Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO NO. 31 >
VETERANS ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- VETERANS' PREFERENCE ‑- CIVIL SERVICE ‑- PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT A discussion of the relationship between RCW 73.16.010, RCW 41.04.010 and 41.06.150 with respect to the preference rights of veterans in public employment with the state and its political subdivisions.  
AGLO NO. 32 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- SECRETARY OF STATE ‑- APPROPRIATIONS PERFORMANCE OF NEW STATUTORY DUTIES The secretary of state would not be legally justified in refusing to perform the new duties imposed upon his office by chapter 46, Laws of 1975-76, 2nd Ex. Sess., merely because the legislature
AGLO NO. 33 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- STATE COMMITTEE ON SALARIES ‑- QUORUM (1) Since the state committee on salaries consists of a total of seven members the quorum requirement for that agency is the attendance of at least four of those members. (2) So long as a quorum of the state committee on
AGLO NO. 34 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- GOVERNOR ‑- AUDITOR ‑- APPROPRIATIONS ‑- AUDITS OF MANSION MAINTENANCE ACCOUNT Appropriations made to the office of governor for mansion maintenance are subject to audit by the state auditor under the provisions of RCW 43.09.290, et seq.      
AGLO NO. 35 >
COMMUNITY COLLEGES ‑- LABOR ‑- APPRENTICESHIPS ‑- ADMISSION TO COMMUNITY COLLEGE APPRENTICESHIP COURSES (1) A community college may not restrict enrollments in courses commonly known as "related apprenticeship training" solely to students who are "registered apprentices" pursuant to chapter 49.04
AGLO NO. 36 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- TREASURER ‑- FUNDS ‑- SERVICES OF PUBLIC DEPOSITARIES If a public depositary is unwilling to provide the service of cashing or giving credit for state warrants, the state treasurer's office would be legally justified in excluding that depositary from further
AGLO NO. 37 >
CHILDREN ‑- PARENTS ‑- CHILD ABUSE ‑- PRESENCE OF PARENT DURING PRELIMINARY HEARING OF CHILD ABUSE COMPLAINT RCW 26.44.053(3) does not require that a parent or other person having legal custody of a child who has been reported as abused or neglected be made a "party" to a preliminary investigation
AGLO NO. 38 >
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- TREASURER ‑- PUBLIC FUNDS ‑- BANKS ‑- LIMITATION UPON PUBLIC FUNDS (1) The limitation in RCW 39.58.130 upon public deposits with a particular bank or trust company applies to all funds, in the aggregate, deposited by a county treasurer rather than separately to the
AGLO NO. 39 >
APPROPRIATIONS ‑- STATE ‑- COMMUNITY COLLEGES ‑- SALARIES ‑- LIMITATION UPON SALARY INCREASES FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE EMPLOYEES Answers several questions pertaining to the average 5% salary increase provided for by § 6(3), chapter 133, Laws of 1975-76, 2nd Ex. Sess., for community college and other
AGLO NO. 40 >
COUNTIES ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- CIVIL SERVICE ‑- ELECTIONS ‑- POLITICAL ACTIVITIES BY CERTAIN COUNTY EMPLOYEES The extent to which RCW 41.06.250(2) supersedes § 560 of the King county charter restricting political activities by county employees.