Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1981 NO. 1 > Jan 2 1981
PENSIONS ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND FIRE FIGHTERS ‑- CONSTITUTIONALITY OF PROPOSED DISABILITY RETIREMENT AMENDMENTS  Analysis and determination, under the Bakehus [Bakenhus] rule, of the constitutionality of three proposed bills relating to disability retirement for certain
AGLO 1981 NO. 2 > Jan 27 1981
LICENSES ‑- INTOXICATING LIQUOR ‑- MINORS ‑- MARRIAGE OF TAVERN OPERATOR TO PERSON UNDER TWENTY-ONE (1) A tavern operator holding appropriate state liquor licenses who is, himself, over twenty-one years of age may not be denied the continuation or reissuance of those licenses by the State Liquor
AGLO 1981 NO. 3 > Feb 10 1981
BONDS ‑- STATE ‑- MUNICIPAL ‑- INTEREST ‑- CREDITING INTEREST EARNED ON INVESTMENT OF BOND PROCEEDS In the absence of a statute, charter provision, ordinance or bond covenant to the contrary, interest earned on the investment of state or municipal bond proceeds is to be credited to the building or
AGLO 1981 NO. 4 > Feb 26 1981
LEGISLATURE ‑- REDISTRICTING ‑- AUTHORITY OF STATUTORY REDISTRICTING COMMISSION A legislative redistricting plan formulated by a statutorily-created redistricting commission could not become effective without being enacted into law by the legislature in the manner that other laws, generally, are
AGLO 1981 NO. 5 > Mar 9 1981
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- CLERK ‑- FUNDS ‑- INTEREST ON INVESTMENT OF CLERK'S TRUST FUND Where monies totalling $2,000 or more have been placed in trust with a superior court clerk in connection with a particular matter in litigation, and a litigant in the matter has filed a written request
AGLO 1981 NO. 6 > Mar 9 1981
DIRECTORS ‑- SCHOOL ‑- CALENDAR ‑- LEGALITY OF FOUR-DAY SCHOOL WEEK A school district may not, under existing law, comply with the provisions of RCW 28A.58.180 (one hundred-eighty day school year) by merely lengthening each school day and then operating only four days per week for the same number
AGLO 1981 NO. 7 > Mar 19 1981
PENSIONS ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- POLICE ‑- FIREMEN ‑- LEOFF ‑- USE OF MUNICIPAL FIREMEN'S PENSION FUND (1) Monies in a prior municipal firemen's pension fund may now lawfully be used for the payment of service retirement, disability retirement and other pension benefits to qualified
AGLO 1981 NO. 8 > Apr 15 1981
COURTS ‑- JUSTICE ‑- JUDGMENTS ‑- EXAMINATION OF JUDGMENT DEBTORS A district justice court has the authority, under RCW 6.32.010 and 6.32.015, to order examination of judgment debtors personally or by written interrogatories
AGLO 1981 NO. 9 > Apr 22 1981
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- GOVERNOR ‑- STATE PATROL ‑- BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS OF GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTEES When requested to do so by the Governor for the purpose of determining the qualifications of a prospective gubernatorial appointee to public office, the Washington State Patrol may (a
AGLO 1981 NO. 10 > Apr 22 1981
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- GOVERNOR ‑- LEGISLATURE ‑- EFFECT OF ACTION BY SENATE RETURNING ALL UNCONFIRMED APPOINTEES TO THE GOVERNOR Where, at the request of a new governor, the Senate voluntarily returns the names of those unconfirmed appointees then pending before it, the appointees