Scope and Content
Title: Guide to the Lloyd G. Connelly Papers
Collection number: LP455
Connelly, Lloyd G.
21.5 cubic feet
California State Archives
Abstract: Lloyd George Connelly Jr., (D) was a State Assembly Member, 1983-1992. The Lloyd Connelly Papers consists of 21.5 cubic feet
of textual records reflecting Connelly's legislative activity during his time as member of the California State Assembly.
Physical location: California State Archives
Languages represented in the collection:
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.
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
[Identification of item], Lloyd G. Connelly Papers, LP455:[folder number], California State Archives, Office of the Secretary
of State, Sacramento, California.
Lloyd George Connelly Jr., (D) was a State Assembly Member, 1983-1992. His 6th Assembly District included East Sacramento,
Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Rosemont and Rancho Cordova in Sacramento County.
He was born on December 31, 1945, in Sacramento, California. He served in the United States Army in Washington D.C. from 1968-1970.
Connelly attended American River College where he served as student body president, and he went on to earn his bachelor's
degree in 1971 from California State University, Sacramento. He attended McGeorge School of Law and graduated in 1977. He
was an administrative assistant to a county supervisor from 1971 until 1975, when he was elected to the Sacramento City Council.
Connelly worked as a law clerk for the Legal Center for the Elderly and Disabled and subsequently became a founding partner
in a Sacramento area law firm that specialized in law for the disabled. He is married to Jean Shaw-Connelly, a Presbyterian
minister. He has one daughter, Keelan with Shaw-Connelly and a son, George, from a previous marriage.
Connelly was affiliated with the Planning and Conservation League, Common Cause, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Lloyd G. Connelly was elected to the State Assembly in 1982 after serving seven years on the Sacramento City Council. Connelly
left the Assembly in 1992. Connelly was a Sacramento County Superior Court Judge from 1992-2012.
During his time in the Legislature, Lloyd Connelly was a member of the following committees.
Aging and Long Term Care, 1985-1991
Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, 1984-1990
Finance and Insurance, 1983-1984, 1987-1988
Human Services, 1983-1988
Natural Resources, 1986-1990
Revenue and Taxation, 1983-1984
Policy Research Management, 1983-1984
Ways and Mean, 1985-1986
Judiciary Committee-Subcommittee on Administration of Justice, 1985-1989
Subcommittee on Unemployment Insurance/Disability Insurance, 1983-1988
Subcommittee on Worker's Compensation, 1983-1988
Scope and Content
The Lloyd Connelly Papers consists of 21.5 cubic feet of textual records reflecting Connelly's legislative activity during
his time as member of the California State Assembly. The collection is organized into the following record series: Bill Files,
1983-1992, and Subject Files, 1983-1992.
Bill Files are particularly useful for researchers interested in the safety standards of hazardous materials, pesticides,
and public health issues. The bills introduced by Lloyd Connelly include a wide variety of subjects. He authored bills concerning
building standards, toxic materials, pesticides, the American River Parkway, and issues related to public health such as health
and safety codes, the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Act, as well as implementation of Surgeon General Warnings on smokeless
The Subject Files documents Connelly's interest in natural resources, disabled, elderly, and long-term care issues. Connelly
considered subjects including but not limited to: guns, alcohol taxes, child neglect, rice herbicides, rice straw burning,
and air pollution. Subject Files also includes research files related to the Committee on Aging and Long Term Care which Connelly
served on from 1985-1991.
No further accruals are expected.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in
the library's online public access catalog.
Public Health, California
Building Laws, California