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More Guides to California Legislative History Research
For more help, start with these articles:
Carolina Rose, Legislative History & Intent (LRI), Research & Practice Guide: California Legislative History & Intent
In this guide, Rose distills her knowledge of legislative histories and how they are used in California. Includes coverage of the legislative process, sources of California legislative history (both published and unpublished), research steps, and advocacy tips.
Amy Atchison & Jennifer Lentz, California Legislative History, 30 Leg. Ref. Serv. Q. 127 (2011).
This thorough article provides researchers with an orientation to legislative history resources in California and provides a guide to locating essential resources. It includes an overview of the state legislative process, a guide to usage of state legislative histories, and an overview of primary sources used in legislative histories and how to find them.
Also check these research guides by other libraries:
For truly detailed coverage, try these books:
Henke's California Law Guide by
Call Number: 2nd floor/California collection KFC74 .H46 2006
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
See Chapter 4 Legislative Intent and Chapter 5 Ballot Measure Research.