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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1974 NO. 11 > May 28 1974
LANDLORD AND TENANT ‑- INTEREST ‑- RENT ‑- MAINTENANCE OF LANDLORD-TENANTS' SECURITY DEPOSITS ‑- RIGHT OF TENANT TO INTEREST (1) RCW 59.18.270 does not require a landlord to maintain separate account for each tenant's security deposit; accordingly, the landlord may maintain a single account for the
AGO 1974 NO. 12 > Jun 28 1974
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- SECRETARY OF STATE ‑- ELECTIONS ‑- FILING FEES ‑- ENFORCEMENT OF CANDIDATES' FILING FEES AGAINST INDIGENTS (1) In view of a recent ruling by the United States Supreme Court with respect to the constitutionality of filing fees in the case of indigent persons seeking
AGO 1974 NO. 13 > Jul 11 1974
COUNTIES ‑- OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- FEES ‑- AUTHORITY OF NONCHARTER COUNTY TO PAY CERTAIN MEMBERSHIP DUES FOR ITS OFFICERS A county, including a noncharter county, may pay the dues required to maintain optional membership in a professional association on behalf of an officer of the county in those
AGO 1974 NO. 14 > Jul 17 1974
TAXATION ‑- REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX ‑- TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY BY CORPORATION TO SHAREHOLDERS IN PARTIAL DISSOLUTION (1) A conveyance of real estate by a corporation to its shareholders in partial liquidation of the corporation, or in partial redemption of its stock, is a transfer for valuable
AGO 1974 NO. 15 > Jul 25 1974
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- STATE ‑- INSTITUTIONS ‑- SALARIES ‑- USE OF STATE‑OWNED OR LEASED AUTOMOBILES (1) The governing body of a state institution may not, in the exercise of its statutory authority to employ and fix the salaries and duties of the various administrative officers and
AGO 1974 NO. 16 > Jul 29 1974
ELECTIONS ‑- INITIATIVE NO. 276 ‑- FILING FEES AS REPORTABLE EXPENDITURES UNDER INITIATIVE NO. 276 A candidate for elective office who is required to pay a filing fee under RCW 29.18.050 must treat that fee as an expenditure under the campaign expenditure reporting requirements of Initiative No.
AGO 1974 NO. 17 > Aug 7 1974
CHILDREN ‑- HEALTH ‑- SALE ‑- FIRE ‑- SALE OF FLAMMABLE CHILDREN'S SLEEPWEAR (1) The term "children's sleepwear" as defined in § 3, chapter 211, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess., (RCW 70.110.030) includes both infant sizes 0-6X and children's sizes 7-14; in addition, it also includes junior or adult
AGO 1974 NO. 18 > Aug 15 1974
LABOR ‑- MINIMUM WAGE ‑- HOTELS ‑- RESTAURANTS ‑- MINIMUM WAGE FOR HOTEL AND RESTAURANT EMPLOYEES In the case of a hotel or restaurant that is subject to both the Washington minimum wage act and the federal fair labor standards act, that hotel or restaurant, as an employer, is required to pay its
AGO 1974 NO. 19 > Sep 18 1974
LABOR ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- MUNICIPALITIES ‑- COUNTIES ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- VALIDITY OF RETROACTIVE PAY PROVISION IN INITIAL COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT UNDER CHAPTER 41.56 RCW An initial collective bargaining agreement executed under chapter 41.56 RCW between a county, municipality or political
AGO 1974 NO. 20 > Sep 20 1974
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- TREASURER ‑- MUNICIPALITIES ‑- FUNDS ‑- INVESTMENT OF SURPLUS FUNDS (1) The governing body of a municipal corporation whose funds are in the custody of a county treasurer may not authorize such treasurer, by a single blanket resolution, to invest all of its present