The records of the Senate Natural Resources and Wildlife Committee consist of 63 cubic feet of records from the Senate Natural
Resources Committee (1957-1969), Senate Natural Resources and Wildlife Committee (1970-2004), and the Senate Natural Resources
and Water Committee (2005-2006). Significant topics include air quality, mining issues, parks and recreation, endangered species,
historical landmarks, coastal resources, nature preserves, and natural diversity.
The Senate Natural Resources Committee was created in 1942 and consisted of nine members by 1943. The committee reviewed
legislation regarding bills amending the Public Resources Code and uncodified legislation relating to mines and mining, oil,
forestry, parks, and to the public domain. The committee name was changed to the Senate Natural Resources and Wildlife Committee
in 1970 by Senate Resolution 83.
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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
Collection is open for research.