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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1955 NO. 101 > Jun 15 1955
EMINENT DOMAIN ‑- COUNTIES ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- PARKS ‑- STREETS (1) A county has no right of eminent domain to acquire rights-of-way for public highways within city limits.  (2) A fourth class town may dedicate a street through park property provided that the use of the land for street purposes
AGO 1955 NO. 102 > Jun 15 1955
TAXATION ‑- WATERCRAFT ‑- EQUALIZED SCHOOL DISTRICT VALUATIONS The exemptions from taxation accorded watercraft by RCW 84.36.080 and RCW 84.36.090 are not affected by chapter 253, Laws of 1955
AGO 1955 NO. 103 > Jun 16 1955
RAILROADS ‑- LOGGING AND INDUSTRIAL ‑- PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Chapter 165, Laws of 1955, does not require the Washington Public Service Commission to perform safety inspections of the logging and industrial railroads
AGO 1955 NO. 104 > Jun 23 1955
LIMITED LIABILITY CERTIFICATES A limited liability certificate constitutes title insurance, so that a rate schedule for writing such certificates must be filed with the Insurance Commissioner. Abstract companies acting as agents of title companies who are not title insurers can only write title
AGO 1955 NO. 105 > Jun 27 1955
DISTRICTS ‑- PORT ‑- LEASES ‑- BOND OF LESSEE Port district may not accept municipal general obligation bonds as security for performance of lease under RCW 53.08.080
AGO 1955 NO. 106 > Jun 28 1955
NURSING HOMES AND MATERNITY HOMES (1) providing of care requires that actual services be furnished to the requisite number of patients; (2) Maintenance of facilities requires only that the requisite number of facilities adequate under the statute be maintained, and the number of patients actually
AGO 1955 NO. 107 > Jun 28 1955
FIRE DISTRICTS ‑- SURPLUS FUNDS ‑- SAVINGS & LOAN ASSNS County fire districts are not authorized to invest surplus funds in savings and loan associations by RCW 33.04.100
AGO 1955 NO. 108 > Jul 29 1955
APPLICABILITY OF ANTI-SUBVERSIVE OATH TO VETERINARIANS DOING DISEASE TESTING, VACCINATIONS, MEAT AND BRAND INSPECTIONS Veterinarians employed by Department of Agriculture to do disease testing of cattle, calfhood vaccinations, and meat and brand inspections are required to take the anti-subversive
AGO 1955 NO. 109 > Jun 30 1955
RACIAL OR RELIGIOUS INFORMATION ‑- MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATIONS Chapter 87 Laws of 1955 prohibits inclusion of racial or religious information on applications for marriage licenses
AGO 1955 NO. 110 > Jun 17 1955
LOTTERY DRAWING DURING SPECIAL HUNTING SEASON ‑- GAME COMMISSION'S REQUIREMENT OF PARTICIPANT THAT HE BE HOLDER OF BOTH HUNTING LICENSE AND SUPPLEMENTAL GAME SEAL The Game Commission may require all participants in a lottery drawing during a controlled hunting season to be holders of both a hunting