Inventory of the Assemblymember George W. Milias Papers

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Inventory of the Assemblymember George W. Milias Papers

Inventory: LP79-81



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  • 1020 "O" Street
  • Sacramento, California 95814
  • Phone: (916) 653-2246
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© 2000 California Secretary of State. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Assemblymember George W. Milias Papers
Inventory: LP79-81
Creator: Milias, George W., Assembly Member
Repository: California State Archives
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

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Biography

George W. Milias was first elected in 1962 to represent the 22nd Assembly District, comprising the southern portion of Santa Clara County. He was reelected in 1964, 66, and 68 and retired at the end of the 1970 Session. An active Republican party worker, Milias was president of the California Republican Assembly in 1957-58 and in 1960 vice-chairman of the delegation to the Republican National Convention and a member of the Rules Committee. Legislative programs of interest to Milias include conservation of natural resources and streamlining of state government.

Assemblyman George W. Milias Biography

(Prepared 2/13/69)

Assemblyman George W. Milias has been representing the 22nd Assembly District for six years. He was elected for the first time in 1962 and re-elected in November 1968 to his fourth consecutive term. George was born and raised in Gilroy, graduated from San Jose State College with a BA in both History and Political Science and received his Master's degree in California Political History from Stanford University.
His background in civic affairs includes serving as a member of the Santa Clara County Planning Commission in 1958, as Vice-Chairman in 1961 and Chairman in 1962. He was a member of the Santa Clara County Grand Jury in 1954 and served as Foreman in 1956. Numbered among his volunteer political activities are the Presidency of the California Republican Assembly in 1957-58; State Chairman, California Republican Party, 1958-60; Member, Republican National Committee 1958-60; Vice-Chairman of the California delegation to the 1960 Republican National Convention and Delegate to the 1968 Convention. In 1960 George was named to the National Young Republican Hall of Fame.
Assemblyman Milias has been Vice-Chairman or member of the Fish and Game, and Conservation and Wildlife Committees every year since first elected. In recognition of his long time interests in this field, he now serves as Chairman of the Natural Resources and Conservation Committee. In addition to this chairmanship, he also serves as a member of the Elections and Constitutional Amendments, and Government Administration Committees in the California Assembly.

Assemblyman George Milias: A Personal Biography

LEGISLATIVE

  • Member, California Assembly - 4th term
  • Chairman, Natural Resources and Conservation Committee
  • Member, Joint Committee on Seismic Safety
  • Member, California Heritage Preservation Commission
  • Member, Executive Committee, Citizens Advisory Commission to the Governor's Conference on California's Changing Environment
  • Member, California Advisory Commission on Marine and Coastal Resources
  • Member, Assembly Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments
  • Member, Assembly Committee on Governmental Administration

POLITICAL

  • Member, California Republican State Central Committee
  • Member, Santa Clara County Central Committee
  • Chairman, Environmental Quality Committee, Republican State Central Committee
  • Past President, California Republican Assembly
  • Past Chairman, California Republican State Central Committee
  • Past Member, Executive Committee, Republican National Committee
  • National Young Republican Hall of Fame
  • Delegate, Republican National Convention 1968, 1960 and 1956
  • Delegate, Republican National Convention 1968

CIVIC, FRATERNAL AND HONORARY

  • Past Chairman, Santa Clara County Planning Commission
  • Past Foreman, Santa Clara County Grand Jury
  • Executive Board, Boy Scouts of America
  • Rotary
  • Elks
  • Sierra Club
  • Commonwealth Club
  • Audubon Society
  • Native Sons of the Golden West
  • Phi Mu Alpha
  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Tau Delta Phi
  • San Jose Alumni Association
  • Stanford Alumni Association

EDUCATION

  • B.A. Political Science, San Jose State College
  • M.A. Political Science, Stanford University

Arrangement and Description

 

1. Legislative Files

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence received and sent regarding proposed and pending legislation; memorandum; press releases; newspaper clippings; bill analyses; bill amendments; authors statements; reports; misc. committee papers, agendas, statements, testimony and data presented before committee hearings. (Entries below indicate areas of bills sponsored by Milias during each legislative session. Bills are arranged numerically by session.)
 

LP 79:1-4 1963 Legislation

Scope and Content Note

Speed laws; conservation and natural science education programs; staffing for Municipal Courts; adult education; psychological testing in schools; boxing safety.
 

LP 79:5 1964 Legislation (Regular Session)

Scope and Content Note

Financial support of public schools; proceedings of political parties.
 

LP 79:6 1964 Legislation (1st Ex. Session)

Scope and Content Note

Elections; judicial salaries.
 

LP 79:7 1964 Legislation

Scope and Content Note

Pending Legislative Counsel opinions and related background material. Bills not introduced (1963-64).
 

LP 79:8-17 1965 Legislation

Scope and Content Note

Elections; grand juries; education; junior college construction; depredation of game animals; teaching credentials; aid for the mentally retarded; school construction aid.
 

LP 79:18-19 1965 Legislation

Scope and Content Note

Other author's bills; future legislation.
 

LP 79:20 1965 Legislation (2nd Ex. Session)

Scope and Content Note

HR's
 

LP 79:21 1966 Legislation

Scope and Content Note

General.
 

LP 79:22 1966 Legislation (1st Ex. Session)

Scope and Content Note

School finance.
 

LP 79:23-30 1967 Legislation

Scope and Content Note

Government finance; voter registration elections; school finance; county park protection; education; civil service employees, grand juries.
 

LP 79:31-38 1968 Legislation

Scope and Content Note

Civil service employees and benefits; mistreatment of children; physically handicapped children; fish conservation; grand juries; workmen's compensation; aid to dependent children; gun controls.
 

LP 79:39-40 LP 80:1-7 1969 Legislation

Scope and Content Note

Civil service employees and benefits; welfare aid; national guard; elections; licensing of pleasure craft to finance boating safety; taxation; education; motor vehicle noise limits; property tax relief.
 

LP 80:8-20 1970 Legislation

Scope and Content Note

Grand juries; elections; streambed and lake shore alteration; conservation; wildlife conservation; conservation education; motor vehicle pollution; executive branch reorganization; noise pollution.
 

2. Office Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Communications received and sent from constituents, legislators, legislative advocates, special interest groups, local government agencies, private citizens, school children, regarding proposed and pending legislation, operations of state and local government, local conditions, etc. [Entries arranged alphabetically by subject. In most cases only sample of a particular file (subject) were retained. In cases where research and/or historical values were slight or lacking the entire files were eliminated.]
 

LP 80:21 1963 Office Correspondence

Physical Description: (1f).

Scope and Content Note

Fish and game; fish and game committee; publicity-district Newsletters (1963-64), press releases
 

LP 80:22 1964 Office Correspondence

Physical Description: (1f).

Scope and Content Note

Campaign-indorsements, committee instructions, finance, sign locations; publicity-district Newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings.
 

LP 80:23-24 1965 Office Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Campaign funds; educational advisory committee; Mexican-American Republican Scholarship Association; publicity-Newsletters, press releases.
 

LP 80:25-34 1966 Office Correspondence

Physical Description: (10f).

Scope and Content Note

Business inventory tax; campaign endorsements, donations, itineraries, finance; correspondence (letters M, P, R, S, W); invitations; music in the schools; patronage; personal; publicity-Newsletters, press releases; Republican State Central Committee; Thank-you letters
 

LP 80:35-39 1967 Office Correspondence

Physical Description: (5f).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (letters, B, C, H, M, S, W); Gilroy, City of; invitations; itineraries; Mountain View, City of; publicity-Newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings; Republican Council of Calif. (1965-67); San Jose State College
 

LP 81:1-14 1968 Office Correspondence

Physical Description: (14f).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence received regarding pending legislation; abortion; agricultural extension and research programs; air pollution; appointments; BART; California Heritage Preservation Commission; Cal-Vet program; campaign contributors; Cambell, City of; campus unrest; cigarette tax allocation; Cleaver Eldridge; Committees-State Employment, Retirement, and Military Affairs; Correspondence, general (selected); drugs; Eel River water; endorsments; Gilroy, City of; invitations; itinerary; kindergarten; Los Gatos, community of; Mexican-Americans; Milias Steering Committee; Mountain View; Nixon, Richard M.; open primary; propositions la and 9; publicity-Newsletter, press releases; San Jose, community of; Santa Clara, community of; taxes; voting records, legislative
 

LP 81:15-29 1969 Correspondence Files

Physical Description: (15f).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence received regarding pending legislation; appointments; ARCOSS; Bay area associations; Bay Conservation and Development Commission; Berkeley campus; cigarette advertising; committees; Natural Resources and Conservation; conservation education; correspondence, general (selected); divorce reform; drugs and narcotics; environment; higher education; Interstate Compact Commission, California-Nevada; invitations; itinerary; pesticides; pollution; publicity-press releases, speeches; recommendations; San Francisco Bay fill; San Jose, community of; Santa Clara, community of; sex education; taxes; voting age
 

LP 81:30-35 1970 Correspondence Files

Physical Description: (9f).

Scope and Content Note

Air pollution; Bay Conservation and Development Commission; coastline legislation; committee correspondence; conflict of interest; conservation education; environment; gas tax revenues; Governor's tax relief program; invitations; Legislative Counsel opinions; Medi-Cal; noise; open space; peripheral canal; pollution; population; prescriptions, mail order; publicity-press releases, speeches; Pyramid Lake; Russian River, Jenner dredging; Select Committee on Environmental Quality; solid waste management; southern crossing; transportation systems