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Inventory of the State and Consumer Services Agency Records
R209  
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Description
The State and Consumer Services Agency oversees a diverse array of state departments and is considered the conglomerate superagency within state government. The records of the State and Consumer Services Agency consist of 75 cubic feet of textual records covering the period 1989 through 2000.
Background
The State and Consumer Services Agency was created in 1977 when it succeeded the responsibilities of the Agriculture and Services Agency (Chapter 1229, Statutes of 1977). The State and Consumer Services Agency oversees a diverse array of state departments and is considered the conglomerate superagency within state government. The agency is under the supervision of the Secretary for State and Consumer Services, who is appointed by the governor and is a member of the Governor's Cabinet. The agency's main responsibility is to provide communication, coordination, and policy guidance between the Governor's Office and the departments within the agency. State departments under the supervision of the agency have included the California Science Center, California Museum of Science and Industry, California African-American Museum, the Department of Consumer Affairs, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Fair Employment and Housing Commission, the Office of the State Fire Marshall, the Franchise Tax Board, the Department of General Services, State Personnel Board, Public Employees' Retirement System, State Teachers' Retirement System, Department of Veterans Affairs, Building Standards Commission, Seismic Safety Commission, the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board, the Office of Information Security and Privacy Protection, and the Office of the Insurance Advisor, and the California Public Broadcasting Commission.
Extent
75 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
Collection is open for research.