Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1950 NO. 354 >

1. The Department has authority under current laws to establish a category covering totally and permanently disabled persons.2. The Department has the authority to submit the necessary plan material to the Federal Security Agency and to receive and disburse funds provided by the Federal Government for this purpose.3. Funds currently appropriated from the General Fund to the Division of Public Assistance of the Department for "assistance provided by law," can be used to provide aid in the new category.