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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1954 NO. 338 >
SCHOOLS ‑- UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICTS ‑- POWER OF COMPONENT DISTRICTS TO ISSUE BONDS A union high school district, and the component school district are separate entities, and as such are each able to indebt themselves to the maximum allowable under Amendment 27 of the Washington Constitution
AGO 1954 NO. 339 >
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- BUILDINGS ‑- PURCHASE OF ‑- LEASE A city of the first class may not purchase a commercial office building for the purpose of using one‑half of it for city purposes and leasing the remainder to private parties, unless it can be shown that existing or future public needs demand it
AGO 1954 NO. 340 >
AGRICULTURE ‑- COMMISSION MERCHANTS' ACT ‑- PEDDLERS Truckers purchasing agricultural produce for resale from persons other than producers are required to secure license under Commission Merchant's Act
AGO 1954 NO. 341 >
INDIANS -- LAND -- SALES -- TAXATION Where land allotted to the individual Indian in fee is conveyed by a deed which names the Indian, as grantor, with the approval of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, the sale is by the individual Indian and subject to the real estate excise
AGO 1954 NO. 342 >
SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICTS ‑- ENTITY -- STATE SOIL CONSERVATION COMMITTEE A soil conservation district duly established under said chapter is a "local organization" within the meaning of the Federal "Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act" and is authorized to carry out the state's
AGO 1954 NO. 343 >
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND ASSESSOR ‑- PAYMENT OF EXPENSES OF DEPUTY ASSESSOR ‑- ATTENDANCE AT TECHNICAL SCHOOL County commissioners may authorize payment of expenses of a deputy assessor in attending a technical school for purpose of training
AGO 1954 NO. 344 >
COUNTY-CITY ‑- NURSING SERVICE ‑- TUBERCULOSIS FOLLOW-UP SERVICE The City Health Officer of the City of Everett must furnish public health nursing services for the control of communicable and contagious diseases, in general, within the City of Everett and must also provide such service within the
AGO 1954 NO. 345 >
TAXATION ‑- LEGISLATION ‑- VALUATION OF PROPERTY WITHIN COUNTY FOR SCHOOL TAX PURPOSES 1. Legislation leading to the valuation of real and personal property within a county or other political subdivision by the State Legislature or any agency of State Government would be unconstitutional as such
AGO 1954 NO. 346 >
REGULATORY JURISDICTION OF THE WASHINGTON PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION The Washington Public Service Commission does not have the jurisdiction to regulate a business which operates a community antenna system for the distribution of television broadcasting
AGO 1954 NO. 347 >
SCHOOL DISTRICT ‑- LEASES ‑- ADVANCE PAYMENTS A school district of the second class may make advance payments for the lease or rental of property to supply classrooms needed by the district