Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1976 NO. 21 > Mar 19 1976
COUNTIES ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- TAXATION ‑- GAMBLING ‑- USE OF COUNTY OR CITY GAMBLING TAX REVENUES Under RCW 9.46.113 law enforcement activities related to the enforcement of state gambling laws must be regarded as having the "first call" on municipal gambling tax revenues authorized by RCW 9.46.
AGLO 1976 NO. 22 > Mar 23 1976
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY ‑- WATER ‑- CONDEMNATION ‑- EMINENT DOMAIN ‑- REACQUISITION OF WATER RIGHTS BY STATE AGENCIES The state department of ecology may not condition a water right permit issued under RCW 90.03.290 by providing, pursuant to an administrative
AGLO 1976 NO. 23 > Mar 24 1976
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES ‑- "BUY BACK PROGRAM" ‑- USE OF COMMERCIAL FISHING VESSELS ON COLUMBIA RIVER A commercial fishing vessel which is purchased by the department of fisheries under RCW 75.28.500, et seq., and then sold by the department, may not be used for
AGLO 1976 NO. 24 > Mar 25 1976
INITIATIVE NO. 276 ‑- COUNTIES ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- POLICE RECORDS ‑- ACCESS TO POLICE RECORDS UNDER THE INITIATIVE A discussion of the extent to which the provisions of RCW 42.17.310(1)(d) and (e) prohibit public access to police records
AGLO 1976 NO. 25 > Mar 29 1976
PENSIONS ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- FUNDING OF POST-RETIREMENT PENSION INCREASES UNDER PERS AND TRS Where the actuary employed by either the public employees' or teachers' retirement boards reports that the required employer (in the case of PERS) or legislative (in the case of TRS) contribution rate,
AGLO 1976 NO. 26 > Apr 5 1976
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- DIRECT DEPOSIT PAYROLL PROGRAM RCW 28A.58.730 does not permit a school district to require its employees to participate in a direct deposit payroll program established thereunder
AGLO 1976 NO. 27 > Apr 5 1976
ELECTIONS ‑- INITIATIVE NO. 276 ‑- CAMPAIGN FINANCING ‑- APPLICABILITY OF INITIATIVE No. 276 TO CANDIDATES FOR FEDERAL OFFICE RCW 42.17.030-42.17.120 and RCW 42.17.240 are inapplicable to candidates seeking election to United States Senate or House of Representatives because of the federal
AGLO 1976 NO. 28 > Apr 12 1976
PLATS AND PLATTING ‑- COUNTIES ‑- AUTHORITY OF COUNTY TO REGULATE CERTAIN SUBDIVISIONS A county may, by ordinance, require the platting of subdivisions in accordance with chapter 58.17 RCW in any case in which the smallest lot within a subdivision is fifty acres or less in area
AGLO 1976 NO. 29 > Apr 23 1976
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- BOARD OF PHARMACY ‑- LICENSES ‑- SINGLE STOP CONCEPT FOR ISSUANCE OF STATE LICENSES OR PERMITS ‑- RETAIL GROCERY BUSINESS While the "Business Coordination Act" (chapter 68, Laws of 1975-76, 2nd Ex. Sess.) will apply to grocers seeking licenses issued by the state
AGLO 1976 NO. 30 > Apr 23 1976
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- PROSECUTING ATTORNEY ‑- CORONER ‑- SERVICE BY PROSECUTOR AS CORONER IN FOURTH CLASS COUNTY (1) Notwithstanding § 1, chapter 86, Laws of 1973, Ex. Sess., the prosecuting attorney of a fourth class county is still required to serve as ex officio county coroner. (2)