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Title
Suffolk County, New York Legislature Committee Resolutions Collection

Collection Number
SC 276

OCLC Number
In-process

Creator 
Suffolk County, New York Legislature Committee 

Provenance 
Under review

Extent, Scope, and Content Note
The collection is comprised of 34.6 cubic ft. of  Suffolk County, New York Legislature Committee Resolutions created between 1985 and 1989. 

Arrangement and Processing Note
The papers are arranged by date. 
Finding aid updated and revised by Kristen J. Nyitray in March 2020.

Language
English 

Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.  

Citation 
[Item], [Box], Suffolk County, New York Legislature Committee Resolutions Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Historical Note
The Suffolk County Legislature was founded in January 1970.

Source: Blidner, Rachelle. "Suffolk Legislature at the 50-Year Mark: A 1962 Lawsuit Eventually Led to New County Gov't."  Newsday, February 18, 2020.

Nov. 1, 1683: Suffolk County founded with a board of supervisors as the system of representation. 
July 27, 1962: I. William Bianchi and Quentin B. Sammis filed a federal lawsuit against the county's board of supervisors, alleging it violates one-person, one-vote representation. 
April 5, 1968: U.S. Second Court of Appeals ordered the county board to reapportion itself. 
August 1968: Suffolk Board of Supervisors approves creation of 18-district legislature
November 1968: Suffolk voters approve the new governmental system. A ballot measure to allow the East End to secede from Suffolk fails.
November 1969: First legislature election. Seventeen men and one woman, all Republicans and Conservatives, are elected.
Jan. 1, 1970: Legislature replaces board of supervisors.
Jan. 13, 1970: First general meeting of the legislature. 
1975: Democrats take majority of legislature for first time.
1977: Legislative Budget Review Office created .
Feb. 1, 1988: First female presiding officer is Sandra Bachety.

Subjects
 
Suffolk County (N.Y.). -- Legislature.
Suffolk County (N.Y.) -- Politics and government.
Politics and government
New York (State) -- Suffolk County.

INVENTORY

Box 1

1985: 2093
1986: 1001 - 1099

Box 2
1986: 1100 - 1249

Box 3
1986: 1250 - 1374

Box 4
1986: 1375 - 1499

Box 5
1986: 1500 - 1635

Box 6
1986: 1636 - 1762

Box 7
1986: 1763 - 1899

Box 8
1986: 1900 - 2024

Box 9
1986: 2025 - 2149

Box 10
1986: 2150 - 2284

Box 11
1986: 2285 - 2413

Box 12
1986: 2414 - 2473 and 1 - 90

Box 13
1987: 1001 - 1038

Box 14
1987: 1139 - 1270

Box 15
1987: 1271 - 1380

Box 16
1987: 1381 - 1509

Box 17
1987: 1510 - 1658

Box 18
1987: 1659 - 1789

Box 19
1987: 1791 - 1893

Box 20
1987: 1894 - 1999

Box 21
1987: 2000 - 2098

Box 22
1987: 2099 - 2222 and 4 - 131

Box 23
1988: 133 - 1112

Box 24
1988: 1113 - 1235

Box 25
1988: 1236 - 1367

Box 26
1988: 1368 - 1509

Box 27
1988: 1510 - 1642

Box 28
1988: 1643 - 1759

Box 29
1988: 1761 - 1900

Box 30
1988: 1901 - 2082

Box 31
1988: 2083 - 2272

Box 32
1988

Box 33
1989: 66 - 1192

Box 34
1989: 1193 - 1414

Box 35
1989: 1415 - 1599

Box 36
1989: 1600 - 1715

Box 37
1989: 1716 - 1899

Box 38
1989: 1900 - 2077

Box 39
1989: 2078 - 2202

Box 40
1989: 2204 - 2281

Box 41
Resolutions: December 23, 1986 - December 12, 1989
LADS Action Reports: January 27, 1987 - December 28, 1988