Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1973 NO. 44 > Apr 4 1973

Article X, § 3 of the Washington State Constitution requires the legislature to provide for the maintenance of a "soldier's home" only for disabled veterans of the Civil War who fought on the Union side and for members of the state militia disabled while in line of duty and who are bona fide residents of the state.