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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1971 NO. 21 > Jul 27 1971
GAMBLING ‑- LOTTERIES ‑- FAIRS ‑- AGRICULTURAL ‑- CONDUCT OF CERTAIN GAMES BY AGRICULTURAL FAIRS Applicability of chapter 280, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., to bingo, raffles, amusement games, to other gambling games, and to games of skill, when conducted as part of an agricultural fair
AGO 1971 NO. 22 > Jul 28 1971
TAXATION ‑- REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY ‑- INTEREST RATE ‑- EFFECT OF AMENDMENT OF STATUTE (1) The amendatory reduction of the interest rate on delinquent property taxes for the first five hundred dollars of such taxes for a single year (from a rate of 10% to a rate of 5%) contained in § 3, chapter
AGO 1971 NO. 23 > Aug 2 1971
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- ISSUANCE OF OCCUPATIONAL DRIVERS' PERMITS ‑- GOVERNOR'S VETO POWER On and after the effective day of chapter 284, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., portions of which were vetoed by the governor, occupational drivers' permits can continue
AGO 1971 NO. 24 > Aug 3 1971
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- SECRETARY OF STATE ‑- NOMINATING CERTIFICATES AT MINOR PARTY CONVENTIONS ‑- CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION The secretary of state may not, by the adoption of a rule or regulation, cause the names and addresses of registered voters signing nominating certificates at minor
AGO 1971 NO. 25 > Aug 12 1971
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- GAME COMMISSION ‑- REGULATION OF IMPORTATION, BREEDING AND SALE OF WILD ANIMALS The Washington state game commission has the authority to regulate (a) the importation of and (b) the commercial breeding and sale of "wild animals" as that term is ordinarily understood
AGO 1971 NO. 26 > Aug 18 1971
ABORTIONS ‑- TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY BY PERSON OTHER THAN A LICENSED PHYSICIAN Neither chapter 3, Laws of 1970 (Referendum No. 20), nor any other law or regulation currently in effect, allows a pregnancy of a woman to be terminated by any person other than a physician licensed under either chapter
AGO 1971 NO. 27 > Aug 31 1971
TAXATION ‑- EXEMPTION ‑- INCOME QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION UNDER § 4, CHAPTER 288, LAWS OF 1971, 1st EX. SESS (1) If a property owner claiming a tax exemption under § 4, chapter 288, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., received income during the preceding calendar year "of the type and
AGO 1971 NO. 28 > Sep 7 1971
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- PROSECUTING ATTORNEY ‑- CITY COUNCILMAN ‑- INCOMPATIBILITY OF OFFICES AND PROSECUTING ATTORNEY AND CITY COUNCILMAN The prosecuting attorney of a fourth class county may simultaneously serve as a member of the city council of a third class city located in such
AGO 1971 NO. 29 > Sep 16 1971
COUNTIES ‑- ROADS ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- COMPLIANCE WITH BIDDING REQUIREMENTS AS TO CONTRACTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF COUNTY ROAD IMPROVEMENTS (1) When a board of county commissioners enters into a contract for the construction or improvement of county roads under chapter 36.77 RCW, the board is required to
AGO 1971 NO. 30 > Oct 5 1971
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- DEPUTY SHERIFF ‑- PARTICIPATION IN RETIREMENT SYSTEM ‑- ELIGIBILITY (1) Section 3, chapter 257, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., does not prohibit a person who cannot meet the minimum medical and health standards necessary for membership in the Washington law