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AGED AND BLIND AID. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Adds Article XXV to Constitution. Increases maximum aid from $60 to $75 monthly for aged persons, and from $75 to $85 monthly for blind persons. Makes continuing appropriations from State Treasury to finance same. Changes eligibility standards; lowers age and residence requirements for aged aid; increases income and property exemptions permitted to recipients of aged and blind aid. Makes Director, Department Social Welfare, elective office; names first director. Places aid program entirely under State administration, eliminating county functions. Prescribes administrative procedures. Creates lien against State Treasury for cost of aid and administration.
Aged And Blind Aid California Initiative 1948-a-1 (1948).