Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- CITY ‑- CRIMES ‑- RECORDS The provisions of § 4 (1), chapter 202, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess., do not prohibit persons obtaining specific investigative information regarding organized crime activities by reason of their public employment with the state of
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CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- ASSESSMENTS ‑- LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS ‑- OPTIONAL MUNICIPAL CODE A city operating under the optional municipal code (Title 35A RCW), in ordering a local improvement for which there are to be levied and collected special assessments on property specifically benefited thereby
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ARREST ‑- POLICE OFFICERS ‑- CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF ACCUSED PERSONS ‑- ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE A person suspected of committing a crime must be warned of his constitutional rights as an individual under the rule of Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436, 16 L.Ed. 2d 694, 86 S.Ct. 1602 (1966), before
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PENSIONS ‑- FIREMEN ‑- LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ‑- COMPUTATION OF TWO PERCENT COST OF LIVING PENSION INCREASES In view of the enactment of chapter 181, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess., establishing a $300 per month minimum with respect to the pensions payable to certain retired municipal firemen and
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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- ASSESSOR ‑- TAXATION ‑- REAL PROPERTY ‑- EXEMPTIONS (1) The substantive provisions of §§ 1 through 7 of chapter 40, Laws of 1973, 2nd Ex. Sess., redefining the standards to be applied in determining the eligibility of certain property for an exemption from property
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COURTS ‑- JUSTICE ‑- ARREST ‑- WARRANTS ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- POLICE ‑- EXECUTION OF WARRANT A municipal peace officer may not execute a warrant issued by a municipal court under RCW 3.50.180 outside of the territorial boundaries of the peace officer's municipality.      
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TAXATION ‑- PROPERTY ‑- LEASEHOLD ‑- LANDLORD AND TENANT ‑- INDIANS (1) A leasehold interest which would have qualified for a property tax exemption under the terms of § 11 (1), chapter 187, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess., as of January 1, 1973, and which has not been "renegotiated" within the meaning
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OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTIES ‑- SALARIES ‑- FRINGE BENEFITS ‑- PAYMENT OF MID-TERM SALARY INCREASES TO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS The members of a board of county commissioners, during the remainder of the terms of office they were serving on the effective date of the salary increases granted by the
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LANDLORD-TENANT ‑- CRIMES ‑- CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF LANDLORD FOR UNLAWFUL ENTRY INTO PREMISES OF TENANT (1) A landlord or other person acting under his authority who enters the premises of his tenant without the tenant's consent or without the authorization granted by RCW 59.18.150 may be subject to