Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1959 NO. 11 > Feb 16 1959
INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES ‑- COUNTY COMMISSIONER AND MEMBER OF COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION. The office of county commissioner is not incompatible with the elective position as member of county board of education
AGO 1959 NO. 12 > Feb 17 1959
DISTRICTS ‑- FIRE PROTECTION ‑- MAXIMUM TAX LEVIES FOR GENERAL PURPOSES. The maximum levy for fire protection districts authorized by RCW 52.16.130, exclusive of any levy for retirement of general obligation bonds, is two mills, and the maximum levy authorized by RCW 52.16.130 and 52.16.140
AGO 1959 NO. 13 > Feb 18 1959
SCHOOLS ‑- AUTHORITY OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO USE ITS EMPLOYEES IN MAINTAINING ITS BUILDINGS. The board of directors of a school district may legally utilize its employees in repairing and maintaining the district's buildings
AGO 1959 NO. 14 > Feb 19 1959
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- TREASURER ‑- AUTHORITY TO REFUSE TO ACCEPT DELINQUENT IRRIGATION OR DRAINAGE DISTRICT ASSESSMENTS. The county treasurer cannot refuse to accept the first half of either irrigation or drainage district assessments after such first half assessments are delinquent but
AGO 1959 NO. 15 > Feb 23 1959
LEGISLATURE‑-Authority to provide that a state general election be held in every odd numbered year at which certain public officers would be elected and constitutional amendments, initiatives and referendums would be submitted. The legislature can enact legislation providing that a state general
AGO 1959 NO. 16 > Feb 24 1959
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- SHERIFF ‑- DUTIES WITH REGARD TO ABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLES. Motor vehicles left in storage by other than registered owner in excess of fifteen days is abandoned and must be turned over to the sheriff.  Garage owner failing to do so is guilty of a misdemeanor under
AGO 1959 NO. 17 > Feb 26 1959
VETERANS ‑- RE‑EMPLOYMENT [[REEMPLOYMENT)]]RIGHTS WHERE ENLISTMENT OR RE‑ENLISTMENT [[REENLISTMENT)]]EXCEEDS FOUR YEARS. Under the state Veterans' Reemployment Rights Act there is no time restriction as to length of service; a veteran who re‑enlists [[reenlists)]]without a break in the continuity
AGO 1959 NO. 18 > Feb 27 1959
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM - CONSTITUTIONALITY OF INITIATIVE 25 COWLITZ DAM A majority of the attorneys in this office who have reviewed and considered this matter are of the opinion that the initiative, if enacted, would be invalid in its application to all persons, as that term is defined therein
AGO 1959 NO. 19 > Mar 4 1959
PLANNING COMMISSIONS - REGIONAL - AUTHORITY OF VANCOUVER-CLARK COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION TO QUALIFY FOR FEDERAL GRANT FOR URBAN PLANNING. The Vancouver-Clark County regional planning commission has authority under the laws of the state of Washington to fulfill the federal requirements
AGO 1959 NO. 20 > Mar 6 1959
NURSES - AUTHORITY OF LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES TO ADMINISTER MEDICATIONS. Licensed practical nurses may not administer drugs or medications, either orally or by injection, to patients under their supervision or care