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RG 053, Commission to Investigate & Report on a Civil Administration Code, 1919-1921
Inventory of Records
Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.
Copyright © 2007 by the Connecticut State Library
In 1919, the General Assembly created this Commission “to investigate and report on a civil administration code.” Five members were appointed, of whom James R. Mead was elected chairman and Frank E. Morgan secretary. The first meeting was held in June 1919. The Commission collected data on state government organization and expenditures, took testimony from government officials and others, held public hearings between April and May 1920, and drafted its final report. The report was agreed upon in September 1920 and the General Assembly received the report in the 1921 session and formed a new joint committee on the matter. Legislators recommitted the bill reported out in May 1921, and the legislation never passed.
The record group contains minutes of meetings, reports and bills from the legislature, printed reports of state agencies and administration codes of other states, working papers and drafts, organizational charts, drafts of the final report, and the report itself.
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Connecticut. Commission to Investigate & Report on a Civil Administration Code
Mead, James R
Morgan, Frank E
Connecticut -- Politics and government
Connecticut. Commission to Investigate & Report on a Civil Administration Code -- Records and correspondence
The Commission's records were found early in 1972 in the State Library's Oak Street building; they were in extreme disorder and are incomplete.