Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1983 NO. 1 >
MEETINGS ‑- PUBLIC ‑- COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ‑- FEES ‑- APPLICABILITY OF OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT TO SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES FEES COMMITTEE The Washington Open Public Meetings Act (chapter 42.30 RCW) is applicable to meetings of services and activities fees committees at state institutions of
AGO 1983 NO. 2 >
CITIES ‑- COUNTIES ‑- PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES ‑- APPLICABILITY OF STATE PREVAILING WAGE LAW  The construction, alteration, repair or improvement (other than ordinary maintenance) of low income housing facilities by a public housing authority established pursuant to chapter 35.82 RCW
AGO 1983 NO. 3 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS ‑- INCOMPATIBILITY OF OFFICES ‑- CITY COUNCIL MEMBER AND DISTRICT FIREFIGHTER  Neither the common law doctrine of incompatible public offices nor any other state law precludes a person from simultaneously serving as a member
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INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM ‑- LEGISLATURE ‑- CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION ‑- USE OF INITIATIVE TO CALL FOR FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION  An initiative, under Article II, § 1 of the Washington Constitution, may be used for the purpose of applying to the federal Congress to call a convention
AGO 1983 NO. 5 >
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOL ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- PENSIONS ‑- SOCIAL SECURITY ‑- WITHDRAWAL BY INDIVIDUAL DISTRICTS  Because of the requirements of federal social security coverage for school district employees under RCW 41.40.411 and RCW 41.33.010, et seq., an individual school district may
AGO 1983 NO. 6 >
DISTRICTS ‑- HOSPITAL ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- COMPENSATION ‑- CONSTITUTIONALLY RESTRICTED INCREASE IN COMPENSATION  In the event that the currently serving commissioners of a public hospital district by duly adopted resolution raise their own daily rate of compensation from $25 per day to $40 per
AGO 1983 NO. 7 >
RETIREMENT ‑- PENSIONS ‑- LAW ENDORCEMENT OFFICERS' AND FIRE FIGHTERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM ‑- INSURANCE ‑- MEDICAL BENEFITS ‑- DIVISION OF INSURANCE COSTS Medical insurance for law enforcement officers or firefighters under RCW 41.26.150(4), on the basis of which medical service payments by the
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WORKERS' COMPENSATION ‑- INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE ‑- VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AMENDMENTS ‑- APPLICABILITY TO PREVIOUSLY INJURED WORKERS  Sections 1 through 13 of chapter 63, Laws of 1982, relating to vocational rehabilitation for injured workers, are remedial statutes which apply retroactively to
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DISTRICTS ‑-  PUBLIC UTILITY ‑-  RECORDS ‑-  ACCESS TO CERTAIN RECORDS OF PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICTS UNDER STATE PUBLIC DISCLOSURE LAW (1) The records of a public utility district concerning the names and addresses of individual customers are public records which such a district is
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DISTRICTS ‑-  SCHOOLS ‑-  FUNDS ‑-  INVESTMENT INCOME ‑-  INTEREST EARININGS FROM SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDING RESERVE FUND  RCW 28A.58.440 allows the transfer of interest earnings from a school district building reserve fund or building and capital projects fund to another