Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- CORONER ‑- PROSECUTING ATTORNEY ‑- APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CORONERS IN CERTAIN COUNTIES (1) A prosecuting attorney of a fourth through ninth class county, in his separate capacity as county coroner under RCW 36.16.030, may appoint one or more deputy coroners with the
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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ‑- REGULATION OF VEHICULAR TRAFFIC ON OCEAN BEACHES (1) The Washington state parks and recreation commission has the authority, under RCW 43.51.680, to regulate the times and places where automobiles may be driven on and along the
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MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- HIGHWAYS ‑- FEDERAL ‑- FOREST SERVICE ROADS ‑- APPLICABILITY OF STATE "RULES OF ROAD (1) The provisions of chapter 46.61 RCW relating to the operation of motor vehicles in this state are applicable on roads located in national forests which are maintained and controlled by the
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DISTRICTS ‑- CEMETERY ‑- TAXATION ‑- FEE DIFFERENTIAL BASED UPON RESIDENCE OR PROPERTY OWNERSHIP (1) A cemetery district created pursuant to chapter 68.16 RCW is thereby empowered to sell cemetery plots and render other customary cemetery services to persons who neither reside within nor own
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DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOLS ‑- INSURANCE ‑- HEALTH ‑- CONTRACTS  (1) RCW 28A.58.420, as amended by § 2, chapter 269, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., permits but does not require all school districts to make available to their employees an insurance program which would include medical or health care
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COURTS ‑- JUVENILE ‑- APPLICABILITY OF RCW 74.15.090 TO UNLICENSED FOSTER HOMES RECEIVING DELINQUENT OR DEPENDENT CHILDREN PURSUANT TO COMMITMENTS BY JUVENILE COURTS It is not lawful for an "agency" as defined in RCW 74.15.020 to receive and care for a child found by a juvenile court to be
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ELECTIONS ‑- POLITICAL ADVERTISING ‑- HIGHWAYS ‑- EMPLOYMENT ‑- POLITICAL ACTIVITIES BY STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES The contents of political advertising as regulated by statute; the placement of campaign signs to be used in partisan political races; and participation by state or local
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TAXATION ‑- REAL PROPERTY ‑- INTEREST RATE ‑- COMPUTATION OF PENALTY INTEREST RATE TO BE ASSESSED UPON PAYMENT OF DELINQUENT REAL PROPERTY TAXES (1) The reduction in the interest rate from ten percent to five percent per annum on not more than five hundred dollars of delinquent real property taxes
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INDIANS ‑- RETROCESSION ‑- POWER OF GOVERNOR IN RELATION TO INDIANS The governor has no present legal authority to retrocede to an Indian tribe such state jurisdiction as has been assumed over such tribe either under RCW 37.12.010 or under RCW 37.12.020 (now repealed) or RCW 37.12.021; however, he
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TAXATION ‑- EXEMPTION ‑- INCOME QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION UNDER § 1, CHAPTER 126, LAWS OF 1972, EX. SESS In computing the income of an applicant for the retired person's property tax exemption provided for by RCW 84.36.370, all of the applicant's income from a federal civil service