Inventory of the Senate Democratic Caucus Records

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Inventory of the Senate Democratic Caucus Records

Collection number: LP264:175-221, LP265:1-197

California State Archives

Office of the Secretary of State

Sacramento, California
Processed by:
Archives Staff
Date Completed:
1 April 2019
Encoded by:
Veronica Lara
© 2019 California Secretary of State. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Senate Democratic Caucus Records
Dates: 1975-1984
Collection number: LP264:175-221, LP265:1-197
Creator: Senate Democratic Caucus
Collection Size: 13 cubic feet
Repository: California State Archives
Sacramento, California
Abstract: The California Senate Democratic Caucus formed to organize the Democratic members of the Senate and advocate for their collective interest. The Senate Democratic Caucus records consist of 13 cubic feet of textual records. These records reflect the legislative analysis conducted by the office in 1975-1984.
Physical location: California State Archives
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Administrative Information

Access

While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.

Publication Rights

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Senate Democratic Caucus, [LP#]:[folder number], California State Archives, Office of the Secretary of State, Sacramento, California.

Acquisition and Custodial History

The State Archives received these records in accordance with California Government Code 9080(b) which requires legislative committees to transfer their records to the State Archives when they are no longer needed by the committee.

Committee History

The California Senate Democratic Caucus formed to organize the Democratic members of the Senate and advocate for their collective interest.

Scope and Content

The Senate Democratic Caucus records consist of 13 cubic feet of textual records. These records reflect the legislative analysis conducted by the office in 1975-1984.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Related Material at the California State Archives

Senate Republican Caucus Records
Senate Rules Committee Records

Note to Researchers

Researchers interested in the Senate Democratic Caucus are advised to check the papers of its Chairs. Committee Chairs often kept materials relating to committee operations among their personal files. For Chair papers available at the California State Archives or other repositories, this information can be found in the committee history.

Series Description

LP264:175-221, LP265:1-197

Series 1 Bill Files 1975-1984

Physical Description: 244 file folders

Alternative Form of Materials Available

Some bill files have been microfilmed, as indicated by the MF before the identification number. Researchers must use microfilm when available.

Arrangement

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

Scope and Content Note

This series contains “Third Reading Files,” which are usually made up of one-page analyses that include the subject of the bill, the purpose of the legislation, the opponents and supporters of the bill, arguments in favor and against the bill, and the votes.
One folder, titled “Memos,” contains a request for the voting records of the Senate Democratic Caucus members by the Chairman, Senator John F. Dunlap, and an index of 1975-1976 bills organized by subject.
1975-1976: SB1-SB2206, SCA1-SCA56, SCR8-SCR111, SJR1-SJR63, SR18-SR66 ( MF LP264:175-184)
1975-1976: AB11-AB4539, ACA3-ACA96, ACR9-ACR230, AJR2-AJR76, AB1x ( MF LP264:185-196)
1975-1976: Memos ( MF LP264:197)
1977-1978: SB1-SB2249, SCA1-SCA67, SCR3-SCR94, SJR1-SJR52, SR10-SR53, SB11x ( MF LP264:198-209)
1977-1978: AB1-AB3400 ( MF LP264:210-221) AB3402-AB3834, ACA4-ACA82, ACR5-ACR167, AJR1-AJR100, AB7x ( MF LP265:1-3)
1979-1980: SB1-SB2065, SCA2-SCA46, SCR4-SCR85, SJR2-SJR46, SR12-SR39 ( MF LP265:4-15)
1979-1980: AB2-AB3485, ACA3-ACA91, ACR3-ACR152, AJR4-AJR92 ( MF LP265:16-33)
1981-1982: SB7-SB2097, SCA2-SCA41, SCR1-SCR88, SJR2-SJR70, SR11-SR54, SB2x ( MF LP265:34-51)
1981-1982: AB5-AB3809, ACA4-ACA86, ACR5-ACR149, AJR2-AJR125, AB2x-AB8x ( MF LP265:52-76)
1983-1984: SB1-SB2338, SCA2-SCA58, SCR1-SCR91, SJR1-SJR58, SR9-SR46, SB5x-SB23x ( MF LP265:77-128)
1983-1984: AB1-AB4056, ACA16-ACA69, ACR1-ACR173, AJR1-AJR150, AB13x-AB40x, AB1xx ( MF LP265:129-197)