The Senate Governmental Organization Committee evolved from the Senate Governmental Efficiency Committee, and was renamed
the Governmental Organization Committee by Senate Resolution 9 of the 1970 regular session. The committee heard legislation
relating to judges and other public employment, horseracing, governmental organization and public lands, the National Guard,
veterans, public gaming, and alcoholic beverages. The Senate Governmental Committee Records consist of approximately 62 cubic
feet of textual records covering the period 1970-2004.
The Senate Governmental Organization Committee evolved from the Senate Governmental Efficiency Committee, which itself derived
from the Senate Interim Committee on Governmental Reorganization. It was renamed the Governmental Organization Committee by
Senate Resolution 9 of the 1970 regular session. It originally was comprised of 13 members, which was reduced to 11 in 1975,
then to 9 in 1980. It was restored to 11 members in 1981, where it remained until 1999. Membership was increased to 12 senators
in 1999-2000, and to 13 in 2001-2002, before being reduced again to 11 in 2005-2006, and to 10 in 2007-2008.
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