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Inventory of the Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy (Little Hoover Commission) Records
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Series Descriptions

ID R190.01, Box 1-3, Folder 1-4

Series 1 Bill Files 1981-1988

Physical Description: 45 file folders

Arrangement

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

Scope and Content Note

Most bill files include all or some of the following items: bill analyses, amendments and resolutions, author's statements, testimony, press releases, newspaper clippings, correspondence, roll calls, records of votes, and committee statements. Of particular interest are those bills relating to child care, children's services, community care facilities, MediCal, nursing home care, school districts, residential care facilities for the elderly, and wage and payroll violations.
1981-1982: AB6-AB1534, SCA49, SCR67 (1ff)
1983-1984: AB2257-AB3893, ACR133, SB1340-SB1921 (12ff)
1985-1986: AB17-AB4406, SB25-SB1500 (13ff)
1987-1988: AB142-AB4621, ACR46-ACR94, AJR63, SB25-SB2895 (19ff)
ID R190.02, Box 3-4, Folders 5-28

Series 2 Correspondence 1976-1989

Physical Description: 60 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence files include memoranda, letters, congratulatory letters, administrative correspondence, scheduling material, and orientation material. Authors include Commissioners and staff, constituents, legislators, the Fair Political Practices Commission, department heads, and other state officials. The majority of the correspondence is administrative in nature with a particular emphasis on the conflict of interest provisions administered by the Fair Political Practices Commission.
ID R190.03, Box 5, Folders 12-18

Series 3 Speeches and Press Releases 1978-1989

Physical Description: 7 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of speeches, testimony, and press releases from "Little Hoover" Commissioners and staff, national and state elected officials, and public citizens and advocacy groups. Also included in this group are outlines and speeches related to various "Little Hoover" publications and reports. Some of the testimony and speeches include information on community residential care services, the Department of Fish and Game, liability insurance, education, homelessness, and nursing home care.
ID R190.04, Box 5-6, Folders 19-5

Series 4 Administrative Files 1979-1989

Physical Description: 8 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Content Note

Administrative files primarily consist of contractual award information related to the procurement of "Little Hoover Commission" reports from private sector research companies. Significant studies include: K-12 education, the State Employer-Employee Relations Act of 1979, revenue and taxation collections, use contracts, and worker's compensation insurance.
ID R190.05, Box 6, Folders 6-14

Series 5 Regulations 1974-1990

Physical Description: 9 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Content Note

Regulation files include correspondence, newsletters, legal documents, and press releases related primarily to conflict of interest provisions of the Political Reform Act of 1974. Also included in the collection are District Court Appeals opinions related to the Political Reform Act of 1974, a procedure manual related to conflicts of interest, and litigation and codes related to conflicts of interest.