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AGO 1981 No. 4 >  March 30, 1981
COURTS - DISTRICT - MUNICIPAL - MOTOR VEHICLES - TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS
JURISDICTION OF MUNICIPAL OR POLICE COURTS OVER TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS RCW 43.63.040 [46.63.040] does not vest a municipal or police court with jurisdiction over a traffic infraction based on an alleged violation of state law‑-as distinguished from one involving a local, municipal ordinance; therefore, such a court does not have exclusive, or even concurrent, jurisdiction over a traffic infraction case which is so based, even in the absence of a contract with the county to have those traffic infractions committed within the city or town adjudicated by a district court.
AGO 1982 No. 7 >  June 10, 1982
DISTRICT - PORT - ELECTIONS
ELECTION OF ADDITIONAL PORT COMMISSIONERS UNDER CHAPTER 219, LAWS OF 1982 (1) The "next general election," for the purposes of RCW 53.12.120 as amended by § 1, chapter 219, Laws of 1982 (relating to the means of increasing the number of commissioners in certain port districts), will be the November, 1983 port district general election as provided for in RCW 29.13.020. (2) In connection with the election of additional port commissioners under RCW 53.12.120, supra, as amended, and RCW 53.12.130, a primary election will be in order, in accordance with RCW 53.12.055, in the event that more candidates should file for either of the two, proposed, additional positions.
AGO 1978 No. 22 >  July 26, 1978
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - DISTRICT - FIRE PROTECTION - WIFE COMMISSIONER AS SECRETARY OF FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- DISTRICT ‑- FIRE PROTECTION ‑- WIFE COMMISSIONER AS SECRETARY OF FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT (1) The provisions of chapter 42.23 RCW are not violated by the appointment, by a board of fire commissioners, of the wife of one such commissioner to serve as secretary of the district.  (2) It is not a violation of RCW 52.12.010 for the wife of a fire protection district commissioner who has been appointed to serve as secretary of the district to be compensated for her services as such.
AGO 1960 No. 105 >  March 10, 1960
SCHOOLS - DISTRICT
AUTHORITY OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO BAR OR EXCLUDE MARRIED STUDENTS FROM SPECIFIED SCHOOL ACTIVITIES The board of directors of a school district may adopt reasonable rules and regulations to protect the welfare, good order, discipline and morality of pupils attending high schools in the district.  Whether there exists a reasonable basis in fact for any board adopting a rule excluding automatically, either permanently or temporarily, married students from any specific activity is a question which must be decided by each board of directors and not this office, after a sufficient investigation has been made of all necessary factors.
AGO 1960 No. 116 >  May 6, 1960
SCHOOLS - DISTRICT
AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE A HOUSE FOR USE OF SUPERINTENDENT WITHOUT A VOTE OF THE ELECTORS A second class school district does not have the authority to purchase a house for the continued use of the superintendent of the district with or without a vote of the electors.
AGO 1960 No. 129 >  July 1, 1960
SCHOOLS - DISTRICT - BOARD OF DIRECTORS - INVESTMENT OF FUNDS FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT
SCHOOLS - DISTRICT - BOARD OF DIRECTORS - INVESTMENT OF FUNDS FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT The board of directors of a school district does not have the authority to authorize the investment of funds from the general fund of the school district which are not required for immediate expenditure.
AGLO 1976 No. 2 >  January 5, 1976
DISTRICT - SCHOOLS
TRANSFER OF TERRITORY FROM ONE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ANOTHER When territory is transferred from one school district to another and a school building is situated within such territory, the question of whether, and to what extent, compensation must be paid by the receiving district will be dependent upon the decision of the appropriate county committee on school district reorganization under RCW 28A.57.050(2).
AGLO 1975 No. 57 >  June 5, 1975
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - COUNTY - TREASURER - DISTRICT - SCHOOLS
REGISTRATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT WARRANTS A discussion of circumstances under which a school district warrant is to be registered so as to draw interest because of insufficient money in the fund upon which the warrant was drawn.
AGLO 1974 No. 28 >  March 5, 1974
COURTS - DISTRICT - JUSTICE - ELECTIONS
ATTORNEYS A nonlawyer who is currently serving as a full-time district court judge in a first class county may not file a declaration of candidacy for reelection in November, 1974, to a new term of office commencing in January, 1965, in view of the enactment of § 3, chapter 14, Laws of 1973, 1st Ex. Sess.; if a nonlawyer is presently serving as an incumbent district court judge, however, such a nonlawyer may serve out the remainder of his present term of office ending in January, 1975.
AGLO 1974 No. 29 >  March 8, 1974
COURTS - DISTRICT - JUSTICE
ALLOCATION OF DISTRICT COURT JUDGES A county with population of 46,000, statutorily authorized two district court judges pursuant to RCW 3.34.010, may not provide within its county districting plan for one judicial district with one full-time and one part-time judge; it may, however, establish two justice court districts, one containing approximately 32,000 inhabitants and the other 14,000 inhabitants, and assign a full-time judge to the former and a part-time judge to the latter.
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