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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1954 NO. 224 > Mar 19 1954
CEMETERIES ‑- ENDOWMENT CARE ‑- $25,000 DEPOSIT ‑- APPLICABILITY. 1. $25,000 deposit not required for burial parks under ten acres, established after June 11, 1953: $25,000 deposit is required for cemeteries containing mausoleum, columbarium, or both, established after June 11, 1953, though under
AGO 1954 NO. 225 > Mar 19 1954
TAXATION ‑- REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX ‑- APPLICABILITY TO TRANSFERS IN CORPORATE ORGANIZATION. Where an original corporation is divided into two new corporations, the real estate being transferred to one of the new corporations add the personalty to the other, the original corporation retaining all of
AGO 1954 NO. 226 > Mar 19 1954
POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF STATE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT --REGIONAL LIBRARIES. The North Central Regional Library which was established and is maintained by the City of Wenatchee and the rural library district of Chelan County is a political subdivision of the State of Washington within the meaning of
AGO 1954 NO. 227 > Mar 22 1954
ELECTIONS ‑- BOND ISSUES ‑- CONSTITUTIONAL MAJORITY ‑- COMPUTATION ‑- BLANK BALLOTS NOT COUNTED. At a regular city election where a proposition to authorize construction of a city fire hall was placed upon the ballot, only those ballots which voted for or against the proposition are to be counted
AGO 1954 NO. 228 > Mar 23 1954
LICENSES ‑- MOTOR VEHICLE EXCISE TAX‑-RECIPROCITY. The motor vehicle excise tax applies to vehicles used in this state under reciprocal license agreements
AGO 1954 NO. 229 > Mar 24 1954
TAXATION ‑- EXEMPTION ‑- (RCW 84.36.030) ‑- NON-PROFIT [[NONPROFIT]]CORPORATION. The Spokane Junior Livestock Show is exempt from taxation except for that portion of the corporate property which is rented to outside interests
AGO 1954 NO. 230 > Mar 26 1954
MUNICIPAL CONSOLIDATION ‑- EFFECTIVE DATE ‑- NECESSITY FOR OFFICERS BETWEEN CONSOLIDATION ELECTION AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS ‑- EFFECT ON APPOINTIVE OFFICERS OF OLD TOWNS. 1. Consolidation of towns under RCW 35.10 is effective when result of election of officers for new town is entered in journals
AGO 1954 NO. 231 > Apr 2 1954
AGRICULTURE ‑- LIVESTOCK ‑- COMMISSION MERCHANT'S ACT ‑- ARE ANIMAL HIDES, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS, UNDER COMMISSION MERCHANT ACT. Hides of meat food animals, namely, cattle, horses, mules, asses, swine, sheep and goats are not within the classification of agricultural products as defined in the
AGO 1954 NO. 232 > Apr 2 1954
AGRICULTURE ‑- LIVESTOCK ‑- CUSTOM SLAUGHTERER'S LICENSE ‑- INSPECTION ‑- AUTHORITY OF DIRECTOR TO REFUSE LICENSE. 1. Meat inspection does not apply to carcasses of meat food animals slaughtered under custom slaughterer's license, because custom slaughterer slaughters only for farmer's own
AGO 1954 NO. 233 > Apr 6 1954
LIBRARY BOARD ‑- NO POWER TO SELL PROPERTY OR TRANSFER TITLE ‑-  STATE LIBRARY ‑- NEED NOT PAY FOR OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY PUBLICATION. A library board has no power to sell property or transfer title and only a change in the laws can grant it this power.  The state library need not pay for official