A Modification of the Citizens' Security Act of 1948, Initiative 172
ballot proposition was on the November 7, 1950 statewide ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was approved.
Initiative 172, once it was enacted, became known as Chapter 1, Laws of 1951.
| Initiative 172|
| Yes|| 394,261|| 57.09%|
I-172 modified the Citizens’ Security Act of 1948 by transferring the public assistance medical program to the State Department of Health.
Text on the Ballot
An act modifying the Citizens Securtiy Act of 1948 (initiative Measure No. 172) and transferring the public assistance medical program to the Department of Health.
Path to the ballot
I-172 was filed on May 5, 1950.