Washington Elderly Assistance Grants, Initiative 151 (1942)
The Washington Elderly Assistance Grants Initiative, also known as Initiative 151, was on the November 3, 1942 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided public assistance grants and medical services to the elderly.
|Washington Initiative 151 (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 old age assistance and public assistance; providing payment of $40.00 minimum monthly grants to eligibles as defined herein; providing medical services, additional care and burial expenses for all recipients of public assistance and dependents, defined herein, and supplemental grants to dependents; providing increase of all public assistance proportionate to increased living costs; providing conformity with future federal requirements; defining terms and establishing procedure; prohibiting assignment or legal process respecting grants; regulating administrative plan and personnel; directing appropriations, beyond total federal matching funds secured; penalizing violators; repealing Chapter 1, Laws of 1941, and conflicting enactments.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1942 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington Initiatives to the People
State of Washington
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