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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1962 NO. 97 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- AERONAUTICS COMMISSION ‑- AUTHORITY TO REQUIRE AIR HAZARDS TO BE MARKED.  (1) Federal Aviation Agency Regulation Part 626 requiring the reporting of air hazards does not supersede chapter 263, Laws of 1961, which governs the marking of structures or obstacles
AGO 1962 NO. 98 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ‑- AUTHORITY TO CONVEY PARK PROPERTY TO MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS. The state parks and recreation commission has the authority to convey park property to a municipal corporation or political subdivision of this
AGO 1962 NO. 99 >
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- ANNEXATION ‑- PROCEEDINGS INITIATED BY PETITION OF RESIDENTS IN AREA SOUGHT TO BE ANNEXED ‑- PUBLIC HEARING ‑- NOTICE REQUIRED. When an annexation proposal has been initiated by petition of the residents in the area sought to be annexed to a city or town and is approved by the
AGO 1962 NO. 100 >
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- COUNTIES ‑- JOINT OPERATION OF MUNICIPAL AIRPORT ‑- AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE CHARGE ON PASSENGERS BOARDING AIRPLANES. A city or county acting separately or together does not have the authority to impose a flat charge upon each passenger boarding an airplane at a municipal airport
AGO 1962 NO. 101 >
FEDERAL ‑- STATE ‑- JURISDICTION ‑- TITAN MISSILE BASES IN GRANT COUNTY. The federal government does not have exclusive criminal jurisdiction over the Titan missile bases in Grant county, nor does it have concurrent jurisdiction, since it has not complied with applicable federal law.  However
AGO 1962 NO. 102 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS ‑- AUTHORITY TO PAY MOVING EXPENSES OF PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES. The department of highways does not have the authority to offer a prospective employee, as an inducement for his accepting state employment, to pay the cost of moving his household
AGO 1962 NO. 103 >
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- INSURANCE POLICIES ‑- COMPETITIVE BIDS.  School districts may, but are not required to advertise for bids under chapter 224, Laws of 1961 (RCW 28.58.135), when purchasing public liability or fire insurance policies even though the anticipated premiums may exceed $2500
AGO 1962 NO. 104 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRIES ‑- ATTORNEY'S FEES UNDER § 7, CHAPTER 274, LAWS OF 1961. (1) Under § 7, chapter 274, Laws of 1961 (RCW 51.24.010), an injured workman who successfully maintains a third party action, the recovery of which is had after June 8,
AGO 1962 NO. 105 >
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- FIRST CLASS ‑- BOARD OF DIRECTORS ‑- AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT TRANSMITTER FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION. A school district of the first class has the power to apply to the federal communications commission for a license to construct a television transmitter and to construct said
AGO 1962 NO. 106 >
LABOR ‑- 1961 MINIMUM WAGE AND HOUR ACT ‑- EMPLOYEES OF NONPROFIT AGRICULTURE FAIR ASSOCIATION. Persons employed by a nonprofit agriculture fair association authorized and conducted pursuant to chapter 61, Laws of 1961, are not exempt from coverage of the 1961 minimum wage and hour act.