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AGO 1975 No. 24 >  November 28, 1975
MEDICINE AND SURGERY - NURSING HOMES - LICENSES - OWNERSHIP OR OPERATION OF NURSING HOMES BY LICENSED PHYSICIANS
MEDICINE AND SURGERY ‑- NURSING HOMES ‑- LICENSES ‑- OWNERSHIP OR OPERATION OF NURSING HOMES BY LICENSED PHYSICIANS (1) Nothing contained in chapter 19.68 RCW or in any other state statute prohibits a licensed physician from owning part or all of a nursing home in which he is responsible for any patient care.  (2) Because of RCW 19.68.010, a physician is not entitled to receive a financial benefit from the services or goods furnished to patients of a nursing home or other institution for patient care in which the physician holds some ownership interest when the physician prescribes the services or goods that such institution furnishes to the patient or when the physician refers the patient to the institution.
AGO 1955 No. 39 >  March 10, 1955
NURSING HOMES - AUTHORITY OF COUNTY - TO OPERATE - TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS - EMERGENCY EXPENDITURES - TAX LEVY
NURSING HOMES, AUTHORITY OF COUNTY, TO OPERATE, TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS, EMERGENCY EXPENDITURES, TAX LEVY.

A county may maintain and operate a nursing home, and for such purpose may make appropriations and levy taxes therefor.A county may maintain and operate a nursing home, and where it does shall make budget provisions and levy taxes therefor and is authorized to make emergency expenditures where subsequent to the adoption of the budget the state fire marshal, pursuant to statutory authority, ordered repairs or improvements necessary for its continued operation which could not reasonably have been foreseen at time of making the budget.

AGO 1953 No. 470 >  January 23, 1953
PLACES OF REFUGE - NURSING HOMES - BOARDING HOUSES - RECIPIENTS OF GENERAL ASSISTANCE: WHETHER A BOARDING HOUSE IN WHICH RECIPIENTS OF GENERAL ASSISTANCE LIVE IS A PLACE OF REFUGE WITHIN THE MEANING OF RCW 74.32.010; AND WHETHER RCW 18.51.010 SUPERSEDES RCW 74.32.010 OR DEPRIVES LOCAL AUTHORITIES OF JURISDICTION OVER PLACES OF REFUGE AS DEFINED THEREIN
PLACES OF REFUGE ‑- NURSING HOMES ‑- BOARDING HOUSES ‑- RECIPIENTS OF GENERAL ASSISTANCE: WHETHER A BOARDING HOUSE IN WHICH RECIPIENTS OF GENERAL ASSISTANCE LIVE IS A PLACE OF REFUGE WITHIN A boarding house in which recipients of general assistance live is a place of refuge within the meaning of RCW 74.32.010.  RCW 18.51.010 in no way affects or supersedes RCW 74.32.010, since the two statutes have application to different subject matter.
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