Washington Industrial Insurance, Referendum 22 (1942)
The Washington Industrial Insurance Act, also known as Referendum 22, was on the November 3, 1942 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was approved, thus confirming the legislation. The measure expanded industrial insurance by increasing workers' benefits, raising the age of minor dependents, and lengthening the time allowed to file a claim.
|Washington Referendum 22 (1942)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||An Act relating to industrial insurance; increasing certain benefit rights of injured workmen and their dependents; raising the age of minor dependents entitled to compensation from sixteen to eighteen years; extending the time for applying for the readjustment of certain claims; requiring the written consent of nonresident beneficiaries before monthly payments may be converted into lump-sum payments; and amending section 7679 and section 7681 of Remington's Revised Statutes.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1942 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington History of Referendum Measures
State of Washington
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Public Lands | Director of Labor and Industries | Chairman of Utilities and Transportation |