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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1964 NO. 87 > Mar 2 1964
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- THIRD CLASS ‑- COMPREHENSIVE ZONING PLAN ‑- AMENDMENT ‑- REQUIREMENT FOR PUBLIC HEARING. (1) Where a third class city purports to amend a comprehensive zoning plan pursuant to RCW 35.63.120 a public hearing must be held before the city council even though the proposed
AGO 1964 NO. 88 > Mar 4 1964
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW ‑- INTERSTATE COMPACTS ‑- COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN ‑- CONSENT BY CONGRESS NO LIMITATION ON FUTURE LEGISLATION. Ratification by all states within the Columbia River Basin of an interstate compact, consented to by the Congress of the United States, will not restrict or impair the
AGO 1964 NO. 89 > Mar 5 1964
TAXATION ‑- ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY ‑- STORAGE OF COMMODITIES IN WASHINGTON ‑- PRODUCTS TO BE SHIPPED OUT OF WASHINGTON ‑- STATUTES GOVERNING ‑- NO IMPLIED AMENDMENT. Sections 13-16, chapter 28, Laws of 1963, Ex. Sess. (RCW 84.36.171 et seq.) do not repeal by implication RCW 84.36.140et seq.  The
AGO 1964 NO. 90 > Mar 9 1964
MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- DRIVER TRAINING EDUCATION ACT ‑- FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF PROGRAM ‑- PENALTY ASSESSMENT ON TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS ‑- BASED ON AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID INTO COURT. Under § 4, of the driver training education act, chapter 39, Laws of 1963 (RCW 46.81.030) where a fine imposed for a traffic
AGO 1964 NO. 91 > Mar 13 1964
COUNTIES ‑- LEGISLATIVE POWER ‑- COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM ‑- NO CONSTITUTIONAL OR STATUTORY PROVISION PROVIDING FOR DIRECT LEGISLATION BY COUNTY RESIDENTS. (1) Under existing state law the residents of a county do not have the power to enact county-wide legislation by
AGO 1964 NO. 92 > Mar 18 1964
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTIES ‑- INCOMPATIBILITY OF OFFICES ‑- CHAIRMAN OF COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AND COUNTY CIVIL DEFENSE DIRECTOR. Where a local civil defense organization as established by county ordinance under RCW 38.52.070 (1) is governed by a civil defense council consisting of
AGO 1964 NO. 93 > Mar 27 1964
COUNTIES ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- AUTHORITY TO FIX DAYS AND HOURS OF COUNTY OFFICERS ‑- EXCEPTIONS. The board of county commissioners of each of the counties in the state has the authority under state law to fix the days and hours that county offices shall be open; therefore the commissioners may
AGO 1964 NO. 94 > Mar 31 1964
MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- DRIVER EDUCATION ACT ‑- PENALTY ASSESSMENT ‑- NONPAYMENT ‑- CONFINEMENT. The penalty assessment imposed by § 4, chapter 39, Laws of 1963 (RCW 46.81.030) upon persons convicted of certain offenses involving the use of motor vehicles or the licensing of vehicle operators is in the
AGO 1964 NO. 95 > Mar 31 1964
MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- DRIVER EDUCATION ACT ‑- BAIL DEPOSIT OF PENALTY ASSESSMENT ‑- NOTICE TO ACCUSED ‑- DISMISSAL OF CASE ‑- PENALTY REFUNDABLE. (1) Chapter 39, Laws of 1963 (chapter 46 RCW) [[chapter 46.81 RCW and others]], requires a court to collect a penalty assessment deposit of two dollars for
AGO 1964 NO. 96 > Apr 2 1964
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- ELECTION ‑- APPOINTMENT OF ELECTION OFFICIALS. All elections which a school district is authorized by law to hold, except recall elections in class A and AA counties are to be conducted by election officials appointed by the county auditor pursuant to RCW 29.45.010 and RCW

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