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Inventory of the California State Senate Housing and Land Use Committee Records
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Series Description

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Series 1 Bill Files 1983-1994

Physical Description: 303 file folders


Bill files are arranged chronologically by legislative session and numerically by bill number.

Scope and Content

Bill files created by the committee may include analyses, amendments and resolutions, author's statements, testimony, press releases, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and committee statements. Many of the bills concerned mobile homes and mobile home parks, a subject generating a large volume of correspondence from constituents statewide. Other notable bills include Housing Programs (SB2126, 1984), Farm worker Housing (SB1243, 1987), Mobile Homes (SB1802, 1989), Common Interest Development Management (AB1317, 1995), Developer Fees (SB1066, 1995), and Construction Defects and Building Codes (AB2552, 1996).

Senate Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, 1983-1994

1983-1984: SB19-SB2321, SCA22, SCR61, SR12 (16ff) LP248:141-157
1983-1984: SB2126 (1ff) LP349:1
1983-1984: AB54-AB4025; ACR82 (7ff) LP248:158-164
1985-1986: SB26-SB2584; SCA33 (14ff) LP272:145-158
1985-1986: AB51-AB4392; AJR56; AJR88 (11ff) LP272:159-169
1987-1988: SB41-SB2896; SCR27; SB1X (16ff) LP273:101-116
1987-1988: AB26-AB4625; ACR32; AJR71;AB2X-AB9X (14ff) LP273:117-130
1989-1990: SB12-SB2908; SCR30; SJR1 (31ff) LP349:2-32
1989-1990: AB212-AB4236; ACR146 (30ff) LP349:33-62
1991-1992: SB58-SB2052; SCA17 (22ff) LP349:65-86
1991-1992: AB29-AB3792 (29ff) LP349:87-115
1993-1994: SB110-SB1041; SJR7 (6ff) LP349:117-122
1993-1994: AB51-AB2324 (8ff) LP349:123-130

Senate Housing and Land Use Committee, 1995-1998

1995-1996: SB77-SB2133; SJR12 (30ff) LP349:131-160
1995-1996: AB46-AB3503; ACR11; AJR7 (31ff) LP349:161-191
1997-1998: SB71-SB2227; SJR5 (8ff) LP349:193-210
1997-1998: AB64-AB1527; AB6X LP349:211-224
See Appendix A for LP numbers

Series 2 Hearing Files 1977-1996

Physical Description: 50 file folders and 14 audiotapes


Hearing files are arranged chronologically by date of hearing.

Access Information

Access to audiovisual material requires the production of use copies.

Scope and Content

Hearing files include agendas, audiotapes, transcripts, testimony, background reports, and working files for regular session hearings, interim hearings, and joint hearings. Audiotapes have been moved to a cold-storage vault for preservation purposes and separation sheets are included in the hearing file folders to alert the researcher to the existence of the tapes.
The files contain hearings on California's homeless population, farm labor housing problems, low-income housing, and accessibility for the disabled. Other topics include earthquake safety and building codes, the California Coastal Act of 1976 and common interest developments. "Common Interest Development after Nahrstedt" hearing files concerns the effects on CIDs after the California Supreme Court upheld an association's right to enforce restrictions in covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC and R) in the Narstedt v. Lakeside Village Condominium decision.
For a list of hearing dates and topics see Master Finding Aid at the California State Archives.

Series 3 Correspondence 1987-1998

Physical Description: 42 file folders


Correspondence files are arranged chronologically by month and year.

Scope and Content

Correspondence includes letters and memoranda written and received by the Committee chairs, members, consultants, staff, and lobbyists. The correspondence documents the wide-ranging interests of the committee including matters regarding housing, homeowner's associations, earthquake safety, fire safety, and building codes.

Senate Housing and Urban Affairs Committee

Committee Correspondence, 1987-1991 (19 ff) LP349:274-293

Senate Housing and Land Use Committee

Committee Correspondence, 1995-1998 (23 ff) LP349:294-316