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AGO 2003 No. 6 >  July 21, 2003
ACTIVE SERVICE - ELECTED OFFICIALS - LEAVE OF ABSENCE - MILITARY - OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES - PUBLIC OFFICERS
Application of military leave statute to elected officials. RCW 38.40.060, which provides fifteen days of military leave for state officers and employees who are subject to military duty, does not apply to elected officials, who are entitled to extended leave for military duty under RCW 73.16.041.
AGO 1994 No. 8 >  April 29, 1994
STATE OFFICERS - SALARIES - ELECTED OFFICIALS
Authority of the Washington Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials to decrease salaries during term; effect of change in number of congressional districts on composition of... 1.  The Washington Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials may not decrease the salaries of elected officials during their current terms of office. 2.  If the Washington Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials fails to timely adopt a new salary schedule, the last one adopted continues in effect. 3.  The Washington Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials may continue to operate lawfully notwithstanding Washington's gain of a ninth representative in Congress after the 1990 census; pending amendatory legislation commission members must be selected from the pre-1990 congressional districts. 4.  A member of the Washington Citizens' Commission may be reappointed to a second term if his or her name is again drawn by lot for the position, or if nominated for a second term pursuant to RCW 43.03.305.
AGO 1955 No. 158 >  November 7, 1955
OASI - COUNTY REFERENDUM - ELIGIBILITY - ELECTED OFFICIALS - SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES - POLICEMEN - FIREMEN
OASI ‑- COUNTY REFERENDUM ‑- ELIGIBILITY ‑- ELECTED OFFICIALS ‑- SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES ‑- POLICEMEN ‑- FIREMEN ‑- HORTICULTURAL EMPLOYEES ‑- AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION EMPLOYEES ‑- SUPERIOR COURT EMPLOYEE 1. Elected officials, except where paid on fee basis, are eligible. 2. Superior court judges are ineligible. 3. Sheriff's department, harbor and fire patrols, airport guards, juvenile court employees, county engineer's traffic control officer, and other county law enforcement personnel are eligible. 4. Employees of superior court and Seattle‑King County health department are eligible. 5. Agricultural extension agents and horticultural inspectors are ineligible; other personnel in those departments are eligible.
AGLO 1982 No. 5 >  March 5, 1982
PENSIONS - RETIREMENT - LEGISLATORS - ELECTED OFFICIALS
CONSTITUTIONALITY OF PENDING LEGISLATION REGARDING RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES OF STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS Unless deemed by the Court to be merely a legislative clarification of existing law and not a change in the law as it now exists, House Bill No. 986 relating to the formula to be utilized in computing the service retirement allowances of state elected officials, would be unconstitutional as applied to existing members of the Public Employees' Retirement System under the reasoning of Bakenhus v. Seattle, 48 Wn.2d 695, 296 P.2d 536 (1956) and later cases.
AGLO 1973 No. 20 >  February 2, 1973
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - ELECTED OFFICIALS - SALARY RAISES
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- ELECTED OFFICIALS ‑- SALARY RAISES If the legislature provides for salary increases for state elected officials by including such increases in a supplemental appropriation act covering the remainder of the current (1971-73) fiscal biennium, based upon recommendations submitted by the governor under RCW 43.03.045, such salary increases will be valid.
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