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Inventory of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee Records
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Series Description

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Series 1 Bill Files 1970-2004

Physical Description: 1,459 file folders

Arrangement

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

Access Information

One item is restricted from bill file AB2871 (2003-2004) under the Public Records Act, California Government Code, sec. 6254 (l).

Alternative Form of Materials Available

Microfilm copies of bill files are available for the years 1970-1986 as indicated by (mf) after the LP number.

Scope and Content Note

The committee analyzed bills affecting the Health and Safety Code and the Welfare and Institutions Code. Bill files created by the committee may include analyses, amendments, author's statements, testimony, press releases, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and committee statements, and background reports.

Senate Health and Welfare, 1970-1982

  • 1970: SB20-SB1410, SCR's, SJR's (9ff) LP60:19-27 (mf)
  • 1970: AB6-AB2408, ACA's, ACR's, AJR's (9ff) LP60:28-36 (mf)
  • 1971: SB32-SB1626, SCA's, SCR's, SJR's (14ff) LP77:1-14 (mf)
  • 1971: AB20-AB3093, ACA's, ACR's, AJR's, (9ff) LP77:15-23 (mf)
  • 1972: SB5-SB1494, SCA's, SCR's, SJR's, SR's (11ff) LP106:1-11 (mf)
  • 1972: AB2-AB2348, ACR's, AJR's (9ff) LP106:12-20 (mf)
  • 1973-1974: SB2-SB2474, SCR12 (14ff) LP118:1-14 (mf)
  • 1973-1974: AB18-AB671 (2ff) LP118:15-17 (mf)
  • 1973-1974: AB684-AB4508, ACR17 (18ff) LP117:25-42 (mf)
  • 1975-1976: SB3-SB2206, SCR's, SJR's (16ff) LP154:118-133 (mf)
  • 1975-1976: AB60-AB3582, ACR's (11ff) LP154:134-144 (mf)
  • 1975-1976: AB3618-AB4531, ACR's (7ff) LP162:270-275a (mf)
  • 1975-1976: SB18XX-SB20XX, AB35XX (1ff) LP162:275a (mf)
  • 1977-1978: SB8-SB2250, SCR's (16ff) LP172:1-16 (mf)
  • 1977-1978: SB153, SB363, SB660, SB1410, SB1596, SB2093 (9ff) LP190:449-452 (mf)
  • 1977-1978: AB17-AB3799, ACR's (24ff) LP172:17-40 (mf)
  • 1977-1978: AB245, AB1357, AB1362, AB1426, AB1644, AB1693, AB1752, AB1781, AB1896 (5ff) LP190:453-457 (mf)
  • 1979-1980: SB1-SB2057, SCR7-SCR73, SR38 (26ff) LP207:40-65 (mf)
  • 1979-1980: AB7-AB3373, ACR26-ACR147, AJR18 (21ff) LP207:66-86 (mf)
  • 1981-1982: SB14-SB2095, SCR1, SCR44, SJR48, SB2X (32ff) LP216:112-143 (mf)
  • 1981-1982: SB834-SB1996, SCR76 (9ff) LP352:1-9
  • 1981-1982: AB26-AB3802, ACR10-ACR131 (32ff) LP216:144-176 (mf)

Senate Health and Human Services, 1983-2004

  • 1983-1984: SB19-SB1713 (28ff) LP232:53-80 (mf)
  • 1983-1984: SB1737-SB2319, SCA3, SCR6-SCR82 (9ff) LP245:101-109 (mf)
  • 1983-1984: AB57-AB2832 (24ff) LP232:85-108 (mf)
  • 1983-1984: AB2840-AB4047, ACR25-ACR153, AJR102 (18ff) LP245:110-127 (mf)
  • 1983-1984: SB4X-SB8X (1ff) LP232:84 (mf)
  • 1985-1986: SB15-SB2291 (22ff) LP247:175-197 (mf)
  • 1985-1986: SB2309-SB2594, SCA25, SCA30, SCR96, SJR50, SJR58, SR44 (4ff) LP180:125-128 (mf)
  • 1985-1986: AB10-AB4412, ACR28-ACR144, AJR24-AJR105, JRCR118 (38ff) LP180:129-166 (mf)
  • 1987-1988: SB7-SB2861, SCA15, SCR13-SCR103, SJR17-SJR32, SR32-SR43 (47ff) LP313:1-47
  • 1987-1988: AB31-AB4690, ACR4-ACR101, AJR22-AJR64 (69ff) LP313:48-116
  • 1989-1990: SB39-SB2907, SCR48-SCR99, SJR5-SJR69, SR9-SR64 (61ff) LP313:117-177
  • 1989-1990: AB15-AB4353, ACR5-ACR154, AJR21-AJR50 (68ff) LP313:178-245
  • 1989-1990: AB312 (2ff) LP328:1-2
  • 1991-1992: SB36-SB2053, SCR26-SCR73, SJR4-SJR57 (30ff) LP328:3-32
  • 1991-1992: AB14-AB3826, ACR29-ACR117, AJR7-AJR84 (48ff) LP328:33-80
  • 1993-1994: SB18-SB2092, SCR20-SCR57, SJR1-SJR32, SR15, SR23 (26ff) LP328:81-106
  • 1993-1994: AB9-AB3829, ACR88, ACR108, AJR4-AJR95 (30ff) LP328:107-136
  • 1995-1996: SB47-SB2158, SCR16-SCR62, SJR3-SJR52, SB22XX-SB24XX, SB1XXX-SB2XXX (42ff) LP328:137-178
  • 1995-1996: AB38-AB3440, ACR76, AJR55-AJR65, AB1XXX, AB1XXXX (32ff) LP328:179-210
  • 1997-1998: SB1-SB2223, SCA29, SCR17-SCR105, SJR2-SJR38, SR21 (40ff) LP328:211-250
  • 1997-1998: AB2-AB2774, ACR4-ACR155, AJR11-AJR43 (52ff) LP328:251-302
  • 1999-2000: SB8-SB2201, SJR1-SJR31 (60ff) LP328:303-362
  • 1999-2000: AB16-AB2919, AJR42 (74ff) LP328:363-436
  • 2001-2002: SB19-SB2098, SCA12, SCR55, SJR3-SJR49, SR29-SR31 (77ff) LP328:437-513
  • 2001-2002: AB20-AB3054, ACR202, AJR18-AJR49 (86ff) LP328:514-599
  • 2003-2004: SB2-SB1912, SCR14-SCR92, SJR3-SJR29, SB5X (81ff) LP328:600-680
  • 2003-2004: AB9-AB3056, ACR34-ACR216, AJR12-AJR70 (86ff) LP328:681-766
See Appendix A for LP numbers

Series 2 Hearing Files 1970-2002

Physical Description: 231 file folders, 344 audiotapes, 2 videotapes, 4 reel-to-reel tapes

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

Hearing files for the committee may contain agendas, audiotapes, transcripts, testimony, background, and working files for regular session hearings as well as interim hearings and select joint committee hearings. Audiotapes and videotapes have been separated to a cold-storage vault for preservation purposes and separation sheets are in the hearing files to alert the researcher to the existence of these tapes. For a chronological list of hearings, see Appendix A in the master finding aid.
See Appendix B for LP numbers

Series 3 Subject Files 1971-2001

Physical Description: 422 file folders, 8 videotapes, 10 audiotapes, 62 photographs, 1 reel-to-reel film

Arrangement

Subject files are arranged alphabetically by subject title.

Access Information

Two files in this series have been restricted under the California Public Records Act, Government Code, sec. 6254 (c) because they contain private personnel and medical information.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content Note

Subject files created by the committee may include correspondence, emails, memoranda, statistical findings, published and unpublished reports, notes, and newspaper clippings. Of particular note are those files related to the intense debates over Welfare Reform and Welfare to Work Programs in the 1980s and 1990s. Also contains files related to child custody and child support policies, health care insurance, and the effects of immigration on California's welfare system. For an alphabetical list of subject files, see Appendix B in master finding aid.
LP328:1274-1359

Series 4 Office Files 1976-1998

Physical Description: 86 file folders

Arrangement

The office files are arranged into two series: the legislative office files (73ff) then travel and expense claim files (13ff).

Access Information

One file in this series is restricted under the California Public Records Act, Government Code 6254 (c) because it contains private personnel information.

Scope and Content Note

The legislative office files are arranged chronologically by two-year legislative session. They may include bill information, rules, staff assignments, interim hearing schedules, double referrals, committee hearing requests, author's agendas and consent calendars, standing committee reports and amendments, memo to file clerk, committee history, action reports, notice of committee hearings, roll call check lists, hearing results, floor statements, suspension letters, hearing and bill correspondence, scheduled bill charts, subcommittee files, and full committee logs.
Expense Claim and Travel Claim Files include travel requests for committee staffers and committee members, and expense claims for committee staffers and committee members.
LP352:10-18

Series 5 Budget Files 1981-1983

Physical Description: 9 file folders

Arrangement

Budget files are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Content Note

Budget files were created by the Senate Health and Welfare Committee between 1981-1983. The budget files contain information collected by the committee concerning the effects of the 1982-1983 Budget on the funding of numerous state programs. The committee kept a small file on each major health department, such as Health Services, Rehabilitation, Developmental Services, and Mental Health. Files can contain reports, correspondence, legislation information, notes, newsletters, and newspapers clippings.
  • Alcohol and Drug Programs, Dept. of (1ff) LP352:10
  • Conference Committee (1ff) LP352:11
  • Developmental Services, Dept. of (1ff) LP352:12
  • Health Services, Dept. of (1ff) LP352:13
  • Mental Health, Dept. of (2ff) LP352:14-15
  • Rehabilitation, Dept. of (1ff) LP352:16
  • SB1326 - Budget Trailer Bill (1ff) LP352:17
  • SB2093 - Consolidation of Medi-Cal Benefits (1ff) LP352:18
LP352:52-56

Series 6 Correspondence 1981-1985

Physical Description: 5 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date.

Access Information

This series is restricted under the California Public Records Act, Government Code 6254 (c) and (d).

Scope and Content Note

This series contains committee correspondence to and from state agencies and constituents. Due to the personal medical nature of the material it has been restricted and must be screened by an archivist. Some subjects mentioned in the correspondence are mental illness, funding for local health services programs and facilities, patient's rights, and abortion. The letters vary from constituents seeking advice about health services to constituents voicing their support or opposition of controversial legislation being heard by the committee. Some of the committee responses are included in the series.
 

Senate Subcommittee on Aging, Senate Subcommittee on Aging and Long Term Care 1979-2002

Scope and Content Note

Records from the Senate Subcommittees on Aging and Aging and Long Term Care consist of 8 cubic feet of material reflecting the activity of the committee (under various names) in introducing and investigating legislation related to the California Health and Safety Code and the physical, financial, and medical care of the elderly in California. The records cover the years 1979-2002. They are comprised of Bill Files, 1985-2000; Hearing Files, 1981-2002; Subject Files, 1979-1996; and Reports, 1980-1991.
LP328:1360-1385

Series 1 Bill Files 1985-2000

Physical Description: 26 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by legislative session, then numerically by bill number.

Scope and Content Note

Bill files created by the committee may include analyses, amendments, author's statements, testimony, press releases, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and committee statements, and background reports.
  • 1985-1986: SB129 (1ff) LP328:1360
  • 1987-1988: SB438, SB1802 (1ff) LP328:1360
  • 1989-1990: SB150-SB1528; SCR99; SJR5, SJR69 (5ff) LP328:1361-1365
  • 1991-1992: SB281-SB1177, SCR21 (6ff) LP328:1366-1371
  • 1991-1992: AB1694 (1ff) LP328:1372
  • 1993-1994: SB56-SB1679 (1ff) LP328:1373
  • 1995-1996: SB546-SB1895 (1ff) LP328:1374
  • 1997-1998: SB1052-SB2192 (8ff) LP328:1375-1382
  • 1999-2000: SB870-SB910 (3ff) LP328:1383-1385
See appendix A for LP numbers

Series 2 Hearing Files 1981-2002

Physical Description: 18 file folders, 21 audiotapes, 5 videotapes, 7 volumes

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content Note

Hearing files for the subcommittee may contain agendas, audiotapes, transcripts, testimony, background, and working files for regular session hearings as well as interim hearings and select joint hearings.
For a chronological list of hearing files, see Appendix A in master finding aid.
LP328:1403-1512

Series 3 Subject Files 1979-2000

Physical Description: 110 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Access Information

One file in this series is restricted under the California Public Records Act, Government Code, sec. 6254 (c) because it contains private information. Two files in this series are restricted under the California Information Practices Act, Civil Code, sec. 1798.85 (a) because they contain private information.

Scope and Content Note

Subject files created by the committee may include correspondence, emails, memoranda, statistical findings, published and unpublished reports, notes, and newspaper clippings.
For an alphabetical list of subject files, see Appendix C in master finding aid.
LP328:1513-1532

Series 4 Reports 1980-1991

Physical Description: 19 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by report title.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains reports produced by the committee as well as publications and reports produced by various other organizations.
 

Senate Subcommittee on Alcoholism 1975

LP219:168-172

Series 1 Hearing Files 1975

Physical Description: 5 file folders, 5 audiotapes

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of hearing.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content Note

Hearing files contain hearing agendas, testimony, minutes, transcripts, audio recordings, and notes as well as correspondence to and from the committee members and staff regarding the hearing subject.
For a chronological list of hearing files, see Appendix A in master finding aid.
 

Senate Subcommittee on the Disabled 1980

LP197:20

Series 1 Hearing File 1980

Physical Description: 1 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of hearing.

Scope and Content Note

Hearing file from the March 5, 1980 hearing held in Sacramento on "Providing Care for the Developmentally Disabled: Present Problems and Future Prospects."
 

Senate Subcommittee on Disease, Morbidity, and Mortality Disparity 1998

LP328:1533

Series 1 Hearing File 1998

Physical Description: 9 audiotapes

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of hearing.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content Note

This subcommittee's files consist of 9 audiotapes from two hearings held in Los Angeles on September 17 and 18, 1998 regarding "Ethnic Disparities in Health Services." The archives received no paper documents with these tapes.
 

Senate Subcommittee on Environmental Health 1978

LP197:10

Series 1 Hearing File 1978

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of hearing.

Scope and Content Note

This subcommittee's files consist of 1 file folder from a hearing held in Richmond on April 21, 1978 entitled "Scope and Statistical Methodology of the Bay Area Cancer Incidence Study."
 

Senate Subcommittee on Genetic Diseases 1975

LP162:250

Series 1 Hearing File 1975

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of hearing.

Scope and Content Note

This subcommittee's files consist of 1 file folder from a hearing held in Los Angeles on November 7, 1975 entitled "Review of the Department of Health Genetic Disease Detection and Counseling Program."
 

Senate Subcommittee on Health Care Services 1970

LP136:37

Series 1 Hearing File 1970

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of hearing.

Scope and Content Note

This subcommittee's files consist of 1 file folder from a hearing held in Los Angeles on October 7, 1970 entitled "Health Care Services - SR379, SR378, SR280."
 

Senate Subcommittee on Indigent Health Care Services 1983

LP328:1534

Series 1 Hearing File 1983

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of hearing.

Scope and Content Note

This subcommittee's files consist of 1 file folder from a hearing held in Sacramento on March 21, 1983 regarding a status report on the implementation of the medically indigent adult services transfer to the counties.
 

Senate Subcommittee on Medical Education and Health Needs 1973-1974

See appendix A for LP numbers

Series 1 Hearing Files 1973-1974

Physical Description: 4 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of hearing.

Scope and Content Note

Hearing files can contain hearing agendas, testimony, minutes, transcripts, and notes as well as correspondence to and from the committee members and staff regarding the hearing subject.
For a chronological list of hearing files, see Appendix A in master finding aid.
 

Senate Subcommittee on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Genetic Diseases 1983-1990

Scope and Content Note

Records from the Senate Subcommittees on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Genetic Diseases consist of 2.5 cubic feet of material reflecting the activity of the committee in investigating legislation related to the California Health and Safety Code and concerning people with developmental disabilities, genetic diseases, or mental health issues. The records cover the years 1983-1990. They are comprised of a Subcommittee Organization File, 1983-1990; Hearing Files, 1983-1990; Correspondence, 1988-1990; and Background Files, 1983-1990. The bulk of this collection concerns an investigation into the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act, which promises services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1989 and 1990, the subcommittee held public hearings in many California cities to gain the public's opinion about improving public services and care for people with developmental disabilities, genetic diseases, or mental health issues. The bulk of the hearings and the correspondence in this subgroup were generated during this investigation into the Lanterman Act and contain hearing testimony, audio recordings, agendas, and transcripts; as well as correspondence from parents and care givers of people with developmental disabilities, genetic diseases, or mental health issues.
LP328:1535

Series 1 Subcommittee Organizational File 1983-1990

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

This file contains correspondence dated February 18, 1983 declaring the establishment of several subcommittees under the Senate Health and Welfare Committee including the Subcommittee on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Genetic Diseases. It also contains information regarding the planning of the 1989-1990 public hearings as well as lists of people who participated at those hearings.
See appendix A for LP numbers

Series 2 Hearing Files 1983-1990

Physical Description: 51 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Scope and Content Note

Hearing files contain hearing agendas, testimony, minutes, transcripts, audio recordings, and notes as well as correspondence to and from the committee members and staff regarding the hearing subject. The majority of the hearings files from 1989 and 1990 were public hearings held throughout California concerning the Lanterman Act.
For a chronological list of hearing files, see Appendix A in master finding aid.
LP328:1583-1590

Series 3 Correspondence 1988-1990

Physical Description: 8 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains correspondence from representatives of regional centers, constituents, medical professionals, concerned parents, legislators, and state agencies regarding the Lanterman Act.
LP328:1591-1592

Series 4 Background Files 1983-1990

Physical Description: 2 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Background files contain reports, testimony, survey results and other miscellaneous documents regarding a variety of mental health, developmental disabilities, and genetic diseases.
 

Senate Subcommittee on Nutrition and Human Needs 1972-1975

See Appendix A for LP numbers

Series 1 Hearing Files 1972-1975

Physical Description: 11 volumes

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Scope and Content Note

Hearing files can contain hearing agendas, testimony, minutes, transcripts, and notes as well as correspondence to and from the committee members and staff regarding the hearing subject.
For a chronological list of hearing files, see Appendix A in master finding aid.
 

Senate Subcommittee on Social Services and Welfare 1977-1978

LP352:57

Series 1 Organization File 1977-1978

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Scope and Content Note

This file contains correspondence and memoranda regarding the establishment of this subcommittee.
See Appendix A for LP numbers

Series 2 Hearing Files 1977-1978

Physical Description: 11 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content Note

Hearing files contain hearing agendas, testimony, minutes, transcripts, audio recordings, and notes as well as correspondence to and from the committee members and staff regarding the hearing subject. Audiotapes and videotapes have been separated to a cold-storage vault for preservation purposes and separation sheets are in the hearing files to alert the researcher to the existence of these tapes.
For a chronological list of hearing files, see Appendix A in master finding aid.
 

Senate Subcommittee on Welfare Services for the Spanish Speaking 1973

LP162:237

Series 1 Hearing File 1973

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Scope and Content Note

Hearing file from the April 5, 1973 hearing entitled "Investigation of Level of Services for the Spanish Speaking in the State Welfare System."
 

Senate Subcommittee on Youth Physical Health and Fitness 1991

LP328:1594-1598

Series 1 Hearing Files 1991

Physical Description: 5 file folders, 5 audiotapes

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content Note

This subcommittee's files consist of 5 file folders from a hearing held at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona on December 12, 1991 entitled "Reforming Current Health and Physical Education Policies."