Useful Articles


Statute Dates: "Helpful Tips Regarding California Statute Dates: Effective vs. Operative Dates & Retroactivity," by Carolina C. Rose, J.D.


Chart: How a Bill Becomes Law


Online Research Tips: "California Legislative History Publications Available Online: Including Tips and How/Why to Use Them," by Carolina C. Rose, J. D.


Statutes Online: "Accessing California Statutes Online: 1850 - Current," by Carolina C. Rose, J.D. & Lisa Hampton


Code Annotations: "Understanding California West and Deerings Code Annotations," by Carolina C. Rose, J.D.


Complexities: "The Complexities of Doing California Legislative History Research," by Carolina C. Rose, J.D.


Legislative History Notes: "Legislative History Notes: Correspondence Found in Legislative Bill Files," by Carolina C. Rose, J.D.


Statutory Records: "California Statutory Records: Reconstructing Lost Legislative Annotations From 1850-Current," by Carolina C. Rose, J.D.


Regulatory Snapshots: "Quick Tips: Reconstructing What a California Regulation Looked Like in the Past," by Carolina C. Rose, J.D.