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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- COUNTIES ‑- APPOINTMENT   Under Article IV, § 23 of the Washington Constitution there may be appointed one or more court commissioners, not exceeding three in number, for each county.            
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COMMUNITY COLLEGES ‑- FEES ‑- TUITION ‑- AUTHORITY TO WAIVE CERTAIN FEES   A community college board of trustees does not have the authority to waive tuition, operating fees, and services and activities fees for students who are enrolled in programs designed to enable them to finish their
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 OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ‑- SHORELINES MANAGEMENT ACT OF 1971 ‑- TIMBER ‑- STATE LANDS    (1) In order to engage in the logging of timber within "shorelines of the state" as that term is used in chapter 90.58 RCW, the Shorelines Management Act
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LOTTERIES ‑- GAMBLING ‑- LICENSE ‑- CHAPTER 141, LAWS OF 1972, EX. SESS. ‑- CHAPTER 218, LAWS OF 1973, EX. SESS   A bona fide charitable or non profit organization which has been conducting raffles over the past several months in accordance with chapter 280, Laws of 1971, Ex. Sess., as amended
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DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- COUNTIES ‑- LOCAL IMPROVEMENT ‑- PETITIONS  A school district, acting through its board of directors, may sign a petition for the formation of a utility local improvement district under RCW 36.94.230, or sign a protest petition against the formation of such a district
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COURTS ‑- DISTRICT JUSTICE ‑- ELECTION ‑- UNEXPIRED TERM   Where persons are currently serving by appointment as district justice court judges under RCW 3.34.100, an election will not be required by chapter 4, Laws of 1973, to be held on November 6, 1973, for the remainder of the unexpired
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CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- FREEHOLDERS ‑- CHARTERS ‑- PRESENTATION TO VOTERS ‑- FORMATION OF NEW OR REVISED CITY CHARTER   If a board of freeholders is elected by the voters of a first class city under RCW 35.22.140 to prepare and propose a new or revised city charter for submission to a vote of the
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DISTRICTS ‑- PORT ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- JAILS ‑- DETENTION FACILITY ‑- CONSTRUCTION OF   A port district, acting either by itself or in concert with two cities within the corporate limits of which port facilities are located, does not have the power to construct a jail facility in which
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PENSIONS ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- PERS ‑- STATE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM ‑- LEGISLATURE ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- AUTHORITY OF LEGISLATURE TO MODIFY EMPLOYEES' PENSION PLANS   Unless accompanied by correlative new benefits and/or a demonstrable showing of necessity for the purpose of maintaining the
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OPTIONAL MUNICIPAL CODE ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- ADOPTION OF FORM OF GOVERNMENT   Under RCW 35A.06.030, a city which previously adopted the optional municipal code together with one of the plans of government thereby authorized for noncharter code cities may change to another plan authorized for