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Inventory of the Records of the Youth and Adult Correctional Agency
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Description
The records of the California Youth and Adult Correctional Agency (YACA) consist of twenty-four cubic feet of textual records reflecting the Agency's administration of the Department of Corrections, Youth Authority, Board of Prison Terms, Youthful Offender Parole Board, Institutional Review Board, Board of Corrections, Correctional Industries Commission, and the Narcotic Addict Evaluation Authority. The records date from 1979-1998.
Background
The Youth and Adult Correctional Agency (YACA) was created in 1979 as a result of Chapter 1252 (Statutes of 1977) and the Governor's Reorganization Plan #3 of 1979 (Statutes of 1980) for the purpose of providing communication, coordination, budget and policy direction for the Department of Corrections, Department of the Youth Authority, Board of Prison Terms, Youthful Offender Parole Board, Institutional Review Board, Board of Corrections, Correctional Industries Commission, and the Narcotic Addict Evaluation Authority. YACA was headed by an Agency Secretary who reported to the Governor. The Secretary also acted as the chairperson of the Board of Corrections (Governor's Budget, 1980-1981).
Extent
24 cubic feet
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.