CHAPTER 209

STATE COUNCIL OF DEFENSE

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT RELATING TO NATIONAL AND STATE DEFENSE, PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE COUNCIL OF DEFENSE AND OF LOCAL AND DISTRICT COUNCILS OF DEFENSE, AND PRESCRIBING THE POWERS AND DUTIES THEREOF", THE SAME BEING CHAPTER 285, VOLUME 43 LAWS OF DELAWARE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Section 3, Paragraph (a) of Chapter 285 Volume 43 Laws of Delaware entitled "Organization of Council" be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 3. Organization of Council. (a) The Council shall consist of the Governor and six or more suitable persons, not to exceed twenty three, appointed by and holding office during the pleasure of the Governor. The Governor shall serve as Chairman of the Council. He shall designate one of the members of the Council as vice-chairman. Appointment of members shall be made without reference to political affiliation and with reference to their special knowledge of industry, agriculture, consumer protection, labor, education, health, welfare, or other subjects relating to National or State defense.

Approved February 23, 1943.