Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO NO. 32 >
TAXATION ‑- MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- GASOLINE ‑- HIGHWAYS ‑- BICYCLE PATHS To the extent that House Bill No. 1295 (chapter 141, Laws of 1974, 1st Ex. Sess.) is constitutionally valid, it permits municipalities to use gasoline tax revenues for the construction of bicycle paths.     
AGLO NO. 33 >
DISTRICTS ‑- PORTS ‑- LEASES ‑- PROPERTY ‑- AIRPORTS ‑- AGRICULTURAL FARMING A port district, in leasing certain land which it owns adjacent to an airport operated by it, may restrict the lessee's use of that land to the maintenance and operation of an agricultural farm where such use is determined
AGLO NO. 34 >
LIENS ‑- MATERIALMEN ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- ENFORCEMENT BY SUBCONTRACTOR Where a subcontractor's claim to a materialmen's lien is dependent upon his ability to show that the general contractor who employed him was acting as the agent for the owner of the property against which the lien is claimed, the
AGLO NO. 35 >
PENSIONS ‑- PERS ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- MUNICIPAL ‑- METRO TRANSIT Applicability of public employees' retirement system (PERS) to employees of private transportation company acquired by Metro Transit; entitlement of such employees to service credit for periods of employment with private
AGLO NO. 36 >
COUNTIES ‑- COURT HOUSES ‑- LOCATION OF COUNTY COURT HOUSE A board of county commissioners, in the exercise of its responsibility under RCW 36.32.120(1) and related statutes to provide for the erection and maintenance of a county court house, may not locate that court house outside the territorial
AGLO NO. 37 >
LIENS ‑- AGISTER ‑- AGRICULTURAL ‑- ENFORCEMENT OF ‑- ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURES Discussion of distinction between liens arising under RCW 60.56.010 and RCW 60.56.040; enforceability of agister liens under RCW 60.56.020 in view of Fuentes v. Shevin, 407 U.S. 67, 32 L.Ed. 2d 556, 92 S.Ct. 1983 (1972).
AGLO NO. 38 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ‑- EDUCATION ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- REDEFINITION OF UNFAIR PRACTICES It would not be unconstitutional under Amendment 61 to the Washington state Constitution for the legislature to amend the state law against discrimination so as to declare certain
AGLO NO. 39 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- HOUSING AUTHORITY (1) A board of county commissioners may not rescind a prior appointment of a member of the board of commissioners of a housing authority but it may remove such a member for cause under RCW 35.82.060. (2) Under RCW 35.82.050, a county
AGLO NO. 40 >
BONUS ‑- VETERANS ‑- VIETNAM ‑- CHILDREN ‑- ADOPTION    A parent who has been deprived by a decree of a court of competent jurisdiction of custody of a deceased Vietnam veteran who would have been eligible for a veteran's bonus under RCW 73.34.020 is not entitled to receive survivor's
AGLO NO. 41 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- URBAN ARTERIAL BOARD ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- HIGHWAYS ‑- FUNDS ‑- BAY FREEWAY The city of Seattle may not use moneys in its arterial street fund to repay the urban arterial board for state funds expended by that city in the purchase of right-of-way