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Bob Ferguson

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INITIATIVE NO. 276 ‑- AMENDMENT ‑- VOTE OF TWO-THIRDS OF ALL OF THE MEMBERS ELECTED TO EACH HOUSE OF THE LEGISLATURE Senate Bill No. 2697, currently pending before the legislature, does constitute a proposed amendment to Initiative No. 276 so as to cause this bill to be subject to the restriction
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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- CLERKS ‑- PUBLIC DEPOSITS ‑- COUNTY CLERKS' TRUST FUNDS ‑- QUALIFIED PUBLIC DEPOSITARY Funds held in trust for litigants by a county clerk under RCW 36.48.080, when deposited with a "qualified public depositary" under chapter 193, Laws of 1969, Ex. Sess., are
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TAXATION ‑- PROPERTY ‑- PORTS AND PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICTS ‑- INITIATIVE NO. 44 (1) The twenty mill limitation upon property taxes which is provided for in Initiative No. 44 does not apply to taxes levied by port or public utility districts. (2) The legislature, notwithstanding Initiative No. 44,
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VETERANS ‑- MILITARY ‑- MAINTENANCE OF WASHINGTON STATE SOLDIER'S HOME Article X, § 3 of the Washington State Constitution requires the legislature to provide for the maintenance of a "soldier's home" only for disabled veterans of the Civil War who fought on the Union side and for members of the
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CRIMES ‑- FIRST DEGREE MURDER ‑- PAROLE A person who upon being convicted in this state of first degree murder was sentenced to death under RCW 9.48.030, but whose sentence was thereafter commuted to life imprisonment by the governor, may be granted a parole under RCW 9.95.115, in the absence of
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TAXATION ‑- LEGISLATION ‑- RELIEF FROM SPECIAL PROPERTY TAXES TO CERTAIN HOME OWNERS The legislature may not constitutionally grant special property tax levy relief to home owner-taxpayer as a class only, and not grant the same property tax treatment to other real estate owned by corporations,
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INITIATIVE NO. 276 ‑- REPORTING OF FINANCIAL INTERESTS ‑- ELECTIVE OFFICES CITY OF SEATTLE ‑- COMPLIANCE WITH CITY ORDINANCE (1) The provisions of Initiative No. 276 which require candidates for public office to make reports of their financial interests and of their campaign contributions and
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LANDS ‑- AGRICULTURAL ‑- TAXATION ‑- OPEN SPACE ‑- SENATE BILL NO. 2177 (1973) Senate Bill No. 2177, relating to the taxation of agricultural lands, would be constitutional under the "open space" amendment to the state Constitution (Article VII, § 11, Amendment 53) if enacted in the form submitted
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SCHOOLS ‑- DISTRICTS ‑- TEACHERS ‑- LEAVES OF ABSENCE Under RCW 28A.67.900, a school district may grant to a teacher a one year leave of absence, unpaid, when the teacher's position is not being terminated, and at the same time hire a replacement teacher for that person, with the express agreement
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ELECTIONS ‑- OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- LEGISLATORS An incumbent member of the house of representatives now serving a two-year term to which he was elected in November, 1972, may be a candidate for an unexpired term in the state senate to be filled at the November 6, 1973, general election ‑