California Eugenics Sterilization Program (Health and Human Services Agency - California)

Jessie Gomez filed this request with the Health and Human Services Agency - California of California.
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From: Jessie Gomez


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

- A copy of any and all documents used by the state regarding California’s Eugenics Law, which went into effect from 1909 to 1979.
- A list of those who were sterilized under California's Eugenics Law from 1909 to 1979.
- A copy of waiver(s) or consenting documents used prior to eugenic procedures.
- Any supplemental materials used to detail the eugenics procedure to patients.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jessie Gomez

From: Health and Human Services Agency - California

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59221-94847734, Aug 9, 7:44 AM PDT

Health and Human Services Agency - California
PRA Office
Room 460
1600 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

August 9, 2018

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

- A copy of any and all documents used by the state regarding California’s Eugenics Law, which went into effect from 1909 to 1979.
- A list of those who were sterilized under California's Eugenics Law from 1909 to 1979.
- A copy of waiver(s) or consenting documents used prior to eugenic procedures.
- Any supplemental materials used to detail the eugenics procedure to patients.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jessie Gomez

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Hello,

Your public records act request submitted to the California Health & Human Services Agency (CHHS) has been received. The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), part of CHHS, is responding on behalf of the Agency. CHHS and OSHPD do not have the records you are requesting. Please contact the California Secretary of State’s California State Archives division for the records you are seeking.

The California State Archives website is located here: http://www.sos.ca.gov/archives/

· Contact information and directions: http://www.sos.ca.gov/archives/about-archives/location-and-directions/

Regards,
Office of Legislative and Public Affairs
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
2020 West El Camino Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95833
OSHPD.LPA@oshpd.ca.gov<mailto:OSHPD.LPA@oshpd.ca.gov>

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Health and Human Services Agency - California
PRA Office
Room 460
1600 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

August 9, 2018

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

- A copy of any and all documents used by the state regarding California’s Eugenics Law, which went into effect from 1909 to 1979.
- A list of those who were sterilized under California's Eugenics Law from 1909 to 1979.
- A copy of waiver(s) or consenting documents used prior to eugenic procedures.
- Any supplemental materials used to detail the eugenics procedure to patients.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jessie Gomez

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For mailed responses, please address (see note):
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411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

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