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Inventory of the John Stephen (Steve) Peace Papers
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Series Descriptions


Series 1 Bill Files 1983-2002

Physical Description: 698 file folders


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

Scope and Content Note

Bill files created by Steve Peace may include bill analyses, amendments and resolutions, author's statements, testimony, press releases, editorials and newspaper clippings, correspondence, committee statements, and other information. Major topics found throughout the series include the environment, waste disposal, worker's compensation, education, public utilities and deregulation, public safety, local business, and consumer protection.
1983-1984: AB281-AB4021, ACR60-ACR163, AJR19-AJR102 (19ff) LP385:1-19
1985-1986: AB107-AB4209, AJR93 (91ff) LP385:19-110
1987-1988: AB124-AB4452, ACA66, ACR49-ACR125 (48ff) LP385:110-158
1989-1990: AB276-AB3473 (37ff) LP385:158-195
1991-1992: AB16-AB3684, AJR27-AJR71, AB45X (151ff) LP385:195-346
1993-1994: AB17-AB3720, ACA7 (73ff) LP385:346-419
1993-1994: SB1368-SB2044, SCR29-47, SJR5, SB22X (26ff) LP385:419-445
1995-1996: SB7-SB1659, SCA21-SCA28, SCR8-SCR17, SJR17-SJR28 (98ff) LP385:445-543
1997-1998: SB63-SB2150, SCR29-SCR92, SR39-SR125 (67ff) LP385:544-611
1999-2000: SB28-SB1977, SCA9-SCA34 (50ff) LP385:611-661
2001-2002: SB8-SB2016, SB86XX (36ff) LP385:662-698
2001-2002: ACA12 (1ff) LP385:698

Series 2 Worker's Compensation Reform Files 1993-1994

Physical Description: 5 file folders


Files are arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content Note

The Joint Oversight Committee on Worker's Compensation Reform files consist of documents relating to worker's compensation reform. Bill file information on AB110 is contained within the series. The first two files consist of bill files relating to worker's compensation reform, followed by two files made of various information gathered by the oversight committee, and conclude with two files of hearing transcripts from 1994 and four audio tapes of hearings held on managed health care. Audiotapes have been removed to cold storage and separation sheets are included in the files to alert researchers to that fact.
LP385:705-783; LP385:794-796

Series 3 Correspondence 1985-1994

Physical Description: 81 file folders


Correspondence is arranged into two subseries. The first subseries is arranged chronologically. The second subseries is arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.

Scope and Content Note

The correspondence files include incoming and outgoing correspondence from constituents and politicians and relate to legislation and other subjects of interest.

Series 4 Select Committee on International Water Treatment and Reclamation Files 1984-1994

Physical Description: 10 file folders


Select Committee files are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Content Note

The Select Committee on International Water Treatment and Reclamation files consist of records gathered by the committee concerning pollution flowing from Mexico into the New River in the United States. The series consists of two folders of assorted information about the New River and border pollution, three file folders on Speaker Willie Brown's pollution bill AB1012 (1985-1986), two folders from the international Boundary and Water Commission, one file folder on various aspects of the New River, one file folder on San Diego sewage, and one file folder on treaties and agreements.

Series 5 Select Committee on Low Level Nuclear Waste Files 1984-1994

Physical Description: 19 file folders


Select Committee files are arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

The Select Committee on Low Level Nuclear Waste files consist of records gathered by the committee concerning creating a dumpsite for low-level nuclear waste in California, particularly in the southern deserts. The files concern matters of general information, hearings held on January 28 and 29, 1986 on US Ecology, Inc. and the contract awarded by Governor Deukmejian's office, and the potential use of Ward Valley as a dumpsite. Additionally there are two reports titled California Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Project from U.S. Ecology, Inc. that argue in favor of using dumpsites. Records from the Select Committee on Radioactive Waste Disposal and Fusion Technology from 1989-1990 are also present in the series.