Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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ABORTIONS ‑- CONSENT OF HUSBAND ‑- PERFORMANCE IN PUBLIC HOSPITAL HOSPITAL ‑- DEATH CERTIFICATES (1) The requirement of RCW 9.02.070 that an abortion, in order to be noncriminal, be performed upon a married woman only with the consent of her husband, remains presumptively constitutional in the
AGLO NO. 72 >
COUNTIES ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- LOCAL REGULATION OF NOISE Procedures to be followed by a county or city in adopting local noise controls differing from those established by the state department of ecology under chapter 183, Laws of 1974, 1st Ex. Sess
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ELECTIONS ‑- JUDGES ‑- SUPERIOR COURT ‑- DISTRICT COURT Necessity of an election in November, 1975, for unexpired terms of superior and district court judges in Whatcom county under certain described circumstances
AGLO NO. 74 >
COLLECTION AGENCIES ‑- ENFORCEMENT OF "COLLECTION COSTS" PROVISIONS BY LICENSED COLLECTION AGENCIES A licensed collection agency may not enforce a "collection costs" provision in a note or other contract assigned or otherwise transferred to it for collection unless expressly authorized by statute
AGLO NO. 75 >
OIL TANKERS ‑- NONPETROLEUM PRODUCTS ‑- OPERATION OF ON PUGET SOUND AND ADJACENT WATERS Chapter 125, Laws of 1975, 1st Ex. Sess., relating to the operation of certain large tanker ships on Puget Sound and adjacent waters, does not apply to such vessels when used to carry nonpetroleum products such
AGLO NO. 76 >
DISTRICTS ‑- FIRE PROTECTION ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- APPLICABILITY OF THE WASHINGTON INDUSTRIAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT (WISHA) TO VOLUNTEER FIREMEN The Washington industrial safety and health act (WISHA) is applicable to all volunteer firemen who are in any way monetarily compensated for their services as
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ELECTIONS ‑- INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM ‑- TIME FOR SUBMISSION OF INITIATIVES TO THE LEGISLATURE Under RCW 29.79.020 an initiative to the legislature may only be filed with the secretary of state within ten months prior to the next regular session of the legislature even though such initiative
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ELECTIONS ‑- POLITICAL PARTIES ‑- NOMINATION OF MINOR PARTY CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER At a minor political party convention under chapter 29.24 RCW persons who are not qualified electors of the county commissioner district involved may not be counted as valid signers of a
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CIGARETTES ‑- HEALTH ‑- PUBLIC MEETINGS ‑- SMOKING AT MEETINGS OF STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION WAC 248-152-030 prohibits smoking at such meetings of the state highway commission as are open to the public under chapter 42.30 RCW
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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- HORSE RACING COMMISSION ‑- DIVISION OF RACES WAC 260-12-010(22), an administrative regulation of the Washington horse racing commission permitting races which overfill to be contested in two or more divisions, remains a valid and legally defensible administrative