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California Administrative Law: Executive Orders & Proclamations

This guide provides an overview for researching California administrative or regulatory law in the UCLA Law Library. This guide covers finding, updating and tracking regulations, as well as agency decisions and rulings.

Online California Governor Executive Orders & Proclamations

Executive Orders and Proclamations

Governor's Proclamations and Executive Orders

Law Library:  Microfilm J 87.C2 A15 (Microform Room)(1849-1990)

Governor’s Chaptered Bill Files

California State Archives. 1943-2010. 303 microfilm reels. For each bill that becomes law or is vetoed, the Governor’s Office creates a separate file. Each file may include a copy of the bill in its final version, analyses by the Legislative Counsel and Attorney General concerning the constitutionality of the bill and its affect on existing codes and statutes, a summary and analysis prepared by the Governor’s Legislative Secretary with a recommendation for approval or veto, position statements by the bill’s author, affected agencies, and special interest groups, and, for vetoed bills, the text of the Governor’s veto message. A list of the files is available at the California State Archives.

Message of the Governor of the State of California to the Legislature. 1849 - . Biennial 1865-1965. Annual 1849-1863, 1965-.  

Law Library:  KFC 14 L41.  Governor's messages are printed in the Assembly and Senate Journals. 

Inaugural Addresses of California Governors

Internet: Governor's Gallery (search by individual governor)