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Inventory of the Lou Correa Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • California State Assembly, 1999-2004
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lou Correa Papers
    Dates: 1999-2004
    Collection Number: See series description
    Creator: Correa, Lou
    Collection Size: 2.5 cubic feet.
    Repository: California State Archives
    Sacramento, California
    Abstract: Assembly Member Lou Correa, Democrat, was elected to the Legislature in 1998. Correa represented Assembly District 69, which includes central Orange County and is dominated by Santa Ana in the south and stretches north to take in parts of Garden Grove and Anaheim. The Lou Correa Papers consist of 2.5 cubic feet of records reflecting Correa's activities during his time as an Assembly Member from 1999 to 2004. The bill files document his legislative activity during his term as a member of the California State Legislature.
    Physical Location: California State Archives
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For permission to reproduce or publish, please consult California State Archives staff. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives, Office of the Secretary of State, Sacramento, as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement that may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives' collections.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lou Correa papers, LP358:[folder number], California State Archives, Office of the Secretary of State, Sacramento, California.

    Acquisition Information

    California State Archives acquired the Lou Correa Papers following his final term in the California State Legislature.

    Biography

    Assembly Member Lou Correa, Democrat, was elected to the Legislature in 1998. Correa represented Assembly District 69, which includes central Orange County and is dominated by Santa Ana in the south and stretches north to take in parts of Garden Grove and Anaheim. Tourism, small businesses, the aerospace industry, and the building and construction industry are the district's top job producers.
    Correa was born in East Los Angeles on January 24, 1958, but was raised in Anaheim. He received a B.A. in Economics from California State University, Fullerton, and a M.B.A. and a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. Correa worked as an investment banker, a small businessman, a realtor, a mortgage banker, and as a part-time teacher. He was a member of the California State Bar, California Faculty Association, Hispanic Chamber, Anaheim Sunrise Rotary Club, Los Amigos, and a licensed member of the National Association of Securities Dealers. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Orange County Community Development Council and the Small Business Board. He was termed out in 2004.
    According to the California Legislature at Sacramento (Handbooks), Lou Correa served on the following committees:

    California State Assembly, 1999-2004

    • Standing Committees
    • Appropriations, 2001-2004
    • Banking and Finance, 2003-2004
    • Budget, 1999-2000
    • Business and Professions, 2001-2004
    • Chair 2001-2004
    • Education, 1999-2002
    • Insurance, 2003-2004
    • Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy, 2001-2002
    • Local Government, 2001-2002
    • Public Employees, Retirement, and Social Security, 1999-2004
    • Chair 1999-2004
    • Transportation, 1999-2000
    • Veterans Affairs, 1999-2000
    • Subcommittees
    • Budget: Information, Technology/Transportation, 1999-2000
    • Select Committees
    • Airports and the Airline Industry, 2004
    • Asian Trade, 2004
    • California's Foreign Trade Offices, 2004
    • California-Mexico Affairs, 1999-2002
    • California's Nursing Shortage, 2004
    • Long-Term Planning for Commercial and General Aviation Airport Capacity, 1999-2000
    • Megan's Law and Sex Offender Registration, 2003-2004
    • Mobilehomes, 1999-2004
    • Chair 1999-2002
    • Prison Construction and Operation, 2004
    • Re-Use of El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, 2003-2004
    • Chair 2003-2004
    • School Funding Reform, 1999-2000
    • Small Business, 2004
    • Joint Committees
    • Legislative Sunset Review, 2001-2004

    Scope and Content

    The Lou Correa Papers consist of 2.5 cubic feet of records reflecting Correa's activities during his time as an Assembly Member from 1999 to 2004. The bill files document his legislative activity during his term as a member of the California State Legislature. The bills introduced by Lou Correa include a wide array of subjects. He authored bills concerning education, public employee benefits, health practitioners, sexual offenders, transportation, manufactured housing, and small businesses.

    Arrangement

    The Lou Correa Papers are arranged into one series: Bill files.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Correa, Lou
    California. Legislature. Assembly