Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1984 NO. 21 >
TAXATION ‑- PROPERTY ‑- ADMINISTRATIVE REFUND OF CERTAIN PROPERTY TAXES  Except where the board of county commissioners acts on its own motion in some appropriate manner, a taxpayer may not be allowed an administrative refund of ad valorem property taxes under RCW 84.69.020, based upon a
AGO 1984 NO. 22 >
INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE ‑- WORKERS' COMPENSATION ‑- INVESTMENT ‑- CONSTITUTIONALITY OF INVESTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE FUNDS IN CORPORATE STOCK The provisions of Wash. Const., Art. XXIX, § 1 (Amendment 49) do not cover the investment of money in the state industrial insurance accident, medical aid
AGO 1984 NO. 23 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- ATTORNEY GENERAL ‑- WASHINGTON STATE PATROL ‑- LEGAL COUNSEL FOR STATE PATROL  The Washington State Patrol does not have statutory authority to employ an attorney to serve as legal adviser to the Patrol, instead of obtaining legal advice and representation from
AGO 1984 NO. 24 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- SHERIFF ‑- ARREST ‑- FEES ‑- FEE UPON UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT TO SERVE ARREST WARRANT Where a county sheriff makes one or more unsuccessful attempts to serve (or execute) an arrest warrant which is later cancelled or expires without having been successfully executed,
AGO 1984 NO. 25 >
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ‑- COMMUNITY COLLEGES ‑- LANDS ‑- ENABLING ACT ‑- USE OF ENABLING ACT LANDS FOR TRUST PURPOSES  (1) Funds generated from the management, sale or other disposition of public lands granted at statehood for charitable, educational, penal and reformatory institutions (CEP
AGO 1984 NO. 26 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ‑- AGRICULTURE ‑- FORMATION OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY COMMISSIONS  For the purposes of creating an agricultural commodity commission under a new marketing order or agreement, the provisions of the 1961 agricultural enabling act (
AGO 1984 NO. 27 >
COUNTIES ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- FIREARMS ‑- POLICE POWER ‑- REGULATION OF FIREARMS POSSESSION BY PERSONS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR OTHER DRUGS  (1) The validity of a local ordinance making it either a criminal or civil offense to be in possession of a firearm while under the influence
AGO 1984 NO. 28 >
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS ‑- ELECTRICAL ‑- APPLICABILITY OF MUNICIPAL ELECTRICAL CODE TO INSTALLATION OF WIRING IN STATE BUILDINGS. (1) Under the provisions of chapter 19.28 RCW, regulating the installation of electrical wiring and equipment, cities and towns are authorized to
AGO 1984 NO. 29 >
CHILDREN ‑- MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- MOTORCYCLES ‑- CHILDREN AS PASSENGERS ON MOTORCYCLES  (1) The provisions of RCW 46.61.687, relating to the transportation of young children as passengers in motor vehicles operated by the child's parent or legal guardian and requiring that the child be properly
AGO 1984 NO. 30 >
LANDLORD AND TENANT ‑- REAL ESTATE ‑- SALE ‑- MOBILE HOMES ‑- ADVERTISING SALE OF MOBILE HOMES Under RCW 59.20.070(1) a mobile home landlord may not prohibit or restrict a tenant from advertising that his or her mobile home is for sale by such normal means as posting a sign either on the mobile