGO 1953 NO. 81 > Jul 7 1953
TAXATION ‑- EXCISE TAX ‑- MECHANICAL GAMBLING DEVICES Operators of mechanical gambling devices known as "The Clock" are subject to a tax at the rate of 40% of the gross operating income pursuant to chapter 82.28 RCW

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