CHAPTER 437

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

EXECUTIVE ORDER

NUMBER THIRTY-SIX

TO: The Delaware Commission on Children and Youth

SUBJECT: Federal Grants under Public Law 88-156, entitled

"Maternal and Child Health and Mental Retardation Planning Amendments of 1963"

WHEREAS, Public Law 88-156, entitled "Maternal and Child Health and Mental Retardation Planning Amendments of 1963" provides for Federal Grants to provide for the planning of comprehensive State and Community action to combat mental retardation; and

WHEREAS, the said Public Law 88-156 requires that a State Agency be designated to cooperate with the United States Government in this program; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware Commission on Children and Youth, established under Chapter 27 of 31 Delaware Code, is composed of knowledgeable public citizens, some of whom have indicated concern over mental retardation and can effectively handle the proper coordination of this project on the State level; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware Commission on Children and Youth has the authority to receive and spend public funds; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware Commission on Children and Youth does employ an Executive Secretary who is responsible on a full-time basis for direction and supervision of the activities of the agency:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of Delaware, hereby appoint

the Delaware Commission on Children and Youth to be the Delaware Agency participating under the provisions set forth in the United States of America enacted Public Law 88-156 "Maternal and Child Health and Mental Retardation Planning Amendments of 1963." This State Agency shall cooperate and coordinate with the Federal Department of Health, Education and Welfare officials in effectuating and developing a Mental Retardation Planning Study within the State of Delaware.

APPROVED this 5th day of March, 1964.

ELBERT N. CARVEL

By the Governor

(GREAT SEAL)

Attest: ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State