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Bob Ferguson

AGLO NO. 42 >
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- BOARD MEMBERS ‑- COSTS INCURRED IN ATTENDING BOARD MEETINGS RCW 28A.58.310 does authorize school board members to be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred in attending regular or special school board meetings, whether such meetings are in the neighborhood where the school
AGLO NO. 43 >
COLLECTION AGENCIES ‑- LICENSES ‑- COLLECT TELEPHONE CALLS TO OUT-OF-STATE DEBTORS The provisions of RCW 19.16.250(16) prohibit a collection agency licensed as such under chapter 19.16 RCW from placing a collect telephone call within the state of Washington to a debtor or other person located out-
AGLO NO. 44 >
BONDS ‑- ADVANCE REFUNDING ‑- INVESTMENT OF PROCEEDS ‑- ROUNDING OUT MATURITIES   (1) Prior to applying the proceeds derived from the sale of advance refunding bonds to the purposes for which such bonds shall have been issued, those proceeds may be invested in "government obligations" as
AGLO NO. 45 >
COUNTY ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- BUILDING PERMITS ‑- FEES (1) In providing for a state building code for cities and towns, chapter 96, Laws of 1974, 1st Ex. Sess., imposes a standard fee schedule in connection with the administration of such code in place of such local fee schedules in effect on
AGLO NO. 46 >
MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- POLICE OFFICERS ‑- SHERIFFS ‑- HIGHWAYS ‑- ABANDONED ‑- REMOVAL   (1) A police officer may employ the services of a commercial towing truck to move a parked automobile from a highway under RCW 46.61.565.   (2) In such a case, the tow truck operator will have a statutory
AGLO NO. 47 >
HIGHWAYS ‑- BILLBOARDS ‑- SIGNS ‑- MAINTENANCE OF SIGNS IN COMMERCAL AND INDUSTRIAL AREAS If a person has lawfully erected and maintained a sign visible from the main traveled way of the primary highway system within commercial and industrial areas on June 1, 1971, such sign is permitted to remain
AGLO NO. 48 >
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT ‑- TEACHERS ‑- CONTRACTS An intermediate school district may not contract with local school districts within its boundaries to establish and operate a special education program for handicapped children on behalf of those local districts, although
AGLO NO. 49 >
LEGISLATURE ‑- LOTTERIES ‑- GAMBLING ‑- INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM While the ultimate approval of sixty percent of the voters will be required to pass a referendum bill authorizing lotteries under Article II, § 24 of the state Constitution, the legislature may pass and order a referendum on such a
AGLO NO. 50 >
CEMETERIES ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- TRUSTS ‑- FUNDS ‑- ENDOWMENT  (1) To the extent that a prearrangement contract calls for the furnishing of services and/or the delivery of merchandise, the contract must be fully performed by the cemetery authority with which it was made, in accordance with its terms
AGLO NO. 51 >
TAXATION ‑- LOGGING ‑- TIMBER ‑- EXPORTS   It would not be constitutional for the legislature, in imposing an excise tax upon the harvesting of timber, to impose a special surtax applicable only to that timber which is exported.