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Inventory of the California State Senate Health Committee Records, 2005-2012
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Series Description

LP462:1-864

Series 1 Bill Files 2005-2012

Physical Description: 864 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by legislative session then numerically by bill number.

Scope and Content Note

The committee analyzed bills affecting public health, alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, health insurance and managed care, and related institutions. Most bill files include all or some of the following items: bill analyses; amendments and resolutions; press releases; newspaper clippings; correspondence; and analyses of similar, usually prior, legislation.
The files include committee analysis, letters from interested parties, and the comments of affected agencies. Notable legislation includes AB682 (2007-2008), which revised the written and informed consent standards associated with testing blood for HIV/AIDS; SB1029 (2009-2010), which allowed individuals up to 30 syringes or needles for personal use without a prescription from a pharmacy; AB2572 (2007-2008), which required a food facility with twenty or more locations throughout the state to disclose to customers specified nutrition information for standard food items, and their close involvement with Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC), California Nurses Association (CNA), American Heart Association, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
2005-2006: SB12-SB1851, SCA13, SCR49, SJR5-SJR28 (95ff) LP462:1-95
2005-2006: AB8-AB3071, ACR1-ACR114, AJR24-AJR59 (77ff) LP462:96-172
2007-2008: SB7-SB1773, SJR8-SJR20, SR17 (101ff) LP462:173-273
2007-2008: SB13X-SB127X (4ff) LP462:423-426
2007-2008: AB1-AB3082, ACR87-ACR134,AJR13-AJR58 (149ff) LP462:274-422
2007-2008: AB11X-AB12X (6ff) LP462:427-432
2009-2010: SB1-SB1431, SCA29, SCR66, SJR13-SJR31, SR21,SBX3_13-SBX3_24, SBX8_24-SBX8_65 (91ff) LP462:433-524
2009-2010: AB2-AB2787, ACR2-ACR74, AJR9-AJR42 (108ff) LP462:525-633
2011-2012: SB20-SB1538, SR20 (117ff) LP462:634-750
2011-2012: AB43-AB2608, AJR30 (114ff) LP462:751-864
LP462:865-875

Series 2 Hearing Files 2005-2010

Physical Description: 12 file folders, 28 audiotapes, 4 CDs

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 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 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 Additional Series Information.
Audio/videotapes have been removed to cold storage and separation sheets are included within the file folders to indicate this.

Additional Series Information

LP462:876-877

Series 3 Subject Files 2005-2006

Physical Description: 2 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged arranged alphabetically by subject title.

Scope and Content Note

Subject files created by the committee may include correspondence, emails, memoranda, statistical findings, and published and unpublished reports. Of particular note are those files related to Payment of Provider Services Information and Complaints, as well as AB1321 (2005) which prohibits a non-contracting emergency physician working at a hospital that contracts with HMO from billing a patient. This series also contains files related to health care services plans and unfair payment patterns.
 

Senate Subcommittee on Aging and Long Term Care 1997-2011

Scope and Content

Records from the Senate Subcommittee on Aging consist of 4 cubic feet of material reflecting the activity of the committee in introducing and investigating legislation related to healthy eating and access to healthy foods, amongst other health related legislation. The records cover the years 1997-2011. They comprise Bill Files, 2007-2008; Hearing Files, 1997-2009; and Correspondence, 2010-2011.
LP462:878-904

Series 1 Bill Files 2007-2008

Physical Description: 27 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by legislative session then numerically by bill number.

Scope and Content

Most bill files include all or some of the following items: bill analyses; amendments and resolutions; press releases; newspaper clippings; correspondence; and analyses of similar, usually prior, legislation.
2007-2008: SB48-SB1593, SCR62 (27ff) LP462:878-904
LP462:904-967

Series 2 Hearing Files 1997-2009

Physical Description: 62 file folders, 26 audiotapes

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content

Hearing files for the subcommittee may contain audiotapes, transcripts, background, and working files for regular session hearings as well as select joint hearings. Hearing topics include renewable energy, Alzheimer's disease, support for family caregivers, and issues regarding elderly living standards.
For a chronological list of hearing files, see Appendix B in Additional Series Information.

Additional Series Information

LP462:968

Series 3 Correspondence 2010-2011

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date.

Scope and Content

This series contains correspondence from representatives of regional centers, constituents and medical professionals. The correspondence relates to the funding of California's Burn Institute in Imperial County, and information regarding Pertussis vaccination.