ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE
Filed February 13, 2006,
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OPINION
WASHINGTON ATTORNEY GENERAL
The Washington attorney general issues formal published
opinions in response to requests by the heads of state
agencies, state legislators, and county prosecuting attorneys.
When it appears that individuals outside the attorney
general's office have information or expertise that will
assist in the preparation of a particular opinion, a summary
of that opinion request will be published in the state
register. If you are interested in commenting on a request
listed in this volume of the register, you should notify the
attorney general's office of your interest by March 8, 2006.
This is not the due date by which comments must be received.
However, if you do not notify the attorney general's office of
your interest in commenting on an opinion request by this
date, the opinion may be issued before your comments have been
received. You may notify the attorney general's office of
your intention to comment by calling (360) 664-3027, or by
writing to the Solicitor General, Office of the Attorney
General, P.O. Box 40100, Olympia, WA 98504-0100. When you
notify the office of your intention to comment, you will be
provided with a copy of the opinion request in which you are
interested; information about the attorney general's opinion
process; information on how to submit your comments; and a due
date by which your comments must be received to ensure that
they are fully considered.
The attorney general's office seeks public input on the
following opinion request(s).
||Request by Debbie Regala
||State Senator, 27th District
1. Does the "costs of service" in an interlocal agreement
under RCW 39.34.180(2) include the cost of potential tort
liability associated with suspended sentence misdemeanants?
If so, how can that cost of potential tort liability be
2. Can an interlocal agreement under RCW 39.34.180(2)
containing an indemnity provision requiring a city to
indemnify hold a county harmless against tort liability?