Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1979 NO. 1 > Jan 12 1979
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD ‑- LIQUOR ‑- LICENSES ‑- ELIGIBILITY FOR LICENSE AS AGENT OF WINE WHOLESALER AND IMPORTER Neither RCW 66.28.010 nor RCW 66.28.020 prohibit a person who has a contract vendor's interest in a restaurant holding a retail liquor license in the state
AGLO 1979 NO. 2 > Jan 15 1979
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- OPTIONAL MUNICIPAL CODE ‑- TAXATION ‑- HORSE RACING ‑- GAMBLING ‑- EXCISE TAX ON PARIMUTUEL WAGERING A noncharter code city may levy a city business and occupation tax on the gross receipts of parimutuel machines at a horse race course that is situated within the corporate
AGLO 1979 NO. 3 > Jan 17 1979
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES ‑- CONTRACTS FOR CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICES Extent of the legal ability of the Department of Social and Health Services, in the light of an existing collective bargaining agreement, to contract for the performance of crisis
AGLO 1979 NO. 4 > Jan 17 1979
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- DISTRICTS ‑- PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICTS ‑- CONSERVATION ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- CONSTITUTIONALITY OF PROPOSED PUBLIC UTILITY CONSERVATION PROGRAM It would be a violation of Article VIII, § 7 of the state constitution for a municipal utility or public utility district to advance funds to
AGLO 1979 NO. 5 > Jan 18 1979
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- SHERIFF ‑- CIVIL SERVICE ‑- DISMISSAL OR SUSPENSION OF DEPUTY SHERIFFS The provisions of chapter 41.14 RCW constitute the exclusive means of removing, suspending, demoting or otherwise taking action adverse to the employment status of a deputy sheriff whose
AGLO 1979 NO. 6 > Jan 19 1979
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ‑- COMMON CARRIERS ‑- DEREGULATION OF COMMERCIAL TRUCKING INDUSTRY There is no constitutional impediment which would bar the state legislature from deregulating the commercial trucking industry without providing for the
AGLO 1979 NO. 7 > Jan 26 1979
TAXATION ‑- LICENSES ‑- FEES ‑- MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- AUTHORITY TO REFUND MOTOR VEHICLE EXCISE TAX PAYMENTS OF LICENSE FEES NOT PAID ERRONEOUSLY The State Department of Licensing is not presently authorized by law to refund either a lawfully paid motor vehicle license fee or the accompanying motor
AGLO 1979 NO. 8 > Feb 2 1979
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- CONSTITUTIONALITY OF PROPOSED LEGISLATION House Bill No. 75, currently pending before the legislature, which (if enacted) would permit the voters of any noncharter county to increase the composition of their board of county commissioners from three
AGLO 1979 NO. 9 > Feb 7 1979
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES ‑- INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE ‑- WORKERS' COMPENSATION ‑- APPROVING SETTLEMENTS OF THIRD PARTY CLAIMS Under the provisions of chapter 51.24 RCW, as amended by chapter 85, Laws of 1977, 1st Ex. Sess. (SSB 2154), either the State
AGLO 1979 NO. 10 > Feb 9 1979
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ‑- FOREST ‑- FIRE ‑- FUNDING STATE FOREST FIRE PROTECTION PROGRAM The State Department of Natural Resources may not expend monies from the Resource Management Cost Account or the Forest Development Account, over and above payment of