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Constitutional Revision Committee

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Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1944 Commission - Commission Publications

 Series
Identifier: 038-01-002
Scope and Contents The publications in this series are of two types. The first type consists of the reports and recommendations of the several committees into which the Commission members divided to study specific portions of the existing State Constitution. Each of these brief reports indicates the portion of the Constitution assigned to it and then article by article, section by section and paragraph by paragraph lists the committee's recommendations. The second type consists of two copies of the revised...
Dates: Created: 1944

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1944 Commission - Minutes

 Series
Identifier: 038-01-001
Scope and Contents These minutes of the very irregular meetings of the commission are of the transcript variety. Also included are the minutes of two committees of the Commission, Committee Number Five and the Policy Committee. As is true of all minutes, the members of the Commission present are noted at the out­set of each meeting and parliamentary procedure is observed in conducting the business of the Commission. Evidently the existing Constitution at the time was divided up among several committees article...
Dates: Created: 1943-1944

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1964 Commission - Fiscal Reports

 Series
Identifier: 038-02-008
Scope and Contents This series contains: travel vouchers, attendance lists for hearings, voucher forms, and requests for supplies and services.
Dates: Created: 1963-1964

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1964 Commission - Governor's Special Committee for Statutory-Constitutional Coordination Files

 Series
Identifier: 038-02-010
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) the minutes, (2) forms, (3) Committee membership rosters, (4) memorandums, (5) proposed work schedules, (6) sample ballots for constitutional amend­ments and vote totals, (7) a checklist indicating Commission members' approval of the work and expense of the Committee, (8) sub-committee assign­ment lists, and (9) related correspondence.The Committee was composed of young attorneys who were charged with the responsibility of engaging in the necessary legal...
Dates: Created: 1963-1964

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1964 Commission - Internal Working Papers of the Commission

 Series
Identifier: 038-02-007
Scope and Contents Collection consists of documents creating Constitutional Revision Commission and appointing members; Commission procedures; rosters; working papers of Commission. These records apparently were maintained by the officers of the Commission to coordinate administrative matters and to provide a central reference file for the Commission's accomplishments.
Dates: Created: 1963-1964

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1964 Commission - Minutes

 Series
Identifier: 038-02-003
Scope and Contents These minutes of the organizational meeting and regular, working meetings of the 1964 Constitutional Revision Commission are of the transcript variety and, as such, are similar to the minutes of other constitutional revision commissions (see RGSGSERIES 38-1-1). The agendas of the meetings included taking the existing Constitution at the time and studying it article by article to ascer­tain what, if any, revision was needed. It is interesting to note that the regular Commission members were...
Dates: Created: 1963-1964

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1964 Commission - Proposed Constitution Drafts and Final Copies

 Series
Identifier: 038-02-004
Scope and Contents This series contains preliminary or rough drafts of proposed amendments to or the full Constitution submitted by the various sub-committees into which the 1964 Commission divided itself. This collection includes those drafts that were, for one reason or another, rejected by the membership. Although the various drafts are typed, there are many hand-written notes on several pages which vividly document one phase of the Constitutional revision process. Several of the drafts indicated in the...
Dates: Created: 1964

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1964 Commission - Reference Publications

 Series
Identifier: 038-02-005
Scope and Contents This series contains an impressive collection of publications employed in Commission deliberations. A large proportion consists of the then current constitutions of most of the fifty states which were requested by the Com­mission to serve in many instances as guides to the revision of the Georgia Constitution. Besides the constitutions, several states included recommenda­tions of their own constitutional revision commissions. Also included are several scholarly works published by...
Dates: Created: 1931-1963

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1964 Commission - Subcommittee Hearing Files

 Series
Identifier: 038-02-009
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) minutes of hearings, (2) summary statements on recom­mendations, (3) reports from individuals or groups appearing at hearings, (4) memo­randums to sub-committee members, (5) copies of drafts of revisions, sometimes section by section, (6) newspaper clippings, and (7) correspondence submitted by attendees at hearings as evidence and related correspondence. These records document the process by which the Commission sought contributions from Georgia citizens in aiding it...
Dates: Created: 1963-1964

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1964 Commission - Subject Files

 Series
Identifier: 038-02-006
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence with Commission members, state and federal officials and the general public, copies of excerpts from publica­tions, schedules for public hearings on the proposed Constitution, notes from the desk of P.T. McCutchen and opinions of the Georgia Attorney General. Though the volume of records is small and much of the correspon­dence is of the housekeeping variety, the list of file folder labels below documents many of the agencies and authorities with which the...
Dates: Created: 1963-1964

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1969 Commission - Committee Subject Files

 Series
Identifier: 038-03-016
Scope and Contents This series contains a small percentage of the 1969 Commission's committee records. Included are: (1) committee preference sheets on which the members of the Commission indicated four committee assignments in order of preference, (2) tally sheets for the committee preferences, (3) calen­dars for July, August and September, 1969 showing committee work sessions, (4) committee attendance charts, (5) minutes of the meetings of the Policy and Drafting Committee only, (6) committee membership...
Dates: Created: 1969

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1969 Commission - Committee Working Papers and Constitutional Drafts

 Series
Identifier: 038-03-013
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) various rough drafts of the 1969 proposed Consti­tution, often referred to according to the color of paper on which they were typed; (2) various individual changes to the drafts; (3) the comments and recom­mendations of Dr. William H. Agnor of Emory University; (4) cross reference charts arranged by article for the 1945, 1964 proposed and 1969 proposed Constitutions, and (5) the working papers of the Senate Judiciary Committee which also contributed its version of the...
Dates: Created: 1969

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1969 Commission - Executive Secretary John Blackmon Subject Files

 Series
Identifier: 038-03-015
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) correspondence, (2) a copy of the final report on the cost of the Commission, (3) supply requisitions directed to the Office of Secretary of State, (4) requests for information concerning the revised Consti­tution, (5) a mailing list based on the requests, (6) bills for approval, (7) newspaper clippings, (8) press releases, and (9) assorted reference materials. These records document primarily the internal operations of the Commission, and even the correspondence is of...
Dates: Created: 1969

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1969 Commission - General Assembly Resolutions

 Series
Identifier: 038-03-014
Scope and Contents This series contains copies of several Georgia House and Senate resolu­tions which created the 1969 Constitution Revision Commission or implemented phases of the proposed Constitution composed by that body. House Resolution Three proposed the new Constitution and presented it to the people for ratification or rejection in the 1970 general election. It further fixed an effective date in the event the Constitution was ratified. Among the versions of this resolution are the interim copy, the...
Dates: Created: 1969

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1969 Commission - Minutes

 Series
Identifier: 038-03-011
Scope and Contents These bound minutes of meetings of the full Commission only are of the transcript variety and are well organized. Each Volume indicates a list of members present at each of the eight meetings. The first was an organiza­tional meeting. The second meeting of August 12, 1969 was for the purpose of receiving progress reports from the several committees (often called sub­committees by other commissions) into which the Commission divided itself. The meetings of October 7, 8, 9, 16 and 17, 1969...
Dates: Created: 1969

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1969 Commission - Misc. Records

 Series
Identifier: 038-03-012
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) correspondence, mostly of a housekeeping nature, (2) copies of the appendices for the bound minutes (RGSGSERIES 38/3/11), (3) rough and verbatim minutes of Commission meetings, (4) attendance charts for all committee hearings which indicate dates for each, (5) copies of newspaper clippings, (6) membership lists broken down into categories including those who were ex-officio members and those who were appointed by the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of...
Dates: Created: 1969

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1969 Commission - Misc. Subcommittee Files

 Series
Identifier: 038-03-019
Scope and Contents Subcommittee minutes, transcripts, correspondence and research data.
Dates: Created: 1969

Constitutional Revision Commission - 1977-82 Commission - Documentation Files

 Series
Identifier: 038-04-018
Scope and Contents This series consists of original and photocopied material documenting work of the Select Committee on Constitutional Revision. This Committee, created by an act of the General Assembly (Ga. L. 1977, p.1528, HR 135 - 588), consisted of: the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, the Attorney General, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the Senate, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee of...
Dates: Created: 1977-1983