Initiative to the Legislature. Places old age security program under state administration; terminates county administration, eliminates county share of costs. Repeals relative’s responsibility, requirements. Increases $75 maximum monthly payments according to cost-of-living increases since March 1950, within specified limits. Provides state payment (up to $25 monthly, plus any federal payments) for health services for old age recipients, and up to $150 funeral expenses. Changes property qualifications of recipients, subject to federal requirements. Entitles recipients to medical and hospital care from county of residence.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2021038; A: 43.6; N: 2612927; B: 56.4
Mrs. Amelia Mayberry, Pioneer Organizer of Calif. P. T. A.; Age 88; Mrs. Eva Waring, A 79-year old Gold Star Mother; George McLain, Chairman California Institute of Social Welfare
L. A. Alesen, M.D., President California Medical Association; James L. Beebe, Chairman, State and Local Government Committee, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Francis V. Keesling, Sr.
PAYMENTS TO AGED PERSONS California Proposition 11 (1952).