Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1963 NO. 21 > May 7 1963
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- CIVIL DEFENSE AND HEALTH OFFICES ‑- LOCATION. The civil defense office and the health office of Lincoln county may be located at a place other than the county seat
AGO 1963 NO. 22 > May 8 1963
LOTTERIES ‑- SALES SCHEME ‑- PROFIT-SHARING CARDS. Under the constitution and statutes of this state a lottery consists of three elements:  (1) prize; (2) chance; and (3) consideration.  The name of the scheme or enterprise is immaterial.  A violation of our lottery statute (RCW 9.59.010) occurs
AGO 1963 NO. 23 > May 16 1963
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMITTEE ‑- DUTIES ‑- "CONTINENTAL SHELF." 1. The continental shelf lands in the area between the Pacific Ocean coast line of Washington state and the state's western boundary are subject to chapter 146, Laws of 1951, and the
AGO 1963 NO. 24 > May 21 1963
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- AGENCIES ‑- SUPERVISING OFFICIAL OR GOVERNING BODY ‑- AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE GROUP DISABILITY INSURANCE CONTRACTS FOR EMPLOYEES ‑- NONDELEGABLE. Under chapter 75, Laws of 1963, the authority granted to the supervising official or governing body of any department,
AGO 1963 NO. 25 > May 23 1963
HIGHWAYS ‑- MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS ‑- PUBLIC HIGHWAY ‑- DEFINITION. The term "public highway" as used in the state motor vehicle code (Title 46 RCW) means any place, way, street, etc., where people are accustomed to congregate in automobiles in numbers sufficient to constitute a use by the public
AGO 1963 NO. 26 > May 28 1963
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ‑- AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT DONATED PROPERTY WITHIN MUNICIPAL BOUNDARIES FOR STATE PARK PURPOSES ‑- EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS FOR MAINTENANCE. (1) The state parks and recreation commission is vested with the statutory authority to accept
AGO 1963 NO. 27 > May 29 1963
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- SUPERINTENDENT ‑- SALARY ‑- INCREASES GRANTED BY 1963 LEGISLATURE ‑- CONSTITUTIONAL PROHIBITION AGAINST INCREASING OR DECREASING SALARY OF COUNTY OFFICIAL AFTER ELECTION OR DURING TERM. County superintendents of schools elected in November, 1962, to take office in
AGO 1963 NO. 28 > May 31 1963
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- AUDITOR ‑- AUTHORITY TO PRESCRIBE SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTING FOR MUNICIPAL FUNDS ‑- "LONG AND SHORT" ACCOUNT. The state auditor has the statutory authority to authorize the use by various municipalities of a "long and short" account within the prescribed system of
AGO 1963 NO. 29 > Jun 3 1963
LICENSES ‑- MARRIAGE ‑- EFFECT OF CHAPTER 230, LAWS OF 1963 ‑- EXPIRATION OF TIME VOIDS LICENSE. Section 3, chapter 230, Laws of 1963 (cf. RCW 26.04.180), which provides that a marriage license issued pursuant to the provisions of that chapter shall be void if the marriage is not solemnized within
AGO 1963 NO. 30 > Jun 5 1963
SCHOOLS ‑- COUNTY COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL DISTRICT ORGANIZATION ‑- STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION ‑- NONHIGH PARTICIPATIVE FINANCE PLAN ‑- AMOUNT TO BE RAISED BY NONHIGH DISTRICT IN EXCESS OF BONDING CAPACITY ‑- EXCESS LEVIES. Under chapter 28.56 RCW a county committee on school district organization may

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