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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1971 NO. 1 > Jan 5 1971
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- PENSIONS ‑- PUBLIC WORKS ‑- PENSION PROGRAM FOR NONCERTIFICATED SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES (1) RCW 41.40.410, as amended by § 1, chapter 84, Laws of 1965, requires all public school districts to provide coverage in the Washington public employees' retirement system for their
AGO 1971 NO. 2 > Jan 13 1971
CONTRACTS ‑- PUBLIC WORKS ‑- RETAINED PERCENTAGE OF MONEYS ‑- BID SPECIFICATIONS (1) A public body to which RCW 60.28.010 applies, in calling for bids for a public works contract, may not require in its bid specifications or otherwise that all prospective bidders indicate in their bid proposals
AGO 1971 NO. 3 > Jan 14 1971
TAXATION ‑- REAL PROPERTY ‑- EXCISE ‑- MOBILE HOMES If a mobile home meets the conditions set forth in the first paragraph of RCW 82.50.180 (5), it is not necessary, in order for the unit to be placed on the real property tax rolls of the county in which it is located, that the owner thereof make a
AGO 1971 NO. 4 > Jan 20 1971
MINORS ‑- GUARDIANS ‑- ABORTIONS ‑- PARENTAL CONSENT TO TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY OF MINOR CHILD The pregnancy of an unmarried female under 18 years of age may be terminated in accordance with chapter 3, Laws of 1970 (Referendum No. 20), if all other conditions set forth therein are met, on the
AGO 1971 NO. 5 > Jan 26 1971
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM ‑- LEGISLATURE ‑- AMENDING INITIATIVE ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE ‑- SUBMISSION OF ALTERNATIVE PROPOSAL Consideration of various alternatives which are available to the legislature under Article II, § 1 (Amendments 7 and 30) and Article II, § 41 (Amendment 26) of the
AGO 1971 NO. 6 > Feb 2 1971
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM ‑- CORPORATIONS ‑- FINANCING AN INITIATIVE OR REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN WITH FUNDS OF OUT-OF-STATE CORPORATION The provisions of RCW 29.79.490 (6) are applicable to a corporation whose principal office is, or a majority of whose members or stockholders have their residence
AGO 1971 NO. 7 > Feb 8 1971
ELECTIONS ‑- CITIZENSHIP ‑- CRIMES ‑- RESTORATION OF CIVIL RIGHTS BY GOVERNOR (1) A person who has been convicted of a felony under federal law, or under the law of another state, unless restored to his civil rights, should be regarded as disqualified from voting in the state of Washington under
AGO 1971 NO. 8 > Feb 10 1971
COUNTIES ‑- ZONING LAWS ‑- PLANNING COMMISSIONS Under the provisions of the planning enabling act (chapter 36.70 RCW), a board of county commissioners may not amend a zoning ordinance pursuant to an application for rezoning in a manner contrary to the recommendation of the planning commission,
AGO 1971 NO. 9 > Feb 17 1971
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- PLATS ‑- SUBDIVISIONS ‑- FILING OF ‑- NOTICE REQUIREMENTS The notice requirements of RCW 58.17.080 relating to the filing of a preliminary plat of a proposed subdivision adjacent to or within one mile of the municipal boundaries of a city or town do apply to a proposed
AGO 1971 NO. 10 > Mar 2 1971
ELECTIONS ‑- RESIDENCE ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- VOTING ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN STUDENTS (1) Article VI, § 4 of the Washington Constitution does not prevent a student in school from establishing a voting residence where he is living while attending school if he has an actual intent to establish that place as