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Inventory of the Lawrence Kapiloff Papers
LP203:113-128; LP204:1-11; LP210:173-285; LP211:1-15; LP218:140-169  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Microfilm
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lawrence Kapiloff Papers
    Dates: 1973-1982
    Collection number: LP203:113-128; LP204:1-11; LP210:173-285; LP211:1-15; LP218:140-169
    Creator: Lawrence Kapiloff, California Legislator
    Collection Size: 8.5 cubic feet
    Repository: California State Archives
    Sacramento, California
    Abstract: Lawrence Kapiloff, Democrat, was a State Assembly Member, 1973-1982 for the 78th Assembly District, which included cities within San Diego County. The Lawrence Kapiloff Papers consist 8.5 cubic feet of Assembly Bill Files documenting Kapiloff's legislative activity. Bills introduced by Assembly Member Kapiloff cover a wide array of subjects including his main areas of interest: the tax system and water issues.
    Physical location: California State Archives
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For permission to reproduce or publish, please consult California State Archives staff. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives, Office of the Secretary of State, Sacramento, as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement that may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives' collections.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lawrence Kapiloff Papers, LP[number]:[folder number], California State Archives, Office of the Secretary of State, Sacramento, California.

    Acquisition and Custodial History

    The California State Archives acquired the Kawrence Kapiloff Papers by deed of gift.

    Biography

    Lawrence Kapiloff, Democrat, was a State Assembly Member, 1973-1982. His 78th Assembly District included cities within San Diego County.
    He was born on September 22, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York and established residence in California in 1955. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict then attended the University of California, Los Angeles. There he received a BA in Psychology in 1957 and an LLB from the Law School in 1960. He wrote "how-to" books about real property and worked as a tax law attorney for the City of San Diego. His job made him decide to run for office and try to change the unwieldy tax system. Kapiloff is the father of three children: Johanna, Norman, and Yvonne.
    Assembly Member Kapiloff was a Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity Member and State Bar Association Member. He was elected to the State Assembly in 1972. According to the California Legislature at Sacramento (Handbooks), he served on the following committees:

    Biography/Organization History

    • Standing Committees
    • Aging (Special Subcommittee), 1979-1980
    • Criminal Justice, 1982
    • Employment and Public Employees, 1973-1974
    • Energy (Subcommittee), 1976
    • Energy and Diminishing Materials, 1975
    • Energy and Natural Resources, 1981-1982
    • Land Use (Subcommittee), 1976
    • *Chair, 1976
    • Planning and Land Use, 1973
    • Planning, Land Use, and Energy, 1974
    • Resources and Land Use, 1975
    • Resources, Land Use, and Energy, 1976-1980
    • Revenue and Taxation, 1973-1982
    • *Vice Chair, 1973-1974
    • Rules, 1981-1982
    • Urban Development and Housing, 1973-1974
    • Water, 1976-1977
    • *Vice Chair, 1977
    • Water, Parks, and Wildlife, 1978-1980
    • *Vice Chair, 1978
    • *Chair, 1979-1980
    • Ways and Means, 1981-1982
    • Select Committees
    • Open Space Lands, 1974
    • Revision of the Corporations Code, 1973-1974
    • Veteran Affairs, 1980
    • Other Service
    • State Benefits and Services Advisory Board, 1975-1977
    After leaving the Legislature, Kapiloff served on the San Diego Superior Court until his retirement in 1994.

    Scope and Content

    The Lawrence Kapiloff Papers consist of Assembly Bill Files, 1973-1982. The bill files document Kapiloff's legislative activity during his time as a member of the California State Assembly. Bills introduced by Assembly Member Kapiloff cover a wide array of subjects. His main areas of interest were the tax system and water issues.

    Microfilm

    The records are available on microfilm at the California State Archives.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kapiloff, Lawrence
    Water
    Taxation