Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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ELECTIONS ‑- JUDGES ‑- APPLICABILITY OF RCW 29.21.015 TO JUDICIAL ELECTIONS RCW 29.21.015, as amended by § 2, chapter 120, Laws of 1975-76, 2nd Ex. Sess., does not apply to the election of superior court and appellate court judges so as to mean that if only two candidates have filed for a given
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CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- ELECTIONS ‑- SUBMISSION OF CHARTER AMENDMENT Under Article XI, § 10 of the state constitution an amendment to a city charter may be submitted to the voters at any general election held pursuant to the provisions of RCW 29.13.010
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INSANE PERSONS ‑- MENTAL ILLNESS ‑- RECOMMITMENT OF VOLUNTARY PERSONS UNDER CHAPTER 71.05 RCW Right of a mentally ill person who has been involuntarily committed to apply for voluntary status; procedures to be followed in recommitment of such a person to an involuntary patient
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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- MUNICIPAL ‑- PORT DISTRICTS ‑- INTEREST IN CONTRACTS Applicability of RCW 42.23.030 to the lease of moorage space from a port district by one of the members of the port commission; legal consequences of voting by a port commissioner upon a matter in which he is interested as
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DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE It is not necessary to amend RCW 28A.58.550, relating to execution of executory conditional sales contracts by school districts, to bring that statute into conformity with the uniform commercial code
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COUNTIES ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- BOUNDARY REVIEW BOARD ‑- DISINCORPORATION OF MUNICIPALITIES In the event of a proposal to disincorporate a city or town under chapter 35.07 RCW, there will be sufficient compliance with RCW 36.93.090 if the initiators of a petition for disincorporation file their
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INITIATIVE NO. 276 ‑- COUNTIES ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- POLICE RECORDS ‑- ACCESS TO POLICE RECORDS UNDER THE INITIATIVE Under the provisions of RCW 42.17.260 ‑ 42.17.310, a determination that certain records in the custody of a city police department do, or do not, contain specific intelligence
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LABOR ‑- EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES ‑- COMPENSATING TIME IN LIEU OF OVERTIME Under RCW 49.46.130(1) an employer is not required to grant all employee requests for compensating time off in lieu of overtime pay; if, however, an employer denies any such requests it will then be obligated to pay for the
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ELECTIONS ‑- CANDIDATES ‑- INDIGENTS ‑- WAIVER OF CANDIDATES' PAMPHLET FEE FOR INDIGENTS A candidate for elective office may not qualify to have his statement entered in the official candidates' pamphlet provided for by chapter 29.80 RCW by filing a declaration that he is without sufficient assets
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COUNTIES ‑- ELECTIONS ‑- ADVISORY ‑- CONDUCT OF ADVISORY ELECTIONS BY COUNTIES In connection with its adoption of an ordinance under RCW 36.32.120, a board of county commissioners may, but is not required to, conduct an advisory election to be participated in by the voters of the county