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Inventory of the California Law Revision Commission Records
R178, F3883:1-465  
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Description
The California Law Revision Commission Records consist of 88.5 cubic feet of textual materials organized into eleven record series: Study Files, 1954-1978; Approved Minutes, 1970-2010; Minutes, 1974-2005; Memoranda Files, 1977-2007; Tentative Recommendations, 1977-2000; Bill Files, 1961-1970; Legislative files, 1959-1969; 1980, Research Files, 1959-1991; Inverse Condemnation Files, 1954-1978; Correspondence Sent, 1975-1995; and General Correspondence, 1979-1988. It is the Law Revision Commission's practice to annually review the calendar of topics that it is authorized to study so that they may make recommendations and propose changes as necessary.
Background
The California Law Revision Commission was created in 1953 through Chapter 1445 as a successor to the California Code Commission (1929-1953). The commission consists of one Senator, one Assembly Member, Legislative Counsel and seven members appointed by the Governor and with the approval of the Senate. The Legislative Counsel is an ex officio member of the Commission.
Extent
88.5 cubic feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.