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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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HIGHWAYS ‑- CONDEMNATION ‑- EMINENT DOMAIN ‑- GAME    The department of game is not entitled to compensation under Article I, § 16 (Amendment 9) of the state Constitution when the state highway department acquires property for a highway through an area designated by the game department as a game
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CONSTITUTION ‑- WASHINGTON ‑- AMENDMENTS ‑- HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 61 ‑- EQUAL RIGHTS  The continuing existence of the Washington State Women's Council does not constitute a violation of Amendment 61 to the state Constitution which was approved by the voters at the November, 1972, general election
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ELECTIONS ‑- OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- LEGISLATORS ‑- SALARY   The salary applicable to the remainder of an unexpired legislative term filled by election in November, 1973, (as provided in chapter 4, Laws of 1973) will be $3,600 per annum, the same salary as was fixed by law at the
AGLO NO. 54 >
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- COUNTIES ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- REPORTERS    Court reporters appointed by the various superior court judges under RCW 2.32.180 are employees of the county or counties whose superior courts they serve pursuant to such appointments
AGLO NO. 55 >
VETERANS ‑- COUNTIES ‑- RELIEF ‑- PROCEDURES FOR PAYMENTS OF COUNTY VETERANS' RELIEF BENEFITS    (1) The Allied Veterans' Council of Washington State does not qualify as a veterans' organization for the purposes of RCW 73.08.010.   (2) Chapter 73.08 RCW does not authorize a board of county
AGLO NO. 56 >
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- LABOR ‑- EXCLUSIVE BARGAINING AGENT FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY FACULTY MEMBERS   The governing body of a state college or university does not have the authority to grant formal recognition to a single employee organization as exclusive bargaining agent for
AGLO NO. 57 >
EMPLOYEES ‑- STATE ‑- SALARIES ‑- CONSTITUTIONALITY OF RETROACTIVE TERMINAL LEAVE PAY AND OTHER BENEFITS  A proposal to amend House Bill No. 1054 at the September legislative session so as to cause the terminal leave benefits provided for therein to be applicable, retroactively, to employees
AGLO NO. 58 >
COMMUNITY COLLEGES ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- SCHOOL DISTRICTS ‑- AUTHORITY OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO OPERATE ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS   A board of trustees of Yakima Valley College, a community college operating under chapter 28B.50 RCW, has the legal right thereunder to operate certain adult education
AGLO NO. 59 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- SHERIFF ‑- CONCEALED WEAPONS ‑- ISSUANCE OF PERMIT   A county sheriff may not refuse to issue a permit to carry a concealed weapon under RCW 9.41.070 solely on the ground that the person applying for such permit is not a resident of his particular county
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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION ‑- SUPREME COURT DECISION WEISS V. BRUNO ‑- FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY AND DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS   The Washington Supreme Court's decision in Weiss v. Bruno, 82 Wn.2d 199 (1973), renders action by the state board in