Type Advisory Opinion 
Date 3/3/1995 
Number 95-05 
Topic Gifts - Reasonable Expectation 
Respondent  
Issue/Question
May a legislator accept from a lobbyist a gift of a newspaper subscription valued in excess of $50?
Summary
Newspapers generally fall within an exception to the dollar limit on gifts.  Whether a subscription violates the "reasonable expectation" standard in RCW 42.52.140 depends on a number of factors discussed in the opinion.  RCW 42.52.150.
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