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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1956 NO. 211 >
SCHOOL DISTRICTS ‑- BOARD OF DIRECTORS ‑- AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE OPTIONS TO PURCHASE REAL ESTATE ‑- TIME LIMITATION  1. The board of directors of a first class school district is authorized to purchase and hold either real or personal property without a vote of the district electors and may
AGO 1956 NO. 212 >
PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS, DUTY TO ADVISE AND TO REPRESENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN COURT.  It is the statutory duty of a prosecuting attorney to advise and to represent in court every school district in his county.  First class school districts may retain private counsel at their option.  
AGO 1956 NO. 213 >
LEASES ‑- COUNTY MINING LANDS ‑- AUTHORITY OF COMMISSIONERS TO EXECUTE FOR GAS AND OIL PURPOSES. County commissioners do not have the authority to execute leasehold agreements without complying with the provisions of the general leasing statutes.         
AGO 1956 NO. 214 >
CITIES AND TOWNS; ANNEXATION BY ONE CITY OF UNINHABITED CONTIGUOUS TERRITORY WHICH IS PART OF ANOTHER CITY.  There is no statutory authorization for the annexation by cityA of uninhabited contiguous territory which is part of city B nor can this be accomplished by city B ceding the territory
AGO 1956 NO. 215 >
TAXATION ‑- EASEMENTS ‑- SEGREGATION FOR ASSESSMENT PURPOSES. Owners of easement may request separation from servient estate for taxation purposes and assessor must comply with request.                   
AGO 1956 NO. 216 >
UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFIT ‑- ELIGIBILITY OF RECIPIENTS OF BENEFITS UNDER SUPPLEMENTAL UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT PLANS.  (1) Benefits paid under the Supplemental Unemployment Benefit Plans executed by the General Motors Corporation and the Ford Motor Company and UAW-CIO will not disqualify
AGO 1956 NO. 217 >
VOTING REGISTRATIONS, CHALLENGES THEREOF BASED ON LACK OF RESIDENCE.  Challenging procedure set forth in § 9, chapter 181, Laws of 1955, establishes an alternative procedure for handling residence challenges prior to the day of the election without removing the possibility of making such
AGO 1956 NO. 218 >
DRAINAGE DISTRICTS.  County Commissioners have no power to initiate drainage districts except as specifically provided in Title 85 RCW.                           
AGO 1956 NO. 219 >
COUNTIES ‑- LIABILITY FOR JURY FEE DEPOSIT WHEN COUNTY DEMANDS JURY.  The county is liable for the payment of a jury deposit in a civil action when the county demands a jury trial.                   
AGO 1956 NO. 220 >
CORPORATIONS ‑- AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS ‑- TERM OF CORPORATE EXISTENCE.  The life of an agricultural cooperative association is limited by statute to a term not exceeding fifty years, and the corporate existence cannot be prolonged by an amendment to the articles of incorporation