Ohio Old Age Pensions, Proposed Law 1 (1933)

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The Ohio Old Age Pensions Proposed Law was on the November 7, 1933 ballot in Ohio as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was approved.

This initiative provided pension to aged persons under certain circumstances.[1]

Election results

Ohio Proposed Law 1 (1933)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,388,860 72.52%
No526,22127.48%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

PROPOSED LAW

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?[2][3]

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