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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1957 NO. 81 > Jun 12 1957
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- FIREMEN'S PENSIONS ‑- ACT APPLICABLE A fireman entering the fire service in 1938 is governed by the provisions of the 1935 Firemen's Pension Act (chapter 39, Laws of 1935, RRS Supp. 9559 ‑ 9578) limiting his contributions to a maximum of 4 per cent or not to exceed $250 of his
AGO 1957 NO. 82 > Jun 13 1957
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON ‑- RELIGION ‑- PRESENTATION OF RELIGIOUS PROGRAM The University of Washington may not authorize and assist in presenting a religious program in which University personnel participate in meetings in the classrooms
AGO 1957 NO. 83 > Jun 13 1957
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- AUTHORITY TO CREATE A NEW COUNTY OFFICE ‑- VETERANS RELIEF FUND County commissioners cannot create a new county office to be known as the county Veterans Aid Bureau, and appoint an individual to administer such office
AGO 1957 NO. 84 > Jun 19 1957
PUBLIC RECORDS ‑- POLLUTION CONTROL COMMISSION ‑- INSPECTION OF FILES BY PUBLIC Records and files of a commission of this state required by statute to be maintained by that commission are "public records" which legitimately interested members of the public have the right to inspect.  Whether access
AGO 1957 NO. 85 > Jun 24 1957
FEES OF COUNTY OFFICERS ‑- CLERK'S FEE FOR JUDGMENTS AND DISMISSALS (1) A clerk of a superior court may charge separate judgment or dismissal fees where there are separate judgments or dismissals rendered as to defendants in civil actions. (2) A clerk may not assess separate fees where there is
AGO 1957 NO. 86 > Jun 24 1957
INTOXICATING LIQUOR ‑- MANUFACTURER OF FOODSTUFFS AS MANUFACTURER OF LIQUOR Manufacturers of bakery goods, sauces, flavoring extracts, mincemeats and other products of a similar nature are included within the meaning of RCW 66.20.010 (5), and as such, these manufacturers, if they meet the other
AGO 1957 NO. 87 > Jun 24 1957
TAXATION ‑- MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICTS ‑- SPECIAL LEVIES ‑- TAXING POWERS Mosquito Control Districts have no authority to impose taxes except those authorized by voters of such districts.  A special one mill levy may be authorized for general expenses during the first year after the district's
AGO 1957 NO. 88 > Jun 26 1957
COUNTIES & CITIES ‑- PLANNING COMMISSION --PLATTING & SUBDIVIDING OF LAND 1. Under RCW 58.16.010, the legislature has regulated the platting and subdividing of any land into 5 or more lots. 2. The county is authorized under chapter 35.63 RCW to regulate the subdivision of two or more lots,
AGO 1957 NO. 89 > Jun 28 1957
REGIONAL LIBRARY ‑- TREASURER AS CUSTODIAN OF PROCEEDS OF BOND SALE The treasurer of a regional library is the sole custodian of the proceeds of the sale of bonds, which bonds were issued to raise money for the construction of a regional library building
AGO 1957 NO. 90 > Jul 2 1957
(1) INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES(2) OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES ‑- CITY ‑- COUNTY(3) CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES(4) COUNTIES ‑- OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES(5) COUNTY COMMISSIONERS‑-INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES The offices of county

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