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Inventory of the California State Assembly Human Services Committee Records
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The Assembly Human Resources Committee and the Human Services Committee Records consist of 31 cubic feet of textual records and audiovisual materials reflecting the activity of the committee in overseeing legislation and other matters pertaining to public and social services in California. The records cover the years 1976-2006 and are organized into the following series: Bill Files, Hearing Files, and Welfare Reform Deliberation Files. There are multiple files dealing with the welfare reform deliberations that took place in 1997.
The Assembly Rules Committee created the Assembly Human Resources Committee by way of House Resolution Number 208 on August 31, 1974. On January 12, 1981 the name of the committee changed from Human Resources to Human Services through House Resolution Number 9. The committee reviewed bills concerning various public services including all aspects of welfare distribution which encompassed programs like Assistance to Families with Dependent Children (later renamed Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) and In-Home Support Services.
31 cubic feet
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