The Ohio Old Age Pensions Initiative, also known as Initiative 1, was on the November 7, 1933 ballot in Ohio as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure provided pension to aged persons under certain circumstances.
| Ohio Initiative 1 (1933)|
| Yes|| 1,388,860|| 72.52%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
To Provide Aid to Aged Persons in the State of Ohio, Under Certain Conditions.
(Old Age Pensions)
(Initiative and Supplementary Initiative Petition)
The proposed law provides that the State of Ohio shall grand and pay aid to any person over 65 years of age, unable to support himself (or herself), and whose income does not exceed $300.00 from all sources, who been a resident of Ohio and a citizen of United States at least 15 years, and who has no husband, wife, child, or other person able to support him (or her) and responsible by law for such support; and upon certain other conditions and limitations; the aid not to exceed $25.00 per month, and reduced so that the person’s total income from all sources shall not exceed $300.00 per year; and that the State may pay burial expenses of such a person, under certain restrictions.
SHALL THE PROPOSED LAW "TO PROVIDE FOR THE GRANTING OF AID TO AGED PERSONS IN THE STATE OF OHIO UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS" BECOME A LAW?
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 9, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 9, 2015
- ↑ Piqua Daily Call, "EXPLANATION OF BALLOTS FOR PIQUA VOTERS," November 6, 1933
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.