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Inventory of the Gambling Control Commission Records
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Description
Chapter 867 ( Statutes of 1997, Chapter 867), commonly known as the Gambling Control Act, abolished the Gambling Control Board (within the Department of Justice, Division of Gambling Control) and created the California Gambling Control Commission (GCC) under the executive branch, effective January 1, 1999. The records of the GCC consist of 8.5 cubic feet of textual records reflecting the agency’s administration of California’s gambling industry. The records are dated from 2000 to 2006, and include two record series, Meeting File and Subject Files.
Background
Chapter 867 (Statutes of 1997, Chapter 867), commonly known as the Gambling Control Act, abolished the Gambling Control Board (within the Department of Justice, Division of Gambling Control) and created the California Gambling Control Commission (GCC) under the executive branch, effective January 1, 1999. In addition to taking over the Board’s regulatory and licensing oversight of all gaming establishments in the state, the Commission was also given authority over all operations and employment related to these establishments. The five Commission members were to be appointed by the Governor, subject to Senate confirmation, and were to serve terms of four years.
Extent
8.5 cubic feet of textual records
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
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.