Secretary of State No.
HEALTH CARE PROGRAM FOR PERSONS 65 YEARS OF AGE OR OVER. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Declares policy of State to provide medical and hospital care to residents of State 65 years of age or over. Authorizes Legislature to act to carry out policy not in conflict with this measure. Defines those eligible to receive care and scope of benefits payable. Finances program by levy of premium on first $5,000 taxable income of every resident. Reduces benefits available to those receiving Federal Social Security Act medical benefits if that act is expanded to include medical care.
Arthur L. Martin, 3460 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 615, Los Angeles 5, California
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Health Care Program For Persons 65 Years Of Age Or Over California Initiative 5 (1961).