Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Increases monthly aid payments to aged persons who meet eligibility requirements of Welfare and Institutions Code. Fixes $100 (instead of $80 heretofore fixed by law) as maximum monthly payments and permits Legislature to increase, but not decrease, this amount. Provides that payments shall be regarded as income of the recipient alone. Appropriates money for state share of Aged Aid.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 1688319; A: 45.4; N: 2030132; B: 54.6
George McLain, Chairman, California Institute of Social Welfare; John A. Despol, Secretary-Treasurer, California Industrial Union Council, CIO; George W. Ballard, State Representative, California Legislative Board, Brotherhood of RR Trainmen
Mrs. G. W. Luhr, 3335 Freeman Road, Walnut Creek; Mr. Louis A. Rozzoni, First Vice President of the California Farm Bureau Federation, 2223 Fulton Street, Berkeley; Mr. Joseph Scott, 1151 South Broadway, Los Angeles 15
AID TO NEEDY AGED California Proposition 4 (1954).