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Inventory of the Doris Allen Papers
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Series Descriptions

LP440:1-105

Series 1 Bill Files 1983-1996

Physical Description: 105 file folders

Arrangement

Bill files are arranged chronologically by legislative session and numerically by bill number.

Scope and Content Note

Bill files created by Doris Allen may include bill analyses, amendments and resolutions, author's statements, testimony, newspaper clippings, correspondence, committee statements, and other information. Some bills of note include AB2497 (1983-1984), which made helmets mandatory for motorcycle and motorized bicycle passengers under the age of sixteen; AB512 (1987-1988), which established a civil penalty program within the Dept. of Fish and Game for certain code violations; and AB2954 (1987-1988), which prohibited the use of gill, trammel, and trawl nets from sunrise Saturday to sundown Sunday within three miles of shore along the Orange County coastline. Bill files from the 1985-1986 and 1989-1990 legislative sessions are not included in this series.
1983-1984: AB248-AB3118, ACR95, AJR81 (LP440:1-28)
1987-1988: AB192-AB4606, ACA2, ACR38-ACR115 (LP440:29-77)
1991-1992: AB3076 (LP440:78-80)
1993-1994: AB116-AB1045, ACR16-ACR71 (LP440:81-92)
1995-1996: AB56-AB1884, AB22XX (LP440:93-105)
LP440:106-127

Series 2 Correspondence Files 1983-1993

Physical Description: 22 file folders

Arrangement

Correspondence Files are arranged chronologically by month.

Scope and Content Note

Outgoing correspondence issued by Doris Allen may include reports, newspaper clippings, press releases, and other information. The correspondence is addressed to members of the State Legislature, the Legislative Counsel, state agencies, associations, and constituents. The subjects covered include prospective legislation, Republican Party news, and district issues.
LP440:128-135

Series 3 Press Releases 1983-1992

Physical Description: 8 file folders

Arrangement

Press Releases are arranged chronologically by month.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases issued by Doris Allen. The subjects covered include legislation introduced by Allen, Republican Party news, and district issues. Press releases from 1986 and 1990 are not included in this series.
LP440:136-159

Series 4 Prospective Legislation 1981-1993

Physical Description: 24 file folders

Arrangement

Prospective Legislation are arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content Note

Prospective legislation considered by Doris Allen may include Legislative Counsel opinions, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other information. Allen used some of the materials in this series to draft legislation. Files pertain to such topics as bilingual education, the detection and treatment of child sexual abuse, and school financing.
For a list of subject headings see Appendix A at the California State Archives.
LP440:160-168

Series 5 Speeches 1986-1991

Physical Description: 9 file folders

Arrangement

Speeches are arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content Note

Speeches delivered by Doris Allen. The files in this series may contain correspondence, reports, and publications. Some notable speech topics include fish and wildlife management, hunter harassment, labor and employment, the conservation of bighorn sheep, and vocational education.
LP440:169-186

Series 6 Subject Files 1985-1995

Physical Description: 18 file folders

Arrangement

Subject Files are arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content Note

Subject files created by Doris Allen may include correspondence, memoranda, reports, photographs, and publications. The subject files contain information gathered by Allen in support of her legislative activities and her participation in various committees. Files pertain to such topics as gill net regulations, Orange County bankruptcy legislation, refugee services, tax restructuring, violence in schools, and vocational education.