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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1955 NO. 162 > Nov 15 1955
COMMERCIAL SPRAYERS AND DUSTERS ‑- PERSONS REQUIRED TO BE LICENSED Where a partnership is engaged in commercial spraying and dusting a license may be issued to the partnership to cover all partners but a license issued to one partner alone does not cover other partners or the partnership; such
AGO 1955 NO. 163 > Nov 17 1955
TAXATION ‑- CANCELLATION OF UNCOLLECTIBLE TAXES ‑- SALES TO STATE OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS Sales of realty to the state or any of its political subdivisions after June 23, 1955, do not have the effect of discharging tax liens existing as of the time of such sales.  Taxes which have been assessed
AGO 1955 NO. 164 > Nov 30 1955
TIME FOR FILING OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION APPEALS The time limitations for appeal set forth by the statutes are deemed to be jurisdictional. The time will not be extended though the 10th day falls on Saturday, a day on which the department's offices are closed
AGO 1955 NO. 165 > Dec 2 1955
ALLOCATIONS FROM GOVERNOR'S EMERGENCY FUNDS ‑- DEFICIENCIES Where there was in insufficient appropriation to discharge claims arising from medical services authorized by the Department of Health the governor may make allocations from the $1,000,000 emergency fund appropriated by the 1955 Extra
AGO 1955 NO. 166 > Dec 2 1955
PLACES SUBJECT TO ADMISSIONS TAX -- CITIES AND TOWNS -- BOWLING ALLEYS -- POOL AND BILLIARD ROOMS An ordinance authorized by RCW 35.21.280 providing that a tax may be charged on an admission "to any place" applies to any amusement location in a fixed, definite, and stationary spot, and includes
AGO 1955 NO. 167 > Dec 2 1955
MOTOR VEHICLE ‑- PROHIBITED PARKING PLACES ‑- PARKING STRIP (1) Parking strip is defined as a strip of land lying either in the middle of the street or in the space between the building line and the sidewalk, or between the sidewalk and the curb or curb line intended to be used as a park-like space
AGO 1955 NO. 168 > Dec 2 1955
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON ‑- OASI ‑- EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN EMPLOYEES UNDER DETERMINATION OF CLASSIFICATION Employees occupying positions covered by the University of Washington's retirement system may not be excluded from a proposed agreement between the state and Federal government for extension of
AGO 1955 NO. 169 > Dec 3 1955
EXCUSE OF STUDENTS ON RELIGIOUS GROUNDS FROM PHYSICAL, DENTAL, AND X-RAY EXAMINATIONS AND FROM REQUIRED HEALTH INSTRUCTION Pupils of the public schools should not be excused from physical, dental, and x-ray examinations or from health instruction because of their religious beliefs
AGO 1955 NO. 170 > Nov 29 1955
PAYMENT BY THE STATE DEPARTMENTS OF INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE AND MEDICAL AID PREMIUMS ON ASSISTANT ATTORNEYS GENERAL State departments may legally pay industrial insurance and medical aid premiums on assistant attorneys general assigned to such departments and deduct from their salary one‑half of the
AGO 1955 NO. 171 > Dec 12 1955
LEGISLATIVE REAPPORTIONMENT AND REDISTRICTING ‑- USE OF UNITED STATES CENSUS TRACTS TO DEFINE BOUNDARIES 1. The state may be divided on a population basis into representative districts; 2. Two or more of these districts may be combined to form senatorial districts; 3. The boundaries of legislative