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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1991 NO. 11 > Mar 27 1991
TAXATION ‑- PROPERTY ‑- AGRICULTURAL ‑- OPEN SPACE ‑- TIMBER LAND ‑- FOREST LAND ‑- ASSESSOR ‑- INHERITANCE OF CLASSIFIED OR DESIGNATED LAND 1.  Chapter 84.34 RCW provides for current use valuation for the purpose of property tax assessments of land classified as agricultural, open space, or timber
AGO 1991 NO. 12 > Mar 28 1991
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- COURTS ‑- TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS RCW 3.50.030 and 3.30.090 provide for the establishment of violations bureaus to assist in the processing of traffic infraction cases.  A traffic violations bureau does not have the authority to enter default judgments or assess penalties, when a
AGO 1991 NO. 13 > Mar 28 1991
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- SALARIES AND WAGES ‑- JUDGES ‑- SALARY OF MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES Chapter 3.50 RCW empowers certain cities to establish a municipal court that is not part of the state's district court system.  If a city establishes a municipal court pursuant to chapter 3.50 RCW, the salary of
AGO 1991 NO. 14 > Mar 28 1991
SUPERVISOR OF BANKING ‑- BANKS AND BANKING ‑- INSURANCE The state Supervisor of Banking acted within his authority in adopting WAC 50-12-310 through [50-12]-370 which relate to insurance activities by state‑chartered banks and trust companies
AGO 1991 NO. 15 > Mar 29 1991
COMMUNITY COLLEGES ‑- SALARIES AND WAGES ‑- COMPENSATION ‑- AUTOMOBILES ‑- REIMBURSEMENT OF TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES 1.  Prior to its amendment in 1990, RCW 28B.50.140(3) empowered a community college board of trustees to fix the salary and duties of community college presidents.  RCW 28B.50.140(3)
AGO 1991 NO. 16 > Apr 4 1991
COMMUNITY COLLEGES ‑- BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE EDUCATION ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- EDUCATION 1.  The Legislature has established limits upon community college enrollment.  As a creature of statute a community college must have specific statutory authority to enroll students in excess of those authorized
AGO 1991 NO. 17 > Apr 17 1991
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- COUNTIES ‑- DISTRICTS ‑- EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES ‑- MEDICAL BENEFITS ‑- SELF-FUNDING OF EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFITS BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT Charter counties, charter cities, code cities and municipal corporations, in the exercise of proprietary functions, have
AGO 1991 NO. 18 > Apr 29 1991
LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ‑- CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COMMISSION ‑- LEOFF PLAN II RCW 41.26.470(2) provides that a disabled member who has recovered from an incapacitating disability, shall be restored to duty.  The Criminal Justice Training Commission may not require law enforcement officers to
AGO 1991 NO. 19 > May 14 1991
SCHOOLS - DISTRICTS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICE DISTRICTS - INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT - INSURANCE - SHORT-TERM OBLIGATIONS - AUTHORITY OF ENTITY CREATED BYSCHOOL DISTRICTSAND EDUCATIONAL SERVICE DISTRICTS TO ISSUE REVENUE ANTICIPATION NOTES 1.  Chapter 48.52 RCW authorizes school districts and
AGO 1991 NO. 20 > Jun 7 1991
HEALTH ‑- INSURANCE ‑- HEALTH INSURANCE POOL ‑- CHIROPRACTORS ‑- ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICE CONTRACTOR THAT PROVIDES COVERAGE EXCLUSIVELY FOR CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES RCW 48.41.090 provides for assessment of members of the Washington State Health Insurance Pool based on the number of persons

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