Chris Beutler, 1944- [RG5564.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG5564.AM:  Chris Beutler, 1944-

Papers: 1980s-2006
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.: State senator
Size: 46.0 cu.ft.; 46 boxes

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Born November 14, 1944, Chris Beutler graduated from Omaha Benson High School in 1962.  He received degrees from Yale University in 1962 and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law in 1973.  He served in the U.S. Peace Corps from 1966-1967 and as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army from 1969-1971.  Beutler served in the Nebraska State Legislature from 1978-1986, representing the 28th District.  He was re-elected in 1990 and served until 2006.  He left office due to term limits.  Beutler was elected as Mayor of the City of Lincoln in 2007.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of 46 boxes of legislative subject files compiled by Sen. Beutler’s office dating from the 1980s through 2006.  The bulk of the collection dates from the 1990s through 2004.  The collection is unprocessed, but an inventory is available.  The collection is organized roughly alphabetically.

DESCRIPTION

Box 1
Folder

  1. Abortion & Related Issues
  2. Abortion & Related Issues Cont’d
  3. Abortion & Related Issues: Fetal Tissue (LB304, 2001)

Box 2
Folder

  1. Agriculture: A-F
  2. Agriculture: F-W
  3. Agriculture: Livestock Waste Management – LB 870 (1999)
  4. Agriculture: Livestock Waste Management – LB 748/LR 295/LR 388

Box 3
Folder

  1. Agriculture – Livestock Waste Management
  2. Aquila
  3. Archway

Box 4
Folder

  1. Agriculture – Livestock Waste Management – LB 916 (2004)
  2. Children’s Issues Cont’d
  3. Child Support
  4. Child Support for College

Box 5
Folder

  1. Archway Cont’d
  2. Children’s Issues
  3. Child Support for College: LB 752 (1997)

Box 6
Folder

  1. Child Support for College: LB 752 (1997) Cont’d
  2. City of Lincoln
  3. Commonwealth

Box 7
Folder

  1. Crime: Concealed Handguns
  2. Crime: Death Penalty (General)
  3. Crime: Death Penalty (Special Session)

Box 8
Folder

  1. Crime: Death Penalty (Special Session cont’d)
  2. Crime: Drugs
  3. Crime: Drunk Driving

Box 9
Folder

  1. Crime: General Subject Cont’d
  2. Crime: General Subject
  3. Drunk Driving Cont’d

Box 10
Folder

  1. Crime: Juvenile Crime
  2. Economics & Tax Issues: Economic Development
  3. Economic Development: LB 775
  4. Economic Development: LB 775 2003/2004

Box 11
Folder

  1. Coordinating Commission – Tuition, Fees, & Financial Aid Reports
  2. Educational Issues – Coordinating Commission: Budget Recommendations
  3. Educational Issues – General Subject

Box 12
Folder

  1. Economics & Tax Issues: Lodging Tax
  2. Educational Issues – After School Programs
  3. Education – Child Care & Early Childhood Education

Box 13
Folder

  1. Education Issues: Community Colleges
  2. Economics and Tax Issues: A – L
  3. Economics and Tax Issues: T – W
  4. Economics and Tax Issues: 1980s

Box 14
Folder

  1. Education: General Education
  2. Educational Issues
  3. Economics and Tax Issues: L-P

Box 15
Folder

  1. Educational Issues – Goals for Nebraska Education
  2. Educational Issues – Goals for Nebraska Education Cont’d
  3. Education – Legislative Initiatives

Box 16
Folder

  1. Education – Legislative Initiatives: Class One Schools
  2. Education: Midwestern Higher Education (MHEC)
  3. Education: Midwestern Higher Education (MHEC)

Box 17
Folder

  1. Education: School Finance
  2. Education: School Finance – LR 174 (Review Public Higher Education Financing in Nebraska  - 2003)
  3. Education: Statistics & Facts about Nebraska Schools

Box 18
Folder

  1. Education – Special Education
  2. Education – Standards
  3. Education – Standards Cont’d

Box 19
Folder

  1. Education – Standards Cont’d: Other States
  2. Education: State Colleges
  3. Education – Student Aide
  4. Education – Student Aide
  5. Education – Teachers

Box 20
Folder

  1. Education – Tax Equity & Educational Opportunities Support Act
  2. Education – Teacher Salaries
  3. Education – University of Nebraska (UNL)

Box 21
Folder

  1. Education – University of Nebraska
  2. Federal Government: Trade Agreements
  3. Ethanol
  4. Education – University of Nebraska

Box 22
Folder

  1. Federal Government: 2004 Trade Issue Re Scope of Governor’s Authority
  2. Federal Government
  3. 2003/2004 Gambling Initiative

Box 23
Folder

  1. 2003/2004 Gambling Initiative
  2. Gambling: 2004 Ballot Language
  3. Gambling: Indian Gambling

Box 24
Folder

  1. Gambling: Omaha World Herald
  2. Gambling: Nebraska State Lottery
  3. Gambling: Miscellaneous
  4. Gambling: LB 851, 1995

Box 25
Folder

  1. General Subject: A-C
  2. General Subject: C-F
  3. General Subject: E-G

Box 26
Folder

  1. General Subject: Housing
  2. General Subject: I-L
  3. General Subject: L

Box 27
Folder

  1. General Subject: L-M
  2. General Subject: Omaha, City of
  3. General Subject: P

Box 28
Folder

  1. General Subject: P
  2. General Subject: P-R
  3. General Subject: Retirement
  4. General Subject: Retirement

Box 29
Folder

  1. General Subject: R-S
  2. General Subject: S
  3. General Subject: State Fair
  4. General Subject: Takings

Box 30
Folder

  1. General Subject: Telecom
  2. General Subject: Telecommunication/Universal Service Fund
  3. General Subject: Title Insurance
  4. General Subject: T-U
  5. General Subject: W

Box 31
Folder

  1. General Subject: Westridge Capital Management
  2. General Subject: Whiteclay
  3. Health: A-B
  4. Health: Children

Box 32
Folder

  1. Health: B-F
  2. Health: H-I
  3. Health: L-M

Box 33
Folder

  1. Health: Medicaid (LB 8, 2003)
  2. Health: Medicaid
  3. Health: Mental Health

Box 34
Folder

  1. Health: N
  2. Health: O-R
  3. Health: R
  4. Health: T-W

Box 35
Folder

  1. Initiative & Referenda: General and Nebraska
  2. Initiative & Referenda: Other States
  3. Initiative & Referenda: Term Limits
  4. Insurance: National Warranty

Box 36
Folder

  1. Low Level Waste Case
  2. Low Level Waste Case
  3. Low Level Waste Case

Box 37
Folder

  1. Low Level Waste Case
  2. Minimum Wage – LB 256
  3. Minimum Wage – LB 554
  4. Minimum Wage

Box 38
Folder

  1. Minimum Wage
  2. Natural Resources: A-G
  3. Natural Resources: Interim – Hearing LR 245-246

Box 39
Folder

  1. Natural Resources: L-N
  2. Legislative Bill 384
  3. Natural Resources: Niobrara Council
  4. Natural Resources: Republican Valley: Nebraska-Kansas Water Case

Box 40
Folder

  1. Natural Resources: Nebraska Environmental Trust
  2. Natural Resources: LB 108, 1995, LB 1152
  3. Natural Resources: Conservation Easements

Box 41
Folder

  1. Natural Resources: Trails: E-L
  2. Trails: A-C
  3. Natural Resources: Wind Energy

Box 42
Folder

  1. Natural Resources: Trails: L-N
  2. Natural Resources: Trails: O-P
  3. Natural Resources: Railroads

Box 43
Folder

  1. Natural Resources: Trails: S
  2. Natural Resources: Trails: S-U
  3. Nebraska

Box 44
Folder

  1. Natural Resources: Water Policy
  2. Natural Resources: Water Policy   LB 962 (2004)
  3. Natural Resources: Water Policy

Box 45
Folder

  1. Natural Resources: Water Quality
  2. Natural Resources: Water Quality
  3. Natural Resources: Wetlands

Box 46
Folder

  1. Property Tax
  2. Economics and Tax Issues: R-T

 

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