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Guide to the Richard Floyd Papers
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Series Description

LP446:1

Series 1 Bill Records 1981-1982

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Bill Records are arranged numerically by bill number.

Scope and Content Note

Bill Records provide a summary of the bills introduced by Richard Floyd during the 1981-1982 legislative session. Summaries note whether the bill was chaptered, died, or dropped.
LP446:2-437

Series 2 Bill Files 1997-2000

Physical Description: 436 file folders

Arrangement

Bill Files are arranged chronologically by legislative session, then numerically by bill number.

Scope and Content Note

Bill Files were created by Richard Floyd while he served as a State Assembly Member from 1981-1992 and again from 1997-2000. The bill files may include bill analyses, amendments and resolutions, author's statements, testimony, press releases, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and committee statements. The bill files include amendments, analyses, letters and position statements in support of opposition, Legislative Counsel Opinions and conflict letters, author's floor and committee statements and press releases, newspaper clipping, background information, and other documents regarding implementation.
The bills introduced by Floyd concerned a wide array of subjects including employment development, education, and labor relations. He authored bills concerning sports wagering (AB3303, 1983-1984; AB557, 1987-1988); horse racing (AB1986, 1983-1984; AB700, 1985-1986; AB310, 1987-1988; AB170, 1989-1990; AB 159, AB160, 1991-1992; AB2344, 1999-2000); alcohol regulations (AB3740, 1989-1990; AB140, AB432 1991-1992; AB569, 1997-1998); worker's compensation (AB539, AB1399, 1983-1984; AB686, AB3068, 1984-1985; AB1883, AB1884, 1987-1988) veteran affairs (AJR83, 1981-1982; AB650, AB3356 1983-1984; AB285, 1985-1986; AB427, 1987-1988) and mandatory helmets for motorcycle riders (AB996, 1981-1982; AB2489, 1983-1984; AB36, 1987-1988; AB8, 1989-1990; AB7, 1991-1992).
1981-1982 AB17-AB3742, ACA59, ACR107-140, AJR49-85, AB30X-33X (36ff) LP446:2-37
1983-1984 AB17-AB4007, ACA43, ACR130-ACR165, AJR2-AJR137 (65ff) LP446:38-102
1985-1986 AB119-AB4290, ACA33, ACR53-ACR170, AJR35-AJR76 (52ff) LP446:103-154
1987-1988 AB36-AB4569, ACA9-ACA33, AJR56-AJR69 (96ff) LP446:155-250
1989-1990 AB8-AB3971, ACA8-ACA140, AJR9-AJR76 (84ff) LP446:251-334
1991-1992 AB7-AB3824, ACA37-ACA42, ACR65, AB7X (62ff) LP446:335-396
1997-1998 AB258-AB2208, ACR2-ACR154, AJR4-AJR67, HR61,AB15X (24ff) LP446:397-420
1999-2000 AB66-AB2350, ACA22, ACR94, AJR8 (17ff) LP446:421-437
LP446:438-462

Series 3 Subject Files 1979-1987

Physical Description: 25 file folders. 3 audio cassettes. 13 slides

Arrangement

Subject Files are arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content Note

Subject Files may include press and news clippings, correspondence, support letters, committee analyses, and interest group memoranda. Some topics and issues covered include bingo, earthquake preparedness, lottery, and an interim hearing held on 10/16/1986 by the Assembly Government Organization Subcommittee.
See Appendix A in master finding aid and archives website for a complete list of folder titles in the Subject Files.
LP446:463-463A

Series 4 Sports and Entertainment Subcommittee Hearing Files 1985-1986

Physical Description: 2 file folders. 2 audio cassettes.

Arrangement

Hearing files are arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content Note

The Sports and Entertainment Subcommittee hearing files were created during Floyd's tenure on the subcommittee. Topics covered include sport safety, steroid use, and anti piracy of sporting events. Records include agendas, brochures, memorandums, newspaper clippings, reports, and testimonies.
LP446:464-483

Series 5 Sports and Entertainment Subcommittee Subject Files 1982-1986

Physical Description: 21 file folders

Arrangement

Subject Files are arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Scope and Content Note

Subject Files may include press and news clippings, correspondence, support letters, committee analyses, and interest group memoranda. Some topics and issues covered include drugs in sports, major film corporations and nonmetropolitan filming.
See Appendix B in master finding aid and archives website for a complete list of folder titles in the Sports and Entertainment Subcommittee Subject Files.
LP446:484-490

Series 6 Prison Construction and Operations Joint Committee Hearing Files 1985-1986

Physical Description: 7 file folders

Arrangement

Prison Construction and Operations Joint Committee Hearing files are arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Access Information

The Prison Construction and Operations Joint Committee Hearing Files are restricted from public access under Government Code section 6254(f) (Investigative Files) and Civil Code section 1794.24 (disclosure of personal information).

Scope and Content Note

The Joint Committee on Prison Construction and Operations Hearing Files were created while Richard Floyd served on the Joint Committee on Prison Construction and Operations, and include extensive background information and supplemental materials related to the hearings. Hearing topics include new prison sites in Amador, Del Norte, Kings, San Diego, San Joaquin counties, and new medical treatment facilities for inmates. Types of records found in this series include newspaper clippings, correspondence, agendas, reports, newsletters, letters of support and letters of opposition.
LP446:491-569

Series 7 Prison Construction and Operations Joint Committee Subject Files 1979-1988

Physical Description: 79 file folders. 1 audio cassette

Arrangement

Prison Construction and Operations Joint Committee Subject Files are arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Access Information

The Prison Construction and Operations Joint Committee Hearing Files are restricted from public access under Government Code section 6254(f) (Investigative Files) and Civil Code section 1794.24 (disclosure of personal information).

Scope and Content Note

The Joint Committee on Prison Construction and Operations Subject Files were created while Richard Floyd served on the Joint Committee on Prison Construction and Operations, and include topic such as population estimates and forecasting, correspondence, and various prison construction projects. Bill analyses, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, and support letters are some of the types of records found in this series.
See Appendix C in master finding aid and archives website for a complete list of folder titles in the Prison Construction and Operations Joint Committee Subject Files.