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Inventory of the California Children and Families Commission Records
R391  
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Description
The records of the California Children and Families Commission (CCFC) include 3 feet of textual records covering the years 1999 to 2002. The majority of the records consist of meeting files, detailing the Commission's monthly meetings from October 1999 to November 2002.
Background
The California Children and Families Commission (CCFC) is also known variously as the California Children and Families First State Commission, or as First 5 California. In November 1998, voters passed Proposition 10, which created the California Children and Families First Program, with the CFCC as its governing board. Funding for the program comes from tax on cigarettes of 50 cents per pack, and on other tobacco products as well. Proposition 10 was approved by a margin of 50.5 to 49.5 percent; its primary backer was filmmaker and activist Rob Reiner, who later became the Commission chairman.
Extent
3 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
Collection is open for research.