Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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TAXATION ‑- REAL PROPERTY ‑- APPLICATION OF TAX EXEMPTION PROVIDED UNDER CHAPTER 288, LAWS OF 1971, 1ST EX. SESS., TO HEIRS OR GRANTEES OF A TAX EXEMPT PROPERTY OWNER The tax exemption provided for under §§ 4 and 5 of chapter 288, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., for certain elderly or retired persons
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TAXATION ‑- PROPERTY ‑- HOSPITALS ‑- TUBERCULOSIS ‑- ASCERTAINMENT OF ACTUAL VALUE OF TAXABLE PROPERTY The actual value of the taxable property in the county or district, for purposes of the tax to be levied for tuberculosis hospital facilities under §§ 11, 18 and 21 of chapter 277, Laws of 1971,
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MEETINGS ‑- PUBLIC ‑- APPLICABILITY OF OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES Applicability of open public meetings act of 1971 to state and local governmental agencies; agency actions or activities covered by the act; notice and other procedural requirements; sanctions
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PENSIONS ‑- RETIREMENT ‑- FIREMEN ‑- LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' AND FIRE FIGHTERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM (1) It is not necessary that a fire dispatcher pass a civil service examination for firemen or fire fighters in order to be considered a "fire fighter" as that term is used in chapter 41.26 RCW, the
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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- ASSESSOR ‑- QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE OF COUNTY ASSESSOR The provisions of § 17, chapter 288, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., establishing certain qualifications to be met by persons having the responsibility of valuing real property for purposes of taxation, although
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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- TOLL BRIDGE AUTHORITY ‑- RESERVING OF ONE LANE OF EVERGREEN POINT BRIDGE FOR EXCLUSIVE BUS TRANSIT AND CAR POOL USE (1) The Washington toll bridge authority resolution authorizing issuance of bonds for the Evergreen Point Toll Bridge does not prohibit the highway
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TAXATION ‑- PROPERTY ‑- COUNTIES ‑- MEETINGS ‑- PUBLIC ‑- ATTENDANCE BY PUBLIC AT SESSIONS OF A COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION RCW 84.48.010, in requiring county boards of equalization convened pursuant thereto to meet in open session, requires that all sessions of a county board of equalization
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INTOXICATING LIQUOR ‑- MINORS ‑- ADMISSION OF PERSONS BETWEEN AGES OF EIGHTEEN AND TWENTY-ONE TO TAVERNS Notwithstanding the enactment of chapter 292, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., persons between the ages of 18 and 21 years are still prohibited from entering an establishment which is classified as
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CRIMES ‑- SUSPENDED SENTENCES ‑- ESTABLISHMENT OF A TERMINATION DATE THEREFOR A court, upon granting a suspended sentence under RCW 9.92.060 to a person who has been convicted of a crime rendering him eligible for such a suspended sentence, may not establish a termination date therefor which is
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CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- COURTS ‑- ATTORNEYS ‑- ELIGIBILITY FOR APPOINTMENT TO MUNICIPAL COURT UNDER CHAPTER 3.50 RCW An attorney admitted to practice in the state of Washington may be appointed as a municipal judge of a city which has established a municipal court under chapter 3.50 RCW even though he