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Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1976 NO. 11 > Feb 9 1976
TAXATION ‑- STATE ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- COMPUTATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE EXCISE TAX REVENUES TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO CITIES AND TOWNS Even though no portion of the local motor vehicle excise taxes provided for by RCW 35.58.273 is, itself, to be distributed to cities and towns under RCW 82.44.150(2)
AGLO 1976 NO. 12 > Feb 18 1976
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ‑- PENSIONS ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- COMPUTATION OF SUPPLEMENTARY RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR ACADEMIC EMPLOYEES Creditability of service under coverage of the teachers' retirement system in computing supplementary retirement benefits for academic employees of colleges and
AGLO 1976 NO. 13 > Feb 19 1976
TAXATION ‑- STATE ‑- CIGARETTE EXCISE TAX ‑- VETERANS' BONUSES Constitutional ability of the legislature to repeal the state cigarette excise tax once the payments of veterans' bonuses under chapter 73.34 RCW have been completed
AGLO 1976 NO. 14 > Feb 23 1976
ELECTIONS ‑- FUNDS ‑- PUBLIC ‑- CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS Constitutionality of the use of state funds to finance election campaigns; constitutional ability of the legislature to restrict campaign contributions so that persons might only contribute to a candidate if they are residents of the district
AGLO 1976 NO. 15 > Feb 24 1976
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES ‑- BOARD OF ELECTRICAL EXAMINERS ‑- LICENSING OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS Discussion of the respective responsibility of the department of labor and industries and the state board of electrical examiners in the process of licensing
AGLO 1976 NO. 16 > Feb 25 1976
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- CITY ‑- DURATION OF TERM OF MAYOR SERVING ON COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY A mayor who has been appointed to a county transportation authority under RCW 36.57.030(3) or (4) may continue to serve on the authority so long as he remains a qualified mayor
AGLO 1976 NO. 17 > Feb 26 1976
INSURANCE ‑- WARRANTY ‑- DISTINCTION BETWEEN INSURANCE AND WARRANTY CONTRACT Criteria for determining whether an "extended vehicle warranty" contract issued in connection with the sale of a new or used car constitutes "insurance" for the purposes of the Washington state insurance code
AGLO 1976 NO. 18 > Feb 26 1976
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- COUNCIL FOR POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION ‑- VOTING RIGHTS OF MEMBERS To the extent that the planning functions of the council for postsecondary education are funded under § 1202 of the federal higher education act amendments of 1972 (Public Law 92-318), all members of
AGLO 1976 NO. 19 > Mar 18 1976
DISTRICTS ‑- FIRE PROTECTION ‑- SEWER ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- SEWER DISTRICT LIABILITY FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES RCW 52.36.020, requiring contracts for fire protection services to other municipalities, is inapplicable to municipal property situated within an incorporated city or town even though
AGLO 1976 NO. 20 > Mar 19 1976
TAXATION ‑- MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- APPROPRIATIONS ‑- STATE ‑- USE OF LOCAL MOTOR VEHICLE EXCISE TAX REVENUES FOR STATE PURPOSES The legislature may not allocate, for general state purposes, revenues derived from the local motor vehicle excise tax provided for by RCW 35.58.273-35.58.