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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1962 NO. 127 > May 3 1962
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- BOARD OF DIRECTORS ‑- PURCHASE OF SERVICE OF NONPROFIT CORPORATION ‑-  PROGRAMS AND PROCEDURES PERTAINING TO POLICY MAKING. A school district may not legally subscribe to service of a nonprofit corporation for research and information directed toward coordinating programs
AGO 1962 NO. 128 > May 4 1962
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- BOARD OF PRISON TERMS AND PAROLES ‑- MINIMUM DURATION OF CONFINEMENT WHERE NOT SPECIFICALLY PRESCRIBED BY STATUTE. The board of prison terms and paroles is not restricted specifically by any provision found in chapter 9.95 RCW (other than the specific minimum terms
AGO 1962 NO. 129 > May 4 1962
INDIANS ‑- RESERVATIONS ‑- STATE FIREWORKS LAW ‑- SALE OF BY ENROLLED MEMBERS ‑- MAXIMUM PERMIT FEE. (1) Enrolled members of an Indian tribe not subject to state jurisdiction pursuant to chapter 37.12 RCW can sell fireworks on the Indian reservation notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 228,
AGO 1962 NO. 130 > May 8 1962
COUNTIES ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- ROADS ‑- FRANCHISE APPLICATION ‑- DESCRIPTION OF ROADS. A franchise application by a utility company for permission from a board of county commissioners to utilize certain county roads adequately describes those roads by referring to the section, township, and range in
AGO 1962 NO. 131 > May 9 1962
DISTRICTS ‑- (1) FLOOD CONTROL ZONE ‑- ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY OF DRAINAGE DISTRICT WITH CONSENT ‑- (2) DRAINAGE ‑- AUTHORITY TO CONVEY TITLE OF PROPERTY TO FLOOD CONTROL ZONE DISTRICT. (1) A flood control zone district may acquire pursuant to RCW 86.15.080 (5) title to property owned by a
AGO 1962 NO. 132 > May 10 1962
COUNTIES ‑- FINANCE COMMITTEE ‑- TREASURER ‑- CURRENT EXPENSE FUND ‑- UNBUDGETED CASH BALANCE ‑- INVESTMENT ‑- REDEEMABLE IN CASH ON DEMAND. The "unbudgeted cash balance" which counties under RCW 36.40.090 are authorized to retain in their current expense funds must at all times remain in the form
AGO 1962 NO. 133 > May 11 1962
TAXATION ‑- REAL ESTATE EXCISE ‑- CONVEYANCE ‑- PROPERTY TRANSFERRED IN TRUST. Where a corporation transfers property owned by it in trust for its own use and benefit under the terms of which trust agreement the trust may be terminated by the beneficiary at any time, the transfer by the trustee to
AGO 1962 NO. 134 > May 14 1962
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW ‑- STATE ‑- LEGISLATORS ‑- PRIVILEGE FOR WORDS SPOKEN IN DEBATE ‑- DEFAMATION. Under Article II, § 17, of the Washington State Constitution members of the legislature are granted an absolute privilege for words spoken in debate which privilege attaches while a legislator is
AGO 1962 NO. 135 > May 16 1962
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS ‑- RESTRAINED BY PROTESTS ‑- USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO PRINT AND CIRCULATE PETITIONS AND EXPLANATORY MATERIAL FOR REINITIATION OF AN IMPROVEMENT. City officers have no power to expend city funds at any time to print and circulate petitions to reinitiate or to
AGO 1962 NO. 136 > May 17 1962
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- CLERKS ‑- FEES ‑- STATE DEPARTMENT OF LICENSES. Clerks of the superior court may not charge a fee to the state department of licenses for performing the duty required by statute of submitting to the director of licenses certified abstracts of certain traffic convictions and

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