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Inventory of the Howard L. Berman Papers, 1973-1982
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Series Descriptions


Series 1.  Bill Files 1975-1982

Physical Description: 77 file folders

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Bill files are arranged chronologically by legislative session and numerically by bill number.
Bill files created by Howard L. Berman may include bill analyses, amendments and resolutions, author's statements, testimony, press releases, editorials and newspaper clippings, correspondence, committee statements, and other information. Three photos separated from bill file AB3663 are identified as LP207:178, and 39 photos separated from bill file AB1354 are identified as LP207:211.
1975-1976 AB181 (1ff) LP207:150
1977-1978 AB245-AB3670; HR60 (29ff) LP207:151-179
1979-1980 AB2-AB3287 (25ff) LP207:180-204
1981-1982 AB298-AB3719; ACA78; ACA83 (22ff) LP207:205-226

Series 2.  Balanced Federal Budget Files 1978-1979

Physical Description: 3 file folders

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Files are arranged chronologically by date.
Balanced Federal Budget Files created by Howard L. Berman show his opposition to holding a Constitutional Convention with the purpose of amending the U.S. Constitution to mandate a balanced Federal Budget annually. These files contain position statements received in support or opposition, committee statements, press releases, testimony, correspondence, background reports, studies, notes, and other information. Related California resolutions addressed in the files are AJR1, AJR2, SJR2, and AJR17.